Justin Gatlin loses for first time since 2015

July 08, 2016 in Sports

Ameer Webb accomplished a feat that no sprinter besides Usain Bolt has accomplished since 2013—defeating Justin Gatlin. Webb clocked 20.27 seconds, edging Gatlin by .05 seconds in their first-round 200m heat at the U.S. Track and Field Trials on Thursday. Both will advance to the...

India arrive for four-Test series against Windies

July 07, 2016 in Sports

BASSETERRE, St Kitts (CMC) — India touched down in St Kitts Wednesday evening to begin preparations for their four-Test series against West Indies starting later this month. The 16-man squad was led by stroke-maker Virat Kohli and included newly appointed head coach, Anil Kumble, the...

Pistorius jailed for six years for murdering girlfriend

July 06, 2016 in Sports

South African Paralympian Oscar Pistorius was sent back to prison on Wednesday after being given a six-year jail term for murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home three years ago. High Court judge Thokozile Masipa listed several mitigating factors for sentencing him to less than...