National under-17 champion Larissa Wiltshire upset Victoria Arjoon 3-1 in their quarterfinal matchup when the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Digicel sponsored National Senior Championships continued on Friday at the Georgetown Club squash courts.
Marian Academy successfully defended their City Conference (Georgetown) title, defeating the Bishops High in their under-19 match up by a 37-27 score when the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) Regional Conference concluded on Friday.
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) – The Netherlands advanced to a World Cup semi-final with Argentina by beating Costa Rica on penalties after a cagey, tactical last-eight battle finished 0-0 after extra-time today.
BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Argentina’s Gonzalo Higuain upstaged talismanic team mate Lionel Messi with a superb goal to clinch a nervy 1-0 win over Belgium that put them in the World Cup semi-finals for the first time in 24 years on Saturday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – After delivering a final devastating blow, Petra Kvitova lay sprawled on the turf, her arms raised in celebration having crushed tennis’s would-be princess in a Wimbledon final closer to a coronation than a contest.
FORTALEZA, Brazil, (Reuters) – A stunning free kick from Brazil’s David Luiz sealed a 2-1 win over Colombia in a bruising World Cup quarter-final yesterday but the hosts will next face Germany without their talisman Neymar.
SALVADOR, Brazil, (Reuters) – The Cameroon Football Federation has promised a swift outcome to its investigation into allegations that seven of the country’s players were involved in a World Cup match-fixing scandal after FIFA poured cold water on the claims.
Former West Indies Captain Clive Lloyd will today deliver an address to the Under-16, 17 and 19 Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) players who were selected to represent Guyana in the upcoming Regional cricket tournaments at the Demerara Cricket Club pavilion at 10:00hrs.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Former England stalwarts Michael Vaughan and Steve Harmison are hoping the life ban handed out to Lou Vincent for match-fixing will act as a deterrent to other players tempted to cheat the sport.
RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Germany broke French hearts for the third time in the World Cup when they triumphed 1-0 at the Maracana yesterday to become the first country to reach the semi-finals in four successive tournaments.
(Reuters) – Colombia were kicked out of the World Cup by a bruising Brazil team who committed 31 fouls and stretched the laws of the game to the limits on their way to a 2-1 quarter-final win yesterday.
Hassan Mohamed’s cycling calendar continues this weekend with back to back events.
Today, Banks Malta will sponsor its 3rd annual cycling event; an 11-race programme at the inner circuit of the National Park.
(Reuters) – World welterweight title contender Amir Khan has been released on bail after the British boxer was arrested on suspicion of two assaults in the early hours of Friday morning, according to media reports.
The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) has shortlisted a group of Guyana’s top players to undergo intense training over the next two weeks for selection to its men’s and women’s squads in preparation for the Inter-Association competitions.