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Persaud makes it two out of three

Robin Persaud crosses the finish line ahead of reigning junior road race champion and club mate Raynauth Jeffrey to capture this year’s ninth annual National Milling Company (NAMILCO) Caricom ‘Wheat-up’ Cycle Road Race yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

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.

Arjoon eager to defend national title

Alex Arjoon

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.

Blake beats Bolt in 200m

Usain Bolt

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.

National team seek revenge against DCC Jammers

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.

Gayle leaps to fourth in rakings

Chris Gayle

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.

No confidence motion moved against John

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.

Cavendish goes it alone for 21st win

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.

Sharapova stunned by Lisicki

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.

Guyana lose nailbiter to DC Jammers

-Brooklyn Bulldogs blown away by local NCBL All-Stars

Glen Stokes (#1) of the DC Jammers goes into his dribble against Travis Burnett (centre) and Akeem Kanhai (extreme left) during the All Star game. (Orland Charles photo)

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.

Williams wins CARICOM 50-mile event

Winners and runners up pose for a photo opportunity at the completion of yesterday’s Dr. Chase Jorgens, Seven Seas and Nature Valley Products Caricom Day 50-mile Cycle road race. (Orlando Charles photo)

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.

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