Hamilton takes overall lead with Hungary win

Triple Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday to seize the championship lead from team mate Nico Rosberg for the first time this season.The Briton took the chequered flag less than two seconds ahead of the German, who had lined up on pole position at the Hungaroring but lost out…

Froome seals third Tour de France crown

CHRIS Froome became Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line of the 21-stage race in Paris yesterday.The Team Sky rider, who won the 2013 and 2015 races, is the first man to defend his title in more than 20 years. He finished arm-in-arm with his team-mates behind…

Bolt wins but hurdler Harrison takes the glory

LONDON (Reuters) Usain Bolt delivered on his top billing by winning the 200metres at the London Diamond League on Friday but the Jamaican was upstaged for once as American sprint hurdler Kendra Harrison broke one of the oldest world records in the book. Bolt, running his first 200metres race for a year in his last…

Kristian Jeffrey clocks fastest time to claim pole

Reigning Caribbean Motor Racing Champion Kristian Jeffrey will start on pole today after recording a blistering 39:01 seconds to relegate Jamaica’s Doug Gore (39:08) into second place, while Barbados’ Mark Maloney (40:10) clocked the third fastest time. The event which is the second leg of the CMRC is being held at Wallerfield in Trinidad and…

Ashwin seals India’s first innings win in WI

It took more than four sessions coming, but once R Ashwin found his rhythm he ran through the West Indian line-up to seal India’s first innings win in the Caribbean, and their biggest one outside Asia. After lunch on day four, with India needing eight wickets to finish the match, Ashwin found dip and drift.…

Lynn and Smith fail to conquer booming Zouks

A match-winning stand between Shane Watson and Johnson Charles saw the St Lucia Zouks to victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors in match 23 of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Sunday at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in St. Lucia. Charles made a career best 94 not out as the Zouks made it…