LAUSANNE, Switzerland, CMC – Grenadian sensation Kirani James streaked to victory yesterday at the Athletissima Diamond League meet in the fifth fastest men’s 400 metres of all time, setting a new national and meet record and scoring another crucial win over nemesis Lashawn Merritt.
IBAGUE, Colombia, (Reuters) – Colombian youth coach Armando Yull Brenner never suspected he had found one of the world’s greatest talents as he saw seven-year-old James Rodriguez dribble past teammates to score almost two decades ago on a shabby neighbourhood pitch.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake, who was reported for a suspect bowling action during the one-day international series against England last month, has been included in the squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa.
Ann’s Grove Secondary crushed Buxton Youth Development 4-0 in a Region Four conference matchup when the fourth annual Digicel national U-18 knockout football championship continued yesterday at the Beterverwagting ground.
Team Guyana suffered another crushing Group-B loss, going down to the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) 95-75 when the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships continued yesterday in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Tortola.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov yesterday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Captain Denesh Ramdin has scolded frontline batsmen on the West Indies team for not transforming their starts into substantial scores during the third and deciding test match against New Zealand which ended here on Monday.
FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Brazil are under intense pressure to breathe life into their World Cup campaign and produce a performance worthy of champions when they face Colombia and their free-scoring midfielder James Rodriguez in tomorrow’s quarter-final.
ACCRA, (Reuters) – Ghana’s football association yesterday defended its decision to charter a plane to carry $3 million in bonus money to players in Brazil, saying the country had done the same at the last two World Cups.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Disgraced cricketer Lou Vincent was motivated by greed, his disappointment at the end of his New Zealand international career and the feeling he could not say ‘no’ to his ‘hero’ to agree to get involved in fixing matches.
Guyana Amazon Warriors duo Trevon Griffith and Robin Bacchus are upbeat about this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament and are looking to make the most of the team’s upcoming encampment ahead of bowl off time which occurs in a few weeks.
In their first public comments since Guyana lifted the NACRA 15s championship, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) and national captain, Ryan Gonsalves hailed the players as heroes while calling on more support for the discipline.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC-West Indies pacer Kemar Roach has leapfrogged five places to tenth on the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers following an outstanding display in the third Test against New Zealand in Barbados which ended on Monday.