TORONTO, (Reuters) – Bank of Nova Scotia has warned regional soccer body CONCACAF, which is deeply enmeshed in the FIFA bribery scandal, that it will withhold funds from a major sponsorship deal unless the confederation cleans up its act, according to a source familiar with the bank’s position.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Skipper Angelo Mathews and opener Kaushal Silva hit half-centuries to help Sri Lanka take a 166-run first innings lead against Pakistan and push for a series-levelling victory on day two of the second test yesterday.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Sepp Blatter has added to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer’s governing body but a source told Reuters on Friday the 79-year old still intends to stand down as FIFA president.
Defending champion Anthony Downes got off to an impressive start with a 6/0, 6/1 win over Keenan Persaud in their Men’s Open Singles match when the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open Tennis Tournament continued yesterday.
(CPL T20) The Barbados Tridents made it three wins out of three in the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League as they blew the Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel away with another stunning display at the Kensington Oval.
Berbice Educational Institute (BEI) overcame a three-goal deficit to defeat Vryman’s Erven Secondary 3-2 on penalty kicks when the 5th edition of the Digicel Secondary Schools Football Championship continued yesterday at the Burnham Park ground.
By Donald Duff in Barbados
After a week of meetings of the various committees, affiliates and associate members that make up the International Cricket Council (ICC) the annual conference of the organization will come to an end today at the Hilton Hotel in Barbados.
(Barbados Nation) America’s Carl Lewis, one of the greatest athletes of all time, is arriving here next month.
He will conduct a clinic on July 8 and deliver a motivational speech at the Wildey Gymnasium on July 9.
ASUNCION, (Reuters) – Paraguay’s president ratified a new law stripping the headquarters of South America’s CONMEBOL soccer confederation of its immunity, paving the way for possible police raids on the complex as the investigation into graft in world soccer deepens.