Guyana’s three-member team of Narayan and Priyanna Ramdhani and Jonathan Mangra ended with four silver medals and two bronze medals after four days battling players from the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba and Suriname at the Caribbean Badminton International Open Under-19 championships(CAREBACO) which ended Sunday at the Centro Deportivo Sports Hall, Aruba.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, CMC – Triathlete Flora Duffy shrugged off the disappointment of failing to end Bermuda’s 40-year wait for a second Olympic medal and vowed to try again in Japan in four years’ time when she will be 32.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, has hailed Kershorn Walcott’s bronze medal in the men’s javelin at the Rio Olympics and said he believes the country will have a bigger impact at the next Olympiad in Tokyo.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – As the Olympic hoardings are taken down in Rio de Janeiro and the Carnival atmosphere subsides, there is relief that cash-strapped Brazil avoided making a mess of the Games but also a nagging suspicion it did not make the most of them either.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Until now, people in Brazil had something to look forward to.
Despite deep recession, a presidential impeachment, and a corruption scandal ensnaring the political and corporate elite, the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro shone on the horizon like a sliver of light from a sunnier era, when Brazil appeared to have its act together.
(Reuters) – U.S. swimmer Ryan Lochte lost the last of his four major sponsors, Japanese mattress maker Airweave, days after he admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio during the Olympics.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – There were more questions than answers left hanging after the fourth and final Test between West Indies and India finished in a farcical draw here on the final day yesterday.
DURBAN, South Africa, (Reuters) – A wet outfield again prevented play on the fourth day of the first test between South Africa and New Zealand in what is becoming an increasing embarrassment for the hosts.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies Women’s Team captain Stafanie Taylor struck a cameo but her efforts were in vain as Western Storm went down by seven wickets to Southern Vipers in the final of the Women’s Super League here Sunday.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Guyana were crowned one-day champions of the Regional Under-19 Championship for the third straight year here yesterday, when they easily brushed aside Windward Islands by five wickets in the final at Arnos Vale Stadium.