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VIDEO: Wellens reflects on Super League record

BBC Sport - 12 hours 22 min ago
St Helens captain Paul Wellens reflects on his career after setting a new Super League appearance record.

Caribbean legislators outraged over 'senseless' shooting of Haitian boy

Observer - 12 hours 22 min ago
NEW YORK (CMC) – Several Caribbean legislators have expressed outrage over the shooting of a 13-year-old Haitian-born boy at the corner of Flatbush Avenue and Beverley Road in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York earlier this week.

Breaking the Law: take technology out of cricket | Dan Lucas

Guardian Sport - 12 hours 23 min ago
In the latest of our new series suggesting rules to improve the sport, we look at the thorny issue of DRS in cricket

"Ugh, more tedious DRS controversy" is an often-repeated line for those of us on over-by-over duty at The Guardian. Very few cricket fans got into the game because they enjoy discussions over the accuracy and the ethics of computer programs, fancy cameras and high-definition microphones, so why do we bother with any of this at all?

Cricket writers around the world are rarely united on any one issue, but it is almost universally acknowledged that the purpose of the decision review system is to correct "the howler": the decision so clearly incorrect that we are forced to question the sacrosanctness of the umpire's decision and say "come on now."

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Pistorius forensic tests challenged

BBC Sport - 12 hours 37 min ago
The tests carried out by a forensic expert for Oscar Pistorius' murder trial are being rigorously challenged by the state prosecutor in South Africa.

VIDEO: Fantastic Palace are safe - Pulis

BBC Sport - 12 hours 49 min ago
Tony Pulis says Crystal Palace's 3-2 win at Everton was "absolutely fantastic" and believes they are safe from relegation.

Fabulous football skills, a cricket knock to forget and sublime skateboarding | Classic YouTube

Guardian Sport - 12 hours 50 min ago
This week's round-up also features an insane ice hockey promo and goal as well as a lesson in not taunting baseball players

1) Joyous street football, futsal and freestyle skills brilliance.

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Palace loss should not stand - Cardiff

BBC Sport - 12 hours 55 min ago
The BBC obtain a letter sent by Cardiff City that says their defeat by Crystal Palace in early April should not stand.

VIDEO: Martinez on 'hurtful' Everton defeat

BBC Sport - 13 hours 5 min ago
Roberto Martinez says Everton's 3-2 defeat by Crystal Palace is "a real disappointment" as they eye the Champions League.

Salsa great Cheo Feliciano dies in car crash at 78

Observer - 13 hours 21 min ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the US territory. He was 78.

VIDEO: A draw nobody expected - Poyet

BBC Sport - 13 hours 23 min ago
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet says he is pleased after earning "a draw that nobody expected" at title-chasing Manchester City.

St Thomas man missing

Observer - 13 hours 34 min ago
ST THOMAS, Jamaica -- Nineteen-year-old Junior Clarke, of the Yallahs Housing Scheme in St Thomas has been missing since Monday, April 14.

Pellegrini admits Man City are mentally tired after Sunderland draw

Guardian Sport - 13 hours 48 min ago
Manager hopes injured David Silva is back for next game
'We have to play five more so we continue having chances'

Manuel Pellegrini admitted Manchester City are mentally tired after managing only a 2-2 draw with Sunderland, the Premier League's bottom team, at the Etihad Stadium that leaves their title hopes hanging by a thread.

The shock result leaves City six points behind the leaders, Liverpool, with only one game in hand.

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VIDEO: Draw not enough - Pellegrini

BBC Sport - 14 hours 11 min ago
Manuel Pellegrini says Manchester City's 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland is "not enough" in their bid to win the Premier League title.

VIDEO: Great snooker finals at the Crucible

BBC Sport - 14 hours 14 min ago
BBC Sport takes a look at some great finals at the World Snooker Championships, as the 2014 tournament approaches.

Newcastle Knights' Alex McKinnon transferred to spinal rehab unit

Guardian Sport - 14 hours 44 min ago
  • Player suffered serious injury against Melbourne Storm
  • Now able to use electric wheelchair

Newcastle have confirmed Alex McKinnon has been transferred from the intensive care unit at Melbourne's Albert Hospital to a spinal rehabilitation ward in a Sydney hospital.

The Knights' back-rower suffered a serious spinal injury during a clash with Melbourne in round three when he landed on his neck following a lifting tackle by Storm prop Jordan McLean. McLean was suspended for seven matches following the incident and the NRL this week announced a crackdown on players who used lifting tackles to put opponents in a dangerous position.

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Players’ futures on the line - Jones

BBC Sport - 14 hours 48 min ago
Newport Gwent Dragons players' futures could be on the line in Cardiff against Ospreys on Sunday, says boss Lyn Jones.

Hamilton seeks 'edge' over Rosberg

BBC Sport - 15 hours 21 min ago
Lewis Hamilton says he is hoping to develop an "edge" over Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg during the early stages of the season.

VIDEO: Why Moyes should fear 'brave' Everton

BBC Sport - 15 hours 25 min ago
BBC Sport's Pat Nevin looks at the reasons why former Everton manager David Moyes may be in for an uncomfortable return to Goodison Park on Sunday.

VIDEO: World Cup moments: Brilliant Bulgaria

BBC Sport - 15 hours 51 min ago
BBC Sport counts down 100 of the greatest World Cup moments, as the 2014 tournament in Brazil draws nearer.

PNM REJECTS 7,000

Express - 17 hours 2 min ago
The People’s National Movement (PNM) has rejected approximately seven thousand applicants, informed sources told the Express yesterday. The applications were made in the run-up to the party’s May 18 internal election, being conducted for the first time on the one-man one-vote basis. Sources told the Express that general secretary Ashton Ford reported several irregularities to the General Council at its meeting on Monday

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