Sports

Fidel Edwards in Aussie Big Bash

(Barbados Nation) Signing to play in the Australian Big Bash Twenty League shouldn’t affect my Test career. Barbadian fast bowler Fidel Edwards gave that assurance yesterday after it was disclosed that he will link up with out-of-favour West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle, after being signed by the Sydney Thunder to play in the next edition of the Big Bash which bowls off Down Under in December.

Melanie, Golden Stars (B) advance in Fastball

A hat-trick from Keon Locke (blue ball assisted) and two double strikes from Karambo Holder and Ricford Morrison, led Melanie and Golden Stars (B) to convincing 4-2 and 4-1 victories over Plaisance Panthers and Victoria Kings respectively yesterday, in the latest round of the inaugural 2011 GT&T Fastball knock-out competition.

Bryan eyeing world ranking in table tennis

Nigel Bryan

National table tennis player Nigel Bryan has been winning a number of regional and local individual titles with his most recent being the men’s singles 2011 Independence Crown on July 4, and now he is eyeing attaining a world ranking.

Karatekas promoted

GKC vice chairman and 6th Dan Jeffrey Wong instructs karatekas as their guardians look on, during the ceremony held at the Malteenoes Dojo.

The Guyana Karate College hosted a ceremony at the Malteenoes Dojo on Tuesday evening to honour students who had successfully completed their exams and promote them to higher Kyu rankings.

Vieira’s legacy assured with France and Arsenal

Patrick Vieira

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Patrick Vieira, who announced  his retirement as a player on Bastille Day yesterday, provided  what can best be described as muscular elegance for France and  Arsenal during his heyday as one of the world’s most effective  midfielders.