England off-spinner Graeme Swann has insisted that England will not be weakened by the absence of Kevin Pietersen for the third Test against South Africa at Lord’s Even though star batsman Pietersen scored a superb 149 in the second Test at Headingley, he was dropped after failing to reveal the contents of text messages allegedly […]
TOWNSVILLE – India’s openers performed far better against Zimbabwe than they did against West Indies, setting up a platform for a match-winning score despite a middle-order slowdown in the latest International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup encounter at Tony Ireland Stadium last night. In a match they had to win to stay in the tournament, […]
by Marissa Lindsay Barbadian Mixed Martial Arts fighter Renaldo Stuart is back home after competing in the United States Virgin Islands where he was defeated at the hands of United States Virgin Islands’ fighter Aaron Sifflet. However, the MMA fighter said despite losing his first ever cage fight, he was glad for the experience in […]
Michael Dokes, who used his swift, punishing fists to become the world heavyweight boxing champion in 1982 and, 15 years later, to beat his live-in girlfriend so savagely that he was convicted of attempted murder, died from liver cancer on Saturday at a hospice in Akron, Ohio. He was 54. Dokes’ career was a roller […]
Mohamed bin Hammam intends to fight to clear his name after FIFA opened investigation proceedings against him over alleged financial mismanagement. World football’s governing body is looking into the Qatari adminstrator’s time as Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president. The one-time FIFA presidential candidate saw a bribery ban overturned in July due to insufficient evidence. But […]
JOHANNESBURG – Olympic silver medalist Caster Semenya has defended herself against allegations that she did not try to win the 800 metres at the London Games on Saturday. The South African who was forced to undergo gender testing after her 2009 world championships triumph, started poorly in the final, sitting at the back of the […]
More African athletes missing
CONAKRY – Athletes from Guinea and Ivory Coast have joined several other Africans who have gone missing following the London Olympics, officials said today.
Three Guineans and three Ivorians disappeared, adding to a
Elite Sports and Ufukuzo Barbados’ distance running programme gets into full gear on Sunday. The two entities are collaborating for the Step-It-Up Run Series which will consist of 5K, 10K and 15k races in Belleplaine, St Andrew. The series starts on a 5K loop at Belleplaine at 4 p.m. and there will be a number […]
BRISBANE – West Indies continued to impress in the International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup, thrashing Papua New Guinea (PNG) by nine wickets at Endeavour Park, last night. PNG were bowled out for 116 in 41 overs after winning the toss and choosing to bat. Only three batsmen managed to reach double-figures, and that included […]
Trinidad and Tobago’s gold medal Olympian Keshorn Walcott returned home from London today and was hailed at the Piarco International Airport before a motorcade accompanied him to his Toco home.
The teenager left the airport a multi-millionaire, afte
aussie cricket team leaving door open to sign up track star
MELBOURNE – Usain Bolt has spoken of his desire to play in the Big Bash League this year, and the Melbourne Stars are keeping the door open to potentially sign him to play cricket.
West Indies all-rounder Stafanie Taylor has become the first woman to be nominated for the ICC Cricketer of the Year award after being included in the 2012 long list for the ICC’s top accolade. This is the first time the men’s and women’s voting academy and awards have become fully integrated and puts Taylor, who […]
The next significant date in the current dispute between Kevin Pietersen and the ECB is looming on Saturday with the deadline for England to name their World Twenty20 squad. Confidential negotiations are still ongoing and Pietersen’s representatives have not given up on him being considered for the squad if the situation is resolved. Pietersen was […]
The Dominican Republic led from the very first day until the final holes when it suffered a stunning collapse while the OECS team remained steady down the stretch to pull off the upset and win the Hoerman Cup for the first time at the August 6 to 12 RBC 56th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships in […]