GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC- CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb believes the recently held CONCACAF Sports Summit could set the tone for a new relationship between football and government authorities, and lead to a new era of development in the region.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England spinner Monty Panesar has signed a two-year contract with Essex, the county said yesterday. Panesar, who is in Australia ahead of next month’s Ashes series, joined Essex on loan earlier this year after being released by Sussex.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC-FIFA boss Sepp Blatter has praised CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb for taking bold steps to reform the confederation, and says the body is now poised to become a potent force in world football.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – While the Boston Red Sox were putting the finishing touches on a World Series championship on Wednesday, the NBA’s Boston Celtics were kicking off a rebuilding phase with a season-opening loss.
Member of Parliament for the main opposition party APNU Joseph Harmon said that he is unconvinced that the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment has a handle on the royalties that BOSAI Minerals is supposed to pay to Guyana for its bauxite extraction, which he estimates to be in the order of US$54 million.
(Reuters) – Australia paceman Ryan Harris has suffered shoulder, back, hip, knee, ankle and Achilles issues in a start-stop career and while the right-armer thinks there could be more problems to come he hopes to stay injury-free during the upcoming Ashes.
MEXICO CITY, (Reuters) – Mexico businesses could lose as much as $650 million if the country fails to beat New Zealand in their World Cup soccer playoff and qualify for the 2014 finals in Brazil, according to sports marketing expert Rogelio Roa.
(Reuters) – Ron the Greek, the morning line choice for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, was scratched from the race yesterday because of a hoof injury, his Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott has said.
—says Banks DIH Ltd., Managing Director George Mc Donald
History was created yesterday when the International Federation de Association Football (FIFA) World Cup Trophy arrived on local shores for the penultimate stage of the Caribbean leg of the third ever Coca-Cola World Cup Trophy Tour.