(Reuters) – Former Court of Appeal judge Philip Otton will chair the three-member commission set up to investigate allegations made against the International Cycling Union (UCI) over the Lance Armstrong doping scandal, the UCI said yesterday.
-until Bill approved, elections held
By Iva Wharton
In an attempt to reach an agreement with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), government has suggested that the Board appoint an agent to address cricket matters in Guyana since it continues to ignore the interim body which had been set up.
…in Diamond Mineral Water hockey
The Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey tournament started yesterday at the National Gymnasium and GCC Veterans, YMCA men, GCC Ladies and the Renegades men were the first four winners in the tournament.
-proper procedures weren’t followed
By Yonalla Dalrymple
Second place finisher at the just-concluded Pee Wee children’s football competition Tucville Primary School will not be participating in the Kashif and Shanghai Under-13 tournament as the required procedure was not followed to secure permission from the ministry.
PERTH, (Reuters) – Australia’s Ricky Ponting announced his retirement from international cricket yesterday, telling a stunned news conference he would be calling time on his glittering 17-year career after this week’s third test against South Africa.
By Iva Wharton
National Coach Wencel Thomas said he has the highest confidence that the four amateur boxers scheduled to represent Guyana on the Pro-Am Card will put in a good showing at the bout set for the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall today.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Angelo Mathews’ resilience could not deny New Zealand their first test victory in Sri Lanka in 14 years as the visitors won the second test by 167 runs to level the two-match series yesterday.
(Reuters) – Kevin Durant greeted former team mate James Harden with 37 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder blasted Houston Rockets 120-98 on Wednesday to spoil the shooting guard’s return to the Chesapeake Energy Arena.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazilians are proud of their ability to pull improvised solutions out of a hat and Thursday’s appointment of Luiz Felipe Scolari as national team coach was a classic case of “jeitinho brasileiro”.