LONDON, CMC – Michael Holding has come off the long-run, and continued his verbal assault on the Twenty20 format, while taking aim at the game’s administrators .
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Senseless batting again condemned West Indies to a one-run defeat to South Africa in the second and final Twenty20 International yesterday .
-but event will go on, come rain or shine, says Boyce The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has once again postponed the launching of its inaugural Under-23 Games that was expected to be run off today at 14:00 hrs in the boardroom of part-sponsors Digicel .
The National Sports Commission (NSC) will be commencing its Annual Independence Table Tennis Tournament on June 4 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
LISBON, (Reuters) - Portugal’s chances of success at the World Cup depend largely on the form of Cristiano Ronaldo but also on whether they can turn their stylish approach play into enough goals .
The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) is making hay in the rainy season through workshops which will be held during the current break in cricket as part of a number of developmental programmes on the association’s agenda, beginning with a Captains workshop at the Everest Cricket Club yesterday .
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - The purists are going to have to look elsewhere at the World Cup because Brazil are mounting their challenge for a record sixth title with a game based on rock-solid defence, counter-attacks and set pieces .
While short-listing athletes can be a tedious exercise, sports associations must also face a more demanding challenge in financing their athletes for the upcoming CAC Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Disgraced Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has confessed to using performance-enhancing drugs and accused some of his sport’s biggest names, including Lance Armstrong, of also cheating .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Marlon Samuels has been chosen in a 13-member Jamaica squad for the Pearl’s Cup to be contested in the United States this weekend .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Lakers resisted a spirited second half fightback by the Phoenix Suns to increase their lead in the best-of-seven Western Conference finals with a 124-112 Game Two victory Wednesday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council’s (ICC) anti-corruption unit is examining Pakistan’s dismal tour of Australia this year when they were whitewashed in the test and one-day series .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - World soccer’s governing body FIFA will change its ticketing system for the next World Cup in Brazil after learning from mistakes made in South Africa, secretary general Jerome Valcke said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Two years after Justine Henin stunned the sport by announcing her retirement at the age of 25 on the eve of her French Open defence, the Belgian is back and eager to show Roland Garros what it has been missing .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka have named Tillkaratne Dilshan as captain after deciding to rest several senior players for their tri-series in Zimbabwe in June .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England fast bowler Graham Onions will be out for three months due to knee and back injuries, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday .
TIGNES, France, (Reuters) - A young Olympique Marseille player full of energy and skill who has never started a game for France has been included in their World Cup squad and dreams of making an instant impact on the big stage .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal used to mess with his head, ruffle his feathers and on occasions even make him cry, but no-one will be happier to see the Mallorcan rekindle his love affair with Roland Garros more than Roger Federer .
President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Colin Klass feels that this country could move rapidly in the Futsal ranking as the local governing body for football launched another FIFA sponsored Futsal Coaching Course yesterday at Banks DIH Sports Club, Thirst Park .
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Beleaguered West Indies slumped to another miserable defeat yesterday with a 13-run beating by South Africa that condemned them to their third loss in four Twenty20 Internationals .
By Tamica GarnettIt was at the start of 2007 that easygoing Tutorial High School second form student Jevina Straker burst onto the athletics scene; placing first or second at several meets before walking away with gold at the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) .
[caption id="attachment_81623" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Shemaine Campbelle "][/caption]By Tamica GarnettLess then twenty-four hours after returning from the 2010 Cricket World Cup where she displayed her superb cricket skills, West Indies female player Shemaine Campbelle showed her humanitarian qualities when she collaborated to honour 60 outstanding mothers at the Area “H” ground .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has said that its recent coaching clinic for 30 junior spin bowlers drawn from across the ancient county can certainly be rated a success .
When Demerara and Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) allrounder Kellon Carmichael left for Trinidad & Tobago to play professional cricket in late January, he had more success with the ball until he stroke an unbeaten 62 against Barataria on Sunday in Carib League 50-over competition .
World ranked number six rated super bantamweight boxer Leon “Hurry Up” Moore is heading to the United States of America (USA) for a short training stint .
The Judo Association of Guyana (JAG) will once again be attending the Roraima International Judo Cup to be held next month in Boa Vista, Brazil .
In celebration of Guyana’s 44th Independence anniversary the Beepat Scorpions Basketball Club will host its third annual Inter-Organisation one day basketball tournament on May 26 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
By Marlon MunroeFunding has always been the major bugbear of sports teams leaving these shores for their overseas engagements and in many cases this is the reason that prevents them from keeping those assignments .
Following the Faculty of Health Sciences walkover victory against the Faculty of Education and Humanities, the Staff team of the University of Guyana (UG) crumbled at the hands of the Faculty of Social Sciences when the two teams met in the UG Inter-Faculty Basketball tournament at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday .
ORLANDO, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics took a tight hold on the Eastern Conference finals with a 95-92 victory over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday, staving off a late rally to open a 2-0 series lead with back-to-back road wins .
National Champion Wendell Meusa played undefeated and accumulated seven and a half points to capture the Keishar’s FIDE qualifiers when play concluded last weekend at Keishar’s Sports Club .
The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) will stage a captaincy seminar for all team captains, vice-captains, potential captains, coaches and net session leaders of all clubs affiliated to the G C A today at the Everest Cricket Club pavilion from 4pm .
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Left-hander Shahriar Nafees hit an up tempo century but West Indies A were still in sight of victory against Bangladesh A at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium yesterday .
Ian Rogers was bang on target while female shooter Pertonella Halley proved that she was in a class by herself when the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) Handgun Section staged its two-day monthly shooting competition last weekend .
WIBA bantamweight cham-pion Shondell Alfred feels disrespected because of the way she is being treated by promoter Odinga Lumumba after the third postponement of her world title rematch against Corinne Van Ryck De Groot .
Four overseas-based shooters have been named in Guyana’s 14-man squad for the West Indies Fullbore shooting championships announced by the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA), as the Guyanese seek to retain the regional crown in Barbados next week .
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle is urging his players to take fresh guard for the Digicel Series against South Africa .