LONDON, (Reuters) - After delivering a final devastating blow, Petra Kvitova lay sprawled on the turf, her arms raised in celebration having crushed tennis's would-be princess in a Wimbledon final closer to a coronation than a contest .
FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) - A stunning free kick from Brazil’s David Luiz sealed a 2-1 win over Colombia in a bruising World Cup quarter-final yesterday but the hosts will next face Germany without their talisman Neymar .
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) - The Cameroon Football Federation has promised a swift outcome to its investigation into allegations that seven of the country’s players were involved in a World Cup match-fixing scandal after FIFA poured cold water on the claims .
Former West Indies Captain Clive Lloyd will today deliver an address to the Under-16, 17 and 19 Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) players who were selected to represent Guyana in the upcoming Regional cricket tournaments at the Demerara Cricket Club pavilion at 10:00hrs .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Former England stalwarts Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison are hoping the life ban handed out to Lou Vincent for match-fixing will act as a deterrent to other players tempted to cheat the sport .
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Germany broke French hearts for the third time in the World Cup when they triumphed 1-0 at the Maracana yesterday to become the first country to reach the semi-finals in four successive tournaments .
Top golfers will tee off today as the El Dorado Golf Tournament gets underway at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) ground from 12:00 .
(Reuters) - Colombia were kicked out of the World Cup by a bruising Brazil team who committed 31 fouls and stretched the laws of the game to the limits on their way to a 2-1 quarter-final win yesterday .
Hassan Mohamed’s cycling calendar continues this weekend with back to back events .
(Reuters) - World welterweight title contender Amir Khan has been released on bail after the British boxer was arrested on suspicion of two assaults in the early hours of Friday morning, according to media reports .
The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) has shortlisted a group of Guyana’s top players to undergo intense training over the next two weeks for selection to its men’s and women’s squads in preparation for the Inter-Association competitions .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has named its 14-member ladies squad to compete in the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Cricket Association Under-19 Invitational Tournament 2014 which bowls off on July 10 .
LONDON, (Reuters) - When Novak Djokovic’s flying forehand kissed the net and bounced into the corner, he let out a primal roar that echoed around Centre Court, the All England Club and probably all the way to his hometown of Belgrade .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Captain Darren Sammy is determined to ensure West Indies take something away from their series against New Zealand, by winning the Twenty20 double-header starting at Windsor Park here today .
Thirty-two teachers from 10 primary schools across Lethem were taught to play mini-volleyball as part of a partnership programme aimed at introducing the sport to their students, through the Physical Education Department-Unit of Allied Arts .
Lodge Secondary overcame Houston Secondary 2-0 on penalty kicks following a 3-3 score at the end of normal time when the fourth annual Digicel national U-18 knockout football championship continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground .
(Reuters) - Brazil are facing “unbearable” pressure to win the World Cup in style, but have a suspect defence and could well lose to confident Colombia in their quarter-final today, former England coach Glenn Hoddle believes .
Team Guyana suffered their third consecutive defeat, going down to Barbados 80-69 in their final Group-B match-up when the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships continued yesterday in the British Virgin Islands .
TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, CMC – Results of matches played on day three of the 22nd Caribbean Basketball Championships at the Multisport Complex here yesterday .
FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) - Brazil are coping well with the pressure of competing on home turf, coach Luiz Felipe Scolari said yesterday, playing down concerns some players were too distressed after a nerve-wracking win over Chile .
SANTO ANDRE, Brazil, (Reuters) - Bayern Munich players are leaving their mark at the World Cup, putting behind them a disappointing 2013/14 season by their own lofty standards, leading the unofficial scoring table for clubs .
Anthony Downes and Jason Andrews retained their men’s doubles title after defeating Gavin Lewis and Daniel Lopes in the final of the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/ Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open Tournament at the GBTI Recreational Facility on Tuesday night .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Variation will be the key for Twenty20 specialist Krishmar Santokie when he lines up for West Indies in this weekend’s doubleheader against New Zealand .
Who will take the Men’s and Ladies singles titles of the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/ Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open Tournament will be decided from 5:30pm this evening at the GBTI Recreational Facility in Bel Air .
The national under-17 team defeated a national under-15 team by seven wickets yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground in their only practice match before departure on Sunday to compete in the Regional U-17 Tournament in Trinidad and Tobago .
Antonio Joseph defeated Dustani Barrow by a 3-1 score line when the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Digicel-sponsored National Senior Championships commenced on Wednesday at the Georgetown Club squash courts .
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, CMC – Grenadian sensation Kirani James streaked to victory yesterday at the Athletissima Diamond League meet in the fifth fastest men’s 400 metres of all time, setting a new national and meet record and scoring another crucial win over nemesis Lashawn Merritt .
LONDON, (Reuters) - It was “a weird match with a weird ending” but all Eugenie Bouchard cared about was the split-second in which she saw Simona Halep’s lunging service return spinning into the net .
IBAGUE, Colombia, (Reuters) - Colombian youth coach Armando Yull Brenner never suspected he had found one of the world’s greatest talents as he saw seven-year-old James Rodriguez dribble past teammates to score almost two decades ago on a shabby neighbourhood pitch .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake, who was reported for a suspect bowling action during the one-day international series against England last month, has been included in the squad for the first two ODIs against South Africa .
Ann’s Grove Secondary crushed Buxton Youth Development 4-0 in a Region Four conference matchup when the fourth annual Digicel national U-18 knockout football championship continued yesterday at the Beterverwagting ground .
Team Guyana suffered another crushing Group-B loss, going down to the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) 95-75 when the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships continued yesterday in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Tortola .
LONDON, (Reuters) - The mayhem created by an Australian firecracker the previous evening was continued in brutal fashion by Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov yesterday as he annihilated defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- Captain Denesh Ramdin has scolded frontline batsmen on the West Indies team for not transforming their starts into substantial scores during the third and deciding test match against New Zealand which ended here on Monday .
Travis Persaud will lead the Guyana Under-17 Team in the regional tournament in Trinidad and Tobago which starts Tuesday with Guyana facing the Leeward Islands at Bon Accord ground in Tobago .
FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) - Brazil are under intense pressure to breathe life into their World Cup campaign and produce a performance worthy of champions when they face Colombia and their free-scoring midfielder James Rodriguez in tomorrow’s quarter-final .
ACCRA, (Reuters) - Ghana’s football association yesterday defended its decision to charter a plane to carry $3 million in bonus money to players in Brazil, saying the country had done the same at the last two World Cups .