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Over 100 dopers caught

LONDON — More than 100 athletes were caught doping and sanctioned in the months leading up to the London Olympics

Sri Lanka square series

Sri Lanka today levelled the five-match one-day series with India after speeding to an emphatic nine-wicket victory in the second One Day International at Hambantota. All-rounders Thisara Perera and Angelo Mathews shared six wickets as India were dismissed for just 138 after choosing to bat first. The total was never going to be enough to […]

Test time for WI and Kiwis

The West Indies are set and ready to make the switch from the white ball to the red ball as they gear up to face New Zealand in the Digicel Test Series in Antigua tomorrow. The Windies are confident following their domination with the white ball in the two-match Digicel T20 Series and five-match Digicel […]

Young athletes return victorious

Barbados’ young athletes returned to the island yesterday evening from Jamaica having distinguished themselves there at the Caribbean Union of Teachers Games. The youngsters toppled perennial powerhouses Jamaica on their way to 459 points with a number of outstanding performances paving the way for their achievement. Barbados captured 41 medals with 17 gold, 17 silver […]

Foundation's final fight

Foundation will be trying to write their names on history’s page

Gayle's in, Fidel's out

Chris Gayle is in. Fidel Edwards is out.
The West Indies opener is set to play his first Test in more than 18 months after being named in the West Indies squad for the first Test against New Zealand on Wednesday.
Gayle has not played Test cricket

Gayle to return to Thunder

SYDNEY – The Sydney Thunder have secured two of the biggest names in Twenty20 cricket, with Chris Gayle set to return for the side this year, alongside the Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi. Gayle was the major drawing card for the Thunder last summ

Global sports round-up

Committee rejects call for silence
LONDON – The head of the International Olympics Committee has again rejected calls for a moment of silence during the London Games’ opening ceremony to honour Israeli Olympians killed in a terror attack at the 19

All eyes on Bolt

LONDON – Organisers may think the most closely-guarded secret of the 2012 Games is who will light the Olympic flame, but of far greater interest to the wider sporting public is the condition of Usain Bolt’s right hamstring The Jamaican triple gold medallist from Beijing is the number one attraction of the London Games, but […]

Wiggins basking in glory

LONDON – Life has changed for Team Sky’s Bradley Wiggins, the first British Tour de France champion, but a love of cycling remains his main motivation. Wiggins returned home to Chorley after 13 days in the yellow jersey and becoming the first British winner to top the Tour podium. The 32-year-old was planning some respite, […]

English all fall down

Top-ranked test team suffers innings defeat at south africa’s hands

Merritt: Respect due to Liu

LONDON – A change in technique has made Aries Merritt the hottest high hurdler in the world, but the American today refused to brand himself the favourite for the London Olympics. That honour belongs to 2004 Games champion Liu Xiang of China, Merritt told reporters on a sunny day at the U.S. Olympic training camp […]

Squash juniors making presence felt

Barbados’ juniors at the 30th annual Junior Caribbean Area Squash Association Championships in Jamaica have already guaranteed that they will bring home more trophies than any other Barbados team since 2006. On the boiling hot courts at the Liguanea Squash Club in Kingston, the Barbadian team comprising four females and seven males have been giving […]

No happy ending for the Princess

St. Michael School made light work of Princess Margaret Secondary School in the LIME Under-15 Cricket Tournament today, defeating them by 10 wickets at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital grounds, Martindale’s Road, St. Michael. After rain washed out the first day of the two- day encounter, they got the match going and St. Michael won the […]

Three down under

WI players gain contracts to play in Australian league.

Global sports round-up

Basketball Australia accused of gender bias

Newcomer impresses on RC track

As season two of the Radio Operated Auto Racers competition reached its halfway stage, newcomer Nick Harrison of Bajan Services fame, recently stamped his authority in the “Open” Class by winning all three of his debut races at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex Raceway. Harrison competed in his well prepared Mugen MBX 6 R and […]

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