(Reuters) – Rafa Nadal failed to reach a final for only the second time during his incredible 2013 season after being blown off court by Argentine whirlwind Juan Martin Del Potro at the Shanghai Masters yesterday.
As passionate as we are, it is still impossible for West Indians to fully comprehend the intensity with which the people of the second most populous nation on earth are gripped by cricket, a game bequeathed to their widely diverse people by their one-time colonial overlords.
After a one year absence the Banks DIH Rugby Sevens Championships returns to the National Park rugby field today.
The championship comes at an opportune time, giving the national male and female sevens teams a chance to further hone their skills individually playing for their respective clubs and stake their claim for inclusion in the final squads.
After weighing in at 134 pounds each, Jamaican, Glenroy ‘Bumpy’ Beckford and multiple division title holder, Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell stood with their faces inches apart, their mouths moving at a rapid-fire pace as they shouted at one another.
The cream of the nation’s wheelsmen will be vying to become an ounce of gold richer when the second annual 80-mile Kadir Mohamed Memorial Ounce of Gold road race pedals off today on Homestretch Avenue.
A hat trick by Zubair Likhon along with half-centuries from Sadman Islam Anik and Jashim Uddin propelled Bangladesh U19s to a 198-run mauling of their West Indies counterparts yesterday in the third of the seven-match Under-19 One Day Internationals played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
- Aubrey `Shanghai’ Major; says K&S will not budge from planned Court action if favourable outcome is not arrived at
Co-founder of the Kashif and Shanghai (K&S) Organization, Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major is adamant that some executives of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) are envious and instead of carrying out their mandate, they are devoted to red carding the long running tournament.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – “God Bye” screamed the front page of India’s largest selling newspaper yesterday reflecting the depressive mood of the cricket-crazy country after its favourite son, Sachin Tendulkar, announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Of all the uncertainties facing the Los Angeles Lakers as they prepare for their season opener later this month against the Clippers the biggest is the timetable for Kobe Bryant’s comeback from injury.