President of the Essequibo Cricket Board (ECB) Sheik Ahmad has stated unequivocally that the Tony Elite Styles Floodlight two-day Twenty20 tournament scheduled to bowl off today will go ahead despite suggestions that the tournament has not been authorized.
By Emmerson Campbell
CABOFE flyweight champion Dexter ‘The Kid’ Marques is now scheduled to headline the 22nd edition of the Guyana Fight Night Pro Am card on April 27 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall following the postponement of the initial headliner.
Guyana’s top riders are expected to open fire on the peloton tomorrow when they turn the inner circuit of the National Park into a speedway as national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed and Universal Auto and General Supplies team up to host their eighth annual 11-race cycle programme.
(WICB) PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad — West Indies all-rounder Narsingh Deonarine made a successful return to international cricket with the ball, as he played a crucial role in his team’s fight-back against Australia on the final day of the first Digicel Test on Wednesday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Windward Islands off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been called up for the second Test against Australia starting here Sunday, on the heels of a disappointing performance by leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo in the Kensington Oval opener which West Indies lost by three wickets on Wednesday.
Guyana’s senior 20/20 selectee Rajiv Ivan is to receive the prestigious Cricketer-of-the-Year Award for 2011 when the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports club (RHTYSC) hosts its 22nd Annual Awards Ceremony on Sunday, April 22 at the Annexe Restaurant in Rose Hall Town.
(WICB) KINGSTON, Jamaica – For Jamaica and Barbados, the two most successful sides in the modern West Indies first-class championship (from 1966), the Final of this year’s Regional 4 Day Tournament, starting on Friday at Sabina Park, will have extra-special meaning.
DUBAI/SHANGHAI, (Reuters) – Formula One organisers are to make a final decision within days on whether to go ahead with the Bahrain Grand Prix as they consider whether anti-government protests, which prevented last year’s running of the premier motor race, will flare up again.
(Reuters) – Big Buck’s, ridden by Ruby Walsh for trainer Paul Nicholls, notched a record 17th consecutive victory over hurdles when winning the first race on day one of the Aintree Grand National meeting yesterday.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Vladimir Klitschko will have a rematch with American challenger Tony Thompson in the Swiss city of Berne on July 7, the WBA, WBO, IBF and IBO world heavyweight champion said yesterday.
(Reuters) – Chris Paul scored 24 of his game-high 31 points in a dominant second half display to carry the Los Angeles Clippers to a last-ditch 100-98 road victory over the West-leading Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday.