MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Venus Williams survived a rocky start to reach the second round of her 17th Australian Open on Monday, putting her 7-6 7-5 victory over Kateryna Kozlova down to hard-earned experience.
Collin ‘BL’ Aaron, Manager of Slingerz FC said the club has commenced legal proceedings against the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) following a decision from CONCACAF to debar them from participating in the 2017 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship.
-ECB secretary Christiani denies accusation said there was no quorum
By Royston Alkins
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Essequibo Cricket Board (GCB) which was scheduled for Sunday at the ECB Hostel did not take place and president of the North Essequibo Cricket Committee Prince Holder said he believes that the non-staging of the AGM was deliberate.
By Royston Alkins
The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) team which participated in the recent University of the West Indies UNICOM T20 tournament in Trinidad and Tobago should hold its head high after a number of impressive performances.
PORT GENTIL, Gabon, (Reuters) – Defences were on top again on another dour day at the African Nations Cup yesterday when the two games produced a meagre one goal between them, scored by Ghana from the penalty spot.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Ivo Karlovic fired down 75 aces in a record Australian Open marathon against Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos which lasted five hours, 15 minutes and finished in a 6-7(6) 3-6 7-5 6-2 22-20 first-round victory for the Croatian yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic may have cursed the draw for throwing up Fernando Verdasco as the first opponent in his Australian Open defence yesterday but the tough match-up against the Spanish giant-killer ultimately proved a blessing in disguise.
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – Sydney Thunder skipper, Shane Watson, has hailed the influence of West Indies all-rounder, Carlos Brathwaite, in the franchise’s recent resurgence during the ongoing Big Bash League.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies players Shai Hope and Jonathan Carter warmed up nicely for Barbados Pride’s upcoming campaign in the Regional Super50 with half-centuries in the final practice game here Monday.
(Reuters) – England batsman Joe Root will not be available to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) this year as he is eager to spend time at home with his newborn son, the 26-year-old has said.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – South Africa batsman AB de Villiers has ruled himself out of the team’s three-test series in New Zealand in March, but insists he is not retiring from the longest format of the game.
(The Sports Xchange) – The Golden State Warriors emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday using a 78-point, first-half explosion to crush the defending NBA champions 126-91.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Outstanding former Trinidad and Tobago striker, Stern John, has questioned the commitment of the current national players, and has urged them to lift their professionalism if the country is to quality for the next year’s World Cup in Russia.