Russian Meleshina gets two-year ban for steroid use

MOSCOW, (Reuters) – Former Olympic silver medallist Irina Meleshina has been banned for two years after failing a doping test. The 29-year-old tested positive for the prohibitive substance of testosterone in an out-of-competition check in February, the Russian federation (VFLA) said on its website ( on Tuesday.

In charge!

-Matthew Wade’s ton put Australia large and in charge despite off-spinner Shane Shillingford’s maiden five wicket haul

MR DEPENDABLE! Shivnarine Chanderpaul cuts a delivery from Michael Clarke to the boundary during his unbroken 45-run ninth wicket partnership with Ravi Rampaul.(DigicelCricket/Brooks La Touche photo)

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Brittle batting returned to haunt West Indies yesterday as they suffered a now familiar collapse to leave Australia in control of the third and final Test at Windsor Park.

Alpha United seeking clarification on CFU participation

Vice-president of Alpha “The Hammer” United Football Club, Steve Ninvalle said  that his club is seeking clarification from the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) as to whether the club will advance to the next round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) club championship.

MSC record ‘heroic’ victory over DCC

Heroes Cup…

Christopher Barnwell

By Neil Barry Another thrilling chapter in the historical rivalry between Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) and the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) was written last weekend when MSC defeated DCC on their home ground despite losing first innings points in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) Heroes Cup first division competition.

DCC teams suffer mixed fortunes

Brainstreet U-15 competition…

By Neil Barry Everest defeated the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Ladies by 53 runs at the Muslim Youth Organization ground on Saturday in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s Brainstreet Under-15 competition.

Bravo could miss IPL

Darren Bravo

KOLKATA, India,  CMC – Left-handed West Indies stroke-maker Darren Bravo may take no part in the lucrative Indian Premier League when the current Australia series ends in the Caribbean.