JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Team manager Sir Richie Richardson says the West Indies have moved beyond the recent controversial impasse with their union and board, and are fully focussed on the upcoming Test series against South Africa.
HAMILTON, Bermuda CMC – Politicians and dignitaries have hailed as a game-changer for the island, Tuesday’s news from New York that Bermuda has been selected to host the 2017 America’s Cup, one of sailing’s most prestigious events.
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Tuesday’s National Basketball Association games:
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Pelicans 112, Thunder 104
Tyreke Evans scored 15 consecutive fourth-quarter points en route to a season-high 30, as New Orleans ruined Kevin Durant’s season debut with a 112-104 victory over Oklahoma City at the Smoothie King Center.
PARIS, (Reuters) – French Formula One driver Jules Bianchi did not slow sufficiently under warning flags before crashing at the Japanese Grand Prix, an International Automobile Federation (FIA) report found yesterday.
(Reuters) – The shipwrecked Team Vestas Wind crew made it back to civilization in the global Volvo Ocean Race yesterday to tell of their escape after a collision with an Indian Ocean reef which grounded and broke their boat.
MACKSVILLE, Australia, (Reuters) – Australia bid an emotional farewell to cricketer Phillip Hughes at a funeral in his hometown on Wednesday with a live coast-to-coast broadcast allowing a nation to unite in celebration and remembrance of the life of a sportsman cut down in his prime.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin says they are determined to show “fight and determination” against the world’s number one test side South Africa despite missing two of their best players.
The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) in collaboration with Banks DIH Limited officially launched their fourth annual Banks Beer Cup yesterday at the latter’s Thirst Park headquarters, Industrial Site.
Trinidadians Ryan Harper and Esan Wiltshire are the champions of the fifth edition of the FIDE-World Chess Federation Umada Cup after winning the tournament on Monday to end five days of intense battle against a field of international chess players.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The next America’s Cup will be contested in Bermuda in 2017 after defending champion Oracle Team USA chose the tiny mid-Atlantic island as host of the world’s premier sailing competition yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of Monday’s National Basketball Association games:
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Spurs 109, 76ers 103
The winless Philadelphia Sixers cut a 25-point, first-half deficit to just five in the closing minutes, before the San Antonio Spurs hung on for a 109-103 victory.