- Coach Sham Johnny Although the club captured its fair share of trophies, coach of the Running Braves Athletics Club, Sham Johnny, says the most significant achievement is the remarkable performance by many of his athletes at the recently-concluded Hampton Games in Trinidad and Tobago .
The sixth edition of the GBBC/GABA Friday Night Fights is building momentum .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The sorry campaigns of the Leeward Islands and Canada came to equally dismal ends here yesterday, when their final game of the Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy was rained out at the Queen’s Park Oval .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s San Juan Jabloteh conceded a late goal to lose their opening encounter of the CONCACAF Champions League preliminary round against Santos of Mexico on Tuesday night .
(BBC) Captain Andrew Strauss insists England will not be distracted by the upcoming Ashes when they begin their Test series against Pakistan today .
(BBC) Essex have signed West Indies international Dwayne Bravo for their T20 squad ahead of the finals .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar once again came to his country’s rescue and raised hopes of salvaging the second test yesterday after Sri Lankan spinners wreaked havoc by claiming four wickets to hinder India’s fightback .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - With LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh focused on building their own NBA Dream Team in Miami, USA Basketball unveiled a Plan B line-up yesterday for next month’s world championships .
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Former Australia captain Steve Waugh tipped Graeme Swann, Ajantha Mendis and Harbhajan Singh to fill the void left by the retirement of spin bowling’s golden generation .
ATLANTA, (Reuters) - In the searing Georgia sun, American Justin Gatlin works alone on resurrecting a sprinting career cast into limbo by a four-year doping ban .
STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) - Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt and top sprint rivals Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell will meet for the first time this year in a 100 metres showdown at the Stockholm Diamond League meeting next week .
MANILA, (Reuters) - Seven-time world champion Manny Pacquiao made a vow to improve life in his poor southern hometown and to help the Philippines win a first Olympic gold medal in his maiden speech as a lawmaker in Congress .
DETROIT, (Reuters) - Professional golfer Tiger Woods has been off his game since his extramarital affairs were exposed last year, but he’s still the world’s highest earning athlete, according to 2010 rankings released yesterday .
-Guyana’s women rubgy team in last gasp victory over T/dad By Floyd ChristieIt was described by International Rugby Board (iRB) Regional General Manager, Tom Jones as the best game of rugby he has seen in years .
-Adam Harris, Prowell also eliminated from 200m Guyana’s Aliann Pompey failed to land a second medal after placing sixth in the women’s 200m final at the XXI Central American and Caribbean Games in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico yesterday .
By Tamica GarnettMinister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .
- Captain Shemaine Campbelle By Marlon MunroeNational women’s cricket captain Shemaine Campbelle is soft spoken but very competitive and as rounded and gifted as most in the sport and she sets a high standard for her other teammates to follow .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Manager Dave Small has hailed the character of the Barbados Under-17 side after they overcame several challenges to advance in the Caribbean Football Union Youth Cup last weekend .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - For former world and Olympic heptathlon champion Carolina Kluft, scraping into the European championship long jump final as the last qualifier yesterday was a huge achievement .
BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) - Diego Maradona’s stormy spell as Argentina coach came to an end yesterday when the Argentine Football Association (AFA) voted unanimously not to renew his contract .
BARCELONA, (Reuters) - Three decades after winning the first of nine Olympic medals, the remarkably youthful-looking Merlene Ottey has no intention of discarding her running shoes .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies cricket chief Julian Hunte has lauded the Windward Islands’ historic capture of the regional Under-19 Challenge title on Monday .
BEIJING, (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is finding it hard to take it easy in the NBA off-season after having arthroscopic surgery on his right knee .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Adverse weather again threatens the Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy which is scheduled to bowl off here with a blockbuster encounter between pre-tournament favourites Trinidad and Tobago and Jamaica today .
vCOLOMBO, (Reuters) - Kumar Sangakkara smashed his seventh test double hundred and Mahela Jayawardene broke Don Bradman’s record for the most test centuries at one venue as a rampant Sri Lanka tormented India in the second test yesterday .
LOUGHBOROUGH, England, (Reuters) - England batsman Paul Collingwood believes the Pakistan bowling attack that helped end Australia’s seven-match winning streak has a lot to do to prove it is the best in the world .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – National Pro League champions Joe Public left here Monday for Costa Rica where they will clash with Brujas in their first leg of the preliminary round of the CONCACAF Champions League tonight .
—boxers Sandiford, Jordan assured of bronze medals Guyana’s Aliann Pompey continued her stellar athletics career by bagging a silver medal at the XXI Central American and Caribbean games currently underway in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .
— but held to scoreless draw against J/ca By Floyd ChristieThe national women’s rugby Seven’s team began its quest to retain its North American and Caribbean Rugby Associations (NACRA) Championship with a commanding display of rugby yesterday at the National Stadium, Providence .
By Tamica GarnettTelecommunications giant, Digicel, yesterday became the latest sponsor to assist the Guyana Karate College (GKC) to host the 11th International Shotokan Federation (ISKF) Pan American Karate Championships scheduled to be held in Guyana from August 12-15 .
By Floyd ChristieIn the aftermath of their historic gold medal win against Jamaica in the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games rugby Sevens tournament, the national men’s rugby team was presented with golden neckwear during an awards dinner at Thirst Park, Sunday evening .
By Tamica GarnettPresident of the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Andrew Arjoon says the association hopes to introduce the game to schools on completion of the squash courts at Thomas Lands this year .
Following the successful staging of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) in conjunction with the International Chess Federation (FIDE) Rating Tournament, local chess players will now turn their attention to Rapid Chess (blitz) .
The Aziza Akousa Nature resort will host its 15th annual Emancipation Swimming Festival at the Madewini Creek, Linden-Soesdyke Highway from 10am on Sunday .
The African Cultural and Development Association (ACDA) will host two days of sporting events at the National Park on August 1-2 .
Night Crescendo of the Marcel Crawford Stable overcame the elements and created a major upset in the feature `C’ Class event on Sunday at the Norman Singh Turf Club, No .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Javon Searles’ four-wicket haul, coupled with senseless Windward Islands batting, helped Barbados to a handsome 39-run in their second match of the Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy here Sunday night .