BRIDGETOWN, (Reuters) - England batsman Kevin Pietersen is flying home from the Twenty20 World Cup to be with his wife for the birth of their first child and is planning to jet back to the Caribbean in time for the semi-finals .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Awful fielding, terrible bowling, and disastrous batting epitomised a 57-run defeat for West Indies at the hands of Sri Lanka in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
Some of the best basketball players out of Georgetown and Linden will go head to head when Albouystown-Charlestown clash with Central Mackenzie in the finals of the Mackeson National Super Ward Basketball Championship, which begin tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
– Toolsie Persaud assists The Enmore Athletics Club has formed an alliance with the Birth Athletic Club of Trinidad & Tobago for local sprint ace Kenneth Semple to spend a two-month training stint there .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) named a 24-man training squad yesterday for the upcoming regional under-19 tournament in St Vincent and the Grenadines in late July .
With both finals going down to the wire, the Hikers men and National ladies managed to secure success when Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) opened its 2010 season with a warm-up one-day tournament at Thirst Park on Sunday last .
Overall winner of the 2010 Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Championship title Royston Booker received his well deserved prize of one RX Yamaha 100 motorcycle on Wednesday .
ORLANDO, (Reuters) - The Orlando Magic followed up their series opening annihilation of the Atlanta Hawks with a 112-98 victory on Thursday to open a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-finals .
BEIJING, (Reuters) - China coach Shang Ruihua is questioning the eligibility of South Korean player Park Eun-Sun for the upcoming women’s Asian Cup and has urged authorities to conduct a gender test, local media reported .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Togo will have their African Nations Cup ban lifted after FIFA boss Sepp Blatter brokered an agreement with the Confederation of African Football (CAF) in Zurich yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Final day twists in the race for the Premier League title are extremely rare but Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson knows from his experience that strange things can sometimes happen under pressure .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - Michael Schumacher shook off his comeback rust yesterday after setting the third fastest time in Spanish Grand Prix practice behind Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel and Mark Webber .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Set-up by powerful batting from openers David Warner and Shane Watson, Australia romped to a comfortable 45-run victory over India in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – An irrepressible West Indies side strode gallantly into the semi-finals of the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship when they pulled off a dramatic last-over win over England yesterday to send the title-holders crashing from the tournament .
West Indies most successful Captain Clive ‘Super Cat’ Lloyd said the hosts of the ICC World T20 Championships can reap good rewards if they play intelligent cricket .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies begin their quest today to reach the final of the World Twenty20 Championship when they play their first match of the crucial Super Eight second round against Sri Lanka .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) recently honoured Under-19 Captain Harrinarine Chattergoon with the MVP title in both the three-day and one-day tourneys .
Following the postponement of a match on Wednesday owing to rainfall, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League Tournament is expected to continue today with the next successive round, good weather allowing .
Mahaica and Buxton Stars record victories Mahaica Determinators and Bakewell Buxton Stars were the first two teams to record victories in the second round of the East Coast Mackeson Premiere League .
Mohammed, Ferrier and Blyden shine in last round Guyanese cricketers ensured Aranguez reached a mammoth 409-6 declared against Canefarm in the last round of the Trinidad and Tobago Two-day League championships over the weekend .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – All-rounder Darren Sammy would readily trade in his consecutive Man-of-the-Match awards for the West Indies continued success in the World Twenty20 Championship .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6, CMC – A late flourish from Albie Morkel set South Africa up for a 13-run victory over New Zealand in the second Super Eight match of the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Middle order batsman Mithali Raj’s cameo 44 was not enough to prevent India from a 10-run loss to New Zealand in their Group B clash in the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship at Warner Park yesterday .
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies A launched their tour of Bangladesh in fine style yesterday, beating South Africa A by 11 runs in their opening match of the Tri-Nation Limited Overs series .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An enterprising half-century from Kevin Pietersen propelled England to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has defended the fitness of injury-plagued fast bowler Jerome Taylor who is yet to play a match in the World Twenty20 Championship .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in a nail-biter at Warner Park to start their campaign in the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship on a winning note .
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida, (Reuters) - Long-hitting American JB Holmes set the early pace at the Players Championship yesterday as late starter Tiger Woods parred his first five holes .
-as GRFU fine tune preparations for hosting of CAC Games By Floyd ChristieAs part of the preparations for the upcoming Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games to be held at the National Stadium on July 24 and 25, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Rugby Seven’s Club League is scheduled to begin on Saturday at the National Park .
By Tamica GarnettWhile rain called a halt to most of yesterday’s sporting activities, a scrabble tournament thrived beneath the cozy shelter of the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC)building .
By Floyd ChristieStating that the tournament is heading in the right director Guyana’s most decorated male bodybuilder Hugh Ross feels that the time may be ripe to make the biannual Hugh Ross Bodybuilding Classic into an annual affair .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Morne Morkel ended with career-best figures, as South Africa ruthlessly formalised a place in the Super Eights with a crushing 59-run victory over lightweights Afghanistan in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Australia beat title-holders in a dramatic finish to their opening game of the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship at Warner Park here yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Teenaged West Indies batsman Deandra Dottin said yesterday she had taken a do-or-die approach in scoring her historic century against South Africa .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A will launch their tour of Bangladesh today when they clash with South Africa A in the second match of a triangular limited overs series in Dhaka .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Teenager Deandra Dottin blasted the first ever century in Women’s Twenty20 Internationals, as she propelled West Indies to a 17-run win over South Africa in the opening match of the World T20 Championship here yesterday .
ROME, (Reuters) - Serena Williams huffed and puffed into the Italian Open quarter-finals yesterday but promised fans they could expect “sexy” Serena on court to face Russian Maria Kirilenko in the last eight .