LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan dismissed England captain Andrew Strauss for 13 in the fourth and final test at Lord’s yesterday in an opening day restricted by rain to just 12 .
MONACO, (Reuters) - Bad referees have no place in soccer and will no longer be tolerated by UEFA, president Michel Platini said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - FIFA concluded a four-day visit to inspect aspects of England’s 2018 World Cup bid by praising the quality of stadiums and training facilities, as well as the country’s passion for hosting the tournament .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Australia’s tour of India and Ashes series against England will hold them in good stead as they look to win their fourth successive cricket World Cup next year, batsman Mike Hussey said yesterday .
By Marlon MunroeTrevor Scotland rolled back the years to win the men’s 800m final at the Eve Leary ground on the second day of the 56th edition of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Track & Field Championships yesterday .
—GDF and Inter Moengotapoe battle to draw By Kizan BrumellThe opening day of the third annual Inter Guiana Club Football Championship Cup wrapped up with Alpha United on top after recording a comfortable victory over French Guiana’s Geldar FC at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCe) Ground, Bourda yesterday .
—DC Jammers sweep international series By Floyd ChristieThe Washington DC Jammers team swept the three-game international basketball series and claimed the Godwin McPherson Memorial Trophy when they defeated the national President’s XII 68-77 in the final game, Tuesday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
By Tamica GarnettCharged with the paramount task of ensuring the grooming of Guyana’s national cricket team to top notch standard for the Airtel Champions League in South Africa next month, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) was yesterday extended some financial assistance from US-based Guyanese businessman, Dave Narine .
Guyana’s Adielle Rosheuvel and her partner Rodrigo Tapia of Ecuador were defeated 0 – 2 by the Europe6 team of Alex Galic and Stefan Leitgeb in the final preliminary round matches of the World Youth Olympic Games in Singapore yesterday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Roger Federer already has it all .
PARAMUS, New Jersey, (Reuters) - American Jim Furyk was disqualified from the first of four lucrative FedExCup playoff events after sleeping late and missing his tee at the Barclays Pro-Am yesterday .
St John’s Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board offers its support to the people of Pakistan as the country battles to recover from floods which have caused death, destruction to homes and property, and have left millions of people without shelter and other basic needs .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Regional players union WIPA has maintained that the proposed International Cricket Council’s mediation in their impasse with the West Indies Cricket Board, lacked the power to broker a solution .
BERNE, (Reuters) - Peter Crouch struck a hat-trick yesterday to help Tottenham Hotspur complete a great comeback against Young Boys and reach the Champions League for the first time while Luis Suarez led Ajax Amsterdam back to the elite in a 2-1 win over Dynamo Kiev .
PARAMUS, New Jersey, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods said yesterday the break-up of his marriage was far more difficult for him than he had let on and that the fallout from his string of infidelities had poisoned his golf game .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England will undergo another searching examination at the hands of an increasingly potent Pakistan attack in the final test starting at Lord’s today .
DAMBULLA, (Reuters) - Virender Sehwag smashed 110 off 93 balls to carry India to the final of the one-day tri-nation final with a comprehensive 105-run win over New Zealand yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Out-of-favour Test batsman Devon Smith has been included in a High Performance Centre squad for next month’s tour of Canada .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Barbados continued their march towards a successful defence of their title when they reeled off their third successive win in the St Kitts Under-13 tournament here Tuesday .
—missed free throws cost President’s XII game two By Floyd ChristieThe National President’s XII basketball team literally had a free shot at defeating the visiting Washington DC Jammers but missed the game-winning opportunity, Monday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, in game two of the International Basketball Series for the Godwin McPherson Memorial trophy .
By Marlon MunroeLocal law enforcers took a commanding lead over the lawmen and women of Barbados and Trinidad & Tobago on the first day of competition at the Eve Leary ground yesterday in the 56th edition of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Track & Field Championships yesterday .
The move by four national chess associations which resulted in plans for the formation of a regional chess federation must be commended .
By Kizan BrumellThe third annual Inter Guiana Club Football Championship Cup kicks off today at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground, Bourda after the official launching of the tourney yesterday in the office of the Guyana Football Federation .
Opening on the best of notes all three of Guyana’s budding tennis stars – Aretta Dey, Nicola Ramdyhan and Daniel Lopes - recorded wins in the opening events of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) 13-and-Under Caribbean Development Championships that began on Monday in Curacao .
Guyana’s two-time CARIFTA Games gold medalist Jevina Straker on Monday finished fourth in her ‘B’ finals of the girls 1000m at the World Youth Olympic Games in Singapore .
PARAMUS, New Jersey, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods begins a new chapter at the Barclays tournament tomorrow, competing for the first time since his divorce and scrambling to qualify for the remainder of the FedExCup playoff series .
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul missed out yet another hundred for Lancashire on the opening day of their County Championship clash with Nottinghamshire yesterday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Boston Celtics guard Rajon Rondo has withdrawn from the U .
—says WICB St John’s, Antigua – The WICB notes WIPA’s response of August 23rd, to its release of August 21st which exposed WIPA’s rejection of the joint ICC/FICA proposal to intervene in an attempt to bring final settlement to years of acrimonious relations .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Pro League champions Joe Public left here Monday for Guatemala City, intent on rescuing their fading fortunes in the CONCACAF Champions League .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt on Tuesday signed a lucrative multi-million endorsement deal with sportswear giants PUMA, positioning the World and Olympic champion as one of the highest earners in world sport .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia will retain coach Tim Nielsen until the end of the next Ashes series in England in 2013, the national cricket board said yesterday .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Windward Islands Under-19 all-rounder Kavem Hodge, finished with a10-wicket match haul failed to prevent Cavaliers from going down to the six-time defending champions Desiderata Tremors by 26 runs in the Augustus Gregoire First Division championship .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt could compete in the long jump or over 400 metres at the 2013 Moscow world championships, the sprinter told Reuters yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Defending champions Barbados won their second straight game and Antigua and Nevis joined them in winners’ row in the third round of the St Kitts Under-13 tournament played on Monday .
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The Japan Karate Association/World Federation Guyana on Saturday conducted its third grading examinations for the year at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall which saw 74 students attaining a higher rank .