GFSCA preparing for Guyana Softball Cup4

The Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) is preparing for the fourth annual Guyana Softball Cup competition which is set to take place later this year.

Demerara edges Essequibo in nail-biter

GCB 50-over Inter-county tourney

Demerara managed to defy a magical five-wicket haul by Essequibo skipper Anthony Adams to secure a nail-biting two-wicket win in the first round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 50-over Inter-county Tournament.

Easy victory for Berbice

- aided by Surujnarine, Clements half centuries

By Delvon McEwan Berbice started their Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County Limited Overs Tournament with an easy victory over the National Under-19 team yesterday, at the Everest Cricket Club Ground.

Golden Jags can beat St Lucia, says coach

Golden Jaguars head coach Denzil Thompson is pleased with his team’s showing against Dominica in their opening CFU Qualification Cup fixture and is confident that they can overcome St Lucia in today’s match.

Showstoppers send Stag Beer favourites Tuschen packing

Tournament favourites Tuschen-Up-Top Youths were sent packing from the Stag Beer five-a-side football tourney, going down to Showstoppers 5-4 on sudden death kicks in their quarterfinal match-up after normal and extra time finished at 4-4.

Confident Windies eye continued domination

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – A buoyant West Indies enter the first Test against Bangladesh here today, convinced they can brush aside the minnows and extend their domination of the Home Series.

Contrasting wins for Antigua, SVG as Grenada held

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hull City striker Calaum Jahraldo-Martin scored and fellow United Kingdom-based forward Keiran Murtagh weighed in with a double, to help Antigua and Barbuda crush Anguilla 6-0 in the CFU Caribbean Cup Qualifiers here Wednesday night.

Federer wins in five sets

(Reuters) Results from the U.S. Open Men’s Singles Quarterfinal matches yesterday 2-Roger Federer (Switzerland) beat 20-Gael Monfils (France) 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2, 14-Marin Cilic (Croatia) beat 6-Tomas Berdych (Czech Republic) 6-2 6-4 7-6(4)

Jamaica doubles doping officers

(Trinidad Express) Jamaica’s anti-doping agency has doubled the number of doping control officers on the Caribbean island that has produced the world’s most dominant sprinters.

South American giants revel in World Cup success

(Reuters) – Brazil and Argentina kept alive their dreams of rekindling past glories after winning in contrasting fashion to reach the basketball World Cup last 16 with a match to spare on Wednesday.

Brazil have nothing to prove, says defender Gil

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Brazil have nothing to prove in today’s friendly against Colombia in New Jersey despite an embarrassing World Cup exit, said defender Gil who has been called up for the first time.

Djokovic wears down Murray to reach last four

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic wore down his old foe Andy Murray in a typically gruelling encounter under the lights at Flushing Meadows on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S.

Battle of Contenders card

`The People’s Choice’ to face `The Cobra’

Never known to back down from a challenge, Mark ‘The People’s Choice’ Austin has stepped in as a late replacement to face Dexter ‘The Cobra’ Gonsalves on the ‘Battle of Contenders’ card on September 13.

Goalless draw!

-Golden Jaguars, Dominica play to 0-0 stalemate in CFU Cup

The new era of the Golden Jaguars got off to relatively positive note as Guyana held Dominica to a nil-all draw yesterday in their CFU Cup Qualification tourney opener at the Warner Park Sporting Complex in St.

West Indies first policy remains intact says CEO

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has insisted that its West Indies First policy remains intact despite the decision by two players not to be considered for selection for the Test series against Bangladesh starting this weekend.

The next West Indies coach

By Dr Rudi Webster What should we expect from the next coach? The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and coach Ottis Gibson recently parted company and the board is now searching for a new coach to revive the team.

Windies in danger of losing crucial ratings points

— unless they sweep Bangladesh in the two-test series

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- West Indies are in danger of losing crucial ratings points if they do not complete a clean-sweep of the two-match test series against Bangladesh starting this weekend.

Bangladesh banking on batsmen and hoping for draw

KINGSTOWN, St.Vincent, CMC- Bangladesh are banking heavily on their batsmen for good fortunes when they take on West Indies in a two-match test series starting this weekend in St.Vincent.

Coach quits as Australia launches track and field review

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Eric Hollingsworth has bowed to the inevitable and resigned as head coach of Athletics Australia after being sent home from the Commonwealth Games for releasing a statement critical of Olympic champion Sally Pearson.