SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazilians rejoiced yesterday when their nervy team edged past Chile to book a place in the World Cup quarter-finals in a nail-biting penalty shootout after the game finished 1-1 following extra time.
Last year’s time trial champion Raynauth Jeffrey added a second national time trial championship title to his collection yesterday.
The talented 20-year old wheelsman proved to be in top form, besting Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams by six seconds on a sunny day on the Linden/ Soesdyke Highway.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A gaping hole appeared in the women’s draw at Wimbledon after Alize Cornet toppled top seed Serena Williams yesterday but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer stayed on course for a semi-final showdown after convincing wins.
Shawna Gentle, elder of the Gentle sisters defeated her sibling Afruica Thursday in the most anticipated match of that evening as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open tournament continued at the GBTI Recreational Facility in Bel Air.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Kane Williamson’s unbeaten half-century kept New Zealand afloat after two key strikes by fast bowler Kemar Roach threatened to derail the innings, as West Indies made critical strides towards winning the decisive third Test here yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – West Indies cricket president Dave Cameron and Pakistan board chairman Najam Sethi have been awarded seats on the International Cricket Council’s new executive committee, but South Africa has been snubbed from the game’s new world order.
The national men’s rugby team will lock horns with USA South today from l6:00hrs in the final of the North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) 15s championships at the Life University Rugby Complex in Marietta, Atlanta, Georgia.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite struck a half-century to lead a forthright West Indies reply but rain wrecked the second day of the decisive third Test here yesterday, robbing the hosts of precious time in their quest for victory and a series win.
National cyclist Raynauth Jeffrey’s confidence is at an all-time high ahead of this weekend’s National Cycling Championships. When the calendar flipped to June, Jeffrey’s sole focus was defending his National Time Trial and Road Race titles.