Sports

WICB “disappointed” by IPL-bound Gayle

Chris Gayle

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Regional governing body for cricket, the WICB, has granted Chris Gayle a no-objection certificate (NOC) to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League but says it is “disappointed” in the talismanic opener making himself unavailable for the Pakistan series.

WI looking to make winning start

Darren Sammy

Gros Islet, St Lucia – The West Indies team will be looking to make a winning start as they introduce several new faces to the international stage when they face Pakistan in the Digicel T20 International today.

`We have a lot to do’

- Alpha boss Odinga Lumumba

Alpha Thriving! In this Orlando Charles photo, the Alpha United team and their devoted supporters celebrate their latest feat achieved in the CFU club championships.

Despite the fact that they have  progressed to the knockout out round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship, President of the Alpha United team Odinga Lumumba is of the view that their work has only now begun.

Wanted urgently, hockey centre

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Hockey in Guyana faces an uncertain future due to a shortage of hockey grounds and unless this situation is urgently addressed it could be the demise of a sport that brought glory to this country over the years.

A new champion to be crowned tonight

Mayor’s Cup Knockout Tournament…

Sampson Gilbert

A new Mayor’s Cup knockout champion will be crowned tonight when Fruta Conquerors and Sunburst Camptown collide in the one million-dollar competition final at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.

Police Ladies whip QC Boys

June Ogle captain of the Guyana Women’s team.

Although the Police Ladies team cannot win the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Brainstreet Under-15 championships, they delivered the soundest warning to the rest of the teams when they whipped Queen’s College at the Muslim Youth Organisation Ground yesterday.

Celtics beat Knicks; Mavs, Magic also win

Dwight Howard

BOSTON, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics overcame an  inspired performance from Carmelo Anthony to beat the New York  Knicks and take a 2-0 lead in their NBA playoff series on  Tuesday, while Orlando and Dallas also grabbed victories.

Sharma’s last-ball six hands Mumbai victory

Sachin Tendulkar

MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Rohit Sharma belted a last ball  six to lift Mumbai Indians to a dramatic seven-wicket win over  Pune Warriors while Kerala Kochi Tuskers successfully defended a  small total to beat Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier  League  yesterday.

Malinga out of Sri Lanka test squad v England

Lasith Malinga

COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith  Malinga will miss the three-test series in England which starts  next month. Chairman of selectors Duleep Mendis said yesterday that  the Mumbai Indians paceman was nursing a knee injury and had  asked to return home for rehabilitation at the conclusion of the  Indian Premier League.

Rudy Grant romps victory

Rudy Grant

Rudy Grant romped his way to victory in the final of the Men’s over 45 singles last Tuesday as the Macorp Open lawn tennis tournament continued at the Le Meridien Pegasus Tennis Courts.