– CONCACAF to look at ending impasse
The world governing body for football, FIFA along with its Caribbean arm CONCACAF will move to end the impasse between the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), a press release from Khalsan Public Relations Incorporated said.
-GCB, Anthony present different T20 teams to WICB
The confusion that has gripped local cricket over the last year with the government battling the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) for control of the game reached dizzying heights again yesterday with both naming separate teams for next year’s Caribbean T20 tournament.
By Emmerson Campbell
Will defending champions, Back Circle, repeat or will Leopold Street, the surprise team of the tournament claim the $600,000 first prize and bragging rights as the greatest street football team in Georgetown?
Two armies of bodybuilders from Suriname and Brazil will invade the National Cultural Centre tonight to do battle with the crème de le crème of Guyana’s musclemen and women when Flex Night International stages its inaugural tri-nation event.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Former Young West Indies all-rounder Dalton Polius snatched eight wickets in an innings to help St. Lucia crown themselves champions of the Windward Islands Championship for the first time in nearly four decades here Thursday.
(Reuters) – The Council of Europe will hold a meeting later this month looking into FIFA’s governance of world soccer with suspended Asian soccer boss Mohamed Bin Hammam among those scheduled to participate.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – An inspiring all-round performance from captain Darren Sammy powered a resurgent West Indies to a convincing 75-run win over Bangladesh, levelling the five-match rubber at 2-2 and setting up today’s final game as the series decider.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat suffered their worst home defeat of the ‘Big Three’ era as the defending NBA champions crashed to a 112-92 loss to a New York Knicks team without their star forward Carmelo Anthony.
(Reuters) – Twenty20 cricket heralded another illuminating innovation today with the introduction of stumps and bails that light-up when dislodged during an Australian Big Bash League (BBL) match in Melbourne.
-feel abandoned by gov’t
By Iva Wharton
Members of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) set up by the government to run cricket here will make a decision over the weekend as to whether they will resign from the body.