KARACHI, (Reuters) - Former Pakistan captain Younus Khan began a coaching course at the national academy in Lahore yesterday after last month asking for a break from playing international cricket .
LONDON, England, CMC – Colossal Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has won the BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award for the second year in a row, becoming only the third person in history to win the award in successive years .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago snapped the Barbadians’ three-game winning streak Sunday when they whipped the home side by 31 runs in the Barbados National Sports Council’s (NSC) Invitational Under-13 cricket tournament .
PRETORIA, South Africa, (Reuters) - England all-rounder Stuart Broad will turn down offers to play in next year’s lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) in order to be in peak form for the 2010 Ashes in Australia, he said yesterday .
Dwayne Smith has been signed on for the New South Wales Blues for Australia’s inter-state Twenty20 series in January, making the all-rounder unavailable for Barbados until at least the fourth round of the forthcoming regional first-class season .
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – Six months after announcing that he had retired from boxing, Guyana’s former world super featherweight champion Gairy St Clair returned to the ring this past weekend with a narrow victory over Indonesia’s Moses Seran in a non-title bout .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Batsmen Justin Guillen, Lendl Simmons and William Perkins all showed good form Sunday, as trials began to select Trinidad and Tobago’s team for the upcoming regional first-class cricket season .
Popular boxing promoter, Carwyn Holland, of Holland’s Entertainment Promotions, has the perfect gift for boxing fans - a promotions dubbed “Season’s Beatings” which promises to deliver unsurpassed fistic entertainment, a press release from the promotions group stated .
By Marlon Munroe The second national schools’ chess championships opened on Saturday with some 20 schools from six regions competing for the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport trophy at the Carifesta Sports Complex .
By Marlon MunroeFormer national opener Krishna Arjune made a sparkling 182 for Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) and Georgetown Cricket Club’s opener Wasim Haslim smashed a brilliant 112 on the second day of the third round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) three-day first division tournament .
…GCC disposes of TSC by innings and 21 runs, three matches drawnBy Marlon Munroe Vishal “Cheesy” Singh’s ton spearheaded Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) to an innings and 21-run victory over Transport Sports Club (TSC) in less than two sessions after rain washed out the morning session of the third round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) three-day first division tournament yesterday .
Wayne `Wiggy’ Dover has been appointed head coach of the local women’s national football team which will participate in an upcoming triangular international tournament, a press release from the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has stated .
Neal and Massy Security Solutions (NMSS) retained the 2009 Edward ‘Andy’ Andrews Memorial Dominoes competition title for teams in the Neal and Massy Group .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Anxious for a recall to the Barbados team for the upcoming West Indies first-class season, wicket-keeper/batsman Patrick Browne smashed one of two centuries in the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Division One on Saturday .
-says Kemar RoachKemar Roach is aiming to crank up the pace in the third and final Test against Australia, starting on Wednesday (tomorrow night, 10 .
Joel Garner is surprised there should have been any concern over his relationship with Chris Gayle on the current West Indies tour of Australia .
(BBC) Pakistan openers Imran Farhat and Salman Butt fired a century partnership to keep their series hopes alive in the third Test against New Zealand yesterday .
CHICAGO, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics overcame a sluggish start to streak to their 10th successive victory with a 106-80 crushing of the Chicago Bulls on Saturday .
-Dr Frank AnthonyYesterday was a red-letter day in Guyana’s rich sporting history .
PHOENIX, Arizona, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns improved to a perfect 8-0 at home with a down-to-the-wire 106-103 victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday .
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GTTA) season-ending Banks Masters Invitational tournament got off to fine start on Friday with the top two men’s seeds in action at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel courts .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies have been scheduled to play only three Tests against South Africa in the Caribbean next year, as their quantity of matches against high profile opposition continues to dwindle .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Fans and colleagues of golfer Tiger Woods yesterday lamented the stunning fall from grace of one of the world’s sporting titans, and commercial sponsor Gillette said it would limit his role in its marketing .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Ernest Hilaire believes the 2010 Home Series against Zimbabwe and South Africa will provide the ideal opportunity for fringe players to make their mark .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Former Australia captain Steve Waugh says West Indies will find it difficult to win the final Test at the WACA next week because even though fast bowler Kemar Roach was an excellent find, he lacked support in the pace department .
“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is one of sport’s oldest maxims – and the going could not have been tougher for the West Indies and, more especially, for captain Chris Gayle entering the second Test against Australia in Adelaide 10 days ago .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Marquee middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan is confident West Indies can level the series by beating Australia in the third and final Test starting next Wednesday (10 .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – A former Australia fast bowler has raised questions over the hosts’ pace attack ahead of the final Test against West Indies here next week and believes speedster Kemar Roach will be the main threat on a pitch expected to provide plenty pace and bounce .
Known to world as ‘King Pele’ Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento will receive a red carpet welcome to Guyana today when he arrives at 13:30 hours at the Dr .
-Says Minister Anthony Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - Golfer Tiger Woods, fighting to fend off intense media scrutiny over allegations he cheated on his wife, has won a British court order banning publication in Britain of any photos or video showing him nude or having sex .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Sony Ericsson’s relationship with the WTA Tour remained positive despite Serena Williams’s foul-mouthed outburst at the U .
Three of the four remaining matches in the round robin stage of the DeSinco Trading Under-19 Competition which is organized by the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) kicks off today at two venues .
RRT Enterprises of Regent Street, Bourda will sponsor the penultimate golf tournament of the 2009 season today at the Lusignan Golf Course on the East Coast of Demerara .
PERTH, Australia, CMC – Mike Hussey’s lean run against West Indies has prompted spin legend Shane Warne to call for his axing .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - A back injury has forced Russia’s Dinara Safina to pull out of next month’s Brisbane International, one of the main lead up events to the Australian Open .
(BBC) Pakistan opener Imran Farhat carried his bat for an unbeaten 117 but New Zealand’s bowlers dominated the first day of the deciding Test in Napier yesterday .