COPENHAGEN/RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Rio de Janeiro won a resounding vote yesterday to stage the first Olympics in South America in 2016, rebuffing U .
The David de Caires/Ivan Mackie Medal Play format tournament, which promises to be one of the most important tournaments on the Lusignan Golf Club calendar, is being held today .
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Estranged West Indies captain Chris Gayle cracked consecutive hundreds this week in Jamaica’s latest trial matches for the regional limited overs championship starting later this month in Guyana .
By Marlon MunroeQuincy Clarke of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) romped convincingly to victory in the 100 and 200 metres upstaging Michael Saul and Keith Roberts of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in the process on the final day of the annual Joint Services Track and Field Championships at the Camp Ayanganna ground yesterday .
By Marlon MunroeEl Dorado limited overs Inter-County action will continue today with Berbice taking on Essequibo in what should be a keenly contested game in the second match of the competition at the Blairmont Community Developmental Centre ground, West Coast Berbice .
The Guyana Wado Ryu Karate Association (GWKA) held its annual Junior Kumite Karate tournament on September 27 at the Banks DIH Sports Club .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies returned to the Caribbean last evening following their winless ICC Champions Trophy campaign in South Africa .
Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) will face Everest Cricket Club (ECC) today at the Demerara Cricket Club ground (DCC) to determine the winner of the Demerara zone of the Neal and Massy national limited overs first division club competition .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Captain Ricky Ponting became the third batsman to reach 12,000 one-day international (ODI) runs as he guided Australia to a nine-wicket win over England in Friday’s Champions Trophy semi-final .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Unbeaten centuries by captain Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson led holders Australia to a crushing nine-wicket win over England in yesterday’s Champions Trophy semi-final .
Warren Cameron emerged winner of the Ministry of Home Affairs Champion of Champions Domino Competition at the Guyana Police Sports Pavilion on Thursday .
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) says it will discipline FIFA referee/ instructor Lawrence `Sparrow’ Griffith for his involvement in the recent Inter_Pub Futsal finals which was held at the National Gymnasium .
Caribbean Motor Racing Championships – Round 3 The third and final leg of the 2009 Caribbean Motor Racing Championships are billed for the South Dakota Circuit and based on the showdown in Jamaica and Barbados, November 8 would certainly be one to remember when the region’s fastest cars and top drivers meet in Guyana .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – A battered West Indies began the long trek back to the Caribbean last night, still picking up the pieces from a bruising ICC Champions Trophy campaign where they failed to win a single match .
COPENHAGEN, (Reuters) - The frantic, last-minute lobbying by the four rival cities bidding for the 2016 Summer Olympics closed yesterday with a shift of pace as IOC members forgot the polemics and relaxed with a gentle evening of ballet .
- Alpha and Camptown in final battle The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) 2009 Cellink Plus Premier League wraps up tonight with what is expected to be a thrilling double header that has the tournament’s two top teams battling against each other at the Tucville playfield .
Action continues tomorrow in the Berbice Football Association (BFA) Coca Cola Senior League as the No .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is again the most popular player in Europe, based on sales of his blue and gold jersey .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago captain Daren Ganga said yesterday the upcoming Twenty20 Champions League in India would serve to renew the national team .
Hikers ‘A’ squeezed past Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) 1-0 to maintain their unbeaten run in the Banks DIH Night Hockey tournament at Thirst Park Wednesday evening .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - With Tiger Woods overshadowing the sports world like a colossus, the PGA Tour has so far managed to provide fairly robust resistance to the global economic downturn .
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) will continue its first Inter-Club meet for 2009 this weekend at the Castellani Pool on Homestretch Avenue .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Officials of the International Cricket Council have debunked media reports that the West Indies were in danger of losing the right to host the 2010 Twenty20 World Cup .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted his team made mistakes during the Champions Trophy in which they failed to reach the semi-finals .
Fifteen outstanding cricket officials drawn from clubs across Berbice were honoured last weekend by the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) for their contribution to cricket in the Ancient County in 2009 .
Safraz XI defeated Trophy Stall XI of East Coast by five wickets in a close match with Shaheed Gittens contributing 66 in Safraz XI’s response of 163-9 made by Trophy Stall in the quarterfinals of the Mike’s Pharmacy 15-over countrywide softball competition organized by the Guyana Softball League (GSL) .
CHICAGO, (Reuters Life!) - Nike Inc denied it has an endorsement deal with Michael Vick more than two years after dumping the National Football League quarterback following his arrest for bankrolling a dog-fighting ring .
--ICC Champions Trophy semi-final(BBC) England seam bowler Stuart Broad will have a late fitness test ahead of today’s ICC Champions Trophy semi-final against Australia at Centurion .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Australia will not be taking England lightly in today’s Champions Trophy semi-final, off-spinner Nathan Hauritz said yesterday .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Yuvraj Singh top-scored with 78 and shared a big partnership with skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to power India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the third one-day international yesterday .
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The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) has continued its support of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) annual Open indoor Hockey tournament which will get underway on October 19 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Chris Gayle prepared for his return to West Indies cricket with a typically belligerent 155 off 79 balls before retiring in a Jamaica trial match at Kensington Park in Kingston on Tuesday .
By Marlon Munroe Essequibo went under to Demerara yesterday by 54 runs in their match of the El Dorado Inter-County competition at the Anna Regina Community Development Centre ground despite a fighting half century opening stand from brothers Norman and Royan Fredericks .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Contrasting half-centuries from Tamim Iqbal and Mohammad Ashraful guided Bangladesh to a four-wicket victory over Zimbabwe yesterday for a 2-1 lead in the five-match one day series .