(Reuters) – American sprinter Shawn Crawford, who won the 200 metre gold medal at the 2004 Athens Olympics, has been banned for two years for failing to comply with out-of-competition dope testing even though his agent says he retired last year.
The crème de le crème of the nation’s bikers will battle for pole position on the West Demerara roadway tomorrow when national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed and Banks DIH Limited stage the Powerade 50-mile road race.
MONTE CARLO, (Reuters) – Eight-time champion Rafael Nadal was taken to the brink by improving Bulgarian prospect Grigor Dimitrov before completing a 6-2 2-6 6-4 victory yesterday to reach the Monte Carlo Masters semi-finals.
Some nine teams are set to participate in tomorrow’s Hikers Hockey Club inaugural seven-a-side mixed hockey festival at the St. Stanislaus ground, Carifesta Avenue
The tournament, which was officially launched Thursday at Antonio’s Grille, will get underway at 9am this morning.
Local conglomerate Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under its Gatorade and Pepsi brands will continue to replenish pugilists competing in the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) Under 16 tournaments after renewing their sponsorship deal Wednesady.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Windward Islands produced a measured run chase to beat title-holders Jamaica by five wickets with an over to spare here Friday night, and book a place in Sunday’s Super50 final against Combined Campuses and Colleges.
(CMC) The coach of the Dominica national football team, Kurt Hector, and player Nornan Jno Hope were killed this morning, after the vehicle in which they were travelling plunged down a 100 foot sink hole at Pond Case, south east of here.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Combined Campuses and Colleges powered their way into Sunday’s final of the Regional Super50 when they stunned odds-on favourites Trinidad and Tobago by 140 runs at Kensington Oval here yesterday.
Defending champions GT&T Berbice scraped to a draw with only one wicket in hand against the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) President’s XI yesterday in the second round of the GCB-sponsored U-15 tournament at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground.