Sports

GOA plans activities to celebrate Olympic Day

The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) will join the rest of the world in celebrating Olympic Day 2015 on June 23 and to commemorate the occasion, the GOA has invited affiliates to organize Olympic Day activities between June 20 and June 27.

Region Four defending champs knocked out

—Windball cricket

Region four defending champions Mahaica Primary School was recently knocked out of the End of School Ministry of Education Department of Sport – AL Sport and Tour Promotions windball cricket Champions Trophy as action in the tourney continued at the Unity/Lancaster Ground.

Taylor jumps 13 spots in ICC rankings

(ICC) Dubai, United Arab Emirates – Australia’s Steven Smith has become the second youngest batsman after Sachin Tendulkar of India to achieve the number-one ranking in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen after stellar batting displays in the Kingston Test, which Australia won by 277 runs to win the series 2-0.

WICB/WIPA reach consensus on mediation talks

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Last September, the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players’ Association agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding and Collective Bargaining Agreement with the overall aim of professionalising the game in the Caribbean.

It’s no longer boring, boring England

LONDON, (Reuters) – Once viewed as the perennial whipping boys of one-day cricket, New Zealand have not only reinvented themselves but have also helped inspire a remarkable transformation in England’s approach.

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