SYDNEY, (Reuters) – There’s been no place like home for Australia and New Zealand on their respective paths to the World Cup final but just one of the co-hosts will enjoy that particular advantage when they meet in tomorrow’s title decider.
(The Sports Xchange) – Ersan Ilyasova set a career high with 34 points as the Milwaukee Bucks won consecutive games for the first time in more than a month with a 111-107 victory over the Indiana Pacers in the only game on the NBA schedule.
(ICC) India’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 campaign, colourful and vibrant and fearless, ended with a whimper yesterday, allowing Australia to set up a title clash against trans-Tasman neighbours and co-host New Zealand at the MCG tomorrow night.
Dolphin Secondary and Chase Academy will contest the finale of the third annual Milo Secondary Schools u-20 football tourney, defeating champion Lodge Secondary and Morgan Learning Centre respectively in the semi-finals yesterday.
Guyana Jaguars skipper Leon Johnson who now joins an elite cadre of Guyanese cricketers that have won a Regional four-day title, said the discipline and hard work displayed by his team throughout the season has finally paid off with victory in the 2014/15 Professional Cricket League (PCL) tournament.
Senior Guyana Jaguars batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul heaped praise on his young teammates for their performance which allowed Guyana to capture its seventh West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional four-day title, after a 17-year drought.
A desperate last minute extra-time Devon Millington goal propelled an uninspiring Bakewell Slingerz into the quarterfinal round, defeating Victoria Kings 2-1 when the 25th edition of the Kashif and Shanghai Football Tourney continued on Wednesday.
VIENNA, (Reuters) – FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan believes that world soccer’s governing body is taking the wrong approach to development of the sport, leaving many national associations without basics such as kit and pitches.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Losing to New Zealand in the World Cup pool stage was the kick up the backside Australia needed and the subsequent improvement was on show in their semi-final victory over India on Thursday, captain Michael Clarke said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Former West Indies paceman Ottis Gibson will return for a second spell as England’s fast bowling coach for next month’s tour of the West Indies, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Steve Smith’s sublime century laid the groundwork and Australia’s pace bowlers finished the job to send the co-hosts storming into a seventh World Cup final with a 95-run victory over champions India today.