De Gea establishing himself among goalkeeping elite

David De Gea

LONDON, (Reuters) – David De Gea’s “influential” performance in Manchester United’s 3-0 victory against rivals Liverpool was better than any by former club greats Peter Schmeichel and Edwin van der Sar, according to ex forward Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

Bekele sets sights on Marathon gold in Rio

Kenenisa Bekele

DUBAI, (Reuters) – Kenenisa Bekele, world record holder over 5,000 and 10,000 metres, is aiming for Marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics, although the Ethiopian yesterday said he could yet switch back to a shorter distance at the Rio de Janeiro games.

Third Class upsets GDF …in 40-over cricket

Trevor Hossein

Shivanand Roopnarine’s half century outshone Jeremiah Harris’ fifty as Third Class upset the Guyana Defence Force to cruise to a seven-wicket win as action in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society second division 40 overs competition continued yesterday at the Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO).

Jaguars back in training mode

-Griffith confident about ODI tournament

Rayon Griffith

Guyana Jaguars Manager/Assistant Coach, Rayon Griffith has confirmed that the national side will regroup with a training session at 10:00hrs today at the Bourda Cricket Ground following their six-day break after returning home from Trinidad.

Jamaicans named among athletes with suspicious samples in alleged IAAF cover-up

(Jamaica Gleaner) Three Jamaica athletes are said to be among 225 athletes from 39 countries who, according to a documentary aired on German television on Monday, returned suspicious samples that were allegedly covered up by track and field’s governing body the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), according to a report published in the Daily Telegraph on Thursday.

Misbah injury concern, Pakistan call up Shah

KARACHI, (Reuters) – Leg-spinner Yasir Shah has been called into the Pakistan squad for the rest of the one-day series against New Zealand in the United Arab Emirates to replace injured pace bowlers Umar Gul and Bilawal Bhatti.

GT champs Festival City, North Ruimveldt clash today

Daniel Favourite

After 11 days of pulsating action, the Georgetown leg of the Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tournament will culminate today when Festival City Warriors battle North Ruimveldt in the grand finale at the National Park Tarmac in Thomas Lands from 10:45 am.

Enterprise, West Ruimveldt advance to semis

Health 2000 girls’ football…

Aliyah Elaine (left) of Enterprise Primary outsprinting her Tucville Primary marker to receive the ball during their side’s quarterfinal matchup.

Competition favourites Enterprise Primary secured their berth in the semi-final round of the inaugural Health 2000 Guyana Incorporated Girls Primary Schools football tournament by downing derby rivals Tucville Primary 3-0 in the quarterfinal stage yesterday.

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