Rugby Sevens action returns to the National Park tomorrow with the staging of the inaugural Modern Optical tournament.
Set to kick off at 11:30am, the event will see the Guyana Defence Force, the Pepsi Hornets, the Yamaha Caribs and the Police Falcons along with one guest team tackling each other for the championship trophy.
Ravens and Colts will contest the Open final of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) ‘League of Champions’ after they defeated Pepsi Sonics and Plaisance Guardians respectively Thursday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
(The Sports Xchange) – The Chicago Bulls hit all 22 of their free throws, including a pair by Jimmy Butler with 0.9 seconds left after a touch foul call, to edge the Boston Celtics 104-103 at the United Center.
– Hurricanes flatter to deceive
ST JOHN’S, Antigua CMC – Shai Hope broke a 25-year-old record as Barbados Pride brushed aside a jaded Leeward Islands Hurricanes by 110 runs to a set up a rematch with Jamaica Scorpions Saturday’s final of the Regional Super50.
– West Dem/East Bank semis on tonight
Defending champion Showstoppers will tackle Money Team whilst ESPN will engage Hustlers tonight in the semi-finals of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara zone, following quarterfinal wins on Wednesday.
– Regan Pollard upset on opening night
The Guyana Squash Association in collaboration with its corporate sponsor Digicel launched its 2017 season with its customary Bounty Farm Ltd Handicap Squash Tournament at the Georgetown Club Inc.
By Royston Alkins
Essequibo Female Cricket Team was brushed aside by a strong Berbice unit by a massive 278 runs in the first game of the Female Inter County One-day at the Everest Cricket Club Ground, yesterday.
University of Guyana (UG) Trojans recorded wins over Pacesetters and Plaisance Guardians in the U23 and Open Divisions, respectively, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) ‘League of Champions’ continued on Wednesday.
– four players dismissed in heated final
Tourney hosts Fruta Conquerors were crowned the inaugural Turbo Energy Drink U19 Academy Football League Champions, overcoming Georgetown Football Club (GFC) 1-0 on Wednesday at the Tucville ground.
– Spooner bags 4 for 11 for Tutorial
By Royston Alkins
Tutorial High and Charlestown Secondary thrilled their fans in a nail biting encounter at the Demerara Cricket Club ground, yesterday in the Guyana Cricket Board/ National Secondary School cricket league (GCB/NSSCL), with the boys from Tutorial coming out as eventual winners by two wickets.
Veron Mosengo– Omba, the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Director of Member Associations & Development for Africa and the Caribbean, met with Minister within the Ministry of Education- Department of Sports Nicolette Henry yesterday, as part of his two day tour of Guyana.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – CONCACAF will discuss a possible joint bid for the 2026 World Cup and the governing body’s president said on Thursday a planned wall along the U.S.-Mexico border would not present an obstacle to co-hosting the event.