SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Serena Williams destroyed Romania’s Simona Halep 6-3 6-0 yesterday to win the WTA Finals championship in Singapore, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women’s tennis.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Senior Pakistan batsman Younus Khan, who capped a memorable test against Australia in Dubai with hundreds in both innings, said he had thought of skipping the two-match series after being dropped from the 50-over squad.
From Emmerson Campbell in Suriname Team Guyana’s cycling team aboard their flotilla fizik saddles stormed to victory in the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) men’s team time trial yesterday while the local females snared silver.
BASEL, (Reuters) – Seventeen-year-old Borna Coric’s Swiss Indoors run ended when he lost to David Goffin in the semi-finals yesterday while Roger Federer beat Ivo Karlovic to reach the tournament final for the 11th time.
CHESTER, Pennsylvania, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago missed out on their first chance at automatic qualification for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup when they went down to Costa Rica on penalties in their semi-final of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship here Friday night.
AS West Indies cricket teeters on the edge of extinction, with the president of the board, his directors and the players all seemingly unaware of how close they have brought it to the precipice, yet another independent committee has been given the challenging job of trying to save it from itself.
So the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) is in damage control mode once again, this time attempting to mend fences with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) one of the behemoths of International cricket.
From Emmerson Campbell in Suriname Guyana’s table tennis players excelled while the badminton, chess and volleyball players suffered mixed fortunes when Inter Guiana Games (IGG) action continued here in Paramaribo, Suriname yesterday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Antigua and Barbuda are celebrating their highest ever FIFA World ranking after they jumped this week to 70th in the world.
MORATUWA, Sri Lanka, CMC – Opener Assad Fudadin struck his fourth first class hundred but West Indies A’s batting woes continued on the opening day of the third and final four-day “Test” here yesterday.
By Delvon Mc Ewan Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) hammered minnows Sophia Cricket Club by 10 wickets yesterday to win their first match in New Building Society/ Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) second division two-day competition.
Twenty boxers fought pound-for-pound on the opening night of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) National Open Competi-tion at the East Ruimveldt California Square with Leon Moore two sons, Leon jnr., and Isaiah among the winners Patrons were thrilled as boxers pelted punches that were filled with aggression but was technically and tactically orchestrated during the opening night of GABA’s penultimate statutory competition for 2014.
Last year’s runners-up West Ruimveldt Primary booked their berth in the quarterfinal round, downing Ketley Primary 2-0 when the round of 16 stage of the Petra Organization/Courts Pee football tourney commenced yesterday at the Thirst Park venue.
Two titans will clash today to decide who will win the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division title when league leaders Fruta Conquerors battle second placed side Pele at the Tucville Community Centre ground from 20:00hrs.
The Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association’s (GFSCA) fourth annual three-day International Softball tournament is all set for next weekend at various venues in Georgetown.
(Reuters) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), reeling from the fallout from the team’s withdrawal from the tour of India, is facing fresh pressure from its worried commercial and broadcast partners.
The bigger, better network promises a bigger better tournament. Yesterday, the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) in collaboration with telecommunications provider Digicel launched the 2014 Guyana Open Golf Cup two-day championships and according to officials of the LCG and Digicel, the tournament is expected to be bigger with a higher level of competition when it tees off on November 1 and 2 at the Lusignan Golf Course.
From Emmerson Campbell in Suriname Following an encore performance by the army’s brass band before the start of the XX Inter Guiana Games (IGG) here in Paramaribo, Suriname yesterday, the country’s Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs, Ismanto Adna trumpeted the importance of the Games and assured its continuity.
From Emmerson Campbell in Suriname Guyana’s female volleyball team was grounded by Suriname but the local males defeated their French counterparts in straight sets when action in the second leg of the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) served off here in Paramaribo, Suriname last night.
It will be Berbice against the East Coast of Demerara when defending champs Monedderlust Football Club battles Victoria Kings this evening in the final of the Starlite Generation/Monedderlust Football Club second annual Berbice Cup at the No.
With the main contenders surviving the tricky group stages, the business end of the Petra Organization/Courts Pee Wee U13 football tourney will get underway today at the Thirst Park venue with the round of 16 fixtures.
The 17th annual Troy Humphrey Memorial cycle race which was set to take place today has been rescheduled to a later date.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Left-handed stroke-maker Jonathan Carter is among four players called up for the West Indies A team’s three-match one-day tour of Sri Lanka starting next month.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Principal of the UWI Cave Hill Campus, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, says there is a crisis in sports governance in the Caribbean which has the potential to detract from the quality performances being exhibited by regional athletes.
There were wins for Fishermen Masters and Wolf Warriors in the male competition when the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) Ramchand/ Rohan Auto Spares softball competition continued recently.