CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - India’s determination to avoid defeat yesterday killed off any chances of a thrilling finale in the third and final test against South Africa .
Facing a calendar packed with competitions, Guyana’s star swimmer Jessica Stephenson is prioritising the meets she will attend while trying to avoid physical burnout .
Defending champions in the MYO Inter-Jamaat 10-over tape ball round-robin cricket competition Enmore beat Grove Falcons while Farm defeated Mocha on the first day of this year’s tournament .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Paul Collingwood is to quit test cricket after the fifth Ashes encounter, the England batsman said yesterday, going out on a high after helping to retain the famous urn in Australia for the first time in 24 years .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards and prodigious left-hander Brian Lara are the only two West Indians voted to an all-time One-Day International dream team to commemorate the 40th anniversary of ODIs .
Over the past year lawn tennis has slowly been moving into the limelight with the GLTA taking steps to broaden junior players’ experience through participation in international tournaments and by introducing the sport in schools to scout up and coming talent .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Jacques Kallis defied medical advice to score a magnificent century which put South Africa in position to win the deciding third test against India yesterday .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Kieron Pollard smashed a typically explosive half-century but it was not enough to save South Australia from a 21-run loss to New South Wales in their opening game of the Twenty20 Big Bash on Tuesday .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - A dominant Alastair Cook scored 189 and Ian Bell his first century against Australia as England took a commanding first innings lead of 208 at the close of play on the third day of the fifth Ashes test yesterday .
(BBC) Australia captain Michael Clarke has rejected claims that team-mate Phillip Hughes attempted to cheat Alastair Cook in the final Ashes Test in Sydney .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Windward Islands manager Lockhart Sebastien has warned rivals that his side is fit and focussed, and will be difficult to beat in the upcoming Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies A batsman Danza Hyatt hinted at a full recovery from injury with a cracking half-century, as he tuned up for next week’s start of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Chelsea’s hopes of retaining the Premier League title looked forlorn and Carlo Ancelotti’s future equally bleak yesterday as the champions’ fall from grace continued with a 1-0 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The New York Knicks had too much firepower for San Antonio on Tuesday and continued their high-scoring antics with a crushing 128-115 victory over the NBA-leading Spurs .
Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) president Trevor Rose said elections are the first priority on the agenda at the AGM set for this week .
With the eagerly-anticipated Caribbean Twenty20 championship only five days away, the Guyana national team is gearing up for a successful title defence having resumed training sessions on Monday .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - England rode their luck through a rocky afternoon spell to reach 167-3 in their first innings at the close of play on the second day of a well-balanced fifth Ashes test yesterday after dismissing Australia for 280 .
The national selection panel headed by Dudnath Ramkessoon is hoping that Trinidad & Tobago captain Daren Ganga shows the form of old and get T&T the T20 cricket title later this month with both runs and leadership .
President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Azim Bassarath says that Guyana is a very focussed team and one to watch in the upcoming regional T20 cricket series .
TORONTO, Canada, CMC – Canada coach Pubudoo Dassanayake is confident his side can spring an upset in this year’s edition of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship which bowls off in Antigua next Monday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Jamaican sprint wizard Usain Bolt says he has resumed training and is already eyeing the defence of his titles at the World Championships in South Korea this August .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Teenaged batsman Rakheem Cornwall is the lone newcomer in a Leeward Islands 14-man squad named yesterday for the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship starting next week but selectors have made several bold changes .
Having foreign teams play in the regional T20 cricket series will maximise the earning potential for the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) as it relates to television rights, Corporate Communications Officer of the WICB Imran Khan says .
Former government minister Manohar Ramsaran on Monday took up office as the Administrative Manager of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board which has its headquarters at Balmain in Couva .
\ial attention to India’s spinners when their series bowls off here next week .
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, (Reuters) - LeBron James delivered a devastating second-half performance as the red-hot Miami Heat beat the Charlotte Bobcats 96-82 on Monday .
The local swimming fraternity welcomed a new development with Guyana’s first attendance at the biennial FINA (World Swimming Federation) World Short Course Championships and the GASA crafted its five-year plan as well as selected a new executive .
Guyana’s hockey enjoyed measurable success during 2010 in high-level regional competitions but the cancellation of the annual Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey Festival planned for the first week in December put a damper on a relatively busy year .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar struck his 51st test century for India to counter an inspired spell from Dale Steyn and leave the third and deciding test against South Africa evenly poised after day three .
Alpha United and Pele put on a good show to bring the curtain down on the 21st tournament of the Kashif & Shanghai (K&S) tournament but I left the Guyana National Stadium, Providence with my emotions in a turmoil ranging from anger to fear and disappointment which had absolutely nothing to do with the match .
In hindsight the 2010 cycling year was a challenging, but rewarding ride for Guyana’s cyclists .
Avinash Persaud once again proved to be a player in a class by himself locally but his younger sibling Avinda Kishore is fast catching up as golf made positive strides in 2010 .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Debutant Usman Khawaja briefly lit up a gloomy first day of the fifth Ashes test yesterday but Australia’s batting frailties and rain returned later in the day to leave the hosts wobbling on 134-4 at the close of play .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - A grimly determined Gautam Gambhir and a serene Sachin Tendulkar took India to 142 for two at stumps on the second day of the deciding third test against South Africa yesterday .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis battled through the pain barrier to stroke a century yesterday but his heroics mean he is unlikely to play any further part in the third and final test against India .
(BBC) Australia captain Ricky Ponting will undergo surgery today to repair his fractured finger .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Regional cricket chief Julian Hunte has reiterated his board’s financial support for the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship and says every attempt will be made to ensure the tournament becomes a lucrative enterprise .