President of the Leguan Cricket Committee Sheik Fazal this week accused some cricket officials of sabotage and running a smear campaign against him before the GCB elections next month.
King’s Jewellery World once again granted a request of the Kashif and Shanghai Organization when it manufactured rings to honour Guyana’s football stalwarts Collie ‘Hitman’ Hercules and Charles ‘Lilly’ Pollard.
Some 3,000 secondary school students will be given a chance to attend the opening ceremony of the Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament on December 12 at the Guyana National Stadium, compliments of bakery giant, Bakewell.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Former Australia skipper Kim Hughes has slammed selectors for being ‘too precious’ with Australia’s bowlers and said resting dropped paceman Mitchell Johnson before a likely recall for the third Ashes test would be lunacy.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India will be the overwhelming favourites to win next year’s World Cup with home advantage and an ideal build-up on tour in South Africa, Pakistan’s 1992 World Cup-winning captain Imran Khan said.
MINNESOTA, (Reuters) – Kevin Durant scored 30 points and added 11 rebounds as the Oklahoma City Thunder dug themselves out of an early hole to stun the Minnesota Timberwolves 111-103 on Wednesday.
CARACAS, (Reuters) – As an admirer and friend of Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez, new kid on the block Pastor Maldonado will bring a rare dash of socialism to the ultra-moneyed world of Formula One next season.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan cricket is facing its biggest crisis and the team stand little chance of winning the 2011 World Cup without fast bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif, former captain Imran Khan said yesterday.
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies batting legend Sir Vivian Richards has picked Indian stroke-maker Virender Sehwag over West Indies opener Chris Gayle, as the most devastating batsman in world cricket.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Shawn Beveney of Guyana and veteran Vincentian Kendall Velox were both on target for their respective clubs when the Trinidad and Tobago Pro League resumed on Tuesday night, following a two-week break for the Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals which ended in Martinique on Sunday.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – A defiant half-century from West Indies batsman Andre Fletcher was not enough to revive Grenada as Dominica seized control on the second day of their second round Windward Islands Senior Championship match on Wednesday.
HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, CMC – The One-Day International series between Sri Lanka and West Indies was abandoned yesterday, hours before the first game was scheduled to begin here at the Suriyawewa Stadium.
Western Tigers vice captain and goalkeeper Derrick Carter says that the younger players in the team are quick learners and they understand their role in the defence of their Kashif & Shanghai title.
In a telephone interview with Stabroek Sport yesterday, national cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed said that the cycling season this year, which concluded with a cycle road race on November 28, was a good one.
Guyana’s two-man Judo team won four medals at the Barbados Independence International Judo tournament held on December 3-4 in Bridgetown.
Distance athletes Alika Morgan and Chavez Sital who both ended their season in the `Run Barbados’ series last weekend said that they are satisfied with their closing performance.
DALLAS, (Reuters) – The Dallas Mavericks registered a 10th consecutive victory with a 105-100 triumph over the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday, the win lifting the home team to within a half-game of the Western Conference lead.
President of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Kit Nascimento told Stabroek Sport yesterday that it “is yet to be seen” if the suspension of three national rugby players will affect the national team at next February’s International Rugby Board (IRB) World Sevens Series in the United States.
The Castellani Swimming Pool which was closed last week Friday after the pump broke down as a result of frequent blackouts will be in operation from today.
RRT Enterprise is to sponsor a one-day rapid chess tournament this Saturday at the KEI-SHAR’S Sports Club, Hadfield Street.A According to a press release from the Guyana Chess Federation, the tournament will be played according to the Swiss System format and consists of seven rounds featuring a time limit of 40 minutes per game.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – FIFA president Sepp Blatter has rejected allegations of corruption at soccer’s governing body after Russia and Qatar won the right to host the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, calling England “bad losers” for their reaction.
Regional Chairman of Region Nine Clarindo Lucas has said that he is still to receive a report concerning the attendance of Rupununi, District Nine at the National Schools Championships that ended early last month.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Football mogul Jack Warner gave the strongest hint yet that Trinidad and Tobago head coach Russell Latapy could be axed, when he said this week that coaches needed to secure positive results in order to preserve their jobs.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Pugnacious opener Chris Gayle’s poor form since his monumental triple century has seen him plummet five places in the latest ICC Test batting rankings.
ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Middle order batsman Donwell Hector stroked a century to lead a strong Vincentian batting effort while left-arm spinner Denis George snatched a six-wicket haul for Grenada, on the opening day of the second series of matches in the Windward Islands Senior Championship on Tuesday.