Friday, December 19, 2014

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Captain Hashim Amla lashed a third career double century and Stiaan van Zyl stroked a hundred on debut, to propel South Africa to an imposing total but rain prevented the hosts from ramming home the advantage on the second day of the opening Test against West Indies at SuperSport Park yesterday. Read more »

  • Shoulder surgery rules Badree out Big Bash

    West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been ruled out of the Big Bash League due to a shoulder injury. Read More »

  • Disappointed Santokie confident of finding new team

    Pacer Krishmar Santokie says he is disappointed but not worried that he was released by the Indian Premier League (IPL) outfit Mumbai Indians ahead of the next season of the prestigious T20 tournament. Read More »

  • Fudadin comes home

    Left-handed batsman Assad Fudadin has been ruled out of the ongoing three-match Test Series against South Africa due to injury, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announced yesterday. The 29-year-old Guyanese batsman suffered a fracture of the little finger on his right hand during warm-up on the opening day of the first Test on Wednesday. Read More »

  • A champ’s inspiration

    Shake it off and step up. Read More »

  • Reus fined half a million euros

    Borussia Dortmund’s Germany winger Marco Reus was fined more than half a million euros on Wednesday for driving without a licence for years and said he had made a “stupid mistake”. Read More »

  • Guyana U-19s beat Paragon

    Guyana’s Under-19 boys came out with a narrow 2-1 win over Paragon Hockey Club on Tuesday when both teams met in a friendly match at the National Hoc­key Centre in Tacari­gua. Paragon, playing without a goalkeeper, looked the more likely to open the scoring, if not for some timely saves by Guyana’s goalie, Medroy Scotland. The first half ended scoreless. Read More »

  • Lendore lands college award

    Texas A&M, and Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Deon Lendore and Oregon mid-distance runner Laura Roesler were awarded The Bowerman Trophy as the most outstanding male and female collegiate track and field athletes of the 2013-14 season in a ceremony held Wednesday evening at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort and Spa in the United States as part of the US Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association Convention. Read More »

  • Andrews, Carter fight back for ‘RBC’ crowns

    CHE ANDREWS and Aidan Carter came from behind to capture titles when the curtain fell on the 38th annual RBC Junior Tennis Tournament yesterday at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval. Read More »

  • 124 horses for Boxing Day card

    A GRAND total of 124 horses have been declared to compete in 11 events when the Arima Race Club’s (ARC) 2014 horse racing season concludes with a massive 11-race card next week Friday at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. Read More »

  • Russell, Enright cleared to ride Xmas after appeal win

    Davy Russell and Philip Enright will be free to ride at the major Christmas racing festivals after the five-day bans imposed on both jockeys for their role in a bizarre whip-borrowing incident at Clonmel earlier this month was reduced to two days following an appeal on Tuesday. Read More »

  • Windies punished

    Unbeaten centuries from AB de Villiers and captain Hashim Amla squashed a brief flicker of resistance from West Indies, as South Africa dominated the opening day of the first Test yesterday. Read More »

  • Kallis to join CPL 2015 draft

    Legendary South African batsman Jacques Kallis has been confirmed to join the draft list for next year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Twenty20 tournament. Read More »

  • Army, WASA drop points

    CLUB SANDO go into the Christmas break with a two-point lead after their closest rival Defence Force dropped vital points in a Group A of the National Super League football competition when held 2-2 by La Horquetta Sports Academy on Sunday. WASA also dropped points when held 0-0 by defending champions Guaya FC. Read More »

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