By Emmerson Campbell
Two days after powering to victory in the feature 35-lap event of the Malta Supreme sponsored cycling programme in the National Park, Robin Persaud took his talents to the open road yesterday and sprinted away with the ninth annual NAMILCO Caricom Day winner’s trophy.
Nineteen year-old national squash champion Alex Arjoon will be taking the court this week to put up all the resistance that he possibly can to defend his title at the 2012 Digicel National Championships which begins tomorrow night at the Georgetown Club.
The National School’s Basketball Festival (NSBF) got off to an exciting start last Sunday evening as Queen’s College notched their first win over the Government Technical Institute (GTI) at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Yohan Blake shocked Usain Bolt for the second time in three days, producing another sizzling run to whip the World and Olympic champion in the 200 metres final in a world-leading time here Sunday night.
By Iva Wharton
Bush Lot Secondary School yesterday edged out Mahaicony Technical Institute by a 2-1 margin to win the Region Five final of the Digicel Schools nationwide football competition at the Mahaicony Communty Centre ground.
The Guyana National team will be seeking revenge tonight when they come up against the Washington DC Jammers basketball team one last time in a rematch which is expected to be very competitive as the National Community Basketball League (NCBL) International All-Star weekend comes to its climax at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Big-hitting opener Chris Gayle has vaulted 12 spots into the top of five of the ICC Twenty20 International batting rankings, less than two weeks after returning to the West Indies colours following a two-year exile.
ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominica Football Association president, Patrick John has been suspended for the remainder of his term after an overwhelmingly vote by clubs at the Annual General Conference here Saturday.
TOURNAI, Belgium, (Reuters) – A leaner Mark Cavendish showed he was still too talented for the rest of the Tour de France bunch, outpacing his rivals for victory in the 207.5-km second stage in Tournai yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Maria Sharapova has had better days, Roger Federer more mobile ones and local sun-hat sellers more profitable ones as Wimbledon’s manic yesterday turned into a bit of a damp squib after several days of nerve-shredding drama.
-Brooklyn Bulldogs blown away by local NCBL All-Stars
So close but yet so far was the unfortunate result for the Guyana national basketball team which lost to the Washington DC Jammers in a nail-biting encounter at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) Saturday evening when the National Community Basketball League (NCBL) tipped off its first International All-Star Weekend.
By Emmerson Campbell
London Olympic hopeful Geron Williams yesterday outsprinted the field to capture this year’s Dr. Chase Jorgens, Seven Seas and Nature Valley Products CARICOm Day 50-mile cycle road race.