The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) is considering the prospect of hosting a ‘Guyana Open’ regional swim meet next year, when the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS) $455 million Olympic-size swimming pool is completed .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies discard Wavell Hinds will lead Jamaica in the upcoming Caribbean Twenty20 Championship after selectors shockingly axed Tamar Lambert just months after he skippered the side in the inaugural tournament .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Embattled Soca Warriors head coach Russell Latapy will now know his fate after the top brass of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation meet just before Christmas Day .
The T&T domino team of Georgetown were crowned champions of the Ivanoff Vodka National Domino Tournament which came to an end at theDemerara Cricket Club Queenstown .
ABU DHABI, (Reuters) - TP Mazembe became the first African team to reach the Club World Cup final with a shock 2-0 win over Internacional of Brazil yesterday .
The first knockout round of the 21st Kashif and Shanghai football tournament commences tonight with what is expected to be a thrilling double header at the Georgetown Football Club Ground from 6pm .
President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Kit Nascimento last evening said that the GRFU will today issue a statement, giving full details of the three suspended rugby players’ actions of misconduct and indiscipline at this year’s Commonwealth Games .
The Fruta Conquerors organizers have rescheduled the finals of the NAMILCO Football Festival to next year .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A disappointed West Indies made a quiet return to the Caribbean on Monday evening, following an anti-climatic end to the rain-ravaged tour of Sri Lanka .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The red-hot Miami Heat used an 18-2 second-half run to blow past the New Orleans Hornets 96-84 on Monday for their ninth successive victory .
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr Frank Anthony is not about to rush to get the new $455m swimming pool in operation .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel said yesterday the contest between the home side’s fast bowlers and India opener Virender Sehwag would be the key contest in the forthcoming three-test series .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Sri Lanka Cricket’s chairman of selectors Aravinda de Silva says the postponed One-Day International series against West Indies was a big blow to the selection process ahead of next year’s World Cup in Asia .
PERTH, (Reuters) - Recalled opener Phil Hughes has promised Australia the kind of brisk starts which Virender Sehwag so frequently provides for India .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rain has forced the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board to delay naming their squad for next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Mitchell Johnson is hoping his perspiration in the nets will provide inspiration to Australia’s selectors and earn him a recall for the third Ashes test against England in Perth this week .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A West Indies Cricket Board director says he has no qualms with the decision by Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard to opt out of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship in favour of Australia’s lucrative Big Bash .
The annual Kashif and Shanghai football tournament opened Sunday evening with the usual pomp and splendour as two of Guyana’s leading footballers, former national captain Charles “Lilly” Pollard and striker Collie “Hitman” Hercules were honoured for their contribution to the sport locally at the ceremony .
President of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA), Henry Greene emphatically declared Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall that “table tennis is back” in Guyana .
Wayne Dover, Coach of the Guyana All Stars team which defeated Atletico Roraima Sunday night as the annual Kashif and Shanghai football extravaganza got underway is of the opinion that the side performed “creditably .
Berbice’s Neil Reece took top honours in the open and junior categories of the Phillip Arokium Memorial 40-mile cycle road race which ended at New Amsterdam, Berbice on Sunday .
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) will be collaborating with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS) to throw up an official table tennis facility at the Racquet Centre being built at Camp Street and Woolford Avenue .
Rice Quality Consultant from Argentina, Pierre Boucher, played unbeaten to accumulate 6 .
The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) has earmarked female racquet wielder Trenace Lowe to participate in the 2012 Olympic Games in London and beyond .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is scheduled to sign off the contract for the synthetic track and construction work is expected to begin at Leonora on the West Coast of Demerara before yearend .
Dale Hing emerged as the top gun at last Sunday’s Spads Incorporated yearend small-bore shooting championships held at the Timehri ranges .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - England could go through the entire tour of Australia unbeaten according to wicketkeeper Matt Prior, who scored a century to help the tourists grind out a draw against state side Victoria over the weekend .
Marathon Man created a major upset in winning the feature B class event when the Port Mourant Turf Club staged its pre-Christmas horse race meet at the club’s track on Sunday at Port Mourant, Corentyne, Berbice .
ST JOHN’S Antigua, CMC – World record holder Deandra Dottin and the highly rated Stafanie Taylor were among six women’s players awarded central retainer contracts by the West Indies Cricket Board yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Fast bowler Carlos Brathwaite is the lone newcomer in a Barbados 14-man squad announced Monday to contest next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Dominican Billy Doctrove was among 18 umpires named Sunday to stand in next year’s Cricket World Cup in Asia .
Guyana’s Under-17 footballers failed to record a win in their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) second round World Cup preliminary competition when they were beaten by Barbados 6-1 in the Dominican Republic on Sunday .
The Developmental and Planning Committee of the Police Progressive Youth Club will stage its 2010 Awards Ceremony on Friday at the Police Sports Club, Eve Leary .
Talent triumphed over training, activity and several other factors as national men’s singles champion Godfrey Munroe successfully defended his title when the Vita Malt 2010 national Open table tennis championships climaxed at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last night .
Jack Finglton, the Australian batsman of the 1930s and one of the most entertaining writers on the game, devoted a book to it and entitled it “The Greatest Test of All” .
The overseas-based duo of Paul David and Trenace Lowe yesterday won the mixed doubles title as the Vita Malt national Open Table Tennis championships ended at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .