Boxers, present and past, replaced their fight apparel and donned tailor-made suits, elegant dresses and matching accessories on Friday evening at the Georgetown Club when the Guyana Boxing Board of Control held its first ever awards ceremony.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Favourites India launched the World Cup with fireworks from Virender Sehwag and the expected opening day big victory over their co-hosts and neighbours yesterday but Bangladesh will surely rue their lack of ambition.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Level One Coaching and Accreditation programme organized by the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) got underway yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Mervin Matthew bowled Windward Islands to the verge of a victory over Guyana in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Jamaica scalped the key wickets of Ryan Hinds and Kraigg Brathwaite in the final session to fight their way back against Barbados in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Tonito Willett’s 51 and stubborn lower-order resistance failed to stop Combined Campuses & Colleges from claiming first innings points over Leeward lslands in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rain prevented Trinidad & Tobago from making progress against England Lions in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
As galling as it may be, it is impossible to quibble with the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) positioning of the West Indies as ninth among the 14 contestants in the 10th World Cup that began yesterday with India confirming their rank as favourites with their comfortable, high-scoring, away victory over co-host Bangladesh.
Centuries from Ricky Deonarain and Tulshi Sahadeo enabled Floodlight XI to a 137 run win over Shattaville when the Stag Beer and El Dorado Rum softball competition continued at various venues on Wednesday.
DHAKA, (Reuters) – Opener Virender Sehwag ignored an injury to smash 175 and set up a massive 87-run win for India in the opening match of the World Cup against co-hosts Bangladesh yesterday.
Guyanese import David Dick was in fine all-round form as Sweet Revenge gained a victory over Invincible in the North Zonal Cricket Council limited overs series in Trinidad recently.
COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Joint hosts Sri Lanka will be venturing into the unknown in every way despite “home advantage” when they meet Canada in their World Cup opener at Hambantota today.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India’s startling first-round exit at the last World Cup is still regarded as one of the greatest shocks in cricket and a fired-up Virender Sehwag wants to make Bangladesh pay for eliminating them four years ago.
KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Career best bowling from Nelon Pascal put Windward Islands in charge against Guyana in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
A showdown between Steven Xavier and Nyron Joseph which resulted in a 2-1 win for the former was the highlight of the Bounty Handicap squash tournament which continued Thursday night at the Georgetown Club courts.
Following her shock defeat in the final of the girls’ 18 years and under category talented Chelsea Edghill was back to her winning ways last evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when the national Sports Commission annual Mashramani competition resumed with play in the junior doubles category.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – New Zealand have the best possible opportunity to put their poor build-up behind them with a victory against Kenya, probably the weakest team in the World Cup, in a Group A match in Chennai tomorrow.
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) qualified coaching instructor Sydney Christophe said last night that Guyana possess a depth of talent.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rayad Emrit and Shannon Gabriel shared six wickets to lead a Trinidad & Tobago fight-back, after Andrew Gale led the England Lions’ batting with a hundred in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Kyle Corbin came of age, when he collected his maiden first-class hundred for Combined Campuses & Colleges in the WICB Regional first-class championship against Leeward Islands yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The long-simmering saga surrounding the future of Denver Nuggets scoring machine Carmelo Anthony may come to a head this weekend and climax what has come to be known as the NBA’s Melo-drama.
The Godwin Mc Pherson Foundation and Banks DIH, New Amsterdam branch, have collaborated to host the Mashramani Basketball tournament that bounces off today at the Litchfield Basketball Court from 13:00 hours.
The 10/10 softball competition is set to kick off today at Everest Cricket Ground, Carifesta Avenue, from 09:00 hrs and continue at varying venues throughout the country every weekend before a pulsating end at the Guyana National Stadium on April 10.
President of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) David Patterson is uncertain if the senior national basketball teams will be participating in this year’s Caribbean Basketball Championships (CBC) in June-July.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – New Zealand spin bowler Nathan McCullum has been admitted to hospital due to a high fever and is still under observation there, a team spokesman said on Friday.