SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes died in a Sydney hospital today, two days after being struck by a ball that led to a "catastrophic" injury which caused "massive" bleeding to his brain and ultimately proved fatal .
By Delvon McEwan Vishaul ‘Cheesy’ Singh has been selected to lead the Guyana Jaguars in the absence of Leon Johnson, in the squad facing off against Barbados Pride from tomorrow in third round action of the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) four-day tournament .
Cross Street kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the knockout stages, upsetting Alexander Village 2-0 on penalty kicks after normal time finished 1-1 when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown edition continued yesterday .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - A magnificent century by Moeen Ali proved in vain as England suffered a 25-run defeat to Sri Lanka in the first of seven one-day internationals yesterday .
On Tuesday night at Le Meridien Pegasus, the Guyana Rugby Football Union hosted a formal thank you cocktail reception for the major players that will allow the national men’s rugby team to compete at the December 3-4 NACRA 7s championship in Mexico .
BENONI, South Africa, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy had small cameo roles as his Titans managed only their second win of the Ram Slam Twenty20 League with a 19-run victory over Dolphins here yesterday .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes remains in an induced coma after spending a second night in a Sydney, with the local ambulance service now under scrutiny for their response to the accident .
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Normalization Committee has officially granted its affiliates permission to stage their respective individual year-end tournaments and/or partner with other associations to host a joint venture .
Guyana continued to leave a trail of disappointment in its wake in the squash category of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games, when the team went down to Colombia in straight sets 2-0 in the semi-final round of the ladies doubles tourney yesterday .
This year’s edition of Flex Night International could possibly see prison inmates competing for cash prizes and trophies .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Phillip Hughes’ fight for survival from a severe head injury has prompted a wave of sympathy across the globe, not least from former New Zealand cricketer Ewen Chatfield, who was nearly killed by a fast delivery in the 1970s .
Festival City Warriors continued their winning ways in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown edition, dismantling Island All-Stars by a 3-0 margin in the penultimate fixture on Tuesday at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac .
(Trinidad Guardian) A proposal currently before Cabinet for the allocation of more than US$7 million towards the staging of the semifinals and final of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 for two years has been greeted with amazement by officials of the T&T Cricket Board (T&TCB) .
(Reuters) - Mohammad Hafeez continued his rich vein of form and closed in on his maiden double hundred in tests as Pakistan reached 281 for three against New Zealand at the close on the first day of the third and final test yesterday .
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday’s National Basketball Association games:- - -Hawks 106, Wizards 102Jeff Teague led the way with 28 points and a 22-5 fourth quarter run propelled the Atlanta Hawks to victory over the Washington Wizards .
(Cricinfo) Important runs and early wickets were the reason for Bangladesh’s 124-run win over Zimbabwe in the third ODI in Mirpur, which also gave them the series with two matches in hand .
(Trinidad Express) Port of Spain, Trinidad - The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force skipper Rayad Emrit was pleased with the fight shown by his players in their come-from-behind victory over the Leeward Islands on Monday but insisted that they still have a lot of work to do especially where their first innings effort is concerned .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - The injury that left Australian batsman Phillip Hughes in a critical condition in hospital was a "rare" event but a reminder that cricket has always been a dangerous sport, West Indies batting great Brian Lara said on Wednesday .
South Sophia recorded their first victory of the tourney, dismantling last year’s runners-up Stevedore Housing Scheme-A by a 4-0 margin when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown leg continued last night at the National Cultural Centre tarmac .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia cricketer Phillip Hughes remains in critical condition and will have more scans today after undergoing emergency surgery to relieve pressure on his brain at a Sydney hospital .
NICOSIA, (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a Champions League scoring record of 72 goals when he struck in the 38th minute of yesterday’s Group F match at APOEL Nicosia .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Caribbean champions Jamaica will face off with the giants of South American football in the prestigious Copa America scheduled for June next year in Chile .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Kenya will become only the second team to play international cricket in Pakistan since militants attacked the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in March, 2009 by agreeing to a one-day series .
LONDON, CMC- Former West Indies batsman Phil Simmons says he hopes Australia’s Phil Hughes makes a full recovery from a head injury sustained during a state match in Sydney yesterday .
(Reuters) - To cricket outsiders, the “Gentleman’s Game” often conjures the image of a slow-paced summer pastime, where players barely break sweat during matches that drag on for days .
By Delvon McEwan Although the Guyana Jaguars charged to victory in the first two matches in the inaugural season of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) Regional Four-day challenge, the team’s prospects have dimmed with the replacement of crucial players, as they prepare to face off against the Barbados Pride .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Three-times French Open champion Gustavo Kuerten knows what it is like to have a career plagued by injury but believes Rafael Nadal will come back strong from his latest ailments .
(Jamaica Observer) The hierarchy of the Jamaica Franchise has thrown its support behind the inaugural professional system, which facilitates more regional players to be retained on contracts .
Guyana Softball Cup 4 champions Wolf Warriors (Open) and Floodlight (Masters) stormed into the finals of the Ramchand/Rohan Auto Spares Softball Tournament .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Discarded West Indies pacer Tino Best is among four players called up by Barbados Pride selectors to replace four members of the team travelling with the regional side for the tour of South Africa .
NICOSIA, (Reuters) - Lionel Messi was hailed as the best player ever by Barcelona coach Luis Enrique after setting a Champions League scoring record of 74 goals with a hat-trick in yesterday’s 4-0 win at APOEL Nicosia .
TOKYO, (Reuters) - Sony Corp does not plan to renew its sponsorship contract with FIFA, the governing body for world soccer, as the Japanese electronics maker needs to prioritise its restructuring efforts, people familiar with the matter told Reuters .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC-West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell says he is ready to continue his international cricket career after a hamstring injury forced him out of action for nearly six weeks .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, - Trinidad and Tobago’s Women Soca Warriors say they are relishing the prospect of home town support to help propel them into the 2015 Women’s World Cup for the first time .
PARIS, (Reuters) - The prospect of a private cycling league raised its head again yesterday when 11 top teams announced the creation of Velon, a venture they say will help the sport develop further — without saying how exactly .
(Reuters) - Roger Federer will help launch an Australian-developed fast format of tennis when he plays an exhibition match against Lleyton Hewitt in Sydney in January, Tennis Australia said yesterday .
(Trinidad Express) Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) president Azim Bassarath said that forking out millions of dollars to host the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 semi-finals and finals for the next two years is not in the best interest of local cricket .