GRACE ROAD, England, CMC – Teenaged left-arm seamer Jaidev Unadkat snatched a seven-wicket haul to wreck West Indies A’s batting before Ajinkya Rahane and Abhinav Mukund scored half-centuries to put India A in charge of the first four-day “Test” yesterday .
The first day of the Berbice Zone of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Digicel Summer Smash 20/20 tournament was washed out after overnight and early morning rain yesterday at Port Mourant Community Centre Ground .
LONDON- When Brian Rose describes an innings as “the most remarkable one-day knock I have ever seen played for Somerset” there can be no doubt he has witnessed something very special .
South Korea vs .
(Cricinfo) One-day cricket in its familiar form could soon become a thing of the past after the Cricket Australia board gave the green light to a trial of split-innings state games next summer .
-Celtics bench out-hustle Lakers to tie finals at 2-2BOSTON, (Reuters) - A fired-up Glen Davis helped the Boston Celtics reclaim their inside presence and hold off the Los Angeles Lakers 96-89 on Thursday to tie the best-of-seven NBA finals at 2-2 .
(Cricinfo) The BCCI has called the 10 IPL franchises for a meeting on June 24 in Mumbai, ending a brief communication lull .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African excitement climbed to a crescendo yesterday on the eve of the continent’s first World Cup but there were reminders of problems that could spoil their dreams of changing Africa’s image forever .
ROME, (Reuters) - Jamaica’s Asafa Powell continued his flying form by winning the 100 metres at Rome’s Diamond League meeting in a world leading time of 9 .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday officially launched the Digicel Summer Smash Twenty20 Cricket Tournament in the boardroom of the sponsors and the competition gets underway today with the first of the preliminary matches in the ‘Berbice Free Zone’ .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Test newcomer Shane Shillingford and Sulieman Benn gave West Indies a boost of confidence, and shook South Africa up in the opening Test yesterday at Queen’s Park Oval .
As Guyana prepares to host one of the events of the Central American and Caribbean Games for the first time, the local organizing committee headed by Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) President Kit Nascimento is working feverishly towards completing preparations for the CAC rugby games on July 24-25 at the National Stadium .
Leon ‘The Lion’ Gilkes is planning yet another comeback and this time he promises to give a better account of himself with a “brutal” performance in the first match-up .
BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, (Reuters) - If any dope cheats or tokers are among the footballers taking part in the World Cup, they will have to get past Dr .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Former World Cup winners Patrick Vieira and Geoff Hurst have picked Spain as their team to win the tournament being hosted for the first time on African soil .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter called for an end to racism and discrimination in soccer on the eve of the first World Cup finals to be held in Africa at FIFA’s 60th annual Congress yesterday .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Lionel Messi’s hopes of being crowned the best player at the World Cup could be dashed by the exhaustion of a taxing European season, according to the man responsible for keeping the team in shape .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Lukas Podolski promised yesterday to put his poor club form behind him and return to the scoring exploits that helped Germany reach the World Cup semi-finals four years ago .
BOSTON, (Reuters) - Everyone seems to have a reason why Los Angeles Lakers guard Derek Fisher gets overlooked as one the NBA’s elite guards .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - FIFA made a profit of $196 million in 2009 and has equity of over $1 billion thanks mainly to massive and still growing income from the sale of TV rights, soccer’s governing body said yesterday .
IRENE, South Africa, (Reuters) - England manager Fabio Capello has drilled home the message to his team that set-pieces can be the difference between winning and losing at the World Cup and the United States have clearly taken note .
-as over 20 countries expected for Pan-American karate championshipsBy Marlon Munroe The 11th International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Pan-American Championships was launched yesterday at the Cara Lodge Hotel with Sport Minister Dr .
By Floyd Christie The countdown to the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Rugby Sevens Games which will be held at the National Stadium on July 24 and 25 officially began yesterday with a press conference at Olympic House, High Street .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rain could play a major role in the opening Test between West Indies and South Africa starting here today, thwarting the hosts’ attempts to turn the page on the recent dreadful one-day series .
Guyana Defence Force (GDF) yesterday received their first-place prize of $500, 000 and a trophy from Mayor Hamilton Green after they won the 2010 Mayor’s Cup edition on Sunday evening at the Georgetown Football Club ground, Bourda .
Guyana was well represented at the Tiger Claw Interna-tional Sport Karate Cham-pionship held in Trinidad and Tobago last weekend .
Former West Indies Under-19 skipper Leon Johnson has been named captain of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) team for this week-end’s Digicel 20/20 smash .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - The once inconceivable notion of a World Cup played on African soil, in ultra-modern stadiums beamed live to soccer fans in all corners of the globe will become a reality tomorrow .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A were keeping their eyes on the skies as they prepared for their opening four-day “Test” against India at Grace Road in England today .
BOSTON, (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Lakers stunned the Boston Celtics 91-84 on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals and snatch back homecourt advantage in the best-of-seven series between the league’s fiercest rivals .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Stroke-maker Ramnaresh Sarwan walked away with top honours when he copped the Player-of-the-Year award at the West Indies Players Association Awards Ceremony here Tuesday night .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – National captain Daren Ganga has landed a top post in the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago .
Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) captured three divisions and Hikers one as the Mr .
Organiser of this week-end’s De Gold Striders Games Derill Gittens said yesterday that prize money for the Under-17 events will go to the clubs and not the athletes .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Pacer Ravi Rampaul is eyeing his first Test on home soil when West Indies face South Africa at the Queen’s Park Oval later this week .
Taffin Khan played undefeated in his first three games of the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) Topco Juice Chess tournament to acquire the lead in the event which commenced over the weekend .
By this week-end players participating in the annual National Sports Commission Independence anniversary table tennis tournament should be playing with the spanking-new Stag tables .