- says blind cricket is here to stay Clevedon Mayers was re-elected president of the West Indies Blind Cricket Council (WIBCC) when that body staged its annual general meeting (AGM) last week .
Local lifters ‘Big John’ Edwards, Mervin ‘Spongy’ Moses and Randolph Morgan have begun their preparation for the 7th NAPF North American Regional Powerlifting Championships and the 12th NAPF/FESUPO Pan-American Regional Championships which will be held in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Hotel in Miami, Florida from August 4-8 .
Expressions of sympathy to the family of the late Godwin McPherson came yesterday from Minister of Sport Dr .
- Named USL-1 Player of the WeekGuyana’s star striker Gregory ‘Jackie Chan’ Richardson says that he’s having the time of his life playing with the Carolina RailHawks in the first division of the United Soccer League .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Travis Dowlin stroked a memorable, maiden century but Bangladesh produced a spirited batting display to turn the tables on West Indies and win the second One-Day International by four wickets with an over to spare here yesterday .
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) - England go into the third test at Edgbaston without their leading batsman but confident their talisman will be fit to face an Australian side desperate to level the series .
Zaheeda Samdally has been named skipper of the national female team .
It was not as spectacular as the first staging of the National Race of Champions in May this year, but the sequel marked a positive return for Andrew King as he once again showed why he was once Caribbean Champion driver .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Windward Islands snapped a four-game losing streak with a massive innings win over the Leeward Islands before lunch on the last day of their fifth and final round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Three-day Cup match yesterday .
The Kashif and Shanghai-organized Roraima Bikers Club cycle meet which is set for August 9 at the Amelia’s Ward Circuit in Linden, yesterday got another boost when Church’s Chicken put its weight behind the event .
NEW DELHI, India, (Reuters) - Troubled Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar’s career is as good as over, bowling great Wasim Akram said yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Final standings in the 2009 West Indies Three-day Cup Under-19 tournament at the end of the fifth and final round yesterday .
ROME, (Reuters) - Swedish 15-year-old Sarah Sjostrom broke the world record for the second time in two days to snatch gold in the 100 metres butterfly at an increasingly bizarre world swimming championships yesterday .
Second Dan World Taekwondo Federation Kukkiwon Black Belt holder Alim Azimullah recently returned from Mexico after a training course for coaches to aid the development of taekwondo in Guyana .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago were frustrated by Guyana, as their title hopes disappeared following a draw on the final day of their fifth round, TCL Group West Indies Three-day Cup Under-19 encounter yesterday .
EUGENE, Oregon, (Reuters) - Even after all the pain, the surgery and the heartbreak, Mary Slaney still wants to run .
On day one of the FINA World Championships the males in the Guyana swimming team took part in their first race at the event .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Defending champions Barbados were undermined by inept batting and crashed to a 10-wicket defeat to Jamaica yesterday, handing the hosts the 2009 TCL Group West Indies Three-day Cup Under-19 title .
MADRID, (Reuters) - Sweden striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic moved to Barcelona from Inter Milan and Cameroon’s Samuel Eto’o went the other way yesterday in a swap deal worth more than 66 million euros ($94 .
Conquerors, Pele, Uprising and Flamingo storm into semis Fruta Conquerors will oppose Uprising while Pele will clash with Flamingo in the semi-finals of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/Georgetown Football Club (GFA) Guinness Futsal Competition tomorrow at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
MADRID, (Reuters) - Tour de France winner Alberto Contador found the time he spent off the road with Astana team mate Lance Armstrong tougher than the race itself, the Spaniard said yesterday .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Security arrangements for next year’s World Cup in New Delhi was given the green light by the chief of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Max Mosley, president of motor racing’s governing body, yesterday asked its safety commission to prepare a report on the recent debris-related accidents in the Formula One and Two world championships .
Trenace Lowe sweeps to gold in U-21 singles; Idi Lewis, Michelle John place third in men’s, women’s singles Guyana produced its best showing in recent years as the 51st annual Caribbean Table Tennis Championships ended Saturday in French Guiana .
King rules![caption id="attachment_52774" align="alignleft" width="278" caption="King of the tracks! Andrew King’s tube frame Mazda RX7 spits fire as he takes the checkered flag in front of Paul Vieira .
A century from Shamaine Campbell spearheaded Berbice to a massive 191-run win over Essequibo when the second round of the senior female Inter-county competition continued yesterday at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .
The final of the East Bank Basketball Association tournament is scheduled for August 2 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – A career-best bowling performance from Kemar Roach was overshadowed by another feeble batting display from West Indies which handed Bangladesh a 52-run victory in the first One-day International yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Fast bowler Keon Joseph snared a five-wicket and surprisingly placed struggling Guyana in charge against tournament leaders Trinidad and Tobago on the second day of their final round TCL Group West Indies Three-Day Cup Under-19 match yesterday .
ROME, (Reuters) - Swimming’s short-term experiment with hi-tech suits prompted the expected flood of records at the world championships yesterday with Federica Pellegrini among those setting new marks which might stand for years to come .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Windward Islands seized control of their TCL Group West Indies Under-19 challenge match against Leeward Islands yesterday, when they gained a sizeable first innings lead and then forced their opponents to follow on .
Former World champion Vernon Forrest was shot and killed at around 11pm Saturday night the boxing website Fightnews has reported .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Title-chasing Jamaica used a splendid unbeaten hundred from Courtney Allen and Patrick Harty’s six-wicket haul to take full control against defending champions Barbados in their final round TCL Group West Indies Three-day Cup Under-19 match yesterday .
PARIS, (Reuters) - Alberto Contador emerged as the new cycling boss yesterday when the Spaniard wrapped up his second Tour de France title on the Champs-Elysees on Lance Armstrong’s return to the race .
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) - Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday as McLaren roared back to the front after a slump of 10 races without success .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Tyson Gay gave Usain Bolt a reminder of his pedigree when the world champion defied a groin injury to win the 200 metres at the London Grand Prix on Saturday in 20 .
-says Allan Donald (Cricinfo) Allan Donald, the former South African fast bowler, has said bowlers must be allowed to “prepare” the ball - ball-tampering, in other words - to redress the balance between bat and ball and protect the “dying breed” from increasingly lifeless pitches .