– tie break system fails to separate Taffin Khan and Omar Shariff in senior category Despite suffering two losses Sham Khan was able to capture the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) Topco Juices junior qualifying championships which ended on Sunday at the Keishar’s Sports Club.
Alonso Greaves was the winner of the Open 15-lap event of the Guyana Cycling Federation’s inaugural Cecil Anderson Memorial Cycle road race held Sunday morning around the outer circuit of the National Park.
(BBC) Batsman Yuvraj Singh has been dropped from India’s Test squad for their home series against Australia in October.
Young Achievers and Castrol Strikers volleyball teams eliminated their competition to book their spots in the final of the True Champions Volleyball Tournament (TCVT) when they won their respective semi-final matches Saturday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
After a gripping game one which Linden won 69-68, the overseas-based Guyanese players in New York once again clashed in their friendly series.
LOME, (Reuters) – An assistant coach of Togo’s soccer team has been suspended for three years after he took a group of imposters masquerading as the national side to play a match in Bahrain, the country’s football federation said.
The Lions Club of Bel Air will be hosting a fundraiser on Sunday at the Carifesta Sports Complex, Carifesta Avenue.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Sep 20, CMC – Out-of-favour West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons kept up his superb form with a stroke-filled century when national trials for next month’s regional limited overs championship continued on Saturday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Regional track and field chief Teddy McCook yesterday allayed fears that the CARIFTA Games could be cancelled for the first time in its near 40-year history.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was charged by the Football Association yesterday of improper conduct following the Premier League match at Sunderland.
BERNE, (Reuters) – Roger Federer’s Davis Cup future was again the subject of debate following Switzerland’s 5-0 defeat by Kazakhstan and relegation to next year’s Europe/African group.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – The Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) said Sunday’s tourist shooting in New Delhi will not change its Commonwealth Games plans.
Though they fell short of qualifying for the Pepsi Street Playoff Series, the Colours Panthers Division Three team rebounded well from a loss to Ravens Friday night by defeating the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) 59-55 in the final game of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Three and Open leagues.
Robin Persaud stole the show on Saturday when he smashed a decade old cycling record around the inner circle of the National Park in the feature event of the 10th annual De Sinco Trading Limited 11-race programme.
The seasoned campaigners prevailed in last Saturday’s Doosan–Farm Supplies Limited-sponsored golf tournament played at the Lusignan Golf Club.
(BBC) Former world boxing champion Ricky Hatton has spoken of his “disgust” at his binge drinking and drug taking but insists he does not have a problem.
LOS ANGELES, CMC – Vivian Harris suffered a major setback in his bid to gain a World title fight, when Victor Ortiz knocked him out in their “vicious” non-title, junior welterweight fight on Saturday at the Staples Centre.
-GTTA gives green light Caribbean Under-13 girls’ singles champion Chelsea Edghill and the region’s number two boys’ Under-13 player Jamaal Duff have been given the green light to participate in the 10th Latin American Pre-Cadet (11-13 years) and Under-10 championships scheduled for the Dominican Republic next month.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Virtually eliminated from semi-final contention, embattled Guyana will try to rescue their Champions League Twenty20 campaign when they face Highveld Lions of South Africa here today.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, CMC – Victoria Bushrangers handed Chennai Super Kings their first loss of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday while keeping their hopes alive of reaching the semi-finals of the lucrative showpiece.
Winston Forrester followed up his performance at this year’s 24th annual Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament in Barbados with a century yesterday in the second division Haier Cup at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Injury prone West Indies pacer Jerome Taylor says he is looking past the disappointment of losing his central retainer contract, and focusing on regaining his fitness so he can resume his international career.
Top local cyclist Marlon `Fishy’ Williams on Thursday was the beneficiary of a financial contribution from Fitness Express, specialists in health and fitness products to help offset his participation at next month’s Commonwealth Games in India.
Following a brief press conference at the Ministry of Culture Youth and Sports, the Rugby Sevens team yesterday departed for Barbados to begin the next phase of their training regimen in preparation for the Commonwealth Games that will be held in New Delhi, India from the October 3 – 14.