CAPETOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa moved into a strong position to win the third test and level the series after England, chasing an unlikely 466 to win, reached 132 for three at the close on the fourth day at Newlands yesterday .
CAPETOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa batsman AB de Villiers kept the ball-tampering controversy simmering after the fourth day of the third test against England yesterday .
Asks Rawle Toney It is that time of the year when the National Sports Commission (NSC) awards the outstanding male and female junior and senior sports athletes for their performances during 2009 but first, they have to go through the arduous and knotty process of nominations .
On September 27, 2009, a packed Cliff Anderson Sports Hall saw Shondel ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred becoming Guyana’s eight world champion when she stopped Corrine De Groot for the Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) bantamweight title .
By Marlon Munroe West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul will not be available for Guyana’s first game in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) regional four-day tournament from January 15-18 due to torn ligaments in his fingers sustained in Australia .
The Thomas United Football Club will stage an ordinary general meeting on Sunday from 10am at the Georgetown Football Club pavilion .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – In Chris Gayle’s absence, opener Shaun Marsh slammed the first century of the Twenty20 Big Bash to catapult struggling Western Australia to a comprehensive 127-run victory over New South Wales in a must-win encounter at the WACA yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test opener Devon Smith led three batsmen getting half centuries for the Windward Islands Monday against a UWI XI as they dominated a two-day practice match for the West Indies first-class season starting later this week .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Miami Heat snapped a three-game losing streak by beating the slumping Atlanta Hawks 92-75 on Monday .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Washington Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas met with federal prosecutors on Monday to explain why he brought several guns to the team’s locker room .
(BBC) A mediator has been brought in to try to salvage the proposed fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather it was reported yesterday .
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(BBC) Pakistan are on course for their first Test victory against Australia since 1995 after the hosts closed day three of the second Test 80 ahead at 286-8 .
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC – Cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council, is taking a firmer stance on corruption for the Under-19 World Cup scheduled to bowl off here next week .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Thilan Samaraweera’s sparkling century and Chanaka Welegedara’s incisive bowling led Sri Lanka to a five-wicket win over India in the second match of the Tri-Series yesterday .
CAPETOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa captain Graeme Smith hit a superb 19th test century to put the hosts 330 runs ahead of England and in full control of the third test after the third day at Newlands yesterday .
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Rising West Indies fast bowling star Kemar Roach is among eight players from the Caribbean who will find out today if they have been successful in securing berths in the Indian Premier League auction later this month .
- claims Jamaican journalistThe selection of the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) team for the forthcoming West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) first-class tournament has been challenged in a Jamaican newspaper .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Without a four-day title in three years, regional one-day kings Trinidad & Tobago will seek to rectify their recent lack of success when they leave for Jamaica today to face Combined Campuses and Colleges in the opening round of WICB first class matches starting Friday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Leeds United were handed a tough FA Cup fourth round tie away to Tottenham Hotspur after Sunday’s momentous victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford .
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - Iran can book their place at the 2011 Asian Cup finals, ease the pressure on coach Afshin Ghotbi and give Bryan Robson’s Thailand a boost with a win over Singapore tomorrow .
DOHA, (Reuters) - Roger Federer was proud to regain his world number one status last year and wants to stay top of the rankings for as long as he can, he said on Monday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africa’s World Cup stadiums could change the image of Africa forever, or stand as spectacular monuments to extravagance and waste in a country still struggling to spread the fruits of majority rule .
CLEVELAND, Ohio, (Reuters) - Ronald Murray landed a three-pointer with 56 seconds remaining as the Charlotte Bobcats snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ seven-game winning streak with a 91-88 victory on Sunday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Jockeys and trainers will be offered training in dealing with the media and paid appearance money as part of a campaign by British horse racing to widen the appeal of the sport .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Seamers Morne Morkel and Dale Steyn took three England wickets each to lift South Africa on the second day of the third test yesterday .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed his sixth one-day century to inspire Sri Lanka to a comfortable seven-wicket win over hosts Bangladesh in the first match of the Tri-Series yesterday .
(BBC) Australia’s bowlers salvaged some pride with seven late wickets on day two but Pakistan still looked strong in the second Test with a lead of 204 runs .
KAPALUA, Hawaii, (Reuters) - For the second year in a row, Tiger Woods will be a notable absentee from the early part of the PGA Tour schedule but this time it is entirely due to self-inflicted wounds by the world number one .
CHAGUANAS, Trinidad, CMC – Top Trinidad and Tobago flyweight boxer Ria Ramnarine battled to a unanimous points decision over young Colombian Paulina Cardosa in their non-title bout on Saturday night .
BEIJING, (Reuters) - Men’s and women’s world singles champions Wang Hao and Zhang Yining have both been knocked off the top of the world table tennis rankings by younger Chinese compatriots .
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC - New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has given the West Indies Under-19 cricketers a major pep talk before their ICC U19 World Cup campaign .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Western Australia were left sweating on the fitness of West Indies captain Chris Gayle ahead of their must-win clash with New South Wales Blues, after the Jamaican superstar was forced to abort training yesterday because of a sore side .
By Marlon MunroeWhile on paper Guyana has arguably one of the most solid teams going into the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-Day tournament scheduled to begin January 8 in Jamaica, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) is ensuring that its 14-man team goes into the tournament well prepared for the challenges .
-Gold Target Export, Mark Interior Communications deliver as promised BK International Western Tigers Football Club on Friday received the promised sum of three million dollars for their penalty shootout semi-final win over last year’s Kashif and Shanghai football champions Pele .
As Guyana prepares for the staging of the fourth annual Caribbean Bench Press and Powerlifting championships later this year the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) has shortlisted 17 lifters to prepare for the event .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – South Australia got only a moderate contribution from their big-hitting Trinidadian Kieron Pollard but still clobbered Queensland by four wickets yesterday to jump to the top of Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash tournament standings .