Sports

Wrong attitude!

-costs ‘Big Truck’ the fight, says ‘Bizzy’ Boyce

Guyana’s Wayne `Big Truck’ Braithwaite attempts to get to his feet after being knocked down by Shawn `The Sniper” Cox Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall during their World Boxing Council (WBC) CABOFE heavyweight title bout. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell In the aftermath  of  Wayne ‘Big Truck’ Braithwaite’s devastating and humiliating defeat Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall at the hands of newly- crowned World Boxing Council (WBC) Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) heavyweight

Golden Jaguars squad announced

- Cort brothers out, JP Rodrigues back

Ronson Williams

younger players who were part of the recent four-game development tour to the Caribbean have earned call-ups to the Guyana national team for the international friendly against Guatemala tomorrow evening.

The Message, Elcock Stables triumph

A two-month wait for the first horse race meet of the year resulted in a large and appreciative crowd turning out Sunday  for the season opening meet at the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club, Alness, Corentyne Berbice.

T&T stumble badly before eking out victory

Liam Sebastien

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago beat Windward Islands by four wickets in their fourth round Regional Four-Day match here yesterday but not before suffering a massive scare, after their batting collapsed spectacularly.

Hunte to visit Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller

Portia Simpson Miller

(Jamaica Gleaner) In a reported bid to diffuse tensions between the Jamaican Government and the West Indies Cricket Board, (WICB) board president Julian Hunte is to pay a visit to Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller to ‘make amends’ following heated exchanges between the board and the prime minister over the last week, sources tell The Gleaner The verbal confrontation surrounds the continued exclusion of opening batsman Chris Gayle from the West Indies team and the fact that Jamaica was not considered as a venue for any of the matches for the upcoming tour by Australia.

Smith carves out maiden century as Bengals win

Dwyane Smith

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Hard-hitting batsman Dwayne Smith smashed his maiden Twenty20 century to fire Khulna Royal Bengals to a comfortable 69-run win over Sylhet Royals in their final preliminary round game of the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.

Nagamootoo grabs 5/13 in Trinidad

Mahendra Nagamootoo

Former West Indies and Guyana leg-spinner Mahendra Nagamootoo is still creating problems for batsmen  grabbing a five wicket haul on the weekend for Central Sports in their clash against W Connection Wanderers in Tribidad and Tobago.

Guyana (294) &156-6 at tea vs J/ca 454/9 dec

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Guyana, trailing by 160 runs on first innings, reached 156 for six in their second innings at tea on the final day of their day/night fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground yesterday.