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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Guyana’s top female football referee Dianne Ferreira-James has been appointed to officiate in the FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup in Germany starting next week .
PORT ELIZABETH, (Reuters) - Germany and Uruguay will hope to salvage some pride in their third-place playoff match today after devastating semi-final defeats earlier this week .
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NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers called LeBron James selfish for his decision to seek a championship with the Miami Heat and promised the hard-luck city an NBA title before the six-time All-Star gets one .
Coca-Cola and Banks DIH yesterday declared their sponsorship of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Rugby Sevens Games and North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Rugby Sevens Championships which will be held at the National Stadium, Providence from July 24-30 .
Kemar Roach, the Barbados fast bowler, has issued a warning to opposing teams in the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 Tournament .
Former Trinidad and Tobago Under-15 MVP Nyron Motilal headlines a list of 16 Under-17 cricketers who will travel to Guyana on a development tour from August 8-19 .
The True Champions Volleyball Tournament is nearing realization as more than 10 teams have confirmed participation for the upcoming Castrol Strikers and Guyana Volleyball Federation-organised Tournament which is being sponsored by Tradewind TankersThe tournament which is sponsored by Tradewind Tankers is scheduled to commence on July 17 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Bangladesh recalled former captain Mohammad Ashraful and all-rounder Naeem Islam yesterday after batsman Roqibul Hassan and wicketkeeper Mushfiqur Rahim were ruled out of the ongoing one-day series against England .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka fast bowler Lasith Malinga has been included in the 16-member squad for the three-test series against India starting at Galle on July 18 .
-Bourda members concerned about planned exclusion of cricketBy Marlon Munroe The government is to submit a comprehensive proposal outlining its vision for the possible merger of the historic Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda, and the Georgetown Football Club to create a sports facility .
By Floyd Christie The national men’s rugby squad is “well on course right now,” according to their coach Theodore Henry .
KINGSTON, (Reuters) - Jamaica’s Olympic and world 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser has tested positive, her track club (MVP) president Bruce James said .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - LeBron James announced last night he was leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers to join Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh at the Miami Heat next season, ending one of the biggest transfer sagas in U .
By Tamika Garnett Dian Gladstone, mother of Youth Olympic Games Scholarship awardee, Jevina Sampson, after returning from the assessment interview at the Singapore Sports School from June 14–18, has affirmed that her daughter will be accepting the scholarship once the offer is confirmed .
By Marlon Munroe The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) practice facility in the compound of the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) ground, Woolford Avenue, is now a sanctuary for cows, wasps and vines .
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JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - The refereeing system will change for the next World Cup with goalline technology and extra officials being considered, FIFA said yesterday .
DURBAN, (Reuters) - The sheer quality of Spain’s performance in the 1-0 win over Germany that sent the European champions into their first World Cup final has prompted coach Vicente del Bosque to wax lyrical over his talented team .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Netherlands striker Robin van Persie had saved his best for last and was set to shine in the World Cup final against Spain, said coach Bert van Marwijk .
HELSINKI, (Reuters) - South African world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya will return to competition next Thursday in the Finnish town of Lappeenranta, after an enforced break due to controversial gender tests, her agent said .
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) - Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt overcame a nagging Achilles tendon strain to equal the season’s fastest 100 metres at the Lausanne Athletissima Diamond League yesterday .
MONTARGIS, France, (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish burst into tears and broke down on the podium as weeks and months of tension were finally released by victory in the fifth stage of the Tour de France yesterday .
BERLIN, (Reuters Life!) - Some Germans are calling for a public roasting of the oracle octopus who correctly picked the winner of all six of their national soccer team’s World Cup matches — including a bitter defeat to Spain yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Ian Bell hit an unbeaten 84 on his first one-day international appearance since November 2008 to guide England to a six-wicket win over Bangladesh yesterday .
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) has selected 10 of its most promising junior stars to attend the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior Tennis Championships set for St Vincent and the Grenadines in August .
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, (Reuters) - Carles Puyol’s match-winning header against Germany in Wednesday’s World Cup semi-final was the fruit of a move worked out on the training ground at Barcelona, the defender said yesterday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Spain killed off Germany with a single goal in a pulsating World Cup semi yesterday to set up a final with the Netherlands where a new winner of soccer’s biggest prize will be crowned .
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, CMC – Usain Bolt returns to competition in today’s Diamond League meet here, following an injury .
Local golfers will be looking for an improvement in the weather as they prepare for the Annual Trophy Stall Medal Play tournament on Saturday at the Lusignan Golf course .
REIMS, France, (Reuters) - Alessandro Petacchi produced a sparkling sprint to grab his second victory of the 2010 Tour yesterday in the 153 .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - LeBron James will end one of the most compelling transfer sagas the National Basketball Association (NBA) has encountered by revealing which team he will play for next season in a one-hour televised broadcast today, ESPN said on their website Tuesday .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh will team up for the Miami Heat after the two free agents ended months of speculation about their futures by confirming their plans for next season .