Junior swimmers Britany van Lange and Ronaldo Rodrigues have been selected by the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) to compete at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Short Course World Championships which will be held from December 15 - 19 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates .
NAGPUR, India (Reuters) - Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni batted with supreme authority yesterday to steer India into a huge lead as New Zealand were left with an uphill task of batting out two days to save the deciding test .
LONDON (Reuters) - A courtside entourage including former Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona watched Novak Djokovic open Group A at the ATP World Tour Finals yesterday with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Czech Tomas Berdych .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Seven-times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong is to compete in a triathlon event in New Zealand after he finishes his competitive cycling career at January’s Tour Down Under in Australia, organisers have said .
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Azhar Ali fell 10 runs short of a maiden test century as Pakistan reached 317 for six at the close on the third day of the second test against South Africa at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium yesterday .
Suriname was the overall winners of the second leg of the Inter-Guiana Games which came to an official close last night .
Persaud, Sukhram retain Guyana Open titles .
Guyana’s junior national basketball team once again suffered a heart wrenching defeat to Suriname in the championship basketball game of the second leg of the Inter Guiana Games at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last evening .
SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Constant criticism leading up to the Ashes may actually work in Australia’s favour, galvanising an under-pressure team against a more settled England side, former Australian opener Matthew Hayden believes .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - In the conservative Khyber Pakhtunkhawa province of Pakistan, young women is expected to settle down to married life and raising a family .
The Kashif and Shanghai Organisation yesterday issued a press statement in response to allegations of exploitation of clubs and players by president of Alpha United Football Club Odinga Lumumba .
Guyana’s male and female cyclists were in dominant form yesterday morning taking the first and second spots in the female 40km road race and first and third places in the male 60km road race .
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Shane Shillingford being reported for a suspected illegal bowling action has overshadowed Sulieman Benn’s return, and has conspired to distract West Indies ahead of the pivotal second Test against Sri Lanka, starting tomorrow (midnight Monday Guyana time) at the Premadasa Stadium .
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COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies plan to include Shane Shillingford in their line-up for the second Test against Sri Lanka, starting tomorrow at the Premadasa Stadium .
ABU DHABI, (Reuters) - AB de Villiers posted South Africa’s highest individual score to give them firm control of the second test on the second day against Pakistan at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium yesterday .
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) - Half-centuries from each of India’s top-order batsmen gave the hosts control of the third and final test after their bowlers had dismissed New Zealand for 193 on the second day yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Striding on to court at the O2 Arena yesterday Andy Murray could be forgiven for thinking he had stumbled into a rock concert and he responded with a virtuoso display to kickstart the ATP World Tour finals .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Roger Federer got straight down to business at the ATP World Tour Finals yesterday when the world number two trounced Spain’s David Ferrer 6-1 6-4 .
TORONTO, (Reuters) - Amir Johnson made a pair of free throws with two seconds remaining to give the Toronto Raptors a 102-101 win over the Boston Celtics yesterday .
President of Alpha United Football Club Odinga Lumumba believes that while the Kashif and Shanghai tournament is a positive for the development of football in the country the organisers are exploiting the players’ talents and not properly compensating them .
Suriname continued to be dominant in the ongoing second leg of the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) sweeping the top positions in the male teams and female individual cycling time trials yesterday .
Defending champion Avinash Persaud recorded the best overall gross while his younger sibling Avinda Kishore shot the best net on a rain-affected opening day of the R1 Vodka sponsored Guyana Open Golf championships at Lusignan Golf Course .
COLOMBO– On all available evidence, it was bound to be an embarrassing mismatch .
Guyana’s junior national basketball team’s long and arduous training leading up to the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) paid dividends when they defeated French Guiana 69-62 Friday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
The Disciplinary Committee of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) met on Friday and instituted lifetime bans on Clevlon Rock, Dexter Jordon and Devon Boatswain .
COLOMBO – It is ironic, if not surprising, that Shane Shillingford should be reported for a suspected illegal bowling action in the home island of Muttiah Muralitheran, the most successful and famous of all bent-elbow bowlers the game has known .
Pernell Schultz and Aubrey Clarke scored two goals each to propel Cultural Centre Tarmac Futsal Team to a comfortable victory over Meadowbrook in the Guinness Greatest of de Street competition Friday night on the Cultural Centre Tarmac .
Keishar’s Gift Shoppe became the latest business entity to support the BK International Western Tigers’ inaugural Super Eight knockout tournament .
The South Turkeyen Sports Committee (STSC) has scheduled its ‘Domino Showdown’ competition for today at the Big Jeles Guinness Bar, Mahaicony from 13:00 hours .
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Centuries by AB de Villiers and Jacques Kallis put South Africa back on track after Pakistan’s pace bowlers had ripped through their opening batsmen on the first day of the second test yesterday .
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Chris Gayle’s monumental second Test triple-hundred has landed him a top-10 place in the World Test batting rankings, surprisingly, for the first time .
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KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Gus Logie will become the new Jamaica coach on December 1 .
COLOMBO (Reuters) - The absence of strike bowler Lasith Malinga has prompted Sri Lanka selectors to once again experiment with their bowling line-up for the second test against West Indies .
NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori’s decision to bat first misfired yesterday when the Indian bowlers ripped through the top order to wrest control in the deciding third test match .
Prime Minister and acting President of Guyana, Samuel Hinds officially declared the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) open yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, following an opening ceremony with a march-past of athletes and officials from Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana .