September 30, 2023

“Killa” bids for second spot

Charles “Killa” Whittaker will take a giant leap up the IBF world rankings with a victory in Miami tonight. The West Bay junior middleweight fighter is currently ranked 15th but if he can defeat Cuban Giorbis Barthelemy, ranked ninth, he will rise to second spot. Whittaker has been in the US for several weeks preparing […]

Calls for Blatter to quit over race row

Sepp Blatter is facing increasing calls to quit after his gaffe in the fight against racism. The FIFA president is facing renewed demands for his resignation after dismissing on-pitch racism with an astonishing response. Asked directly by a CNN reporter if racism exists on the pitch, Blatter denied it and said such incidents should simply […]

NHL GMs discuss goaltender safety

TORONTO (AP) — The next player to hammer a goaltender outside the crease isn’t likely to get off as easily as Milan Lucic. A discussion among the league’s 30 general managers Tuesday produced a strong consensus that goalies need to be better protected — even when they stray from their own goal to play the […]

Youth basketball members fundraiser

The Youth Development Basketball Program is alive and well and its young members are working hard to enhance the programme with their fundraising skills. Under the mentorship of a Parent Committee and Coach Daniel Augustine, the players participate helping out at the many fundraisers that are planned which include snack sales at all games, drink […]

Johnson quits as England manager

Martin Johnson has quit as England team manager following last month’s World Cup disaster. The 41-year-old leaves his position after three and a half years at the helm which culminated in a shambolic campaign in New Zealand. England crashed out in the quarter-finals to France but their tournament was marred by off-field incidents including a […]

US offense awakens in 3-2 win at Slovenia

(AP) — In the fog at Stozice Stadium, the U.S. offense became visible for the first time since Jurgen Klinsmann became coach. On a night when the Americans celebrated captain Carlos Bocanegra’s 100th international appearance, Edson Buddle, Clint Dempsey and Jozy Altidore all scored Tuesday to give the United States a 3-2 victory over Slovenia […]

Cayman bounces back

The Cayman team has responded positively to the task in the Challenge Trophy tournament by producing an outstanding display with bat and ball on Sunday at the Smith Road Oval.. Being led for the first time by Ronald Ebanks in the absence of national captain Abali Hoilett, Cayman batting first against Barbados totaled 173 for […]

Els knows good and bad of playing Royal Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Ernie Els knows what Royal Melbourne can do to a golfer, probably more than anyone. Els was a member of the International team that won the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne in 1998 and had three straight wins on the Alister Mackenzie-designed course at the Heineken Classic. His last came in […]

Players reject NBA’s offer, threatening season

NEW YORK (AP) — Two years at the bargaining table led nowhere, so NBA players are ready to take their chances in a courtroom. The players’ association rejected the league’s latest proposal for a new labour deal Monday and began disbanding, paving the way for a lawsuit that throws the season into jeopardy. With All-Stars, […]

Johnson doubts Bolt’s chances of four golds in London

LONDON (AP) — Former Olympic 400-metre champion Michael Johnson doubts Usain Bolt will be able to win four gold medals at the London Games. Bolt, who won the Athlete of the Year award on Saturday, said he would like to add the 1,600-metre relay to his repertoire for next year’s Olympics. Bolt won the 100, […]