Sports

Loser Smith feels betrayed by club

Clay Smith

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC — Former national team captain Clay Smith, who received no votes in this week’s Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) presidential race, says he feels betrayed by his own club but will “take it on the chin and move on”.

NBA adds two more games to Xmas Day schedule

Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade (L) consoles teammate Mario Chalmers during their season ending loss to the Dallas Mavericks during Game 6 of the NBA Finals basketball series in Miami, June 12, 2011. Credit: Reuters/Joe Skipper

(Reuters) – The National Basketball Association (NBA) confirmed yesterday that the 2011-12 season will start on Christmas Day with five high-profile games, including a blockbuster showdown between the Dallas Mavericks and Miami Heat.

Under-17 cricketers step up preparation

Steven Sankar

The Guyana under-17 cricketers under the guidance  of Coach Gavin Nedd stepped up their preparation for the regional under-17 tournament next week in Trinidad and Tobago, with a day of extended net sessions at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground, Bourda yesterday.

Hockey Festival shifted to National Gymnasium

-surface at the CASH not yet up to standard

Captain of the Hikers Women’s team Maria Munroe ran the play last evening at the National Gymnasium as the team prepared for the International Hockey Festival. (Orlando Charles photo)

The 7th Diamond Mineral Water International Hockey Festival has been shifted from the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) to the National Gymnasium after permission was granted on Wednesday to the Guyana Hockey Board by the Director of Sport Secretariat and the Guyana Volleyball Federation.

Six athletes sparkled at schools championships

Regina John

Two weeks after the National Schools Athletics, Swimming and Cycling Championships, there are lingering memories of the problematic 51st edition of the event but the scintillating  performances of  some athletes have boosted the status of this pre-eminent event.

West Indies looking to rebound in second ODI

VISAKHAPATNAM, India, CMC – West Indies will be looking to rebound from their nail-biting on The YS Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium has gained a reputation for high-scoring and the pattern is expected to continue. 

Loser Smith feels betrayed by Bermuda club

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC — Former national team captain Clay Smith, who received no votes in this week’s Bermuda Cricket Board (BCB) presidential race, says he feels betrayed by his own club but will “take it on the chin and move on”.

Ronaldo joins 2014 World Cup committee

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Ex-Brazil striker  Ronaldo has taken a top role in organising the 2014 World Cup in  his country and is looking to iron out disagreements between the  government, FIFA and the local organising committee (LOC).