(Reuters) – The Miami Heat completed a stirring second half to the NBA regular season by setting a new milestone on Wednesday but their brilliance was not rewarded with a playoff berth as the growing trend of resting players took on extra significance.
FALMOUTH, Trelawny, CMC – WICB President’s XI head coach, Graeme West, said Thursday it was important those players on the fringe of West Indies selection used the three-day tour game against Pakistan to remind selectors of their credentials.
BERNE, (Reuters) – European football was given good and bad reminders of its past on Thursday with an impressive 2-0 win for once-mighty Ajax Amsterdam over Schalke 04 in one Europa League game but ugly scenes in the crowd at Lyon delaying another.
Guyana’s top youth and junior athletes departed for the FLOW CARIFTA Games yesterday as the country looks set to once again compete for podium places during the annual regional championships over three days.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Guyana Jaguars are now the heavy favourites to win a hat-trick of titles in the Regional four-day championship, after maintaining their lead at the top of the standings despite sitting out the ninth round of matches.
—‘I have a lot of confidence in the players,” – Coach Johnson
Coach of the junior national table tennis team Linden Johnson is pretty pumped up about the upcoming Caribbean Cadet and Junior Table tennis championship set to serve off at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from tomorrow.
Newly elected president of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Adrian Hooper, officially unveiled his executive body yesterday at a simple ceremony held at the Starr Computers Boardroom.
After partnering with the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) last year to box off two successful tournaments, the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) will once again brand and sponsor this year’s three upcoming competitions, the first of which will be staged on Saturday and Sunday.
MANAMA, (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton is keeping his fingers crossed that he and Ferrari rival Sebastian Vettel can have a proper battle in Bahrain on Sunday after last year’s race did neither of them any favours.
MUNICH, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo became the first player to score 100 goals in UEFA competitions when he struck twice as holders Real Madrid came from behind to win 2-1 at Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final yesterday.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies’ hopes of automatic qualification for the 2019 World Cup in England took a further blow when they dropped a point in the latest International Cricket Council rankings released yesterday.