LONDON, (Reuters) – Arsenal are still playing catch-up to Chelsea but the in-from Gunners will be ready to pounce if the leaders suffer from some end of season yips, manager Arsene Wenger said yesterday.
AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods dominated the build-up to this week’s Masters but it was exciting American Jordan Spieth who produced the fireworks in a gripping opening round at Augusta National yesterday.
Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Transport Sports Club (TSC) will clash in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Brainstreet Under-15 finals on Sunday after scoring convincing victories against their respective opponents, Malteenoes Sports Clubs (MSC) and Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO).
LONDON, (Reuters) – England’s former Ashes-winning captain Michael Vaughan has talked up his credentials of a role at the England and Wales cricket board following the departure of managing director Paul Downton.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, (Reuters) – Double Olympic sprint silver medalist Yohan Blake is targeting a podium finish at this year’s world championships in Beijing after recovering from hamstring surgery, though his management team still have no definite date for his return to competition.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Scoring hundreds and doubles hundreds could force the England selectors into recalling controversial batsman Kevin Pietersen, Surrey director of cricket Alec Stewart told Reuters yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo headed his 300th goal for Real Madrid in a laboured 2-0 La Liga victory at neighbours Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday that kept the gap on leaders Barcelona down to four points.
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – Two-time world champion Fernando Alonso expects to end his Formula One career at McLaren, the 33-year-old Spaniard said, confirming that the team he joined from Ferrari at the end of last season was likely to be his last.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – England will now turn their attention to Monday’s start of the opening Test against West Indies, after their two-day tour match against a St Kitts and Nevis Invitational XI finished in a draw here yesterday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Captain Denesh Ramdin believes the experience of veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul and the senior bowlers, will be critical if West Indies are to seriously challenge England in the upcoming three-Test series.
Veteran golfer Deosarran ‘Double-Wrist’ Sookram on Sunday outplayed a field of top local golfers to be crowned the champion of the Sanjay Jewelry golf tournament which was held at the Lusignan Golf Course.