NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Their bowling, spearheaded by birthday boy Gavin Tonge, set things up and their batting, led by Kieran Powell, helped Leeward Islands to a morale-boosting, eight-wicket victory over Canada in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament yesterday.
Giftland Officemax became the first corporate entity this year to throw its support behind the Guyana National football team after signing a $4.25 million-dollar contract with the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) as the team prepares for the third round of the CONCACAF 2014 World Cup Qualifiers against Mexico, Costa Rica and El Salvador from June 8 – October 16.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Ousted former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner said yesterday he had documented evidence to back his claim that he was gifted World Cup television rights in return for FIFA votes and accused the organisation of being “disingenuous and dishonest”.
-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.