BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – CARIFTA gold medallist Akela Jones will spearhead a 41-member Barbados team at the 40th edition of the regional Games in Montego Bay later this month.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid returned to their ruthless best yesterday when Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice in a 4-0 drubbing of 10-man Tottenham Hotspur as the Spanish giants seized control of their Champions League quarter-final.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Chelsea must avenge their 2008 Champions League final defeat by Manchester United or face a trophyless season if they lose the all-English quarter-final which starts at Stamford Bridge today (1845 GMT).
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Hard-hitting opener Chris Gayle is the only West Indies player in the top 20 of the ICC One-Day International rankings released on Monday.
MILAN, (Reuters) – Inter Milan, treble winners under Jose Mourinho last season, saw their season disintegrate as they collapsed 5-2 at home to a makeshift Schalke 04 side in their Champions League quarter-final first leg yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara has stood down as captain of Sri Lanka’s limited overs team after their World Cup final loss to India on Saturday but plans to carry on as the interim test skipper until a replacement is found.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Departing India coach Gary Kirsten hailed World Cup winning-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best leader in contemporary cricket as he bid an emotional goodbye yesterday following a successful three years in charge.
Manager of the national junior female netball team Shondell Samaroo says that the team is where it needs to be in terms of preparation for the Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) Jean Pierre Under-16 Championships that officially starts today in St Kitts.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has been asked to work with the national side’s batsmen ahead of the tour of the West Indies.
DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – Ireland head coach Phil Simmons has condemned as “despicable” the decision by the International Cricket Council to limit the 2015 Cricket World Cup to the 10 full members.
Labour Minister Manzoor Nadir yesterday responded to comments made by president of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Chetram Singh over the weekend stating that if the body had wanted to hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) in a timely manner it “should have had its house in order.” Singh, who has headed the GCB since 1991, was quoted as saying that he was frustrated with the slow pace of the Friendly Societies release of the audit of the divided and scandal plagued GCB.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan’s talismanic one-day captain Shahid Afridi is now likely to lead his side against West Indies in the Caribbean later this month, after reconsidering his decision to miss the series.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Jamaica predictably qualified for the Regional First Class Championship final after their semi-final against Trinidad and Tobago finished in a controversial no-decision yesterday.
St John’s, Antigua – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is considering the issue of performance-related pay for its cricketers.
Former Kaieteur Cycle Club cyclist Maurice ‘Trini’ Lewis was laid to rest in Brooklyn, New York recently.
One of the most historic nights in local football history took place at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground Sunday when Guyana’s top two football teams were sent packing from the annual Mayor’s Cup tournament.
Fairy Landing of the Sherriff Stable upset a top notch field to win the feature C class race when the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports Facilities held its horse race meet at the club’s Alness track, Corentyne, Berbice.
Top Class proved to be in a class of their own playing unbeaten on the opening night of the Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tournament at the Mackenzie Municipal tarmac in Linden Sunday evening.
After two nights of basketball on the opening weekend of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) National Club Championships last Saturday and Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, the semi-finalists for the tournament have emerged.
Three more teams found themselves in winners’ row on the second day of the inaugural Len’s Craft Optical/Sunburst Orange Juice Under-15 League Saturday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground.
Some 79 students were tested last Saturday in the first grading exercise for 2011 by the Japan Karate Association/World Federation at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Only 10 teams will contest the next two World Cups, after the International Cricket Council confirmed yesterday it had cut the quota for the cricket’s largest showpiece.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Champions League debutants Tottenham Hotspur will not be intimidated by Real Madrid or their imposing Bernabeu stadium when they square up in today’s quarter-final first leg, manager Harry Redknapp said.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Michael Clarke got an idea of the sort of scrutiny he will be subject to as Australia captain over the weekend but said yesterday his appointment to the post had not yet properly sunk in.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been charged with using foul language while celebrating a goal in Saturday’s 4-2 win at West Ham United, the Football Association said in a statement yesterday.