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 .
BERLIN, Reuters) - Usain Bolt’s love affair with the yam will literally step up a level tomorrow when the Jamaican starts his world championship campaign in newly-designed glitzy orange spikes named after the humble root vegetable .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Cornell Glen’s early first half strike was enough to earn Trinidad & Tobago’s Soca Warriors a 1-0 victory over El Salvador on Wednesday night, and keep alive the country’s slim hopes of reaching the 2010 World Cup in South Africa .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport presented a quantity of sport equipment to the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG) yesterday as part of its drive to get young people involved in sport .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Sports Minister Olivia Grange has appointed retired Court of Appeals judge Ransford Langrin to head the Jamaica Anti-Doping Appeals Tribunal, as the latest chapter in the athletics drugs scandal unfolded here .
TRANMERE, England, CMC – Grenadian striker Kithson Bain is poised to sign a contract with English League One side Tranmere Rovers .
Paulette Jhingoree was wrestling with a big problem yesterday .
“It’s been a fight the Guyanese people wanted to see for a long time and it was in the making for sometime now and we are happy to give a quality fight,” promoter Odinga Lumumba said in an interview with Stabroek Sport yesterday about the upcoming clash between Raul Frank and Andrew ‘Six-Head’ Lewis .
In a simple ceremony yesterday in the boardroom at the Banks DIH Building, Thirst Park, all the top performers at the recently-concluded Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Guinness Futsal competition received their prizes .
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, CMC – The Cayman Island’s No .
- GCA President Mentore ‘My understanding of arbitration is to reach a winning solution for everyone and when I see WIPA operating as if they won arbitration talks I do not see it as a plus but a negative’By Marlon MunroeIn resolving the dispute between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) West Indies cricket not the WICB nor the WIPA should be the winner .
N/A topples Stabroek Market as walkovers continue Walkovers continue to plague the Power Stout Inter-Market Football Competition with Wismar Market being the latest team to gain a victory via that route when Vendors Arcade failed to show while New Amsterdam got past Stabroek Market at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground on Tuesday .
Hillfoot Strikers will square off with Dynas Bravado in the Guyana Softball and Windball Cricket Association (GS&WCA) sponsored 15-15 Tapeball Cricket final on August 22 following semi-final matches last weekend at the GS&WCA ground on Carifesta Avenue .
- Guyana play to next draw French Guiana defeated hosts Suriname in the final match of the Four Nation Goodwill Series to claim the title while Guyana played to a draw against Netherlands Antilles in the third of their three matches, finishing third in the competition .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The World Boxing Association (WBA) has ordered an early September rematch of its controversial mini-flyweight bout last month in Trinidad between local fighter Ria Ramnarine and Venezuela’s Ana Fernandez .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Julian Hunte has said his board has embraced the majority of recommendations in the PJ Patterson Report but those pronouncements have left former WICB president Ken Gordon puzzled .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Local cricket officials Rangy Nanan and Bruce Aanensen have expressed surprise that Julian Hunte was returned unopposed as president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Pakistan clinched a 52-run victory over Sri Lanka in a one-off Twenty20 international to finish their losing tour on a high yesterday .
By Tiadi BlairA 20-member team will be representing Guyana at the 15th Goodwill Championships which begin tomorrow in Barbados .
- IAAF intervenes and gets Jamaican star athletes reinstated BERLIN, Germany, CMC – A dramatic intervention by the IAAF has forced Jamaica’s track and field officials to reverse a decision to axe Olympic champions Shelly-Ann Fraser and Melaine Walker and star sprinter Asafa Powell from their World Championship team .
- lack of effective sponsorship,GRA matter,among issues citedThe Guyana Wrestle Mania which was set for this Saturday at the National Park has hit yet another snag so the promoters announced yesterday that the event has been postponed until October 31 .
By Tiadi BlairGuyana’s Olympian Niall Roberts and the ever-improving Noelle Smith upon their return from the FINA World Championships in Italy are both hoping to fully recover before heading into the 15th Goodwill Championships slated for August 14-16 in Barbados .
Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United were crowned the inaugural champions of the Victoria Kings organized East Coast Football Reunion and are now $500,000 richer after defeating Fruta Conquerors in the final on Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground .
The Guyana Squash Association (GSA) team to this year’s Caribbean Senior Championships in the Cayman Islands from August 17-22, yesterday received a much needed boost from Ansa McAl under their Smalta brand when a sponsorship cheque valued at $906,902 was presented to them .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England batsman Kevin Pietersen’s recovery from an Achilles injury has been delayed due to a complication following surgery, the England and Wales Cricket Board said yesterday .