Masters Category Two (74kgs) powerlifter, Winston Stoby’s dead-lift of 265.5kgs/585.4 pounds at the 2012 Caribbean Championships in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands, in April was officially confirmed as a world record by the International Powerlifting Federation (IPF).
PARIS, (Reuters) – Former champion Serena Williams shocked the French Open crowd, and herself, by losing to Virginie Razzano in the first round on Tuesday, her earliest exit from a grand slam in the 47 appearances she has made in an outstanding career.
ROME, – The real Usain Bolt will make a return appearance at Rome’s Diamond League meeting tomorrow, according to the Jamaican sprinter who got tongues wagging last week when he failed to break 10 seconds over 100 metres in Ostrava.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers demanded improvements across the floor from his team after they fell to a 93-79 defeat to the Miami Heat in the opening game of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday.
New national swimming records were achieved in 11 different events in the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association’s (GASA) Annual Independence Swim Meet which came to a close last Sunday at the National Aquatic Centre.
The Golden Jaguars second string team completed their participation in the Parbo Bier Cup tournament on Friday evening, with a 2-1 victory over Suriname side Suripros at the Andre Kamperveen Stadium following their 4-2 loss to Vitesse on Wednesday last.
Four goals in the first half and three in the second half saw Guyana go down 7-1 to a superior Colombia side ranked 23rd in the world in a closed door practice match at Estadio El Campin, on Monday evening.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – A sterling, unbeaten half-century from Marlon Samuels failed to brighten the gloom of another defeat as West Indies predictably plunged to a nine-wicket loss to England in the second Test at Trent Bridge here yesterday.
Back Circle, Broad Street, Alexander Village and Albouystown each recorded victories in their respective games on Sunday night when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Exhibition Competition kicked off at the new Albouystown Basketball Court.