(Reuters) – Heavy rain ended any chance of a result in the first test between South Africa and New Zealand yesterday but Ross Taylor’s team may have come away with a hint more confidence than when they first set foot on University Oval in Dunedin.
Distance athlete Cleveland Thomas yesterday produced a stellar performance to win the Embassy of Mexico in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) 20-kilometre race in honour of Mexican athlete Jose Macias Luna.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has been ruled out of the first three One-Day Internationals against Australia, after sustaining a fractured finger during a practice game at 3Ws Oval here Saturday.
West Indies cricket icon Clive Lloyd has now joined the chorus of Caricom countries that include Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica and Guyana, who are saying the time has come to rein in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
Bridgetown, Barbados, CMC – Steady batting, aided by five missed chances, put Guyana in a solid position to take first innings lead over Barbados on the second day of the fifth round Regional first-class match at Kensington Oval here yesterday.
Fourteen teachers and schools coaches successfully completed a two-day football coaches course Friday conducted by instructors Rajesh Latchoo of Trinidad and Tobago and Stan Harmon of the United States of America and held at the Ministry of Education Sports Complex on Carifesta Avenue.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Jamaica tightened their grip on their Regional Four-Day Championship match against Trinidad and Tobago here yesterday, after their speedsters produced a lethal burst to rock the hosts on a truncated second day’s play at Queen’s Park Oval.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – The next generation of Indian players should not put themselves under pressure to copy illustrious compatriots like the retired Rahul Dravid or Sachin Tendulkar, according to captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC –Regional leaders are to seek an “urgent meeting” with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) before the end of this month in a bid to resolve several issues affecting the development of the game in the region.
ISTANBUL, Turkey, CMC – Teenaged Grenadian sensation Kirani James failed to produce the anticipated fireworks, finishing last in the men’s 400 metres final as Bahamians Demetrius Pinder and Chris Brown stepped up to capture silver bronze at the World Indoor Championships here yesterday.