By Marlon MunroeOutgoing president of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Chetram Singh hopes that the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) executive resolves its issues before elections on Saturday .
Reigning Caribbean and South American Masters Champion, Norman Madhoo suffered mixed fortunes, in the latest Darts Tournament which was contested last Sunday at the Malteenoes Sports Club, Thomas Lands .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Roger Federer summoned up his very best tennis to see off inspired Frenchman Gilles Simon over five sets yesterday and reach the third round of the Australian Open on a day of scares at Melbourne Park .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Atlanta Hawks handed the ailing Miami Heat a season-high fourth straight loss with a 93-89 overtime victory on Tuesday that spoiled the return of LeBron James to the lineup .
In an effort to improve interest in sports by students and keep young developed minds from engaging in negative activities, South Star Association will stage an Inter-School Futsal Competition .
RAJKOT, India, CMC – A resolute 63 from Shanel Daley failed to ignite West Indies Women, and India Women crushed them by 57 runs in the fifth and final One-day International yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A match which promised much ended in a no result, after rain wiped-out a crucial Caribbean Twenty20 contest between Trinidad & Tobago and Hampshire yesterday .
The Emanie Netball Club upheld its reputation as Guyana’s leading netball club with an unbeaten performance on their way to winning the two-day Sherwin McKenzie mixed teams competition held last weekend at the National Gymnasium .
The Afterschool Basketball Programme organised by the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has seen a drastic increase in the number of participants attending the programme .
Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard have opted to miss the current regional T20 cricket series but T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) boss Azim Bassarath says they will be eligible to play, if T&T reaches the Champions League in October .
Canadian High Commissioner Francois Montour started the 2011 golf season on a high note when he came out victorious in last weekend’s Medal Play tournament organised by the Lusignan Golf Club .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Former captain Mashrafe Mortaza will not take part in next month’s World Cup after the injured fast bowler was left out of Bangladesh’s 15-man squad named yesterday .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Guyanese batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the World Cup starting on the Indian sub-continent next month, the West Indies Cricket Board said today .
President of the East Bank Demerara Cricket Association (EBDCA) and co-opted member of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB), Rohan Sarjoo yesterday denied that he was involved in the acid attack on treasurer of the DCB Pretipaul Jaigobin last year .
The two factions of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) once again clashed yesterday in deciding on the location for Saturday’s Annual General Meeting and over the allocated delegates for the member associations .
BOSTON, (Reuters) - Boston’s Kevin Garnett made a game-clinching steal in his return to the court on Monday and Paul Pierce nailed the winning shot in the final minute to lift the Celtics to a 109-106 triumph over the Orlando Magic .
Cricket fans in Guyana will be unable to see the remaining matches of the current CaribbeanT20 cricket tournament .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A rampant Jamaica side crushed Somerset by 61 runs here yesterday, defying rain and a reduction in overs to make a winning start to the second leg of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .
Defending champions Guyana ended their preliminary round of the West Indies Cricket Board T20 tournament with a nail-biting defeat to the Windward Islands at the Kensington Oval in Barbados late last night .
Attempts are being made to field a media women’s softball cricket team in the upcoming Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, 10/10 softball tournament which bowls off next month .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Yusuf Pathan blazed a half-century but India still had to call on their tailenders to clinch victory over South Africa by two wickets in the third one-day international at Newlands yesterday .
RAJKOT, India, CMC – Prolific teenager Stafanie Taylor missed out on a century as Mithali Raj converted hers to condemn West Indies women to a 10-run loss to India in the fourth One-Day International here yesterday .
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Australia’s selectors yesterday announced their 15-man World Cup squad to challenge for their fourth successive title with no room found for Test pacer Peter Siddle .
Former national chess champion Wendell Meusa is among four players in the lead at the end of the third round of the senior category of the Trophy Stall tournament which is being held at the Kei-Shars Sports Club, Hadfield Street .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Batting stalwart Jacques Kallis was named in South Africa’s World Cup squad on yesterday despite missing the current series against India due to a rib injury .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle’s Western Australia trounced Dwayne Bravo’s Victoria by six wickets in the Twenty20 Big Bash yesterday but both players failed to spark with modest performances .
By Marlon MunroeThe Amazon Conquerors find themselves in a must-win situation to secure a clear passage to the semi-final round of the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament when the Barbados round commences today .
By Marlon MunroeA stormy meeting of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) held yesterday afternoon in the boardroom of the Guyana Cricket Board’s Regent Street office ended with executives deciding on the date for the annual general meeting of the DCB and of the delegates that will represent the various area boards .
Mark’s Jewellery darts team emerged victorious in the four-man team tournament held Friday at Mark’s Darts Club, 72 Brummel Place, Stabroek .
By Kizan BrumellA Jolyon Harry double was the back bone of the Fruta Conquerors victory over Riddim Squad on the opening night of the inaugural BK International Western Tigers Super Eight Knockout Competition at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground on Sunday night .
NEW YORK, CMC – CONCACAF says it will fight for a fourth spot at the FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil, with the organisation contending Sunday that it had merited the increase based on its growth in recent years .
Grantley Culbard on Sunday was unanimously reelected for his fifth consecutive term as president of the Guyana Darts Association at the association’s annual General Meeting at the Malteenoes pavilion .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Roger Federer fired up the Australian Open with a blistering start to his title defence yesterday, bringing some welcome warmth to an unseasonably cool Melbourne Park on opening day .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The revitalized Los Angeles Clippers showed their grit by staging a fourth-quarter comeback to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 99-92 on Sunday in a testy game that featured four late ejections .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England will go on from their Ashes ‘annihilation’ of Australia to overtake India and South Africa and become the world’s top-ranked test nation within 18 months, according to former captain Alec Stewart .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - India will gamble on the fitness of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Praveen Kumar after the four injured players were included in the final 15-member squad yesterday for next month’s World Cup .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Former South Africa fast bowler Allan Donald has accepted a temporary position as bowling consultant to the New Zealand national team under recently appointed head coach John Wright .