UK judge finds ‘untruthful’ Ecclestone paid bribes

Bernie Ecclestone

LONDON, (Reuters) – A British judge found yesterday that Bernie Ecclestone had paid bribes to a German banker as part of a “corrupt agreement” linked to the 2005 sale of a stake in Formula One – an issue at the heart of Ecclestone’s forthcoming bribery trial in Germany.

Highlights of Wednesday’s NBA games

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games. – – – Timberwolves 104, Pacers 91 Minnesota forward Kevin Love won a scorers’ duel against fellow All Star Paul George as the Timberwolves earned a surprise win against the Eastern Conference-leading Pacers.

Dwayne Smith to defend his Single Wicket title

Dwayne Smith

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC- The Most Valuable Player of the just concluded NAGICO Super50 tournament, Dwayne Smith, is to defend his Caribbean Single Wicket Cricket title when the 2014 tournament gets under way in June, organizers have announced.

We wanted to bat first — Sammy

(Jamaica Observer) After the West Indies lost to  Ireland in a Twenty20 (T20) International for the first time ever, captain Darren Sammy suggested that perhaps his team would have been better served to bowl first when he won the toss.

Historic win!

—Ireland hammer West Indies by six wickets

Ireland’s Ed Joyce scores runs on the leg side during his unbeaten innings of 40 yesterday. (WICB media photo)

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC– World T20 champions West Indies plummeted to a painful six wicket defeat against Ireland in their first T20 international at Sabina Park here yesterday.

Islam twins win on opening night

Ashley Khalil

The Islam twins Daniel and Anthony won their matches Tuesday night as the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel Guyana, served off the Bounty Farm Mash Handicap tournament at the Georgetown Club.

National team make 203 on first day

Veerasammy Permaul (right) and Devendra Bishoo offered resistance down the order during their 29-run partnership.

Opener Assad Fudadin top scored with a patient 41 for the Guyana team on day-one of their four-day warm-up match against the Rest XI played at the National Stadium, Providence, as the players prepare for the four-day leg of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional 2014 tournaments.

Kroos missile helps Bayern sink 10-man Arsenal

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Holders Bayern Munich survived an early battering to beat 10-man Arsenal 2-0 on a night of high drama in the Champions League yesterday as both teams missed penalties and home goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny was sent off.