Prime Minister and acting President of Guyana, Samuel Hinds officially declared the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) open yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, following an opening ceremony with a march-past of athletes and officials from Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Western Australia are celebrating the return of Chris Gayle for the 2010-2011 Big Bash Twenty20 competition .
ROTTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Nicolette Fernandes failed on Thursday in her bid to reach the quarter-finals of the Dutch Open .
Guyana, a country famous for producing cricketers like Rohan Kanhai, Lance Gibbs, Clive Lloyd and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, are not often beaten at home .
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GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Opener Tharanga Paranavitana missed out on a century as the first test between Sri Lanka and West Indies was drawn yesterday after rain washed out the final session on the fifth day .
Suriname’s female volleyball team yesterday spiked their way to a 3-1 victory over Guyana in the first volleyball game of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) last night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – David Cameron will host FIFA Vice President Jack Warner for lunch next Thursday in the Swiss city of Zurich .
A fine all round performance from Viendra Gooniah failed to save Skeldon Line Path Secondary School from defeat against Tagore Memorial Secondary School at the No .
National swimmer Niall Roberts on Thursday won the 18-years and over 200m freestyle event of the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association National Championships currently ongoing at the Castellani Swimming Pool .
The current inclement weather could play a major role in the outcome of the R1 Vodka sponsored Guyana Open Golf championships which tee off this morning at Lusignan Golf course, East Coast Demerara .
Defending Guyana Open ladies champion Christine Sukhram and men’s contender Muntaz Haniff sharpened their game with victory in the European Union (EU) Medal Play Golf tournament played Wednesday at the Lusignan Golf Club .
Rain washed out the second day of play between Berbice and Essequibo yesterday at the Blairmont Community Centre ground and the second match between Demerara and the Rest Team was called off at Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground because of an inundated field .
The Guyanese duo of Randolph Jerome and Shawn `Bubbly’ Beveney both got on the scoresheets to help their respective teams claim victories in the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association FA Trophy round-of-16 encounter on Wednesday night .
The Albion Community Centre Cricket Club retained its Berbice Cricket Board/ Tenelec Inc .
Floyd Carmichael won four games and ended with a positive spread of 345 to win the Eid-ul-Adha Scrabble Competition staged by the Guyana Association of Scrabble Players (GASP) on Wednesday at the Malteenoes Sports Club, Thomas Lands .
Kriskal Persaud and David Khan (1386), with four points each are in the lead at the end of round five of the Neal and Massy/Seven Seas National Chess Championships on Wednesday at the Ocean Spray Hotel, Kitty .
Mo Shafi on behalf of the USA team for the Guyana Open Golf Tournament issued a warning to the rest of the field, especially the Guyanese contingent, that they will have a difficult task tomorrow and Sunday at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) .
The Suriname and French Guiana delegations participating in this weekend’s Inter Guiana Games (IGG), which begins today, arrived in Guyana yesterday .
The four-member chess teams from Suriname and French Guiana arrived yesterday for the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) which is expected to begin today and run until Sunday .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Ottis Gibson hopes West Indies can reverse the trend of losing in the short term, but he believes the regional side can ultimately rise to the pinnacle of the game again in five years .
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Essequibo was again routed for a paltry score in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior four-day tournament at the Blairmont Community Centre ground yesterday .
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Reuters) - Tim Duncan rebounded from his recent slump and the San Antonio Spurs tied their best 10-game start to a season with a 103-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday .
HARARE, Zimbabwe, CMC – Zimbabwe Cricket has turned to Brian Lara to become the batting consultant for the national team .
ZURICH, (Reuters) - Two FIFA executive committee members were banned and fined yesterday, one for bribery, over allegations they had offered to sell their votes in the contest to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups .
KENNESAW, Georgia, CMC – Guyana were manhandled in a friendly international on Wednesday, when Guillermo Ramirez scored a brace to lead Guatemala to a 3-0 victory .
GALLE, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka were 89 without loss when rain ended play early on the fourth day of the first test after being made to bat again by the West Indies having fallen three runs short of the follow-on total of 381 .
Softball fans turned up in their numbers on Sunday for three matches, including the first female match, the Guyana Floodlights Softball Association hosted at Heido Park at Pine Ground, Mahaicony .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Shane Warne believes Australia will triumph in the Ashes series against England, which starts in one week, because they know the local conditions and that defeat would mean a complete overhaul of the team .
A five-year dream of representing Guyana came through for Paul Adams yesterday when it was found out that he was selected by the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) for the fifth IPF/NAPF Caribbean Islands Bench Press and Powerlifting Championships in Cayman Islands from March 15-19 next year .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Torrential rains wrecked the third day of the opening Test between Sri Lanka and West Indies, allowing just 30 .
The Suriname and French Guiana delegations will arrive today for the second leg of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) .
A system whereby players are rotated when it comes to international engagements is responsible for the non selection of Golden Jaguars striker Devon Millington for the friendly international between the Guyana senior football team and a Guatemala national side .
Eight more teams registered wins as round two of the Guinness Greatest of de Street Futsal competition wrapped up at the Cultural Centre Tarmac on Tuesday night .
Players from the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation made a clean sweep of both the team and singles competitions of the Guyana Table Tennis Association 2010 Inter-Organization tournaments that concluded yesterday at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue .
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr Frank Anthony has postponed his meeting with the Guyana Chess Federation and national chess champion, Wendell Meusa .