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Gus Logie sacked as Canada’s coach

Gus Logie

TORONTO, Canada,  CMC-Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been sacked as the coach of Canada, Cricket Canada announced yesterday. Logie’s dismissal follows Canada’s recent failure in the ICC World Twenty20 Qualifier, where they missed out on securing a spot in the 2014 tournament.

Ashes bowlers brace for heavy workload in Adelaide

Nathan Lyon

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Resurgent Australia had enigmatic paceman Mitchell Johnson to thank for their crushing win over England in Brisbane and will put their hopes on another unknown quantity when the coin is tossed for the second Ashes test in Adelaide.

The heat is on as FIFA announces draw procedure

Jerome Valcke

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil,  (Reuters) – FIFA will go ahead with its controversial decision to stage World Cup matches at midday in tropical venues, president Sepp Blatter said yesterday as soccer’s governing body announced a bafflingly complex procedure for Friday’s draw.

Highlights of Monday’s NBA games

Tim Duncan

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Monday’s National Basketball Association games. – – – Spurs 102, Hawks 100 Tim Duncan hit the game-winning basket with four-10ths of a second to go, giving the San Antonio Spurs a 102-100 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

World Cup prize money set for huge increase

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil,  (Reuters) – The prize money at next year’s World Cup finals will be increased by at least a third from that on offer in South Africa in 2010, FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke said yesterday.

McCullum, Taylor tons put New Zealand in charge

(Reuters) – Brendon McCullum ended a barren run of scores and three-year century drought as he and Ross Taylor tore apart a weakened West Indies attack to drive the hosts to 367 for three at the close of the first day of the opening test today.

Guyana’s Tigers roar to hockey win over Malvern

-Canadian club takes men’s first division title

Women’s champions GCC Tigers posing with their championship trophy with Digicel Event Manger Gavin Hope (centre) following their victory over Malvern of Trinidad and Tobago

Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Tigers defeated Malvern of Trinidad and Tobago 4-2 in the women’s final when the Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Festival concluded on Sunday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue.