The national netball team yesterday received a timely cash donation from Giftland’s Office Max as they attempt to raise over two million dollars to ensure their participation in an international commercial tournament in Barbados this weekend .
By Tamica GarnettEmanie Netball Club (ENC) emerged winners of the Guyana Netball Association’s annual inter-club, three-day senior tournament which ended on Sunday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s Sports Minister Anil Roberts has called on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to explain why it snubbed wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin for a central retainer contract, contending the move could be a major blow to the player’s confidence .
Dear Sir, When on Friday, August 6, 2010 an emergency meeting of the executives of the Guyana Cricket Board was summoned, the sole objective was to seek to remove the threats to the participation of the Guyana team in the Champions League tournament in South Africa .
Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club 2010 Busta Champion of Champions limited overs knockout tournament bowls off on Saturday with four matches across Berbice .
With a major improvement in the weather pattern the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) will restart its competitions beginning with the 2010 Tenelec, first-division, limited overs tournament on Sunday .
By Orin DavidsonA new standard of ineptitude by sports administrators was set by the actions of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) vice president and his faction last Saturday .
-Sensei Jeffrey WongConstruction of a permanent Guyana Karate College (GKC) is expected to commence in November, according to Chief Instructor (ag) Sensei Jeffrey Wong .
The Beepat Scorpions basketball team has risen from the obscurity which seemed to have plagued them in the recent past to become the number one Division Three team in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Open and Division Three Leagues .
Lower Corentyne emerges victoriousA brilliant all-round performance from national under-15 player Shailendra Shameer led Lower Corentyne to an easy 44-run victory over New Amsterdam/Canje and the $50,000 victory in the Berbice Cricket Board(BCB)/Diamond Fire and General Insurance Company Inter-Zone Under-19 final last weekend .
Franchises in the IPL believe that the league’s new format and the player retention clause take away their control over their players and also affect their bottom lines .
Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman is back and his first assignment will be against rising star of the middleweight division Kwesi ‘Lightning Struck Hitman’ Jones on September 23 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
LONDON, (Reuters) - World champions England profited from an abject batting display by Pakistan yesterday to win the second Twenty20 international in Cardiff by six wickets .
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - Forward Luis Scola steered Argentina into the world championship quarter-finals with a breathtaking individual performance in a 93-89 victory over traditional rivals Brazil yesterday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - United States captain Corey Pavin named Tiger Woods, Zach Johnson, Stewart Cink and Rickie Fowler yesterday as his four wildcard selections for the Ryder Cup against Europe next month in Wales .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – CONCACAF side Canada secured a narrow win to open their FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup on a high at the Larry Gomes Stadium on Monday .
West Indies and Trinidad and Tobago wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin will get a chance to improve on his batting when he lines up with former West Indies batting legend Gordon Greenidge from next week .
LONDON, (Reuters) - WBA heavyweight world champion David Haye promised to finish Audley Harrison’s career after it was confirmed yesterday that the two British fighters would clash in Manchester on Nov .
DURBAN, (Reuters) - Cricketers must take more responsibility for their actions to prevent the spread of corruption, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said yesterday .
After a moment of prayer and a few final words of encouragement, Guyana’s national cricket team, the “Amazon Conquerors” yesterday departed the shores of Guyana for South Africa where they will take on their toughest battle yet at the Airtel Champions League which officially begins on Friday .
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - World championship favourites the United States stormed into the quarter-finals yesterday with a 121-66 rout of Angola and were joined by Russia, who were also on song in their 78-56 win over New Zealand .
Minister of Tourism, Industry and Commerce Manniram Prashad yesterday met Guyana’s Amazon Conquerors before they departed for South Africa to compete in the eagerly awaited Champions League Twenty20 tournament .
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - Esteban Cambiasso, Javier Zanetti and Gabriel Milito will make their Argentina comebacks against world champions Spain in a friendly at the River Plate stadium today (2000 GMT) .
East/ West Fire scorches Eagles 80-69 The East/West Fire basketball team brought their fire power Sunday night to the Burnham Court and scorched the Eagles with an 80-69 points victory in the Pepsi Street Basketball Series .
Omar Shariff created the biggest upset of the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Topco Juice sponsored chess tournament when he defeated national player Taffin Khan on Saturday at the Kei-Shars Sports Club .
City teams Alpha United and Sunburst Camptown secured wins over the weekend as the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League competition continued with five matches .
NORTON, Massachusetts, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods appeared to end the uncertainty over his participation in next month’s Ryder Cup with a storming finish at the Deutsche Bank Championship yesterday .
Former West Indies bowler, Ian Bradshaw, doubts his team’s win in the Champions Trophy semi-finals in 2004 against Pakistan was fixed in the latest allegation of corruption to hit the Pakistan cricket team .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) will investigate the total assets of the Pakistan cricketers, team officials and top-ranking paid officials of the Pakistan Cricket Board, a senior tax official said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Kevin Pietersen was fined yesterday following his online outburst after being dropped by England for the first time in his career .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - The spot-fixing scandal which has marred Pakistan’s tour of England has tarnished cricket’s image and tough decisions need to be made if necessary, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said in an interview .
-to get nice send off today which includes Police escort Director of Sport Neil Kumar said yesterday that the Guyana Twenty20 team which departs this morning for the Airtel Champions League tournament in South Africa will get a “really nice send off .
(BBC) Defending champion Kim Clijsters demolished Ana Ivanovic 6-2 6-1 yesterday to ease into the US Open quarter-finals .
MILAN, (Reuters) - For so long seen as the bad boy of Italian soccer, Antonio Cassano came of age in Italy’s opening Euro 2012 qualifying win over Estonia and he will again be their focal point for tomorrow’s game with the Faroe Islands .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Top-seeded Rafael Nadal led a conquering Spanish armada at the U .
NORTON, Massachusetts, (Reuters) - Australian Jason Day continued his emergence as one of the game’s best young players when he earned a one-stroke lead after the third round at the $7 .