LONDON, (Reuters) – To athletics fans around the world wondering just how double-doper Justin Gatlin could be short-listed for the IAAF’s athlete of the year award, the unpalatable answer is, that having served his bans, the governing body had no real choice.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- A Supreme Court Judge here has stopped tennis officials from proceeding with plans to send a team to a major tournament in Mexico next month until a case brought by two disgruntled parents is heard.
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer notched up contrasting victories to reach the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals on Thursday while David Ferrer fought back from a set down to knock out Andy Murray.
KOCHI, India, CMC – Marlon Samuels stroked a pristine, unbeaten hundred as West Indies temporarily cast aside their bitter wrangle with players union, WIPA, to crush India by 124 runs in the opening One-Day International here yesterday.
Former Caribbean All Star and Guyana footballer Earl O’ Neal yesterday
said he is very disappointed with the National Sports Commission (NSC) in their decision to overlook players from outside the Georgetown district for national team selection.
—-IOC says FIFA’s Blatter has assured there will be no clash
LONDON, (Reuters) – The 2022 Winter Olympics may have to move from its traditional January and February dates to accommodate the World Cup finals being staged in Qatar, leading European soccer clubs’ official Umberto Gandini said yesterday.
Despite being suspended by his current employers Alpha United, Golden Jaguar international Gregory `Jackie Chan’ Richardson is adamant that he will be playing football at the annual year-end events, even if it means suiting up for another club.
The Titans Table Tennis Club will stage a table tennis training camp and tournament to commemorate its third anniversary.
According to a press release from the club, the camp will be held from October 13 to 22.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Maverick, innovator, game-changer, big-hitter, showman – accolades that Kevin Pietersen has lapped up ever since he decided to up sticks from his native South Africa and try his luck in England.
Remarkable displays of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability by their athletes, enabled Brickdam Secondary School to be crowned North Georgetown Zone 3 winners yesterday at the Eve Leary ground.
(ICC) The International Cricket Council yesterday confirmed that an independent analysis has found the bowling actions of Bangladesh’s Sohag Gazi and Zimbabwe’s Prosper Utseya to be illegal and, as such, both off-spinners have been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – An ailing Rafa Nadal added his name to the list of upsets at the Shanghai Masters after the Spaniard suffered a 6-3 7-6(6) loss to Feliciano Lopez in yesterday’s second round, as fourth seed Stan Wawrinka and in-form Kei Nishikori also made early exits.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez, who was ruled out of the limited over series against Australia with a hand injury, will miss the subsequent test series against the same opponents as well, a Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) official said.