Georgetown Mayor Hamilton Green Seven-A-Side Inter Club football tournament in commemoration of his 75th birth anniversary continues today at the Banks DIH Thirst Park ground from 18:00 hours with the final set of round robin matches .
It was a day when people turned out in their numbers at the Bourda ground to witness the culmination of what has been a successful tournament organized by the Guyana Softball League (GSL) and played under floodlights in various categories .
The Berbice zone of the 2009 Guyana Cricket Board sponsored First Division 3-day cricket competition continued last weekend with the start of one of the scheduled two Group A matches .
SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Reuters) - Tim Duncan scored 24 points and had 12 rebounds as the San Antonio Spurs beat Milwaukee 112-98 on Monday to end the Bucks’ three game winning streak .
NEW YORK, CMC – CONCACAF on Monday threw its support behind the powerhouses United States in their bid to host the FIFA World Cup in either 2018 or 2022 .
- Triple header on tonightIt was the same script but a different cast when Ravens and Eagles met in the 3rd Division knockout tournament as the Dyna’s Embroidery-sponsored team soared to a 65-37 win .
Australia are relying on their bouncier home pitches to try to dislodge one of Test cricket’s most immovable objects in the Test series against the West Indies, starting at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday (Wednesday night, east Caribbean time) .
Jerome Taylor has pronounced himself fit, ready, eager and confident that he can cope with the additional duty of spearheading an untested West Indies attack in the first Test against Australia, starting at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday (Wednesday night east Caribbean time) .
It was the perfect pinnacle officials of the Lusignan Golf Club were looking forward to following a very busy and exciting year of golf, and the Power Stout Guyana Open two-day tournament provided that peak to the local season[caption id="attachment_64599" align="alignleft" width="360" caption="Young guns, Christine Sukhram, second left and Avinash Persaud, second right are flanked by Banks DIH Limited’s George Mc Donald, extreme right and Carlton Joao .
Prize winners of the 2009 National Chess Champion-ships last Friday received their awards at a simple ceremony at Ramphal House, New Garden Street, George-town .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Swede Robin Soderling returned to haunt Rafael Nadal yesterday with a 6-4 6-4 victory as battle commenced in Group B at the ATP World Tour finals .
DUNEDIN, New Zealand, CMC – International cricket chief Haroon Lorgat yesterday hailed the value of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup, saying it had made a precious contribution to the development of the sport professionally .
Designers House promises organized vending - Rusal Bauxite Company hops onboardDesigners House have come onboard the Kashif and Shanghai organization with the main objective of raising the concession standards in the 20th anniversary tournament which kicks off on December 13 at the National Stadium .
Shane Bond returns to Test cricket today after an absence of over two years as New Zealand look for a positive start to their home series against Pakistan .
Dilshan to play with broken nose KANPUR, India, (Reuters) - Injured Sri Lanka paceman bowler Dhammika Prasad will miss the second Test against India starting today but opener Tillekaratne Dilshan will play despite suffering a broken nose .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Herschelle Gibbs has been recalled to the South Africa squad for the remainder of the one-day series against England .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket’s world governing body, the ICC, are anxiously anticipating a successful roll out of the umpires’ decision review system which will be used in the opening Test between West Indies and Australia starting Thursday .
Teenage golfer Avinash Persaud is the 2009 Guyana Open men’s champion while Christine Sukhram retained the ladies’ title when the curtain came down on the Power Stout Open Golf championships yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Club .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle will return in time for the first Test against Australia starting in Brisbane on Thursday, after flying home last week to attend to his ill mother in Jamaica .
By Rawle ToneyDebutants Melanie Patriots pulled off an upset victory over Maccabees beating the more seasoned club 56-51 while Dyna’s Ravens steamrolled Eagles by 56 points (99-43) as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Third Division and Open Knock-Out tournaments continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Saturday last .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Andy Murray marked the start of London’s five-year hosting of the ATP Tour Finals with a 6-3 3-6 6-2 win over U .
MONTE CARLO, (Reuters) - IAAF president Lamine Diack said yesterday he did not think athletics would soon join soccer in holding its top championship in Africa .
LONDON, (Reuters) - World number one Roger Federer started slowly but finished like an express train yesterday as he beat Fernando Verdasco 4-6 7-5 6-1 in his opening match at the ATP World Tour Finals .
MONTE CARLO, (Reuters) - Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, who became one of the world’s most recognised athletes, and American women’s 400 metres world champion Sanya Richards were named IAAF world athletes of the year yesterday .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – A dream of having a home for the sport in Dominica is one step closer towards becoming a reality .
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) - The Cleveland Cavaliers held the Philadelphia 76ers to just 10 fourth quarter points to rally for a 97-91 win on Saturday, LeBron James leading the home team’s assault with a 32-point effort .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Paul Collingwood marked his record 171st one-day appearance with an unbeaten century to lead England to a commanding seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the second match of the series yesterday .
KANPUR, India, (Reuters) - Muttiah Muralitharan will be hoping the bowlers get more favourable conditions when Sri Lanka face India in the second test from tomorrow after a flat pitch consigned the first to a high-scoring draw .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Daniel Bailey is suing a Swedish newspaper for erroneously publishing reports that he had failed a drugs test at the World Championships last August .
Persaud, Sukhram take day one honours Teenage golf prodigy Avinash Persaud took day one honours in the championship flight with two previous winners in contention, while defending ladies champion Christine Sukhram held steady on an intriguing day of the Power Stout Guyana Open Golf championships yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Club .
BRISBANE, Australia, CMC – West Indies’ pacers will hope to get first crack at the Gabba pitch in next week’s opening Test against Australia, with predictions the strip will be lively over the first day of the encounter .
Windies’ revival crucial to test cricket’s longevity Against the perpetual backdrop of debate over the future of Test cricket, the West Indies start a series against Australia at the Gabba in Brisbane on Thursday that the doomsayers expect will accelerate its demise .
By Marlon MunroeThe Hand-In-Hand limited-overs second-division competition culminated on Friday evening under lights with Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) making light work of Lusignan Sports Club (LSC) by 87 runs at the Lusignan Community Centre .
-has raised $8m, needs $41m more By Marlon MunroeThe Guyana Karate College (GKC) has been a pioneer in the field of Martial Arts since 1968 and, in its 41st year, the institution has made some significant strides to acquire a traditional dojo for the improvement of the sport .
Third Division underdogs Nets sent Demerara Colours Panthers packing 52-43 while the number-one seeded Courts Pacesetters team sank newcomers East/West Fire 77-55 in matches on the opening night of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s (GABA) Open and Third Division knock-out tournaments .
-says Bennet King There should be no doubt over Chris Gayle’s commitment to Test cricket after the West Indies captain underwent a Aus$25,000 heart operation to save his career on the 2005 tour of Australia, former head coach Bennett King told an Australian newspaper yesterday .
BRISBANE, Australia, CMC – If West Indies captain Chris Gayle does not return in time for the start of the opening Test next Thursday, his deputy Denesh Ramdin has no qualms about taking the mantle .