Cultural Centre Tarmac XI, winners of the recent Banks Light Beer 10/10 tapeball cricket competition received their prizes at a simple ceremony at Banks DIH head office at Thirst Park yesterday .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board yesterday announced a deal with US-based global sports network ESPN to broadcast the inaugural Caribbean Twenty20 Tournament scheduled to bowl off next month .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Regional football mogul Jack Warner returned from the FIFA World Cup in South Africa on Tuesday, insisting he had broken no law by accepting a ministerial portfolio in the new Trinidad and Tobago government, while still serving as a FIFA vice-president .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A will look for an improved performance when they face India A in the second four-day “Test” starting today in England .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Sidelined West Indies opener Adrian Barath is eyeing a comeback in the final match of the three-Test series against South Africa later this month .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Five-times champions Brazil began their World Cup campaign yesterday with a surprisingly difficult defeat of North Korea who summoned up some of the spirt of their astonishing run at England 1966 .
Today’s World Cup fixtures Honduras vs .
Caribbean Under-13 girls singles champion Chelsea Edghill waltzed off with five titles when the Annual National Sports Commission Independence Table Tennis Tournament ended Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Dale Hing produced a scintillating performance to win last weekend’s Practical Pistol shooting competition ahead of the planned Modern Optical Team competition slated for next month .
The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday commenced its regional recruitment process to fill key positions at the secretariat .
Andrews and McCalman prevail in mixed doubles Jason Andrews and Grace McCalman received fierce competition before prevailing over Nicola Ramdyan and Benedict Sukra in the mixed doubles category of the GBTI Open Tennis Tournament when play continued on Tuesday at the courts of the GBTI Sports Club .
Adam Alves made a welcome return to lawn tennis when he defeated seasoned player Gilbert Barckoy in a veterans match on Saturday in the GBTI Open Tennis Tournament continued at the GBTI Sports Club courts, Bel Air Park .
Father’s Day in the cycling community pedals off with the Castrol-sponsored 11th Annual Father’s Day 50 Miles Cycle Road Race on Sunday .
Canada-based Guyanese Raymond Singh and Taffin Khan emerged joint winners of the Topco Juices Chess tournament which ended Saturday at the Keishar’s Sports Club, Hadfield Street .
PEBBLE BEACH, California, (Reuters) - While South African Ernie Els seeks a third U .
DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi narrowly failed to take his team to victory over Sri Lanka with an heroic century in the opening match of the Asia Cup .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Bookies’ favourites Spain finally begin their World Cup campaign with an easy-looking match against Switzerland today when the vuvuzela decibel levels will soar again for hosts South Africa’s second game .
DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – Ireland’s selectors have named a weakened squad to face West Indies A in two one-day matches next week but coach Phil Simmons believes it will provide the chance to look at new players ahead of next year’s Cricket World Cup .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Holders Italy came from behind to avoid an upset against Paraguay yesterday but unfancied Japan broke African hearts with their first World Cup win on foreign soil against a Samuel Eto’o-led Cameroon .
Today’s World Cup fixturesNew Zealand vs .
The national rugby squad to represent Guyana at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Rugby Games to be held at the National Stadium on July 24-25 was reduced to 19 players following trials last weekend at the National Stadium, Providence .
Sports associations have one day left to submit the names of their athletes for the Central American and Caribbean Games scheduled for July 22-31 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .
In observance of World Olympic Day, the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) will stage its annual Olympic Day Run, Walk and Jog event on Sunday from 06:00 hours .
Amateur boxers Herlando Allicock and Dexter Jordan have stepped up their training for the Central American and Caribbean Games and both expressed confidence that they will return with gold medals .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Secretive North Korea make a first return to the World Cup since 1966 today but could hardly face a bigger challenge than five-times champions Brazil .
PEBBLE BEACH, California, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods will start this week’s U .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Brazil have reaped dividends from ditching their traditional, attacking style for a more pragmatic approach, coach Dunga said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - French Open runner-up Samantha Stosur made a swift transition from clay to grass when she overcame American teenager Melanie Oudin in the first round of the Eastbourne championships yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Battle-hardened Formula One leaders McLaren have targeted their home British Grand Prix on July 11 for the next big push after reeling off a second one-two finish in a row in Canada on Sunday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Netherlands goalkeeper Michel Vorm set off on an 18,000 km round trip shortly after his team’s opening World Cup match yesterday to see his wife and newly born first child, a KNVB-spokeswomen told Reuters .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Captain Chris Gayle said his embattled West Indies were focussed on regrouping for the second Test after plunging to a 163-run loss to South Africa in the first Test .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Captain Kumar Sangakkara challenged his team to fill the void left by absence of 2008 heroes Sanath Jayasuriya and Ajantha Mendis as Sri Lanka bid to retain the Asia Cup trophy on home soil .
BOSTON, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics rode the outside shooting of Paul Pierce and a superior inside game to beat the Los Angeles Lakers 92-86 in the NBA Finals on Sunday and move within one victory of a record 18th championship .
DURBAN (Reuters) - Germany began their quest for a fourth World Cup in devastating style yesterday with a thumping 4-0 victory over Australia in their opening Group D match .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Chris Gayle led an improved West Indies batting performance that failed to spare his side from a 163-run defeat inside four days at the hands of South Africa in the first Test yesterday at Queen’s Park Oval .
- race for post heats up Commissioner of Police Henry Greene will be challenging for the post of president of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) when that body stages its annual general meeting sometime later this year .
-Aracari Beach Volleyball ClassicYoung Achievers ‘B’ volleyball team lived up to its name by achieving a spot in the semi-finals of the Aracari Beach Volleyball Classic after spiking out their competitors when the tournament continued Saturday at the Aracari Resort .