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Kohli, Ashwin put India on top untidy Windies

India captain Virat Kohli celebrates his maiden double century by kissing the turf at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground. (Photo courtesy WICB)

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – An error-strewn performance, coupled with Virat Kohli’s maiden Test double hundred and a third Test hundred by Ravi Ashwin, left West Indies facing a massive fight for survival in the opening Test against India here yesterday.

Kalawan, Ellis land medals for Jamaica

Jamaican Nigel Ellis

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland, CMC – Jamaica picked up two more medals on the fourth day of competition at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships here yesterday, after CARIFTA gold medallists Shannon Kalawan and Nigel Ellis reached the podium in the women’s 400 metres hurdles and the men’s 200m respectively.

Froome crashes but retains lead

SAINT-GERVAIS-LES-BAINS, France, (Reuters) – Chris Froome hit the deck but retained the overall leader’s yellow jersey in the Tour de France on the 19th stage, a crash-marred 146-km mountain trek won by Frenchman Romain Bardet in vintage style yesterday.

Soft shoe winners receive prizes

Petra Organization representative Mark Alleyne (right) poses with members from the competing teams of North East La Penitence (left), Broad Street (2nd left) and Tucville (2nd right) following the conclusion of the presentation ceremony yesterday.

Tucville officially received their prizes for winning the Ministry of Health/Petra Organization Soft Shoe championships yesterday at a simple presentation ceremony at the Guinness Bar, Durban Street.

Cook and Root dazzle for England

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Alastair Cook and Joe Root made centuries to lift England to a commanding 314 for four at the close on the first day of the second test against Pakistan yesterday.

Quintyne steers B/dos to easy win over Guyana

Shemaine Campbell batted well but was unable to save Guyana from their first defeat. (Orlando Charles photos)

A match-winning knock from Barbados skipper Shaquana Quintyne steered her side to an easy 49-run win over hosts Guyana when round two of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Women’s Regional T20 tournament continued at Providence yesterday.

Campbelle, Giddings spur Guyana past Leewards

An unbeaten 50 from Shamaine Campbelle coupled with a venomous spell Of pace bowling from Erva Giddings, propelled Guyana to a  omfortable 45-run win over the Leewards Thursday night in the opening round of the Women’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional T20 tournament.

Courts makes donation to GPF athletics c/ships

President of Courts’ Sports Club, Ricardo Manbodh, hands over the trophies to Coach of the Police Sports Club, Linden Wilson.

Courts Furniture Inc., at a simple ceremony Thursday at the headquarters of the furniture giants on Main Street, handed over the sum of $200,000 to assist in providing trophies for the annual Guyana Police Force Athletics and Swimming Championships.

Novices boxing c/ships postponed

The Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis National Novices Championship originally scheduled for this weekend will now box off on July 29. According to president of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA), Steve Ninvalle, the postponement was “was unavoidable because it clashed with some other things being held at the venue that we were looking for.”

Sammy inspires Zouks to victory over Patriots

(CPLT20) On the night that the Beauséjour Stadium was renamed in honour of Daren Sammy, the Zouks captain celebrated with a match winning half-century against the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

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