Century stand lights up India as S.Africa toil

DURBAN,  (Reuters) – An unbeaten century stand for the second wicket by Murali Vijay and Cheteshwar Pujara put India in control before bad light forced an early finish to the first day of the second and final test against South Africa yesterday.

Walcott lifts Arsenal, Man City sink Liverpool

Theo Walcott

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Theo Walcott’s double fired Arsenal back to the top of the Premier League with a 3-1 win at West Ham United on Thursday and title favourites Manchester City moved ominously into second spot by beating Liverpool 2-1.

Grand horse meet postponed

The Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) grand horse meet which was scheduled to run off yesterday at the club’s track at Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice has been postponed.

England fight back after bowled out for 255

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – England captured two quick wickets to leave Australia on 38 for two at lunch on the second day of the fourth Ashes test in Melbourne last night after the tourists were dismissed for 255 in the first hour.

Johnson late strikes thrill record crowd at MCG

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) – Mitchell Johnson’s late double strikes fired up a world record test crowd at the Melbourne Cricket Ground and left England a rocky 226 for six after Kevin Pietersen threatened to win the opening day of the fourth Ashes match for the tourists.

Windies win thriller against NZ

(Cricinfo) West Indies’ search for their first win of the New Zealand tour ended at Eden Park in Auckland as the visitors edged past the home side in a low-scoring thriller to take the lead in the five-match ODI series.

Alpha/GDF clash in Xmas Day showdown

- GFA Banks Beer Cup

Devon Forde

The Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Cup continues today with the traditional Christmas Day quarterfinals double header at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda.