On Day Two of the Guyana Amateur Squash Association National short course swimming championships yesterday afternoon Aleka Persaud broke the 50m freestyle in a time of 36 .
The University of Guyana (UG) cricket team delivered a second upset in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society 40 overs second division competition as they defeated host Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) by nine wickets Saturday .
On the back of recent sublime form, Orville Hinds continued his victorious ways yesterday .
(Reuters) - South Africa paceman Morne Morkel thrived on a fast WACA pitch to capture five wickets but the tourists made hard work of a three-wicket victory over Australia in the second one-day international in Perth yesterday .
(Trinidad Express) West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been cleared of any spot or match-fixing allegations, one day after his name was disclosed by the Supreme Court in India as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report that probed allegations of betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) .
Narsingh Deonarine’s 10th first-class ton along with wizardry from spin twins Veerasammy Permaul and Devendra Bishoo and a three wicket haul from pacer Ronsford Beaton left the Guyana Jaguars in control of their West Indies Cricket Board’s Professional Cricket League at the end of the second day’s play yesterday .
With most of the big names in cycling resting or on international duties, Team Coco’s elder statesman, Junior Niles stole the show and sprinted to his second victory of the cycling season .
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By Tony Cozier IT took two weeks for 14 West Indies cricketers to carry out their threat to pack their kits bags and prematurely abandon their tour of India, the ruinous repercussions of which still reverberate around the Caribbean .
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association Schools National Swimming Championships started yesterday at the National Aquatic Centre at Liliendaal with a record breaking swim by Joseph De Nobrega and two wins for swimming sensation Amy Grant .
Team Guyana got their 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) group campaign off to a disappointing start, going down to the Dominican Republic 4-1 yesterday in their Pool-B matchup at the High Performance Center in Veracruz, Mexico .
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Fourth positioned side Ann’s Grove, continued their giant killing run in the East Demerara Football Association (EDFA) senior league, defeating third placed unit Buxton United by a 2-0 margin on Friday at the Victoria Community Centre ground .
Scintillating knocks from opening batsman Richard Persaud and star batsman Ricky Deonarain Friday night propelled Floodlight Softball Team into the semi-finals of the Ramchand/Rohan Auto Spares competition .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has denied involvement in any impropriety after his name surfaced on Friday in a report arising from an investigation into alleged match-fixing during last year’s Indian Premier League .
(Trinidad Express) West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has denied being involved in any kind match fixing or spot fixing after his name was among six disclosed by the Supreme Court in India yesterday as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report that probed the allegations of betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) .
Steve Ninvalle has now etched his name in amateur boxing’s history books .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says it foresees an “amicable” resolution to its current impasse with the Indian Cricket Board, as the deadline arrived Friday for the regional board to outline a compensation plan of how it will settle the multi-million claim made by the BCCI .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Legendary former West Indies opener Desmond Haynes wants an end to the bickering between the West Indies Cricket Board and its players, the Barbados Today online newspaper has reported .
Defending champs Fruta Conquerors were bundled out of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal Championships as they were hammered 6-2 by Alpha United on Thursday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue .
The inaugural Petra Organization girls Primary Schools Pee Wee football event will officially commence today with group matchups at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Windward Islands, responding to Jamaica’s 208 all out, were 16 for three in the first innings at the close on the opening day of their first round match in the WICB Professional Cricket League at Sabina Park, yesterday .
In excess of 1500 student athletes and teachers from across Guyana will converge in the city to compete in the 54th edition of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships which starts on Tuesday .
St Rose’s High embarrassed an experienced Bishops’ High unit 66-10 when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) U-19 High School Exchange Project continued on Wednesday at the St Rose’s High Basketball Court .
The third staging of Flex Night Berbice will be held today at the Skeldon High School .
After surpassing more than 10 teams during several months of competition at numerous venues in the city and its suburbs, Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the Everest Cricket Club are set to clash in the final of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Noble House Seafoods Second Division Two-day Competition at the DCC ground in Queenstown .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The task force set up to investigate the abandoned tour of India has been given a detailed mandate by the West Indies Cricket Board, and asked to report its findings by December 13th .
CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has been handed the Titans captaincy for the rest of the South Africa Ram Slam Twenty20 League .
Health 2000 Incorporated continued their support of the Petra Organization Girls Primary Schools Pee Wee football event, donating a large assortment of vitamins yesterday to the competing teams at their headquarters in Industrial Site .
Narsingh Deonarine’s unbeaten half-century helped pilot the Guyana Jaguars to a first day score of 230-5 against the Leewards in yesterday’s first round of the 2014/15 West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League 4-day tournament played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has matched compatriot Ricky Ponting's feat of winning the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricketer of the Year award twice, the governing body said today .
LONDON, (Reuters) - FIFA appeared to be in limbo yesterday as a long-awaited report on the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was criticised by its own investigator while the soccer world watched on in a mixture of bewilderment and anger .
Guyana Jaguars Captain Leon Johnson and his Leewards counterpart Devon Thomas are optimistic that their teams can pull out all the stops when the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League tournament bowls off today at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .
The government of Guyana has once again answered the call of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer’s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and yesterday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard .
(BBC) India batsman Rohit Sharma has become the first man to hit 250 in a one-day international .
The Trinidadian daredevils have invaded Guyana’s shores on a quest to leave the competition in their rear view mirrors when they put pedal to the metal on Sunday in the final leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) .