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).
KARACHI, (Reuters) – From the offensive tag of ‘Mr Tuck Tuck’ to chants of ‘Go Misbah Go’, the cricket career of Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has gone full circle.
(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.
Guyana Football Feder-ation (GFF) Normalisation Committee Chairman Clinton Urling yesterday said that the process to decide which yearend tourney will be played has already begun and that a decision will be made following the completion of the assessments.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
Kristian Jeffrey sent the rest of Caribbean racing fraternity a formal invitation to his coming-out party during the first two legs of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) in his debut season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
(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.
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.
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.
PARIS, (Reuters) – His mere presence causes hysteria and pandemonium in the Land of the Rising Sun and he has no tennis equal in a continent heaving with 4.427 billion inhabitants, yet self-effacing Kei Nishikori thinks he is simply “one” of the best players in Japan.
(Trinidad Guardian) Former Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) executive member Chuck Blazer, once a close friend and confidant of Jack Warner, spent months compiling information for the FBI and IRS with secret devices hidden on his person, the New York Daily News has reported.
(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 today.
SIR David Simmons and Sir Wes Hall asserted yesterday that they first learnt through the press of their appointment to a task force to “deal with” the US$47.2 million claims of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for the team’s premature withdrawal from last month’s tour of India.
By Delvon MC Ewan Avinash Persaud galloped to a fifth title while Joaan Deo won her first Digicel Guyana Open Golf tournament yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Course (LGC).
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – There has been no formal word on the outcome of Friday’s critical meeting aimed at solving the bitter West Indies contracts dispute, even as the Sunday Sun newspaper reported that the feuding factions in the impasse had reached a resolution.
Tournament hosts Colts as well a fellow Georgetown side Trinity Grid Holdings Pacesetters and Linden unit Victory Valley Royals all recorded opening night victories when the third edition of the Phillip George Legacy Basketball tourney commenced on Saturday.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Power-hitter Kieron Pollard put aside his wrangling with the West Indies Cricket Board and players union, WIPA, to slam a typically scintillating unbeaten half-century as he helped propel Cape Cobras to a 14-run victory in the opening round of the Ram Slam Twenty20 League here yesterday.
Western Tigers sent a strong warning to the field, downing Futsal heavyweights Flamingo 4-0 in their group-A encounter when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal championships commenced on Saturday.