Sports

Self belief and hot spots

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MICHAEL CLARKE might well be the motivational strategist he is being hailed as back home after Australia’s pulsating victory in the Kensington Oval Test.

Carter eyes century as Bajans dominate

Left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn, right celebrates the fall of another Jamaican batsman’s wicket. Benn picked up 5-90. (Westindiescricket.com)

KINGSTON,  CMC – Left-handed stroke-maker Jonathan Carter was on the verge of a maiden first class century and Barbados were in sight of first innings points but rain had the final say on the second day of the Regional Four-Day final here Saturday.

Tucville beat QC 8-4

Action in the Tucville Secondary, Queen’s College match yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Tucville Secondary defeated Queen’s College as 12 goals were scored in yesterday’s lone fixture of the Scotia Bank/Pepsi Schools football tournament played at the Ministry of Education Sports Complex ground on Carifesta Avenue.

Linden looking to regain LinWest Games glory

- CARIFTA games bronze medallist Andrea Foster to be in action

Parish Cadogan

The stage is all set for the 12th edition of the annual LinWest Games  and a number of the country’s top junior athletes including recent CARIFTA Games bronze medallist Andrea Foster is expected to be on show when the event kicks off at the Blairmont Community Centre ground, West Coast Berbice, starting at 10:30hours.

GRFU stages first trial match

Rugby players going through their paces during the first trial game yesterday at the National Park Rugby field. (Orlando Charles photo)

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) held its first 15’s trial game at the National Park yesterday in preparation for the Rugby World Cup 2015 NACRA Caribbean Regional Qualifier.

Robin Persaud romps home in 35-lap invitational

- leads quartet in lapping 29 starters

Winners and runners-up pose with their respective trophies yesterday at the completion of the eighth annual Universal Auto and General Supplies 11-race cycling meet which was staged at the inner circuit of the National Park.

By Emmerson Campbell Top veteran cyclist Robin Persaud led Orville Hinds, Walter Grant–Stewart and Geron Williams in lapping the rest of the field of 29 starters yesterday in the feature 35-lap invitational race staged by national cycling coach Hassan Mohammed and Universal Auto and General Supplies  in an 11-race meet.

DCC faces UG examination

-Noble House Seafoods semis

Damian Vantull

By Neil Barry The highly-favoured Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) side will face a stern examination at the hands of the unbeaten University of Guyana team from today when the semi-finals of the Noble House Seafoods second-division, two-day competition commence at the DCC ground, Queenstown.