- Akeem Kanhai stars in inaugural Guyana Basketball Magazine[caption id="attachment_67303" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="COVER BOY! Akeem Kanhai on the cover of the new basketball magazine .
The presentation of prizes to the winners of the Banks DIH Masters Invitational eight category lawn tennis tournament will take place this afternoon at the Le Meridian Pegasus Hotel .
The Amelia’s Ward Jets ended their basketball year on a winning note by defeating the Kashif and Shanghai Kings on Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard-court to capture the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) second division crown .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Shanel Daley turned in a moderate performance for St .
BERLIN, (Reuters) - Former tennis champion Boris Becker says he sympathises with Tiger Woods, whose life is in turmoil after he admitted cheating on his wife .
CUTTACK, India, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar scored an unbeaten 96 to set up India’s seven-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the third one-day international yesterday .
DALLAS, (Reuters) - The Dallas Mavericks shook off the absence of injured starter Dirk Nowitzki to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers 102-95 in a meeting of division leaders on Sunday .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Effervescent Dwayne Bravo is back among the world’s top five all-rounders after his second innings four-wicket haul for West Indies that threatened an upset victory over Australia in the third Test at Perth this past weekend .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle has proclaimed new respect for his West Indies side on the strength of their competitive showing against Australia .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies manager Joel Garner is seething over the “unreasonable” handling of punishment to Sulieman Benn after his mid-pitch clash with two Australians during the third Test at the WACA, the Sydney Herald newspaper has reported .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – There was no miracle, no dramatic finish or historic result as Australia needed only 21 balls to end West Indies’ last-ditch resistance and pluck a 35-run victory on the fifth day of the final Test at the WACA yesterday .
(Cricinfo) West Indies Captain Chris Gayle believes the umpire review system is still too complicated and is especially tough to use on caught-behind decisions after a failed West Indies challenge confirmed their 35-run defeat at the hands of Australia yesterday .
By Marlon Monroe The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport has revealed that it spent $139 million on sport development during 2009 and will be partnering with an undisclosed technical consultant on a short term basis to complete the much talked about National Sports Policy .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle has praised his side’s effort in defeat even as he expressed sadness over losing 0-2 in the three-match Test series against Australia yesterday .
Topp XX get past Netrockers on penalty kicks Bakewell Top XX must have breathed a sigh of relief when the final whistle sounded after a torrid battle against rivals Netrockers that sapped them physically and mentally at the Mackenzie Sports Complex Ground, Linden on Saturday night .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Former World Champion sprinter Lauryn Williams, of the USA, has urged Trinidad and Tobago’s juniors to be disciplined and focussed in their pursuit of track and field excellence .
(Daily Telegraph Australia) Australia captain Ricky Ponting will this week tell his players to clean up their act, admitting they “overstepped the mark” and were “embarrassed” by their antics in the WACA Test .
-Australia media heap plaudits on West Indies captain Chris Gayle arrived in Australia in November, his suitability to be reinstated as captain of a West Indies team recently racked, almost wrecked, by a players’ strike in which he was to the forefront, widely questioned .
MANCHESTER, England, CMC – Guyana’s squash ace Nicolette Fernandes has mixed feelings about her comeback year from a career-threatening knee injury .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - England survived a batting collapse to draw the first test against South Africa at Centurion yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Left-handed opening batsman Omar Phillips, who made his West Indies debut earlier this year, smashed a fine hundred as UWI secured the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Division One title on Saturday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – France-based Caribbean champions Dexter St Louis and Rheann Chung took different paths but emerged individual champions for Trinidad and Tobago at the Reliability Maintenance Services Limited (RMSL) Super Singles table tennis tournament on Saturday .
EAST RUTHERFORD, New Jersey, (Reuters) - Kobe Bryant scored 29 points and had 10 rebounds as the Los Angeles Lakers came from behind to register a 103-84 victory over the New Jersey Nets on Saturday .
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, (Reuters) - Kelly Pavlik stopped challenger Miguel Espino in the fifth round to retain his WBC and WBO middleweight titles in front of a hometown crowd in Youngstown, Ohio late on Saturday .
“He was everything you would want in a person .
Perth, Australia: The West Indies are on the verge of losing the third Test at the WACA in Perth and thus losing the series 2-0 but the script is not nearly as depressing as those facts might convey .
—-says Tony CozierAnyone who has followed Sulieman Benn’s career, not least those who play against him in Barbados club cricket know that the beanpole left-arm spinner is no saint .
By Marlon Munroe On a cold Enmore night, Sunburst Camptown and Riddim Squad in their debut Kashif and Shanghai tournament, sizzled in scoring emphatic victories over East Coast teams Ann’s Grove and Buxton United respectively .
The local Lady Jaguars last evening scored a 2-1 win over archrivals Suriname at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden to finish second in the Guyana Football Federation (GFFF) International Women’s Goodwill tournament .
The travelling extravaganza known as the 20th Kashif and Shanghai Football tournament will head to the ancient county of Berbice today with two hometown teams on show at the Blairmont Community Center Ground .
Chief Executive Officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Ernest Hilaire will be the guest speaker at the annual awards ceremony of the Guyana Cricket Board later this month .
The national cricketers will take a break for the Christmas holidays on Wednesday afternoon following the conclusion of the first three day practice match organized by the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) .
Cozier on SundayYou can usually get a pretty fair inkling of the way a sporting team is faring from its demeanour in its off duty time, away from the stresses of the battles, on the field and off it .
PERTH, Australia, CMC - Shane Watson’s screaming celebration of Chris Gayle’s wicket yesterday has earned the all-rounder a fine of 15 per cent of his match fee in the current third Test match between West Indies and Australia .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - A fine century by Hashim Amla put South Africa in control of the first test against England at the close on the fourth day yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - Chairman of the Trinidad and Tobago senior cricket selection panel Dudnath Ramkessoon has urged the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to re-consider the use of pink balls for the forthcoming regional first-class season .
-Windies fightback gallantly but still miles to go Perth, Australia: They may not always get the results to emphasize the point but this is a West Indies team with a new mentality .