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T&T make dream start to Champions League T20

BANGALORE, India,  CMC – Caribbean champions Trinidad and Tobago made a dream start to the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday when they used a clinical all-round performance to crush Somerset by 44 runs .

Kallis’s heroics ensure Royal Challengers second round berth

BANGALORE, India, CMC – All-rounder Jacques Kallis almost single-handedly undermined Otago as Royal Challengers Bangalore pulled off a convincing 80-run win to clinch their spot in the next round of the Twenty20 Champions League yesterday .

Barbadian Riley wins Tobago title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Barbadian youngster Antoinette Riley has smashed her way to the Tobago Open Junior Table Tennis Championship Under-13 crown at the Scarborough Secondary School .

Lack of support affecting ladies  volleyball and basketball teams – coaches

Lack of support affecting ladies volleyball and basketball teams – coaches

Abdullah Hamid and Trevor Smith coaches of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) female basketball and volleyball teams said more support needs to be given to their teams as they are training hard to do Guyana proud at the games set for October 16-19 in Suriname .

Rodrigues, Nelson and Jackson top charts at QC’s singles badminton tourney

Rodrigues, Nelson and Jackson top charts at QC’s singles badminton tourney

Avian Rodrigues, Dennis Nelson and Greer Jackson came out on top in the Queen’s College (QC) Annual Lower and Upper School Boys and Girls Badminton Singles tourney held on Friday .

Smiley Faces shoot down Snipers

Smiley Faces shoot down Snipers

It was all smiles for the Smiley Faces team of Natalie Cummings and Remy Taitt as they scored an upset 3-1 win over Snipers’s Joel Alleyne and Hewley Griffith  on Saturday as the Kenneth De Abreu Table Tennis League got underway at the Malteenoes Sports Club building .

McKay wins third annual Pereira/Archer Memorial feature race

McKay wins third annual Pereira/Archer Memorial feature race

Warren `Forty’  McKay was the winner of the feature event of the third annual  Maxie Pereira/Marlis Archer Memorial cycle event organized by the Continental Cycle Club and sponsored by the Alliance For Change held yesterday afternoon around the outer circuit of the National Park .

Nagamootoo recalled for regional ODIs

Nagamootoo recalled for regional ODIs

-Heyliger, Ramdeen, Foo and Hicks also get call up By Marlon Munroe The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) selectors sprang a surprise by naming leg-spinner Mahendra Nagamootoo in a 24-man squad to prepare for the upcoming regional one-dayers scheduled for Guyana later this month .

Henriques steers NSW Blues past Sussex

DELHI, India, CMC – Moises Henriques guided New South Wales Blues into the second round with a fine all-round performance that powered them to a 35-run victory over Sussex in their Champions League Twenty20 Group B match yesterday .

Nine Barbadians in CCC President’s Cup squad

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbadians proliferate the Combined Campuses & College’s squad for the regional President’s Cup, securing nine picks in the 14-man unit for the limited overs tournament starting later this month in Guyana .

Djokovic and Kuznetsova win China Open titles

BEIJING, (Reuters) - Second seed Novak Djokovic was  rejuvenated by a rain break and came back on court to beat  Croatian Marin Cilic 6-2 7-6 and win his third title of the  season at the China Open on Sunday .

Woods declares season big success, without major win

SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods usually  measures the success of a season by the number of majors he wins  but after clinching a Presidents Cup for the U .

Griffith’s century propels DCC to victory

West Indies youth selectee Trevon Griffith struck a magnificent century as the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) outplayed the Transport Sports Club (TSC) in the final of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Zone Hand-in-Hand 40 overs tournament at the DCC ground on Saturday .

Delhi Daredevils beat Wayamba by 50 runs

DELHI, India,  CMC – On the back of terrific half-centuries from Virender Sehwag and Dinesh Karthik, efficient Delhi Daredevils easily beat Wayamba by 50 runs in their Champions League Twenty20 Group D match at Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium yesterday .

West Indies Masters complete clean sweep of double-header

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Robust knocks from Rawle Lewis and Andre Fletcher powered West Indies Masters to a five-wicket win over the World Masters yesterday, as they completed a sweep of their Twenty20 double-header in the Grenada Cricket Classic .

Taylor spurs Die Hard XI to five-wicket win

A fine all-round performance from Die Hard XI’s Raymond Taylor sent United Brothers XI crashing to a five-wicket defeat in the Essequibo final of the Mike’s Pharmacy 15-overs-a-side tournament at the Reliance Ground recently .

Costa Ricans sink T&T in first match under Simoes

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, CMC – Costa Rica, behind new coach Rene Simoes, emphatically revived its World Cup qualifying hopes by thumping Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 in their CONCACAF World Cup qualifying match at Ricardo Saprissa Stadium Saturday night .

T&T ready for historic battle today

BANGALORE, India, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago skipper Daren Ganga will lead his eager Caribbean side into their first Champions League Twenty20 assignment today against English county Somerset at the Chinnaswamy Cricket Stadium .

Demerara dethroned

Demerara dethroned

- Chattergoon slams century as B/ce turn tables on arch rivalsBy Marlon Munroe A clinical all-round performance by Berbice in the El Dorado Inter County limited overs final saw them dethroning defending champions Demerara by the huge margin of 127 runs last evening at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

Robin Persaud takes Hand- in-Hand cycling feature race

Robin Persaud takes Hand- in-Hand cycling feature race

By Tiadi Blair You’ve got to hand it to Robin Persaud .