KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan named former test batsman Mohsin Khan as Iqbal Qasim’s successor as chief selector yesterday .
PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) - All-Star guard Allen Iverson will miss the remainder of the season for personal reasons, the Philadelphia 76ers said yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Robinho made a productive return to England ysterday, scoring one goal and setting up the other to guide five-times world champions Brazil to a 2-0 win over Ireland in a friendly at Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton is looking for a new manager after he and his father Anthony decided to call time on one of the closest partnerships in Formula One .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods is hitting golf balls again and working out at his home in Florida, a source close to his camp told Reuters yesterday .
By Marlon MunroeWith a string of repellent performances designed to drive away an already wary cricket public and amidst persistent ramblings between the West Indies Cricket Board and the West Indies Players’ Association, the West Indies team arrived in Guyana yesterday smarting from their humiliating Twenty20 defeat against opponents Zimbabwe on Sunday .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – As expected, captain Chris Gayle has returned to strengthen the West Indies side for the first two One-Day Internationals but there is still no room for batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan and all-rounder Dwayne Bravo .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Standings after the seventh and final round of the WICB Regional first-class competition yesterday:Tabulate under: Teams; M=Matches; W=Wins;.
By Marlon MunroeGuyana Football Federation (GFF) Technical Director attached to Guyana’s Lady Jaguars Mark Rodrigues admitted yesterday that he was pleased with the team’s prospects but was cognizant that more is expected from the team before their first match on Friday against St .
-Oscar Shew Memorial TT competition Former Caribbean U-15 boys singles champion Nigel Bryan and national player Chelsea Edghill were adjudged the most outstanding racquet wielders when the Oscar Shew Memorial two-day table tennis tournament ended at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Sunday .
The selectors of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) yesterday named 26 under-15 players for practice sessions that commence today and ends Thursday at the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) ground .
(BBC) President Dmitry Medvedev has called on Russian Olympic officials to resign, following the nation’s worst ever performance in the winter games .
(BBC) The threat of mass withdrawals from the Indian Premier League seems to have been allayed after organisers gave new commitments over security .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africa coach Corrie van Zyl is striving for more consistency from his players and believes the recently completed tour of India was a solid starting point to preparations for next year’s World Cup .
DUBAI, (Reuters) - Paceman Brett Lee, who retired from test cricket last week, said he hoped to spearhead Australia’s attack at the World Twenty20 tournament to be staged in the Caribbean from April 30 .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England included five uncapped players in their provisional 30-man squad for the World Twenty20 to be staged in the Caribbean from April 30 this year, announced yesterday .
Michael Hussey has another chance to regain the number-one batting position in the Reliance Mobile ICC ODI Championship when Australia goes head to head with New Zealand in the five-ODI series in Napier tomorrow .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies welcomed new coach Ottis Gibson to the job with horrific batting that condemned them to an embarrassing 26-run defeat in their Twenty20 International against Zimbabwe yesterday .
By Marlon MunroeGeron Williams outsprinted Alonzo Greaves and Robin Persaud to win the annual Mashramani 40-mile cycle road race yesterday from the Demerara Harbour to Bushy Park on the East Bank of Essequibo and back to the Harbour Bridge for the finish .
By Rawle ToneyThe overseas-based Guyanese women footballers arrived yesterday and were expected to begin the blending process with the locals’ yesterday afternoon at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground .
…GDF taints Liquid Gold with 1-0 victory Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United opened their defence of their Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League title with a less than impressive performance against Seawall at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) yesterday afternoon .
- Vishal ‘Cheesy’ Singh scores GCC’s third ton National batsman Vishal Singh scored a third Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) century as the team amassed a massive 541-9 declared to defeat Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) by an innings and 193 at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground yesterday in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) three-day first division tournament .
Sport Letter Dear Editor,I have read with interest an article in the February 25 edition of your newspaper headlined ‘Umpire calls off match after Providence ground deemed unsuitable for play .
MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Milwaukee Bucks crushed the Miami Heat 94-71 for their sixth consecutive victory on Saturday .
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Devon Smith belted his 17th first-class hundred and narrowly missed a double as he shouldered a stout Windward Islands batting effort against Guyana on the third day of their seventh and final round WICB Regional first-class match yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Discarded Barbadian allrounder Javon Searles hit a stroke-filled century, but it failed to save Comets from an eight-wicket victory over FC Clarke Road United in the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board’s Sunday League competition .
DHAKA, (Reuters) - Paul Collingwood and Alastair Cook hit half-centuries for England who cruised to a six-wicket victory over Bangladesh in the first one-day international yesterday .
DUBAI, (Reuters) - World number two Novak Djokovic overcame a racket-smashing tantrum and a day-long rain delay to retain his Dubai Championships crown by beating Russia’s Mikhail Youzhny 7-5 5-7 6-3 on yesterday .
GRENVILLE, Grenada, CMC – Jamaica marched to their third consecutive four-day championship title when they flattened Trinidad & Tobago by an innings and 72 runs just after lunch on the third day of their final round WICB Regional first-class match yesterday .
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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Ottis Gibson saw first-hand the huge challenge that lies ahead in restoring the fortunes of the West Indies cricket team .
VANCOUVER, (Reuters) - Shaun White defied gravity, Joannie Rochette choked back tears of grief and Petra Majdic ignored medical advice to haul her battered body to the podium .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica’s Olympic and World sprint champion Usain Bolt propelled his Racers Track Club to a record sprint relay victory and the mega star also posted a blistering relay split time in the 4X400-metre relay at Saturday’s Gibson Relays at the National Stadium on Saturday .
By Marlon MunroeA few sparks flew to usher in the inaugural Pro/Am ‘Friday Night Fights’ boxing card at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) on Friday night .
In the overall scheme of things, six limited-overs matches between two of international cricket’s weakest teams counts for little .
…GDF downs UG in two days, Police hold up Nandy Park[caption id="attachment_74187" align="alignleft" width="216" caption="Wasim Haslim"][/caption]Two contrasting centuries from Georgetown Cricket Club’s (GCC) opening batsmen Wasim Haslim and Ricardo Jadunauth yesterday conspired to put Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) under pressure and wrest first innings points on the second day of the GCB three-day first division tournament at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground .