From Clifton Ross in TrinidadTrinidad and Tobago yesterday suffered a 17-run defeat to Barbados in the final of the 2014 West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/NAGICO Regional Super 50 tournament in a thrilling encounter at the Queen’s Park Oval, Trinidad .
Former Guyana Open champion, Mike Mangal was declared winner of the inaugural Noble House Memorial Cup golf tournament yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Course .
Renowned for its cultural exploits locally, Hits and Jams Entertainment will now look to provide recreation in the arena of sport .
DESCRIBED by the West Indies Cricket Board as “the legendary Pakistan off-spinner”, Saqlain Mushtaq has been added to the team’s coaching staff for the couple of Twenty20s and the solitary One-Day International against Ireland in Jamaica at the end of the week .
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The three-night, four nation Goodwill Boxing Tournament got off to a scorcher Friday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and the locals did not disappoint as they delivered a knockout night of boxing .
The nation’s best wheelsmen will be on their saddles again today competing for lucrative cash prizes when Roraima Bikers Club (RBC) teams up with George Humphrey and Clifford ‘Toto’ Johnson to stage the eighth annual George Cumberbatch event .
Top seeds Narayan Ramdhani Nicholas Ali on Friday evening reached the men’s doubles final of the annual GUMDAC sponsored badminton tournament played at the Queen’s College badminton court .
Pretoria, (Reuters) - Mitchell Johnson bowled Australia to a comprehensive 281-run victory over South Africa after taking his match haul to 12 wickets on the fourth day of the first test at SuperSport Park on Saturday .
By Donald DuffThe Lusignan Golf Club’s Noble House Memorial Cup golf tournament, aimed at honouring past stalwarts of the club is expected to get cracking today and will subsequently be held annually .
The Guyana Baseball League and E Networks yesterday announced plans to work together to further popularize the sport .
By Orin DavidsonIt’s been three years since Guyana’s football has been rid of the Colin Klass -led Guyana Football Federation (GFF), but déjà vu is set to engulf the sport all over again, under the current administration .
NY, USA — These days, World Masters indoor sprint champion and record holder Val Barnwell feels like a ‘proud papa worthy of emulation’ .
The officials along with the pugilists competing in the three-day, four-nation, International Goodwill tournament paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Sport yesterday before the competition boxed off last night .
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WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Shikhar Dhawan was dismissed agonisingly short of his third test century as India overhauled New Zealand’s first innings to reach 201 for five at lunch on the second day of the second test yesterday .
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 .
(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games .
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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 .