MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Fast bowler Mitchell Starc expects to need a couple of games to get up to express pace but is looking forward to coming back from injury on Australia’s Caribbean tour next month.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies off-spinner Ashley Nurse expects the captaincy of Kieron Pollard to once again play a pivotal role in Barbados Tridents’ upcoming Caribbean Premier League campaign, and believes the squad is strong enough to challenge for the title.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Andy Murray survived a second close shave at the French Open yesterday, but his path towards what he hopes will be a maiden title in Paris is getting so circuitous he may soon find himself hacking through trees in the nearby Bois de Boulogne.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilian investigators have expanded their probe into possible corruption around the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this August to include all the venues and services financed with federal funds, a lead prosecutor told Reuters.
Pele stalwarts and Golden Jaguars internationals Gregory Richardson and Travis Grant as well as Omallo Williams have been provisionally banned by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) for their actions in the abandoned fixture featuring Alpha United in the Stag Beer Elite League.
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Neither Jason Holder nor Sunil Narine could conjure up the magic required as Kolkata Knight Riders produced a weak effort in a 22-run defeat to Sunrisers Hyderabad, to bow out of the Indian Premier League yesterday.