Sports

Smith leads President’s XI revival

Dwayne Smith

CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – Dwayne Smith hit a typically attractive half-century and shared a century partnership with Jason Holder that propped up the WICB President’s XI batting in the first-class tour match against Australia yesterday.

Ponting wary of Windies threat

Ricky Ponting

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in preparing thoroughly for the upcoming three-Test series.

Costello leads GDF to Heroes Cup win

Gilford Moore

By Neil Barry Skipper Paul Castello took an eight-wicket match haul and scored 35 second innings runs opening the batting to guide Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to an outright victory over Transport Sports Club at Camp Ayanganna in their two-day Heroes Cup match over the weekend.

Reggie Miller elected to Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS,  (Reuters) – Sharpshooting guard Reggie Miller of the Indiana Pacers and longtime National Basketball Association (NBA) coach Don Nelson were elected yesterday to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Motorbike racing has improved in Guyana

- says Kevin Graham

Canadian speedter Kevin Graham.

By Iva Wharton The sport of motor racing is improving in Guyana, says Super Biker Kevin Graham. The Canadian made this comment on Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit where he competed in the Race of Champions.

Kaitan aims to win Carifta Games 5000m

-Black confident youngster will medal

Samuel Kaitan, left, receives a pair of training shoes from Robeson Brotherson of Colours Boutique ahead of his participation in the upcoming Carifta Games which begins in Bermuda on Saturday.

By Iva Wharton Seventeen-year-old Samuel Kaitan left today for Bermuda where he will compete in the Carifta Games. Kaitan, who hails from Katuur Village, South Central Rupununi, said he is ready for the games and intends to win.

Clive Lloyd bats for women’s cricket

-says women’s cricket to get equal attention

Clive Lloyd

By Iva Wharton Women’s cricket in Guyana will receive equal attention as male cricket, according to newly- appointed advisor to the President on Sport and Chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) for Cricket, Clive Lloyd.