STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) – Former high jump world record holder Patrik Sjoberg has shocked Swedish athletics by revealing that his coach and stepfather Viljo Nousiainen sexually abused him as a young boy.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Miami supporting cast helped the Heat survive one final run from the Philadelphia 76ers to hold on for a 97-91 victory on Wednesday that advanced them to the next round of the NBA’s playoffs.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Another resolute innings from Kraigg Brathwaite was overshadowed by an undefeated hundred from Shaiman Anwar that led United Arab Emirates A-Team to a six-wicket victory over West Indies Under-19s yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Manoj Tiwary’s unbeaten half-century and three wickets from Iqbal Abdulla helped Kolkata Knight Riders to a 17-run win over Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League (IPL) yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – A row between Barcelona and Real Madrid which erupted after Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final first leg escalated yesterday when the pair filed complaints with UEFA.
By Treiston Joseph Stephan James emerged as a rough diamond at the Carifta Games in Jamaica last weekend when he showed much promise in the 400 metres sprint.
The Under-15 One Day Cricket Tournament being held by the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) continued yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club Ground.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Captain Darren Sammy says an improved performance from his batsmen and bowlers will be needed if West Indies are to arrest their losing slide against Pakistan when the third One-Day International bowls off here today.
Pele Football Club which is celebrating its 40th anniversary had another reason to celebrate when the club’s Under-15 team made a clean sweep of the inaugural Len’s Craft Optical/Sunburst Orange Juice Under-15 tournament.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies Under-19s coach Roddy Estwick has praised the character of his side after they beat Australia’s Under-19s in their one-off three-day “Test” here Tuesday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Players union WIPA has joined in the praise for the West Indies Under-19s following their successful tour of Dubai.
Ian Bagot and Luen David created a giant upset Easter Monday at the No.63 Beach when they played unbeaten to win the First Beach Classic 2 vs.
By Treiston Joseph The week-long celebrations marking the 40th anniversary of Pele Football Club hosted by the Pele Alumni past greats continued yesterday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground with a coaches seminar/tutorial along with a mini-camp for kids 12 years old and under.
Guyana Women in Development (Guywid) is the latest beneficiary of a monetary donation from the Floodlights softball cricket team of Georgetown.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies speedster Kemar Roach has labelled today’s third One-Day International against Pakistan as a must-win match in the series.
CHICAGO, (Reuters) – Derrick Rose showed no effects of his injured left ankle as the Chicago Bulls pushed their way past the Indiana Pacers with a 116-89 first round playoff series-ending rout on Tuesday.
The Guyana Amateur Karate Association (GAKA) said Sheldon Aaron, Nicholas Samuels and Aquell Lindey emerged champions in its Easter tournament held on Monday in Kwakwani.
Another intriguing day of golf is anticipated this weekend when local telecommunications giant GT&T sponsors Saturday’s Medal Play Golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club, East Coast Demerara.
Queen’s College defeated Gandhi Youth Organization (GYO) by four wickets recently in a match of the Georgetown Cricket Association under-15 Cricket Tournament.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Director of the West Indies High Performance Centre, Toby Radford has suddenly parted ways with the academy less than a year following its unveiling.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Paceman Ishant Sharma bagged five wickets in a spirited bowling display as Deccan Chargers skittled Kochi Tuskers Kerala for 74 in a 55-run win in the Indian Premier League yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Duncan Fletcher will take over as India’s new cricket coach from South African Gary Kirsten, the Indian board (BCCI) said yesterday, and his first assignment could be to lead the team on their tour of England in July.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistani police have busted a gang of bookmakers who were behind death threats to wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider, they said yesterday.
The Stretch D Dollar Supermarket in collaboration with the Flying Ace Cycling Club of Berbice will stage its first cycling event this year on Sunday on the West Coast of Berbice.
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – Despite losing their second straight One Day International against Pakistan here Sunday, West Indies captain Darren Sammy remained upbeat his new look side could stage a fightback, though he conceded the task would be difficult heading into the third match today.