Tiger blames fatigue for missing Shanghai event

SINGAPORE,  (Reuters) – Tiger Woods said fatigue was the reason he skipped this week’s World Golf Championship event in Shanghai. As Australian Adam Scott and South African Louis Oosthuizen grabbed the first-round lead at the $7 million event in China yesterday, the 36-year-old Woods was holding a putting clinic for school children in Singapore.

IOC to investigate Armstrong’s Olympic medal

BERLIN,  (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will investigate Lance Armstrong’s 2000 Olympics bronze medal after the American was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles in the biggest doping scandal to hit the sport.

Forde goes two for two; wins 5000m in record time

-Perry, King and George impress in 200m heat National 5000m and 1500m record holder Cleveland Forde eased to a comfortable victory in the men’s 5000m in record time on day two of the 2012 edition of the Inter Services Annual Athletics Championships (ISAAC) at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground Camp Ayangana yesterday.

Devers to begin cancer radiation therapy next week

International Cricket Broadcaster and Sports Journalist Sean Devers is scheduled to commence radiation treatment for level two cancer next week. The Guyanese Broadcaster, who worked for several radio stations in the Caribbean and the BBC World Service, completed a successful surgery to remove a brain tumor on October 2 at the St.

Three lead in chess qualifiers

Three players Loris Nathoo, Maria Thomas and former national men’s champion Kriskal Persaud of Berbice are in the lead after four completed rounds of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) Uniparts qualifying championships following play on Tuesday at the Kei-Shars Sports Club, Hadfield Street.

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