Nicholas Carryl scored an unbeaten century for University of Guyana (UG) in their rain affected match of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) /Noble House Seafoods second division two day competition on Sunday against Police which ended in a draw at the UG ground, Turkeyen.
CAVE HILL, Barbados, CMC – Stroke-maker Marlon Samuels and veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul both struck form on the first day of the West Indies’ two-day practice match against a Barbados Select XI here yesterday.
(Reuters) – Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff will be hoping his return to competitive action is profitable on and off the field after agreeing a deal with county side Lancashire that will earn him a cut of the gate receipts.
(Reuters) – Sri Lanka off-spinner Sachithra Senanayake has been reported for a suspect bowling action following his side’s win over England in the fourth one-day international at Lord’s on Saturday, the International Cricket Council said yesterday.
(Reuters) – The World Cup, which kicks off in Brazil this month, is set for a record global television audience thanks to new technology and fan-friendly scheduling, FIFA’s television director Niclas Ericson told Reuters yesterday.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Concerns that Rafa Nadal’s reign as king of Roland Garros might be in jeopardy due to an aching back proved wide of the mark yesterday as the world number one led a mini Spanish charge into the French Open quarter-finals.
(Reuters) – Indiana Pacers coach Frank Vogel said yesterday his team remained on track in its pursuit of an NBA title despite a disappointing finish and a 25-point dismissal by the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference clincher.
It is hoped that the arrogance and contempt assumed by the WICB as it purports to give directions to a sovereign Government of a CARICOM member state is noted’
The Guyana Government yesterday slammed the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) decision to remove the scheduled third cricket test match between the West Indies and New Zealand from the Providence National Stadium because of the passage of a bill which seeks to regularize cricket administration in the country and questioned whose interests the WICB was really representing.
BANGALORE, India, CMC – Sunil Narine’s Kolkata Knight Riders won their second Indian Premier League title when they beat Kings XI Punjab by three wickets in a thrilling, high-scoring final here yesterday.
The Bishops High blew-out Charlestown Secondary 52-33 in their U19 matchup when the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) Conference championships continued on Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Roger Federer suffered his earliest defeat at the French Open for a decade yesterday when he lost to Latvian Ernests Gulbis in the fourth round but Novak Djokovic made light work of Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the quarter-finals in a flash.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Government interference in the running of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has forced the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to scrap the National Stadium at Providence as the venue for the third Test against New Zealand later this month.
BANGALORE, India, CMC – Indian batting star Gautam Gambhir has backed Sunil Narine’s decision to remain with Kolkata Knight Riders for the Indian Premier League final, instead of returning to the Caribbean for the ongoing West Indies training camp.
(Reuters) – The San Antonio Spurs dug deep to score a thrilling 112-107 overtime victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Saturday to advance to the NBA Finals and a championship rematch against the Miami Heat.
Fifa is facing fresh allegations of corruption over its controversial decision to award the 2022 World Cup to Qatar.
The Sunday Times has obtained millions of secret documents – emails, letters and bank transfers – which it alleges are proof that the disgraced Qatari football official Mohamed Bin Hammam made payments totalling $5m to football officials in return for their support for the Qatar bid.
Dexter George and Tevin Imlach scored half centuries for Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) on the first day of their rain affected match against the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Noble House Seafoods second division two-day competition on Saturday.
Santos FC and the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) played to a 1-1 stalemate when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) U17 league continued yesterday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda.