By Noelle Smith With the Indoor Pan American Cup hockey tournament set to bully off on Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports hall, Canada’s national hockey teams plan not only to defend the titles they won in 2014 in Uruguay but also to secure spots for the 2018 World Cup since the male and female team winners will automatically qualify for the World Cup.
DUBAI, CMC – Fears West Indies would be relegated into a second tier of Test cricket were yesterday allayed when the former World champions were included in a nine-team Test League scheduled to begin in 2019.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Seamer Kemar Roach has warned West Indies against complacency as they prepare for their two-Test series against Zimbabwe starting here in eight days.
Sparta Boss, Back Circle, Gold is Money and Albouystown-A sealed their berths to the quarterfinals when the final group round in the inaugural Street Vibes Entertainment, Futsal Championships ended Thursday at the .
Today’s proposed meeting with regional boxing administrators and representatives from the American Boxing Confederation at the National Resource Centre will go ahead as planned although William Louis-Marie, AIBA’s Executive Director will not be present.
FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica, CMC – Skipper Dhananjaya de Silva struck his 11th first class hundred but West Indies A still managed to restrict Sri Lanka A on the penultimate day of the first four-day “Test” here yesterday.
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Test batsman Peter Moor has been named to lead Zimbabwe A in their three-day warm-up match against West Indies starting here tomorrow.
The seventh annual Petra Organization coordinated, Courts Pee Wee Primary Schools Football tournament resumes today at the Thirst Park ground with another round of group matches.
(Reuters) – The three-match Twenty20 international series between India and Australia ended 1-1 after the final match was abandoned without a ball being bowled, due to a wet outfield in Hyderabad yesterday.
Centuries from opener Balchand Baldeo and middle order batsman Rajiv Ivan yesterday spurred Upper Corentye to first innings honours over Georgetown on day two of their final round action in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) three – day Franchise League match at Port Mourant.
Dave Richardson WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given the green light to a test championship and one-day international league, while countries are also welcome to experiment with four-day tests, the world governing body said on Friday.
With Essequibo one match away from winning their first major title at any level in Guyana’s cricketing chronicle, skipper Anthony Adams says that there is no room for complacency heading into today’s final round encounter against third-place West Demerara at the Tuschen Sports Club Ground.
Banks DIH Limited is the official beverage sponsor of the Pan American Indoor Hockey Championship, partnering with the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) under its Rain Forest Water, PowerAde and Malta Supreme brands.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Head coach Dennis Lawrence has declared a new era of Trinidad and Tobago football, following the team’s stunning victory over powerhouses United States last Tuesday.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies speedster, Shannon Gabriel, has come in for praise from veteran cricket administrator, Lockhart Sebastien, for his generosity in giving towards the hurricane relief efforts in Dominica.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – As phenomenal an achievement as the recent Test victory at Headingley was, West Indies captain Jason Holder says the regional side will not be dwelling on it, as they seek to make even bigger strides in coming series.
-defeat Jamaica by 4 wickets Left -arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul copped his second consecutive man of the match award, while young and exciting all-rounder Scherfane Rutherford smashed an even fifty to carry Guyana to a low scoring four-wicket win over Jamaica in the ongoing Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association T20 Independence Cup in Antigua.
The National Intermediate Boxing Championship will officially commence on October 26th at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
The Victoria Community Centre ground will come alive on Sunday, when the quarterfinal round in the Annual Hamilton Green Football Championship commences at 21:00hrs.
FLORENCE HALL, Jamaica, CMC – Sunil Ambris increased pressure on West Indies selectors by carving out his fourth first class hundred, but rain allowed just 3-1/4 hours play, on the second day of the opening four-day “Test” against Sri Lanka A here Thursday.
Baldeo 73*, Hooper 5/26 An impressive five-wicket haul from off-spinner Eon Hooper and an unbeaten half century from opener Balchand Baldeo carried Upper Corentyne to first day honours over Georgetown, as the final round of action in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars Three Day League commenced at Port Mourant, yesterday.
After the break for the Suriname Invitational Open last weekend, the Lusignan Golf Club will host a tournament tomorrow.
(Reuters) – India paceman Ashish Nehra is to retire from international cricket after the opener of a three-match Twenty20 series against New Zealand on Nov.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Jerome Valcke, the banned former FIFA secretary general, and Nasser Al-Khelaifi, the chief executive of Qatar’s beIN Media, over World Cup broadcasting deals.
(Reuters) – Rafael Nadal continued to scythe his way through the Shanghai Masters on Thursday, reaching the quarter-finals with a 6-3 6-1 thrashing of temperamental Italian Fabio Fognini.