Guyana’s Nicolette Fernandes justified number 57 world ranking when she won both the men’s and the women’s Open singles titles at the Farfan & Mendes National Squash Championships which ended Saturday evening at the Georgetown Courts .
-Guyana to host second roundQualification among Caribbean territories for the CONCACAF Gold Cup will open August 18 in Antigua and Puerto Rico and finish with the Digicel Caribbean Championship final in Martinique on November 28, the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) announced yesterday .
By Floyd Christie Kwakwani Secondary swept three titles in the National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF) finals Monday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to take the title of 2010 NSBF Champion of Champions .
The national under-19 cricket team was treated to a farewell dinner Monday evening at the Water Chris Hotel prior to their departure for St .
NEW YORK – The confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) yesterday announced that it has decided to withdraw its support from the men’s and women’s soccer competitions in the 2010 Central American and Caribbean Games in Puerto Rico due to a lack of suitable facilities .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford has identified the support from his teammates as one of the memorable features of his entry into international cricket .
ARENBERG, France, (Reuters) - Norway’s Thor Hushovd set the record straight by winning the 213-km third stage of the Tour de France yesterday as defending champion Alberto Contador and seven-times winner Lance Armstrong lost ground .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lankan Muttiah Muralitharan, cricket’s leading international wicket taker, will retire from tests after this month’s first test against India, his manager said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan completed a second Twenty20 victory over World Cup finalists Australia in as many days at Edgbaston in Birmingham yesterday .
By Tamica Garnett Chairperson of the Junior Development Committee of the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA), Grace McCalman, has lamented the poor turnout at the recent mini-tennis Inter Schools tournament .
LAUSANNE, (Reuters) - Jamaican triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt said yesterday he may end his record-breaking career after the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African world 800 metres champion Caster Semenya was cleared yesterday to compete as a woman nearly a year after controversial gender tests put her career on hold .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - LeBron James has made at least one decision, just not the one the basketball world had been waiting for .
ADARE, Ireland, (Reuters) - A tetchy Tiger Woods was in no mood to field questions about his troubled private life while competing at the JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am yesterday .
By Marlon MunroeThey had no ‘superstars’ of West Indies cricket, no IPL big cheque earners to rely on .
By Floyd ChristieIan Jackson cruised past the finish line unchallenged to become the new champion of the Roraima Bikers Club NAMILCO ‘Wheat Up’ 70-mile road race yesterday .
Martinique’s Karl Rapon played unbeaten to win the Guyana /FIDE International rating Tournament which ended yesterday at the National Stadium at Providence .
- says FIDE’s Development Commission chairman Allan Herbert By Donald DuffAllan Herbert chairman of the Development Commission of the International Chess Federation (FIDE) yesterday lauded the organising committee of the FIDE rated tournament which ended at the Providence National Stadium and said the tournament achieved its objective .
The Elcock Stable was adjudged champion stable at the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports eight-event horse race meet on Sunday at the Alness Race Course, Corentyne .
Kwakwani Secondary’s under-16 and under 18 teams stormed into the finals of the National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF) following wins in the semi-finals Sunday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
ABUJA, (Reuters) - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday reversed a ban on the national soccer team taking part in international tournaments after the football federation pledged to disband the side and rebuild it .
ADARE, Ireland, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods failed to match the party atmosphere with his golf as he slumped to a seven-over-par 79 in the first round of the JP McManus Invitational Pro-Am yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A confident Trinidad and Tobago Under-19 squad, led by West Indies vice-captain Yannick Ottley, will leave here today to participate in the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge Trophy in St Lucia .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan avenged their heart-breaking defeat in this year’s World Twenty20 semi-final to beat Australia by 23 runs in the first T20 international in Birmingham yesterday .
ERASMIA, South Africa, (Reuters) - Germany’s World Cup semi-final opponents Spain are far more dangerous than Argentina, with their game based on the world’s best teamwork and not just individual qualities, said coach Joachim Loew .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - The World Cup’s history men face the competition’s nearly men when inaugural hosts and twice winners Uruguay take on double runners-up Netherlands in Cape Town today fighting it out for a place in the final .
SPA, Belgium, (Reuters) - Tour de France riders staged a mini-protest yesternday after rain and an oil spill combined to make the roads ultra slippery on the 201-km second stage from Brussels .
- with 3-1 whipping of CubaBy Marlon Munroe Brittany Persaud and Ashley and Justina Rodrigues scored once while goalkeeper Tenyka Francique pulled of a spectacular save to propel the Lady Jags football team to a 3-1 win over Cuba on Saturday at the National Stadium at Providence .
By Floyd Christie The coordinators of the National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF) added frosting to an already entertaining tournament when they selected the cream of the crop to face off in the NSBF Junior and Senior All-Star games Saturday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
By Floyd Christie Defending champion Warren Mc Kay, fresh from beating the field in the recent National Road Race championships, will start as favourites today when the Roraima Bikers Club NAMILCO `Wheat Up’ 70-mile road race takes place on the East Bank Public Road .
What is expected to be quite simply the biggest Veterans table tennis tournament to be staged here in recent times gets underway this morning at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
(Cricinfo) The BCCI has voted unanimously to ratify the charges against suspended IPL commissioner Lalit Modi at its special general body meeting in Mumbai yesterday, and forwarded the case to its disciplinary committee .
-Fired up Nadal whips Berdych to reclaim Wimbledon crownLONDON, (Reuters) - So eager was Rafael Nadal to reclaim his Wimbledon title yesterday that he entered Centre Court with his racket already cocked in his left hand and the unwitting Czech Tomas Berdych lined up in his sights .
(BBC) Ravi Bopara struck a sparkling 168 as England Lions reached the tri-series final with their third win out of three, a 124-run rout of West Indies A yesterday .
LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies pinch hitter Kieron Pollard failed with the bat but got two wickets for Somerset to help them to a comprehensive 79-run victory over Middlesex in the Friends Provident Twenty20 tournament yesterday .
ABUJA, (Reuters) - Nigeria’s football federation (NFF) yesterday overhauled its leadership and apologised for the poor state of its national team in a last-minute bid to reverse a directive suspending it from international matches .
BRUSSELS, (Reuters) - Alessandro Petacchi used patience and experience to get through a crash-filled first stage of the Tour de France and snatch his first sprint victory on the race for seven years .