ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Batsman Kieran Powell of Nevis and Antigua & Barbuda leg-spinner Anthony Martin, who both played for West Indies in the recent One-Day International series against India, are in the Leeward Islands 14-man squad for the 2012 Caribbean Twenty20 championship in Antigua and Barbados from January 9 to 22.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies limited overs fast bowling all-rounder Andre Russell snatched four wickets to help title holders St.
A helmet-trick from Daniel Favourite propelled Back Circle to a 5-2 win over West Front Road to be crowned 2011 Guinness In Da Street champions Friday night at the National Park.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Taufiq Umar closed in on a half-century as Pakistan reached 87 for one in replying to Bangladesh’s 338 all out on the second day of the second test yesterday.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan players have been refused permission to play in a Bangladesh 50-over league by their cricket board (PCB) in order to concentrate on next month’s test series against England in Dubai and Abu Dhabi.
Fourteen-year old third form Richard Ishmael student Saeed Ali yesterday won the Open individual event at the annual national schools ‘chess championships held at the Providence National Stadium.
YOKOHAMA, Japan, (Reuters) – Lionel Messi scored two wonder goals as European champions Barcelona ripped apart Brazil’s Santos 4-0 to win their second Club World Cup in swashbuckling style yesterday.
Spearheaded by former national junior chess champion Cecil Cox, Queen’s College `A’ ran away with the team title when the annual National Schools’ teams Chess championships ended yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Nigel Harrison, the former Barbadian first-class umpire, has died after a brief illness.
The curtain will come down today on the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) annual national championships at the National Gymnasium but the marquee event, the men’s singles will be missing some of the biggest names in the sport.
Amelia’s Ward scored an upset win over the 2009 champions BK Western Tigers in game four of the 22nd annual Kashif and Shanghai football tournament at the Georgetown Football Club ground Friday evening.
In the wake of the Golden Jaguars’ success story this year, the country’s football problems continue to morph with every passing day, and United States-based administrator Garth Nelson, feels it’s time to take the bull by the horns to curb a likely crisis.
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) – Rookie seam bowler Vernon Philander covered himself in glory once again as he took five wickets, and 10 in the match, to lead South Africa to victory by an innings and 81 runs in the first test against Sri Lanka at Centurion yesterday.
Hemchan Narain of the J.C. Chandisingh Secondary School in Berbice is one of three players who lead the individual category of the annual schools’ chess competition which got underway yesterday morning at the Providence National Stadium.
Today’s scheduled Georgetown Turf Club horse race meet which was scheduled for Mocha Arcadia has been postponed, one of the organizers said yesterday.
Dominoes fans will swing into the festive season today when the Guyana Dominoes Association stages a 12-team Christmas Pepper pot tournament at the Dynasty Sports Bar.
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Fast bowler Fidel Edwards and fellow West Indian Chris Gayle both failed to take a wicket and Gayle was dismissed for just four but their Sydney Thunder team, propelled by a brilliant, unbeaten century from new Australia Test player David Warner, beat Melbourne Stars by six wickets in the Twenty20 Big Bash League at the MCG yesterday.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – FIFA’s growing concern at Brazil’s lagging preparations for the 2014 World Cup have prompted president Sepp Blatter to make the matter a “personal dossier”.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Shakib Al Hasan and Shahriar Nafees shared a record 180-run stand to take Bangladesh to a respectable 234-5 against Pakistan before bad light ended the opening day’s play of the second test yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo netted his fifth La Liga hat-trick of the campaign as Real Madrid brushed off Pepe’s 44th-minute dismissal to secure a crushing 6-2 victory at Sevilla and move back above Barcelona to the top of the standings yesterday.
Top seeds in the Under-21 male and female categories Nigel Bryan and Trenace Lowe respectively played true to the seedings yesterday when the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) national championships continued at the National Gymnasium.
The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) football team has withdrawn from the Banks DIH Banks-Beer sponsored tournament which is being run by the Georgetown Football Association (GFA).
Grove Hi Tech last evening defeated Netrockers 5-3 on penalty kicks in game three of the 22nd annual Kashif and Shanghai football tournament at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground.
Former three time men’s singles champion Colin France used his vast experience to win the men’s doubles title with partner Denzil Hopkinson when the Guyana Table Tennis Association national championships continued yesterday at the National Gymnasium.