Joe Public eyeing win to remain alive for quarter-finals

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Pro League champions Joe Public clash with Municipal of Guatemala here tonight needing full points in order to remain in the hunt for a quarter-final spot in the CONCACAF Champions League.

England crush Pakistan to secure home sweep

SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – England completed  a clean sweep of their 2010 home series when they defeated  Pakistan by 121 runs in the fifth and final one-day  international yesterday.

Jamaica hand Norway massive scare as Barbados, T&T flop

KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia,  CMC – International Master Jomo Pitterson pulled off a stunning upset but Jamaica narrowly missed out on shocking Norway in the opening round of the 39th World Chess Olympiad on Tuesday.

Chennai, Warriors edge Victoria for semi-final berth

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, CMC – Chennai Super Kings handed Warriors of South Africa their first loss yesterday as both teams advanced to the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 at the expense of Victoria Bushrangers.

Commonwealth Games bridge collapses

-27 injured, foreign delegations unhappy with village NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – A footbridge being built for  the Commonwealth Games in India collapsed yesterday, injuring 27 people and highlighting the raft of problems that have so far blighted the event, meant to showcase an emerging global power.

Bravo, Pollard shun WICB contract offer

– Gayle asks for extension BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo is one of two players who have turned down central retainer contracts from the West Indies Cricket Board.

Pro-Am card steadily gaining momentum

– GBBC president Peter Abdool Peter Abdool, president of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC), yesterday declared that the monthly Pro-Am boxing card was steadily gaining momentum after commenceing in February.

Dr. Anthony calls on NDC’s to put systems in place

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, (MCYS) Dr. Frank Anthony is encouraging the Neighbouring Democartic Councils (NDC’s) and the municipalities to put systems in place so as to identify schools and communities which have excelled in sports.

Redbacks survive Sarwan scare

OHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Ramnaresh Sarwan’s highest Twenty20 score failed to carry Guyana over the threshold, and they limped out of the Champions League T20 yesterday, following a 15-run defeat to South Australia’s Redbacks.

Lions tumbled out by Kumble’s men

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Royal Challengers Bangalore roared into the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday, beating Highveld Lions by six wickets with an over to spare at New Wanderers Stadium.

Laparkan-sponsored 11-race cycle meet on Saturday

The inner circuit of the National Park will become a  cycling speedway where some of Guyana’s top cyclists will keep spectators engrossed as  Laparkan Holdings Limited holds their annual 11-race cycle programme on Saturday.

Trott called Wahab a match fixer

KARACHI: Pakistan’s one-day captain Shahid Afridi said yesterday his team could have filed a police complaint against England batsman Jonathan Trott over an altercation with fast bowler Wahab Riaz.  

Dover confident of Golden Jaguars victory

National coach Wayne ‘Wiggy’ Dover yesterday stated that he was confident of a Golden Jaguars victory this Sunday against Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors in the Kashif and Shanghai inaugural President’s Cup International Friendly encounter at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.

Keon Joseph bags five wickets in five balls

West Indies under-19 pacer Keon Joseph conjured up a remarkable feat when he captured five wickets in five balls as the 2010 Berbice Cricket Board (BCB)/Tenelec Inc. 

Night Crescendo in crashing win

Yap Drepaul guided Night Crescendo to a narrow win over Message to take the feature B and lower class race when the Rising Sun Turf Club and True Friendship Committee staged their grand horse race meet at the Rising Sun Turf Club, West Coast Berbice, on Sunday.