(BBC) Lewis Hamilton lost his championship lead to Red Bull’s Mark Webber at the last race in Hungary but the McLaren driver is four points back with seven races left .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Serena Williams has pulled out of the U .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan transformed the course of the third test against England at the Oval yesterday in a spectacular passage of play immediately after the tea interval on the third day .
Alpha United head coach Wayne ‘Wiggy’ Dover is concerned that the team is not in top form despite the Inter-Guiana Football Cup being just about a week away .
They have delivered the goods on the field with bat and ball but now cricketers Travis Dowlin, Christopher Barnwell and Derwin Christian have pledged to make sizeable contributions to the development of their club .
The New York based Legends of Port Mourant group is pushing ahead with its quest to continue assisting entities in the renowned Berbice village in the development of sports and education .
Grace Kennedy Remittance Services (GKRS) through their international brand Western Union made a formal presentation of their $165,000 contribution to the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association (GABF) yesterday at the company’s location on Water Street .
By Marlon MunroeAs the accusations fly back and forth between the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), GCB President Chetram Singh closed the chapter yesterday by stating that it takes two to argue .
The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) has named a three-man boxing team for the Commonwealth Games scheduled for New Delhi, India from October 3-14 .
Guyana’s leading junior long distance lady, Jevina Straker, despite placing twelfth in the 1000m qualifiers on Wednesday night, local time, has now been placed in the “B” finals of the girls 1000m of the World Youth Olympic Games currently on in Singapore .
ZURICH, (Reuters) - Jeremy Wariner produced a world leading time to win the 400 metres at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting yesterday and fellow American David Oliver maintained his unbeaten record this season in the 110 hurdles .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Graeme Swann kept England in contention in the third test against Pakistan at the Oval yesterday by capturing his 100th test wicket during a day of attritional but invariably absorbing cricket .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Stafanie Taylor and Kemar Roach are the only two players from West Indies vying for major individual honours in the ICC Awards this year .
By Marlon MunroeFollowing Guyana’s fifth place finish in the recently-concluded men’s indoor Pan American hockey championships in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, national coach Timothy Mc Intosh has underscored the need for more international exposure for teams .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Baseball great Roger Clemens, one of the best pitchers in the sport’s history, was indicted yesterday for lying to the U .
The two-member coaching team from the United Kingdom (UK)-based Boost Coaching Academy continued their training sessions with local rugby players yesterday at the National Park .
By Floyd ChristieThe Washington DC Jammers began their one-week tour of Guyana on Wednesday and as part of their visit the team along with their staff will be hosting a coaching clinic today from 1 pm at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) .
Coach of the four-year-old Mercury Athletics Club Christopher Gaskin travelled to Argentina on Wednesday morning to participate in a coaching course on Youth Athletics starting today .
-new filter to be installedBy Tamica GarnettThe Colgrain Swimming Pool will remain closed until around October to facilitate the installation of a new filter system, among other works .
Despite their early departure from the main draw, in the consolation division of the boys u-14 category, Guyana’s Gavin Lewis and Daniel Lopes rose to the top of the clan to face each other in the finals of the International Tennis Federation Junior tournament currently on in St Vincent and the Grenadines .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Two Indian state-run firms have withdrawn their sponsorship of the Delhi Commonwealth Games due to “negative publicity” of the event stemming from allegations of graft and mismanagement .
The Queenstown-based Dem-erara Cricket Club’s (DCC) inaugural summer camp culminates today with a simple ceremony at the club’s pavilion commencing from 13:00hrs, and certificates of participation will be presented .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Regional players union, WIPA, have accused the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) of pressuring players to sign Airtel Champions League contracts and have expressed surprise by the GCB’s move to file an injunction against them last week .
- DC Jammers not underestimating localsBy Floyd Christie The Washington DC Jammers arrived in Guyana yesterday morning for the international basketball series which jumps off tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and they are not underestimating their local opponents, according to their Head Coach Michael Creppy .
BERNE, (Reuters) - Nigeria keeper Vincent Enyeama scored a penalty as Hapoel Tel Aviv won 3-2 at Salzburg in their Champions League playoff first leg yesterday while Werder Bremen produced three quickfire strikes to beat Sampdoria 3-1 .
MASON, Ohio, (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal moved into the third round of the Cincinnati Masters with a 6-2 7-5 victory over American Taylor Dent yesterday .
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies batsman Britney Cooper stroked an unbeaten half-century yesterday to propel Trinidad and Tobago to a three-wicket win over St Vincent and the Grenadines, and to the capture of the WICB Women’s 50-Overs League for the second year running .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Having opened the defence of their Premier League title with a 6-0 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion last week, Chelsea now face the team they beat 8-0 to secure the crown three months ago .
Trinidad & Tobago cricketers were bid farewell yesterday after their 10-day goodwill series ended on a bitter-sweet note at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) main pavilion .
An agreement has been reached among four Caribbean countries to establish a regional body for chess .
Finishing third in his heats with a timing of 11 .
Furniture giant, Courts Guyana Inc, yesterday dished out sponsorship to the tune of $350,000 to the Guyana Police Force towards their annual Athletics Championships which will be held on August 24, 25 and 27 at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary .
The President’s/Jefford Track & Field meet was launched yesterday with the aim of showcasing high level competition and improving the coffers of the clubs at the Digicel headquarters Barrack Street, Kingston .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Beloved Trinidad Guardian sports journalist and CMC Sports correspondent Nazrudeen Yacoob has died .
LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul suffered a rare failure for Lancashire yesterday when he fell for a first ball “duck” against Kent on the opening day of their Division One fixture .
–Wicketkeeper and Broad in record eighth wicket partnership after Pakistan’s Riaz takes five wickets on test debutLONDON, (Reuters) - Wicketkeeper Matt Prior dug England out of deep trouble with an unbeaten 84 on the first day of the third test yesterday as Pakistan reversed their terrible form of the first two tests .
Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Irfaan Ali extended felicitations to Team Guyana on their outstanding performance at the recently concluded 11th International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Pan American Championships .