Sharath bags 3 medals
New Delhi: India’s para-swimming sensation Sharath Gayakwad clinched three medals — a silver and two bronze — at the recently-concluded Internationale Deutsche Meisterschaften (IDM) Swimming Championships in Berlin.
Paris: The French Football Federation (FFF) has begun its inquiry into claims that national team coach Laurent Blanc and other coaches secretly agreed on a quota, restricting the number of black and Arab players in national training programs.
West Ham visit
New Delhi: Experts from English Premier League side West Ham United will be visiting the capital from May 15 to 22 to conduct a ‘Player Identification’ camp and workshops for coaches and parents.
Sheffield: John Higgins won his fourth snooker world championship title Monday, beating 21-year-old upstart Judd Trump 18-15 in the final at The Crucible.
Paris: FIA has given Bahrain until June 3 to decide if a new date can be set for the Bahrain GP this year.
n New Delhi: Former West Indian great Andy Roberts Tuesday drubbed the WICB as clueless and said that president Julian Hunte and chief executive Ernerst Hilaire should resign from their posts.
“The board doesn’t have a clue how to move West Indies cricket forward. Some of the board members should resign otherwise the same problems will keep appearing,” Roberts said.
Calcutta: The BCCI Tuesday nominated Zaheer Khan for the prestigious Arjuna award for his excellent showing in the ICC World Cup.
Islamabad: Pakistan chief selector Mohsin Khan is unhappy with some of the players selected for the Test series against West Indies and says he will “resign if they are not replaced by Wednesday afterno-
on.” Khan said that his selections were ignored in the 15-member squad for the two-Test series.
Colombo: Sri Lanka’s interim coach Stuart Law is not reading too much into the players arriving late for the tour of England due to their IPL commitments. “I understand the circumstances and it's well and good,” Law said.
London: More than a month after quitting the England team midway through the ICC World Cup due to depression, all-rounder Michael Yardy returned to competitive cricket for his county side Sussex.
Staff Reporter & Agencies