|"Guiana" was the name given the area sighted by Columbus in 1498, comprising modern Guyana, Suriname, French Guiana, and parts of Brazil and Venezuela. The country is bordered to the east by Suriname, to the south by Brazil, to the west by Venezuela and to the north by the Atlantic Ocean. It is the third smallest country in South America.
The major sports in Guyana are cricket, softball cricket (beach cricket) and football. The minor sports in Guyana are netball, rounders, lawn tennis, basketball, table tennis, boxing, and a few others.
Stadium for Cricket World Cup 2007: Providence Stadium
Capacity: 16,000 seats
Status: New stadium under construction in partnership with the government of India.