Mammoth victory! - Ruthless West Indies beat Bangladesh by 296 runs

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC): A century from Shiv Chanderpaul, Sulieman Benn's five-wicket haul and three wickets from Jerome Taylor helped, as West Indies ran rings around Bangladesh to win by 296 runs in the second Test and claim a 2-0 series win yesterday.

Caribbean Cup will be huge - Burrell

President of the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF) Captain Horace Burrell says the 2014 Caribbean Cup final phase to be played in Montego Bay in November 9-18 will be huge for Jamaica.

Farriers a perfect fit in horse racing business

FARRIERS play an essential role in the development of the racing industry, but, according to the association's president, Garfield Reid, not enough young persons are interested in learning the trade.

Arnett's Clarke pushing for Under-20 spot

One of the brightest things about Monday night's Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) football clash at Stadium East between former champions Arnett Gardens and Rivoli United was the performance of young attacker, Steve Clarke.

Pollard's'Mumbai Indians eliminated

RAIPUR, India (CMC): Captain Kieron Pollard started a fightback that stalled, as defending champions Mumbai Indians crashed out of the Champions League Twenty 20 yesterday.

Madrid start Champions League defence in style

PARIS (AP): Real Madrid started the defence of their Champions League crown with an emphatic 5-1 victory over Basel yesterday, while Liverpool celebrated their return to Europe's top club competition with a dramatic 2-1 win against Bulgarian side Ludogorets.

Rio organisers announce Olympic ticket prices

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP): Organisers have announced the basic outline of ticket prices for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics in 2016.

Role player Nelson guides Hydel past C'bar

Hydel High tagged Calabar High 2-0 at Calabar High playing field yesterday to be sole leaders in Group F of the Inter-Secondary Schools Sports Association (ISSA)/LIME Manning Cup football competition.

Lacovia looking to put brakes on STETHS

WESTERN BUREAU: Nothing can be taken for granted, but when it comes to daCosta Cup schoolboy football in the breadbasket parish, only two schools are carrying the...

More SPORTS in Brief

ST JOHN'S, Antigua (CMC): The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) congratulated Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, who has been named the next vice-chancellor of the University of the West Indies

James certain Digicel Grassroots Clinic will produce world-class talent

Bruce James, president of the MVP track club - based at the University of Technology (UTech) campus at Papine in St Andrew - is confident that the Digicel ...

Judge in Pistorius trial faces criticism

JOHANNESBURG (AP): Several legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern about threats and harsh criticism of the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide, but not guilty of the more serious charge of murder.

Roach aiming for top spot

GROS ISLET, St Lucia (CMC): WEST INDIES pacer Kemar Roach has set his sights on becoming the leading bowler in the world after breaking into the top 10 on the Reliance ICC player rankings released last week.

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