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Galliani: Tevez deal dead

Written by Friday, 13 January 2012 00:45

Carlos Tevez Man City away strip EUROPE - AC Milan have given up on signing Carlos Tevez because Alexandre Pato does not want to join PSG, according to Rossoneri vice-president Adriano Galliani.

 

ESPNsoccernet understands Manchester City rejected a bid in excess of €20 million on Thursday, when Galliani travelled to London to meet with club officials in a bid to thrash out a deal.

PHILIPSBURG - ESPN and ESPN2 Caribbean Networks will telecast LIVE the Caribbean Twenty20 Cricket 2012 from January 9-22 from Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Kensington Oval in Barbados.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – Virgin Islands sailing legend Peter Holmberg—the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the America's Cup—will return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to compete in the fourth running of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup.

Guyanese back in business for CT20

Written by Sunday, 08 January 2012 15:04

St John’s, AntiguaThe Guyana Cricket Board, this morning, advised the West Indies Cricket Board that, despite its offices remaining locked by the Government of Guyana, it has managed to make some progress in being able to provide a Guyana team for the Caribbean Twenty20 2012 Tournament.

Mancini scoffs at Fergie taunt

Written by Friday, 06 January 2012 22:56

Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini EUROPE - Roberto Mancini has laughed off claims by Sir Alex Ferguson that City are not playing the best football in England.

 

City are leading the race for the Premier League title and will take on second-placed United in a third-round FA Cup tie on Sunday. But ahead of the derby clash, Ferguson suggested it is Tottenham who have played the best football so far this season.

Three and easy for Magpies

Written by Wednesday, 04 January 2012 21:19

Demba Ba celebrates with Shola Ameobi EUROPE - Manchester United's Premier League title hopes were dealt another blow on Wednesday as they were beaten 3-0 by Newcastle United, as Bolton came from behind to defeat Everton 2-1 in a game that saw goalkeeper Tim Howard score a wind-assisted goal.

 

Alan Pardew's Newcastle side grabbed a deserved victory at St James' Park thanks to two well-taken strikes from Demba Ba and Yohan Cabaye, before Phil Jones' late own goal compounded Sir Alex Ferguson's misery in the closing stages.

PHILIPSBURG - Theo Liu is The Daily Herald's 2011 Sportsman of the Year. A grandmaster and a sixth dan (level) black belt in Tae kwon do, Liu was the first coach to take a sports team off island to represent the New Country St. Maarten.

Zamora strike sinks Gunners

Written by Monday, 02 January 2012 17:06

Bobby Zamora EUROPE - Arsenal suffered a late 2-1 defeat at Fulham while Chelsea were on the right end of a last-ditch win at Wolves and Blackburn failed to kick on from their historic win at Old Trafford as they slumped to defeat at home to Stoke.

 

The Gunners had started the better side in the London derby and took the lead in the 21st minute. Aaron Ramsey dinked in a ball that took a deflection, it found the unmarked Laurent Koscielny who was able to calmly plant a header into the far corner from seven yards out.

Defeat stuns Mancini

Written by Sunday, 01 January 2012 17:07

Roberto Mancini EUROPE - Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini was left "really disappointed" after his side lost in the final seconds at Sunderland in a game deemed must-win by the Italian coach.

 

City went into their match at the Stadium of Light buoyed by Manchester United's shock home defeat against Blackburn 24 hours earlier which presented them with a chance to open up a points advantage at the top.

SBBA Preseason knockout

Written by Friday, 30 December 2011 14:28

PHILIPSBURG - The S.B.B.A. (St. Maarten Basketball Association) had its first Team representative meeting on Dec 16th, 2011 to start with Preseason knockout 2012.