NBA fines Phil Jackson $25,000

(The Sports Xchange) – New York Knicks president Phil Jackson was fined $25,000 by the NBA for tampering with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Derek Fisher, reported yesterday.

Carryl slams unbeaten century for UG

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.

Pooranmall still draughts king

Khemraj Pooranmall was crowned national champion on Sunday when the Guyana Draughts Association held its national championships last weekend at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue.

FIFA expects World Cup to break TV records

(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.

Gov’t slams WICB over pulling of test match from Providence National Stadium

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.

Gulbis hits back to beat Federer

-Djokovic makes light work of Tsonga

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.

Providence scrapped as venue for third Test

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.

Qatar World Cup: ‘$5m payments to officials’ corruption claim

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.

Rain affects GCA Noble House Seafoods competition

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, GFC draw 1-1

-GFA U17 league

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.

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