Women’s 100m champion fails doping test

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Commonwealth Games women’s 100  metres gold medallist Osayemi Oludamola has been suspended after  testing positive for a banned stimulant, Games Federation chief  Mike Fennell said yesterday.

Rugby Sevens team loses thrice

The local rugby team lost all three of their matches  on the first day of the rugby competition at the XIX Commonwealth Games currently underway in New Delhi, India at Delhi University.

Mothersill speeds to 200m gold

NEW DELHI, India,  CMC – Cydonie Mothersill won Cayman Islands’ first gold medal at a Commonwealth Games when she captured the women’s 200 metres yesterday.

Ravens are back-to-back champs

Ravens Basketball Club doubled its championship title holdings in the Pepsi Street Playoff Series when they won the Series’ Open Division final a night after their Division Three team bagged the top spot in that competition.

Barbados shock T&T to finish seventh

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Barbados finished seventh in the netball competition at the 19th Commonwealth Games here after their stormed back from an early deficit to post a narrow 60-59 win over rival Trinidad and Tobago yesterday.

Guyana HPC match at Chedwin Park ruled out

Kingston, Jamaica – Due to persistent rains in Jamaica over the past two weeks the West Indies Cricket Board, on the advice of the Jamaica Cricket Association, has moved the first two matches of the WICB Regional 50 Over Tournament scheduled for Chedwin Park to Kensington Park in Kingston.

St Kitts, SVG advance to second round on dramatic last night

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – St Kitts and Nevis and hosts St Vincent and the Grenadines advanced to the second round of the Digicel Caribbean Cup following a dramatic last series of first round, Group B qualifying matches on Sunday night.

Poonia leads India discus sweep to end gold drought

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Krishna Poonia ended India’s  52-year wait for a Commonwealth Games gold medal when she led  the home nation in a clean sweep of the women’s discus yesterday.

Bangladesh put New Zealand in a spin

DHAKA, (Reuters) – The Bangladesh spinners tied New  Zealand in knots to set up a crushing seven-wicket victory for  the hosts in the third one-day international yesterday.

Fruta Conquerors to refurbish Tucville Playfield stands

The stands of the Tucville Playfield which have been home to football fans for several years will undergo refurbishing ahead of the annual Fruta Conquerors organized NAMILCO Football Festival which begins later this month.

Ravens are Pepsi Series 3rd division champs

—- Force game three in Open division Saturday night’s games in the finals of the Pepsi Street Playoff Series undoubtedly belonged to the Ravens Basketball club as they won the Division Three finals and later forced a game three in the series’ Open division.

Windies Women suffer first defeat

POTCHEFSTROOM, South Africa, CMC – Feeble batting condemned West Indies to their first defeat in the ICC Women’s World Challenge yesterday, when South Africa completed a six-wicket victory.

GNIC hammers DCC to lift Haier Cup

The Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) lifted the Haier Cup 40-over second division title yesterday after they defeated the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) by 66 runs at the DCC ground.

Mission Accomplished! Bronze medallist Pompey bids Games adieu

-‘immeasurable’ support helped Guyana’s Commonwealth Games (CWG) female 400m bronze medallist, Aliann Pompey says that it was the large throng of supporters that impelled her towards her praiseworthy performance last Friday in what was likely her swansong at the Games.

Hasmoo wins 50-mile cycle road race

With a time of two hours and 10 minutes Wazim Hasmoo rode away with the first place in the 50-mile Mr and Mrs Ramsarran Singh Memorial Cycle Road Race that was held last week Sunday in Berbice.

Duminy leads South Africa to narrow win over Zimbabwe

KIMBERLEY, South Africa, (Reuters) – JP Duminy  smashed a South African record score of 96 not out to lead the  home side to an eight-run victory over Zimbabwe in a Twenty20  International yesterday.

Tendulkar shines, North boosts Australia

BANGALORE, (Reuters) – India’s Sachin Tendulkar  passed another major milestone but a dogged century from  Australian Marcus North put the touring side in control of the  second test yesterday.

Vettel hopes victory in Japan could be title omen

SUZUKA, Japan, (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel roared  to a Japanese Grand Prix victory yesterday that he hoped would  be ominous for his rivals and auspicious for his Formula One  championship hopes.

Leading runscorers in test cricket

(Reuters) – A list of the leading runscorers in test  match cricket after India’s Sachin Tendulkar became the first  player to pass 14,000 runs on the second day of the second test  against Australia yesterday:Player                                          Country                      Span                      Runs 1.