Boxers promise explosions at Thirst Park come Saturday

-DeClou promises fight fans something special; King, Austin each predict victory; Lewis says he will knock out Azore.

Edmond DeClou works on the heavy bag in preparation for his upcoming fight with Howard Eastman. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell The Oxford dictionary defines the word explosion as a violent release of confined energy, usually accompanied by a loud sound and shock waves.

Male, female b/ballers lose

From Treiston Joseph  in Suriname Guyana fell to Suriname Saturday evening when the male basketball competition of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) continued at the Anthony Nesty Hall in Suriname.

Cyclists win at IGG

-Mohammed says team did Guyana proud

Day three (Saturday) seemed to be the best day for Guyana since the start of the Inter Guiana Games last Thursday as Guyana did well in the cycling aspect of the 2011 edition of the games currently underway in Suriname.

Gayle lets his bat do the talking

-left hander unleashes fury against CCC team with masterly 147

Gayle was in full cry yesterday at Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday  against CCC. (Aubrey Crawford photo)

Chris Gayle sent another strong message to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), except this time it was not verbally transmitted; it was with his bat at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday in the Regional Super50 tournament.

Narine and Badree spin Trinidad to victory

- Leewards knocked out

Trinidad spin-twin destroyers Samuel Badree (left) and Sunil Narine (right) (Orlando Charles Photo)

Mesmerizing spells of slow bowling from talented young off-spinner Sunil Narine and veteran leg-spinner Samuel Badree, spun 10 times regional limited overs champions  Trinidad and Tobago to a five-wicket victory over co-defending champions Leeward Islands, of the second Group B encounter, in the 2011 Regional Super 50 tournament yesterday, at Providence Stadium.

Fortunes reversed

-Trinidad’s three tyros Darren Bravo, Adrian Barath and Keiron Pollard are necessary to the success of future West Indies teams

Darren Bravo

They are three young tyros, all from Trinidad and Tobago but all with contrasting physiques, styles and places in the order, who immediately excited optimism that they would be the future of West Indies batting.

Sangakkara, Jayawardene deny Pakistan win

ABU DHABI, (Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara compiled his eighth double hundred in tests and with able support from Prasanna Jayawardene salvaged a draw for Sri Lanka on the final day of the opening test against Pakistan in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

Play called off in Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh,  (Reuters) – The second day’s play in the first test between Bangladesh and West Indies at Chittagong was called off  yesterday due to heavy overnight rain that left the outfield damp.

Guyana takes lead in track and field

Stephan James

Guyana finally got a chance to test themselves going ahead on points against their French and Dutch counterparts when the first day of athletics at the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) concluded yesterday in Suriname at the Andre Kampervene Stadium.

Dominoes tourney in memory of Burnham concludes today

Organising Secretary of the Guyana National Dominoes Association (GNDA) Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire displays the first place trophy.

The finals of the People’s National Congress/Reform countrywide dominoes tournament in memory of the late Linden Forbes Sampson Burnham will conclude today at the Girls Guides pavilion, Brickdam, from 1pm, organizer Mark `Jumbie’ Wiltshire told Stabroek Sport yesterday.