NEW YORK, (Reuters) – National Basketball Association (NBA) officials and locked out players are expected to meet in New York next week as they try to resolve the contentious labor dispute threatening the upcoming season.
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt will be doing his all to make it third time lucky when he races the 200 metres at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm today having lost on his previous two outings in the Swedish capital.
SEOUL, (Reuters) – As many as 132 food inspectors will be deployed to prevent any food contamination during the world championships beginning in the South Korean city of Daegu at the end of next month, local media reported yesterday.
KUALA LUMPUR, (Reuters) – The AFC went into lockdown yesterday in the wake of their president Mohamed Bin Hammam being banned for life by FIFA, with security refusing to allow Reuters entry to their headquarters ahead of an executive committee meeting.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – The first major World Cup milestone on the road from Soccer City to “Soccer Country” will be reached tomorrow when the draw for the preliminary round of the 2014 finals takes place in the home of five-times world champions Brazil.
For all his well-known capacity to ‘soak up’ and brush aside criticism of the administration of football in Guyana during his twenty-odd year tenure as President of the Guyana Football Federation, Colin Klass must surely be more than a little bit ‘jittery’ about what could lie ahead as FIFA takes unerring aim at the role which they now appear to believe that affiliates of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) played in the so-called cash-for-votes scandal that has already seen the resignation of former FIFA Vice President Austin “Jack” Warner from football and the disgracing and booting out of football of the Quatari official Mohamed bin Hanman.
Guyana vs. Trinidad & Tobago, WICB Under-19, round three, 2nd day
By Colin Benjamin
Guyana 103 (Hemraj 49, Davis 4-30, Mohammed 2-25, Hosein 2-3) and 6/1 (Surujnarine 6*, Khan 0*) need 147 to beat Trinidad 191 and 64 (Adams 5-16, Motie-Kanhai 3-0, Beaton 2-23)
On a day in which spin exposed the faltering techniques and temperaments of both batting sides, which caused the pendulum to swing from one team to the other, 22 wickets fell, 18 to the spinners for a total of 198 runs, and, at the close of play, Guyana were 6-1 chasing 153 for an outright win.
The national women’s hockey team preparing for an upcoming international engagement on Tuesday received sponsorship from Digicel.
The national team received the sponsorship at a Digicel held press conference at the Kingston Head Office in aid of their participation in the Pan American challenge in Brazil from July 31 to August 7.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan test spinner Danish Kaneria will not be considered for national selection until the Pakistan Cricket Board have no remaining doubts about his integrity, the PCB told a High Court hearing Tuesday.
By Treiston Joseph
Edmond Declou and Joel McRae will do battle for the Interim Middleweight Title of Guyana when the 17th edition of the Fight Night card punches off tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) from 20:00hrs.