Arjen Robben will avoid punishment from FIFA after he admitted diving in the Netherlands’ 2-1 world cup win over Mexico.

The 30-year-old says he did not cheat to win a decisive injury-time penalty.

Spokeswoman for world football’s governing body, Delia Fisher, says she was unaware of any likely punishment.


New Zealand won their second series in the West Indies by defeating the hosts by 53 runs in Barbados today.

Chasing 308 to win, the Windies were bowled out for 254, with Jason Holder top scoring with 52.

Trent Boult, Tim Southee, and Mark Craig took three wickets each. Earlier, the Kiwis declared their second innings on 331 for 7.

Kane Williamson top scored with an unbeaten 161 for the tourists.

Kemar Roach took 4 second innings wickets to finish with an eight wicket match haul.

Final scores, New Zealand 293 and 331 for 7 declared. West Indies 317 and 254.


Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell and Krishmar Santokie are the Jamaicans named to the West Indies squad for the two t-20 matches against New Zealand.

The hard hitting Chris Gayle has been dropped for the series.

Kieron Pollard, who has not played for the regional side since last July, has been recalled for the July 5 and 6 games at Windsor park, in Dominica.

Dwayne Smith, Lendl Simmons, Denesh Ramdin, Sunil Narine, Andre Fletcher, Darren Bravo, Christopher Barnwell and Samuel Badree are the other members of the Darren Sammy captained squad.