Locals urged to throw down gauntlet to foreigners

-Five-stage road race starts today

The riders outside the Ministry of Sport building on Main Street prior to their being sent off yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell This year’s five-stage road race which pedals off this morning on the Corentyne, Berbice has attracted riders from Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Denmark, Germany, USA and England along with top local riders.

RCB knock out Redbacks in thriller to enter semis

Chris Gayle

BENGALURU, India, CMC-IANS – In a nail-biting finish, Royal Challengers Bangalore, with West Indies opener Chris Gayle in the line-up, snatched a thrilling victory by two wickets from a defiant South Australian Redbacks yesterday to qualify for the semi-finals of the Champions League Twenty20.

Alder, Sinclair set new records

Joint Services Championships

GDF’s Tiffany Smith finishes comfortably ahead of the field in the 200 metres heats yesterday.(Orlando Charles photo)

The Athletics Association of Guyana’s (AAG) female Athlete of the Year, Natasha Alder and her teammate Michael Sinclair rewrote the history books of the Joint Services Championships when the event’s second day concluded yesterday at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Ground, Camp Ayanganna.

Two newcomers in Jamaica squad

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Uncapped players Jermaine Blackwood and Kenar Lewis have been selected in the Jamaica squad for this month’s WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.