LAUSANNE, (Reuters) – Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke said his reputation had been destroyed by his 10-year ban from football as he appeared before a hearing to overturn the punishment at sport’s highest appeal court yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago stunned United States 2-1 here Tuesday night, to end an otherwise disappointing 2018 World Cup campaign on a high and dump the CONCACAF powerhouses out of the Russia showpiece.
(Reuters) – Any changes to test cricket must be in line with in with the sport’s new global structure, the head of the international cricket players union (FICA) Tony Irish has said.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes apologised yesterday to TV personality Katie Price and her son Harvey for a video that appeared to show him mocking the disabled boy.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Seven West Indies players were among those left in the lurch following yesterday’s shock announcement of the postponement of South Africa’s inaugural Twenty20 Global League.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies A will be hoping to make home advantage count when they clash with Sri Lanka A in the opening four-day “Test” of the three-match series at the Trelawny Multi-Purpose Stadium here today.
(Reuters) – The International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) Taiwanese president Ching-kuo Wu has been provisionally suspended by a disciplinary commission, the Olympic sport’s governing body said in a statement yesterday.
Guyana’s fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud ended yesterday’s second day of the 2017 West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council championships with a slim one point lead over England’s David Calvert at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.
BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Spain’s sports minister has requested that its national soccer federation (RFEF) holds new elections as a result of the corruption investigation into former president Angel Maria Villar, Spanish media reported yesterday.
(Reuters) – Uruguay, Argentina and Colombia qualified for next year’s World Cup yesterday after a dramatic last round of South American matches that also saw Peru clinch a spot in a playoff against New Zealand.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – NFL team owners will consider requiring football players to stand for the U.S.
Another court battle is set to taint the already contaminated cricket infrastructure in Guyana.
Wayne Dover, Golden Jaguars Interim Head-Coach said yesterday that while he was disappointed with the agonizing 1-0 loss to Grenada, several positive signs can be identified from the International Friendly.
Following the tragic death of six-year-old Glensean Skeete, the Guyana Football Federation has established new safety protocols for moveable goal posts.
(Reuters) – Australia’s Jason Behrendorff took four wickets for 21 in an inspired spell of fast bowling to set up an eight-wicket win over India in the second Twenty20 international yesterday, squaring the three-match series at 1-1.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – The Australia cricket team suffered a scare following their Twenty20 international win over India in Guwahati yesterday after a rock was thrown at their team bus, shattering one of the windows, governing body Cricket Australia (CA) said.
Sri Lanka 482 (Karunaratne 196, Yasir 6-184) and 96 (Wahab 4-41, Haris 3-1) beat Pakistan 262 (Azhar 59, Haris 56, Dilruwan 3-72, Herath 3-84) and 248 (Shafiq 112, Dilruwan 5-98) by 68 runs (Cricinfo) Like waves breaking upon a cliff, Sri Lanka’s bowlers yesterday kept coming at Pakistan until eventually, the hosts fractured and tumbled into the sea.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC – Head coach Graeme West believes the West Indies A-team programme performs the vital dual role of feeding players into the international side and also strengthening regional franchises by helping players enhance their skills.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Cricket officials here were busy putting the finishing touches on preparations in anticipation of West Indies’ arrival for their three-day match against Zimbabwe starting next Sunday.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC – Captain Shamarh Brooks plans to use the West Indies A series against Sri Lanka starting here today, to make a strong statement of intent.
(Reuters) – Former Australia batsman Dean Jones is to take over the role of Afghanistan head coach on an interim basis and lead the team in their Intercontinental Cup fixture in Hong Kong later this month, the country’s cricket board has announced.
Cricket South Africa President Chris Nenzani speaks at the inaugural player draft of the T20 Global League T20 Global League JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Cricket South Africa’s (CSA) troubled T20 Global League has been postponed to 2018 in an embarrassing climb-down for the organisation which launched the tournament amid great fanfare in London in June.
Guyana’s fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud took an early lead in the 2017 West Indies Fullbore Shooting Council championships which got underway yesterday at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC – Head coach Graeme West has urged his players to make the most of the opportunity by getting among the runs and wickets, as West Indies A chase a series win in the upcoming three-match four-day “Test” rubber against touring Sri Lanka A.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Test batsman Usman Khawaja has said being racially vilified when he was growing up in Sydney led him to support other countries rather than back Australian sports teams.