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Brazil police arrest presidential aide in World Cup probe

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazilian police yesterday arrested a presidential aide and two ex-governors as part of an investigation into the 2014 World Cup’s most expensive stadium, another black eye for the country’s political establishment that adds pressure on beleaguered President Michel Temer.

Bolt weeps as friend Mason laid to rest

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Sprint icon Usain Bolt was among high profile members of the sports fraternity paying their last respects as Jamaica-born British high jumper Germaine Mason was laid to rest here Sunday.

GFF honours Walter Moore

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has honoured Golden Jaguars’ defender Walter Moore who recently wrapped up a Talent Identification initiative to Guyana.

Jabloteh stunned by Cibao FC to miss out Champions League

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Luckless San Juan Jabloteh missed out on automatic qualification for the CONCACAF Champions League when they crashed to a 1-0 defeat to the Dominican Republic’s Cibao FC, in the final of the Caribbean Football Union Club Championship here Sunday night.

Williams wants fixed period for volleyball

President of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA), Trevor Williams, at the opening of the DVA-A – Division Volleyball league said that he hopes that the league will present an unvarying time period where competitive and intense volleyball is played.

Annual three-stage cycle road race in limbo

—GCF awaiting request for funding for event from NSC

Guyana’s longest tenured cycling event is in a limbo.According to a source within the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF), the future of the Independence Three-Stage road race which has been a fixture on the cycling calendar for more than three decades, is uncertain.

Injured Wozniacki drops out of Strasbourg

(Reuters) – Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki’s preparation for next week’s French Open suffered a huge blow after she retired injured from her opening-round match against American Shelby Rogers at Strasbourg International yesterday.

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