(BBC) India opener Virender Sehwag expects to recover from the recurrence of a right-shoulder injury in time for this summer’s tour of England .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - He may descend from sports royalty and the glamour of a famous father and a beauty queen mother, but Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah is not shying away from the dirty work in pursuit of an NBA title .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s banned captain Salman Butt will not appear at Southwark Crown Court on Friday to face charges of taking bribes brought against him by Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), a source close to the batsman said .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Captain Darren Sammy and pacer Ravi Rampaul have made significant jumps in the latest International Cricket Council bowlers’ rankings, following outstanding performances in the first Test against Pakistan which West Indies won by 40 runs on Sunday .
Mackenzie High School student Jamal Adams accumulated four points from seven rounds to win the junior category while Malcolm Archer played unbeaten to win the senior category of the Kei-Shar’s sponsored One-Day Rapid Chess tournament held at the Linden Constabulary Recreational Hall on Sunday .
A bowling attack having four Test bowlers bowled to its world-class potential for once and Deccan Chargers’ batting did not stumble chasing a middling total to end Pune Warriors’ slim hopes of making the play-offs .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies cricket chief Julian Hunte has joined in applauding the regional side’s surprise 40-run win over Pakistan in the first Test which ended Sunday in Guyana .
NYAHURURU, Kenya, (Reuters) - Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Samuel Wanjiru plunged to his death from the first-floor balcony of his home after the athlete’s wife found him in bed with another woman, police told Reuters .
Georgetown, Guyana – West Indies Team Manager Richie Richardson has praised the team for its fantastic showing in the First Digicel Test, which they won by 40 runs on Sunday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Players union WIPA said yesterday West Indies’ first Test win over Pakistan emphasised the need for experience and youth in the team selection policy .
Chief Instructor of the Guyana Wado Ryu Karate Association Sensei Winston Dunbar said he was pleased with the performances of the participants at last Sunday’s Junior Karate championships held at Banks DIH Sports Club at Thirst Park .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Carlos Tevez has repeated his threat to leave the club to be closer to his family in Argentina .
CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Chicago’s defence stifled LeBron James and Dwyane Wade to set-up an easy 103-82 victory over the Miami Heat in the opening game of their Eastern Conference Finals series on Sunday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - A young Oklahoma City team take on the wily Texas sharp-shooters of Dallas in a Western showdown between the Mavericks and Thunder starting today with the survivor heading on to the NBA Finals .
The Guyana Tennis Association (GTA) in collaboration with the Guyana Tennis Coaches Association (GTCA) last weekend held an International Tennis Federation (ITF) Play and Stay course for coaches .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) third annual cricket academy for 60 young cricketers was officially launched last Thursday at the BCB’s office in Cheddi Jagan Street, New Amsterdam .
The 2011 Ramcharitar Associated Construction Service 40-overs first division knockout cricket tournament was launched last Friday at the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) office in New Amsterdam .
Yesterday he was not the bane of a disenchanted Caribbean public but rather, the toast of the party, - the West Indies skipper that marshalled his troops to a rare victory over Pakistan with a five-wicket haul at the Guyana National Stadium .
By Treiston JosephNew Silver City Secondary School, with 93 points, yesterday lifted the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) trophy at the annual World Athletic Day track meet held by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) at the Eve Leary Sports Club ground .
A victory at last!That must have been the thoughts of the West Indies team and its supporters following the team’s 40-run triumph over Pakistan yesterday at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence to end a two year drought .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Former Pakistan international off-spinner Akram Raza was among seven people detained by police in Lahore for running an illegal betting ring .
OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) - The Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Memphis Grizzlies 105-90 yesterday to seal their place in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference finals .
By all counts it was an average game of cricket, and the tone for the ordinariness was set right at the start .
The short boundaries in Indore proved to be bad masters for Rajasthan Royals .
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) - China’s former Olympic and world 110 metres hurdles champion Liu Xiang ended American David Oliver’s winning streak of 18 finals at the Shanghai Diamond League meeting yesterday .
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - World men’s marathon record holder Haile Gebrselassie completed a fourth victory in the Great Manchester Run over 10 kms yesterday while Briton Helen Clitheroe won the women’s event .
Yosimi Pol of Team Coco pedalled his way to the title at the 29th annual Independence Three-Stage Road Race clocking 6:39:59s to dethrone defending champion Warren Mc Kay .
PONCE, Puerto Rico, CMC – Nickel Ashmeade and Rondell Sorillo captured the two men’s sprint on Saturday at the Ponce Grand Prix .
ROME, (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic continued his domination over world number one Rafa Nadal ahead of the French Open by claiming the Rome Masters crown 6-4 6-4 yesterday to stretch his unbeaten run this year to 37 matches .
139 runs while the West Indies needs seven more wickets By Marlon MunroeThe see-saw battle of the first Digicel Test match over the past three days is winding down to an enthralling climax after Pakistan recovered yesterday from early trouble to put the West Indies in a spot of bother with an enterprising fourth wicket partnership .
Over three days of a tense, gripping, low-scoring opening Test, played out on a sub-standard surface, the West Indies have disregarded the preceding bickering and back-biting, the carping over the captaincy and the debated departures for the Indian Premier League (IPL), the politicking and the talk of Dudus and Dons, to diligently battle their way into a strong position .
For 19 overs Deccan Chargers, out of the competition already, seemed to be going through the motions .
Brett Lee sledged, Gautam Gambhir sighed in agony, and the crowd lapped it up in delight as Chris Gayle’s brutal cameo obliterated the below-par target set by Kolkata Knight Riders in a rain-hit game in Bangalore yesterday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Miami’s “Big Three” are safely through to the final four and appear to be building momentum with only the top-seeded Chicago Bulls standing between the Heat and a berth in the NBA Finals .
MEMPHIS, (Reuters) - The Memphis Grizzlies recovered from a dismal first half to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 95-83 and force a Game Seven in their NBA Western Conference semi-final series .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester United were crowned English champions for a record 19th time yesterday when Wayne Rooney’s penalty earned a 1-1 draw at Blackburn Rovers and the point they needed to win the Premier League title .
LONDON, England, CMC – American challenger Tyson Gay says he has a point to prove when he meets sprint king Usain Bolt at this year’s World Championship in South Korea .