SYDNEY, Australia, CMC- Former West Indies captain Sir Viv Richards says Chris Gayle’s double century against Zimbabwe has “lifted the spirits” of the team and relieved pressure on young captain Jason Holder .
The semi-finalists for the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca II’ National Club Championship will be decided tonight when the quarterfinal round begins at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue .
Cricket lovers are in for a treat this weekend with 11 Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) matches planned for various venues in the city, including Banks Malta Supreme Under-13 semi-finals .
Jason-Ray Khalil, Raphael DeGroot and Nicholas Narain numbered among the victors in the Open Category when the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Bounty Farm Handicap Squash tourney continued on Wednesday .
(Reuters) - Samiullah Shenwari produced a brilliant rearguard action to guide Afghanistan to their first World Cup victory with a dramatic one-wicket win over Scotland in their Pool A clash in Dunedin yesterday .
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – A buoyant West Indies will try to defy a run of recent poor results and extend their winning streak, when they take on South Africa in another crucial Group B match in the ICC Cricket World Cup here tomorrow (11:30 pm, today, Eastern Caribbean time) .
By Cosmo HamiltonIn a cable from London to the Associated Press in 1897 in response to erroneous news that was being circulated, Mark Twain the lamented American author once said “The report of my death has been grossly exaggerated” .
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) has shortlisted 32 pugilists to go into training for possible selection for upcoming overseas assignments .
Two-time champions Fruta Conquerors will officially participate in the 25th edition of the Kashif and Shanghai football tournament, replacing relative newcomers Bartica Beacons .
Southpaw Shemar Britton on Sunday stopped national men’s singles champion Nigel Bryan to win the men’s singles title as the National Sports Commission Mashramani table tennis competition ended at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Raphael deGroot and Benjamin Mekdeci were amongst the winners when the Guyana Squash Association in collaboration with its number one corporate sponsor Digicel commenced its 2015 season with the Bounty Farm Limited handicap squash tournament .
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- President of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) Craig Reedie has applauded the progress made by Jamaica to improve its drug testing programme .
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – West Indies arrived here yesterday for tomorrow’s crucial clash with South Africa in the ICC Cricket World Cup, with rising concern over injured top order batsman Darren Bravo .
(Reuters) - Gary Wilson and Kevin O’Brien struck brisk half-centuries as Ireland held their nerve to clinch a thrilling two-wicket victory in their World Cup Pool B match against United Arab Emirates in Brisbane yesterday .
(The Sports Xchange) - Point guard Russell Westbrook recorded his third triple-double of the season, collecting 20 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, to lead the Oklahoma City to a 105-92 points win over Indiana .
CANBERRA, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle smashed the first double century in a World Cup and the fastest ever in one-dayers, as West Indies pivoted on a record-breaking batting effort to beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs and post their second straight win of the global showpiece here yesterday .
President of Fruta Conquerors Wayne Forde said the possibility exists the Tucville giants will not stage their eighth edition of the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) football festival this year .
Angus Thomson, the newly appointed Technical Director (TD) of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) (GRFU) said yesterday apart from helping this country achieve success further afield than the Caribbean, he was also looking to build and improve on Guyana’s rich legacy in the sport .
Speedboat and Floodlight ran out winners of the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Assoc-iation (GFSCA) Open and Over40 competitions Saturday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground, Queenstown .
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Cellular giants Cellphone Shack under its Plum brand continued their unwavering support for the Kashif and Shanghai Football tourney, donating several cellphones yesterday at a simple ceremony hosted at their Middle Street locale .
Stevedore Housing Scheme upset Leopold Street by a 2-0 score line when the preliminary round of the Sparta Boss First Anniversary Street Football tourney concluded on Friday at the Sparta Boss Tarmac in East La Penitence .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has congratulated Chris Gayle, following his amazing double hundred that propelled West Indies to their second victory in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 .
CANBERRA, Australia, CMC-Chris Gayle says he was bombarded with an unprecedented amount of pressure from fans before his multiple record breaking performance against Zimbabwe in the ICC Cricket World yesterday .
SDYNEY, Australia, CMC- Fast bowler Vernon Philander will miss South Africa’s next match, against West Indies on Friday due to injury .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica’s captain Tamar Lambert says a lack of confidence has been haunting the team’s batsmen throughout the 2014-2015 WICB Professional Cricket League (PCL) .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Manager of Trinidad and Tobago Red Force Roland Sampath says he has given his charges instructions to finish the inaugural Professional Cricket League (PCL) on a high after rebounding from a string of losses in the tournament .
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) will Saturday stage its Mashramani long course swim meet at the National Aquatic Centre Liliendaal .
(The Sports Xchange) - James Harden earned his second triple-double of the season with 31 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists to help the Houston Rockets fend off the Minnesota Timberwolves 113 -102 .
CANBERRA, (Reuters) - Chris Gayle rediscovered his mojo in spectacular fashion today with the first ever World Cup double century to drive West Indies to a 73-run victory over Zimbabwe in their Pool B clash at Manuka Oval .
MELBOURNE,(Reuters) - South Africa seamer Vernon Philander will miss the World Cup clash against West Indies and is in doubt for the following game against Ireland next week, the team said today .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test batsman Narsingh Deonarine, veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul and opener Rajindra Chandrika all stroked enterprising half-centuries to mastermind a successful run chase and fire leaders Guyana Jaguars to a comfortable four-wicket victory over Barbados Pride here yesterday .
In what can be described as a lopsided final, Slingerz FC clinched their first Mayor’s Cup championship dismissing a toothless Western Tigers by a 5-0 score line on Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground in Bourda .
First time competing bodybuilders eager to don their posing trunks and showcase their chiseled physiques will have to wait a month longer .
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Embattled President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Whycliffe Dave Cameron came in for harsh criticism Friday night from Twitter users, after he reportedly ‘disrespected’ explosive opener Chris Gayle .
LONDON, CMC – Former West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says Jason Holder’s elevation to the post of captaincy has come too soon .