KINGSTON, Jamaica (Jamaica Gleaner) – Former 100-metre world-record holder, Jamaican, Asafa Powell, has been given a 18-month suspension from competition, after testing positive for the banned stimulant, oxilofrine.
Former national youth player Omesh Dhanram’s all-round performance highlighted last weekend action in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) matches.
In the Noble House Seafoods second division competition Dhanram guided the University of Guyana to a comprehensive victory over St.
Guyana, at the bottom of the points standings with 21 points, have been beset by more problems following injury to two key players ahead of the seventh and final round of the Regional Four Day cricket Tournament tomorrow against Trinidad and Tobago.
By Delvon Mc Ewan
Sunil Singh and Kemol Savoury scored half centuries to guide Georgetown to victory over East Bank in its opening match of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)/ Diamond Fire and General Insurance under-19 Competition on Tuesday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) Ground.
North East La Penitence edged Mocha 7-6 on sudden death kicks after normal and extra time finished 3-3 line when the first annual Grassroots Foundation Inter-Ward knockout football tournament, continued on Tuesday at the Tucville Community Centre ground.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard says he is heartened by his recent performance which earned him a century and propelled Trinidad and Tobago to within sight of title honours in the Regional Four Day tournament.
AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) – As the first of the year’s four majors, the Masters has always been keenly anticipated and this week’s edition should be one of the most open in decades with the absence of world number one Tiger Woods.
PRETORIA, April 9 (Reuters) – A South African prosecutor forced Oscar Pistorius on Wednesday to look at a forensic photograph that showed the head of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after it was blown open by a hollow-point bullet fired by the Olympic and Paralympic track star.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Australia paceman Ryan Harris and opening batsman Chris Rogers have been rewarded for their performances in the two recent Ashes series by being included as two of Wisden’s Five Cricketers of the Year.
MUNICH, (Reuters) – Holders Bayern Munich recovered from the shock of conceding a stunning Patrice Evra goal to score three times in quick succession to beat Manchester United 3-1 and reach the Champions League semi-finals yesterday.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- Coach of the Leeward Islands cricket team Ridley Jacobs has appealed for more consistency from captain and opening batsman Kieran Powell as the regional four day tournament heads to a climactic phase.