ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Stylish stroke-maker Marlon Samuels and West Indies women’s captain, Stafanie Taylor, walked away with the top honours at Tuesday night’s fourth West Indies Cricket Board/West Indies Players’ Association Awards Ceremony here.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards says he is hoping the pitch at the stadium named in his honour provides healthy bounce, in the opening Test against India starting here today.
COLWYN BAY, Wales, CMC – Leeward Islands left-hander Chesney Hughes stroked his 10th first class hundred on Tuesday but it was not enough to save Derbyshire as they crashed to a four-wicket defeat to Glamorgan in the County Championship here yesterday.
FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Britain’s Chris Froome took another big step towards a third Tour de France title when he dropped his main rivals in the finale of the 17th stage, a 184-km mountain trek won by Russian Ilnur Zakarin yesterday.
Garvin Nedd, coach of the Guyana Under-17 cricket team said yesterday that he believes the current batch of youngsters have bright futures ahead and expects more progression from them, especially after seeing their performances in the just concluded West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U17 tournament.
Sparta Boss, North Ruimveldt, Showstoppers and Broad Street were amongst the victories when the 2nd Annual Ballers in the Summer Street Football Championship commenced on Saturday at the Pouderoyen Tarmac.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil’s intelligence agency said yesterday it was investigating all threats to next month’s Rio Olympics after a presumed Brazilian Islamist group pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS) less than three weeks before the Games.
(Reuters) – Tiger Woods has shut it down for the rest of the professional golf season, bringing into question his playing future as the best golfer of his generation will be away from the sport for over a year when, and if, he returns.
BYDGOSZCZ, Poland, CMC – Jamaica’s Tiffany James posted the fastest qualifying time to advance as one of four Caribbean competitors to the semi-final of the women’s 400 metres at the IAAF Under-20 Championships here yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England have recalled bowler James Anderson, all-rounder Ben Stokes and leg-spinner Adil Rashid to a 14-man squad for the second test against Pakistan at Old Trafford starting Friday.