Ramdhani siblings win at doubles

Winners of the just concluded GUMDAC sponsored badminton tournament after the presentation ceremony.

The Ramdhani siblings Narayan and Priyanna were victorious to win their respective doubles finals when the GUMDAC annual Open badminton tournament ended on Saturday at the Queen’s College badminton courts.

WICB-sponsored Grassroots Programme launched

Coach Quacen Nedd teaching Sanyu Williams of Queen’s College the forward defence.

The West Indies Cricket Board sponsored Grassroots Program-me was launched Friday at the Banks DIH Limited Thirst Park ground. The programme targets individuals 11 to 17-years-old in Guyana’s mostly populated areas  who will have an opportunity to develop their cricket abilities under the supervision of the Guyana Cricket Board.

J/ca bobsledders struggle

SOCHI, Russia, CMC – Jamaica’s two-man bobsleigh team finished at the bottom of the standings after the first day of competition at the Winter Olympics at the Sanki Sliding Centre yesterday.

Watson seals two-shot win at Riviera

PACIFIC PALISADES, California, (Reuters) – Bubba Watson was rewarded for his impressive early season form when he stormed to his first PGA Tour title since the 2012 Masters with a two-shot victory at the Northern Trust Open yesterday.

Inspector to probe fire at Brazil World Cup stadium

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – An independent inspector will look into possible structural damage caused by an October fire at a World Cup stadium in western Brazil, following a Reuters report that the blaze was far worse than government officials have previously said.

Jaunty Johnson leads Australia to huge win

PRETORIA, (Reuters) – Mitchell Johnson bowled Australia to a comprehensive 281-run victory over South Africa after taking his match haul to 12 wickets on the fourth day of the first test at SuperSport Park on Saturday.

McCullum’s century stalls India’s victory push

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum stubbornly provided a glimmer of hope for his side on the third day of the second test against India as he battled to his ninth test century to thwart the visitors’ push for a series-levelling victory.