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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 .

Alpha looking to strike gold in Bartica

Alpha looking to strike gold in Bartica

Georgetown giants and current point leaders Alpha `The Hammer’ United will head to Bartica today to tackle homesters Liquid Gold from 4pm as the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) Super League roll on with six scheduled matches at four venues countrywide .

Chubby Under-13 Competition… Santos, Camptown, Thomas and Flamingo into semis

Thomas United, Flamingo, Santos and Sunburst Camptown all moved one step closer to the final of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Chubby Under-13 competition after winning quarter-final matches yesterday at the Tucville Playfield .

Edwards banned as Thomas fires Somerset to last-ball win

HYDERABAD, India,  CMC – West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards was banned for bowling after sending down two waist-high full tosses as Alfonso Thomas produced a superb all-round performance to propel Somerset to a nerve-wracking last-ball win over Deccan Chargers yesterday .

Cobras bite second victim

- Puttick scores first century of tournamentHYDERABAD, India, CMC – Forgotten South African opener Andrew Puttick slammed an unbeaten century as Cape Cobras romped into the second round of the Twenty20 Champions League with a resounding 54-run win over Otago yesterday .

Nurse shines with cameo as Windies Masters win

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Barbados discard Martin Nurse lit up the National Stadium here with an awesome display of power-hitting as West Indies Masters crushed the World Masters by 52 runs in the opening Twenty20 match of the Grenada Cricket Classic on Saturday .

Smith, Amir  selected for  Olympic Friendship Camp

Smith, Amir selected for Olympic Friendship Camp

Two national swimmers have been selected by the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) to represent Guyana at the 2010 Youth Olympic Friendship Camp in Singapore from December 8 to 12, 2009 .

Hikers in contention for B division final

Hikers ‘B’ division boys made a strong bid for a spot in the ‘B’ division final when they got the better of contender Western Dragons by 2-0 as play in the Banks DIH Night hockey tournament continued  Friday evening at Thirst Park .

Bishops High School win Inter-Schools swimming c/ships

Bishops High School win Inter-Schools swimming c/ships

Bishops’ High School, spearheaded by their strong team of national swimmers, emerged the champion school in the North Georgetown Inter-Schools swimming championship with a total of 207 points .

Boutique makes  presentation to  Shondell Alfred

Boutique makes presentation to Shondell Alfred

Champion athletes around the world often dress the part especially with the endorsements from top designer companies and it will be no different for Guyana’s recent world champion Shondell Alfred .

Of legacies past and future

Cozier on Sunday The parallels are uncannily similar .

Busta Twenty20 Second Division tournament to begin October 18

Busta Twenty20 Second Division tournament to begin October 18

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) will host its second Busta Twenty20 Second Division tournament from October 18, following  the company’s renewal of its sponsorship yesterday with the promise of continued support for the association .