The inaugural Guinness Greatest of the Street Linden Futsal Competition was officially launched yesterday in a simple yet significant ceremony in the board room of the LEAP Building in Linden and kicks off at 6pm tomorrow at the Wisroc Bus Park .
Cricket competitions under the aegis of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) will take place this week end at several venues with arch rivals Demerara Cricket Club and the Georgetown Cricket Club meeting in a key first division fixture fixture .
By Treiston JosephFunding could be the only problem for the eight-man contingent of six athletes and two officials selected by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) for the prestigious Carifta Games to be hosted by Jamaica from April 23-25 .
Following closely on the heels of a table tennis coaching clinic conducted by Ray `Copter’ Anderson in Bartica, a second clinic for students in the area, coordinated by Simona Broomes and held at the Modern Hotel will end today .
David Patterson was Thursday night elected president of the Georgetown Dominoes Association when that body held its Annual General Meeting at the New Spot Seven building, East La Penitence .
Outgoing second Vice-President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklyn Wilson firmly believes that long-standing President Colin Klass can be upstaged if all sub-associations became more proactive, starting with properly constituted clubs, and shared the same vision for the game’s development .
ST AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, CMC – An absorbing contest can be expected, when Trinidad & Tobago face three-time defending champions Jamaica in their semi-final of the WICB Regional first-class championship, starting today at the University of the West Indies Sports & Physical Education Centre .
Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Captain Eon Murray was elected to head the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) when the basketball sub-association finally held their Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) pavilion .
At a simple ceremony yesterday ScotiaBank and Pepsi, sponsors of the Guyana Sports Development Foun-dation’s (GSDF) Schools Football Academy handed over equipment to the eight participating schools .
The quarterfinal round of the annual Mayor’s Cup Invitational Knockout tournament concluded on Wednesday night with a double header at the Georgetown Football Club Ground and now the semifinal stage has been set .
Trophy Stall XI have kept their title defence hopes alive, entering the super sixteen stage of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Softball Cricket Competition set for the Uitvlugt Community Centre Ground and the Everest Cricket Ground on April 2 and 3 .
Following the conclusion of the inaugural Kevin Lawrence Memorial Basketball Tournament which was won by Dyna’s Ravens, the team began a charitable move to give back to the basketball fraternity in some schools .
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Balancing India’s commercial power with the interests of other cricket-playing nations is one of the main challenges facing the game over the next few years, according to former ICC chief executive Malcolm Speed .
BERLIN (Reuters) - A number of new events are likely to win a spot in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics when the International Olympic Committee’s powerful executive board meets in London next week .
CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – Combined Campuses & Colleges will be looking to create more history, when they face Windward Islands in the semi-finals of the WICB Regional first-class championship, starting today at the Three Ws Oval .
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Gil Clancy, a Hall of Fame trainer and manager who worked with many top fighters including Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier and George Foreman, died on Thursday at age 88 .
MOHALI, India, (Reuters) - India kept alive a billion dreams after sinking Pakistan in their World Cup semi-final yesterday to set up an all-Asian final against Sri Lanka .
On Tuesday, the seven cricket teams of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club along with Sterling Products under its Igloo Ice cream brand unveiled two impressive anti-drugs and pro-education billboards in the Rose Hall Town and Port Mourant areas .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – As expected, Trinidad and Tobago selectors have included the World Cup trio of Darren Bravo, Kieron Pollard and Ravi Rampaul in their 13-man squad for the Regional First Class Championship semi-final against Jamaica starting tomorrow .
SANTIAGO, (Reuters) - Former Chile captain Elias Figueroa has decided not to run for FIFA president in June, citing little time to prepare a creditable platform from which to try to wrest power from Sepp Blatter .
SAN FRANCISCO, (Reuters) - Former Major League Baseball player Randy Velarde testified yesterday that he used drugs he believed were human growth hormone obtained from home run king Barry Bonds’ personal trainer .
(BBC) Andy Murray wants to appoint a new coach before the clay-court season with a possible decision in the next couple of days, BBC Sport understands .
(BBC) Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso says his fourth-place finish in the Australian Grand Prix was “not the start we wanted” but is not a cause for concern .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Belarussian Victoria Azarenka produced some sparkling tennis to defeat world number two Kim Clijsters in the quarter-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – A double strike from Dane Richards restored the pride to Jamaica in a 3-2 victory over El Salvador on Tuesday at the Cuscatlán Stadium .
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Brazil’s 2014 World Cup officials are lining up to debunk FIFA chief Sepp Blatter’s suggestion they are behind schedule, with Rio de Janeiro state sports secretary Marcia Lins joining the fray yesterday .
MOHALI, India, (Reuters) - Vanquished captain Shahid Afridi expects a mature reaction from fans in Pakistan when their team return after going down to arch-rivals India in the World Cup semi-final yesterday .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Mardy Fish replaced Andy Roddick as the top-ranked American after beating Spain’s David Ferrer 7-5 6-2 yesterday to move into the semi-finals of the Sony Ericsson Open .
(BBC) New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has announced his retirement from Twenty20 internationals and is considering his future in one-day internationals .
In the wake of the successes of the Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA), which was resuscitated late last year, the Guyana Volleyball Federation (GVF) has revived the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) with the hope of making the same progress as the Berbice sub-association .
On Sunday the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports Facilities (RCMTC&SF) horse race meet will get underway from 13:00 hours at the club’s Alness, Corentyne, race track .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - The guns fell silent and the streets were deserted after Pakistan were defeated by India in their World Cup semi-final in Mohali yesterday .
CLEVELAND, Ohio, (Reuters)- LeBron James’s triple double was not enough to help the Miami Heat overcome the lowly Cleveland Cavaliers, who beat the playoff bound Heat 102-90 on Tuesday .
An after Phagwah Day of Sports will be hosted by the South Turkeyen Sports Committee in honour of the late Gordon Bynoe on Sunday at the Mahaicony Community Centre Ground commencing 09:30hrs .
The Guyana Basketball Officials Council (GBOC), which was recently established by the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF), will officially begin operations today with a referees’ clinic at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from 18:00 hours .
Disenchanted football officials are wary of long-standing Guyana Football Federation (GFF) president Colin Klass serving another four years at the helm, declaring they would prefer “a one eye, one foot, one hand man” to take the reins of football which has suffered under Klass .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Aged just 23, Germany’s Andrea Petkovic has already established herself as one of the most colourful, outgoing, unpredictable and introspective players on the WTA Tour .