- B/dos win by 151 runs despite Bishoo’s 6-36KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Tino Best lived-up to his surname and upstaged Davendra Bishoo to all but put Barbados into the semi-finals of the WICB Regional One-day competition, following a convincing 151-run victory over Guyana yesterday .
- replaces Gayle as new West Indies test captain; Nash named test vice captainST .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Neither the West Indies High Performance Centre nor Leeward Islands may have complained, when Jamaica’s recent dodgy weather forced a no-decision yesterday in their bizarre WICB Regional One-day match .
President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Kit Nascimento said yesterday he will brief the media on Wednesday on the performance of the national rugby Sevens team at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in India .
Discarded national wicketkeeper/batsman Derwin Christian was in fine form with bat and ball on the second day of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) Heroes Cup first division competition at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, Queenstown, yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed to his executive committee members to stay silent as he launched an immediate investigation into alleged vote-selling ahead of the decision on the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts .
Guyana’s girls’ number one junior player Shawna Gentle yesterday picked up where she left off on Saturday as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Tennis Tournament continued at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel’s courts .
The Guyana Fire Service (GFS) with 78 games ran out winners of the Ministry of Home Affairs domino competition last Wednesday at the Police Sports Club .
David Khan, Suhai Feng and Frankie Farley are on the maximum two points after two rounds of the Guyana Chess Federation Topco Juice sponsored Senior Chess qualifiers at the Keishar’s Sports Club yesterday .
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, (Reuters) - A second successive century from Hashim Amla took South Africa to a resounding eight wicket victory over Zimbabwe yesterday and secured the three-match series with a game to spare .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Paceman Rubel Hossain stunned New Zealand with four wickets to help Bangladesh beat the tourists by three runs yesterday and complete a 4-0 series sweep .
KOCHI, India, (Reuters) - Steady overnight rain and an early morning shower washed out the first one-day international between India and Australia yesterday .
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, CMC – West Indies produced two clinical back-to-back performances to capture the ICC Women’s Twenty20 Challenge title here yesterday .
Ron Motilall is the new junior chess champion of Guyana .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia coach Tim Nielsen has backed Ricky Ponting amid calls for the Tasmanian to relinquish the test captaincy ahead of the Ashes starting next month .
(BBC) Two Fifa officials have offered to sell their votes in the contest to host the 2018 World Cup, according to a Sunday Times report .
HAMBURG, (Reuters) - Ukraine’s Vitali Klitschko retained his WBC world heavyweight title by beating American Shannon Briggs on points yesterday .
National champion Sudesh Fitzgerald last Sunday defeated Anil Latchman 2-0 in the final of the Open Singles darts tournament held at Granny’s Hangout Bar at Better Hope .
Malteenoes were 106-4 in reply to Everest Cricket Club’s first innings score of 161 all out at the close of the first day’s play of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s two-day first division Heroes Cup competition at the Guyana Defence Force ground Camp Ayanganna .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Powerhouses Jamaica were staring at a possible early exit from the WICB Regional One-Day Championship after rain forced a no-result in their second Group A game against Trinidad and Tobago yesterday .
Top junior tennis players Shawna Gentle and Gavin Lewis secured easy wins when the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Tennis Tournament began yesterday at the tennis courts of the Pegasus Hotel and the National Park .
Eric Sankar has been putting out top performances at recent cycle race meets and he recorded another victory yesterday in the feature event of the 8th Annual Hand-in-Hand Fire and Life Insurance Company Limited 11-Race Cycle Programme around the inner circuit of the National Park .
-makes donations to GTU, GTTA Giftland OfficeMax is fast becoming a household name when it comes to supporting local sports .
TRELAWNY, Jamaica, CMC – Darren Sammy produced an incisive spell and Johnson Charles stroked a pivotal half-century as Windward Islands cruised into the semi-finals of the WICB Regional One-Day Championship with a three-wicket win over Combined Campuses and Colleges yesterday .
A Canadian firm ‘Jensen Strauss Boxing Limitee’ has came on board with Holland Entertainment Promotions to sponsor the fight between Canadian Richard Reittie and Guyana’s Mark Murray at the upcoming Caribbean Fury 2 boxing card set for November 6 at the Princess Hotel .
Following his dominance in the 200m finals on Thursday, Carl Lewis came back on Friday to take the boys under-20 100m final on Day Two of the track events of the East Georgetown District Champion of Ch ampions meet at GCC ground, Bourda .
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) will host its fifth annual Federation International Nation Association (FINA)officials clinic from October 21-25 at Olympic House, High Street .
SHANGHAI, (Reuters) - World number three Roger Federer beat Novak Djokovic 7-5 6-4 yesterday to set up a mouthwatering Shanghai Masters final against a resurgent Andy Murray today .
Officials of the Lusignan Golf Club have extended an invitation to golfers from neighbouring Suriname and French Guiana to compete in next month’s Guyana Open Championships .
Former national opening batsman Krishna Arjune made a welcome return to form slamming a century as the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) reached 319 – 6 declared on the first day of their two-day Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) First Division Heroes Cup competition at the Eve Leary ground yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Guyana made a winning start to the WICB Regional one-day championship yesterday, after they held their nerve to beat the High Performance Centre XI by three runs in a thrilling last-over finish .
Guyana’s Aliann Pompey had her Commonwealth Games bronze medal upgraded to a silver medal following a positive dope test by Nigeria’s Folashade Abugan .
The Daniels twin sisters, Shoquan and Shomane yesterday met their match in each other when they clashed in the girls’ under-16 category at the North Georgetown District No .
BLOEMFONTEIN, South Africa, (Reuters) - Colin Ingram became the first South African to score a century on his one-day international debut as the hosts beat Zimbabwe by 64 runs yesterday .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) yesterday launched a three-day Inter-Zone cricket competition with the emphasis being placed on improving batting techniques among Berbice cricketers ahead of several national tournaments .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados stumbled and stuttered before a disciplined half-century from Kirk Edwards guided them to a comfortable four-wicket win over the Leeward Islands in their opening game of the WICB Regional one-day championship yesterday .