By Marlon MunroeThe Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) hopes that its new concept of Twenty20 football will resound around Guyana and hopefully around the world the same way T20 cricket has enjoyed the groundswell of support from its followers and corporate sponsors .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) was yesterday presented with a cheque for $3 .
Mayor’s Cup 2010 Knockout Tournament… By Kizan BrumellThe Pele Football Squad will begin their journey of defending their Mayor’s Cup title tonight when they clash with Seawall FC in this year’s Tournament at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground from 8pm .
Close finishes, upsets, controversy and an electrifying crowd highlighted the Easter Sunday Horse race meet at the Port Mourant Turf Club (PMTC) .
Lower Corentyne crushes Central/Upper Corentyne to reach final Lower Corentyne advanced to the finals of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) Diamond Fire and General Insurance Under-19 inter-zone tourney after giving a good all-round performance against Central/Upper Corentyne .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Caster Semenya, the 800 metres world champion at the centre of a gender verification row, will return to competitive athletics at an international meet in Zaragoza, Spain on June 24, she said yesterday .
CHENNAI, India, CMC – West Indies all-rounders Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard continued their wretched run in the Indian Premier League, failing again with the bat as Mumbai Indians slipped to a surprise 24-run win over Chennai Super Kings yesterday .
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - Formula One continues to break new ground away from its traditional European base and as Asia expands its interest with the addition of the Korean Grand Prix this season, India is next in line to join the fray from 2011 .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The National Basketball Association (NBA) fined Los Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson $35,000 on Monday for publicly criticizing game officials, the league said on their website (www .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson said Tuesday batsman Wavell Hinds would bring maturity and leadership to the regional squad, as he offered a resolute defence of the 33-year-old’s surprise selection for the upcoming World Twenty20 Championship .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Injury-prone pacer Jerome Taylor has been included in a 13-man squad for the Jamaica Cricket Festival, a move aimed at getting the Jamaican match fit for the World Twenty20 Championship starting later this month .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Three players who helped West Indies Under-19s to the semi-finals of the Youth World Cup earlier this year have been picked in a 13-man ‘A’ side to face Zimbabwe in a short series in Grenada later this month .
Guyana’s boys and girls’ U-18 table tennis teams earned bronze medals in the team events after reaching the semi-finals of their respective categories as the 15th annual junior Caribbean championships continued yesterday in Utuado, Puerto Rico .
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Grenadian sensation Kirani James completed the double by winning the 200 metres while Trinidadian Jehue Gordon set his second record of the 39th CARIFTA Games here yesterday in winning the 110 metres hurdles to also grab his second gold of the championships .
AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods said on Monday he had received treatments for injuries from a Canadian doctor under investigation for smuggling performance-enhancing drugs but insisted he had never taken illegal drugs .
The Miami Veterans football team under the captaincy of former national footballer Trevor `Lanny’ Maxwell is in Guyana for friendly engagements against two of Georgetown’s top football sides .
-in his 60s but fitter than many in their 20sHis name is Compton Winston Dunbar and he was born on January 29, 1947 to the late Stella Thomas and Bertie Dunbar in a little ward called Stanleytown in New Amsterdam, Berbice .
(Cricinfo) Shane Warne produced the old magic, and Rajasthan Royals yet again defied the odds to stun Deccan Chargers and maintain their incredible IPL record of always defending a 150-plus total .
AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods took full responsiblity yesterday for the marital infidelities which have led to his startling fall from grace and admitted he had lied and deceived a lot of people along the way .
Five-time West Indies fullbore champion Ransford Goodluck continued his climb back to top form when he secured his second win in as many weeks at Sunday’s Spoon shoot held at the Timehri rifle ranges .
Kashif and Shanghai Kings and Victory Valley Royals are through to the final of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association U-21 tournament following victories in the semi-finals Saturday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hardcourt .
TORONTO, (Reuters) - Coach Don Nelson tied the NBA record for all-time wins with the 1,332 of his career on Sunday when the Golden State Warriors defeated the Toronto Raptors .
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominica’s cricket authorities here are intensifying preparations for the staging of the two One-Day Internationals between West Indies and South Africa later this year .
INDIANAPOLIS, (Reuters) - Scottie Pippen, a defensive wizard who played in the shadow of team mate Michael Jordan during the Chicago Bulls’ run to six NBA championships, was elected to the Basketball Hall of Fame yesterday .
HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters Life!) - Indian police yesterday seized the passport of the Pakistan cricketer Shoaib Malik — soon to wed Indian tennis player Sania Mirza — and questioned him in connection with allegations that he already has a wife, officers said .
Guyana’s first ever Carifta swimming medallist Jessica Stephenson reproduced her 2008 performance to snatch a gold medal in the 200m breaststroke event on Saturday the first day of the 2010 Carifta Swimming Championships in Jamaica .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – In an amazing finish to the West Indies Under-15 Champion-ship yesterday, Trinidad and Tobago lifted the title after hammering the previously undefeated Guyana by 81 runs .
The New Line Cavaliers cricketers yesterday hoisted the winning trophy at the end of the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) competition held at the DCC ground, Queens-town .
Defending 1500m Carifta Games champion Jevina Straker made it back-to-back title win when she romped to victory in this year’s event at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, Cayman Islands on Saturday .
By Marlon MunroeNational Coach Wincel Thomas is of the belief that many local amateur boxers lack the fundamentals of boxing to beat the Cubans and Russians .
Guyana `s Under-15 girls team suffered mixed fortunes as the Caribbean Junior Table tennis Championships continued yesterday in Puerto Rico .
Tony Simon pedalled his way to a convincing victory yesterday around the outer circuit of the National Park when the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) held its `Easter Special` cycling event .
SEPANG, Malaysia, (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel giggled and admitted he had sipped too much champagne when he addressed the media after storming to victory at the Malaysian Grand Prix yesterday .
(BBC) Former England fast bowler Sir Alec Bedser has died at the age of 91 .
ST CATHERINE, Jamaica, CMC – Paul Stirling, Niall O’Brien and Alex Cusack scored half centuries for Ireland as Jamaica toiled for the entire second day of their three-day Jamaica Cricket Association Festival match at Chedwin Park yesterday .
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Trinidadian Jehue Gordon delivered as promised, smashing his own 400 metres hurdles record to convincingly win the event at the 39th CARIFTA Games here last night .