COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Captain Shahid Afridi blasted 124 off 60 balls to lead Pakistan to their highest one-day international score of 385 and a 139-run consolation victory over Bangladesh in the Asian Cup at Dambulla yesterday .
-Haroon LorgatInternational Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat has highlighted the staging of the 3,000th One-Day International (ODI) in Southampton today by saying the limited-overs format of the game will remain strong long into the future .
The pairs of Keisha Jeffrey and Ashley Khali and Kayla Jeffrey and Jason Ray Khali advanced to the semi-finals of the girls and mixed doubles respectively at the VIII Pan American Junior Squash Championships in El Salvador .
BLOEMFONTEIN, (Reuters) - A players’ revolution, which has torn France’s World Cup squad apart and angered the French president, escalated yesterday after some indicated they might not play in a match which could save their campaign .
A new volleyball tournament designed to give a major fillip to the sport locally is set to commence shortly .
Robin Persaud, in a time of one hour, 53 minutes and 54 seconds, won the annual Castrol-sponsored 50-mile road race Sunday (Father’s Day) on the West Bank of Demerara .
The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has confirmed July 7 as the date for the restart of their Open and Third Division League .
The Street Solutions Organization and the National Sports Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Education, will team up this year to launch the fifth anniversary edition of the National Schools Basketball Festival this morning at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Basseterre, St Kitts – Yesterday was the South Africans’ turn to suffer from sunburn and toil in the field .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Brazil dented more African hopes in the World Cup yesterday by outclassing Ivory Coast to sweep into the second round, while European torment increased with an unseemly rebellion in the French camp .
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Regional Chairman for Region Six Zulfikar Mustapha has praised top junior cyclist Neil Reece for his success at the Beacon Cycling Festival held in Trinidad and Tobago in April .
The Royal Youth Movement athletics club dominated the De Gold Striders Games when the event rolled off yesterday at the Police Sports club Ground, Eve Leary .
Mike Guyadin had an inspirational day on the golf course and eased to victory in the Muneshwar’s Ltd .
-Corinne Van Ryck De Groot By Carwyn HollandFollowing her failure to snatch the coveted Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) bantamweight world title belt from Shondell `Mystery Lady’ Alfred the multi-talented Corinne Van Ryck De Groot is turning her attention to other pursuits .
Karatekas of the Guyana Karate College (GKC) stepped up their training regimen when they went through their paces at the Marudi Resort on the Linden Highway last weekend .
CROYDON, England, CMC – Lower-order half-centuries from Dave Bernard Jr and Gavin Tonge earned West Indies-A a high-scoring draw in the second and final four-day “Test” against India-A yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Sprint superstar Usain Bolt will miss this year’s Commonwealth Games in India, his coach Glen Mills has confirmed .
- Dutch go through JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions saw their World Cup dream shattered yesterday, compounding Africans’ disappointment with their teams so far at the continent’s first staging of the tournament .
Guyana’s Keisha Jeffrey reached the quarter finals of the VIII Pan American Junior Squash Championships currently underway in El Salvador .
By Marlon MunroeApart from the early hiccups in the night’s programme, the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) intermediate boxing tournament went well with seven entertaining bouts after three walkovers .
The theme of despair running through West Indies cricket for a decade and more has never been more blatant than in the current series against South Africa .
Football fever is sweeping across the nation with the International Football Federation (FIFA) World Cup 2010 in South Africa and Starr Computers at 59 Brickdam got in on the action awarding the winners of their World Cup Promotion yesterday at their business location .
Ray Millington, in a time of 55 minutes, ran out winner of the Flying Ace Cycle Club of Berbice 15-mile BMX cycle road race which took place last Sunday .
In an effort to encourage maximum participation, the Young Gun Sports Club of Enmore will be staging a softball cricket competition today at the Enmore Hope West School ground .
The third semi-finalist of the Aracari Beach Volleyball Classic was decided yesterday when the Young Achievers `C` Volleyball team cruised into the semi finals after walking over their Group three competitors at the Aracari Resort .
Dominoes fan’s can expect a full day of dominoes today with the Ex-GDF association’s Father’s Day competition at the association’s club, Princes St .
KNYSNA, South Africa, (Reuters) - Striker Nicolas Anelka departed the World Cup in disgrace yesterday after insulting France coach Raymond Domenech and refusing to apologise .
Basseterre, St Kitts – South Africa enhanced their position of dominance in the Second Digicel Test after another day of overcast conditions at Warner Park yesterday .
CROYDON, England, CMC – Captain Devon Smith and Andre Fletcher stroked fine centuries as West Indies A flourished on a rain-hit third day of their second four-day “Test” against India A yesterday .
—Upsets light up World Cup so far dominated by Latins JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Serbia beat an out-of-sorts Germany and Algeria held dire England yesterday in the latest setbacks for Europe’s soccer aristocrats during an increasingly tight battle for World Cup second round berths .
Basseterre, St Kitts – Both the South African and West Indian captains are opening batsmen .
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By Marlon MunroeThe East Coast Demerara Flex Check (ECDFC) spinners’ intention was evident: to win handsomely and convincingly against Georgetown Flex Text team in the final preliminary round of the Demerara Zone of the Digicel Summer Smash 20/20 tournament at the Uitvlugt Community Centre ground yesterday .
The rural Village of Edinburgh will host the first ever Berbice Cricket Board/National Communications Network under-15 inter-zone final today .
National Under-21 player Joel Alleyne with three wins and one defeat, won the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) men’s trials Thursday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
[caption id="attachment_84615" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Kirk Fraser"][/caption]By Floyd ChristiePresident of the Berbice Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) Kirk Fraser is pushing the development of basketball in Berbice .