-say Singh, Raphael The overlooking of national players Ramnaresh Sarwan, Travis Dowlin and Narsingh Deonarine by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for central retainer contracts was yesterday called a national eye-pass by some executive members of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB).
(Cricinfo) Pakistan opener, Yasir Hameed, has issued a denial of allegations in the News of the World that he turned down a bookmaker’s offer to help fix a Test for £100,000.
– The West Indies Cricket Board is once again getting tough about physical fitness in much the same way as the Pat Rousseau administration did several years ago.
The Government of Guyana, through the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, yesterday gave a tangible attestation of their support towards cricket in Guyana when they donated US$100, 000 (GYD$20M) to the national cricket team who will depart Guyana tomorrow to compete in the Airtel Champions League in South Africa beginning September 10.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Five-times champion Roger Federer dismissed Paul-Henri Mathieu of France 6-4 6-3 6-3 yesterday to reach the fourth round of the U.S.
Two members of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday disassociated themselves from the court action filed by the GCB against the West Indies Players Association (WIPA).
The Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) has not yet decided who they will support for the presidency of the Federation Internationale des Echecs (FIDE) when elections are held later this month.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Russia’s Maria Sharapova has rediscovered the ruthless streak that took her to the top of the tennis world and it could soon land her a second U.S.
Police Consumers Coopera-tive Society (PCCS) female dominoes team romped home winners of the inaugural three-way aggregate series among teams from within the Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Friday at the society’s Robb Street venue.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana’s head coach Ravindranauth Seeram said Friday his side was ready for their Champions League Twenty20 campaign, following the end of a rigorous four-week camp.
CHIGWELL, England, (Reuters) – Brazilian international midfielder Sandro will make his long-awaited debut for Tottenham Hotspur in re-shuffled side against arch-rivals Arsenal in their League Cup tie at White Hart Lane today.
Grant Stuart romps to victory in feature event Walter Grant-Stuart swept to victory in the feature 35-lap Schoolboys and Novices race as the National Sports Commission ‘Teach Them Young’ annual summer programme concluded yesterday with an 11-race programme around the outer circuit of the National Park.
Cougars United Football Club of New Amsterdam will seek a semi-final place in the Berbice Football Association (BFA) organized Cheddi and Janet Jagan Memorial football competition today.
The annual District of Columbia Metro Cricket Organisation (DCMCO) softball competition will bowl off on September 19 at the Demerara Cricket Club Ground.
LONDON, England, CMC – Teenaged Leeward Islands batsman Chesney Hughes continued his impressive form with a half-century for Derbyshire in a losing cause for Middlesex yesterday.
– Whipple tells Sevens players The national rugby team’s Technical Director, Joe Whipple, says that the Guyana players need “to bring their A game” to the forthcoming Commonwealth Games Rugby Sevens to be held in New Delhi, India on October 11 and 12.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Fourth-seeded Andy Murray of Britain dodged some rain drops and some sizzling serves before quickly reaching the third round by outshining Jamaican Dustin Brown 7-5 6-3 6-0 at the U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Pakistan captain Salman Butt and pace bowlers Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif were questioned by the London Metropolitan police yesterday following their indefinite suspension from all cricket.
(Cricinfo) Cricket’s most lucrative club competition, the $6.5m Champions League Twenty20, begins in less than 10 days with organisers assuring “robust” anti-corruption and security measures.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A joint initiative between the West Indies Cricket Board and mobile phone giants Digicel is set to address to youth development in the region over the next two years.
With preparation for the Commonwealth Games firmly underway, Guyana’s lone swimmer for the October 3-14 event, Jessica Stephenson has stepped up her training with a two-week session at South Florida Aquatic Club in Coral Springs.
The Topco Juices sponsored Junior Chess Championship Qualifying tournament which is organized by the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) starts today at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club, Camp and Hadfield Streets from 3pm.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Pakistan have called up Asad Shafiq and Mohammad Irfan as replacements for the suspended Salman Butt, Mohammad Amir and Mohammad Asif for the one-day series in England.
The Guyana Draughts Association (GDA) will be holding a Region Three draughts competition tomorrow at the Land View Restaurant and Park, Meten-Meer-Zorg, West Coast Demerara.
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) – Serbia and Croatia won a haul of medals when they were partners in the former Yugoslavia but today they will face each other for the first time as independent nations in the world championship last 16.