George smashes high jump record

-Yaw, Hooper in sublime form despite conditions on day two of national schools c/ships

Jason Yaw cruising home in the boys’ under-20 400m heat yesterday at the National Stadium.

Despite the overcast conditions, Day Two of this year’s National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships had some commendable performances.

Petama Enterprise/Motor Trend softball final now Sunday at DCC

Ricky Deonarain

Following last week’s postponement of the semi-finals and final of the Petama Enterprise/Motor Trend Softball competition one of the organisers Ricky Deonarain yesterday disclosed that the much anticipated final, which is expected to bring the curtain down on the softball season, will now take place Sunday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground.

Spurs beat Suns, stay perfect at home

(The Sports Xchange) – Christmas might still be a month away but the San Antonio Spurs and Phoenix Suns are already in a giving mood, or so it seems from the two teams’ combined 49 turnovers in the Spurs’ 98-84 win versus the Suns Monday.

FIFA seeking life ban for Platini, say his lawyers

PARIS, (Reuters) – Former French football great Michel Platini, until recently seen as the man to lead soccer’s governing body FIFA out of its worst ever graft crisis, could face a life ban from the sport if recommendations from FIFA ethics investigators are followed.