Belgium go through, Algeria enjoy record rout

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.

Another unlikely turn around

Brian Lara

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.

GABF reduces male squad to 18

- Coach says team needs versatile players

Mark Agard

The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) has officially reduced its 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship male squad to 18 players.

We must execute in Barbados Test, says McCullum

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.