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 .
Giftland is the latest sponsors of the International basketball Series for which the Washington DC Jammers and a National Presidents Select 12 will be competing for the Godwin McPherson Memorial Trophy .
After defeating Barbados’ Shawn Semple Monday night, Guyana’s Richard Chin will contest the final of the men’s Open singles competition of the National Lotteries Authority Caribbean Squash Championships currently ongoing in St Vincent and the Grenadines .
(BBC) The International Cricket Council (ICC) is hoping to send an invitational World XI to play fixtures in Pakistan by the end of 2011 .
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) hosted an Appreciation Function for the National Under-17 players following their success in the first leg of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifying series in Dominica recently .
Local Furniture giants Courts Guyana Inc .
By Marlon Munroe The names Cliff Anderson, Michael Parris, Lennox Blackmoore, Terrence Alli, Lennox Beckles, Patrick Ford and Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis will forever standout in Guyana’s rich boxing history .
National junior lawn tennis player, Aruna Ramrattan, defeated St Vincent and the Grenadines’ fifth seeded girls’ Under-18 player Olivia Haslam yesterday to register a significant win for the Guyana team at the International Tennis Federation Junior tournament in St Vincent and the Grenadines .
-Opportunity for cricket fans to vote online for the first-ever LG People’s Choice Award The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday announced that the seventh LG ICC Awards ceremony would take place in Bengaluru (formerly known as Bangalore), India, on 6 October, 2010 .
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago will be gunning for their second straight title when they face St Vincent and the Grenadines in the final of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Women’s 50-Overs League today .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka Cricket has apologised to India opener Virender Sehwag after he was denied a century by Suraj Randiv’s no-ball in their tri-nations one-dayer at Dambulla on Monday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Striker Nicolas Anelka has been banned for 18 games by the France team after the players’ World Cup revolt, the French Football Federation (FFF) said yesterday .
Cheddi Jagan Memorial Knockout Tournament…Johnson’s hat-trick sends Monedderlust throughto next round
A hat-trick from Gladwin Johnson helped send Monedderlust through to the next round of the Berbice Football Association (BFA) Cheddi Jagan Memorial Knockout Tournament .
Sixty aspiring cricketers drawn from across the Ancient County graduated last Saturday when the second annual Berbice Cricket Board/Scotia Bank Cricket Academy ended at the Albion Sports Complex .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Aug 17, CMC – West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard has been cleared of any serious injury, after being struck in the face by a short ball in the final of the Friends Provident Twenty20 final on Saturday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England captain Andrew Strauss played a straight bat to some provocative deliveries from his Australian counterpart Ricky Ponting yesterday as his team prepared for the third test against Pakistan .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Graeme Smith is set to quit as South Africa’s Twenty20 captain .
After defeating Guyana’s Alex Arjoon and Julian Chin, Bermuda’s Nick Kyme finally landed on the receiving end when Richard Chin yesterday avenged his teammates’ elimination .
Guyana topped the medals table and are the official champions of the 11th International Shotokhan Karate Federation (ISKF) Pan American Karate Championships which concluded on Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) .
National lawn tennis player Nicola Ramdyhan battled her way to the quarter finals of the main draw of the under-14 category of the International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior tournament in St Vincent and the Grenadines .
Guyana’s participation in the World Youth Olympic Games (YOG) did not begin on a lustrous note as swimmer Henk Lowe suffered critical losses in the 400m freestyle on Sunday and the 200m freestyle yesterday at the Singapore Sports School, Singapore .
By Floyd Christie The speedboat racers from the Pomeroon and Bartica grasped the attention of spectators and most of the trophies and cash prizes when the 10th annual regatta and stage show was held at the Lake Mainstay Resort on Sunday .
(BBC) Ricky Ponting says it is “absolutely possible” that Australia can regain the Ashes with a 5-0 series win .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Striker Dimitar Berbatov scored a clinical first goal as Manchester United sauntered to a 3-0 victory against promoted Newcastle United in their Premier League opener at Old Trafford yesterday .
MASON, Ohio, (Reuters) - Andy Roddick needed three sets to beat 46th-ranked Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky 6-4 6-7 6-1, while fellow American Taylor Dent upset Feliciano Lopez to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters yesterday .
DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Virender Sehwag smashed an unbeaten 99 off 100 balls as India came back roaring into the one-day tri-series with a convincing six-wicket win over Sri Lanka yesterday .
(BBC) Five France players will face a French Football Federation (FFF) disciplinary hearing today over the squad’s strike at this summer’s World Cup .
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago will meet hosts St Vincent and the Grenadines in tomorrow’s final of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Women’s 50-Over League, after wrapping up relatively easy semi-final victories here yesterday .