Shillingford reported for suspect action

COLOMBO – It is ironic, if not surprising, that Shane Shillingford should be reported for a suspected illegal bowling action in the home island of Muttiah Muralitheran, the most successful and famous of all bent-elbow bowlers the game has known.

Guinness Greatest of de Street…

Schultz and Clark score doubles for CCT

Pernell Schultz and Aubrey Clarke scored two goals each to propel Cultural Centre Tarmac Futsal Team to a comfortable victory over Meadowbrook in the Guinness Greatest of de Street competition Friday night on the Cultural Centre Tarmac.

Domino showdown on today

The South Turkeyen Sports Committee (STSC) has scheduled its ‘Domino Showdown’ competition for today at the Big Jeles Guinness Bar, Mahaicony from 13:00 hours.

S Africa’s Kallis and De Villiers hit centuries

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Centuries by AB de Villiers and Jacques Kallis put South Africa back on track after Pakistan’s pace bowlers had ripped through their opening batsmen on the first day of the second test yesterday.

Gayle is now a top-10 batsman

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Chris Gayle’s monumental second Test triple-hundred has landed him a top-10 place in the World Test batting rankings, surprisingly, for the first time.

Rain further disrupts A-Team contest

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Rain continued to hamper West Indies-A and Pakistan-A in the opening four-day “Test” yesterday.

India bowlers take upper hand in deciding test

NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) – New Zealand captain Daniel Vettori’s decision to bat first misfired yesterday when the Indian bowlers ripped through the top order to wrest control in the deciding third test match.

Prime Minister declares IGG open

Prime Minister and acting President of Guyana, Samuel Hinds officially declared the Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) open yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, following an opening ceremony with a march-past of  athletes and officials from Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana.

WA hail Gayle’s return

PERTH, Australia,  CMC – Western Australia are celebrating the return of Chris Gayle for the 2010-2011 Big Bash Twenty20 competition.

Fernandes fails Dutch test

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands,  CMC – Nicolette Fernandes failed on Thursday in her bid to reach the quarter-finals of the Dutch Open.

Guyana lawyersin T&T for revenge

-Ramson Jr., Jonas, Gajraj spearheading challenge

Guyana, a country famous for producing cricketers like Rohan Kanhai, Lance Gibbs, Clive Lloyd and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, are not often beaten at home.

Paranavitana misses century as first test drawn

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Opener Tharanga  Paranavitana missed out on a century as the first test between  Sri Lanka and West Indies was drawn yesterday after rain washed  out the final session on the fifth day.

Suriname’s spiking helps dismiss Guyana

Suriname’s female volleyball  team yesterday spiked their way to a  3-1 victory over Guyana in the first volleyball game of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) last night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

No competition for Roberts at swimming c/ships

National swimmer Niall Roberts on Thursday won the 18-years and over 200m freestyle event of the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association National Championships currently ongoing at the Castellani Swimming Pool.

Rain could affect outcome of Guyana Open tourney

The current inclement weather could play a major role in the outcome of the R1 Vodka sponsored Guyana Open Golf championships which tee off this morning at Lusignan Golf course, East Coast Demerara.

Haniff, Sukhram win EU-sponsored golf tourney

Defending Guyana Open ladies champion Christine Sukhram and men’s contender Muntaz Haniff sharpened their game with victory in the European Union (EU) Medal Play Golf tournament played Wednesday at the Lusignan Golf Club.

Rain washes out second day of play between Berbice and Essequibo

Rain washed out the second day of play between Berbice and Essequibo yesterday at the Blairmont Community Centre ground and the second match between Demerara and the Rest Team was called off at Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground because of an inundated field.

Guyanese duo on target in T&T’s FA Cup

The Guyanese duo of Randolph Jerome and Shawn `Bubbly’ Beveney both got on the scoresheets to help their respective teams claim victories in the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association FA Trophy round-of-16 encounter on Wednesday night.