NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – Devon Smith plundered his second successive century as West Indies A crushed India A by 166 runs, in the opening match of the Tri-Nation Limited Overs series here yesterday .
The top five contenders in the LeBron Sweepstakes will meet with the King in Akron, Ohio, starting Thursday, but according to one team executive, the meetings are just a formality .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Sweat seeping from his baseball cap after four hours scratching for his game on a dusty baseline, Andy Roddick became Wimbledon’s biggest casualty yesterday when he lost to the son of a Taiwanese chicken farmer .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Germany thrashed England and Argentina subdued a tough Mexico side yesterday to storm into the World Cup quarter-finals in matches both marred by controversial refereeing decisions .
Warren `Forty’ McKay overcame the inclement weather and a field of competitive cyclists to retain his title when the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) held its annual National Road Race championships yesterday .
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) is giving itself a pat on the back after fast bowler Brandon Bess became the 14th Berbician to play Test Cricket on Saturday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Slovakia face the mighty Dutch today hoping to keep their giantkilling run alive and join Germany and Argentina in the World Cup quarter-finals .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Sparks are expected to fly from Serena Williams’s racket when she finally gets a chance to settle a six-year-old score against Maria Sharapova today .
VALENCIA, Spain, (Reuters) - Red Bull’s Sebastian Vettel won the European Grand Prix yesterday while McLaren’s Lewis Hamilton doubled his championship lead by finishing runner-up for the third year in a row .
Bridgetown, Barbados – After an absorbing day of Test cricket, unfortunately witnessed by a small gathering of spectators, the South Africans held the advantage with a first innings lead of 59, having reached 285 for 6 by the end of day two of the final Digicel Test at the Kensington Oval .
Teenage golfer Avinda Kishore added another trophy to his collection when he won the Safeway Security sponsored Medal play Golf tournament last Saturday at the Lusignan Club .
LONDON, (Reuters) - England survived a late assault by the Australian fast bowlers yesterday to win the third one-day international by one wicket with five balls to spare and clinch the five-match series against the world champions 3-0 .
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JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Ghana equalled the best World Cup display by an African side to reach the quarter-finals yesterday while Uruguay stirred memories of past glory by also making it into the last eight for the first time in 40 years .
Bridgetown, Barbados – The West Indies batting demons continue to haunt them after being absent in the Second Digicel Test in St Kitts when the west Indies scored 546 on a friendly pitch .
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-says Sir Shridath Ramphal By Marlon MunroeCricket icon and veteran broadcaster Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira on Friday launched his autobiography, ‘Living My Dreams’, at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel amidst stirring tributes from friends .
All the top teams and top individual performers of the just-concluded Berbice Football Association (BFA) Coca Cola knockout football tournament were rewarded at the Winners Circle, Night Spot recently .
By Marlon MunroeRepublican Gym’s fighter Nankumar Singh feels cheated and is eager to fight GDF boxer and junior Commonwealth Games silver medalist Clevlon Rock a third time to settle the score .
Vehicle Workshop scored a runaway 93 games to emerge winners of Banks DIH Inter-Department dominoes competition played recently at Thirst Park .
The ICC Annual Conference week begins today with the Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) meeting at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore and ends on 1 July 2010 with the inauguration of the seventh ICC President, Sharad Pawar, at the Annual Conference .
LONDON, England, CMC – Batting maestro Brian Lara has again hinted at a comeback, just a month after talks broke down with English county Surrey over a possible contract .
When the first ball of a decisive Test between the West Indies and the game’s second ranked team was bowled at Kensington Oval yesterday, there were nearly as many menacing looking task force policemen, in their dark overalls, assault rifles on their shoulders and revolvers on their hips, as spectators in the stands .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson has given his side a failing grade for their batting performance on the opening day of the third Test against South Africa here yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal tamed his fury after a rare warning for coaching yesterday to come through another five-set test at Wimbledon while Andy Murray made more clinical progress towards their possible semi-final showdown .
PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Mexico fear that a first goal at this World Cup from Argentina’s Lionel Messi in the second round today could dash their hopes of revenge for their defeat by the same opponents at the same stage four years ago .
HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – The Bermuda Olympic Association on Friday confirmed it will send 60 athletes to compete in next month’s Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Puerto Rico, the largest team ever to represent the island at the showpiece .
—Old foes England and Germany prepare to land the first knockout blow of the World Cup BLOEMFONTEIN, (Reuters) - Germany have got physical problems while England’s are mainly in their heads as the two old foes prepare to land the first heavyweight knockout blow in the World Cup today .
VALENCIA, Spain, (Reuters) - Germany’s Sebastian Vettel yesterday locked down pole position for today’s European Formula One Grand Prix with Red Bull sweeping the front row for the fourth time this season .
[caption id="attachment_85432" align="alignleft" width="245" caption="Aliann Pompey"][/caption]By Tamica Garnett The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has selected six overseas-based Guyanese and one home-based athlete to represent Guyana at the track and field division of the Central America and Caribbean (CAC) Games to be held in Mayaquez Puerto Rico from the 22 – 28 July .
The True Champions Volleyball Tournament which will serve off on July 17 at 10 am at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and end September 18 was officially launched yesterday in the Boardroom of Guyoil Company, Kitty, by the official sponsor of the tournament, Tradewind Tankers .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Former World 100 metres record holder Asafa Powell and World and Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser head the list of athletes down to participate at this weekend’s Jamaica Trials .
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- says Dale RichardsBridgetown, Barbados – Recalled opening batsman, Barbadian Dale Richards, says that he views his latest opportunity with the West Indies Test side as a case of “nothing to lose” .
Top junior cyclist Neil Reece will spearhead the Flying Ace Cycle Club’s team to the National Road Race championships scheduled for tomorrow .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Iberian neighbours Spain and Portugal avoided the humiliating fate of fellow European soccer powers Italy and France to reach the last 16 in yesterday’s final games of the World Cup group stage .