LONDON, (Reuters) – Wimbledon welcomes back a British men’s singles champion for the first time in 78 years today but Andy Murray says he will allow himself only a brief moment to milk the adulation before getting down to business.
CUIABA, Brazil, (Reuters) – Highly-fancied Belgium booked a place in the World Cup last 16 with a late goal in a pedestrian 1-0 win over Russia leaving Algeria to light up Group H by routing South Korea 4-2 with a scoring spree yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Resurgent sprinter Richard Thompson smashed the Trinidad and Tobago national record as he streaked to a world-leading 9.82 seconds at the National Championships here Saturday.
SPIELBERG, Austria, (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Formula One Grand Prix in a Mercedes one-two finish yesterday to stretch his championship lead over team mate Lewis Hamilton to 29 points after eight races.
LEEDS, England, (Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara scored a world record equalling half century as Sri Lanka reached 214-4 at the end of the third day to leave the second test against England delicately poised yesterday.
Top officials of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) are due in Guyana tomorrow ahead of their all-important meeting with the Guyana Government over the contentious Cricket Administration Bill which was recently passed in the National Assembly.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Argentina captain Lionel Messi and record-equalling Miroslav Klose of Germany rode to the rescue of their teams with trademark goals on another day of rich entertainment at the World Cup finals yesterday.
We’ve got to go back 15 years, to the 1999 home series against Australia, to find as unlikely a turnaround for the West Indies’ as that in the second Test against New Zealand at the Queen’s Park Oval on Friday.
LEEDS, England, (Reuters) – Opener Sam Robson hit his maiden test century before Sri Lanka fought back with four late wickets on the second day of the second test at Headingley, England closing on 320 for six, a lead of 63.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum believes one bad session cost his side the second Test against West Indies, and says they need to stick to their game plan if they are to win the third Test and the series.