MUMBAI, India, CMC – Rising West Indies fast bowling star Kemar Roach is among eight players from the Caribbean who will find out today if they have been successful in securing berths in the Indian Premier League auction later this month .
- claims Jamaican journalistThe selection of the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) team for the forthcoming West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) first-class tournament has been challenged in a Jamaican newspaper .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Without a four-day title in three years, regional one-day kings Trinidad & Tobago will seek to rectify their recent lack of success when they leave for Jamaica today to face Combined Campuses and Colleges in the opening round of WICB first class matches starting Friday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Leeds United were handed a tough FA Cup fourth round tie away to Tottenham Hotspur after Sunday’s momentous victory over Manchester United at Old Trafford .
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - Iran can book their place at the 2011 Asian Cup finals, ease the pressure on coach Afshin Ghotbi and give Bryan Robson’s Thailand a boost with a win over Singapore tomorrow .
DOHA, (Reuters) - Roger Federer was proud to regain his world number one status last year and wants to stay top of the rankings for as long as he can, he said on Monday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africa’s World Cup stadiums could change the image of Africa forever, or stand as spectacular monuments to extravagance and waste in a country still struggling to spread the fruits of majority rule .
CLEVELAND, Ohio, (Reuters) - Ronald Murray landed a three-pointer with 56 seconds remaining as the Charlotte Bobcats snapped the Cleveland Cavaliers’ seven-game winning streak with a 91-88 victory on Sunday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Jockeys and trainers will be offered training in dealing with the media and paid appearance money as part of a campaign by British horse racing to widen the appeal of the sport .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Seamers Morne Morkel and Dale Steyn took three England wickets each to lift South Africa on the second day of the third test yesterday .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Tillakaratne Dilshan smashed his sixth one-day century to inspire Sri Lanka to a comfortable seven-wicket win over hosts Bangladesh in the first match of the Tri-Series yesterday .
(BBC) Australia’s bowlers salvaged some pride with seven late wickets on day two but Pakistan still looked strong in the second Test with a lead of 204 runs .
KAPALUA, Hawaii, (Reuters) - For the second year in a row, Tiger Woods will be a notable absentee from the early part of the PGA Tour schedule but this time it is entirely due to self-inflicted wounds by the world number one .
CHAGUANAS, Trinidad, CMC – Top Trinidad and Tobago flyweight boxer Ria Ramnarine battled to a unanimous points decision over young Colombian Paulina Cardosa in their non-title bout on Saturday night .
BEIJING, (Reuters) - Men’s and women’s world singles champions Wang Hao and Zhang Yining have both been knocked off the top of the world table tennis rankings by younger Chinese compatriots .
AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC - New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori has given the West Indies Under-19 cricketers a major pep talk before their ICC U19 World Cup campaign .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Western Australia were left sweating on the fitness of West Indies captain Chris Gayle ahead of their must-win clash with New South Wales Blues, after the Jamaican superstar was forced to abort training yesterday because of a sore side .
By Marlon MunroeWhile on paper Guyana has arguably one of the most solid teams going into the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-Day tournament scheduled to begin January 8 in Jamaica, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) is ensuring that its 14-man team goes into the tournament well prepared for the challenges .
-Gold Target Export, Mark Interior Communications deliver as promised BK International Western Tigers Football Club on Friday received the promised sum of three million dollars for their penalty shootout semi-final win over last year’s Kashif and Shanghai football champions Pele .
As Guyana prepares for the staging of the fourth annual Caribbean Bench Press and Powerlifting championships later this year the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) has shortlisted 17 lifters to prepare for the event .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – South Australia got only a moderate contribution from their big-hitting Trinidadian Kieron Pollard but still clobbered Queensland by four wickets yesterday to jump to the top of Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash tournament standings .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago’s football magnate Jack Warner has urged more monetary support for national teams this year and says unless this happens, football authorities may be forced to make crucial amendments to the national structure .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The Leeward Islands Cricket Association (LICA) announced a 13-man squad this weekend with Steve Liburd as captain for the start of the 2010 West Indies first-class season .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Jacques Kallis defied England with another composed century to lift South Africa to 279 for six on the first day of the third test yesterday .
(BBC) Mohammad Asif claimed a career-best 6-41 as Pakistan skittled Australia for their lowest Sydney total in 15 years on day one of the second Test yesterday .
LONDON, England, CMC – Guyana’s squash ace Nicolette Fernandes is the biggest mover among the women’s world top 100 players in the January ratings released on Friday .
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo believes the recent Test series against Australia has led to his good form in the Twenty20 Big Bash and says he is intent on dominating the glitzy domestic tournament .
- Camptown stump Pele 4-2 for third According to the Chinese Zodiac, the Year of 2010 is the ‘Year of the Tiger’, which begins on February 14 .
“Competition wise, this year is one of our best ever in 20 years,” said Kashif Muhammad, co-organiser of the Kashif and Shanghai Football tournament which wrapped up last Friday at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .
Cozier on Sunday For ages strong and dynamic, universally envied and admired, pride of the people of the small, scattered otherwise insignificant third world territories it represented, West Indies cricket had suddenly gone into sharp decline in the last decade of the 20th century .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Astonishing achievements in athletics once again shot the Caribbean to international prominence but a bitter, divisive cricket dispute between the region’s major stakeholders marred last year and propelled the sport to the brink of collapse .
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Effervescent West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo snatched three wickets and then played a cameo to lift Victoria Bushrangers to a handsome six-wicket victory over New South Wales Blues with two balls to spare in the Twenty20 Big Bash yesterday .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - England’s Paul Collingwood played a full part in practice yesterday, leaving South Africa with the tough selection decisions for the third test starting today .
KINGSTON, Jamaica (CMC) – Jamaica’s coach Junior Bennett believes his charges possess the quality to defend their WICB regional four-day title and complete a hat-trick of wins .
ATLANTA, (Reuters) - Nate Robinson made an emphatic return to the New York Knicks lineup after a month in the wilderness on Friday, the guard scoring 41 points to lead his team to a 112-108 overtime win over the Atlanta Hawks .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago captain Daren Ganga says his New Year wish is to reestablish himself in the West Indies team .
Says Rawle Toney Tonight, all roads will lead the Guyana National Stadium at Providence where Alpha United will face off against BK International Western Tigers for the Kashif and Shanghai 20th football tournament championship .