MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Wicketkeeper Parthiv Patel has retained his place in the India side for the fourth test against England after Wriddhiman Saha failed to recover from a thigh strain, the team said yesterday.
The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) is still on the ropes battling sponsorship issues but the 100-mile walk to raise funds championed by president of the association, Steve Ninvalle, has given the GBA a fighting chance of sending a formidable team to represent Guyana at the Caribbean Development Tournament in Barbados.
Ahead of Friday’s Digicel Professional Cricket League (PCL) fourth round Day/Night encounter against the Barbados Pride, table-toppers and defending champions Guyana Jaguars will be resuming their training today at the Providence National Stadium ahead of their debut pink ball match at home.
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Andrade Gutierrez Engenharia SA , Brazil’s second-largest construction firm, has admitted to being part of a cartel for building World Cup soccer stadiums under a leniency agreement with antitrust regulator Cade, the agency said yesterday.
With berths in the quarterfinal round still up for grabs, the group stage of the 7th Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Zone will resume today at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac on Mandela Avenue.
Cyclists who distinguished themselves throughout the 2016 season were rewarded on Sunday evening when Guyana Cycling News (GCN) and other stakeholders held the third annual award ceremony at the Bunker 81 Bar.
ASUNCION, (Reuters) – South American soccer’s governing body CONMEBOL awarded the 2016 Copa Sudamericana championship to Brazil’s Chapecoense club yesterday after most of the team died in a plane crash in Colombia last week.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,CMC – Captain Yannick Ottley says despite Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s lacklustre start to the new Regional Four-Day season, they are still confident of beating Jamaica Scorpions in the fourth round of the tournament which bowls off next weekend.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Test fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is set to make his first appearance in the Regional Four-Day Championship after being named in the Leeward Islands Hurricanes 13-man squad for next weekend’s fourth round game against Windward Islands Volcanoes.
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Former West Indies captain Brian Lara will headline Western Australia’s Festival of Cricket for a third straight year when he turns out in the Twenty20 exhibition match on December 13.
LONDON, (Reuters) – McLaren have no fears about losing Fernando Alonso to Mercedes after Formula One world champion Nico Rosberg’s sudden retirement, the team’s new executive director Zak Brown said yesterday.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC– Former West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy raced to an unbeaten half century that spurred Rajshahi Kings to a three wicket victory over Chittagong Vikings in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL) yesterday.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter has lost his appeal against a six-year ban for ethics violations, imposed amid the biggest corruption scandal to shake the world soccer body, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Russell Westbrook collected his fifth consecutive triple-double in leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 101-92 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Sunday at the Chesapeake Energy Arena.