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.
By Emmerson Campbell
“Eastman is not a guy everybody can take out, he has experience and is very crafty, but I have something special that not everybody has, the chin checker.”
This was the proclamation of undefeated Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) welterweight champion Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy yesterday during an interview with Stabroek Sport at his training base, the Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym.
Three days of intense competition came to a close on Sunday night when the GCC, female GCC Tigers and Hikers all secured victories in the Bryden and Fernandes Indoor Hockey Tournament at the National Gymnasium.
Reuters) – The San Antonio Spurs taught Oklahoma City a lesson in championship poise with a 101-98 win on Sunday that stretched their remarkable win streak to 19 games and earned them a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the form of Marlon Samuels following the right-hander’s outstanding batting in the second Test which finished inside four days at Trent Bridge here yesterday.
NOTTINGHAM, England, CMC – Legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards has blasted the Caribbean side’s disastrous batting in the second Test at Trent Bridge and has criticised newly recalled wicketkeeper/batsman Denesh Ramdin saying the player had “deteriorated in such a big way”.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Roger Federer’s bid for a record 17th major tennis title began with another landmark yesterday, when he won his 233rd match at a grand slam event, equalling the achievement of Jimmy Connors.