COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Tharanga Paranavitana and Kumar Sangakkara hit centuries again yesterday as Sri Lanka punished the Indian bowlers in familiar fashion on the opening day of the second test .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - The type of cricket balls used in England will give the Pakistan bowlers a huge advantage over the home side in the four-test series starting this week, former Pakistan players said yesterday .
By Floyd Christie The host nation’s rugby Sevens team fittingly claimed the gold medal after defeating Jamaica in the final of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games rugby Sevens tournament yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence .
-Guyana 15th at CAC GamesThe Guyana team was in 15th position with a silver and two bronze medals after yesterday’s action of the XXI Central American and Caribbean games currently underway in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .
Stabroek Market beat Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GHPC) by one-wicket Wednesday evening at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground Bourda in a feature 25-overs-a-side softball match .
The Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) rifle team continued their winning streak by winning the prestigious Overseas Challenge Cup a four-man team shoot .
The West Demerara Dominoes Association (WDDA) will stage the Goed-Intent Policing Group dominoes competition today from 6:30pm at the ‘A’ Plus Domino Club, Murphy St, Goed Intent .
After a few golf swings Bishnarine Sanjay Persaud is convinced that he may not compete in the sport, but the Managing Director of Sanjay’s Jewellery, an ardent golf fan has made a commitment to sponsor future tournaments following last Saturday’s Medal Play Classic at the Lusignan Course .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Lennox Cush became the first bowler in the history of official Twenty20 cricket to take two hat-tricks to set-up a four-wicket victory for Guyana over Combined Campuses & College in the Caribbean T20 Championship yesterday .
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Windward Islands batted disappointing to concede first innings points but their bowlers hit back to stun Leeward Islands late yesterday and put them on course for the 2010 TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge title .
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – A stubborn 67-run seventh wicket partnership put Barbados within sight of first innings points against Jamaica on a rain-hit second day of their final round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge match yesterday .
DENNERY, St Lucia, CMC – A clinical second day effort from Trinidad and Tobago put them in a tremendous position to take full points over Guyana in their final round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge encounter here yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Kieron Pollard struck a dynamic half-century to revive Trinidad & Tobago and catapult them to a five-wicket victory over shell-shocked Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship on Saturday .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka will look to their third ‘M’ to bring victory over India in the second test as they bid to replace the visitors atop the ICC test rankings .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Spaniard Alberto Contador claimed his third Tour de France title day as seven-times champion Lance Armstrong made his final exit from the race .
By Floyd ChristieThe rugby community came out in support of the national men’s rugby Sevens team on the opening day the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence and were not disappointed .
DENNERY, St Lucia, CMC – A late order century stand between Evin Lewis and Akeal Hosein rescued Trinidad and Tobago from a total collapse against Guyana on the opening day of their final round match in the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge yesterday .
Nicolette and Keisha win silver medal Local squash pair Nicolette Fernandes and Keisha Jeffrey claimed a silver medal in the Women’s doubles at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Bogota Columbia on Friday evening .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Xavier Marshall stroked his second half-century of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship to propel Jamaica to a nine-wicket victory over Canada yesterday .
– 4th matchBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Sensational, exciting, and thrilling are just some of the adjectives that could be used to describe Barbados’ victory over the Combined Campuses & Colleges in a one-over eliminator in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship just past Friday midnight .
The Norman Singh Turf Club, West Coast Berbice will come alive again today when horses compete in seven events for over three million dollars in prizes in the St .
PAUILLAC, France, (Reuters) - Spaniard Alberto Contador was poised to win his third Tour de France yesterday after he extended his lead over Andy Schleck to 39 seconds following the 52-km individual penultimate stage time trial .
PARIS, (Reuters) - France’s 23-member World Cup squad have been suspended for the country’s next game after their first-round exit from this year’s tournament, the French Football Federation (FFF) said Friday .
LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Pakistan scrambled the 40 runs they required to beat Australia in a test for the first time in 15 years yesterday, winning the second test at Headingley by three wickets to draw the series 1-1 .
[caption id="attachment_88534" align="alignleft" width="144" caption="Cozier on Sunday"][/caption] The stirring performance by the team from Cave Hill in the extraordinary regional T20 double-tie with Barbados at Kensington Oval that ran through Friday night and into the witching hour should not have come as a surprise .
MONACO, CMC – Jamaican Jermaine Gonzales stormed to victory in the 400 metres but it was his 20-year-old countryman Yohan Blake who grabbed the headlines with a blistering run in the 200 metres at the 10th IAAF Diamond League meet here Thursday night .
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Barbados let their advantage slip as Jamaica hit back strongly, on a competitive opening day of their final round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge clash yesterday .
HOCKENHEIM, Germany, (Reuters) - Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel snatched pole position for his home German Grand Prix yesterday after beating Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso by barely the blink of an eye .
GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Left-arm orthodox spinner Kavem Hodge bagged five wickets as leaders Windward Islands restricted lowly Leeward Islands on the opening day of their final round, TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge encounter yesterday .
Guyana’s male Under-17 footballers yesterday defeated Aruba 7-0 in their final match of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifiers in Dominica yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Travis Dowlin followed-up penetrative spells from Lennox Cush and Davendra Bishoo with a purposeful half-century that anchored Guyana to a five-wicket victory over Windward Islands in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship yesterday .
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Five of the six teams participating in this year’s TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge can still capture the title but Windward Islands will start the fifth and final round in pole position when it bowls off here today .
-but falls short of medal roundThe Guyana national men’s table tennis team just missed qualifying for a medal when they lost 0-3 to Guatemala in their quarter final clash last evening at the Inter-American University in the village of San German .
The Guyana Karate College (GKC) received a sponsorship cheque of $500,000 from Ansa Mc Al under the Smalta brand yesterday in aid of the college hosting the 11th International Shotokan Federation (ISKF) Pan American Karate Championships scheduled for Guyana from August 12-15 .
The Guyana Junior Jaguars under-17 team takes on Aruba today in their final Group C match of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifying competition in Dominica .
- Sport MinisterThe East Coast Cricket Board wrapped up its ninth annual cricket academy at the Chetram Singh Centre of Excellence, La Bonne Intention (LBI), yesterday with Sport Minister Dr .
The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) yesterday named five powerlifters to represent Guyana at two international championships that will be held in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico from August 4-7 .