(Reuters) – There was NBA playoff joy for the Philadelphia 76ers and the Boston Celtics on Thursday as they each advanced to the second round with last-gasp home wins to close out their respective series 4-2.
JAIPUR, India, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a game to quickly forget but his Chennai Super Kings still managed to get past the Rajasthan Royals by four wickets in the Indian Premier League here Thursday.
NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – Embattled West Indies were facing the prospect of an innings defeat after their bowlers let England Lions off the hook and their batsmen then suffered their second collapse in as many days, on the second day of their four-day match here yesterday.
DOHA, Qatar, CMC – Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell blamed jet lag for his loss to resurgent American star Justin Gatlin after he conceded an early-race lead to finish second in the 100 metres at the season-opening Diamond League meet here yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s frustration with the controversial blue clay at the Madrid Masters reached new heights after the world number one was beaten 7-6 6-3 by fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The disciplinary hearing into corruption charges against former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and English county player Mervyn Westfield has been adjourned until the week of June 18, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.
Enthusiastic followers of Guyana’s newest cricket format, 10/10 softball are set for an exciting day when the third edition of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) sponsored competition concludes tomorrow at the Providence Stadium.
NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – Rookie stroke-maker Darren Bravo hit a typically flashy half-century but West Indies suffered a familiar lower order collapse to be dismissed cheaply on the opening day of their four-day tour match against England Lions here yesterday.
By Iva Wharton
Fruta Conquerors inflicted a 13-1 drubbing on Black Pearl in the lone Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Super League encounter on Wednesday evening at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground.
By Emmerson Campbell
This year’s 30th annual three-stage road race which is being organized by national cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed for the 46th Independence Anniversary celebrations, is gearing up to be one of the best ever.
(Reuters) – The Miami Heat hammered the final nail into the injury-ravaged New York Knicks’ coffin with a 106-94 win to clinch their place in the second round of the NBA playoffs, while the Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Clippers in Memphis.
Guyana’s last hope of punching a ticket to the London Olympic Games, lightweight boxer Stefan Gouveia, lost to the rampant 21-year-old Colombian Eduar Marriaga 25-nine when the pair matched gloves in their quarterfinal bout at the Olympic qualifier box off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday.
The Eve Leary Sports Club ground will come alive this Sunday with the World Athletics Day Championship starting from 09:00hrs.
The World Athletics Day Championship is a competition where only schoolchildren