June 29, 2022

Wales fan dies after assault reported at Wembley

WEMBLEY, England (AP) — A Wales fan died after an assault was reported outside Wembley Stadium before Tuesday’s match between Wales and England in the Euro 2012 qualifying, authorities said. The London Ambulance Service said the 44-year-old man suffered a heart attack before kickoff outside the north London stadium and police confirmed that he later […]

Cayman crushed on road to Brazil

As the saying goes, this really was a game of two halves. After a plucky first 45 minutes, Cayman Islands managed to go in at the break on level terms with El Salvador in this, their second World Cup qualifier in less than a week. But after the interval – with the scores level at […]

Strasburg as impressive as ever

WASHINGTON (AP) — The notion of Stephen Strasburg coming back better than before? Seemed almost too good to be true for a Washington Nationals franchise so accustomed to misfortune. Rest assured, Strasburg looks as good as his word. In his first major league start since undergoing Tommy John surgery, the 2011 edition of Strasburg was […]

Serena the one to watch as finals near at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Whether or not she ends up holding the trophy at the end, Serena Williams has no competition at the U.S. Open this year. She is the top personality, the woman to watch in a sport that has struggled of late to find, and hold onto, a compelling star. Part of it […]

Stewart gets 1-hit shutout; White Sox sweep Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Zach Stewart’s sinker and slider were tumbling over the plate. He stood tall and stayed steady on the mound. The Minnesota Twins couldn’t hit his pitches. The Chicago White Sox couldn’t stop praising the rookie’s composure. Stewart took a perfect game into the eighth inning and finished with a one-hitter as the […]

City probe offensive email

Manchester City are to investigate claims chief executive Garry Cook emailed defender Nedum Onuoha’s cancer-suffering mother mocking her illness. Dr Anthonia Onuoha received an offensive email which was intended for the club’s football administrator Brian Marwood, in regard to a contract dispute her son was having with City. Cook has denied he sent the message, […]

Colts say Manning doubtful for Sunday’s opener

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The unthinkable suddenly seems possible in Indianapolis — opening the season without Peyton Manning. The four-time league-MVP who has never missed a start in his NFL career is doubtful for Sunday’s game at Houston because of lingering soreness in his back following offseason neck surgery. If Manning sits, it would be the […]

Legendary soccer player scouting in Cayman

Jamaican “Reggae Boy” Fitzroy Simpson, says although Caymanians love football, it’s not yet a way of life. And he says to improve the standard of players here, we must first improve the standards of pitches and training facilities. Mr. Simpson, who was born in Bradford, England, has an illustrious and decorated football career, which spans […]

Road to Brazil will get tougher

Cayman Islands National Football team were facing a tough World Cup qualifying match last night with Technical Director Carl Brown admitting things were going to get much tougher. The home nation went down 1-0 away at Suriname making last night’s clash with El Salvador a must-win match. Coach Carl Brown said: “I believe the Suriname […]

Bloomquist comes through with tiebreaking triple

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Willie Bloomquist hit a go-ahead tworun triple after Ryan Roberts’ solo homer tied it in the eighth, and the NL West-leading Arizona Diamondbacks extended their division cushion to a seasonbest seven games with a 4-1 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. The D-backs finally delivered for Daniel Hudson (15-9) […]