THOUSAND OAKS, California, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods’s miserable year ended with more disappointment as he gave up a four-stroke lead and suffered a crushing playoff loss to Graeme McDowell in the Chevron World Challenge yesterday .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australian media today were praying for more rain after day three of the Ashes, as England moved to 551-4 on day three to amass a 306-run lead before showers saw play abandoned after the tea break .
Umpires called off the third round game of the Pepsi/Carib T20 tournament between Demerara and Essequibo last evening due to intermittent rain at the Guyana National Stadium .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Shane Watson and Simon Katich made a solid start to Australia’s second innings after England declared with a lead of 375 on the fourth morning of the second Ashes test today .
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Apart from the endless rain, Kemar Roach will have fond memories of the drawn West Indies Test series with Sri Lanka, after he was named Man-of-the-Series .
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – West Indies A batsman Andre Fletcher stroked an enterprising double century as Grenada took control of their opening game of the Windward Islands Senior Championships on Saturday .
Caribbean junior cadet table tennis champion, Chelsea Edghill pranced to three more titles yesterday while Denzel Duff strolled to victory in the 15 and under category despite being outplayed for the 18 and under title .
Guyanese batsman Rohan Mangal was voted Cricketer-of-the-Year at the 2010 annual prize giving ceremony of the South Zonal Council on Friday night in Hermitage San Fernando, Trinidad & Tobago .
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) is planning to send at least two of its junior players on a training stint at a high performance training centre in China next year .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - England’s Kevin Pietersen is a past master at batting in top gear but it was learning to shift down that helped him end a long lean spell with a double century in the second Ashes test yesterday .
Organisers of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) Champion of Champions extravaganza are expecting some overseas boxers on December 18-19 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
The Flying Ace cycling club of Berbice will be staging the Phillip Arokium Memorial 40-mile cycle road race on Sunday .
ABIDJAN, (Reuters) - Presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara said yesterday that incumbent Laurent Gbagbo must step down after a disputed poll in Ivory Coast, and he named a rival government as African mediators tried to resolve the stalemate .
BELGRADE, (Reuters) - Serbia stormed to their first Davis Cup title after Viktor Troicki thrashed France’s Michael Llodra to secure a memorable 3-2 victory inside a rocking Belgrade Arena yesterday .
KANDY, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara called for cricket officials to analyse weather patterns thoroughly before hosting test matches after the third and final test against West Indies ended in a tame draw at the Pallakele Stadium yesterday .
MILWAUKEE, (Reuters) - The Milwaukee Bucks snapped a two-game losing streak with a 96-85 win over a depleted Orlando Magic, who suffered a first loss in nearly two weeks on Saturday .
SUN CITY, South Africa, (Reuters) - World number one Lee Westwood cruised to victory by eight shots in the Sun City Challenge yesterday, shooting a four-under-par 68 in the final round to finish on 17-under-par 271 .
Caribbean female under-19 squash champion Ashley Khalil and her brother Jason Ray Khalil are expected to depart for Canada tomorrow where they are scheduled to participate in the Canadian Junior Open Squash Championships from December 11 – 14 at Niagara on the Lake, Ontario .
Caribbean junior cadet table tennis player Chelsea Edghill yesterday formally added the 2010 National 13 years and under Singles Champion to her list of achievements when she won the title at the Vita Malt National Championships currently ongoing at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Another low scoring match of the Pepsi/Carib T20 tournament saw defending champions Cellink Berbice emerge the winners over Essequibo by eight wickets at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday evening .
Otis Gibson and Courtney Browne have spent as much time over the past month in Sri Lanka experiencing the effects of global warming on what should be the end of the annual monsoon season as on what their principal mission was meant to be .
As the end of the year draws near many athletes take time to reflect on their performance; to assess whether it’s been satisfactory or if they ought to have worked much harder and to decide on a plan going forward .
Barbadian and former Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) champion Miguel Antoine secured a TKO victory over Shawn Pile 1:26s in round three of their four-round encounter on the Friday Night Fights Pro/Am boxing card at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique, CMC – Defending champions Jamaica and Guadeloupe will clash in today’s final of the Digicel Caribbean Cup here after carving out hard-working victories in the semi-finals on Friday night .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Alastair Cook continued to dominate Australia’s bowlers with an unbeaten 136 to help drive England to a first-innings lead of 72 with eight wickets in hand after second day of the second Ashes test yesterday .
KANDY, Sri Lanka, Dec 4 (Reuters) - The persistent rain which has dogged the third and final test continued to thwart Sri Lanka’s attempts to bowl West Indies out in their first innings yesterday as the match drifted towards a tame draw .
VADODARA, India, (Reuters) - Stand-in captain Gautam Gambhir hit a second consecutive unbeaten century to lead India to a nine-wicket win and series victory against New Zealand with two one-day internationals to spare yesterday .
BELGRADE, (Reuters) - France edged towards a 10th Davis Cup title when Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra staged a remarkable fightback to beat Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki in a five-set cliffhanger yesterday .
MANILA, (Reuters) – Should a highly anticipated clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr fail to materialise, Manny Pacquiao will pick from a shortlist of three opponents for an April 16 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the Filipino’s promoter Bob Arum has said .
Cellink Berbice snatched victory from the jaws of defeat after a hat-trick by off spinner Narsingh Deonarine sank the Demerarians by seven runs in Pepsi/Carib T20 tournament last night at the Guyana National Stadium .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A British newspaper, the Independent, yesterday launched a caustic attack on FIFA’s high-ranking Trinidadian executive member Jack Warner after football’s world governing body rejected England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup .
The Essequibians did not disappoint and were not mere onlookers when they battled the Rest Team who eventually won by four wickets in the first match of the Carib/Pepsi T20 competition at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Australia struck early to take the prize wicket of England captain Andrew Strauss but Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott eased the tourists to 90-1 at lunch on the second day of the second Ashes test today .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Michael Hall is one of three new appointees to the board of directors for the West Indies Players’ Association .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pace bowler James Anderson finally found his footing on Australian soil with a spellbinding display of pace and movement to put England in charge of the second Ashes test yesterday .
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) - It was not a warm homecoming but it was a spectacular one as LeBron James scored a season-high 38 points to lead the Miami Heat to a convincing 118-90 triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday .
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - Former West Indian captain Brian Lara wants to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) next year after ending his three-year retirement from cricket recently .