Sports

Holland to call World Title fight in Trinidad

Local boxing promoter Carwyn Holland is set to call the action when the bell tolls for the Ria Ramnarine/Etsuko Tada world title fight next Saturday in Trinidad & Tobago .

Sixth Annual Universal Auto and General Supplies’ Cycling Programme

Sixth Annual Universal Auto and General Supplies’ Cycling Programme

Greaves comes back to win Alonzo Greaves came back to claim the lead in the 35-lap Invitational race at the Sixth Annual Universal Auto and General Supplies’ Cycling Programme held at the National Park yesterday .

Demerara regain Inter County title after tame draw

Demerara regain Inter County title after tame draw

By Marlon MunroeDemerara regained the GTM three-day title yesterday after their match against Berbice ended in a tame draw at the Eve Leary ground .

Windies defeat Ireland easily in T20 match

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC-Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored a half century and Sulieman Benn took three wickets yesterday as West Indies defeated Ireland by 18 runs in their Twenty20 international at Sabina Park .

Nagamootoo stars in T20 loss

Nagamootoo stars in T20 loss

Guyanese all rounder Mahendra Nagamootoo top scored for his club Moosai Sports and was also the best bowler capturing two wickets, but his team still went under to Queen’s Park by two wickets in the round-of-16 stage of the Carib T20 competition at the Queen’s Park Oval .

National Rifle Shooting Championships start today

The National Rifle Shooting Championships will fire off today at the Timehri rifle ranges in what is expected to be a fiercely contested tournament .

Royals and Kings record victories in LABA/ Linden Town Week Basketball Tourney

Victory Valley Royals extinguished the Flames in the first game of the 2010 Linden Town Week Basketball tournament played at the Mackenzie Sports Club Hard Court .

Dowlin and Edwards half-centuries put Windies A on top against Zimbabwe

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Skipper Travis Dowlin missed out on a century as West Indies A fought back from early setbacks to take control of their four-day, first class match against Zimbabwe on the second day at the Queen’s Park Stadium yesterday .

Hamilton baffled by fuss over his driving

SHANGHAI,(Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton has promised not to swerve his Formula One car to shake off pursuing drivers while also declaring himself baffled by the fuss over the tactics he used in the last race .

Bangalore thrashed by 57 runs

Mumbai Indians 191 for 4 (Rayudu 46, Duminy 42*, McLaren 40) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 134 for 9 (Kohli 37, Pollard 3-28) by 57 runs(Cricinfo) Royal Challengers Banga-lore’s final league game was delayed by an hour due to a couple of low-intensity blasts outside the stadium .

Potential wasted

Lendl Simmons and Dwayne Smith are two naturally gifted cricketers in whom the West Indies have invested a lot of time and money .

Spurs floor Chelsea and answer United’s prayers

LONDON, (Reuters) - A fast and fluid Tottenham Hotspur floored Premier League leaders Chelsea 2-1 yesterday in a lively London derby to give a massive boost to Manchester United’s hopes of retaining the title .

Yousuf’s ban is final – PCB

(Cricinfo)The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has said the indefinite ban imposed on Mohammad Yousuf will not be reviewed, as the former captain, who announced his retirement from international cricket, has not appealed against the penalty .

Pereira, Chattergoon lead Berbice fight for outright win

Pereira, Chattergoon lead Berbice fight for outright win

By Marlon Munroe A menacing leg spinner and two stylish batsmen were the ingredients Berbice needed to restrict Demerara to a measly total and then ease close to taking first innings honours in the final round of the GTM three-day under-19 tournament at the Eve Leary Ground yesterday .

Albouystown/Charlestown too good for Wortmanville/Werk-en-Rust

By Floyd Christie In what could be dubbed a night of comebacks and mixed fortunes, Albouystown/Charlestown came from behind and pulled off an 80-66 win in overtime against Wortmanville/Werk-en-Rust as the Mackeson National Super Ward Basketball Championships continued on Thursday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Local hockey umpire officiates at  South American championships

Local hockey umpire officiates at South American championships

Leading local hockey umpire Devin Hooper officiated at the South American Hockey Championships (SAHC) held between April 3 and 11 .

Alpha United, Walking Boys lose second round matches in CFU c/ships

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Braces from Kerry Baptiste and Jason Marcano propelled Trinidad & Tobago Pro League clubs Joe Public FC and San Juan Jabloteh respectively, to solid wins in their opening matches of the second round in the CFU Champions Cup .

GCA competitions postponed until next week

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Digicel twenty20 semi-finals originally scheduled to be played today at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) have been postponed to April 23 April from 14:00 hours at two venues which will be announced shortly .

Windies A make strong reply after Taibu fireworks

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Apr 16, CMC – West Indies A were making a strong reply to Zimbabwe’s paltry 183 all out, after Tatenda Taibu missed out on a century on the opening day of their four-day first class match at Queen’s Park Stadium yesterday .

Athletics moving forward slowly, Wilson says

Athletics moving forward slowly, Wilson says

- nothing happens overnight There is forward movement in the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG), Committee member Lyndon Wilson said and he urged that fans and stakeholders exercise patience .

Sarwan ready for runs following injury layoff

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan says his long injury layoff has left him with a big appetite for the game .

T20 tournament director upbeat over energetic response to World Cup

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – World Twenty20 Championship tournament director Robert Bryan has hailed the region’s response to the tournament, as momentum continues to build towards the start of the showpiece at month end .

Lara planning comeback with Surrey

LONDON, England, CMC – Brian Lara is planning a comeback to competitive action with Surrey in the new English Twenty20 competition, starting in June .

Uncertainty over LeBron future clouds playoffs for Cavaliers

TORONTO (Reuters) - Cleveland Cavaliers open its first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls tonight under a cloud of uncertainty about whether LeBron James will jump teams if it cannot clinch the franchise’s first title .

Deccan prevails against Punjab

-Calm Rohit outdoes Jayawardene beautyDeccan Chargers 178 for 5 (Rohit 68*, Suman 43) beat Kings XI Punjab 174 for 3 (Jayawardene 93*, Sangakkara 52) by five wickets(Cricinfo) Rohit Sharma avoided a repeat of the choke against Rajasthan Royals, and Deccan Chargers bit another bullet on route to a fourth consecutive win, one that gave them an even chance in the semi-final race .

Cole’s return boosts Chelsea as title beckons

COBHAM, England (Reuters) - Injured England defender Ashley Cole could be back in action for Premier League leaders Chelsea at Tottenham Hotspur today, manager Carlo Ancelotti said yesterday .

Merciless Nadal dismisses Ferrero in Monte CarloMerciless Nadal dismisses Ferrero in Monte Carlo

MONTE CARLO (Reuters) - Juan Carlos Ferrero had high hopes of advancing into the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters but instead smacked into an impenetrable brick wall named Rafael Nadal yesterday .

Silky Sarwan clears doubts with fourth ODI hundred

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Ramnaresh Sarwan eliminated lingering concerns about his match and physical fitness with his fourth One-day International hundred against Ireland in the Jamaica Cricket Festival yesterday .

‘Stealth Bomber’  set to fight for  world title on May 7

‘Stealth Bomber’ set to fight for world title on May 7

Two-time world champion and Guyana’s first female world boxing champion Gwendolyn ‘Stealth Bomber’ O’Neil is set to fight Crystal Davis on May 7 for the vacant Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) heavyweight title at the Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States .

Kayaking coaching clinics  held to develop sport

Kayaking coaching clinics held to develop sport

The Guyana Canoe Federation has been working eagerly to see the growth of kayaking here by conducting a number of coaching clinics in various communities throughout the country; the most recent was held at the Coverden Marina last Friday .

Regatta billed for  Splashmin’s May 1 and 2

Regatta billed for Splashmin’s May 1 and 2

Water sports are set to make a splash in Region Four next month with the hosting of a major regatta at Splashmin’s Resort and Fun Park on the Linden-Soesdyke Highway on May 1 and 2 .

Hospitals not ready for World Cup disaster -doctor

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africa’s public hospitals are completely unprepared for a disaster like a crowd stampede at the World Cup, a FIFA adviser said .

GT&T pleased to be a part of HRC  Bodybuilding and Fitness Championship

GT&T pleased to be a part of HRC Bodybuilding and Fitness Championship

Marketing Director of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T), Wyston Robertson, said yesterday that the company is pleased to partner with the Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) for the second time .

GABA hopes to transform basketball  c/ships into semi-professional league

GABA hopes to transform basketball c/ships into semi-professional league

By Floyd Christie President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Trevor Rose hopes that the current Super Ward basketball championships will transform into a semi-professional league .

Bolt returns to China

SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Usain Bolt continued to map-out his schedule for the coming international season this week .

Brathwaite, Robles breathe easier over Xiang’s challenge

SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Ryan Brathwaite and Dayron Robles can prepare for the IAAF Diamond League a little easier, following the disclosure that Liu Xiang’s coach feels he is still to reach his peak fitness .

Lee’s participation in World Twenty20 in jeopardy

(Cricinfo) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee’s participation in the upcoming World Twenty20 tournament is now in doubt after he injured his right thumb during a recent Indian Premier League (IPL) match .



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