The aptly-named Never Lose softball cricket team was among the winners last Sunday when the Hadi’s nationwide male and female softball cricket tournament organised by the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association continued at various venues.
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.
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.
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.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte has lauded head coach Ottis Gibson for his outstanding work with the regional side and believes the team has made huge strides under his watch.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – England captain Andrew Strauss, who has been under attack in the media for his lack of form with the bat, came out fighting on the eve of the second and final test against Sri Lanka.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A revitalised Fernando Torres is expected to lead Chelsea’s attack tomorrow when they try to sweep Benfica aside to claim their sixth Champions League semi-final appearance in nine years.
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.
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.
BV United, Golden Stars, Victoria Kings and Bakewell Buxton Stars all recorded victories at the Victoria Ground when the Victoria Kings/Healthy Choice Easter Cup Football tournament kicked off 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.
Samuel Kaitan upstaged national 5000 metres champ Nathaniel Giddings yet again when the third Developmental Meet of the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) was held last Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground in Linden.
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.