Harden powers Rockets past 76ers

(The Sports Xchange) – James Harden scored 35 points and Trevor Ariza added 24 as the Houston Rockets completed a 104-93 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

CONCACAF boss praises Suriname FF

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC-CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb has applauded the Surinamese Football Federation for strides made in advancing the game including the creation of revenue generating projects.

Ramdin fired as T and T captain

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- The West Indies Test captain, Denesh Ramdin, has cried victimization after he was fired as captain of the Trinidad & Tobago squad for the forthcoming domestic four-day tournament.

Full strength team to tour South Africa -Bravo

DURBAN, South Africa, CMC- West Indies One Day International (ODI) cricket captain Dwayne Bravo has announced that a full-string team will tour South Africa next month despite their dramatic mid-series withdrawal from India last month.

Shadow Minister calls for  Malaysia Tour inquiry 

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC — Shadow Sports Minister Michael Weeks has called for an inquiry into Bermuda’s wretched showing at the recently-concluded 50 overs Pepsi ICC World Cricket League Division Three tournament in Malaysia.

SGV PM rallying support for WICB

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC- St.Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says he has been rallying support to help the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) settle a US 42 million dollar bill with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

Gayle hopeful of South Africa Tour

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC-West Indies opener Chris Gayle says he is hopeful his team’s tour to South Africa will go ahead despite a pay dispute between the players and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA).

Pakistan hero Younus hails Flower power

(Reuters) – Man of the series Younus Khan praised batting coach Grant Flower for the pivotal role he played after Pakistan completed a 2-0 test-series win over Australia in Abu Dhabi on Monday.

Full strength team to tour South Africa-Bravo

DURBAN, South Africa, CMC- West Indies One Day International (ODI) cricket captain Dwayne Bravo has announced that a full-string team will tour South Africa next month despite their dramatic mid-series withdrawal from India last month.

Denesh Ramdin says axed as T&T captain

(Trinidad Express) While West Indies Test captain Denesh Ramdin, who was in the West Indies squad that abandoned their tour of India last month, has said he has been axed as Trinidad and Tobago captain for the upcoming four-day tournament, T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) third vice president Patrick Rampersad has denied such a decision has been taken.

Wolf’s Warriors, Floodlight win Open, Masters categories

- as curtain comes down on Guyana Softball Cup 4

Led by Ricardo Adams’ unbeaten half-century, the Wolf’s Warriors Sunday night declared themselves as the best softball team in Guyana after scripting a nail-biting four-run win over Regal XI as the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) wrapped up its Guyana Cup 4 tournament.

West Indies’ fullbore champ Braithwaite in lead after first day

National Rifle Shooting C/ships..

Reigning West Indies fullbore individual shooting champion Lennox Braithwaite showed ominous form in taking day one honours in the ‘X’ Class at the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) national senior and junior fullbore shooting championships at the Timehri Rifle and Pistol ranges.

Guyanese dominate second leg of SA 10k in Suriname

Cleveland Forde Andrea Foster Cleveland Thomas It was a Guyanese clean sweep in the second leg of the IAAF South American 10k Classic in Suriname on Sunday as Cleveland Forde, Cleveland Thomas and Winston Missigher crowded the podium.

Windies languish at number eight amidst contracts bickering

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Embattled West Indies remained struggling at number eight in the latest International Cricket Council Test team rankings released yesterday, as Pakistan surged into third on the backs of their recent 2-0 demolition of Australia.

Once-proud Lakers fall on lean times with dismal 0-4 start

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – “How the mighty have fallen” would be a massive understatement for frustrated Los Angeles Lakers fans after their team’s worst start to a National Basketball Association season in nearly 60 years.

Kenya’s Kipsang, Keitany win NYC Marathon crowns

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Wilson Kipsang won a lucrative duel to the finish to join compatriot Mary Keitany in a Kenyan sweep of the men’s and women’s races at a cold, windy New York City Marathon on Sunday.

Pakistan spank sorry Australia for 2-0 series win

(Reuters) – A defiant Steve Smith tried to delay the inevitable before Pakistan crushed Australia by 356 runs in the second and final test to complete a 2-0 series victory in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

Brathwaite’s half-century spares Windies A blushes

- but rain has final say

DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, CMC – Opener Kraigg Brathwaite continued to enhance his credentials as a one-day player with an attractive half-century, as the second one-dayer against Sri Lanka A was ruined by rain here yesterday.

Players involved in contract dispute free to represent Trinidad

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s cricket authorities have assured that their national players involved in the abandoned tour of India will not face censure and will be considered for selection in the upcoming regional first class season.