CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Even the prospect of a golf landscape temporarily minus Tiger Woods is not one PGA Tour officials, advertisers and sponsors care to ponder as speculation swirls around the popular athlete’s private life, which has kept him secluded in his Florida home .
Chris Gayle has warned Ricky Ponting to expect “some fury” from Kemar Roach in next week’s third Test in Perth - but the Australian captain is already prepared for the threat from the West Indies newest “pace like fire” tearaway .
- says Colin Klass President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Colin Klass (CK) recently sat down and spoke exclusively with Stabroek Sports’ Rawle Toney (RT) about his satisfactions and certain misconceptions relating to football in Guyana .
By Marlon Munroe President of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Phillip Fernandes has expressed his association’s gratitude to the sponsors of the Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Festival stating that the GHB will immediately start preparations for next year’s tournament .
Joel Garner believes the Umpire’s Decision Review System (UDRS) is “a gimmick that everyone’s been experimenting with” and should be taken out of cricket .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - All Star center Dwight Howard celebrated his 24th birthday by scoring 25 points in the Orlando Magic’s 97-86 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Tuesday .
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – A bright picture is being painted ahead of the region’s hosting of the International Cricket Council’s World Twenty20 tournament next year .
South Georgetown’s Terrence Alstrom produced a good all-round performance to lead his team to an eight wicket victory over Essequibo Islands in the quarter-final of the Guyana Cricket Board/Ministry of Education Under-15 limited overs countrywide tournament .
Yesterday, BK International Limited renewed its partnership with the Western Tigers Football Club during a simple ceremony at the head office where they handed over gears and a sponsorship cheque which covers the club’s disbursements .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Australia’s selectors yesterday kept unfit pacer Peter Siddle in their 12-man squad for the third Test against West Indies at Perth starting next Wednesday, Tuesday night Caribbean time .
Guyana’s world-ranked squash player Nicolette Fernandes has a starring role in the 2010 Women’s International Squash Players’ Association Calendar, which has just been launched by the player body WISPA .
On February 27 this year, Gregory ‘Jackie Chan’ Richardson became the first Guyana footballer to play in the US Major League Soccer competition (MLS) when he signed a US$75,000 contract with the Colorado Rapids .
Adelaide, Australia: It was not to be .
The presidents of the country’s two most active basketball associations Trevor Rose and Abdullah ‘Zico’ Hamid yesterday told Stabroek Sport that it was time that the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) holds elections .
Lionel Jaikarran created history by becoming the youngest person to be elected president of the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Monday night .
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Banks 2009 Masters Invitational tournament was officially launched yesterday at the Pegasus Hotel and serves off Friday at 6pm at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel Tennis Courts .
-Australia press turn on own teamAustralia’s cricket press has swung full circle within a week .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Fast bowler Kemar Roach has caught the attention of Australia captain Ricky Ponting who says the rookie pacer will be the one to watch in the final Test in Perth starting next week .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board director Baldath Mahabir says more needs to be done to develop the region’s fast bowling stocks .
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Upbeat West Indies captain Chris Gayle has hailed the regional side’s performance after they forced Australia to battle hard on the final day before earning a draw in the second Test here yesterday .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Discarded Test opener Brenton Parchment compensated for his first innings failure and Danza Hyatt sustained his impressive form, as they both hammered unbeaten half-centuries in the Jamaica Cricket Association’s third and final four-day trial match which ended in a draw Monday .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australian officials want FIFA to allow the country’s domestic football codes to continue running their competitions during the World Cup if their bid to host the tournament in 2018 or 2022 is successful .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Mohammad Yousuf has been retained as Pakistan captain for the test and one-day international series in Australia starting this month .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies will head to Perth for the final Test against Australia without a replacement for the injured paceman Jerome Taylor .
PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) - Allen Iverson received a warm ‘welcome home’ from Philadelphia fans on Monday, but his return could not prevent the 76ers from losing 93-83 to the Denver Nuggets .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s cricket authorities have proposed a fund-raising one-day series in England next year against a world XI selected by the International Cricket Council (ICC) after failing to attract teams to play in Pakistan because of security fears .
LONDON, (Reuters) - English umpire Mark Benson has said he withdrew from officiating in the second Australia v West Indies test due to ill-health, not because of frustration over the referral system .
EAST LONDON, South Africa, (Reuters) - Pace bowler Jimmy Anderson will miss England’s two-day warm-up against a SA Provincial XI on Wednesday with his niggling knee injury causing concern ahead of next week’s first test against South Africa .
MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Cricket-crazy India woke up to banner headlines and a multitude of special television programmes on Monday celebrating their team’s ascent to the top of the test rankings for the first time .
Adelaide, Australia: Chris Gayle batted for the entire fourth day to set up what is sure to be an enthralling final day at the Adelaide Oval, with all three outcomes very possible and an outright result to the Second Test still highly probable .
By Orin DavidsonWest Indies has given short shrift to spin bowling over the years, but Sulieman Benn proved it is the way to go for this Test and the remainder of the series Down Under .
By Marlon Munroe Just a week after their appointments were made public, Cricket Development Officer (CDO) Reon King and his deputy High Performance Analyst (HPA) Robin Singh of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) have set their programme in train .
Bakery giants Bakewell yesterday handed over 2,500 tickets to the Ministry of Education for distribution to schools in Georgetown to attend the 20th Annual Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament .
From its staging of the National Closed Chess championships, the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) is now moving to stage a championships for schools .
Ian Gouveia produced a remarkable performance to win last weekend’s GT&T sponsored Three-ball Scramble Golf tournament played at the Lusignan Golf Course .
The Guyana Defence Force will have to wait awhile to have a second crack at the nation’s number one football club Alpha United .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Former NBA referee Tim Donaghy, recently released from jail after serving most of a 15-month sentence for taking bribes to provide tips on games, said in an interview aired on Sunday that he had received death threats from organized crime .