NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) - A quickfire century by captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni set up India’s 99-run victory over Australia yesterday as the home team levelled the one-day series 1-1 .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Former international cricket umpire David Shepherd has died aged 68 following a long battle with cancer, Gloucestershire County Cricket club said yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Kobe Bryant delivered a masterful 33 points as the Los Angeles Lakers held off a late fightback by city rivals the Clippers to launch their NBA championship defence with a 99-92 win Tuesday .
DOHA, (Reuters) - Eight-times grand slam winner Andre Agassi left the tennis world in a state of shock yesterday when he admitted using the recreational drug crystal meth and lying to men’s governing body the ATP to escape a ban .
DOHA, (Reuters) - The anticipated duel in the desert for the world number one spot failed to materialise at the WTA Championships yesterday as Dinara Safina withdrew with a back injury to gift the prize to American Serena Williams .
Champions League Twenty20 runners up Trinidad and Tobago with the Bravo brothers to the fore, yesterday thrashed Jamaica by 90 runs at the Providence National Stadium in a President’s Cup limited overs first round encounter .
The Combined Campuses and Colleges yesterday snatched a thrilling one run victory over the Windward Islands in a match that went all the way down to the wire .
A responsible innings of 27 from tail ender Suleiman Benn helped Barbados defeat the West Indies Under-19 team yesterday at the world famous Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda when the 2009 WICB President’s cup Limited overs tournament bowled off .
PAARL, South Africa, CMC – Teenager Deandra Dottin thumped a typically aggressive half century that spurred West Indies to a narrow two-run victory in the third Women’s Twenty20 International and a series whitewash of hosts South Africa yesterday .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – In a repeat of the 2004 final in Bangladesh, West Indies will tackle Pakistan in their opening game of the 2010 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup in New Zealand next January .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach has predicted a knockout by the Filipino southpaw when he challenges Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto for the WBO welterweight title next month .
-President’s Cup limited overs competition bowls off with eight teams and four matches todayGEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Defending champions Trinidad & Tobago and regional four-day title-holders Jamaica will clash in the feature match of the opening round in the WICB President’s Cup limited-overs competition today at Providence .
Chief Executive Officer of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Ernest Hilaire has thrown out a challenge to the countries participating in this year’s WICB regional tournament which is to restore the pride of cricket to the Caribbean when the event bowls off today with four matches at four venues .
Line and Length Network in collaboration with the National Communications Network (NCN) announced yesterday that they will be providing commentary for every match of the WICB President’s Cup One Day Tournament which bowls off today at 9:15am at various venues .
In Greek mythology Athena is the goddess of strategy, reason, wisdom and of heroic endeavours .
Defending national chess champion Kriskal Persaud will be hoping that the saying a “bad beginning makes a good ending,” holds true in his case after losing twice as the National Closed chess championships got underway over the week-end .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - A sparkling all-round display by Elton Chigumbura led Zimbabwe to a five-wicket victory over Bangladesh in yesterday’s opening one-day international .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board chief Julian Hunte says he expects the standard of cricket in the President’s Cup to be of a high quality .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Ramnaresh Sarwan feels his time as West Indies captain has passed and fully endorses Chris Gayle for the position .
Beverage giants Ansa McAl and Cellular service providers Digicel have teamed up with Beepats to sponsor this year’s Scorpion’s All-Star Weekend, which will be held from November 7-8 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Following is a statement by Trinidad and Tobago cricket captain Daren Ganga in relation to an article appearing on the ESPNStar .
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Oct 27, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has applauded the West Indies Women’s Twenty20 International series triumph in South Africa .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is the latest body congratulating Trinidad and Tobago’s cricketers for their exhilarating performance at the Champions League Twenty20 championship in India that landed them the runner-up spot and US$1 .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka recalled left-arm paceman Chanaka Welegedara to their squad yesterday for the Test series in India next month .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC - President of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Deryck Murray is calling on the national cricket team to refocus, as they departed last night for the President’s Cup in Guyana .
Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) senior men’s team scored a cliff hanger victory over Hikers in a dramatic final in the senior men’s competition on Sunday’s final night of action in the GT&T National Indoor Hockey championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
President of the Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) Ryan Wissow has ordered a rematch between Shondell Mystery Lady’ Alfred and Corinne De Groot to take place 120 days from September 28 .
Tournament leaders Alpha United continued their dominant run in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) when they defeated Victoria Kings 2-0 Sunday last at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground Bourda while the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Milerock were able to pick up victories as well .
TORONTO, (Reuters) - There was plenty of construction in and around the Air Canada Centre this summer as the home of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors and the Maple Leafs from the NHL underwent a spectacular multi-million dollar facelift .
“We are going to reclaim our pride and to let the ‘Golden Jaguars’ roar proud again,” exclaimed national coach Wayne ‘Wiggy’ Dover as the Guyana team departed for Suriname to compete against the host, French Guiana and the Netherlands, in a four-nation football tournament .
It is difficult to come to an assessment of the outcome of the latest sojourn by the Floyd Reifer-led West Indies team to the Champions Trophy tournament in South Africa if one were to do a thorough analysis .
Riddim Squad and Santos Football Clubs who are firmly ahead in the points standing of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Western Union First Division Competition brushed aside Huston Stars and Uprising in the penultimate round on Sunday at the Camptown ground .
-Carriah takes four wicket haul Andre Creary and Kraigg Brathwaite yesterday scored half centuries in the second President’s Cup practice match for the West Indies Under-19 team at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, CMC – Off-spinner Anisa Mohammed recaptured top form yesterday and wrecked South Africa’s batting with a five wicket haul that propelled West Indies to a series-winning 13-run victory in their second Twenty20 Women’s International .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Marie Rosada landed the women’s road race title and completed the double while propelling Puerto Rico to overall team championship honours as the 2009 Elite Caribbean Cycling event concluded late Sunday afternoon .
Old records crumbled as Mervyn ‘Spongy’ Moses and Randolph Morgan powered their way to new ones at the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) senior championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday .
By Kizan Brumell Guyana’s Cleveland Forde and Brazil’s Sueli Vieira stormed to victory in the male and female Open international categories of the first stage of the seventh annual South American 10K Road Race Classic which was run on the roads of Georgetown yesterday .