Jamaican thrower Smikle gets 2-year doping sanction

October 30, 2014 in Sports

MONACO (AP) — Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has received a two-year suspension for doping. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) says Smikle's ban will last until June 21, 2015. The sanction began from the date of his positive test for a banned substance at the...

Players involved in pay dispute off to SA league

October 28, 2014 in Sports

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (CMC) — Four of the players who controversially quit the recent tour of India have signed contracts to play in South Africa's Ram Slam Twenty20 League. ODI captain Dwayne Bravo, Windies T20 skipper Darren Sammy, along with Kieron Pollard, and Andre Russell have...

Williams avenges loss to Halep in WTA Finals

October 27, 2014 in Sports

SINGAPORE (Reuters) – Serena Williams destroyed Romania’s Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 yesterday to win the WTA Finals championship in Singapore, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women’s tennis. Williams avenged her “embarrassing” loss to Halep in the group stage of the...