CHENNAI, India, (Reuters) - India recalled Rahul Dravid to the squad on Sunday for next month’s tri-series in Sri Lanka and the Champions Trophy in South Africa .
Guyana’s Lionel D’Andrade registered another podium finish when he came in second after competing in another Kiss Bakery’s 5K in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) over the weekend .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The St Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) international Shandel Samuel netted one of four goals for Ma Pau as they ran past Caledonia AIA 4-2 in Trinidad and Tobago’s Digicel Pro League on Friday night .
Guyana’s three-member team of athletes got off to a good start with a 2-out-of-2 success rate in the opening rounds of the 12th World Champion-ships (WC) in Athletics now underway in Berlin, Germany .
By Marlon Munroe A magnificent century by Pamela Lavine failed to rescue Barbados from going under by 15 runs to defending champions Jamaica in the WICB Senior Women’s Challenge 50-over tournament at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground yesterday .
BK International Western Tigers stunned the Pele contingent with a 2-0 victory while the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) easily disposed of Flamingo when the first night of second round action in the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) organized Cellink Plus 2009 Premier League resumed at the Tucville Playfield on Friday .
When he came to his review of relationships with the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) in his second annual report as unchallenged president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) last week, Dr Julian Hunte was in bullish mood .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan will again seek the help of a sports psychologist to inspire them to repeat their Twenty20 World Cup success in the ICC Champions Trophy in South Africa .
TUCSON, Arizona, CMC – Guyana’s former world boxing champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris suffered a scary head injury in an aborted non-title bout Friday night against Mexico’s Noe Bolanos .
Trix Under-17 Football Competition…Fruta Conquerors and Sunburst Camptown drain opponents to reach finals
The Fruta Conquerors and Sunburst Camptown Football Clubs sank their opponents in the semi-finals of the Trix Under-17 Football Tournament at the Camptown Ground yesterday to set up another ‘clash of the juices’ showdown for top honours .
- 14-member team wings out today for Barbados A well-outfitted Guyana contingent will depart these shores today for Barbados where they will take part in the fourth Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Tournament .
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Magistrate Priya Beharry granted a man accused of stealing a bottle of coffee from the Fogarty’s Supermarket $20,000 bail when he appeared in the Georgetown Magistrate’s Court on Friday .
- Olympic 100 and 200m champion Usain Bolt will look to leave his own personal stamp on this year’s World Championships which begins today in Berlin but will find American Tyson Gay standing in his wayBERLIN, Germany, CMC – Phenomenal Jamaican Usain Bolt and reigning champion Tyson Gay, of the USA, are the undisputed star attractions at the 12th IAAF World Championship and fans will not have to wait long to see them .
The Rastafari Patriots will resume their rivalry against the Baldheads on August 22 at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground but unlike the two previous occasions, both teams have added overseas-based players to their lineup to help strengthen their chances .
Local speedster Stephen ‘Valentino Rossi’ Vieira says that he is hoping to transfer his winning ways from the South Dakota Circuit in Guyana to the Bushy Park race circuit which will play host to the second round of the Caribbean Race of Champions series .
Sydney Christophe and Michelle John turned in outstanding performances in the New York Table Tennis Federation event held recently at the club’s headquarters in Manhattan, NYC .
By Orin DavidsonOnly in the West Indies would you find an `Old Boys Club’ being allowed to run a professional sports organisation into the ground .
By Marlon MunroeWomen from seven Caribbean nations will contest the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Senior Women’s Challenge 50 limited overs tournament which bowls off today .
By Marlon Munroe The East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) concluded its two-week cricket academy with president Bissondial Singh urging participants to utilize the new found knowledge for the development of self and more particularly for the development of the game .
Scottsburg United and Port Mourant through to semis Scottsburg United and Port Mourant have moved onto the semi-final round of the 2009 Spready’s Bakery Under-19 50-overs cricket competition in Berbice after registering easy victories against their opponents in the quarter-final matches .
MEXICO CITY, Mexico, CMC – The World Boxing Council (WBC) on Thursday sanctioned the November rematch between the Jamaican Glen Johnson and the undefeated American Chad Dawson .
It was considered one of the biggest tournaments to grace the Linden community when it was first held last year and this time the organizers are promising an even bigger Brush’s Basketball Classic which will run from August 21-29 at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) hard court .
Sheik Promotions in association with the Guyana Softball League (GSL) will host a Floodlight Softball Competition tonight at the Ogle Community Centre ground .
John Dyson was sacked yesterday from the most hopeless job in international cricket .
Amelia’s Ward United relegatedNetrockers have won the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) Stag B-League by virtue of a superior goal difference and have also retained their first division status following a hard fought 1-1 draw with a 10-man Hi Stars in the final game of the league at the Bayrock Ground on Wednesday .
CHASKA, Minnesota, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods fired a five-under-par 67 to set the early pace at the U .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - Women’s boxing will make its first appearance on the Olympic programme at the London 2012 Games, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - WBC heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko can not see his upcoming title bout with undefeated challenger Cristobal Arreola lasting the distance .
The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) 2009 Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) Cellink Plus Premier League resumes tonight with the first double header of the second round at the Tucville Playfield .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Former test captain Javed Miandad has been appointed as batting consultant to prepare Pakistan for next month’s Champions Trophy in South Africa, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said yesterday .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan off spinner Saeed Ajmal has been fined 15 percent of his match fee for a breach of the International Cricket Council (ICC) code of conduct rules in Wednesday’s Twenty20 international win over hosts Sri Lanka .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Former England batsman Marcus Trescothick woke up in a cold sweat this week at the thought of a possible recall for the final Ashes test against Australia at the Oval, he said yesterday .
CINCINNATI, (Reuters) - Unseeded Kim Clijsters reached the quarter-finals of the Cincinnati Open with a 6-4 4-6 6-2 win over French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova yesterday while Serena and Venus Williams were eliminated .
Manager of the Medicine Chest Jackie McDonald-Fraser has assisted the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) by providing full coverage for national table tennis player Chelsea Edghill .
By Marlon Munroe Members of the female national cricket team yesterday exuded confidence before the team’s warm-up session at the GNIC cricket ground that they have the winning formula to lift the WICB Senior Women’s Challenge 50-over trophy when the tournament bowls off tomorrow in Guyana .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - If Usain Bolt plans to break his 100 metres world record at this weekend’s world championships, he is going to have company, confident American rival Tyson Gay said yesterday .