MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso has completed his recovery from injury and could feature as a substitute in Wednesday’s La Liga match at home to Sevilla, coach Carlo Ancelotti said yesterday.
(Reuters) – England brushed aside any concerns surrounding captain Alastair Cook’s availability for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia despite the opening batsman’s decision to skip a practice session yesterday due to a sore back.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC– Reigning Wimbledon champion Andy Murray will headline Barbados’ Dream Cup opening next month.
Organisers say the Dream Cup, into its third year, was organized to promote opportunities for young, aspiring Barbadians, through the creation of a world-class tennis event.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Richard Gasquet kept his ATP World Tour finals hopes alive when he overcame Fernando Verdasco 7-5 6-7(6) 6-3 to reach the Paris Masters third round as fellow Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga crashed out of the race yesterday.
(Cricinfo) Rubel Hossain’s six-wicket haul, including a hat-trick, turned the first One Day International in Mirpur yesterday on its head, helping Bangladesh to defeat New Zealand by 43 runs using the Duckworth-Lewis method.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC– The world’s leading women’s cricketer, Stafanie Taylor, says she plans to continue working to improve her game despite achieving an unprecedented feat in international cricket.Taylor, the ICC Women’s Player of the Year, now leads all three rankings’ tables – batting, bowling and all-rounder.
The Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) retained its GT&T first division national indoor crown, defeating arch rivals Hikers 2-0 on penalty strokes after a locked 5-5 score line at the end of normal time on Sunday.
Guyana and West Indies Under-19 spinner Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai said yesterday that he was optimistic about successfully utilising the foreign conditions in Bangladesh as the Asian side prepares to host the return U19 series against the West Indies in December.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Aggressive middle order batsman, Deandra Dottin, says advice from the world’s leading female cricketer, Stafanie Taylor, helped her achieve her goal of securing the top player award at the just ended Women’s Twenty20 International Tri-nations series on Saturday night.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Bayer Leverkusen’s 2-1 Bundesliga win over Hoffenheim last week helped by a phantom goal will not be replayed despite the ball going in through a hole in the netting, Germany’s sports court said yesterday.
Totaram Bishum with a match haul 10 for 103 bowled the Demerara Cricket Club to the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Hadi’s World Incorporated/City Mall first division two day title after they defeated arch rivals the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) by four points.