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Ruling on SA runner by July


DOHA, Qatar – A solution to the controversy over the gender of South African runner Caster Semenya will be reached by the end of June, says president of the International Association of Athletics Federations, (IAAF) Lamine Diack.The 19-year-old Semen...

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Drogba delights Chelsea


WEMBLEY – Didier Drogba scored his 37th goal of the season yesterday to give Chelsea a 1-0 victory over Portsmouth in the English FA Cup final and complete the Premier League champions’ first domestic double.Chelsea hit the frame of the goal five tim...

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Bryant upsets sibling


DYNAMIC former Barbados and Caribbean Junior Squash Champion Bryant Cumberbatch produced a significant upset at the semi-final stage of the 36th annual National Squash Championships on Friday night at Marine Gardens in Hastings, Christ Church.The tal...

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FACT FILE – WOMEN’S FINAL


• Australia are five-time winners of the Women’s World Cup, with the most recent victory in 2005.• New Zealand were runners-up in the 2009 World Twenty20 after making just 85 against England in the final.• Australia had a disappointing campaign in th...

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A crowning glory

A crowning glory


FOR MANY, the women’s World Twenty20 final is nothing more than a side attraction to the main event.For those involved, however, it will be just as special as the men’s final.Trans-Tasman rivals Australia and New Zealand will meet at 4 p.m., an hour ...

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FACT FILE – MEN’S FINAL


AUSTRALIA reached the semi-final of 2007 World Twenty20 tournament despite having lost to Zimbabwe in the Group Stage.• Since losing in the 1992 World Cup final, England have only appeared in two semi-finals of ICC events – at the Champions Trophy in...

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Heavyweights going toe-to-toe


IN THE yellow corner is a multiple champion that has won every belt barring one.In the blue corner is an uncrowned contender that has looked ominous in search of its first belt. They have thrown punches with ominous power over a series of preliminary...

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Lara favours England to win


LEGENDARY West Indies batsman Brian Lara expects the World Twenty20 Championship final to be a cracker but says England could tear up the form books by beating the imperious Australians.Lara, who quit international cricket in 2007 following the Crick...

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Hussey: Tests my first love


TWENTY20 cricket is fast and sweet but Test matches are the real deal!Even after playing what he calls “probably his greatest innings” on Friday to put Australia in today’s World Twenty20 final against England at Kensington Oval, Test cricket’s forme...

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Golden girl Burrowes


JALISA BURROWES won two gold medals to make a great start for the tenth anniversary of the Austin Sealy Invitational Trac Classic yesterday afternoon at the National Stadium.Burrowes, a member of host club BC Trac, won the Under-15 Girls’ 300 metre h...