-Flores confident women team will bounce back
Guyana’s volleyball teams endured mixed fortunes yesterday with the male Team winning and the female team losing against Suriname on the opening day of the 2016 Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) yesterday afternoon at the National Gymnasium.
Guyana got off to worst possible start in their three-match Inter-Guiana Games basketball series losing to Suriname in both the boys and girls’ opening matches yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
Following rhythmical renditions by the Guyana Police Force Steel Orchestra, Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine, trumpeted the importance of sport during the feature address of the opening ceremony of this year’s Inter Guiana Goodwill Games last night at the National Track and Field Centre.
The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) company continued its long standing partnership with the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) when it launched the 14th annual GTT national indoor hockey tournament yesterday at GT&T Brickdam headquarters.
Rajendra Singh scored a century as President’s College beat Lusignan Secondary by 212 runs when the East Coast Demerara leg of the 2016 Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) National Secondary School Cricket League (NSSCL) continued yesterday.
The final round of group matches of the fifth annual Court’s Pee-Wee Primary Schools football tournament will commence today at the Thirst Park ground with several fixtures as teams tussle for playoff spots.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies showed early promise but buckled under the weight of the irrepressible Younis Khan’s 33rd Test hundred and a couple of dropped chances, as Pakistan gained an early foothold in the second Test here yesterday.
DAMBULLA, Sri Lanka, CMC – A dramatic batting collapse ensured a series defeat for West Indies A as they plunged to 138-run loss on the last day of the third and final four-day “Test” against Sri Lanka A here yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron has defended the timing of the decision to sack head coach Phil Simmons and says he expects the “bold” move by the board to be vindicated in the future.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Batting coach Toby Radford says West Indies will be gunning for early wickets on yesterday’s second day, in an effort to prevent Pakistan piling up a massive total like they did in the opening Test last week.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies will be looking to draw confidence from their encouraging outing in last week’s first Test and avoid yet another series defeat, when they take on Pakistan in the second Test starting here today.