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Oppressed Rastafarians had started following Rodney – witness tells inquiry

Stabroek - 9 hours 2 min ago
A Rastafarian group had started following Dr Walter Rodney and the Working People’s Alliance (WPA) after members were wrongfully arrested and oppressed by police, a former Ministry of Agricul-ture...

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Porkknocker charged over theft of jerseys, hats

Stabroek - 9 hours 3 min ago
A porkknocker was yesterday released on $50,000 bail after he denied a charge of larceny. It is alleged on January 25 at Cuyuni, Derick Watson, 31, a porkknocker, stole four jerseys and two hats,...

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Three more fined for driving under the influence

Stabroek - 9 hours 5 min ago
Three more persons have been fined $7,500 each for driving under the influence of alcohol while an arrest warrant is out for a minibus driver. As part of its ongoing campaign, the police yesterday...

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Windies end series of misery on losing note

Stabroek - 9 hours 5 min ago
CENTURION, South Africa, Jan 28, CMC – West Indies ended their tour of South Africa on the same miserable note on which they started, slumping to a deflating 131-run defeat in the fifth and final...

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East Ruimveldt woman charged over row with cop

Stabroek - 9 hours 5 min ago
An East Ruimveldt woman was yesterday released on $10,000 bail after she was charged with attempting to prevent a police officer from executing his duties while verbally abusing him. However,...

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Golden Jaguars Team for B/dos Friendly selected

Stabroek - 9 hours 7 min ago
Guyana’s final roster for the impending away international friendly on February 1st against Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rival Barbados in the Land of the Flying Fish has been named. The fixture...

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Djokovic, Wawrinka set up epic showdown, ill Serena through

Stabroek - 9 hours 8 min ago
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Top seed Novak Djokovic and champion Stan Wawrinka set up ‘The Djoker v The Man 3.0’ at Melbourne Park after impressive quarter-final victories yesterday, while an ill Serena...

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Good that CXC exams have been postponed for elections

Stabroek - 9 hours 9 min ago
Dear Editor, When I first saw that the date of the elections was set in conflict with exams in the schools I was somewhat taken aback, especially since everything the PPP does is riddled with bad...

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Pole vault legend Bubka to run for top IAAF job

Stabroek - 9 hours 10 min ago
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Former Olympic pole vault champion Sergey Bubka announced yesterday he is running for the presidency of world athletics body IAAF, taking on Briton Sebastian Coe in a battle...

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Robson to make Indian Wells return

BBC Sport - 9 hours 13 min ago
Former British number one Laura Robson plans to return to the WTA Tour at the BNP Paribas Open in March.

Old Firm return 'good for the game'

BBC Sport - 9 hours 13 min ago
Rangers caretaker Kenny McDowall thinks the return of derbies against Celtic will help Scottish football.

England forward Geoff Parling to join Exeter in summer on two-year deal

Guardian Sport - 9 hours 20 min ago
• 31-year-old agrees deal to leave Leicester after six years
• Exeter also sign Bath’s Olly Woodburn on two-year deal
• Coach Rob Baxter: ‘We’re adding quality and experience’

The England forward Geoff Parling will join Exeter in the summer on a two-year deal.

The 31-year-old will leave Leicester after six years at Welford Road – a spell which involved him winning two Premiership titles and earning three caps for the British and Irish Lions against Australia in 2013.

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Mitchell embraces added pressure

BBC Sport - 9 hours 31 min ago
Scott Mitchell says he is enjoying the extra expectation ahead of his first tournament since becoming BDO world champion.

Convicted spot-fixer Mohammad Amir cleared to return to cricket in Pakistan

Guardian Sport - 9 hours 38 min ago
• 22-year-old was not due to play again until September
• ICC agree to approve his domestic availability early
• Spot-fixing cases among those being examined by CPS
• November: Mike Selvey on Amir’s rehabilitation

Mohammad Amir, the convicted spot-fixer, has been cleared for an early return to domestic cricket in Pakistan by the International Cricket Council.

Amir, 22, was jailed and banned from the sport for five years for his part in a spot-fixing scandal during his country’s 2010 tour of England.

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Sangakkara breaks dismissals record

BBC Sport - 9 hours 48 min ago
Sri Lanka wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara claims his 473rd ODI dismissal to break Adam Gilchrist's record.

Thursday's gossip column

BBC Sport - 10 hours 47 min ago
Real Madrid to get David De Gea on a free, Liverpool eye Ruben Neves, West Ham target Swansea's Gomez, plus more.

Andy Murray v Tomas Berdych: Australian Open 2015 – live!

Guardian Sport - 11 hours 27 min ago

6.52am GMT

Morning. Dani Vallverdu doesn’t tweet much. But here’s what he tweeted on 8 July 2013: “and here it is......its been one hell of a ride @andy_murray WIMBI CHAMPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” Just look at their happy faces.

and here it is......its been one hell of a ride @andy_murray WIMBI CHAMPS!!!!!!!!!!!!!! pic.twitter.com/QVEuCiKafY

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Exeter to sign England's Parling

BBC Sport - 11 hours 50 min ago
Exeter sign England lock Geoff Parling from Leicester and Bath wing Olly Woodburn for next season on two-year contracts.