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.
Aussies take series lead despite Windies fightback
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A gritty West Indies again fought valiantly but paid the price for one wretched session in the entire opening Test and plunged to a three-wicket defeat to Australia late on the fifth and final day at Kensington Oval here yesterday.