Georgetown cricket is about to experience some massive development with Safeway Securities donating $126,000 to the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) on Thursday at their office on Albert Street .
By Marlon Munroe You might have heard the phrase “Boxing after Dark .
Tutorial High School emerged victorious when teachers on the executive arm of the East Georgetown District launched its season with a domino competition on Wednesday at the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) headquarters, Woolford Avenue .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Ernest Hilaire has given a sober assessment of the future of West Indies cricket, and warns fans to expect things to get worse before they get better .
At the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday the Faculty of Natural Sciences lit the baskets on fire with a barrage of shots on their way to a 95-45 blowout of the Faculty of Health Sciences in the semi-finals of the University of Guyana Inter-Faculty Basketball Competition .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, the National Sports Commission (NSC), Demerara Cricket Board and Georgetown Cricket Association have all joined in condemning the acid attack on GCB Assistant Treasurer Pretipaul Jaigobin on Tuesday night .
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, CMC – For once, Asafa Powell overshadowed his more celebrated compatriot Usain Bolt at the rain-soaked IAAF World Challenge Golden Spike track & field meet on a wet, chilly Thursday night .
-West Demerara is U-17 Inter-Association Champion The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) was in luck that despite inclement weather it was able to complete the three tournaments being played across the country from Sunday to Wednesday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Andy Roddick and Andy Murray ground down feisty opponents to reach the French Open third round yesterday while the rain did a more convincing job, giving organisers a headache by tearing the schedule asunder .
ORLANDO, (Reuters) - The Orlan-do Magic again staved off elimination in the Eastern Conference final with a commanding and occasionally physical 113-92 win against the Boston Celtics in Game Five on Wednesday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England batsman Jonathan Trott put a troubled winter behind him yesterday with a second century in as many home tests on the opening day of the first test against Bangladesh at Lord’s .
MILAN, (Reuters) - Italian Francesco De Bonis has become the first cyclist to be given a doping ban because of discrepancies in his biological passport .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - World Cup authorities are doing tests to check whether the ear-splitting din from South Africa’s vuvuzela fan trumpets could pose a security risk during the tournament .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England indulged in an extended practice session at the expense of a willing but inadequate Bangladesh attack on the first day of the opening test of the English summer yesterday .
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - A red letter day for Formula One glamour team Ferrari this weekend provides the perfect occasion for Felipe Massa to rekindle his Turkish Grand Prix love affair .
CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Two of the NBA’s best players, Cleveland’s LeBron James and Miami’s Dwyane Wade, will discuss their pending free agency before making a decision on where to play next season, the high-scoring Wade said .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africans began queuing outside ticket offices last evening after FIFA released an additional 90,000 World Cup seats on to the market including the previously sold-out final and semi-finals .
BRASILIA, (Reuters) - Brazil has slashed beer duties to avoid shortages during the World Cup, after local brewers warned they would be unable to meet surging demand despite sharply increasing production .
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Hendy Springer has given Darren Bravo and Shane Shillingford the passing grade for their performances on the West Indies A-Team tour of Bangladesh, which ended on Wednesday .
By Marlon Munroe President of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Chetram Singh yesterday strongly condemned the violent attack on his colleague assistant treasurer Pretipaul Jaigobin .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Venus Williams and her dress were centre of attention at Roland Garros yesterday but Roger Federer once again proved his tennis needs no added frills as both players moved smoothly into the French Open third round .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has pulled the One-Day International and Test match from Jamaica, in the wake of the ongoing violence in the capital Kingston .
By Marlon Munroe What was organised as just a press briefing to announce plans for the fourth edition of the Pro Am boxing card turned out to be a war of words between national welterweight champion Iwan Azore and Troy Lewis .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Two men face each other, knowing that a single kick is about to decide their teams’ fate as more than 700 million viewers watch: it must be a World Cup penalty shootout .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – West Indies have called up batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Dave Bernard Jr in a 14-man squad for the two One-Day Internationals here this weekend, as they seek to halt their losing slide against South Africa .
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic, CMC – Sprint phenomenon Usain Bolt headlines the star-studded list of entrants for the 49th edition of the Ostrava Golden Spike meet in the Czech Republic running today .
PHOENIX, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns rained in three-pointers from all angles to secure a 115-106 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, levelling their Western Conference finals series and re-igniting their title hopes .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A team coach Hendy Springer has praised his side’s maturity after their tour of Bangladesh finished in an anti-climax yesterday, with the final day of their four-day “Test” abandoned because of rain .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Construction delays have raised fears that Commonwealth Games venues may not be fully ready in time providing a potential embarrassment for India which hopes the Games will showcase its rising economic power .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Tamim Iqbal gave Bangladesh a glimmer of hope for the first test against England starting at Lord’s today by promising to take his place at the top of the order despite a painful wrist injury .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - On a recent Saturday afternoon, the Celtics took on Magic, cheered on by raucous onlookers .
says ECBLONDON, (Reuters) - Two English county cricketers have reported approaches from bookmakers, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Only one Caribbean team will participate in the Club Champions League, dashing hopes that two sides from the region would have been granted entry in the lucrative Twenty20 tournament which bowls off in September .
Jamaica’s rifle shooters have opted out of the West Indies Fullbore shooting championships which got underway yesterday at the Paragon ranges in Barbados .
BOSTON, (Reuters) - The Orlando Magic beat the Boston Celtics 96-92 in an overtime thriller on Monday to stay alive in their Eastern Conference playoff series .
SAVAR, Bangladesh, CMC – Opener Omar Phillips was nearing a half-century while Test batsman Brendan Nash extended his good form, as West Indies A fought back on the third day of their second and final four-day “Test” against Bangladesh A yesterday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - On the day King Rafa and Queen Justine took the first steps to reclaiming their Roland Garros thrones, veteran Kimiko Date Krumm eclipsed both former champions with a fairytale victory .