Hamilton suffers another Monza nightmare

MONZA, Italy, (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton suffered  another Monza nightmare yesterday when he went out of the  Italian Grand Prix without completing a lap and lost his  championship lead.

Chandrika half-century sees HPC to easy win

MISSISSAUGUA, Ontario, CMC – Guyanese batsman Rajendra Chandrika stroked an unbeaten half-century to fire West Indies HPC to a convincing eight-wicket win over Bermuda in their opening Twenty20 game of the Cricket Canada Summer Festival on Saturday.

Klitschko knocks out Peter to retain titles

FRANKFURT, (Reuters) – Vladimir Klitschko retained  his WBO, IBO and IBF world heavyweight championship titles when  he knocked out Samuel Peter of Nigeria on Saturday.

Redbacks tame Highveld Lions

CENTURION, South Africa,  CMC – A boundary-studded half-century from Michael Klinger set them up, and Shaun Tait and Daniel Christian shared five wickets to lead South Australia Redbacks to a tense 11-run victory over Highveld Lions in the Champions League Twenty20 Championship yesterday.

Strauss ton lifts England to victory over Pakistan

LONDON, (Reuters) – Andrew Strauss delivered the  perfect riposte to those questioning his place in England’s  one-day team with a polished 126 to help his side to a  four-wicket win over Pakistan in Leeds yesterday.

Clevlon solid as a rock on second night

By Tamica Garnett Guyana’s Commonwealth Games selectee Clevlon Rock gave a glimpse of what he will unleash at next month’s games in India when he stopped Stephan Gouveia in a lightweight contest on the second night of the Michael Parris National Open Boxing Championships Saturday night at the National Gymnasium.

O’Neil keeps belt, Camacho upset

(Fightnews) World International Boxing Association (WIBA) Women’s International Heavyweight Champion Gwendolyn O’Neil (16-6-1, 7 KOs) successfully defended her title against Crystal Davis (4-3-0, 3 KOs) at the Night of the Champions at the Skatium in Fort Myers, Florida on Saturday.

Walker walks off with second win

William Walker walked away with his second win from in two weeks when he secured victory in last Saturday’s Demerara Mutual Fire and Life Insurance Medal Play golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Clijsters’ kind words ease Zvonareva’s heartache

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Some words of consolation  from U.S. Open champion Kim Clijsters made the bitter pill of a  second successive grand slam final defeat easier to swallow for  Vera Zvonareva.

Durant leads U.S. to first world title since 1994

ISTANBUL, (Reuters) – The United States won their  first world championship title in 16 years after beating hosts  Turkey 81-64 in the final thanks to a majestic performance by  21-year-old forward Kevin Durant.

Foul weather rains on Nadal’s parade at U.S. Open

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal will have to wait  at least one more day for a chance to complete his collection  of grand slam titles after persistent rain washed out yesterday’s  U.S.

Netball coaches up in arms over too few tournaments

By Tamica Garnett President of the Guyana Netball Association (GNA), Dr. Maxine Parris-Aaron says the association has set up a Coaches and Umpires Committee to overlook all aspects of officiating netball in Guyana.

Darts players in action today

The country’s top darts players including national men’s singles champion Sudesh Fitzgerald and former national champion Norman Madhoo will be in action today when Granny’s Hangout Bar, Market Street, Better Hope, stages three darts competitions.

Ricky Shakes may not represent Golden Jaguars

According to sources coming out of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), professional English League footballer Ricky Shakes who has indicated a willingness to represent Guyana in future international matches might be blocked from doing so because of  an International Football Federation (FIFA) ruling.

Lions roar!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Big-hitting West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard shone all too briefly as his Mumbai Indians team suffered a shock nine-run loss to the unfancied Highveld Lions in the opening game of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday.

Floyd Mayweather jailed in battery case

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – U.S. boxing champion Floyd  Mayweather Jr. was arrested yesterday in Las Vegas on suspicion  of grand larceny and domestic battery after an ex-girlfriend  accused him of beating her in front of their children,  according to police and court documents.  

Pacesetters crawl to victory against Panthers

It was not one of their prettiest wins, but it was a victory nonetheless for  Courts Pacesetters who stumbled to a 65-54 points victory against Colours Panthers in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Three and Open Leagues Thursday night.

IGG basketball team squad cut to 15

The junior national basketball squad preparing to represent Guyana at the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) from November 19-21 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall has been reduced to 15 players.

Lithuanian Pocius faces former U.S. mentor

ISTANBUL, (Reuters) – Lithuania guard Martynas  Pocius faces an emotional world championship semi-final against  United States coach Mike Krzyzewski when the two teams meet in a  mouth-watering clash today.