SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Leg-spinner Poonam Yadav bamboozled Australia as India opened the seventh edition of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup with a stunning upset of the reigning champions and tournament hosts by 17 runs at Sydney Showground today.
NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Roston Chase struck an imperious hundred as West Indies warmed up for tomorrow’s opening One Day International with a dominant six-wicket victory over the Sri Lanka Board President’s XI here yesterday.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) conducted the CONCACAF Executive Mentorship Programme from February 15th-16th at the Pegasus Hotel, Kingston.
Young Stars of Agricola and Lack ah Scene will battle for the coveted ‘Let’s Bet Sports’ Mocha Village Cup Streetball Championship, after securing semifinal wins on Wednesday at the Mocha hardcourt tarmac.
Topp XX and Coomacka will contest the inaugural Jermin and Family-sponsored and coordinated ‘Mash Cup’ final this evening following semifinal wins on Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground, Linden.
In preparation for the start of season five of the Elite League, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) hosted a one-day refresher course and information session for the match officials and head coaches who will be participating in the event.
(CWI) West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams will both be in action tomorrow as they start their bids to supremacy in two different parts of the world.
SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – West Indies Women star Deandra Dottin has admitted going into depression because of a shoulder injury that kept her off the pitch for more than a year, but said advice from a member of the men’s squad helped her through it.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) unveiled a statue of Pele at its headquarters yesterday, the first of a series of events to commemorate June’s 50th anniversary of the team’s third World Cup triumph.
ZURICH (Reuters) – Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and the chairman of Qatar-based media group BeIN Sports, Nasser Al-Khelaifi, have been charged in connection with the award of television rights for the World Cup and Confederations Cup, Swiss prosecutors said yesterday.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – With just one point separating West Indies and Sri Lanka in the ICC One Day International rankings, the skipper of the Caribbean side is heading into their three-match rubber here with expectations of overtaking the hosts in the standings.
(Reuters) – Heavyweights Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder, who will clash in a highly-anticipated rematch tomorrow, won’t be able to faceoff after today’s weigh-in, a Top Rank Boxing official said.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa captain Quinton de Kock says both he and Australia batsman David Warner have moved on from their altercation two years ago in a ferociously contested test series that culminated in the “Sandpapergate” scandal.
LAHORE (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board said yesterday it had suspended batsman Umar Akmal with immediate effect under its anti-corruption code.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Pace bowler Kyle Jamieson made a dream start to his test career as he captured two wickets, including that of India captain Virat Kohli, as New Zealand capitalised on winning the toss and bowling on a green Basin Reserve pitch on Friday.
BARCELONA (Reuters) – Barcelona captain Lionel Messi says Neymar remains determined to return to the club and the Argentine wants him to turn them into an all-conquering force again, adding that he does not believe they are good enough at the moment to win the Champions League.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Axed Trinidad and Tobago Red Force wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin has blasted the team’s selectors and has gone as far as accusing coach Mervyn Dillon of not wanting him around.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Manager of the West Indies team Rawl Lewis says the Caribbean men will not be underestimating Sri Lanka in their three-match One-Day International (ODI) series starting here Saturday, but will be focused on winning the series and regaining the support of fans across the region.
“As I bring the curtains down on my refereeing career, and reflect on the journey, I must say I enjoyed it every step of the way.
Rose Hall Town Metro defeated West Berbice by 65 runs to lift the Berbice Cricket Board/Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club/Natasha Gangoo tribute trophy on Sunday at the Bush Lot ground.