FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Mexico yet again dropped out of the World Cup in the round of 16, leaving players and millions of Mexicans frustrated as they watched in horror as their dreams were crushed in the last four minutes of the game on Sunday in Brazil.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard succeeded where Serena Williams failed as she beat Alize Cornet to reach the last eight of Wimbledon on a rain-hit Monday that produced another display of grass mastery by defending men’s champion Andy Murray.
(Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) faced bankruptcy and isolation if it did not back the radical changes made by the International Cricket Council (ICC) last week, chairman Najam Sethi said on Monday.
RIO DE JANIERO, (Reuters) – Uruguay striker Luis Suarez has finally apologised for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match and vowed there would never be a repeat of the incident.
Waramadong Secondary coach Louie Thomas says that preparations for the finals of the Digicel national u-18 football tourney are progressing smoothly and that he is confident his charges will reverse their fortunes against two-time defending titleholders Christianburg/Wismar Secondary.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies crashed to a 2-1 series defeat here yesterday after producing another inept batting performance to hand New Zealand a 53-run victory in the decisive third Test at Kensington Oval.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Flamboyant opener Chris Gayle has been rested but Kieron Pollard has returned to the West Indies Twenty20 squad for the two-match series against New Zealand next weekend in Dominica.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – The World Cup served up more nerve-shredding drama with Netherlands scoring two late goals to beat shattered Mexico 2-1 and 10-man Costa Rica bouncing back from conceding a stoppage time equaliser to oust Greece on penalties yesterday.
CHESTER-LE-STREET, England, CMC – Leeward Islands left-hander Chesney Hughes was among the runs but could not prevent Derbyshire from crashing to an eight-wicket defeat to Durham in the English T20 Blast here yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Speedster Kemar Roach captured his 100th Test wicket but Kane Williamson’s career-best century and then torrential rain, spoiled West Indies chances of winning the decisive third Test at Kensington Oval here yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Defending champion Andy Murray’s tranquil progress through Wimbledon’s opening week has been eerily calm.
No pesky upstarts trying to knock him off his perch, no tumbles on the lush lawns, no niggles from the back that needed surgery last year and no question marks about his form which, for the first three rounds, has been imperious.