WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A star-studded team of professional basketball players joined President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan in a game for U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The NBA will play two regular season games in London next March, part of a push to bring professional basketball to the city before it hosts the 2012 Olympics, NBA commissioner David Stern said yesterday.
The new selection panel of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has called up 16 male and eight female players to participate in trial matches for possible selection on the Guyana team to the Commonwealth Games in India in October.
By Tamica Garnett Four promising youths selected to represent Guyana at the World Youth Olympic Games (YOG) scheduled to begin on Friday departed Guyana earlier this morning to begin their two-day journey to Singapore where the games will be held.
-GTTA’s Munroe By Floyd Christie General Secretary of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Godfrey Munroe is confident that Guyana’s Adielle Roushevel will be competitive when she represents Guyana in the table tennis segment at the inaugural Youth Olympics Games (YOG) which will be held in Singapore from August 14-26.
Cricket Development Officer of the Guyana Cricket Board Reon King yesterday told Stabroek Sport that the Guyana Twenty20 management team was seeking to have former West Indies cricket coach Roger Harper assist with the training of the national Twenty20 squad.
VANCOUVER, Canada, CMC – Nicolette Fernandes failed in her bid to reach the final of the Sun & Surf Open, when American Latasha Khan knocked her out in the semi-finals, with a straight games victory on Saturday.
A Trinidad Under-17 cricket team arrived in Guyana yesterday for a developmental tour, Guyana Cricket Board Cricket Development Officer Reno King told Stabroek Sport yesterday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Chetram Singh has admited that Guyana has a hard act to follow in the Champions League Twenty20 next month in South Africa.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago are already looking to the future following their huge disappointment in the recent Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy.
LUZERN, Switzerland, CMC – Kerron Stewart finished fifth in the 100 metres on her return from a hamstring injury at European Athletic Association meet yesterday here.
The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) will commence a two-week training clinic for its under-13, 15 and 17 cricketers today at the club’s Queenstown ground.
– former national swimmer Yannick Roberts tells Goodwill Swimmers Former national swimmer Yannick Roberts is encouraging the swimmers on the Guyana team for the upcoming 16th annual Goodwill Swimming championships to do their best.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The recent decision by Jamaica’s selectors to ignore West Indies captain Chris Gayle for the captaincy of the national team could have caused a split in the side.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England bowler Stuart Broad has been charged and may be facing a ban for throwing the ball at Pakistan debutant Zulqarnain Haider in the second test yesterday.
AKRON, Ohio, (Reuters) – Tiger Woods will go into next week’s PGA Championship with his game in total disarray and the emotional state of his mind highly questionable after a career-worst performance at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Rain continues to wreak havoc with the local golf season forcing the postponement of yet another tournament.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Debutant Zulqarnain Haider scored a courageous 88 to frustrate England’s bid to win inside three days against Pakistan in the second test at Edgbaston yesterday.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England suffered a first innings batting collapse but still edged nearer to another crushing win over Pakistan, who trailed by 160 runs at close of play on day two of the second test at Edgbaston yesterday.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – A limping Vangipurappu Laxman scored a magnificent unbeaten century to guide India to a five-wicket victory in the third and final test against Sri Lanka yesterday, earning the visitors a 1-1 tie in the series.
By Kizan Brumell Winston Stoby and Randolph Morgan put on two top performances to make top podium finishes for Guyana in the 8th North American Regional Championships and inaugural Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico.
Guyana have a hard act to follow. Trinidad and Tobago’s inspiring performance in the inaugural Champions League in India last year set standards and created expectations that the new West Indies T20 champions will find difficult to match in the second tournament in South Africa next month.
Lightweight Mark Austin made a fairy tale start to his professional career when he gained unanimous decision wins over Cecil Smith and Shawn Pile in the GBBC/GABA Friday Night Fights Pro-Am card.
The Guyana Football Federation will conduct a Women’s Football Com-Unity Seminar in Guyana at the Savannah Suite of the Pegasus Hotel from Tuesday.
– cricket writer George Whyte My Marlon Munroe A week after being named MVP of the inaugural Caribbean Twenty20 Championships, Guyanese leg spinner Devendra Bishoo, according to cricket writer George Whyte, should be afforded the opportunity to develop at the highest level.