Number one seed, Gavin Lewis once again retained his top ranking when he defeated Daniel Lopes 6 – 2, 7 – 6 in the boy’s singles final of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Tennis Tournament on Wednesday night at the GBTI Sports Club, Bel Air Park .
After bluster and bombast at the press conference on Tuesday, the boxers will now have to lend credence to their bravado tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall in the fifth edition of the GBBC/GABA Pro-Am card .
10:00am: Portugal vs BrazilMoses Mabhida Stadium, Durban 10:00am: North Korea vs Ivory CoastMbombela Stadium, Nelspruit 2:30pm: Switzerland vs HondurasFree State Stadium, Bloemfontein 2:30pm: Flag of Chile vs Flag of SpainLoftus Versfeld Stadium, Pretoria .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Father Time finally caught up with poor old Italy yesterday when they were deposed as world champions after suffering a dramatic and shocking 3-2 defeat at the hands of World Cup debutants Slovakia .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Netherlands continued their impressive charge at the World Cup when they beat Cameroon 2-1 yesterday to make it three wins out of three in Group E and advance to a last 16 meeting with Slovakia .
POLOKWANE, South Africa, (Reuters) - Paraguay eased into the last 16 of the World Cup with an unadventurous draw against a New Zealand team that exit the tournament undefeated and with their heads held high .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - India outplayed Sri Lanka in all departments of the game yesterday to win the Asia Cup final by 81 runs and record a fourth win in seven tournament finals under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni .
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - South Africa captain Graeme Smith wants the International Cricket Council (ICC) to introduce a new “test championship” at next week’s annual general meeting in Singapore .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - The strain of living up to the raised expectations of playing on home soil is the reason most African countries have underperformed at the World Cup, Ivory Coast striker Salomon Kalou said yesterday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters Life!) - South Africa plans to have a million flags flying next week to maintain the momentum of the World Cup despite the host nation being bundled out of the tournament .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Memories of successive second-round defeats at Wimbledon continue to provide the inspiration for rejuvenated former champion Maria Sharapova who cruised into the third round yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Eoin Morgan kept up his purple patch of form and Paul Collingwood achieved an England landmark in a four-wicket win over Australia in the second one-day international in Cardiff yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal’s focus on winning Wimbledon again meant he would not change his pre-match routine to meet Queen Elizabeth, and at moments yesterday the Spaniard will have been immensely grateful for the extra preparation .
CROMWELL, Connecticut, (Reuters) - Padraig Harrington, fresh off a tie for 22nd place at last week’s U .
LONDON, (Reuters) - A seething Serena Williams took out her anger at being exiled from the main showcourts by pulverising hapless Russian Anna Chakvetadze 6-0 6-1 to reach the third round of Wimbledon yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Following is reaction from tennis players after John Isner and Nicolas Mahut contested the longest ever tennis match, which the American won 6-4 3-6 6-7 7-6 70-68 after 11 hours five minutes at Wimbledon .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - England and Germany squeezed into the second round of the World Cup yesterday together with the United States but Australia went out despite a victory that paradoxically saved Africa’s chances .
LONDON, (Reuters) - “Nothing like this will ever happen again - ever,” panted John Isner after he and Nicolas Mahut rewrote every record in the book with a 10-hour epic at Wimbledon that left even Roger Federer agog with admiration .
Giftland Office Max has donated 17 pairs of warm-up and cricket pants to the Media United team at the company’s headquarters in Water Street .
By Orin Davidson Team Guyana’s hopes of a playoff spot in the New York Digicel Caribbean Cup football tournament took a huge hit as they were blanked 4-2 by Jamaica in Brooklyn last weekend .
BELFAST, Ireland, CMC – Andre Russell smashed a whirlwind half-century and returned to wreck Ireland with a six-wicket haul, to propel West Indies A to a comfortable 50-run triumph in the first one-day match of a doubleheader yesterday .
Number one seed Shawna Gentle defeated Krystal Sukra 1 – 6, 6 – 1, 7 – 5 in the final of the junior girls singles on Tuesday night when the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Tennis Tournament reconvened at the GBTI Sports Club, Bel Air Park .
- organizing committee directorBy Tamica Garnett Derill Gittens, director of the Organizing Committee of the athletics event ‘De Gold Striders Games’ says that he was very pleased with the level of competition last Sunday’s meet generated and the ease with which things were executed despite the inclement weather .
By Marlon Munroe Four amateur boxers who will represent Guyana at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Puerto Rico will have an opportunity to further validate their selection when they appear on the fifth Friday Night Fights Pro-Am card tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
An all round team performance led Lower Corentyne to a 62-run victory over West Berbice in the final of the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) organized National Communication Network (NCN) Under-15 Inter-Zone competition at the Edinburgh Cricket Ground on Saturday .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Struggling opener Travis Dowlin has been axed for the third and final Test against South Africa but selectors have kept faith with the badly out-of-from Denesh Ramdin for the series decider at Kensington Oval starting Saturday .
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has been ruled out of next month’s test series against Pakistan after losing his race to recover from an elbow injury, Cricket Australia said yesterday .
COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara warned that his team would “hit the ground running” against India in today’s Asia Cup final at Dambulla .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South Africa went out with heads high yesterday, despite being the only hosts ever to exit the World Cup’s first round, but France headed home in shame and Latin American giants Argentina cruised into the second round .
LONDON, (Reuters) - As victories go it was a breeze for Rafael Nadal against Japan’s Kei Nishikori in the first round of Wimbledon yesterday but it was the Spaniard’s ecstatic reaction that told the real story .
Chanderpaul named Man-of-the-MatchBasseterre, St Kitts – South Africa retained their 1-0 lead in the three Test Digicel Series against West Indies after the Second Digicel Test, which was contested on a excruciatingly placid Warner Park pitch, pettered out into a dreary draw .
The Guyana women’s hockey team returned from Barbados Sunday evening after a three-day practice session on artificial turf in preparation for the Central American and Caribbean Games set for July 22 – 31 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico .
By Floyd Christie A record number of 32 teams from the top secondary and tertiary level educational institutions are scheduled to participate in this year’s National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF) which will run from June 27 to July 5 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
By Tamica Garnett Fresh from their participation last Sunday in the Olympic Day Run Walk and Jog event, distance runners Cleveland Forde and Alika Morgan now turn their attention to the sixth annual Caribbean Community (CARICOM) 10 kilometres road race which will be held in Jamaica next month .
Thi Fernandes and Carol Humphrey defeated Krystal Sukra and Nicola Ramdyhan 6-3 3-6 6-4 in the final of the ladies doubles of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) tourney Sunday at the bank’s Sports Club courts, Bel Air Park .
- Football, table tennis could join judo, weightlifting on the sidelines unless govt intervenesBy Marlon MunroeWith the judo and weightlifting associations already opting out of the upcoming Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Puerto Rico, some of the other sporting bodies are hard pressed to garner funds to participate at the July 22-31 championships .
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