Thomas misses century but puts J/ca in winning position

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Aldaine Thomas narrowly missed out on three figures despite playing superbly but his innings put Jamaica in an excellent position to force and outright win over Barbados on today’s final day of the third round of matches in the Regional Under-19 three-day Championship.

James wins 400m gold

— sets new Caribbean record

Grenada’s Kirani James celebrates after winning the men’s 400m final at the London 2012 Olympic Games yesterday. REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ

LONDON, CMC – The outstanding Kirani James added Olympic gold to his fast-growing resume by racing to a personal best time to win the 400 meters in dominating fashion at the London Olympic Stadium here last  night.

Tempers flare as U.S. sweep past Argentina

LeBron James of U.S. goes to the hoop against Argentina’s Scola during men’s preliminary round Group A basketball match during the London 2012 Olympic Games yesterday. REUTERS/POOL

LONDON,  (Reuters) – A nasty, bad-tempered joust with Argentina’s basketball team woke up the sleeping giants from the U.S. yesterday, spurring them to a 126-97 victory that earned a top-seeded berth in the quarter-finals.

Windies ready to take U-19 World Cup

Brisbane, Australia – Third seed West Indies and two-time former champion and number-six seed India are odds-on favourites to qualify for the Super League stage from Group C of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2012, which will be staged from August 11-26  in Queensland, Australia.

GTTA name teams for C/bean c/ships

— No place for Lewis, Franklyn and Munroe

Dr Pradeep Balram

The selection committee of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has stuck to its guns and omitted three of the country’s top players Idi Lewis, Christopher Franklyn and Godfrey Munroe from the men’s team named to compete at the 54th Senior Caribbean Championships later this month in Santo Domingo.

Persaud wins fifth round despite loss to Khan

Former national chess champion Kriskal Persaud makes a move against Anthony Drayton during Sunday’s fifth round of the inaugural Red Cherry tournament at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club.

Despite losing to national chess champion Taffin Khan; former national champion Kriskal Persaud was declared the winner of the penultimate round of the inaugural Red Cherry ladder tournament on Sunday at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club, Hadfield Street.

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