NBA roundup

Westbrook leads OKC past Suns in NBA return (The Sports Xchange) In his first game back from a knee injury, Russell Westbrook scored 21 points to lead Oklahoma City to a 103-96 points win over previously undefeated Phoenix.

Kishore, Sukhram Guyana Open winners

Avinda Kishore receives his trophy from Digicel’s Head of Marketing Jacqueline James. (Orlando Charles photo)

The young duo of Avinda Kishore and Christine Sukhram yesterday walked away with the red jackets and the winner’s trophies in the respective male and female categories of the 2013 Digicel two-day Open golf tournament, which concluded yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Williams triumph in Troy Humphrey Memorial feature event

-RBC sweep podium positions

All Alone! National rider, Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams, raises his hand in victory after powering to his fourth signature win of the season yesterday at the Seawall Bandstand.

In windy conditions at the Seawall Bandstand yesterday, national rider, Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams returned to his triumphant ways by blowing away a star studded field to emphatically win the feature category 1-4, 30-lap event of the 16th annual Troy Humphrey Memorial event.

Canada stops T&T, books semi-final spot

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC – Canada became the second team to earn a place in the 2013 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship semifinals, defeating Trinidad & Tobago 11-0 on Saturday at Catherine Hall Stadium.

Bangladesh sweep ODI series

(Cricinfo) Bangladesh banked on a string of partnerships and two fine knocks by Shamsur Rahman and Naeem Islam, as they swept the ODI series against New Zealand  3-0 after chasing 309 in the final over in Fatullah yesterday.

Tendulkar mania sweeps Kolkata

Sachin Tendulkar

(Cricinfo) “There is no Diwali festival. This is Sachin festival,” says Biswarup Dey, the Cricket Association of Bengal treasurer. “This is officially ‘Salute Sachin’.” That, of course, is the name CAB has given to a week-long celebration of Sachin Tendulkar.

Vettel chalks up seventh win in row

Sebastian Vettel

ABU DHABI, (Reuters) – Sebastian Vettel won the floodlit Abu Dhabi Grand Prix by a massive margin yesterday to chalk up his seventh successive victory and equal the longest winning streak in Formula One’s modern era.

Suknanan surprise joint leader with Persaud after first day

Digicel Guyana Open golf tourney….

OFF YOU GO! Gregory Dean, Digicel CEO tees off to get this year’s Guyana Open golf tournament underway yesterday morning at the Lusignan Golf Club. (Orlando Charles photo>

– Sukhram tipped to retain female title United States of America-based golfer Jaipaul Suknanan yesterday turned in a superb performance to grab a share of the lead on the opening day of the Digicel-sponsored Guyana Open golf tournament held at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Hope lauds GTTA for novices’ initiative

Gavin Hope

Gavin Hope, Digicel’s Sponsorship and Events Manager yesterday praised the initiative by the Guyana Table Tennis Association to include a novices category in the annual schools table tennis teams’ championships which is sponsored by the telecommunications giant.