Following a week of fitness tests, gym sessions and batting and bowling simulation exercises, Cricket Guyana Inc. (CGI) will today bowl of the first of two four-day practice matches between a Leon Johnson led XI and a Vishaul Singh XI at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda.
Quincy “Biggie” Small younger brother of former World boxing champion Wayne “Big Truck Braithwaite Saturday night dodged a barrage of aggressive jabs and punches to win his 91 kg and over bout against Jason “AK47” Barker.
National lightweight boxer Prince Lee Isidore, who recently recovered from dengue fever, defeated Guyana’s Revlon Lake in six rounds to capture the Caribbean Commonwealth lightweight title at the Fine Light Fight Factory Boxing Card, Jean Pierre Complex, on Friday night.
The No. #5 ground in West Coast Berbice was transformed into the Victoria Community Centre as Victoria King’s dethroned champs Monedderlust FC 2-0 to be crowned the Starlite Generation/Monedderlust FC 2nd annual Berbice Cup champions on Saturday.
All of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) matches that were being played around the city yesterday were abandoned due to rain but Police Sports Club managed to secure first innings points against the Guyana Defence Force before that match was abandoned.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – Pakistan spinners Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah took nine wickets in the second innings as the hosts beat Australia by 221 runs in the first test yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the two-match series.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Serena Williams destroyed Romania’s Simona Halep 6-3 6-0 yesterday to win the WTA Finals championship in Singapore, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women’s tennis.
KARACHI, (Reuters) – Senior Pakistan batsman Younus Khan, who capped a memorable test against Australia in Dubai with hundreds in both innings, said he had thought of skipping the two-match series after being dropped from the 50-over squad.
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Team Guyana’s cycling team aboard their flotilla fizik saddles stormed to victory in the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) men’s team time trial yesterday while the local females snared silver.
BASEL, (Reuters) – Seventeen-year-old Borna Coric’s Swiss Indoors run ended when he lost to David Goffin in the semi-finals yesterday while Roger Federer beat Ivo Karlovic to reach the tournament final for the 11th time.
CHESTER, Pennsylvania, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago missed out on their first chance at automatic qualification for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup when they went down to Costa Rica on penalties in their semi-final of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship here Friday night.