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.
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.
Richard Ishmael Secondary School yesterday retained their title as Zone One Champions of the Inter-Schools Championships of the North Georgetown District.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
Carlos Adams returned to the winner’s row when he captured the Prabudial “Speedy” Ramdial Memorial Medal Play tournament last Saturday at the Lusignan golf Club.
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.
Tutorial High and Queenstown Secondary Schools each rode away with seven wins in the cycling events of the East Georgetown Inter-School Championships held last week around the inner circuit of the National Park.
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.
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.
-Guyana finishes second Jamaica’s Reggae Boys junior squad continued their terrific run to win Group C of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) under-20 World Cup qualifiers and advance to the CONCACAF qualifiers when they defeated host, Guyana at the Guyana National Stadium last night.
—- 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.
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.
ROME, (Reuters) – Brazil hammered Cuba 3-0 to secure their third straight world men’s volleyball championship yesterday after a highly successful tournament in Italy.
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.
-‘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.
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.
Guyana’s Rugby Sevens team will have a packed day of competition today against some of the sport’s superpowers in the XIX Commonwealth Games at the Delhi University in India.
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.
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.
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.
(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.