BERLIN, (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland yesterday by quitting international soccer at the age of 30, five days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – A women’s rights group here has condemned as “sexist”, remarks made by Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle to a female journalist, at a media conference here Wednesday .
[caption id="attachment_297561" align="alignleft" width="375"] Christopher Barnwell in attack mode last night at the Providence Stadium .
Leonora Secondary sealed their third consecutive Region Three title, crushing St .
After returning home from the CARIFTA Games without a medal in April, junior track stars, Jason Yaw and Jevina Sampson saw a refreshing rebound at the CAC Junior Champion-ships in Mexico .
The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Bush Lot United Turf Club tomorrow where the entity will host a grand eight-race meet .
Guyana suffered mixed fortunes in the defence of their Boys and Girls team titles when day two in the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships continued yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .
Fresh off a 20-race, seven-week stint in the USA, star cyclist Alanzo Greaves has returned to Guyana all geared up for the Commonwealth Games later this month .
CHELTENHAM, England, CMC – West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stroked his second half-century of the match and third in four innings, to help fire Derbyshire to a six-wicket victory over Gloucestershire in their County Championship match here yesterday .
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – A fired-up Jamaica Tallawahs continued their winning start to the defence of their Caribbean Premier League crown, when they crushed Antigua Hawksbills by eight wickets here yesterday .
(Reuters) - LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States’ most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll .
GALLE, (Reuters) - JP Duminy scored his fourth test century and his first in the subcontinent to steer South Africa to a first innings total of 455 for nine wickets declared on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka yesterday .
(Reuters) - Germany’s World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Ajinkya Rahane scored a well-compiled century to help rescue India’s first innings on the opening day of the second test against England at Lord’s yesterday .
(Reuters) - New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet the expectations for success at “the biggest club in the world” but refused to indulge in predictions when he was introduced to the media at Old Trafford yesterday .
(Reuters) - Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on Nov .
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Former World Cup winning goalkeeper Gilmar Rinaldi has been appointed Brazil’s new technical director, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said yesterday .
Guyana Amazon Warriors skipper Denesh Ramdin and his Trinidad Red Steel opposite Dwayne Bravo are promising a pulsating clash as the Guyana leg of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament kicks off here this evening .
Demerara skipper June Ogle scored a scintillating century to propel her side to a record-breaking victory over an inexperienced Essequibo side in the opening match of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Women’s Inter-county Competition .
National Under-15 cricket coach Julian Moore is optimistic about his team chances of winning this year’s Regional tournament after a 16-year absence from the top position .
National Under-19 Cricket Coach Adrian Amsterdam said a good encampment phase combined with a home-field advantage is the ideal blend for a successful outing for his team in this year’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 tournaments played in Guyana .
Guyana got their Boys and Girls team title defence’s off to the perfect start, overcoming Bermuda 3-2 and 4-1 respectively when the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships commenced yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .
[caption id="attachment_297449" align="alignleft" width="600"] The Guyana Amazon Warriors along with executives of Digicel and the participants posing after yesterday’s clinic concluded .
Defending Georgetown zone champions St .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Opener Dean Elgar struck a magnificent century for South Africa but Sri Lanka came back strongly with four wickets in the final session to balance the scales on the opening day of the first test yesterday .
(Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup will take place as planned in Qatar and the country has nothing to hide over allegations of corruption during the bid process, the tournament communications director Nasser Al Khater said yesterday .
HOYLAKE, England, (Reuters) - Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of the great Muhammad Ali’s book yesterday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week’s British Open .
LUCERNE, Switzerland, CMC- Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell returned from a doping ban to secure third place in the 100 metres at the International Athletics Meet in Lucerne, Switzerland on Tuesday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius’ decision to go to a night club while still on trial for murder was “unwise” but it was done because the 27-year-old is “lonely and alienated”, his family said yesterday .
(BBC) The MCC’s World Cricket Committee has called for the appointment of a new International Cricket Council supremo to lead the fight against match-fixing .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- A cricket selector in Jamaica, Wayne Lewis, says his country stands a good chance of retaining the Regional Under 19 tournament which bowls off in Guyana on Sunday .
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- Trinidad and Tobago Sports Minister Anil Roberts has scolded Red Steel captain Dwayne Bravo for public statements he made protesting a decision to change the name of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which began in Grenada last weekend .
(Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women’s field for the U .
OYONNAX, France, (Reuters) - Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale yesterday .
(Reuters) - India’s accusation that paceman Jimmy Anderson “abused and pushed” spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the first drawn test at Trent Bridge may be a tactical move by the tourists, England skipper Alastair Cook said yesterday .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s national soccer association said yesterday that German players celebrating their World Cup triumph did not intend to be disrespectful when they performed a dance that poked fun at their defeated opponent Argentina .