By Tamica GarnettPresident of the Guyana Olympic Association K .
CANTERBURY, England, CMC – Shiv Chanderpaul’s Lancashire pulled off a resounding victory over Kent yesterday to keep alive their hopes of winning the English County Championship Division One title .
SINGAPORE, CMC – Fifteen-year-old Jamaican Odane Skeen crowned himself world junior sprint king yesterday when he dismissed his field to win the 100 metres at the inaugural Youth Olympics .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Off-spinner Johan Botha has replaced Graeme Smith as South Africa’s Twenty20 captain, Cricket South Africa (CSA) announced yesterday .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies will face Kenya and Sri Lanka in Colombo next February, in official warm-up matches for the 2011 Cricket World Cup .
Ricky Ponting has revealed details of a “bruising” argument between Australia’s past and present players over safety concerns in the lead up to this year’s IPL .
GATINEAU, Canada, – St Lucia are on the verge of finishing the men’s junior NORCECA Championship winless, after another straight sets whipping by Martinique in their penultimate match on Friday .
MASON, Ohio, (Reuters) - World number two Roger Federer comfortably beat Cypriot Marcos Baghdatis 6-4 6-3 yesterday to set up a meeting with American Mardy Fish in the final of the Cincinnati Masters .
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Nevis turned in a dominant performance, hammering Antigua and Barbuda by 122 runs to open the St Kitts Under-13 tournament on a high yesterday .
(BBC) Pakistan captain Salman Butt hailed his side’s character after they survived a final session wobble yesterday at The Oval to give them hope of rescuing the series .
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, (Reuters) - Arjun Atwal is on the verge of becoming the first player from India to win on the PGA Tour after racing three shots clear of the field in the Greensboro Classic third round yesterday .
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Former world 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell has called an end to his 2010 season, joining his more celebrated Jamaican compatriot Usain Bolt on the sidelines .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s cricket team has offered to tour Pakistan to raise funds for the victims of the country’s massive floods, despite the suspension of foreign visits following a militant attack last year .
Cozier on SundayThere was a time when, for good reason, English county cricket attracted close attention throughout the Caribbean .
(BBC) Andy Murray battled hard but succumbed to American Mardy Fish 6-7 (7-9) 6-1 7-6 (7-5) in intense heat in the last eight of the Cincinnati Masters yesterday .
By Tamica Garnett Swimming clubs are now looking beyond the erection of the 50-metre Olympic-size swimming pool at Liliendaal and their concern is over the scheduled time that will be allotted the various clubs for use of the facility when it is opened .
By Floyd Christie In their first game against the senior national basketball team since 2007, the Washington DC Jammers basketball team outclassed the locals in Game One of the three-game series for the Godwin McPherson Memorial Trophy, Thursday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
LONDON, England, CMC – Veteran West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul lashed his second century in four games for Lancashire to keep them in line for a victory while ex-Test seamer Corey Collymore’s four-wicket haul spurred Sussex to an innings triumph yesterday .
The national men’s and veterans’ squash teams began the team championships of the National Lotteries Authority Caribbean Squash Championships in St Vincent and the Grenadines on Wednesday on a losing note going under to Barbados and the Cayman Islands respectively .
(BBC) Lewis Hamilton lost his championship lead to Red Bull’s Mark Webber at the last race in Hungary but the McLaren driver is four points back with seven races left .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Serena Williams has pulled out of the U .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan transformed the course of the third test against England at the Oval yesterday in a spectacular passage of play immediately after the tea interval on the third day .
Alpha United head coach Wayne ‘Wiggy’ Dover is concerned that the team is not in top form despite the Inter-Guiana Football Cup being just about a week away .
They have delivered the goods on the field with bat and ball but now cricketers Travis Dowlin, Christopher Barnwell and Derwin Christian have pledged to make sizeable contributions to the development of their club .
The New York based Legends of Port Mourant group is pushing ahead with its quest to continue assisting entities in the renowned Berbice village in the development of sports and education .
Grace Kennedy Remittance Services (GKRS) through their international brand Western Union made a formal presentation of their $165,000 contribution to the Guyana Amateur Basketball Association (GABF) yesterday at the company’s location on Water Street .
By Marlon MunroeAs the accusations fly back and forth between the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), GCB President Chetram Singh closed the chapter yesterday by stating that it takes two to argue .
The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) has named a three-man boxing team for the Commonwealth Games scheduled for New Delhi, India from October 3-14 .
Guyana’s leading junior long distance lady, Jevina Straker, despite placing twelfth in the 1000m qualifiers on Wednesday night, local time, has now been placed in the “B” finals of the girls 1000m of the World Youth Olympic Games currently on in Singapore .
ZURICH, (Reuters) - Jeremy Wariner produced a world leading time to win the 400 metres at the Weltklasse Diamond League meeting yesterday and fellow American David Oliver maintained his unbeaten record this season in the 110 hurdles .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Graeme Swann kept England in contention in the third test against Pakistan at the Oval yesterday by capturing his 100th test wicket during a day of attritional but invariably absorbing cricket .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Stafanie Taylor and Kemar Roach are the only two players from West Indies vying for major individual honours in the ICC Awards this year .
By Marlon MunroeFollowing Guyana’s fifth place finish in the recently-concluded men’s indoor Pan American hockey championships in Barquisimeto, Venezuela, national coach Timothy Mc Intosh has underscored the need for more international exposure for teams .
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Baseball great Roger Clemens, one of the best pitchers in the sport’s history, was indicted yesterday for lying to the U .
The two-member coaching team from the United Kingdom (UK)-based Boost Coaching Academy continued their training sessions with local rugby players yesterday at the National Park .
By Floyd ChristieThe Washington DC Jammers began their one-week tour of Guyana on Wednesday and as part of their visit the team along with their staff will be hosting a coaching clinic today from 1 pm at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) .