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Alanzo Greaves primed for national road race

Alanzo Greaves (Roraima Bikers) gained confidence with his winning performances during the last two races of his six-week stint on the US racing circuit; confidence that he will put to use in aiming for the National Road Race Championship this weekend.

Top seeds Joshua Kalekeyzi, Sarah Klautky advance

…in GBTI tennis

Under-12 top seeds Joshua Kalekeyzi and Sarah Klautky topped their opponents in their respective Boys and Girls Open Singles category on the second day of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Tennis Open Tournament, yesterday at the GBTI Recreational Facility at Bel Air.

Burrowes to pilot cycling federation

Horace Burrowes will be at the helm of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) for the next four years. The former cycling champion and founder of the United Bike Shop was elected president of the GCF on Saturday when the body held its AGM at the GOA’s headquarters in Kingston.

Griffith confident new-look team will defend four-day title

Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Chairman of National Selectors and Guyana Jaguars Assistant Coach, Rayon Griffith is satisfied with the new make-up of the team and is confident that they can repeat last season’s honours and successfully defend their Professional Cricket league (PCL) Four-Day title.

Bahamas, USVI in final; Guyana winless

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, CMC – Defending champions the Bahamas and the US Virgin Islands were to contest yesterday’s final of the men’s Caribbean Basketball Championships after romping to convincing victories in their respective semi-finals here Saturday.

Pollard shines as Tridents make winning start

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Captain Kieron Pollard starred with bat and ball as Barbados Tridents made a winning start to the defence of the Caribbean Premier League crown with a convincing 49-run victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors here Saturday night.

Rosberg gets the jump on Hamilton in Austria

SPIELBERG, Austria, (Reuters) – Nico Rosberg won the Austrian Grand Prix for the second year in a row yesterday with his championship-leading Mercedes team mate Lewis Hamilton losing out at the start and having to settle for second.

Shah spins Pakistan to thumping win in Sri Lanka

(Reuters) – Yasir Shah claimed seven second innings wickets in a spectacular display of leg-spin bowling to destroy Sri Lanka as Pakistan crushed the hosts by 10 wickets in the first test to go 1-0 up in the three-match series at Galle yesterday.

Brazil beat Venezuela to set up Paraguay tie

SANTIAGO, (Reuters) – Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino scored either side of halftime to fire Brazil to a 2-1 win over Venezuela at the Copa America yesterday, sending the five-times world champions into a quarter-final meeting with Paraguay.

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