-Trinidad captain says Guyana should expect an intense gameBy Floyd Christie The Guyana-Trinidad rugby rivalry has been ongoing for years and the two Caribbean rugby powerhouses are on course to bump heads this weekend when the curtain rises on the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) rugby sevens games at the National Stadium, Providence .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Muttiah Muralitharan edged closer to capturing his 800th test wicket in his farewell match as Sri Lanka pushed a floundering India to the brink of defeat yesterday .
MONACO, CMC – Jamaican sprint queen Veronica Campbell-Brown will go head to head with in-form American speedster Carmelita Jeter, in one of the headline clashes of the Herculis 2010 international meeting here today .
LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Pakistan turned the form book on its head with an inspired bowling performance to skittle Australia for just 88 on the first day of the second test yesterday .
(BBC)American David Oliver is planning another attack on the 110m hurdles world record at today’s Diamond League meeting in Monaco .
LONDON, (Reuters) - British shot putters Jamie Stevenson and Kieren Kelly have been banned for two years for refusing to undergo an out-of-competition test, UK Athletics said on Monday .
By Marlon Munroe Up to press time yesterday four of Guyana’s amateur boxers and a hockey player in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico for the Central American and Caribbean Games had not received their luggage from LIAT airline .
—says coach Rabindranauth SeeramBy Marlon MunroeAs the senior national cricket team departs Guyana today on its quest to reverse the string of mediocre performances on the regional scene Coach Rabindranauth Seeram feels that his team should approach the Caribbean Cup Twenty20 tournament one game at a time .
Goodwill Games gold medallist Britany van Lange on Sunday qualified for two more events at the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) Goodwill Games trials held at Castellani Pool, Homestretch Avenue .
By Orin Davidson Haiti snapped Jamaica’s winning streak while Guyana continues to cling on for playoff contention in the New York Digicel football competition currently in progress in Brooklyn .
-after capturing a gold medal at this year’s Cadet championships in Puerto Rico Chelsea Edghill now turns her attention to the Pan American Mini Cadet tourney in Santo Domingo in OctoberBy Tamica GarnettIt’s not that everything she touches turns to gold but in the table tennis arena in Guyana 12-year-old Chelsea Edghill is certainly the golden girl of the sport .
Guyanese rifle shooters were in action in the British Commonwealth Overseas (BCRC) Team match in which their team finished fifth after an intense battle at the National Rifle Centre at Bisley, United Kingdom .
GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Virender Sehwag led India’s reply to Sri Lanka’s massive total of 520 for eight declared with a sparkling unbeaten 85 on the third day of the first test yesterday .
PAU, France, (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong stole the show during the picturesque 199 .
LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Australia are seeking an eighth consecutive test victory this week but captain Ricky Ponting said the current team would never compare with the more illustrious sides he has played in .
DENNERY, St Lucia, CMC – A bold, attacking half-century by Ricardo Adams conspired with adverse weather to frustrate Barbados on the opening day of their fourth round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge match against Guyana here yesterday .
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GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – A fiery 79-run, ninth wicket stand helped Leeward Islands defy Trinidad and Tobago on the opening day of their fourth round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge match yesterday .
-but expects more participants today at GCA one-week youth camp At the opening yesterday of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) one-week youth camp, GCA president and coordinator Roger Harper said he was pleased with the turnout but that he is expecting more participants at the Everest Cricket Club (ECC) Ground today .
By Floyd Christie In addition to the showers of rain that drenched the South Dakota Circuit during the latter half of Sunday’s Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club National Race of Champions, Mark Vieira’s Mazda RX-8 was also awash with mechanical woes and Vieira made it clear that it was “not the performance he expected .
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Local racquet wielders Idi Lewis, Christopher Franklyn and Natalie Cummings departed Guyana early this morning for Trinidad and Tobago en route to Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to participate in the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) .
The Elcock stable for the third consecutive race meet produced the winner in the feature event at the Norman Singh Memorial Turf Club horse race meet on Sunday at Bel Air Park No .
A sudden downpour in the early hours of Saturday morning created some very challenging conditions for golfers competing in the Trophy Stall Tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club, East Coast Demerara .
(BBC) McKay featured in Australia’s 3-2 one-day series defeat by EnglandFast bowler Clint McKay has been called into the Australia squad ahead of tomorrow’s Test against Pakistan - with Ben Hilfenhaus an injury doubt .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England bowler Graeme Swann has been charged with drink-driving, police said yesterday .
(BBC) It was a frustrating day for everyone, not least Muttiah MuralitharanMuttiah Muralitharan’s bid to end his Test career with a record 800 wickets has been stalled by bad weather .
MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico, CMC – Jamaican Alia Atkinson headlined the evening session of the Central American and Caribbean Games on Sunday as she picked up gold in the women’s 200 metres breaststroke in record time .
ST ANDREWS, Scotland, (Reuters) - British Open winner Louis Oosthuizen has come a long way since his father refused to take him or his brother on to a golf course .
(BBC)England captain Andrew Strauss has admitted his shock at Shahid Afridi’s decision to step down as Pakistan Test skipper after one match at the helm .
BAGNERES DE LUCHON, France, (Reuters) - Andy Schleck vowed to exact revenge on Alberto Contador after finishing behind the defending champion following a mechanical problem in yesterday’s 15th stage .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Former West Indies left-arm spinner Dave Mohammed continued his impressive comeback in national colours on Saturday night, when he fired Daren Ganga’s XI to a 49-run victory over Amit Jaggernauth’s XI in a Caribbean T20 warm-up clash .
-as Jamaica and leaders Windwards clash in key fourth round matchCASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Title-holders Jamaica and championship leaders Windward Islands will clash in the feature game when the fourth round of the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge bowls off here today .
(BBC) Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan fears fast bowlers “could go the way of dinosaurs” if the international schedule retains its current format .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Experienced all-rounder Omari Banks says he expects the team cohesion of the Leeward Islands to be their strength in the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament and says his side will not be intimidated by the bravado spouted by other teams .
By Floyd ChristieThe thunderous revs of Andrew King’s engine overshadowed thunders emanating from rain clouds over the South Dakota Circuit yesterday and was his only companion as he took the chequered flag unchallenged in the three Group Four races at the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club Race of Champions .
— But still expects medals from three-member team By Floyd ChristieVice-president of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) Brian Allen feels that Guyana’s three-member cycling team to the 21st Central American and Caribbean Games now underway in Puerto Rico, is at a disadvantage .