BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – All-rounder Darren Sammy would readily trade in his consecutive Man-of-the-Match awards for the West Indies continued success in the World Twenty20 Championship .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 6, CMC – A late flourish from Albie Morkel set South Africa up for a 13-run victory over New Zealand in the second Super Eight match of the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Middle order batsman Mithali Raj’s cameo 44 was not enough to prevent India from a 10-run loss to New Zealand in their Group B clash in the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship at Warner Park yesterday .
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies A launched their tour of Bangladesh in fine style yesterday, beating South Africa A by 11 runs in their opening match of the Tri-Nation Limited Overs series .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An enterprising half-century from Kevin Pietersen propelled England to a comfortable six-wicket victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has defended the fitness of injury-plagued fast bowler Jerome Taylor who is yet to play a match in the World Twenty20 Championship .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Sri Lanka beat Pakistan in a nail-biter at Warner Park to start their campaign in the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship on a winning note .
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida, (Reuters) - Long-hitting American JB Holmes set the early pace at the Players Championship yesterday as late starter Tiger Woods parred his first five holes .
-as GRFU fine tune preparations for hosting of CAC Games By Floyd ChristieAs part of the preparations for the upcoming Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games to be held at the National Stadium on July 24 and 25, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) Rugby Seven’s Club League is scheduled to begin on Saturday at the National Park .
By Tamica GarnettWhile rain called a halt to most of yesterday’s sporting activities, a scrabble tournament thrived beneath the cozy shelter of the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC)building .
By Floyd ChristieStating that the tournament is heading in the right director Guyana’s most decorated male bodybuilder Hugh Ross feels that the time may be ripe to make the biannual Hugh Ross Bodybuilding Classic into an annual affair .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Morne Morkel ended with career-best figures, as South Africa ruthlessly formalised a place in the Super Eights with a crushing 59-run victory over lightweights Afghanistan in the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Australia beat title-holders in a dramatic finish to their opening game of the Women’s World Twenty20 Championship at Warner Park here yesterday .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Teenaged West Indies batsman Deandra Dottin said yesterday she had taken a do-or-die approach in scoring her historic century against South Africa .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies A will launch their tour of Bangladesh today when they clash with South Africa A in the second match of a triangular limited overs series in Dhaka .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Teenager Deandra Dottin blasted the first ever century in Women’s Twenty20 Internationals, as she propelled West Indies to a 17-run win over South Africa in the opening match of the World T20 Championship here yesterday .
ROME, (Reuters) - Serena Williams huffed and puffed into the Italian Open quarter-finals yesterday but promised fans they could expect “sexy” Serena on court to face Russian Maria Kirilenko in the last eight .
PONTE VEDRA, Florida, (Reuters) - World number one Tiger Woods, who missed the cut at last week’s Quail Hollow Championship, said he will not be fazed if his 258-week reign at the head of the rankings is ended by Phil Mickelson on Sunday .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, who became the first player to lead the league in rebounding and blocks in consecutive seasons, headlines the NBA all-defensive team, the league said yesterday .
BRIDGETOWN, (Reuters) - Michael Hussey struck a sparkling 47 not-out and Dirk Nannes took four wickets to help Australia beat Bangladesh by 27 runs and qualify for the Super Eight stage of the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The Los Angeles Lakers relied on trouble-shooter Kobe Bryant to arrest another late-game lapse and extend their Western Conference semi-final lead to 2-0 with a 111-103 victory over the Utah Jazz on Tuesday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies manager Joel “Big Bird” Garner has urged Caribbean fans to throw their full support behind the regional squad as they prepared for the Super Eight, second round of the World Twenty20 Championship .
- England go through after rain turns contest into no result By Marlon MunroeEngland secured a place in the super eight round after their match against Ireland at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday was abandoned following persistent rainfall .
Two intriguing encounters filled with intense rivalry are set to unfold at the Enmore Community Center Ground today when the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League continues .
- says Will Boodhoo World Boxing Council (WBC) International Referee/Judge William Boodhoo says he is pleased with the administrators and promoters of boxing locally but sees a great need for more public and private sector support .
Says Donald Duff It might have grossed US$11m at the gate but Saturday night’s mega welterweight fight in Las Vegas, USA between Floyd `Money’ Mayweather and `Sugar’ Shane Mosley failed to live up to its pre-fight billing .
By Kizan BrumellThe ‘Black Caps’ comfortably defeated Zimbabwe by seven runs on the Duckworth/Lewis Method at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday and as a result officially secured their place in the Super Eight round of the ICC World Twenty20 Championship .
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Doubles Tournament will discover the last of its winners when the match-up unfolds on the lawns of the Pegasus Hotel to conclude the final three matches today .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – West Indies skipper Chris Gayle has called on his players to be more consistent in every aspect of the game after they progressed to the Super-Eight, second round of the World Twenty20 Championship .
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics gatecrashed LeBron James’s celebration party by tying up the best-of-seven Eastern Conference semi-finals series against the Cleveland Cavaliers with a resounding 104-86 road victory on Monday .
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Florida, (Reuters) - Golf fans are spoilt for choice with a plethora of mouthwatering storylines for this week’s Players Championship where Phil Mickelson has a chance to replace Tiger Woods as world number one .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester United, left clutching at straws in this year’s Premier League title race, must inject new blood into their ageing squad during the close season to re-establish their grip on England’s most cherished trophy .
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Indian batsman Suresh Raina says his aim is for consistency, following his whirlwind century against South Africa in the World Twenty20 Championship on Sunday .
By Marlon MunroeThe West Indies cricket team strolled to its second win in the ICC World T20 World Championships defeating England by eight wickets yesterday at the Guyana National Stadium after rain forced the game to be decided on the Duckworth/Lewis system .
By Floyd ChristieAfter flexing his way through seven compulsory poses and clashing with Guyana’s best bodybuilders in the overall pose down, Royston Booker was adjudged winner of the second Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Body Building and Fitness Championship held Sunday night at the National Cultural Centre .
- D/L gives Sri Lanka 14-run win By Kizan BrumellMahela Jayawardene scored the second century of the ICC World Twenty20 Championship in classical fashion and in the process helped Sri Lanka to record their first victory at the Guyana National Stadium, yesterday .
The remaining quarter-final matches of the annual Mayor’s Cup Knockout Football Tournament will kick off tomorrow at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground from 6pm .