Lodge Secondary sealed their berth in the final eight in commanding fashion, routing North Georgetown Secondary 6-0 when the Premiership Group Secondary Schools u-17 Knockout tourney continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground .
As the year nears its end, softball players will have yet another opportunity to stake their claims of supremacy as the Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL) Inc is set to host its inaugural President’s cup open and Over-40 big ball competition this weekend at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Ogle Community Centre grounds .
An exciting day of golf is expected tomorrow as the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) collaborates with the Danish shipping company Maersk to host the inaugural Maersk Golf Tournament .
Slingerz FC will face-off against Beavers FC when the second match day of the Vitamalt/Aqua Mist sponsored West Demerara Football Association Knockout tourney continues today at the Den Amstel Community ground .
BENONI, South Africa, CMC West Indies Middle order batsman Marlon Samuels says he has found renewed confidence approaching the start of the first test match against South Africa which begins on Wednesday .
(Reuters) - Joe Root's third hundred powered England to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth one-day international in Pallekele yesterday and kept alive their hopes in the seven-match series .
(Barbados Nation) Dwayne Smith was wielding a different sword yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Spain's double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain's Jenson Button will drive for Honda-powered McLaren next season, the Formula One team said yesterday .
(Reuters) - A Mitchell Johnson bouncer that struck India captain Virat Kohli on the helmet during the first test yesterday might actually help players get past the shock of Phillip Hughes' death, according to Australia spinner Nathan Lyon .
(Jamaica Gleaner) West Indies Cricket Umpires Association president, Cecil Fletcher, has described as unfortunate, the recent incident surrounding the misuse of a ball during the WICB Four-day Professional League encounter between Jamaica Franchise and Leewards Hurricanes at Sabina Park .
PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC- Draft legislation has been introduced into Suriname’s parliament, designed to help the country qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in RussiaThe dual nationality legislation aims to change the law to facilitate players born in Suriname who play professional football overseas but cannot represent their country .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- New rules are being considered for the new season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), organizers announced on Wednesday .
Regal obtained sweet revenge when they defeated Wolf’s Warriors in the Rohan and Ramchand Auto Spares open finals, an encounter dubbed the rematch of the Guyana Softball Cup four (GSC4) open finals .
A raucous National Cultural Centre tarmac viewership on Tuesday played host to two tense penalty shoot-out wins as North Ruimveldt and Festival City Warriors sealed their berth in the final of the Guinness of the Streets Georgetown leg .
BENONI, South Africa, CMC – Left-arm seamer Sheldon Cottrell bowled his way into the selection frame for next week’s first Test with a five-wicket haul yesterday and says once picked, he will be ready to help carry the West Indies attack .
Despite beginning their campaign on a losing note, Den Amstel-A were crowned the West Coast Demerara divisional champs, defeating Uitvlugt Giants 10-8 in the finale when the Mackeson 3x3 Basketball challenge continued on Tuesday .
BENONI, South Africa, CMC – Marlon Samuels made a bold statement ahead of next week’s start of the three-Test series, pummelling an entertaining, unbeaten hundred on the opening day of their three-day match, as West Indies made a strong start to their tour of South Africa here yesterday .
Winning their seventh NACRA 7s championship last Thursday in Mexico was the first key step for the national men’s rugby team to clinch an Olympic berth in 2016 but many more strides have to be taken on the road to qualifying for Rio de Janeiro, Brazil .
(Reuters) - Australia paceman Mitchell Johnson shook up India just before lunch last night by taking a wicket and striking captain Virat Kohli on the head as the tourists reached 117 for two at the break on day three of the first test in Adelaide .
Premiership Group Secondary Schools U-17 knockout football …St George’s, Saints advance to quarterfinals
St George’s High and St Stanislaus College registered opening day victories in the Premiership Group Secondary Schools U-17 knockout football tournament yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue .
(Reuters) - The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said yesterday it will undertake a full investigation into allegations of doping and cover-ups by Russian track and field athletes made by a German TV documentary .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados Pride may be on a two-game winning streak by head coach Henderson Springer still is not comfortable with the manner of those victories .
Ryan McKinnon continues to hit the target, completing his second win in as many competitions to finish at the helm of the stand division of the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) yearend practical pistol shooting while national small-bore captain Dale Hing won the production divisions on Sunday at the Timehri ranges .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England one-day wicketkeeper Craig Kieswetter could miss the entire 2015 season as he struggles to recover from a serious eye injury .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) is mourning the death of its former treasurer Roopnarine Dhanraj, two Sundays ago in New York, USA .
Cleveland ‘Little Kenyan’ Forde powered his way to two podium finishes when the annual Run Barbados 10km and half marathon events were contested over the weekend .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - South African prosecutors yesterday won their bid to appeal the culpable homicide verdict handed down to athlete Oscar Pistorius for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and will now seek a murder conviction .
(Jamaica Observer) Gold medallist and joint world record holder for the short course 100m breaststroke, Alia Atkinson, says she hopes her victory on Saturday last in Doha, Qatar will assist in breaking the stereotype associated with non-traditional sports, not only in Jamaica, but across the world .
(Reuters) - England will return today to chase down a 240-run victory target and stay alive in the seven-match contest against Sri Lanka after rain forced play to be suspended in the fifth one-day international in Pallekele on Wednesday .
KARACHI (Reuters) - Kenya’s national cricket team arrived in Lahore amid tight security yesterday for the most high-profile series in Pakistan since a March 2009 attack on the Sri Lanka team .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting has been appointed head coach of Indian Premier League side Mumbai Indians, the club announced yesterday .
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Three Guyanese have been named in West Indies’ 30-man provisional squad for the 2015 World Cup in Australia and New Zealand .
Hikers, Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Tigers and Hikers Veterans were crowned the men, women and veteran’s divisional champs respectively when the Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Festival concluded on Sunday at the National Gymnasium .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - West Indies batting great Brian Lara expects the side to struggle at the World Cup if they are unable to forge a unified team, the former skipper insisting a split between players and administrators was just one of their problems .
LONDON, (Reuters) - The world governing body of athletics has issued another lengthy statement in response to more claims of widespread doping and cover-ups, saying the latest allegations have been passed to its ethics committee for investigation .
LONDON, (Reuters) - World number one Rory McIlroy has won the Golf Writers Trophy for the second time in three years after an impressive season saw him claim two major championships and play an influential role in Europe’s Ryder Cup victory .