-Burnett captures bronze Adrian Spellen added a taekwondo silver medal to Guyana’s tally in the men’s under-87kg weight class at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games currently underway in Puerto Rico yesterday .
By Floyd ChristieDefending champions and tournament favourites, Guyana suffered their first loss in the past four years of the North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Championships, yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence .
-national coach By Marlon MunroeNational boxing coach Wincel Thomas says that for amateur boxers to be effective and to rise to the top here and further afield, they will have to become more technically correct .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Torrential rain forced the abandonment of the penultimate preliminary match in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship between Barbados and Guyana without a ball being bowled .
NOTTINGHAM, England, (Reuters) - England’s Eoin Morgan plundered 125 not out for his maiden test century to help dig his team out of trouble and steer them to 331 for four at stumps on day one of the first test with Pakistan yesterday .
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) - Formula One drivers must be allowed to race each other freely and if that means missing out on the title by a single point then so be it, Rubens Barrichello said yesterday .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - Britain’s Phillips Idowu produced the performance of a lifetime to defy the form book and beat hot favourite Teddy Tamgho of France in the triple jump final at the European championships yesterday .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Orlando Magic, hoping to return to the NBA Finals for the second time in three seasons, gave coach Stan Van Gundy a contract extension that will keep him with the team through the 2012-13 season, the Magic said .
NAIROBI, (Reuters) - Kenya’s world champion Vivian Cheruiyot won the 5,000 metres after a terrific last lap sprint with big Ethiopian rival Meseret Defar on the second day of the African Championships yesterday .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Suresh Raina stroked a memorable debut century and Sachin Tendulkar coasted to his fifth double hundred to lift India to a massive total of 669 for nine in the second test against Sri Lanka yesterday .
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – All three games in the opening round of the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 One-Day Trophy were washed out yesterday, after heavy rain doused the island leaving venues under water and forcing officials to abandon any hopes of play .
HARARE, (Reuters) - Zimbabwe’s football federation has suspended its chief executive Henrietta Rushwaya on suspicion of fixing the national team’s matches during a tour of Asia last year, the federation said yesterday .
By Tamica GarnettTwo groups, Temptation Promotions and GT Promotions, are set to make football history by staging the first ever football match between a Guyana Football Federation (GFF) sanctioned ‘Guyana All Star XI’ and the second oldest football team in the world, the Cray Wonderers .
-at meeting for upcoming President’s/Jefford Track and Field Classic By Marlon MunroeTempers flared at an Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) meeting with coaches yesterday which resulted in one coach allegedly being physically assaulted .
Boxers Dexter Jordan and Ray Sandiford were forced to settle for bronze medals after losing their semi-final bouts at the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico yesterday .
While the Guyana Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) is preparing to hold its annual Senior National Championships, the Guyana and Trinidad Mutual Group of Insurance Companies has come out in support of the venture .
Defending champion Robin Persaud will be looking to retain his crown when the Regan Rodrigues 50-mile cycle road race takes place on Sunday .
- Coach Sham Johnny Although the club captured its fair share of trophies, coach of the Running Braves Athletics Club, Sham Johnny, says the most significant achievement is the remarkable performance by many of his athletes at the recently-concluded Hampton Games in Trinidad and Tobago .
The sixth edition of the GBBC/GABA Friday Night Fights is building momentum .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The sorry campaigns of the Leeward Islands and Canada came to equally dismal ends here yesterday, when their final game of the Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy was rained out at the Queen’s Park Oval .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s San Juan Jabloteh conceded a late goal to lose their opening encounter of the CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round against Santos of Mexico on Tuesday night .
(BBC) Captain Andrew Strauss insists England will not be distracted by the upcoming Ashes when they begin their Test series against Pakistan today .
(BBC) Essex have signed West Indies international Dwayne Bravo for their T20 squad ahead of the finals .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar once again came to his country’s rescue and raised hopes of salvaging the second test yesterday after Sri Lankan spinners wreaked havoc by claiming four wickets to hinder India’s fightback .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - With LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh focused on building their own NBA Dream Team in Miami, USA Basketball unveiled a Plan B line-up yesterday for next month’s world championships .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Steve Waugh tipped Graeme Swann, Ajantha Mendis and Harbhajan Singh to fill the void left by the retirement of spin bowling’s golden generation .
ATLANTA, (Reuters) - In the searing Georgia sun, American Justin Gatlin works alone on resurrecting a sprinting career cast into limbo by a four-year doping ban .
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) - Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt and top sprint rivals Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell will meet for the first time this year in a 100 metres showdown at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting next week .
MANILA, (Reuters) - Seven-time world champion Manny Pacquiao made a vow to improve life in his poor southern hometown and to help the Philippines win a first Olympic gold medal in his maiden speech as a lawmaker in Congress .
DETROIT, (Reuters) - Professional golfer Tiger Woods has been off his game since his extramarital affairs were exposed last year, but he’s still the world’s highest earning athlete, according to 2010 rankings released yesterday .
-Guyana’s women rubgy team in last gasp victory over T/dad By Floyd ChristieIt was described by International Rugby Board (iRB) Regional General Manager, Tom Jones as the best game of rugby he has seen in years .
-Adam Harris, Prowell also eliminated from 200m Guyana’s Aliann Pompey failed to land a second medal after placing sixth in the women’s 200m final at the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico yesterday .
By Tamica GarnettMinister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .
- Captain Shemaine Campbelle By Marlon MunroeNational women’s cricket captain Shemaine Campbelle is soft spoken but very competitive and as rounded and gifted as most in the sport and she sets a high standard for her other teammates to follow .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Manager Dave Small has hailed the character of the Barbados Under-17 side after they overcame several challenges to advance in the Caribbean Football Union Youth Cup last weekend .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - For former world and Olympic heptathlon champion Carolina Kluft, scraping into the European championship long jump final as the last qualifier yesterday was a huge achievement .
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - Diego Maradona’s stormy spell as Argentina coach came to an end yesterday when the Argentine Football Association (AFA) voted unanimously not to renew his contract .