National player Moen Gafoor emerged overall champion of the Scrabble tournament organized by the Guyana Association of Scrabble Players at the Malteenoes Sports Club yesterday .
Carifta Games gold medalist Britany van Lange finished second in her heat of the women’s 200m freestyle event at the FINA (World Swimming Federation) World Championships (25m) yesterday .
Guyana’s Jessica Stephenson copped a gold medal and set a new record in the girls’ 13 – 14 years-old 50m breaststroke event at the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) Invitational Swim Meet on Saturday .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar scored his 50th test century yesterday but it looked unlikely to save India from losing the first test against South Africa .
Former national junior chess champion Cecil Cox yesterday led the Queen’s College `A’ team to victory in the national schools chess tournament which ended at the Carifesta Sports Complex, Carifesta Avenue .
PERTH, (Reuters) - A defiant Australia regained their traditional Ashes swagger in Perth yesterday, routing England by 267 runs to level the series while hailing the momentum-swinging return of their mercurial pace bowler Mitchell Johnson .
Corriverton Primary School was adjudged the best performing school at the Inter-School Christmas Mini-Tennis competition that ended Saturday .
(Cricinfo) An International Cricket Council’s (ICC) inspection team has raised serious concerns over the preparedness of two key World Cup venues - Eden Gardens in Kolkata and the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai - in time for the tournament, which begins on February 19, 2011 .
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Victoria have been charged with ball-tampering after the umpires found suspicious marks on the ball during their eight wicket Sheffield Shield victory over South Australia .
Auto Fashion is continuing its support for the annual Christmas football extravanganza known as the Kashif and Shanghai tournament .
Four more teams will have their Kashif and Shanghai title hopes shattered tonight when the 21st annual knockout tournament continues with two double headers at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) and Blairmont Community Centre (BCC) Grounds .
After starting close to two hours late the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) Champion of Champions tournament got underway with Eon ‘No Nonsense’ Bancroft stopping Rock Watson in the first round at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last night .
Guyana’s Jessica Stephenson captured a gold medal while Olympian Niall Roberts copped silver when the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) Invitational Swim Meet continued on Friday .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship will be without the region’s three biggest stars but a high-ranking West Indies Cricket Board official believes their absence provides the opportunity for new exciting players to emerge .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados’ netball coach Alwyn Babb has quit the post ahead of next July’s World Netball Championships in Singapore, citing conflict with newly-elected president Juanita Cordle .
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Pre-tournament favourites India have named only two uncapped One-Day International players in a 30-man preliminary squad rolled out yesterday in preparation for next year’s Cricket World Cup .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The sizzling hot Miami Heat and their Big Three of LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh scorched the New York Knicks 113-91 for their 11th win in a row Friday at Madison Square Garden .
PERTH (Reuters) - Mike Hussey produced a sparkling century before Australia’s pace bowlers destroyed England’s top order to push the hosts to the brink of a series-levelling victory on day three of third Ashes Test in Perth yesterday .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Orlando Magic underwent a stunning transformation with a pair of blockbuster trades yesterday, acquiring Washington Wizards’ troubled All Star Gilbert Arenas along with Hedo Turkoglu and Jason Richardson .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - India will be batting to save the first Test today after a torrent of runs from Jacques Kallis and AB de Villiers on day three put South Africa in a match winning position at Centurion .
Clyde Butts and his fellow selectors have received an early Christmas present .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Newly re-appointed Trinidad and Tobago cricket manager Omar Khan has vowed to return some measure of success to the national side, following a string of recent failures .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Britain’s sporting weekend was decimated by heavy snow and sub-zero temperatures with today’s Premier League showdown between Chelsea and Manchester United among the hundreds of fixtures to be called off .
Guyana’s Goodwill Games gold medalist, Britany van Lange, and team mate Ronaldo Rodrigues won their respective heats of the women’s 50m freestyle and men’s 50m breaststroke events yesterday at the FINA (World Swimming Federation) World Championships (25m) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates .
Four national women cricketers who have been selected to tour India with the West Indies women’s team early next year recently received a large monetary donation from the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) .
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Guyanese swimmers participating at the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) Invitational Swim Meet carved out a number of new personal best (PB) times on Thursday .
Guyana’s junior swimmer Ronaldo Rodrigues recorded two more personal best times when he participated in the men’s 50m butterfly and 200m breaststroke events yesterday at the FINA (World Swimming Federation) World Championships (25m) in the United Arab Emirates, Dubai .
The Muslim Youth Organization (MYO) of Guyana will get the ball rolling early in the New Year when they bowl off their Inter-Jamaat Tapeball round robin cricket competition .
TORONTO, Canada, CMC – Ashish Bagai has returned to lead a Canada 15-man squad announced for next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship in Antigua and Barbados .
PERTH, (Reuters) - Mercurial paceman Mitchell Johnson rediscovered his lost form to help Australia skittle England for 187 and wrest back the initiative on a pulsating second day of the third Ashes test yesterday .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Unbeaten centuries by Jacques Kallis and Hashim Amla put South Africa totally in control against the inconsistent India attack on the second day of the first test yesterday .
A punch has not yet been thrown but the tension is at fever pitch for the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) Champion of Champions tournament which begins tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) from 19:00 hours .
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LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr was arrested at a Las Vegas casino on a misdemeanor battery charge after he allegedly assaulted a security guard at his gated community, authorities said yesterday .