Jeffrey laps entire 23-man field on way to winning feature event

- Hand-in-Hand Insurance cycle event in the National Park

Raynauth Jeffrey triumphantly crossing the finish line unchallenged yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

National cyclist Raynauth Jeffrey returned to the local circuit with a bang yesterday. Fresh off a competitive stint in the United States of America, the Team Coco’s standout brought his talents to the National Park and lapped the entire 23-man field to take the top honors of the feature 35-lap event of the 11th Hand in Hand Insurance programme.

Baugh underlines form with century in warm-up

Carlton Baugh

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Discarded West Indies gloveman Carlton Baugh stroked an unbeaten, even hundred to extend his rich vein of form, on Friday’s final day of the drawn three-day warm-up game in preparation for next month’s Professional Cricket League.

Another tour, another setback

ON their four previous tours of Sri Lanka, the West Indies have been blighted by one setback or another. The solitary Test in 1993, the first between the teams a dozen years after Sri Lanka’s elevation to the status, was restricted by a swampy outfield in Moratuwa to less than 12 hours play; only one of the three ODIs ran its course.

Sluggish start

- Windies batsmen struggle on rain-hit opening day

Kraigg Brathwaite topscored with 46 for the West Indies.

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies batsmen made a sluggish start to their tour of Sri Lanka, on a rain-hit opening day of their three-day tour match here yesterday.

Hickens to run for GFA top post

-feels he can take the sport to the next level

Clifton Hickens

Commander of A-Division of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) Clifton Hickens has confirmed that he will be running for the post of president of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) when the entity stages its electoral congress on October 17th at the Sleepin International Hotel.

Deonarain to skipper Floodlights team against Suriname side

—Enterprise Legend T20 tournament

Romeo Deonarain

Popular businessman Ricky Deonarain has been named skipper of a strong Floodlights team which will oppose Suriname side Amar Shakti Sports Club this evening at the Demerara Cricket Club ground in the opening match of the four team T20 hardball competition.

Regal Masters upset Floodlights

-Petama Enterprise/Motor Trend Softball Tournament

Regal Masters scored an upset victory over Floodlights Masters Sunday as the Petama Enterprise/Motor Trend softball tournament continued at various grounds in the city.