The final day of the Toucan Distributors Junior Skill Level Tournament closed off yesterday with Shomari Wiltshire clinching the 2019 category ‘A’ title.
A match-defining half-century from Reniece Boyce propelled Trinidad and Tobago to a 69-run win over host Guyana in the opening round of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Colonial Medical Insurance Women’s Super50 Cup at the Providence Stadium, yesterday.
The Bounty GCC men’s team yesterday mauled Old Fort 7-0 to clinch the 2019 Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Farfan and Mendes Outdoor First Division League, dethroning Pepsi Hikers in the process.
Despite the absence of Kevin Layne and Delroy Fraser, defending champion Trafalgar successfully retained their Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Berbice title, easing past New Amsterdam [NA] Kings 2-0 on Saturday in the grand finale.
The Golden Jaguars embarrassing loss to Suriname in an international friendly on Saturday has raised questions about the side’s local quality heading into their pivotal CONCACAF Nations League clash with Belize on March 23rd.
A half century by Chinelle Henry followed up by a four wicket haul marked an 80-run victory for Jamaica over Windward Islands in the opening round of the Cricket West Indies Colonial Medical Insurance Super50 tournament at Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) yesterday.
Den Amstel commenced the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] 2019 season in the perfect manner, thrashing Ann’s Grove 5-0 yesterday at the Den Amstel ground.
Plaisance Guardians and Pacesetters will face-off in the U23 final of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA]/’Lets Bet Sports’ knockout tournament following semi-final wins on Saturday.
Christianburg/Wismar, Charlestown and Tucville secured wins in the Milo Secondary School Football Championship, yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – West Indians Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard made little impact as their Peshawar Zalmi went down by eight wickets to the Quetta Gladiators in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) final here yesterday.
MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Mercedes’ Valtteri Bottas overtook teammate and reigning Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton just seconds into the race to capture the season-opening Australian Grand Prix.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies’ power hitters Chri Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer made big jumps in the ICC’s ODI batting rankings, while captain Jason Holder has also moved up the bowlers’ rankings.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Former legendary West Indies captain Sir Vivian Richards has endorsed Ricky Skerritt and his running mate Dr Kishore Shallow in their bids to become Cricket West Indies’ (CWI) new president and vice-president respectively.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies’ power hitters Chris Gayle and Shimron Hetmyer made big jumps in the ICC’s ODI batting rankings, while captain Jason Holder has also moved up the bowlers’ rankings.
The name Brighton John will be remembered by Barticians for years to come following his historic win yesterday.
As Cricket West Indies Colonial Medical Insurance Women’s Super50 Cup gets underway, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago will headline the opening round at the National Stadium, Providence today.
Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) yesterday took day one honours and was closing in on victory against the Transport Sports Club (TSC) at stumps on day one at Police in the weekend’s lone fixture in the GISE, Star Party Rental and Trophy Stall First Division two-day competition.
Golden Grove, St. John’s College and St. Cuthbert’s Mission secured wins in the Milo Secondary School Football Championship, yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
Defending champions GBTI GCC retained their crown in the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) outdoor first-division league after completing a 5-0 win over Bingo GCC Spartans in the final round match.
In an unforeseen turn of events, Minister of Social Cohesion with Responsibility for Sports, Dr George Norton has appointed Attorney-at-Law Stephen Lewis, as the Cricket Ombudsman while setting January 26, 2020 as the date for the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) elections.
The Golden Jaguars preparation for their upcoming CONCACAF Nations League Belize fixture suffered an untimely setback after they lost to traditional foes Suriname 3-1 yesterday in a friendly international at the Pierkhan Stadium, Nickerie, Suriname.
Pepsi Sonics defeated the University of Guyana [UG] Trojans 70-62 in their first division clash when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA]/’Lets Bet Sports’ Knockout Championship commenced Friday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Marquee batsman Dwayne Smith says he finds untenable the deafening silence from Caribbean Premier League officials over outstanding payments to Barbados Tridents players for the 2018 season.
TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Jason Mohammed’s ninth first class hundred repelled a strong challenge from Jamaica Scorpions and left Trinidad and Tobago Red Force scenting victory, heading into Sunday’s final day of their rescheduled first round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship.
WOLVERHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – Wolverhampton Wanderers reached the FA Cup semi-finals for the first time since 1998 by beating last year’s runners-up Manchester United 2-1 with a clinical second-half display in an intense atmosphere at their Molineux stadium yesterday.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) presidential candidate Richard “ Ricky” Skerritt has promised to bring some solutions to the challenges now facing West Indies cricket.
LONDON, CMC – Veteran Jamaican international Wes Morgan covered himself in glory when he produced a brilliant late header, as 10-man Leicester City snatched a 2-1 victory at Burnley in a dramatic finish in the Premier League yesterday.
The nation’s best bikers will unchain their competitive juices today for the first time on the streets of Bartica for lucrative prizes when the inaugural Bartica Cycling Challenge takes place.
Canadian Cricket Academy, Tranzac, defeated an Essequibo Select U17 by seven wickets at the Imam Bacchus Ground, Essequibo on Thursday.
Businessman Samuel Barakat was on Thursday evening re-elected as President of the Guyana Tennis Association (GTA) at the body’s Annual General meeting and election of office bearers at the National Racquet Centre.
A half century from Chetram Balgobin followed by a four-wicket haul from Reynaldo Mohammed spurred East Coast to a 51-run win over East Bank and the capture of the Demerara Cricket Board Inter-Association Under-17 title yesterday at the Lusignan Community Centre ground.
Guyana’s beach volleyball pair of Juan Velazquez and Vance Harding were unsuccessful in the opening rounds of the ongoing South American Beach Games in Rosario, Argentina.
Defending champion Trafalgar will enter the semi-final round today as the firm favourite to clinch a final’s berth, following two exciting days of action in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Berbice Champion at the New Amsterdam [NA] Ferry Tarmac.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – The Bangladesh cricket team narrowly avoided being caught up in a shooting at a mosque in Christchurch yesterday that left 30 dead and forced the cancellation of a test match against hosts New Zealand.
NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – An extraordinary gamble by Leeward Islands Hurricanes backfired spectacularly, leaving them with a stunning innings and 18-run defeat to Barbados Pride inside two days of their rescheduled fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.
With at least two international matches scheduled for April and May, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) 2019 season will officially kick off today with the President’s XV tackling the Vice President XV at the National Track and Field Centre.
TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Brandon King struck his sixth half-century of the season to follow up fast bowler Nicholson Gordon’s career-best, as Jamaica Scorpions hit back strongly against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force on the second day of their rescheduled first round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship at the Brian Lara Stadium here yesterday.
The seventh edition of the Milo Secondary School Football Championship, resumes today at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue with three group matches.
Guyana Jaguars have now been confirmed as winners of the 2018-19 West Indies Championship.
Despite the FIFA-approved Disciplinary Code being presented in December 2018 to its Disciplinary Committee, the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] remains silent on whether the body has pronounced on the Keith O’Jeer ‘inappropriate behaviour’ and Roy MacArthur sexual harassment probes.
Ashley Khalil is already quite a decorated female athlete. One would simply marvel at her career, which includes a number of junior and senior accolades at the local, regional and international levels.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies vice-presidential candidate, Dr Kishore Shallow, is not convinced the improved relationship between the board and players union, WIPA, is as healthy as is being purported.
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) yesterday announced a squad which will contest the 2019 Caribbean Junior and Cadet Table Tennis Championships slated for Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic during April 11-18, 2019.
Top junior national players Shomari Wiltshire and Abosaide Cadogan recorded back-to-back wins in this year’s Toucan Distributors Junior Skill Level squash tournament after notching wins last evening at the Georgetown Club, Camp Street.
LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as his side beat Stade Rennes 3-0 to reach the Europa League quarter-finals and join Chelsea, who earlier yesterday thrashed Dynamo Kiev 5-0 with a hat-trick from Oliver Giroud.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli is too busy counting the gains for his team’s World Cup campaign to mourn the setback in their dress rehearsal against Australia.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Introducing countdown clocks, a standard ball across the globe, and free hits after no-balls are some of the changes being eyed for test cricket as the custodians of the game’s laws look to shore up its popularity amid the rise of lucrative Twenty20 leagues.
(Reuters) – Real Madrid will sign Porto’s Brazil international defender Eder Militao at the end of the season for 50 million euros, the Portuguese club said yesterday https://www.fcporto.pt/pt/noticias/20190314-pt-informacao-sobre-eder-militao.
(Reuters) – Portugal and Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo is the greatest header in the history of football with an extraordinary range, according to former Ireland striker Tony Cascarino.
A Division-A was crowned the Guyana Police Force Inter-Division/Branch 5-a-side Football Champion after defeating Band-Room 3-0 on Wednesday at the Eve Leary ground.