Several successful tournaments and other developments have made 2010 a satisfactory year for the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA), the organisation’s President, Christopher Ram says .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - A 13-year-old has smashed the record for the highest individual score by an Indian schoolboy with a marathon innings of 498 .
CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Procter & Gamble Co’s Gillette brand will not renew its endorsement contract with golfer Tiger Woods, which ends on Dec .
DURBAN, (Reuters) - South Africa are prepared for India’s experienced line-up to fight back strongly in the Boxing Day test after their crushing defeat at Centurion, captain Graeme Smith said yesterday .
RALEIGH, North Carolina, (Reuters) - A young Kenyan provided athletics’ biggest breakthrough in a year when injuries and American Tyson Gay bested Usain Bolt .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The Chicago Bulls continued their rapid ascent through the Eastern Conference by defeating the injury-depleted Washington Wizards 87-80 Wednesday for their ninth victory in their last 10 games .
After receiving the Guyana Cricket Board’s Club of the Year Award at the Umana Yana on December 15, the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) took time out to acknowledge their sponsors over the year 2010 and all those who contributed to the clubs winning of the award .
The Kashif and Shanghai football tournament makes a return to the place where it all started over two decades ago .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - England were blindsided by the intensity of paceman Mitchell Johnson’s swing during their third test defeat to Australia in Perth, but would not be caught out again in Melbourne, batsman Kevin Pietersen warned yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s suspended test captain Salman Butt will attend a hearing into spot-fixing charges in Doha in January after the International Cricket Council rejected his application to adjourn proceedings .
Coach of the of the Guyana national cricket team, Ravidranauth Seeram, and team captain Ramnaresh Sarwan are of the opinion that the Guyana national Twenty20 cricket team is in even better shape for the upcoming 2011 Caribbean Twenty20 than they were when the tournament was held this yea .
Guyana’s darts ace Norman Madhoo has been eliminated from the Ladbrokes .
The local basketball arena will come alive shortly as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) is jumping off the New Year with the hosting of their inaugural ‘Champion Club’ basketball tournament scheduled to begin on January 22 .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Organisers are hoping the presence of West Indies stars Shiv Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan raises the intensity of next week’s Cricket Festival Twenty20 series .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers were left stunned and humiliated after being upset 98-79 on their home court by the under-strength Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday .
WINDSOR, Ontario, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao will fight Shane Mosley, a former champion in three divisions, on May 7 in Las Vegas, promoter Bob Arum said Tuesday .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Discarded West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has downplayed his inclusion in a 30-man squad to prepare for next year’s Cricket World Cup in India .
LONDON, (Reuters) - A year that began with doubts over Rafael Nadal’s body and continued with worries over Roger Federer’s head ended with both men at the peak of their powers and promising some juicy new chapters of their rivalry in 2011 .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Cycling in 2010 was struck by a series of crises that threatened to wipe out most of its efforts to fight doping, with the sport’s two biggest names involved in scandals .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Lendl Simmons’ local club president is irate over the flashy opener’s continued exclusion from West Indies teams and has blasted regional selectors over the issue .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Embattled West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford has been pulled from the Windward Islands side for next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship, following his suspension from bowling in international cricket because of an illegal action .
Bridgetown, Barbados – Fast bowler Tino Best is delighted to be among the 30 players named by the West Indies Cricket Board in the preliminary squad for the ICC World Cup 2011 .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20s booked their berth in the CONCACAF final round qualifiers on Monday when they beat Suriname 2-1 in the return leg of their Caribbean Football Union Group D tie at the Marvin Lee Stadium .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Two new players have been named in a 14-man Combined Campuses and Colleges squad to contest next month’s Caribbean Twenty20 Championship in Antigua and Barbados .
Two intriguing games unravelled at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground last night with Pele and Sunburst Camptown Football clubs recording wins to reach the quarterfinal round of the 21st Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament .
The Kennard Memorial Turf Club yesterday received tangible support from telecommunications giant Digicel for their upcoming Boxing Day horse race meet .
President of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG), Colin Boyce, says he is satisfied “to a point” with how the year has been for the AAG given some of the superior achievements that Guyanese athletes have attained for the year .
President of the Guyana Volleyball Federation (GVF) Lennox Shuffler yesterday described the year 2010 as “interesting with a ray of hope .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Powerful FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been nominated unopposed for his eighth successive term in charge of the Caribbean Football Union .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Jason Terry scored all 19 of his points in the fourth quarter to help the Dallas Mavericks end Miami’s 12-game winning streak with a 98-96 victory over the Heat on Monday .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board has thrown its full support behind embattled off-spinner Shane Shillingford who was yesterday banned by the International Cricket Council from bowling after his action was deemed illegal .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Embattled Trinidad and Tobago head coach Russell Latapy has submitted his technical report on his side’s failed Digicel Caribbean Cup campaign to football authorities here .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar returned to the Indian one-day squad for January’s five-match series against South Africa, 11 months after scoring an unbeaten double century against the same opponents .
The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has completed its calendar of events for 2011 that starts on January 16 with the annual National Cross Country Championships set for Kuru Kuru on the Linden Highway .
The International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday confirmed that an independent test had found the bowling action of West Indies’ off-spinner Shane Shillingford to be illegal and, as such, the player has been suspended from bowling in international cricket .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - American Shane Mosley’s adviser met the promoter of boxing’s number one fighter Manny Pacquiao yesterday to finalise terms on a May 7 bout in Las Vegas, the former welterweight champion said .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa all-rounder Jacques Kallis escaped unhurt after being involved in a car crash on Tuesday .