—but Smith, Maxwell lead Australia to Tri Series final
Mitchell Marsh and Glenn Maxwell provided overdue contributions in the middle order to help Steven Smith guide Australia into the triangular series final with a six-wicket win over the West Indies at Bridgetown in Barbados.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – A jaguar featured at an Olympic torch ceremony was shot dead by a soldier shortly after the event in the Brazilian Amazon city of Manaus as the animal escaped from its handlers, an army statement said.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland, (Reuters) – Individual Russian track and field athletes assessed as clean will be able to compete for their country in Brazil, the Olympic Games’ top official said yesterday, diluting a blanket ban the sport’s global federation had called for.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Germany showed more of their usual class when Mario Gomez’s first-half strike secured a 1-0 win over a stubborn Northern Ireland side and a place in the last 16 of Euro 2016 as Group C winners yesterday.
Vergenoegen Secondary overcame Leonora Secondary 4-3 on sudden death penalty kicks after normal time ended 0-0 when the sixth annual Digicel Secondary Schools Football Championships continued yesterday at the Leonora Sports Facility.
Defending Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open singles champion Anthony Downes and veteran Harry Panday won the GBTI Jubilee Open doubles competition defeating youngsters Leyland Allicock and Nicholas Fenty in straight sets in the final.
Andre Percival, Coach of the Guyana women’s cricket team, yesterday stressed the importance of the team gelling properly ahead of next month’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional limited overs tournament to be played in Guyana.
CASTRIES, St.Lucia, CMC-West Indies ICC World T20 winning captain Darren Sammy is confident Zouks can advance to the play-offs of the highly anticipated Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which begins next week.
Captain of the Guyana Under-19 girls team Plaffiana Millington said yesterday that she was confident that her young team will give a good account of itself at the Regional U19 Invitational Women’s Twenty20 tournament in Trinidad and Tobago.
-Guinness Greatest of the Streets national c/ships
With the prize of representing Guyana at the Caribbean Championship on the line, the Guinness Greatest of the Streets National championships will commence today at the National Cultural Centre tarmac with eight fixtures.
Inspired goalkeeping from Richie Richards propelled Alpha United to the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Stag Beer League Finale crown, edging Slingerz FC 3-0 via penalty kicks on Sunday at the Leonora Sports Facility.