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  • CSKA Moscow face third UEFA charge for fans racism

    September 24, 2014 2:00 AM 18

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged CSKA Moscow with racist behaviour by fans at a Champions League match for the third time in a year. The Russian champion also faces charges over crowd disorder which halted play during a 5-1 loss at Roma last week, UEFA said in a statement yesterday. Fans clashed with riot police at the Olympic Stadium, and the match

  • Bodybuilder Samuels seeks to raise funds for 2014 CAC Championships

    September 24, 2014 2:00 AM 33

    HAVING grown tired of being in a rut with regard to career goals, Figure and Fitness national athlete Ayanna Samuels must now raise US$2,950 in order to represent her country at the 42nd staging of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, scheduled for October 2 to 4 in St Maarten. Samuels said she is honoured

  • Rusea's rebound with 5-0 win

    September 24, 2014 2:00 AM 14

    LUCEA, Hanover — Ten-time champions Rusea's High School rebounded from their first loss in Zone B since 2007 by trouncing Merlene Ottey High 5-0 in their return-round ISSA/LIME daCosta Cup football competition at the Collin Miller Sports Complex in Lucea, yesterday. Deshane Beckford scored a hat-trick to lead the rampaging Rusea's High team to their

  • Qatar insists it will host World Cup 2022

    September 24, 2014 2:00 AM 14

    QATAR organisers dismissed any chance of the 2022 World Cup being taken away from the Gulf nation after a warning yesterday by a FIFA executive committee member. Theo Zwanziger was quoted in his native Germany as saying that he believed the World Cup will not be played in Qatar because of the heat. Discussions about shifting the tournament dates from the searing

  • Brilliant Narine intervenes as Knight Riders claim win

    September 24, 2014 2:00 AM 14

    HYDERABAD, India (CMC) — Sunil Narine's brilliance once again proved the difference as his Kolkata Knight Riders beat Lahore Lions by four wickets with three balls to spare, to remain unbeaten in the Champions League Twenty20 here Sunday. With Lahore rollicking along at 95 for three at the end of the 13th over, Narine intervened with devastating effect

  • Liverpool survive Boro shoot-out marathon

    September 23, 2014 5:09 PM 24

    LONDON, September 23, 2014 (AFP) - Liverpool reached the English League Cup last 16 after an extraordinary third round tie saw them beat second-tier Middlesbrough 14-13 in a penalty shoot-out on Tuesday, while Southampton knocked Arsenal out of the competition. Both goalkeepers scored in a shoot-out at Anfield where all 22 players still on the field

  • PARIS, September 23, 2014 (AFP) - High-flying Marseille picked up their fifth straight victory on Tuesday as Ligue 1 top scorer Andre-Pierre Gignac claimed a brace in a 5-0 thrashing of Reims.

    September 23, 2014 5:01 PM 19

    Gignac could even afford the luxury of a missed eighth-minute penalty, before scoring two first-half goals while Ghana international Andre Ayew also struck twice in a one-sided affair at the Stade Auguste Delaune. The win takes Marcelo Bielsa's in-form side three points clear at the top of the French table ahead of a busy Wednesday slate, before Saint-Etienne

  • MILAN, September 23, 2014 (AFP) - Spaniard Fernando Torres scored his maiden goal for AC Milan on his full Serie A debut to help spark the fightback in a 2-2 draw away to Empoli on Tuesday.

    September 23, 2014 4:50 PM 14

    Empoli had won only two of their 18 previous league meetings with Milan and never beaten the Rossoneri at their Carlo Castellani stadium. However the Serie B runners-up made the most of a sluggish start by Filippo Inzaghi's men to race to a 2-0 lead inside 20 minutes thanks to goals from Lorenzo Tonelli and Manuel Pucciarelli. Milan could have conceded

  • Waterhouse continues good form

    September 23, 2014 3:56 PM 17

    Waterhouse continued the club’s good start to this season's Red Stripe Premier League on Monday, with a 1-0 win over Humble Lion at the Effortville Community Centre. This makes it two-from-two for Waterhouse, which lost last season's final to Montego Bay Uniteed. Damarley Samuels’ 57th minute strike proved to be the difference between the two teams

  • More doubts cast on Qatar World Cup

    September 23, 2014 11:25 AM 19

    6:25 am, Tue September 23, 2014 Concerns continue to mount regarding plans to stage the 2022 Football World Cup in Qatar. Theo Zwanziger, a member of FIFA's Executive Committee, suggested on Monday that the event, controvesially awarded to Qatar in 2010, will not be held there. He expressed the view that FIFA will change its mind over the decision and opt for another