PHOENIX, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns restored some firepower after losing forward Amar’e Stoudemire to free agency by agreeing trades to acquire Hedo Turkoglu and Josh Childress from the Toronto Raptors and Atlanta Hawks, nba .
BERLIN, (Reuters Life!) - Paul the oracle octopus was given a replica of the World Cup yesterday as a reward for his perfect eight-for-eight record in picking matches as bettors worldwide collected their winnings based on his selections .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt said he will not compete at next month’s Diamond League meeting in London because of Britain’s tax laws .
MORZINE, France, (Reuters) - A day after his dreams of an eighth Tour de France victory were all but ended, Lance Armstrong was back on the bike for a training ride as the peloton enjoyed a rest day yesterday .
-Thomas Mueller awarded `Golden Boot’ JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Uruguay’s Diego Forlan won the best player of the tournament award yesterday after lighting up the World Cup with some wonderful goals that helped his team become South America’s only semi-finalist .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter admitted yesterday that he was let down by the behaviour of the players in Sunday’s World Cup final between Netherlands and Spain .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Spain stunned the Netherlands to win their first World Cup yesterday in sensational fashion with a goal in the last minutes of extra time .
MORZINE-AVORIAZ, France, (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong’s hopes of winning an unprecedented eighth Tour de France were ruined yesterday when the first Alpine stage proved too much for him to handle .
By Tamica Garnett President of the Athletics Association of Guyana, Colin Boyce, says should the weather prove favorable the association will stage a developmental meet later this month .
The tennis courts of the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel will today be tramped by the feet of many eager and potential tennis stars with the launch of the sixth annual P & P Insurance Lawn Tennis Summer Camp from 9am .
Top seed Victoria Arjoon and Mary Fung-a-Fat kept Guyana in the hunt for individual titles on day two of the Caribbean Junior Squash Championships in the Cayman Islands by reaching the finals of their respective divisions .
By Marlon Munroe It is starting to appear as a foregone conclusion that when a Berbice team reaches the final of a tournament it will win .
By Floyd Christie Albert Philander delivered a top class performance to emerge from deep within the pack to restrict defending Champion Warren ‘Forty’ McKay to second place and cash in on the winning trophy in the annual Ballot Box Martyrs 55-mile cycle road race yesterday .
-Green pleased with showing of male veteransFresh from a successful staging of its first veterans table tennis tournament the Guyana Police Force (GPF) is planning a second tournament with the ladies in mind .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England have called up Ravi Bopara as a replacement for injured batsman Ian Bell for today’s final one-day international against Bangladesh, the English Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - The world’s most impressive passing team, Spain, face an explosive Netherlands attack in a highly anticipated World Cup final today with the only certainty being a new, first-time, world champion .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Some 14 African presidents, a king, a queen, a prince and an emir are expected to attend today’s World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands, FIFA said yesterday .
- After conquering the Caribbean top rifle shooter Ransford Goodluck has turned his sights to Bisley and the Commonwealth Games in search of major hardware in an effort to crown an outstanding career After winning a unprecedented six Caribbean rifle shooting individual titles; competed at four Commonwealth Games and being named Sportsman of the year there seems precious little remaining on the horizon for shooting sensation Ransford Goodluck .
National fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud is spearheading a six-man rifle shooting team to Bisley rifle shooting championships in the United Kingdom .
On July 16, 1973 two youths, Jagan Ramessar and Parmanand Bholanauth were gunned down while trying to prevent armed agents from removing ballot boxes from the New Market Primary School at Number 63 Village, Corentyne .
By Tamica GarnettPresident of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG), Colin Boyce, and President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) K .
The second half of the horse race calendar is off to a busy start with the Norman Singh Memorial Turf Club (NSMTC) at Silver Park No .
Spiking volleyball action in the Aracari Beach Volleyball Classic which served off on June 5 at the Aracari Resort, West Bank Demerara, has been put on pause, according to the tournament organizers .
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) will stage its annual general meeting this month -end .
PORT ELIZABETH, (Reuters) - Germany showed their legendary resilience yesterday when they came from behind to beat Uruguay 3-2 in a thrilling third-place World Cup playoff .
TORONTO, (Reuters) - The decision by LeBron James to join the Miami Heat along with Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh creates an instant powerhouse that will be expected by many to rule the NBA for years to come .
GATESHEAD, England, (Reuters) - Asafa Powell attributed his loss to Tyson Gay over 100 metres at the Diamond League meeting in Gateshead yesterday to a poor memory .
LES ROUSSES, France, (Reuters) - For the second time in a week, Sylvain Chavanel capitalised on his rivals’ missteps to seize the overall lead of the Tour de France yesterday .
BRISTOL, England, (Reuters) - Bangladesh scored their first victory over England in Test or One-day Internationals yesterday when they defeated the world Twenty20 champions by five runs .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Sulieman Benn will pay a heavy price for his unwelcomed entry into South Africa’s dressing room during the ill-tempered third Test in his native Barbados last month .
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By Marlon Munroe Georgetown’s Flex Text and Upper Corentyne’s Free Weekend will clash in tonight’s final at the Guyana National Stadium after they comfortably disposed of East Coast Demerara Flex Check and New Amsterdam Free Credit respectively last night at the same venue in the DigicelTwenty20 competition .
By Floyd ChristieCoordinator of the recently concluded National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF), Chris Bowman, says “the tournament this year was most definitely a success .
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A Memorial Service was held yesterday for former Sports administrator and business executive Ken de Abreau who passed away last week in the United States .
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