The Panthers Rugby outfit defeated a game Police Falcons squad 24-12 in the final of the B Division Rugby Tournament yesterday at the National Park to kick start the local season.
(IPL) In yet another last-over thriller in VIVO IPL 2018, the Rajasthan Royals defeated the Mumbai Indians by three wickets at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium last night.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Elegant stroke-maker Shai Hope says West Indies have already trained their sights on the Sri Lanka Test series, as they target success in the three-Test rubber in June.
Beterverwagting (BV)/Triumph crushed Plaisance 3-0 when the East Coast Demerara leg of the Frank Watson Memorial U15 football competition continued Saturday.
Victory Valley Royals and Ravens scored convincing wins heading into the semi-finals of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club championships Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Eliud Kipchoge won the London Marathon for the third time yesterday, with Mo Farah breaking the British record as he finished third, while there was a surprise victory for Vivian Cheruiyot in the women’s race.
MANAGUA, (Reuters) – Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said yesterday a planned overhaul of the welfare system that sparked days of deadly protests had been canceled, as he attempted to end the biggest crisis of his administration.
The Bishops’ High, President’s College and Plaisance schools all won their matches in the U16 division of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) ‘Regional Conference’ on Friday.
Dear Editor, I noted with consternation and amusement that there was a letter in the Saturday, April 21st edition of Kaieteur News, titled `We await the CCJ Ruling’ – consternation because I don’t share the view that a President can shape our future all on his or her own, and amusement because I have been rendered speechless by the politics of this Dear Land, and would only write a letter to a newspaper if I wanted to be on public record as having held a particular position on a matter I thought was of particular import.
WASHINGTON/SEOUL, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said yesterday the North Korean nuclear crisis was a long way from being resolved, striking a cautious note a day after the North’s pledge to end its nuclear tests raised hopes before planned summits with South Korea and the United States.
Ricky Rubio became the first Jazz player to record a playoff triple-double since John Stockton in 2001, but Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook wasn’t all that impressed.
(Reuters) JJ Redick scored 24 points and Ben Simmons added a triple-double consisting of 17 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists to carry the Philadelphia 76ers past the Miami Heat 106-102 Saturday at American Airlines Arena.
BEIJING, (Reuters) – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit China this week for an informal meeting with President Xi Jinping, as efforts at rapprochement gather pace following a testing year in ties between the two giant neighbours.
Dear Editor, I refer to Dr. David Hinds’ column published in Stabroek News on April 17, 2018: captioned, “Guyana Review – Politics: Nowhere near enough”.
Dear Editor, We are grateful to the analysts, commentators and media for highlighting the essential elements, oddities, illegalities and absurdities of the secret 1999 PPP/C agreement and the secret 2016 PNCR Exxon/Esso Agreement with Guyana.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Reigning World champion American Justin Gatlin opened his 100 metres season with a victory at the Grenada Invitational on Saturday, making up for his absence last year because of injury.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Asian oil demand will hit a record in April just as global crude values are lifted to levels not seen in three years by Middle East supply risks and top exporter Saudi Arabia withholding output and noisily pushing for prices at $80 to $100 per barrel.
The Region Four Department has publicly cleared the Headteacher of the Diamond-Grove Primary School, Wendy Norville of allegations of abusive leadership while declaring that her accuser has lied to “create strife and mischief.” In a press statement on Thursday the department noted that the Headteacher had been accused via the letters column of the daily newspapers of having managed in a dictatorial way, refused to refund monies used for the purchasing of services and materials as well as being un-cooperative and deliberately creating undue challenges for teachers at the learning institution.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., (Reuters) – A nearly nude gunman killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, early on Sunday and then fled after a patron saved lives by wrestling the assault-style rifle from his hands.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Fresh from being named one of Wisden’s five Cricketers-of-the-Year at Lord’s earlier this month, Shai Hope earned another prestigious award on home soil when he received the President’s Award at Barbados Cricket Association annual dinner at Kensington Oval here Friday night.
Dear Editor, I experienced some of the same anger and pain as was inflicted on Freddie Kissoon when he recently attempted to conduct a business transaction at a city bank.
Dear Editor, The swift manner in which the rescinding of the appointment of a town clerk occurred by the responsible body is duly noted.
(Reuters) Giannis Antetokounmpo tipped in Malcolm Brogdon’s missed floater for the game-winning bucket with 5.1 seconds remaining as the host Milwaukee Bucks beat the Boston Celtics 104-102 in Game 4 yesterday to even the series at 2-2 at BMO Harris Bradley Center.
KABUL, (Reuters) – A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a voter registration centre in the Afghan capital Kabul yesterday, killing at least 57 people and injuring more than 100, in the most serious attack yet on preparations for elections scheduled for October.
For the entire period of the APNU+AFC administration, it has been clear that the toxic relationship between the government and the opposition – and reflected in everyday encounters among their adherents at various levels far and wide – would lead to increasingly intractable crises such as those that resulted in the unilateral appointment of the Chairman of GECOM and the continuing absence of substantive appointments to the top two posts of the judiciary.