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Hall of Famer Thomas to join Lara in Pro-Am

HAMILTON, Bermuda,  CMC — National Football League (NFL) Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas and West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara will be among the celebrities who will play in the Pro-Am golf tournament preceding next week’s Grand Slam of Golf at picturesque Port Royal, the PGA of America announced yesterday.

Australia bank on IPL experience

(Cricinfo) Australia arrived in India hoping for a hat-trick of ODI series wins here but are aware that they have arrived with perhaps the least experienced side of the past two decades.

Hawk-Eye’s vision extends to soccer and beyond

BASINGSTOKE, England,  (Reuters) – Blatant foul or theatrical dive? Penalty kick or yellow card? The company that came up with the Hawk-Eye system to settle line calls in tennis is involved in a trial of video refereeing that could end many of the disputes that give soccer a bad name, its founder says.

Federer already looking forward to ‘great’ 2014

(Reuters) – Looking back is a waste of time, as far as Roger Federer is concerned. While tennis fans and pundits are obsessed with his below-par performance at the four majors this year which has left him in danger of missing the cut for the season-ending ATP finale for the first time since 2001, Federer has already put a positive spin on his 2013 trials and tribulations.

Defending champs retain title

Repeat champions Albouystown/Charlestown posing with the Championship trophy as well as their replicas and individual awards.

Albouystown/Charlestown retained their title defeating Wortmanville/Werk-en-Rust 87-82 when the Mackeson Trinity Grid Holdings (TGH) Pacesetters Basketball Club Inter-Ward Championships concluded on Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Harbhajan gives Mumbai the double

Sachin Tendulkar is lifted by his team-mates after Mumbai Indians’ 33-run win against Rajasthan Royals in the Champions League final © BCCI

(Cricinfo) A furious finish from Mumbai Indians’ middle order propelled them to a monumental total before a chase-breaking over from Harbhajan Singh snuffed out the last of Rajasthan Royals’ spirit, driving Mumbai to their second major title of the year, as they won the Champions League final by 33 runs yesterday.