Sports

Tennis Summer Camp to go on for another week

After several demands from the participants and their parents, the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) P&P Insurance Tennis Summer Camp, which is being held at the tennis courts of the Pegasus Hotel, has been extended for another week .

NBA competitive balance in danger

- Say leading sports consultantsNEW YORK, (Reuters) - The NBA could be in danger of  losing its competitive balance if outstanding players such as LeBron James continue to join forces to form super teams,  according to some leading experts in sports management .

Santokie, Marshall set-up comfortable Jamaica win

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A typically enterprising half-century from Xavier Marshall followed-up by a decisive spell of left-arm fast bowling from Krishmar Santokie carried Jamaica to a comfortable nine-wicket victory over Leeward Islands in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship on Thursday .

Wobbly Pakistan close in on historic win

LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Opener Imran Farhat’s 67  in 95 balls put Pakistan on course for a comfortable win over Australia on the third day of the second test at Headingley yesterday .

Spirited Jamaica fall to Puerto Rico

MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico, CMC – Jamaica’s see-sawed run in the women’s basketball campaign at the Central American and Caribbean Games continued on Thursday evening when they were whipped by hosts Puerto Rico .

Cavendish wins fourth stage, eyes green jersey

BORDEAUX, France, (Reuters) - Mark Cavendish showed  he needed no help in sprint finishes when he won the 198-km 18th  stage of the Tour de France in commanding fashion yesterday .

CAC Games…Nicolette  lands bronze medal

CAC Games…Nicolette lands bronze medal

Squash queen Nicolette Fernandes won Guyana’s first medal of the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Bogota, Colombia yesterday .

Torch relay athletes denied  US visas

Torch relay athletes denied US visas

The two athletes who  were scheduled to travel to Mexico City to attend the Journey of the Youth Olympic Flame (JYOF) torch relay celebrations  will be absent from the electrifying festivities since they were denied the U .

Allan La Rose comes out in  support of GCC-GFC merger

Allan La Rose comes out in support of GCC-GFC merger

By Marlon Munroe Masters footballer and manager of the Rastafari Patriarchs, Allan La Rose believes that former West Indies batsman Basil Butcher’s comments regarding the merger of GCC and GFC were somewhat selfish and out of context .

200m agony for Ageday

200m agony for Ageday

-finds he was not registeredBy Tamika Garnett Guyana’s athlete at the International Athletics Association Federation (IAAF) World Junior Championships, Chavez Ageday yesterday found out that he could not compete in the 200m race as he was not registered .

Who’s who on Guyana’s CAC Rugby Sevens men’s team

Who’s who on Guyana’s CAC Rugby Sevens men’s team

The Central American and Caribbean (CAC) rugby sevens games will be contested tomorrow and Sunday at the National Stadium, Providence .

Sensational James wins 400m gold

MONCTON, Canada, CMC- Grenadian Kirani James produced a sensational run to win the men’s 400 meters at the World Junior Championships last night .

Steely Ponting leads Australian fightback

LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Captain Ricky Ponting  led a gritty Australian fightback on the second day of the  second test against Pakistan yesterday .

Murali’s 800th wicket sets up Sri Lanka victory

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Muttiah Muralitharan  captured his record 800th test wicket with the final ball of his  career yesterday as Sri Lanka cruised to a 10-wicket victory  after finally breaking India’s stubborn resistance .

List of leading test match wicket takers

(Reuters) - List of leading test wicket  takers after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan took his 800th  test wicket during the first test against India on Thursday .

Oosthuizen stays hot to share lead in Scandinavian Masters

BRO, Sweden, (Reuters) - British Open champion Louis  Oosthuizen continued his sublime form to share the lead in the  Scandinavian Masters first round yesterday .

Injured Del Potro included in U.S. Open entry list

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Browne century fires Windwards to top of standings

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Opener Atticus Browne hit his maiden TCL West Indies Under-19 century to guide the Windward Islands to first innings points against defending champions Jamaica and fire them to the top of the points standings after the end of the fourth round yesterday .

Guyana, Barbados clash ends with no decision

DENNERY, St Lucia, CMC – Half-centuries from Kyle Mayers and Kraigg Brathwaite briefly raised Barbados’ hopes but rain once again squashed them, as their fourth round match in the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge against Guyana finished in a disappointing no decision yesterday .

Barath strokes half-century to lead T&T to opening victory

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Adrian Barath signalled his return to top-level competition, when he stroked an entertaining half-century to lead Trinidad & Tobago to a nine-wicket victory over Canada in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship yesterday .

T&T held to draw despite Joseph century

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago tried desperately but could not force the crucial outright win against Leeward Islands as their fourth round TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge match finished in a draw yesterday .

One last major chance for wounded Tiger in 2010

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Betrayed by his renowned  clutch putting and winless in his first seven PGA Tour starts  this year, Tiger Woods is desperate to move out of unfamiliar  and decidedly uncomfortable territory .

12-man rugby squad  finalized for CAC Games

12-man rugby squad finalized for CAC Games

-Women’s NACRA squad also namedAt the end of their four-day encampment which began last Sunday, the 12-man National Rugby Sevens squad to represent Guyana on home soil in the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Rugby Sevens Games this weekend was named yesterday at the Splashmins Resort .

Smalta sponsors GFC cycle meet Sunday

Smalta sponsors GFC cycle meet Sunday

By Tamica Garnett The Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) will host a cycling meet and family fun day on Sunday at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground(MSC), Thomas Lands .

Can Guyana qualify for Club Champions League?

Asks Marlon Munroe Trinidad & Tobago set a precedent last year when they reached the final of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Club Champions League in India .

Sanjay’s Jewellery Medal Play tourney set for Saturday

The Sanjay’s Jewellery sponsored Medal Play golf tournament will be played off on Saturday at the Lusignan Golf Club .

Guyana rally to snatch draw against Dominica

Guyana’s Under-17 football team came from behind to snatch a draw in their opening match of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) World Cup qualifying group stage in Dominica on Tuesday .

Pieces of luggage recovered

Three pieces of luggage have been returned to the Guyanese boxers in Puerto Rico for the Central American and Caribbean Games from airline carrier LIAT .

Scrabble contest for youths set for August

The Guyana Association of Scrabble Players will be staging a Junior Scrabble contest for students on August 21 at the Malteenoes Sports Club .

AN Electronics 10-over softball contest:Stabroek Market emerges victorious

AN Electronics 10-over softball contest:Stabroek Market emerges victorious

Stabroek Market emerged victorious in the AN Electronics 10-over softball competition when they beat Enmore Tigers by eight wickets in last Friday’s match held at the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground .

Ageday in action in 200m today

Ageday in action in 200m today

- fails to qualify for 100m finalPromising sprinter Chavez Ageday will hope to have better fortunes when he participates in the 200m heats of the International Amateur Athletic Federation (IAAF) World Junior Championships in Canada after being eliminated from the 100m on Tuesday .

Caribbean T20 poised for take-off but rain hovers

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Rain could spoil the premiere of the long-awaited Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy which is poised to bowl off here this evening .

Heavy rains force washout of Under-19 matches

CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Torrential rain ruined the fourth round of matches in the TCL Group West Indies Under-19 Challenge, forcing a complete washout of the second day here yesterday .

Teams in final preparations for CAC Rugby Games

-Trinidad captain says Guyana should expect an intense gameBy Floyd Christie The Guyana-Trinidad rugby rivalry has been ongoing for years and the two Caribbean rugby powerhouses are on course to bump heads this weekend when the curtain rises on the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) rugby sevens games at the National Stadium, Providence .

Muralitharan closes in on 800 as India struggle

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Muttiah Muralitharan  edged closer to capturing his 800th test wicket in his farewell  match as Sri Lanka pushed a floundering India to the brink of  defeat yesterday .

Campbell-Brown, Jeter go head to head in Monaco

MONACO, CMC – Jamaican sprint queen Veronica Campbell-Brown will go head to head with in-form American speedster Carmelita Jeter, in one of the headline clashes of the Herculis 2010 international meeting here today .

Pakistan rip through shell-shocked Australia

LEEDS, England, (Reuters) - Pakistan turned the form  book on its head with an inspired bowling performance to skittle  Australia for just 88 on the first day of the second test yesterday .



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