Defending champion Ransford Goodluck bounced back into contention when he secured victory on a rain-interrupted second day of the Queensway sponsored National Rifle Shooting championships yesterday at the Timehri Rifle ranges .
Sunburst Camptown’s Devon Ford had a spectacular run against Victoria Kings as he recorded a helmet-trick to help his team into the semi-final round of the Fruta Conquerors organized Namilco Football Festival at the Tucville Playfield on Thursday night .
HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters) - Openers Virender Sehwag and Gautam Gambhir gave India a flying start after the bowlers triggered a New Zealand batting collapse on the second day of the second test yesterday .
DUBAI, (Reuters) - Mohammed Hafeez’s half-century guided Pakistan to 144 for two in reply to South Africa’s first innings 380 on the second day of the first test yesterday .
-But Alonso favoured to take third Formula One titleABU DHABI, (Reuters) - Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel put himself in the best possible position to claim the Formula One title by beating his three rivals to pole position in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix yesterday .
-Straker steals 400m win from Letitia Myles The official results were yet to come in up to press time last night but unofficially District 10 are the winners of the National Schools, Track and Field Championships which climaxed late last night at the National Stadium at Providence .
—captures Valladares Trophy Fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud yesterday picked up from where he left off at this year’s Commonwealth Games by winning the first two stages of the Queensway-sponsored Guyana National Rifle Shooting Association Fullbore national championships at Timehri Rifle Ranges .
From Marlon Munroe in BlairmontThe Rest Team swung the pendulum back their way after a brilliant unbeaten century from opening batsman Shemroy Barrington on the third day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Four-Day tournament at the Blairmont Community Centre ground yesterday .
-Dowlin, Johnson hit unbeaten tonsEssequibo suffered another humiliating defeat in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Four-day tournament when they were beaten by an innings and 38 runs inside two days at the Anna Regina Community Centre ground yesterday .
- AND 1 players amaze in warm-up game Promoters of the current All-Star Basketball Weekend, which began yesterday unveiled the uniforms that will be worn by Guyana’s All-Star players and disclosed the members of Wildfire’s Guyana “All-Star team who will clash with the AND 1 Streetball team tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
GRAPEVINE, Texas, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao aims to enhance his place among boxing’s elite while Antonio Margarito has a chance of redemption when they clash in today’s hotly anticipated WBC super welterweight bout .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat for the second time this season with a 112-107 victory on Thursday led by Ray Allen’s 35 points .
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA), fresh from its staging of the National Schools TT championships, will stage a competition for ministries, business entities, corporations and organizations this weekend at the National Gymnasium .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara believes his side has enough to firepower to undermine West Indies, though the hosts will be without spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan who recently retired from Test cricket .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A senior Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board executive says he expects the three-Test Sri Lanka tour to serve as the real test of new West Indies captain Darren Sammy’s mettle .
DUBAI, (Reuters) - Graeme’s Smith’s 22nd test century set South Africa on their way to a formidable 311 for three at the close of the first day of the first test against Pakistan at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium yesterday .
HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters) - Opener Tim McIntosh scored his second test hundred to build a solid platform for New Zealand in their first innings on the opening day of the second test against India yesterday .
Telecommunications giant, Digicel, in collaboration with the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) on Wednesday launched the 2010 Digicel Golf Classic which will be held today at the Lusignan Golf Course, East Coast Demerara .
- competition continues tonight The opening night of the second Guinness ‘Greatest of de Street’ futsal competition was flooded with goals as the first 16 teams took to the Albouystown Court on their journey to the top in search of the $500,000 first prize .
The seventh staging of the annual Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Competition was officially launched Thursday at the Guyana Cricket Club (GCC) pavilion .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies will enter the first Test against Sri Lanka in Galle next week with precious little match practice after the final day of their tour game against the President’s XI was washed out yesterday .
Berbice continued their dominance over the Rest Team on day two of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Four-Day tournament at the Blairmont Community Centre ground by securing a 190-run first innings lead yesterday .
Upper Demerara/Kwakwani (District 10) rallied to the number one position in the Boys Under-12 High Jump and the Boys Under-16 Javelin competitions of the 50th Annual National Schools Track and Field, Cycling and Swimming Championships at the Providence National Stadium yesterday .
Already a record holder, Michael Walcott yesterday chronicled another in the male teachers 21 – 30 javelin throw when he cleared a distance of 48 .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Not a ball was bowled in the tour match between Sri Lanka Cricket President’s XI and West Indies yesterday due to rain .
High Jump athlete Shakeem Gentle set a new record for the boys under 16 category when he cleared a height of 180cm in the National Schools’ Championships held at the Guyana National Stadium on Wednesday .
North Georgetown District 11 is the indisputable winner in the swimming segment of the National Schools’ Championships held on Tuesday at the Castellani Swimming Pool .
MEMPHIS, (Reuters) - The Dallas Mavericks rode the hot shooting of Jason Terry to pull away from the Memphis Grizzlies in a 106-91 victory on Wednesday .
Royston Crandon struck the first century of this year’s Guyana Cricket Board Inter-County cricket tournament yesterday at the Blairmont Community Development Centre Ground .
He has developed a reputation as a ball handling wizard and despite his small stature AND 1 Streetball star, Grayson Boucher A .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Newly appointed vice-captain Brendan Nash stroked a confident half-century but West Indies suffered an all too familiar batting collapse on the opening day of their three-day tour match against Sri Lanka Cricket President’s XI yesterday .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies vice-captain Brendan Nash has lamented his side’s poor batting and says they will have to make the most of their second innings opportunity .
Guyana’s leading distance athlete Cleveland Forde and compatriot Dennis Horatio are scheduled to depart this morning for Panama where they will represent Guyana in the third leg of the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) South American Athletics Confederation 10 km Road Classic that will be held on Sunday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Government here has thrown its full backing behind the national cricket board’s bid to host the next two Caribbean Twenty20 Championships .
It was a night of upsets when quarterfinal action in the annual Namilco Football Festival Knockout Tournament took place Tuesday night at the Tucville Playfield .
The third and final stage of the International Football Federation (FIFA) Referees Assistant Programme got underway yesterday at the Demerara Mutual Fire and Life Insurance Company building on Rob Street .