By Delvon Mc EwanAn entertaining century from Shimron Hetmyer highlighted the second day of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 second round match between Guyana and the Windward Islands helped place the hosts in command at the end of play yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground .
CP Got Even produced a powerful late surge to win the feature D1 and Lower Mile and Distance event of the Horse Owners of Guyana meet yesterday at Port Mourant .
Guyana’s Adam Harris yesterday advanced to the second round of the men’s 100m event at the Commonwealth Games in Scotland while rifle shooters Lennox Braithwaite and Mahendra Persaud performed creditably in the individual event at the games .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – An unbroken half-century stand between Amir Jangoo and Brian Christmas forged Trinidad & Tobago further ahead, after a career-best half-century from Matthew Jones failed to ignite Barbados’ batting in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Evin Lewis stroked his second cameo half-century in as many days, as Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel steamrolled St Lucia Zouks with minimum fuss, to post their fourth game on the trot in the Caribbean Premier League here yesterday .
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) - Under-fire captain Alastair Cook at last found his form but fell for 95 as he and century-maker Gary Ballance put England in control at the end of the first day of the third test against India yesterday .
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) - Red Bull’s Australian Daniel Ricciardo won a dramatic Hungarian Grand Prix yesterday while Lewis Hamilton stunned championship-leading Mercedes team mate Nico Rosberg with the drive of the day from pitlane to podium .
PARIS, - Thirteen years ago, Vincenzo Nibali packed his bags and left his home in Sicily to start the journey that led him to a triumphant ride on the Champs Elysees yesterday as Tour de France champion .
The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) has officially suspended and fined 12 senior male players and a female competitor for their off court misconduct during the recently held Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championships in British Virgin Islands .
Pepsi Sonics defeated Eagles 45-29 when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) eight team Trifecta Knockout third division tourney commenced on Saturday at the Burnham Basketball Court .
Agricola Red Triangle and Herstelling FC played to a 3-3 stalemate when the East Bank Football Association (EBFA) CULT u-17 league recommenced at the Grove Community Centre ground on Saturday .
A CPL record 148-run second-wicket partnership between Dwayne Smith and Shoaib Malik was trumped byRonsford Beaton’s spectacular final over to give the Guyana Amazon Warriors a seven-run win over the Barbados Tridents at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown, Barbados .
In a remarkable display of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability, Headquarters track and field team repeated as champions of the annual Police Inter-Division Championships Friday night at Eve Leary Ground .
By Tony Cozier [caption id="attachment_263254" align="alignleft" width="272"] Tony Cozier[/caption]WHEN Shane Warne, the legendary Australian leg-spinner, and Marlon Samuels, the stylish if not so legendary West Indies batsman, angrily fronted to up to each other on the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in January 2013, Cricket Australia’s chief executive officer James Sutherland saw it as “something that only inspires a greater rivalry between two Melbourne teams and creates interest in the Big Bash League” .
The Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) is ensuring that it pulls out all the stops to ensure that a local pugilist is crowned champion of Jamaica’s Wray and Nephew Contender Series next year .
Christianburg/Wismar and Waramadong Secondary will battle for the third consecutive time for the Digicel Secondary Schools u-18 championship, following semi-final wins over Beterverwagting (BV) and Bush Lot Secondary respectively on Friday .
National junior Head Coach Bryan Joseph said he is pleased with his team’s showing in the recently held Caribbean Football Union (CFU) u-17 tourney, despite their shortcomings in failing to qualify for the final round of the event .
A tidy bowling display from Guyana’s spin bowlers saw the Windward Islands being dismissed for a paltry first innings total on a rain affected first day of the second round match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 tournament yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground, Carifesta Avenue .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Guyana reeled off their third straight win to remain unbeaten, and install themselves as favourites to win the Regional Under-15 Championship here Friday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Evin Lewis’s fiery half-century coupled with Kevin O’Brien’s four-wicket haul fired Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel to their fourth win and third on the trot, as they beat Jamaica Tallawahs by 13 runs here yesterday .
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Three-wicket hauls from Jeremiah Louis and Shaquille Martina undermined Jamaica and gave Leeward Islands the advantage, on the opening day of the second round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday .
PERIGUEUX, France, July 26 (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas yesterday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - South Africa captain Hashim Amla remained unbeaten after his 22nd test hundred but off-spinner Dilruwan Perera’s career best figures gave Sri Lanka a big first innings lead at the end of the third day of the second test yesterday .
(Reuters) - Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves became the third NBA player in recent weeks to withdraw from consideration for Team USA in next month’s World Cup, USA Basketball said yesterday .
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) - India were hurting at the International Cricket Council’s (ICC)decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 50 percent of his match fee after the row with England’s Jimmy Anderson, Mahendra Singh Dhoni said yesterday .
SOUTHAMPTON, England, - Alastair Cook insisted yesterday he was strong enough to tough out the attacks on his form and ability as England captain and would carry on in the role .
—-Chelsea Edghill stars in monumental encounterAmidst deafening noise, thunderous applause with the blue and white of the Saint Andrew’s Cross being waved prominently; on the morning of Friday 25th July at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Chelsea Edghill became her country’s heroine .
Guyana’s women’s table tennis team failed to reproduce their performance against Scotland earlier yesterday and lost 0-3 to Canada as the team event of the Commonwealth Games continued yesterday at the Scotstoun Table Tennis Centre .
Recently selected to participate in the Baltimore Orioles baseball Academy Lindani Jamal Anderson, who wings out today for the commencement of his stint in Florida, said that he plans to make the most of his journey to the Major Leagues .
Says Delvon Mc Ewan Sloppy fielding, ineffective bowling and inefficient leadership resulted in Guyana almost losing its opening match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 Tournament against the Leeward Islands .
BERGERAC, France, (Reuters) - After almost three weeks of action-packed racing the minor podium places in the Tour de France are likely to be decided in today’s final time trial .
He did it last year .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados Tridents managed to complicate a simple run chase before pulling off a one-wicket victory in the last over, to send Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fifth straight defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here yesterday .
Headquarters up to press time last night were poised to repeat as champions of the Police Inter-Division Championships .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - South Africa batted cautiously to reach 98 for three as they try to preserve their 1-0 lead in the series in the second test and final against Sri Lanka yesterday .
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Three months after coach Mike D’Antoni resigned, the struggling Los Angeles Lakers are expected to offer former player Byron Scott the job, multiple media outlets reported yesterday .
KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s leading spinner Saeed Ajmal has brushed aside concerns over his bowling form before the series in Sri Lanka, saying he can still outfox batsmen with his “doosra” delivery .