KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- West Indies middle order batsman Marlon Samuels has blamed the president of the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) Wavell Hinds for the circumstances which forced the players to abandon their tour of India Samuels says the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is not at fault since the players are upset with Hinds over the terms and conditions of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, signed recently between the WICB and WIPA.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Organisers are confident West Indies will take part at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year despite the crisis caused by their withdrawal from the tour of India earlier this month.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Four of the players who controversially quit the recent one-day tour of India have signed contracts to play in South Africa’s Ram Slam Twenty20 League.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Initial talks to resolve the latest spat between West Indies players, their union, WIPA, and the West Indies Cricket Board, have been described as “cordial, positive and fruitful”.
MORATUWA, Sri Lanka, CMC – A patient, unbeaten half-century by Jonathan Carter helped pull West Indies A out of trouble on the penultimate day of the third and final four-day “Test” against Sri Lanka A here yesterday.
(Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Taijul Islam claimed eight second innings wickets to post the best figures by a Bangladesh bowler and set up a tense three-wicket win for the hosts in the first test against Zimbabwe in Dhaka yesterday.
Contrasting half-centuries from Johnathan Foo and Shivnarine Chanderpaul steered the Leon Johnson led XI to 240 all out against the Vishaul Singh XI yesterday after day one of the Cricket Guyana Inc.
Northern Rangers survived a relegation battle on the final day of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league, defeating cellar occupants Beacons 4-1 on Sunday at the Tucville Community ground.
From Emmerson Campbell in Suriname The 2014 Inter Guiana Games (IGG) is a wrap.
GT, GT, Gt! were the chants resonating from the lips of Guyana’s supporters Sunday night after the local male volleyball team grounded the hosts in four sets to win the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) gold medal game here in Paramaribo, Suriname.
Amidst the firework illuminated skies and the thunder of firecrackers, Fruta Conquerors Football Club was crowned Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league champions, defeating nine men Pele 5-1 on Sunday at the Tucville ground.
Lindener Orville Hinds on Sunday won the grueling Digicel sponsored Breast Cancer Awareness cycle road race in 2h 39m 29s.
Guyana’s Cleveland Forde and Trinidad’s Tonya Nero on Sunday won the male and female categories respectively of the South American 10K road race.
Kashif and Shanghai director Kashif Muhammad said that the organization was preparing to host their 25th annual knockout club football tourney and was awaiting the installation of the FIFA normalization committee to discuss the staging of the event.
NATIONAL junior chess player Sheriffa Ali maximised on her stay in Suriname with a first place finish in a blitz chess tournament last Sunday in Paramaribo.
By Tony Cozier THE far-reaching implications of the West Indies’ desertion of their tour of India have attracted the global attention.
Kravitz Jeffrey was the star of the show but Guyana’s other cyclists stuck to the script yesterday, sweeping the medals of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) boy’s road race here in Suriname.
Hosts Guyana finished second at the Inter Guyanese Games (IGG) lawn tennis competition behind Suriname who dethroned defending champions French Guiana to win their second title.
Following a week of fitness tests, gym sessions and batting and bowling simulation exercises, Cricket Guyana Inc.
Quincy “Biggie” Small younger brother of former World boxing champion Wayne “Big Truck Braithwaite Saturday night dodged a barrage of aggressive jabs and punches to win his 91 kg and over bout against Jason “AK47” Barker.
National lightweight boxer Prince Lee Isidore, who recently recovered from dengue fever, defeated Guyana’s Revlon Lake in six rounds to capture the Caribbean Commonwealth lightweight title at the Fine Light Fight Factory Boxing Card, Jean Pierre Complex, on Friday night.
The No. #5 ground in West Coast Berbice was transformed into the Victoria Community Centre as Victoria King’s dethroned champs Monedderlust FC 2-0 to be crowned the Starlite Generation/Monedderlust FC 2nd annual Berbice Cup champions on Saturday.
All of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) matches that were being played around the city yesterday were abandoned due to rain but Police Sports Club managed to secure first innings points against the Guyana Defence Force before that match was abandoned.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Robin Van Persie scored a dramatic stoppage time equaliser to earn Manchester United a deserved 1-1 draw at home to Premier League leaders Chelsea yesterday.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – Pakistan spinners Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah took nine wickets in the second innings as the hosts beat Australia by 221 runs in the first test yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.