With four days remaining to the opening of the ICC World Twenty20 championships, the Ireland cricket team intends to give Group-D teams, West Indies and England, a “run for their money .
Georgetown’s top wards in the Mackeson National Super Wards Basketball Championship continued their winning streak Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall after they hammered Christianburg and Central Mackenzie in the last of the preliminary round matches .
Chennai Super Kings 168 for 5 (Raina 57*, Dhoni 22, Fernando 2-23) beat Mumbai Indians 146 for 9 (Tendulkar 48, Pollard 27, Jakati 2-27) by 22 runsMS Dhoni added another feather to his captaincy hat .
Berbice retains championship honours in the GTM/Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) one-day under-19 inter-county cricket competition despite heavy rain having the final say in the match that was reduced to a 39-over affair at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .
The Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) drag-racing meet at the South Dakota Circuit yesterday was forced to abandon the day’s scheduled events because of the heavy showers although grudge matches were held .
The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) has taken objection to a report that appeared in my column last Sunday concerning a letter it wrote to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) on Kieron Pollard’s selection for the home series against Zimbabwe in February .
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma (Reuters) - The Oklahoma City Thunder routed the NBA defending champion Los Angeles Lakers 110-89 on Saturday to surprisingly tie their Western Conference series at 2-2 .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - In Spain, injured players are said to be “in dry dock” and the relaunch of Kaka after six weeks on the sidelines is welcome news both for Real Madrid’s La Liga title bid and Brazil’s World Cup hopes .
(Cricinfo) The BCCI is set to suspend Lalit Modi, the IPL chairman, following several allegations of financial misconduct over the past fortnight .
Splashmin Super Stars named a 13-man squad to compete in the feature T20 four-team clash on Saturday at the Splashmin Sport Club ground, on the Soesdyke/Linden Highway .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Ria Ramnarine failed in her bid on Saturday to become the latest female World boxing champion from Trinidad & Tobago .
New Amsterdam caught a bit of the cricket fever when the International Cricket Council ‘Bring It’ bus tour entertained a crowd at the New Amsterdam market yesterday .
Ravens Sport Club (RSC) beat Police Sports Club (PSC) by 20 runs in the final of the inaugural North Professional Cricket Committee (NPCC) Phillip Mining Enterprise’s T20 cricket championship held recently at the Sparta ground in Essequibo .
CAYON, St Kitts, CMC – Teenaged Jamaican batsman Stafanie Taylor hammered her third successive half-century but was upstaged by off-spinner Anisa Mohammed whose incisive four-wicket haul fired the West Indies women to an impressive 28-run victory over Sri Lanka in the final Twenty20 International of their three-match series yesterday .
ST ANDREW’S, Grenada, CMC-West Indies A ensured Zimbabwe’s build-up to the World Twenty20 Champion-ship remained rocky with a four-wicket win over the African side in a T20 game here yesterday .
– clinics for schoolchildren on the agendaBy Tamica Garnett Though the Guyana Under-16 Netball team returned without the ultimate victory from the recently concluded Caribbean Netball Association (CAN) Under-16 Jean Pierre Championship, they did not return empty-handed .
Warren Mc Kay rode to an impressive win in the feature event of the Inspire the Child, Inspire Change Foundation/Roraima Bikers’ Club cycling meet at the National Park yesterday .
PHILADELPHIA, United States, CMC – In front a capacity crowd at Franklin Field Stadium, World and Olympic triple gold medalist Usain Bolt anchored Jamaica’s Gold team to an impressive, record-breaking victory at the 116th Penn Relays on Saturday .
BARCELONA,(Reuters)-Fernando Verdasco found strength to haul his way back from a set and a break down to reach the final of the Barcelona Open with a 6-7 7-5 6-1 win over fellow Spaniard David Ferrer on Saturday .
LONDON, (Reuters) This year’s Race of Champions will be held in the German city of Duesseldorf after being staged in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium in 2009, organisers said on Friday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester United beat Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 yesterday to surge two points clear of sole title rivals Chelsea in the Premier League .
-Spurs and Jazz winMIAMI, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics put the Miami Heat on the brink of elimination from the playoffs, with a clutch 100-98 victory on Friday to take a 3-0 lead in their Eastern Conference first round series .
Representatives from Giftland OfficeMax, Fitness Express, and Windjammer International Cuisine & Comfort Inn on Friday afternoon handed over their contributions to members of the HRC Organising Committee, just days before the Second Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships are held .
There are a host of sub-plots to the ICC World Twenty20 Championship that starts at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence on Friday, cricket’s second global event in these parts since the World Cup three years ago .
Royal Challengers Bangalore 86 for 1 (Dravid 35*) beat Deccan Chargers 82 (Kumble 4-16) by nine wickets(Cricinfo) In a yawn-inducing crawl, Deccan Chargers meandered to 82, the lowest total of the season, and Royal Challengers Bangalore knocked it off without much fuss to book their spot in the next Champions League .
The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) yesterday officially launched its logo for the upcoming Central America and Caribbean Games to be held at the National Stadium on July 24 and 25 .
New Amsterdam and Wortmanville/ Werk-en-Rust exited the Mackeson National Super Wards Basketball Competition on a high note when they came out victorious in their final games on Thursday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
CAYON, St Kitts, CMC – Teenaged opener Stafanie Taylor stroked a fine, unbeaten half-century as West Indies women sealed their three-match Twenty20 International series with a three-wicket victory in the second match yesterday .
There is expected to be a Suriname invasion with over 30 high powered cars coming in from Guyana’s neighbours from the east for the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) Drag-racing meet at the South Dakota Circuit tomorrow from 10:00 hours .
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) kicked off its Trophy Stall sponsored doubles tournament at the Pegasus International Hotel Lawn Tennis Court yesterday .
Demerara Speedboat Sports Club (DSSC) thrashed Stabroek Market by a resounding seven-wicket margin on Wednesday evening at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda, in their feature 25-over softball match .
– Caribs, Young Warriors advance to the last 16 playoffs .
Chan and Barran centuries highlight under-19 competition Centuries from Ryan Chan and Carl Barran, combined with the bowling of medium pacer Kenny Durant had Sisters fighting a loosing battle against the Flying Stars, in the latest edition of the 2010 Spready’s Bakery Under-19 Cricket Competitions .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Already accepted as one of the greatest boxers of any era, Floyd Mayweather has set his sights on adding further gloss to his glittering career instead of acquiring more titles .
RALEIGH, North Carolina, (Reuters) - The doping cases that have dogged athletics leave it at risk of being overtaken by swimming as the premier Olympic sport .