LONDON, CMC – Leeward Islands Hurricanes batsman Chesney Hughes got a start but failed to carry on as Derbyshire kept Northamptonshire in the field for the entire first day of their English County Championship game here yesterday.
(The Sports Xchange) – Miami point guard Goran Dragic had a game-high 25 points as the Heat advanced to the Eastern Conference semifinals by routing the Charlotte Hornets 106-73 in a deciding Game 7 yesterday.
Vice-President of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) Ian Wills said some of the performances during the recent Secondary School’s tournament, though thoroughly unexpected was encouraging nonetheless as the association seeks to blood players for the future.
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – All-rounder Mitchell Marsh is a doubt for next month’s Tri-Nations Series involving West Indies and South Africa, after being ruled out of the Indian Premier League with a side strain.
In a groundbreaking development for the nation’s youth footballers the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has joined with the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) to stage a countrywide U17 football tournament which will last for approximately one year.
Guyana’s male U16 basketball team has been placed in Zone-A and the female team in Zone-B following the draw for the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships which will be staged here in July.
RAJKOT, India, CMC – Dwayne Smith flattered to deceive while Dwayne Bravo suffered the indignity of a first ball ‘duck’, as leaders Gujarat Lions suffered a batting collapse to slide to a 23-run defeat to Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.
President David Granger Friday night emphasized the important role that sport plays in any society and noted that creating a new model “could increase participation of citizens in sport and ensure everyone’s social and recreational development.”
Delivering the feature address at the GOA’s annual Awards ceremony at Georgetown Club, President Granger, excellent historian that he is, traced the history of this country’s performances at the Olympic Games from its initial participation at the 1948 London Games to present noting that this country has only won one medal in its long history of participation at the games minus the 1976 games which was boycotted.
— Guyana confirmed as hosts of CBC U16 male, female b/ball c/ships
Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) President Nigel Hinds and President of the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Glyne Clarke yesterday penned the agreement confirming Guyana as hosts for the CBC u16 male and female championships from July 4th-16th.
GRENADA prime minister Keith Mitchell’s passion for cricket long preceded his passion for politics.
An off-spinner in the Grenada team from 1964 to 1966, he was appointed captain in 1973 following his completion of a Bachelor of Science degree at the Barbados campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI).
Bakewell Incorporated became the latest corporate entity to partner with the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), purchasing 100 tickets for North Ruimveldt Multilateral School students for viewing of the international friendly between Guyana and the Canada u23 Olympic team.
NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Twenty20 World Cup hero Carlos Brathwaite once again put his all-round qualities on display with a superb Man-of-the-Match effort as Delhi Daredevils trounced Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.
Wendell Meusa and Taffin Khan played unbeaten in the Guyana Chess Federation/Engineering and Construction Inc. (ECI)-sponsored seven round Swiss System chess which ended recently at the National resources Centre.
DES MOINES, Iowa, CMC – Grenada’s Olympic champion Kirani James produced a world-leading time to win the men’s 400 metres at the Drake Relays here Friday night, and continue his fine start to the new international season.
MUMBAI, India, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board president, Dave Cameron, has hailed the resumption of bilateral ties with the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), as the region prepares to host India in a four-Test series starting in July.