GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia, CMC – A boundary-studded half-century from Devon Smith in an enterprising century stand with fellow opener Tyrone Theophile, led a bold reply for Windward Islands following strong batting from Jamaica in the Headley/Weekes Trophy Final here yesterday.
Georgetown’s Gizmos and Gadgets Thursday last renewed its sponsorship of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) first-division 2014 team by pumping in $275,000 along with trophies and electronic gadgets valued $100,000.00 for the club’s 24th annual awards ceremony.
Everest Cricket Club (ECC) lost to the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) by 15 runs despite an unbeaten half-century from national player Tagenarine Chanderpaul as action continued Saturday in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Carib Beer T20 first division cricket competition at ECC ground, Carifesta Avenue.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said yesterday that comments reported to have been made by the owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers basketball team were “incredibly offensive racist statements.”
The NBA is investigating an audio recording posted online of Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not to post photographs of herself with black people and not to bring African-Americans to Clippers games, league officials said on Saturday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – NBA officials are reviewing an audio recording posted online of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not to post photographs of herself with black people and not to bring African-Americans to Clippers games, a league spokesman said on Saturday.
SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 opener Dwayne Smith extended his good form in the Indian Premier League, blasting a half-century to power Chennai Super Kings to a five-wicket win over Darren Sammy’s Sunrisers Hyderabad here yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies batsman Darren Bravo turned his back on some patchy form with a half-century for Queen’s Park Oval, on the opening day of the seventh round of matches in the National League on Saturday.
(The Sports Xchange) — – -Indiana could have folded under another barrage of three-pointers from the Atlanta Hawks but instead the Pacers answered and evened a series that has been much closer than many expected.
OBERHAUSEN, Germany, (Reuters) – World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko easily retained his WBO crown when he knocked out Alex Leapai of Australia in the fifth round on Saturday in an overwhelmingly one-sided bout.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Liverpool’s hopes of winning their first title in 24 years suffered a huge setback when they lost 2-0 at home to Chelsea and Manchester City took advantage with a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace.
– Decides to reconvene Congress in 45 days to settle differences with disgruntled associations
It was courage under fire as Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias survived a no-confidence motion during the entity’s ordinary congress yesterday at the Regency Suites Hotel, resulting in the congress being scheduled to reconvene in 45 days.