BELGRADE, (Reuters) - France edged towards a 10th Davis Cup title when Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra staged a remarkable fightback to beat Serbia’s Nenad Zimonjic and Viktor Troicki in a five-set cliffhanger yesterday .
MANILA, (Reuters) – Should a highly anticipated clash with Floyd Mayweather Jr fail to materialise, Manny Pacquiao will pick from a shortlist of three opponents for an April 16 bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, the Filipino’s promoter Bob Arum has said .
Cellink Berbice snatched victory from the jaws of defeat after a hat-trick by off spinner Narsingh Deonarine sank the Demerarians by seven runs in Pepsi/Carib T20 tournament last night at the Guyana National Stadium .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A British newspaper, the Independent, yesterday launched a caustic attack on FIFA’s high-ranking Trinidadian executive member Jack Warner after football’s world governing body rejected England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup .
The Essequibians did not disappoint and were not mere onlookers when they battled the Rest Team who eventually won by four wickets in the first match of the Carib/Pepsi T20 competition at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Australia struck early to take the prize wicket of England captain Andrew Strauss but Alastair Cook and Jonathan Trott eased the tourists to 90-1 at lunch on the second day of the second Ashes test today .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Michael Hall is one of three new appointees to the board of directors for the West Indies Players’ Association .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pace bowler James Anderson finally found his footing on Australian soil with a spellbinding display of pace and movement to put England in charge of the second Ashes test yesterday .
CLEVELAND, (Reuters) - It was not a warm homecoming but it was a spectacular one as LeBron James scored a season-high 38 points to lead the Miami Heat to a convincing 118-90 triumph over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Thursday .
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - Former West Indian captain Brian Lara wants to take part in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) next year after ending his three-year retirement from cricket recently .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Herschelle Gibbs’s international career could be over after Cricket South Africa (CSA) said the 36-year-old batsman’s contract had been cancelled by mutual consent .
THOUSAND OAKS, California, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods gave himself extra reason to smile after stretching his lead to a commanding four shots in the second round of the Chevron World Challenge yesterday .
SUN CITY, South Africa, (Reuters) - World number one Lee Westwood gave a golfing masterclass to sprint three shots clear of the field after the Sun City Challenge second round yesterday .
The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has named an 18-man senior national Sevens rugby squad to begin training for the upcoming International Rugby Board (IRB) Sevens World Series in Las Vegas, United States on February 12 and 13 next year .
The National Under-17 football squad will depart Guyana tomorrow for the Dominican Republic to compete in the second leg of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-17 World Cup qualification series which takes place next week .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Roger Burden, acting chairman of the Football Association, has withdrawn his application for the permanent position saying he can no longer trust FIFA members after the failure of England’s bid to host the 2018 World Cup .
DHAKA, (Reuters)- Bangladesh’s Abdur Razzak took a hat-trick and shared nine wickets with fellow left-arm spinner Shakib Al Hasan to set up a crushing six-wicket victory in the second one-day international against Zimbabwe yesterday .
The Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) continued its assistance to the development of cricket in the ancient county of Berbice with a donation of a Desktop Photocopier/Fax Machine/Phone System valued $120,000 to the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) .
Tain and Skeldon Community Centre Cricket Clubs registered comfortable victories in their respective playoff matches to ease themselves into the quarter-finals of the New Building Society (NBS) Second Division 40-Over Cricket Competition in Berbice .
After confirmation on Wednesday that Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United will appear after all in the 21st Kashif & Shanghai tournament, the players in the proposed replacement team, Ann’s Grove Football Club are feeling disheartened, according to Club President Trevor Waterman .
ZURICH, (Reuters) - Awarding the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar sees FIFA continue to expand soccer’s horizons while tapping into huge financial resources, and the will to spend them, at a time of global economic uncertainty .
Guyana’s number one seed and defending champion, Philip Squires, lost in straight sets to Jeremy Miller in the men’s singles finals of the Pegasus Open lawn tennis tournament that was played last night at the courts of the Pegasus Hotel .
THOUSAND OAKS, California, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods put himself in position to end a forgettable year on a triumphant note by charging one shot clear in the Chevron World Challenge first round yesterday .
Over two years ago as an active player, two weeks of table tennis work and a stint of weight training was all that table tennis veteran Godfrey Munroe needed to capture the title as Guyana’s table tennis men’s singles champion .
The Annual RRT Enterprises golf tournament will be played tomorrow at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) as the curtains draw closer to the end of the LGC’s 2010 season .
FORT DE FRANCE, Martinique, CMC – A swaggering Jamaica strolled to a commanding 4-0 win over Guyana on Wednesday night, maintaining their winning run and installing themselves as overwhelming favourites to win the Digicel Caribbean Cup .
KANDY, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka grabbed two West Indies wickets in the afternoon session before rain washed out play for the rest of the second day in the third and final test at Pallakele yesterday .
Former junior champion Taffin Khan on Wednesday became Guyana’s youngest senior chess champion after he defeated Kriskal Persaud in a final playoff of the Neal and Massy/Seven Seas National Chess Championships held at Keishar’s Sports Club .
The Demerara team is looking to put behind them the dominance of Cellink Berbice in local cricket and focus on one game at a time in order to wrest the Carib/Pepsi T20 title from the Ancient County .
Guyana’s leading distance athlete Cleveland Forde left here this morning for Barbados where he will be participating in the annual Run Barbados Series from today .
TORONTO, (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors spoiled the return of number one draft pick John Wall to the line-up by routing the Washington Wizards 127-108 on Wednesday .
Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United Football Club will appear after all in the 21st edition of the Kashif & Shanghai tournament on December 12 after the intervention of the governing body .
Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) President Chetram Singh ended months of speculation when he told Stabroek Sport yesterday that he will not be seeking re-election at January’s Annual General Meeting .
The semi-final round of the Guinness Greatest of De Street Futsal Competition was never short of excitement as the Albouystown ‘A’ and Broad Street ‘B’ teams reigned supreme at the National Park Tarmac .
ZURICH, (Reuters) - FIFA will take the biggest and most far-reaching decision in international sport today when its executive committee votes on the host nations for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups .
JAIPUR, India, (Reuters) - Captain Gautam Gambhir compiled a flawless century to guide India to a resounding eight-wicket victory over New Zealand in the second one-day international yesterday .
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pace bowler Mitchell Johnson has been dropped from the Australia squad for the second Ashes test against England, captain Ricky Ponting said yesterday .