Sports

Serena steamrolls Safarova

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Serena Williams’s pursuit of a 23rd grand slam title gathered momentum on Thursday when she thrashed Czech Lucie Safarova 6-3 6-4 to reach the third round of the Australian Open.

Smith smashes 108* off Pakistan in Perth

-Australia take 2-1 series lead

(Reuters) – Australia captain Steve Smith led by example, smashing an unbeaten 108 against a sloppy Pakistan to secure his team’s seven-wicket victory with five overs to spare in the third one-day international in Perth on Thursday.

Infantino’s 48 team circus

Political ploy or developmental push? For many this is the contrasting argument being bandied around by pundits following FIFA’s decision to expand the World Cup entrants to 48 nations in 2026.

Springer headlines U19 squad for Super50

ST JOHNS, Antigua,CMC – Exciting all-rounder Shamar Springer is among five members of the ICC Youth World Cup-winning side included in the West Indies Under-19 14-man squad for the Regional Super50 starting next week.

African Nations Cup

Senegal in quarter-  finals after 2-0 win   over Zimbabwe

FRANCEVILLE, Gabon, (Reuters) – Senegal qualified for the African Nations Cup quarter-finals by beating Zimbabwe 2-0 with early goals from Sadio Mane and Henri Saivet in their Group B encounter on Thursday.

`I know I can push athletics forward’

-Says national U20 javelin record holder and GDF major Shen Fung

Guyana Defense Force (GDF) Major, Shen Fung says the current state of Track and Field has led to his decision to challenge incumbent president of the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG), Aubrey Hutson for the leadership position at the next Annual General Meeting (AGM) scheduled for Sunday.

Netball association could have elections next month

-IMC chairman Randolph Critchlow

By Royston Alkins The Interim Management Committee of the Guyana Netball Association plans to set a date for this year’s Annual General Meeting possibly by early February.This is according to Randolph Critchlow, chairman of the IMC.

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