The St Kitts Netball Association (SKNA) has expressed condolences to the Guyana Netball Association as they mourn the passing of their recently-appointed secretary and former vice-president Shondel Samaroo, whose life was abruptly cut short on Monday last as a result of a vehicular accident.
The second edition of the President’s/Jefford Track and Field Classic which is set for May 22 at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground, Linden, starting from 14:00hrs will be headlined by two-time Commonwealth medalist and 400 metres specialist, Aliann Pompey.
President of Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United team, Odinga Lumumba, who is also a Presidential Advisor, has emerged as a challenger to GFF President Colin Klass for the Elections and Congress on May 27.
Bakery giants Bakewell renewed its sponsorship of one of Guyana’s most successful NGOs, Rose Hall Town, Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) yesterday with the company recommitting to the Under-17 and second division teams.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Chris Gayle hit an unbeaten 102 in 55 balls on his arrival in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to power the Royal Challengers Bangalore to a nine-wicket win over the Kolkata Knight Riders on Friday.
PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat tore past the Philadelphia 76ers with an explosive fourth-quarter surge for a 100-94 road win yesterday.
(ICC) The West Indies team has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its seven-run victory over Pakistan in the Twenty20 International (T20I) in St Lucia on Thursday.
GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia, CMC – Devendra Bishoo bowled memorably on his debut to follow-up a purposeful 65 from Lendl Simmons, and propel West Indies to a seven-run victory in their first-ever Twenty20 International against Pakistan yesterday.
GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia, CMC – West Indies leg-spinner Davendra Bishoo is focussed on carving out a long and successful international career.
A solid half century from Khemraj Rupee of the Demerara Cricket Club A Team combined with the disciplined bowling from his teammates were not enough to secure a win over the DCC B Team yesterday in round three of the GCA/Brainstreet Under-15 One-day tournament.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Kyle Mayers stroked 98 from 100 balls to set West Indies Under-19s up for a series-clinching, 18-run victory over Australia in the final match of the Dubai Youth Series yesterday.
The Stag Beer & El Dorado Rum Softball Cricket Tournament continued last weekend across the country at various venues.
Andre Lopes upstaged Rudy Grant in the Men’s Over-35 Singles as the Macorp Tennis Open continued last Wednesday at Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel tennis courts.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has launched a programme to educate cricketers and officials on how to avoid corruption and be on their best behaviour in the sport.
(Jamaica Gleaner) ‘I was forced to make this decision based on what was happening around me.” Those were the words of former West Indies skipper Christopher Gayle, who yesterday defended his decision to travel to India to participate in the Indian Premier League (IPL), as opposed to waiting out a chance to represent the region in the upcoming Digicel Cricket Series against Pakistan.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Often criticised by Los Angeles Lakers fans for being a ‘ball hog’, Kobe Bryant played the role of facilitator to perfection on Wednesday as the NBA champions levelled their playoff series with New Orleans.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Kenya’s smooth-running 800 metres world record holder David Rudisha has ruled out competing in either the 400 or 1500 events in the near future.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie Roach sounded an ominous warning for Shane Mosley on Wednesday, saying his fighter had never prepared better for a bout ahead of their May 7 showdown in Las Vegas.
MOHALI, India, (Reuters) – Shaun Marsh struck a stroke-filled half century as Kings XI Punjab trounced a sloppy Rajasthan Royals by 48 runs for their third successive victory in the Indian Premier League yesterday.
BARCELONA, (Reuters) – World number one Rafa Nadal cruised into the Barcelona Open quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 victory over unseeded Colombian Santiago Giraldo yesterday to set up a last-eight clash against Gael Monfils.
With transactions in foreign currency, particularly US Dollars having long become commonplace in the Guyanese business culture , local business houses including cambios continue to face the threat of counterfeit currency.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka Cricket will allow its IPL contracted cricketers to play in the Indian Premier League until May 19 before joining the rest of the team in England, the board said yesterday.
NAIROBI, (Reuters) – Jimmy Kamande has been sacked as Kenya’s captain after their dismal performance at the recent World Cup.
STUTTGART, Germany, (Reuters) – World number one Caroline Wozniacki survived an early scare to win 10 straight games and crush German Andrea Petkovic 6-4 6-1 yesterday for a spot in the last four of the Stuttgart Grand Prix.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Regional governing body for cricket, the WICB, has granted Chris Gayle a no-objection certificate (NOC) to play in the lucrative Indian Premier League but says it is “disappointed” in the talismanic opener making himself unavailable for the Pakistan series.