WICB recognises Ali, GCB

-says Communications Officer Imran Khan

Imran Khan

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it recognises the embattled president Ramsey Ali and the GCB as the legitimate body to administer cricket in Guyana, though it is yet to receive anything documenting government’s plans for the sport.

National cycle team off to Jamaica for Caribbean championships

The national cycling team pose before its departure.

The Guyana national cycling team departed Guyana yesterday for Jamaica to participate in the Annual Caribbean Cycling Championships. The team is possibly Guyana’s strongest and will be spearheaded by  Warren “40” Mc Kay, Alonzo Greaves and Geron Williams who recently returned from a training stint in the USA.

Bolt sparkles but upstaged by amazing Blake

Yohan Blake

BRUSSELS, Belgium, CMC – Sprint sensation Usain Bolt stormed to a world-leading 9.76 seconds in the 100 metres but for the second time in three weeks, was upstaged by compatriot Yohan Blake who jetted to an astonishing 19.26 seconds to clock the second fastest 200 metres time ever at the Memorial Van Damme yesterday.

Bakewell Softball Fixtures

The Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) announced its fixtures for tomorrow’s matches in the Bakewell nationwide male/female 10/10 softball cricket competition.

Bin Hammam turns to CAS after FIFA rejects appeal

Mohamed bin Hammam

ZURICH, Switzerland,  CMC – The fall-out from the Caribbean Football Union cash-for-vote scandal seemed set to continue after football’s world governing body, FIFA, on Thursday rejected former executive committee member Mohamed bin Hammam’s appeal against a life ban.

England complete mastery of India

CARDIFF,  (Reuters) – England continued their complete mastery of the touring India team with an emphatic six-wicket victory in the fifth and final one-day international  yesterday.