LONDON, (Reuters) – Theo Walcott’s mental strength and dedication will help him come back stronger from the knee injury that has ended his season and ruled him out of the World Cup, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said yesterday.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-Former West Indies Cricket captain Brian Lara is to compete for a place on Trinidad and Tobago’s national team for the upcoming Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship (CAGC) in Puerto Rico.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa wicketkeeper AB de Villiers will undergo hand surgery today, but is expected to be fit for the upcoming series against Australia, a Cricket South Africa spokesman said yesterday.
DURBAN, (Reuters) – Former British Open champion Darren Clarke reaped an early reward from a new fitness regime with a three-under-par 69 in the opening round of the Volvo Golf Champions tournament yesterday.
Recently founded women’s football club Little Diva Flames will start training tomorrow at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Bourda.
The club which was founded on September 15 and boasts 28 members will be preparing for the proposed U-19 tournament slated to include teams from Berbice, Linden, East Coast Demerara and West Demerara regions.
Despite their disappointing showing in the 2013 Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Cup, Alpha United Coach Wayne Dover said his team is still the one to beat in the 2014 football season citing two instances where his team trounced the current champs.
(The Sports Xchange) – Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe is out indefinitely and needs knee surgery, ESPN.com reported yesterday.
The Suns determined that Bledsoe needs a surgical procedure to repair cartilage in his right knee, according to ESPN sources.
New Zealand has the opportunity to move ahead of Australia
(ICC) ICC World Twenty20 2012 champion West Indies will begin a two-match series against New Zealand from tomorrow, with an opportunity to go to second place in the Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings Table.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Boris Becker’s first priority will be to help Novak Djokovic gain a “mental edge” when the pressure rises at the grand slams, the Australian Open champion said in Melbourne yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games.
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Spurs 112, Mavericks 90
Tony Parker had 25 points, including 14 in the third quarter, to give the San Antonio Spurs a big win over the Dallas Mavericks.