DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC-West Indies failed to press home an advantage against South Africa and crashed to a 94 run defeat in their opening game of the ICC Under-19 World Cup at Dubai’s International Cricket Stadium here yesterday .
(The Sports Xchange) - - - - Forward Taj Gibson scored 16 points and the Chicago Bulls finished on a 17-4 run to secure a 92-76 victory over the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center on Thursday .
By Clifton Ross in Trinidad and TobagoA menacing spell of fast-bowling from Fidel Edwards backed up by half-centuries from openers Kraigg Brathwaite and Dwayne Smith steered Barbados to the finals of the NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament, after sending Guyana Malta Supreme packing in a seven-wicket defeat .
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Scotia Bank Kiddy Cricket festival continued yesterday with matches in East Corentyne Berbice .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Mitchell Johnson showed his fiery bowling had not cooled from the Ashes as he ripped through South Africa’s top order to leave the hosts 140 for six at the close of the second day of the first test against Australia at SuperSport Park yesterday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Former Formula One world champion Michael Schumacher is still in the wake-up phase from an artificial coma at a Grenoble hospital, his agent said yesterday .
(ICC) South Africa is guaranteed to retain the mace as well as collect a cash award of US$475,000 that is presented to the side that tops the Reliance ICC Test Team Rankings on the 1 April cut-off date, but battle for second and third places remain tight as both Australia and India have a chance to finish in the top two .
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - - FIFA is making contingency plans to move World Cup matches away from Curitiba because it believes the stadium may not be ready in time for the kick-off in June, one of Brazil’s biggest-selling newspapers said yesterday .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Australian paceman Mitchell Johnson sounded a warning over his form yesterday after giving South Africa the kind of treatment England couldn’t handle in their Ashes whitewash .
(Reuters) - Brazil, who sank to an all-time low of 22nd place on the FIFA rankings last June, continued their slow climb back to respectability when they rose to ninth in the latest list published yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Blake Griffin is making the leap to heights even he has never reached .
(Trinidad Express) Last year’s inaugural edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) was a success with the public .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Former world 100 metre champion, Asafa Powell, could know his fate in two weeks after a Jamaica anti-doping panel hearing his case, resumed on Wednesday .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - India cricket officials shut down any questions about a fixing scandal ahead of the series deciding second test against New Zealand with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni a no show for the traditional captain’s pre-match media conference yesterday .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - India pace bowler Ishant Sharma took career best figures of six for 51 as New Zealand were bowled out for 192 shortly after tea on the first day of the second test in Wellington last night .
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Yesterday marked 21 years since Merlene Ottey set a 200m Indoor World Record of 21 .
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From Clifton Ross in TrinidadMan-of-the-match and Trinidad skipper Dwayne Bravo treated the “Trini Posse” with an appetizer ahead of the Saturday’s final as their team crucified Jamaica by seven wickets at the Queen’s Park Oval Ground in the first semi-final of the NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- Tagenarine Chanderpaul compiled a powerful half century to guide West Indies to a comfortable six wicket win over New Zealand in a warm-up match yesterday before the start of their campaign in the ICC Under 19 World Cup here tomorrow .
From Clifton Ross in Trinidad Malta Supreme Guyana will today look to take one more step towards lifting the Regional 50-over title for the 10th time when they face Barbados in the final semi-final of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/NAGICO Super-50 tournament .
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) received a timely shot in the arm yesterday when regional conglomerate Ansa McAL pledged its support for the International Goodwill tournament which boxes off tomorrow .
Latchmansingh and Rosignol Primary Schools topped their respective zones in the latest action of the Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket Festival .
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The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) annual Sports Admin-istrators’ Course will get underway today at Olympic House, 76 High Street, Kingston, Georgetown .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC-The Barbados Men’s Rugby Sevens team has qualified for the XX Common-wealth Games set for Glasgow Scotland in July, following the withdrawal of Nigeria .
Yuvraj Singh was the most expensive buy on the first day of the IPL 2014 auction, a relatively conservative exercise in which 70 players were bought for a total of Rs 212 .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Late call-up Shaun Marsh scored an unbeaten century in his first test in two years to lead a middle-order recovery as Australia closed at 297 for four on the first day of the first test against South Africa yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Former test players Angus Fraser and Paul Collingwood have been brought back into the England fold as a selector and coach respectively .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Hosts Trinidad and Tobago powered their way to the final of the NAGICO Super50 regional cricket competition when they demolished Jamaica by seven wickets in the first semi-final played at the Queen's Park Oval here today .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- Captain Christopher Barnwell says Guyana’s loss to Jamaica will help to boost team confidence as his players prepare to go into battle in the semi-finals of the NAGICO Super50 tournament .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- Trinidad and Tobago’s coach Kelvin Williams says his players are growing in confidence ahead of their semi-final showdown with Jamaica, who remain unbeaten in the NAGICO Super50 tournament .
From Clifton Ross in Trinidad The first semi-final match today between the undefeated Jamaica and the hometown team Trinidad & Tobago is expected to be a mouth-watering clash as both teams will be aiming to advance to the final of the 2014 NAGICO Regional Super50 tournament .
Guyana’s Clive Hubert Lloyd, widely considered to be the most successful captain in the history of cricket, has been nominated to receive one of England’s top awards .
The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club Cricketer of the Year is set to receive some half a million dollars in prizes including a cash prize of $200,000 .