A group of campaigners seeking change on the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) executive at upcoming elections believe that the new leadership should not inherit current problems of financial impropriety and grave indiscretions created by some of the current members.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – The Indian cricket board has ruled out using the Umpire Decision Review System (UDRS) and also rejected an offer to travel to Australia and watch its Ashes application.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – It will cost the West Indies Cricket Board less than US $300,000 to host Hampshire and Somerset for the upcoming Caribbean Twenty20 Championship.
Despite the national rugby teams’ successes in previous years, the sport flew under the radar on the local scene until it hosted two major tournaments in 2010: the NACRA Championships and the Rugby Sevens tournament of the CAC Games at the Providence stadium.
BOSTON, (Reuters) – The Boston Celtics won the battle of the NBA’s best on Wednesday with a thrilling 105-103 victory over the San Antonio Spurs.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Azim Bassarath believes that defending champions Guyana benefitted from their participation in the recent Twenty20 festival matches here.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA is handing out $40 million to clubs whose players took part in last year’s World Cup, though that may not placate European clubs who have labelled the fixed-payment system unrealistic.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – India’s determination to avoid defeat yesterday killed off any chances of a thrilling finale in the third and final test against South Africa.
Facing a calendar packed with competitions, Guyana’s star swimmer Jessica Stephenson is prioritising the meets she will attend while trying to avoid physical burnout.
Defending champions in the MYO Inter-Jamaat 10-over tape ball round-robin cricket competition Enmore beat Grove Falcons while Farm defeated Mocha on the first day of this year’s tournament.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Paul Collingwood is to quit test cricket after the fifth Ashes encounter, the England batsman said yesterday, going out on a high after helping to retain the famous urn in Australia for the first time in 24 years.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards and prodigious left-hander Brian Lara are the only two West Indians voted to an all-time One-Day International dream team to commemorate the 40th anniversary of ODIs.
Over the past year lawn tennis has slowly been moving into the limelight with the GLTA taking steps to broaden junior players’ experience through participation in international tournaments and by introducing the sport in schools to scout up and coming talent.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Jacques Kallis defied medical advice to score a magnificent century which put South Africa in position to win the deciding third test against India yesterday.
ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – Kieron Pollard smashed a typically explosive half-century but it was not enough to save South Australia from a 21-run loss to New South Wales in their opening game of the Twenty20 Big Bash on Tuesday.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – A dominant Alastair Cook scored 189 and Ian Bell his first century against Australia as England took a commanding first innings lead of 208 at the close of play on the third day of the fifth Ashes test yesterday.
(BBC) Australia captain Michael Clarke has rejected claims that team-mate Phillip Hughes attempted to cheat Alastair Cook in the final Ashes Test in Sydney.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Windward Islands manager Lockhart Sebastien has warned rivals that his side is fit and focussed, and will be difficult to beat in the upcoming Caribbean Twenty20 Championship.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies A batsman Danza Hyatt hinted at a full recovery from injury with a cracking half-century, as he tuned up for next week’s start of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Chelsea’s hopes of retaining the Premier League title looked forlorn and Carlo Ancelotti’s future equally bleak yesterday as the champions’ fall from grace continued with a 1-0 defeat at Wolverhampton Wanderers.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The New York Knicks had too much firepower for San Antonio on Tuesday and continued their high-scoring antics with a crushing 128-115 victory over the NBA-leading Spurs.
Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) president Trevor Rose said elections are the first priority on the agenda at the AGM set for this week.
With the eagerly-anticipated Caribbean Twenty20 championship only five days away, the Guyana national team is gearing up for a successful title defence having resumed training sessions on Monday.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – England rode their luck through a rocky afternoon spell to reach 167-3 in their first innings at the close of play on the second day of a well-balanced fifth Ashes test yesterday after dismissing Australia for 280.
The national selection panel headed by Dudnath Ramkessoon is hoping that Trinidad & Tobago captain Daren Ganga shows the form of old and get T&T the T20 cricket title later this month with both runs and leadership.