MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Not playing the Indian Premier League is the reason behind England’s struggles in the shorter formats, former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram said, a day after England great Ian Botham called for the rich Twenty20 competition to be scrapped .
A large field of golfers is expected to participate in the Courts Guyana Limited-sponsored Flight format golf tournament today at the Lusignan Golf Course .
The Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) is preparing for the fourth annual Guyana Softball Cup competition which is set to take place later this year .
Demerara managed to defy a magical five-wicket haul by Essequibo skipper Anthony Adams to secure a nail-biting two-wicket win in the first round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-over Inter-county Tournament .
By Delvon McEwanBerbice started their Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County Limited Overs Tournament with an easy victory over the National Under-19 team yesterday, at the Everest Cricket Club Ground .
Golden Jaguars head coach Denzil Thompson is pleased with his team’s showing against Dominica in their opening CFU Qualification Cup fixture and is confident that they can overcome St Lucia in today’s match .
Tournament favourites Tuschen-Up-Top Youths were sent packing from the Stag Beer five-a-side football tourney, going down to Showstoppers 5-4 on sudden death kicks in their quarterfinal match-up after normal and extra time finished at 4-4 .
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – A buoyant West Indies enter the first Test against Bangladesh here today, convinced they can brush aside the minnows and extend their domination of the Home Series .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hull City striker Calaum Jahraldo-Martin scored and fellow United Kingdom-based forward Keiran Murtagh weighed in with a double, to help Antigua and Barbuda crush Anguilla 6-0 in the CFU Caribbean Cup Qualifiers here Wednesday night .
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(Trinidad Express) Jamaica’s anti-doping agency has doubled the number of doping control officers on the Caribbean island that has produced the world’s most dominant sprinters .
HARARE, (Reuters) - Faf du Plessis smashed a third century in four matches as South Africa beat Zimbabwe by 63 runs yesterday to set up a final showdown with Australia in the triangular series tournament .
LONDON, (Reuters) - The Indian Premier League (IPL) should be scrapped to safeguard the long-term health of cricket, according to former England all-rounder Ian Botham .
(Reuters) - Brazil and Argentina kept alive their dreams of rekindling past glories after winning in contrasting fashion to reach the basketball World Cup last 16 with a match to spare on Wednesday .
SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Brazil have nothing to prove in today’s friendly against Colombia in New Jersey despite an embarrassing World Cup exit, said defender Gil who has been called up for the first time .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic wore down his old foe Andy Murray in a typically gruelling encounter under the lights at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the U .
MONZA, Italy, (Reuters) - The Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton show rumbled into Monza yesterday and this time the Mercedes team mates kept their distance .
Never known to back down from a challenge, Mark ‘The People’s Choice’ Austin has stepped in as a late replacement to face Dexter ‘The Cobra’ Gonsalves on the ‘Battle of Contenders’ card on September 13 .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Former England midfielder Peter Reid became the latest high-profile name to sign up for the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) after he was named manager of the Mumbai franchise yesterday .
The new era of the Golden Jaguars got off to relatively positive note as Guyana held Dominica to a nil-all draw yesterday in their CFU Cup Qualification tourney opener at the Warner Park Sporting Complex in St .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has insisted that its West Indies First policy remains intact despite the decision by two players not to be considered for selection for the Test series against Bangladesh starting this weekend .
By Dr Rudi WebsterWhat should we expect from the next coach?The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and coach Ottis Gibson recently parted company and the board is now searching for a new coach to revive the team .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- West Indies are in danger of losing crucial ratings points if they do not complete a clean-sweep of the two-match test series against Bangladesh starting this weekend .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Serena Williams and Ekaterina Makarova sprinted into the semi-finals of the U .
TEXAS, United States, CMC-Jamaican Olympian Michael Frater is to be honoured by his alma mater, the Texas Christian University, officials have announced .
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SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Eric Hollingsworth has bowed to the inevitable and resigned as head coach of Athletics Australia after being sent home from the Commonwealth Games for releasing a statement critical of Olympic champion Sally Pearson .
By Delvon Mc EwanThe clash between the National Under-19 team and Berbice senior team is set to be a keen contest as the two teams open their Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County Limited Overs campaign today at the Everest Cricket Club ground .
By Delvon Mc Ewan Manager of the national Under-19 team David Black said his main objective is to have several members of the team elevate to the senior level while he is occupying the managerial position of the youth team .
Botofago and Eagles FC will contest the final of the Upper Demerara Football Association/Net-Rockers u-12 tourney, following semi-final wins over Winners Connection and Net-Rockers respectively on Sunday at the Wisburg Community ground .
HARARE, (Reuters) - Faf du Plessis has cemented his number three position in South Africa’s one-day international (ODI) lineup with successive centuries against Australia but the batsmen believes he can get even better before next year’s World Cup .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Ryan Harris is hoping to be fit in time for the domestic Sheffield Shield season in October as he continues his long recovery from knee surgery .
(Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook said he will carry on as England one-day captain despite the latest humiliating defeat at the hands of India and with the World Cup just five months away .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke is doubtful for next month’s series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates after scans confirmed an injury to his left hamstring .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Mike Hesson has extended his contract as New Zealand’s head coach by another two years and will continue until April 2017, the country’s cricket board (NZC) said yesterday .
Historian Professor Tota Mangar recently urged participants of the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) cricket academy to take advantage of the opportunities being offered to them during the five-day programme, according to a press release .