Guinness Greatest of de Street…

Knockout round teams decided The preliminary round of the Guinness Greatest of the Street futsal competition concluded on Monday night at the Albouystown Basketball Court where four teams recorded victories in the four scheduled matches.

Wade struggles in return as Heat fall to Pacers

MIAMI, (Reuters) – Dwyane Wade’s return to the  lineup failed to spark the Miami Heat as they lost their second  successive game with a surprising 93-77 loss to the Indiana  Pacers on Monday.

Title-holders Guyana to open against Jamaica

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Reigning champions Guyana and powerhouses Jamaica will raise the curtain on the 2011 Caribbean Twenty20 Championship when they clash in the feature match of the doubleheader on January 10 next year.

The Message pulls off narrow win over Night Crescendo

The Message of the Elcock Stable pulled off a narrow win in the feature B class race over rival Night Crescendo of the Crawford Stable in the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club season ending horse race meet on Sunday.

GFF not good for the game

FIFA’s motto reads: “For The Good Of The Game.” Yet if that requirement was a yardstick used by world governing  body to keep national associations in power, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) would’ve been ousted many times over.

Liu clears first hurdle on gold quest at Asian Games

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) – Former Olympic champion Liu Xiang raised a collective sigh of relief across China yesterday when he coasted to victory in his opening heat of the 110m hurdles to remain on track for his third straight Asian Games title.

Rodrigues gets nine out of ten

GASA National Championships

National swimmer Ronaldo Rodrigues lost his 50m backstroke race to Travis Henry to miss out on a clean sweep of all 10 of the events that he participated in at the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) National Championships that ended last Sunday at the Castellani Swimming Pool.

GFF to hold press conference today

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will hold a press conference this morning at its headquarters, to update the media on the participation of the  Golden Jaguars  in the Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals in Martinique later this week.

Persaud devastating in retaining Guyana Open title

Defending men’s champion Guyanese Avinash Persaud was in a devastating mood in retaining his title while Christine Sukhram secured the lion share of prizes in the ladies category at the rain-affected two-day R1 Vodka sponsored Guyana Open Golf championships played at Lusignan golf Course over the week-end.

Caribbean Twenty20 Itinerary

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Full itinerary of the 2011 Caribbean Twenty20 Championship scheduled for January 10-23 in Antigua and Barbados next year.

Van Lange and Rodrigues for FINA Short Course World Championships in Dubai

Junior swimmers Britany van Lange and Ronaldo Rodrigues have been selected by the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) to compete at the International Swimming Federation (FINA) Short Course World Championships which will be held from December 15 – 19 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Dravid, Dhoni put India in command

NAGPUR, India (Reuters) – Rahul Dravid and Mahendra Singh Dhoni batted with supreme authority yesterday to steer India into a huge lead as New Zealand were left with an uphill task of batting out two days to save the deciding test.

Steely Djokovic impresses in front of Maradona

LONDON (Reuters) – A courtside entourage including former Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona watched Novak Djokovic open Group A at the ATP World Tour Finals yesterday with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Czech Tomas Berdych.

Tour de France winner Armstrong to compete in NZ event

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Seven-times Tour de France   winner Lance Armstrong is to compete in a triathlon event in  New Zealand after he finishes his competitive cycling career  at January’s Tour Down Under in Australia, organisers have said.

Pakistan dig in after Azhar misses out on ton

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Azhar Ali fell 10 runs short of a maiden test century as Pakistan reached 317 for six at the close on the third day of the second test against South Africa at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium yesterday.

Beware the wounded Aussies, warns Hayden

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Constant criticism leading up to  the Ashes may actually work in Australia’s favour, galvanising  an under-pressure team against a more settled England side,  former Australian opener Matthew Hayden believes.