Sports

Deonarine 4-37 bowls Windies into winning position

Narsingh Deonarine appeals successfully for Brendan  McCullum’s wicket on yesterday’s third day of the second Digicel test match between the West Indies and New Zealand at Sabina Park, Jamaica. Photo courtesy DigicelCricket.com/Brooks LaTouche

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Marlon Samuels defied a dropped chance and the “distraction” of the women’s Olympic 100 metres final being shown in the ground to score a pivotal 52 that fortified West Indies’ bid for a series-clinching victory over New Zealand in the second Test here yesterday.

Marlon’s masterclass

Marlon Samuels acknowledges his fourth Test century and his first in the Caribbean West on Day Two of the second Test between West Indies and New Zealand. Photo courtesy DigicelCricket.com/Brooks LaTouche

With West Indian attention firmly set on London and our special stars at the Olympics on track and in pool, a breathtaking individual performance in the team discipline that first established the region’s sporting excellence passed on Friday at a hallowed Caribbean cricket venue without the acclaim it truly deserved.

For silver medalist Priscilla it’s all in the genes

— Caribbean Under-13 number-two ranked player Priscilla Greaves’ table tennis success could be attributed to genetics as much as it is due to talent, sacrifice and hard work

Priscilla Greaves after returning from Santo Domingo last year.

Says Iva Wharton Mention the name Colin France and the image of a table tennis ball readily springs to mind. That is because Colin France is a household name in Guyana and his name is synonymous with table tennis.

Collins banished from 100m after leaving camp

Kim Collins

LONDON,  CMC – St Kitts and Nevis’ most decorated athlete Kim Collins was  yesterday barred from competing in the men’s Olympic 100 metres for breaching team rules and says his career for the tiny Caribbean country could now be over.

Samuels fails to stop Black Caps edging ahead

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Narsingh Deonarine gave West Indies a boost with two late wickets, after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test hundred in the face of a batting meltdown, which allowed New Zealand to nose ahead in the second Test yesterday here.

Bascom prepped for maiden run on World stage

Jeremy Bascom and his coach preparing for today’s 400m preliminary rounds at the London Olympic Games.

Guyana’s most recent record holder is ready to swoosh to another big mark. When Jeremy Bascom plants on the start line in today’s heats in the Olympics’ athletics segment, it’s hard to imagine his gaze down the 100m track doesn’t carry his thoughts back to an earlier time this summer.

Samuels fails to stop Black Caps edging ahead

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Narsingh Deonarine gave West Indies a boost with two late wickets, after Marlon Samuels emphasised his batting rebirth with a fourth Test hundred in the face of a batting meltdown, which allowed New Zealand to nose ahead in the second Test yesterday here.

Dibaba takes 10,000 gold, US top medal table

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Ethiopia’s Tirunesh Dibaba powered away from two Kenyan rivals to capture the first track gold of the London Olympics in the women’s 10,000 metres  yesterday, while three wins in the pool propelled the United States to the top of the medals table.

George to run race of his life today

—Wilson says George full of confidence

Winston George

Twenty-five year-old Plaisance native Winston George will be taking to the track in a matter of hours to run the race at his life at the Olympic Stadium of the London 2012 Olympic Games in the first round of the men’s 400m race.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning:

Most Read This Week

  1. A police officer attempts to escort Rushelle Gittens out of the court compound

    Woman threatens to kill cop at city court complex

  2. Marisha Bowen

    Bahamian man charged with killing Guyanese teacher

  3. Citizens fleeing country due to crime, IAC says

  4. Colin Rodney

    Cop charged with taking bribes

  5. Tricia Loo

    East Canje woman jailed over cocaine in suitcases

  6. 15-year-old charged with murdering suspect in sister’s abuse

  7. Jean Rodrigues

    Woman shot in crossfire between cop, fleeing bandit

  8. Linda, the mother of the suspect, displaying his football gear and accolades in a bid to prove his innocence in front of the Brickdam Police Station.

    Mother turns in alleged suspect in market shooting

  9. Amir Oren

    American Amir Oren at the helm as SCS readies to roll out parking meters


Recommended For You