The Guyana swim team had a fair day in the pool yesterday at the 13th FINA World Championships as Fabian Binns swept to the first heat win for Guyana at the championships .
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) - American world champion Tyson Gay produced a storming run to win the men’s 100 metres in 9 .
Former President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF), Colonel (ret’d) Godwin McPherson was laid to rest yesterday at Litchfield Village, West Coast Berbice following a church service at the Church of the Transfiguration in Georgetown .
The Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) last evening recognised the winners of round two of the National Race of Champions which concluded last Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit .
Who will wear the crown? Tonight the inaugural Futsal champions will be crowned when Flamingo and Uprising Football Clubs clash for top honours in the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Guinness Futsal Competition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
ROME, (Reuters) - Nadja Higl and Daniel Gyurta produced shock 200 metre breaststroke victories yesterday to show that fairytales were still possible at a swimming world championships dogged by the controversy over hi-tech suits .
World Boxing Council (WBC) Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) champion Leon ‘Hurry-Up’ Moore and WIBA Iberian-American bantamweight champion Shondel ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred have both inked their respective contracts for the September 26 title fights which will be staged at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) - England fast bowlers James Anderson and Graham Onions ripped out Australia for 263 on the second day of the third Ashes test yesterday .
(Reuters) - A list of the leading runscorers in test match cricket after Ricky Ponting passed compatriot Allan Border to become the highest Australian scorer and third overall on the second day of the third Ashes test against England yesterday:Player Country Span Runs 1 .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Throughout a life spent almost entirely devoted to football, former England manager Bobby Robson shone like a beacon of decency and old-fashioned values, of all that is good in the game .
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) - Injured Formula One driver Felipe Massa is doing “very well” and will be flown back to Brazil on Monday, his personal physician said yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers forward Lamar Odom has reached a verbal agreement on a multi-year deal to stay with the NBA champions, the player’s agent said on Thursday .
CHENNAI, India, (Reuters) - India’s top cricketers are reluctant to sign up to the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) controversial ‘whereabouts’ rule with just one day remaining before the Aug .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Spaniard Mikel Astarloza, 11th in the Tour de France, has been provisionally suspended following a positive out-of-competition test for the banned blood booster EPO, the International Cycling Union (UCI) said yesterday .
BASSETERRRE, St Kitts, CMC – With Bangladesh already having won the series courtesy of victories in the first two matches, West Indies can only hope to salvage what little pride remains in the final One-Day International of the three-match series here today .
Already embroiled in a bitter dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) is now exchanging words with the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) over retainer contracts for 33 players ahead of the Champions League Twenty20 series in India October 8 to 23 .
By Tiadi BlairGuyana will be represented by a 10-member team to the International Lawn Tennis federation (ITF) Junior Coca Cola tournament in St Lucia .
Basseterre, St Kitts: West Indies Head Coach, John Dyson, has lauded the Bangladesh team for outplaying his depleted West Indies side in both the Digicel Test and Digicel One Day International series .
Flamingo and Uprising bulldoze way into final Flamingo and Uprising Football Clubs will battle for top honours after flatten their opponents to enter the final of the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports/Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Guinness Futsal Competition on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
By Tiadi BlairThe Guyana Harpy Eagle Martial Arts Academy will host its third annual Open Martial Arts Tournament exhibiting the art at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall tomorrow .
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Substantive regional Twenty20 champions Trinidad & Tobago have been drawn in Group-A of the Twenty20 Champions League with Indian Premier League champions Deccan Chargers in the preliminary round of the competition to be staged in India in October .
Guyana’s Fabian Binns, Niall Roberts and Noelle Smith yesterday clocked good times at the world swimming championships yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Nelson Bolan snared four wickets for 30 runs to help Leewards complete a 25-run victory over Guyana in their opening round match of the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 One-day Trophy competition yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica launched their bid for a clean sweep of the series when they outplayed Trinidad & Tobago by four wickets in their opening match of the TCL Group, West Indies One-Day Trophy Under-19 tournament yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados used a telling new-ball burst from captain Jason Holder to set up an uncomplicated seven-wicket win over the Windward Islands in their opening TCL Group West Indies One-Day Trophy Under-19 match yesterday .
Sixty karatekas were successful at a grading examination conducted by Sensei Christopher Chaves which was held on July 25 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall under the Japan Karate Association/World Federation Guyana (JKA/WFG) .
The Guyana Badminton Association will attend the XVIII Pan American Junior Championships to be held in Puerto Rico from August 17 to 23 says president of the Guyana Badminton Association Gokarn Ramdhani .
- Hails event as the best ever in 12 years The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) has hailed their 12th annual cricket academy as one of the best ever as the curtains came down on the two-week event with an award ceremony .
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) - Australia made a confident start in the third Ashes test against England as Shane Watson’s unbeaten fifty lifted them to 126 for one on a rain-disrupted first day yesterday .
Chattergoon stars with bat and ball Former Guyana Under-15 captain Harrinarine Chattergoon blasted a magnificent 126 and picked up three wickets for just nine runs as he led Albion Community Center to victory over Port Mourant ‘B’ when play in the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) organized 2009 Spready’s Bakery Under-19, 50-over cricket competition continued in the ancient county .
The historic Berbice Cricket Board/Scotia Bank Cricket Academy opened on Monday at the Port Mourant Cricket ground with president of the Board Keith Foster telling the 45 young cricketers that discipline and dedication were the keys to success .
- Moore down for NABA title clashThe latest boxing news to hit the streets is that national female bantamweight champion Shondel ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred will fight for her first world title when she faces Canadian Corinne Van Ryck De Groot for the vacant Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) bantamweight title .
-says Joe ChapmanThe local basketball has been plunged into a state of mourning following the death of long serving President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) retired Col .
STANFORD, California, (Reuters) - Serena Williams has won three of the last four grand slam titles but is still number two in the world, behind Dinara Safina, who has won none of the big four events of tennis .
Alpha and Victoria Kings blank out opponents Alpha United and Victoria Kings have progressed to the semi finals on the East Coast Demerara Reunion Knockout Football Tournament after contrasting victories over their opponents at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground on Tuesday night .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Back on the seniors tour after nearly winning the British Open, self-styled ‘old fogey’ Tom Watson says he is happy to have eaten his own words .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Mediator Sir Shridath Ramphal has embraced the presence of a facilitator in the fierce dispute between West Indies players and the board that led to a boycott of the current Bangladesh series by the region’s top flight players .