DHAKA, (Reuters) - Shakib Al Hasan produced a brilliant all-round performance in the fourth one-day international against New Zealand yesterday to help Bangladesh to a maiden series victory over top-flight opposition .
Local boxers ink contracts for November 6 card; Judah, O’Neil and London addedLocal boxers signed their contracts yesterday at the Princess Hotel amidst sweeping changes to the original roster .
Local rifle shooters Mahendra Persaud and Ransford Goodluck finished just outside of the medals on the penultimate day of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi, India yesterday .
- but climb in IRB world rankingsAfter being defeated without scoring in their previous three rugby Sevens matches of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, the national rugby Sevens team delivered an improved performance as they went down to Tonga 14-21 in their final game of the tournament on Tuesday .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - India and England slugged it out in the ring for the honour of being second best to Australia yesterday as Delhi prepared for another security lockdown to usher in the end of the Commonwealth Games .
The highly anticipated Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Tennis Tournament will begin this Saturday at the Pegasus Hotel Tennis Courts .
As part of its preparations for participation in next year’s CARICOM Basketball Championships, the national female basketball team will travel to Antigua where they will compete in the 11th Annual Gillian Brazier Basketball Shoot-Out for females from November 24 – 28 .
The Oasis water company yesterday made a timely donation to the Fruta Conquerors football club which is to assist in the refurbishing of the Tucville playfield ahead of their annual Namilco Football Festival which is scheduled to commence later this month .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Title-holders Trinidad and Tobago will begin their quest for a hat-trick of titles when they face Combined Campuses and Colleges on the opening day of the WICB Regional one-day championship today .
RALEIGH, North Carolina, (Reuters) - Former 400 metres world champion Antonio Pettigrew died in August of an antihistamine overdose, a state autopsy report said yesterday .
BANGALORE, (Reuters) - Debutant Cheteshwar Pujara struck a sparkling 72 as India thumped Australia by seven wickets in the second and final test yesterday to sweep in the series and consolidate their world number one status .
DUBAI, (Reuters) - The International Cricket Council (ICC) has not found any “compelling evidence” of corruption against any player or support staff in the Sept .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Despite heavy rains here recently that caused widespread flooding, cricket officials here has declared the country ready to host the West Indies Cricket Board Regional one-day championship which bowls off today .
Overseas-based Guyanese long distance runner Ronville Gravesande won the 30th running of the Continental Fifth Avenue Mile held on September 26 in New York City .
Over 35 teams are expected to take part in the second annual Inter-Corporation Dominoes tournament organized by Next Level Dominoes Club and billed for the end of this month at the National Gymnasium .
-Household Plus, MACORP sponsorsThere will be back-to-back tournaments this weekend as the local golf season heightens ahead of the premier event on the calendar, the Guyana Open championships next month .
Manager of the Guyana team which will open their regional one-day campaign in Jamaica on Friday, Carl Moore, is eager to see how the young talent in the squad will blossom .
Christ Church first form student, Jevina Sampson yesterday captivated all with her top quality performances in the girls’ under-14 category of the North Georgetown District Zone Two Inter-Schools Championships held at the GDF ground, Camp Ayanganna .
Comfort Sleep and Pegasus Hotel yesterday confirmed their sponsorship of the second staging of the Caribbean Fury boxing card, titled ‘Caribbean Fury 2’ which will be held at the Princess Hotel on November 6 .
Kingston, Jamaica – The eight teams participating in the WICB Regional limited overs tournament are putting in their final preparations before the start of the event .
POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, CMC – Jamaican opener Stafanie Taylor stroked yet another half-century to guide West Indies to a comfortable 93-run win over Pakistan in their final One-Day International of the ICC Women’s Challenge here yesterday .
BANGALORE, (Reuters) - The second and final test between India and Australia was heading for a gripping climax after bowlers dominated the fourth day yesterday .
Former West Indies fast bowlers Colin Stuart and Reon King are among five Guyanese attending the West Indies Cricket Board Umpires and Match Referees workshops which began Monday in Jamaica .
BANGALORE, (Reuters) - India left Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag and five other frontline players out of the squad for the three-match one-day series against Australia .
Front runner Sham Khan will be looking to extend his lead when the fifth round of the Sasha Cells national Junior Chess Championships takes place today at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club on Hadfield Street from 5pm .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked one-day captain Shahid Aridi to avoid making critical comments on selection issues after he told the Express television channel he had not been given two or three players he wanted for a forthcoming series against South Africa .
Today¡¯s scheduled Ordinary General Meeting of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) has been postponed .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Commonwealth Games women’s 100 metres gold medallist Osayemi Oludamola has been suspended after testing positive for a banned stimulant, Games Federation chief Mike Fennell said yesterday .
The local rugby team lost all three of their matches on the first day of the rugby competition at the XIX Commonwealth Games currently underway in New Delhi, India at Delhi University .
Richard Ishmael Secondary School yesterday retained their title as Zone One Champions of the Inter-Schools Championships of the North Georgetown District .
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Cydonie Mothersill won Cayman Islands’ first gold medal at a Commonwealth Games when she captured the women’s 200 metres yesterday .
Ravens Basketball Club doubled its championship title holdings in the Pepsi Street Playoff Series when they won the Series’ Open Division final a night after their Division Three team bagged the top spot in that competition .
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Barbados finished seventh in the netball competition at the 19th Commonwealth Games here after their stormed back from an early deficit to post a narrow 60-59 win over rival Trinidad and Tobago yesterday .
Kingston, Jamaica – Due to persistent rains in Jamaica over the past two weeks the West Indies Cricket Board, on the advice of the Jamaica Cricket Association, has moved the first two matches of the WICB Regional 50 Over Tournament scheduled for Chedwin Park to Kensington Park in Kingston .
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – St Kitts and Nevis and hosts St Vincent and the Grenadines advanced to the second round of the Digicel Caribbean Cup following a dramatic last series of first round, Group B qualifying matches on Sunday night .
Carlos Adams returned to the winner’s row when he captured the Prabudial “Speedy” Ramdial Memorial Medal Play tournament last Saturday at the Lusignan golf Club .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Krishna Poonia ended India’s 52-year wait for a Commonwealth Games gold medal when she led the home nation in a clean sweep of the women’s discus yesterday .