For a host of reasons, it was just what makes Twenty20 cricket as universally popular as it is .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - South African pace bowler Vernon Philander has been fined 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the third day of the first test against Sri Lanka .
By Duncan Saul in Mabaruma [caption id="attachment_297685" align="alignleft" width="385"] The victorious Region Five champs Bush Lot Secondary posing for a photo opportunity following their win over Region One title holders Port Kaituma Secondary .
Captain Darren Sammy said the St Lucia Zouks were in brilliant spirits heading into today’s clash against the undefeated Guyana Amazon Warriors, despite being mauled by Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 champs, the Jamaica Tallawahs in the opening match .
(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – What the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) describes as a friendly between Jamaica Tallawahs Captain, Chris Gayle and a female reporter has been condemned as ‘sexist’ by a women’s rights group in Antigua .
The locally-based athletes competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games left Guyana’s shores yesterday en route for Glasgow, Scotland .
-still in the hunt for titlesGuyana kept their hopes alive of retaining their Boy’s and Girl’s Team titles, overcoming Barbados and Jamaica 3-2 respectively in their semi-final matches when the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships continued yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .
Guyana’s fastest machines will return to the South Dakota Circuit tomorrow when the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) stages its International Drag Race Meet .
Guyana kicked off its Caribbean Football Union (CFU) U-17 championship campaign with a one-all draw versus Barbados at the Estadio Panamericano in the Dominican Republic yesterday .
GALLE, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews weathered a fiery spell of reverse swing bowling from Dayle Steyn to take his team past the follow-on mark on the third day of the first test against South Africa yesterday .
CHAMROUSSE, France, (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - An initial hearing into an incident involving England quick bowler James Anderson and India’s Ravindra Jadeja during last week’s drawn first test in Nottingham will be held on Tuesday, the International Cricket Council has announced .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England’s Gary Ballance scored his second test century as the second test against India sat evenly-poised following a sweltering day’s play at Lord’s yesterday .
BULAWAYO, (Reuters) - A quick-fire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday .
HOYLAKE, England, (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open yesterday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course .
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 .