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Jeffrey wins Time Trials

Raynauth Jeffrey

Last year’s time trial champion Raynauth Jeffrey added a second national time trial championship title to his collection yesterday. The talented 20-year old wheelsman proved to be in top form, besting Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams by six seconds on a sunny day on the Linden/ Soesdyke Highway.

Serena fizzles out, Nadal and Federer march on

Serena Williams

LONDON, (Reuters) – A gaping hole appeared in the women’s draw at Wimbledon after Alize Cornet toppled top seed Serena Williams yesterday but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer stayed on course for a semi-final showdown after convincing wins.

An end to internecine warfare

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THE prolonged civil war, what former Jamaica prime minister P.J.Patterson refers to as “this internecine warfare”, is at an end. Peace has broken out in West Indies cricket.

Shawna defeats Afruica in battle of the Gentle sisters

Anthony Downes

Shawna Gentle, elder of the Gentle sisters defeated her sibling Afruica Thursday in the most anticipated match of that evening as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open tournament continued at the GBTI Recreational Facility in Bel Air.

Williamson keeps NZ afloat but Windies hold edge

Kane Williamson

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Kane Williamson’s unbeaten half-century kept New Zealand afloat after two key strikes by fast bowler Kemar Roach threatened to derail the innings, as West Indies made critical strides towards winning the decisive third Test here yesterday.

Brathwaite shines on rain affected second day

West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite gathers runs on the leg side on the way to his fifth Test half century. (Photo courtesy of WICB media)

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Rookie opener Kraigg Brathwaite struck a half-century to lead a forthright West Indies reply but rain wrecked the second day of the decisive third Test here yesterday, robbing the hosts of precious time in their quest for victory and a series win.

Jeffrey’s confidence sky-high

Raynauth Jeffrey

National cyclist Raynauth Jeffrey’s confidence is at an all-time high ahead of this weekend’s National Cycling Championships. When the calendar flipped to June, Jeffrey’s sole focus was defending his National Time Trial and Road Race titles.