GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC– World sprint sensation Usain Bolt is to run in the Cayman Islands for the first time, officials announced yesterday
Bolt, the six-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder, will compete in the second annual Cayman Invitational athletic meet in May.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – West Indies opener Chris Gayle failed on his return to action as Jamaica struggled on the opening day of their fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship against Windward Islands here yesterday.
The injunction filed against the newly constituted executive body of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) by former president Colin Boyce has been withdrawn from the High Court earlier this week according to the applicant’s attorney Euclin Gomes.
Helena one and two combined on Sunday defeated Strathavon by two wickets to win the East Coast Cricket Board’s President’s Cup second division limited overs competition at the Fairfield Community Centre ground.
The Guyana Table Tennis Association’s (GTTA) League Teams Table Tennis tournament will get into full swing next week and includes the participation of several teams top in Georgetown as well as from out-of-town areas.
Another intriguing battle looms as golfers compete in Saturday’s Carib Foods sponsored Stableford tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course.
“The past three tournaments have been closely fought and this competition promises to be similar as over 35 players are expected to participate,” Jerome Khan President of the Lusignan Golf Club said.
DUNEDIN, New Zealand, (Reuters) – Bruce Martin had been waiting 13 years to be presented with his first test cap, which finally came yesterday when he was named in the New Zealand side to face England in the opener of their three-match series.
(The Sports Xchange) The Los Angeles Lakers were looking to make a statement. After climbing to within two games of the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs, they needed a victory over one of the elite teams to prove they were for real.
-Ronaldo helps Real Madrid eliminate Manchester United
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo dealt his former club Manchester United a cruel blow yesterday by scoring the goal that put Real Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals after the hosts were left distraught by Nani’s harsh dismissal.
ST.GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC-The leading West Indies cricketers will be on show today when the regional four-day Championship enters the fourth round with matches in Barbados, Grenada and Trinidad and Tobago.
-Fernandes elated to be named sportswoman of the year for seventh time
World renowned professional squash star Nicolette Fernandes was humbled and elated about being named senior sportswoman of the year by the National Sports commissions for an unprecedented seventh time this year.
By Juanita Hooper
Following last weekend’s CARIFTA Games Trials staged at the Guyana Defence Force ground Camp Ayanganna, five of the country’s junior track and field stars have been able to make the qualifying standards set out by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG).