-George, Forde in straight fight for male athlete of the year
The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) will host its annual awards ceremony tonight for the most outstanding athletes during 2011 at the Young Men’s Christian Association Building (YMCA) from 19:00hrs.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – An unbroken, opening stand between Dwayne Smith and captain Kirk Edwards raced Barbados to an emphatic 10-wicket victory over the Netherlands in a low-scoring affair in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament on Thursday.
John Percival’s brilliant all-round performance spearheaded Courtland All Stars to a 74-run victory over Chesney in the continuation of the 2011 New Building Society Second Division 40-Over cricket competition in Berbice on Thursday at the Chesney ground.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – An unbroken, opening stand between Dwayne Smith and captain Kirk Edwards raced Barbados to an emphatic 10-wicket victory over the Netherlands in a low-scoring affair in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament last night.
PERTH, (Reuters) – India were 73-4 at lunch today with its top four batsmen back in the pavilion.
Australia captain Michael Clarke won the toss and chose to bowl first in the third test on what is expected to be a lively wicket with plenty of bounce at the WACA today.
The Guyana Government issued a statement yesterday refuting claims that it has reached any consensus with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) as it relates to the roles of the Interim Management Committee and the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) as reported by Stabroek Sport yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A computerised scoring system designed for the boxing competition at the London 2012 Olympics will be scrapped after the Games as the sport’s governing body seeks to encourage fighters to win with style.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Jamaica followed up a steady half-century from Nkrumah Bonner with purposeful bowling to sweep to a 50-run victory over Sussex in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament last evening.
The Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago cricket teams affectionately known by their respective supporters as the “Amazon Conquerors” and “Red Fury” in recent times, clash this evening at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, Antigua, in a crucial Group A match of the 2012 Caribbean Twenty20 competition, in which the winner will almost certainly have one foot in the semi-finals.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – A High Court judge yesterday ordered the Trinidad & Tobago Football Federation to have its former special advisor Austin “Jack” Warner present all “relevant documents” regarding all the finances of the country’s participation in the 2006 World Cup.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Chris Paul and the Los Angeles Clippers survived their biggest test of the season with a 95-89 overtime victory over the Miami Heat on Wednesday, proving the home team can stand toe-to-toe with the best of the NBA.