Ahead of the highly anticipated first One Day International between West Indies and Bangladesh at the National Stadium, Providence, today both team captains have expressed confidence in their sides while signaling some minor improvements that are vital to their success.
Chase Academy and Charlestown Secondary were crowned the ExxonMobil boys and girls U14 football champions following wins over North Ruimveldt Multilateral and East La Penitence respectively yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground.
By Ras Wadada What was forecast, with ceaseless negativity, in the British and American Press, particularly, turned out to be one of the best of the 21 editions, of the “Greatest show on Earth’ witnessed in over 88 years of its existence.
History is on the side of the home team West Indies, as they face Bangladesh in the opening game of the three-match One Day International (ODI) Series beginning today.
After witnessing the National Senior Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships last Sunday, promoter, Videsh Sookram circled the date November 3 on his calendar.
The Berbice Volleyball Association male, female and novices beach competitions will get underway today at the Number 63 beach and not yesterday as was previously reported.
A stunning come-from-behind effort by Guyana’s male hockey team got them off to a winning start in the ongoing Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Colombia yesterday.
By Charwayne Walker After 38 years athletic fans throughout Central America and the Caribbean are still talking about Guyanese athlete Myrtle Chester’s performance at the fourth Central American and Caribbean Junior Athletic Championships in Nassau, The Bahamas in August, 1980.
Jamaica has registered four boxers, three males and a female for the Caribbean Schoolboys and Juniors Tournament scheduled for the National Gymnasium from August 17-19.
LONDON, CMC – Former World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dipped below the 11-second barrier for the first time since her return to the track last month, as she produced a strong late surge to win the 100 metres in the Diamond League here yesterday.
Western Tigers maintained their lead atop the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League, downing Cougars 3-1 on Friday at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora, Keron Solomon opened the scoring for the West Ruimveldt unit, playing a one-two pass combination with Pernell Schultz before finishing past the goalkeeper into the bottom left corner.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) became the first member association of the CONCACAF region to adopt the Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS), says FIFA’s DTMS Project Coordinator Semira Jawdat.
Three Guyanese match officials have been selected to officiate at ongoing Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games being held in Barranquilla, Colombia from July 18th–31st.
With just 16 games to go until the International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cup, West Indies begin their preparation with three One Day Internationals (ODI) against Bangladesh and are aiming to start with a series win.
The Berbice Volleyball Association male, female and novices beach competitions will get underway today at the Number 63 beach.
Wazim Habib, Head Curator at the National Stadium, Providence, said yesterday that the venue was in tip top condition as it readies to host two One Day Internationals (ODIs) between the West Indies and Bangladesh including its first ever day and night match.
Defending champion Gold is Money, Future Stars, Albouystown and Back Circle secured contrasting wins when the 6th GT-Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ streetball championship continued on Thursday at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
In excess of 100 top student athletes, including national sprint sensation Emmanuel Archibald, Owen Adonis and multiple CARIFTA Games gold medalist Chantoba Bright will be on show today vying for top honours in the National Colleges Athletics Championship (NCAC).
Fitness Express has once again answered the call for athletes of the strength sports in need.
National squash players Sunil Seth, Jason – Ray Kahlil and Mary Fung – A – Fat captured first-round wins in the ongoing Central America and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Colombia yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Hard-hitting West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has expressed his delight at being recognised by the University of the West Indies for his contribution to cricket.
The Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed Shoaib Malik as their captain for the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League which runs from 8 August to 16 September 2018.
Guyana’s female hockey team endured a less than ideal start to their 2018 Central America and Caribbean Games (CAC) campaign after suffering a 0-4 defeat against the Dominican Republic in Colombia yesterday.
Guyana’s male and female table tennis teams failed to advance from their groups at the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Colombia.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Newly recalled West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell and swashbuckling opening batsman Chris Gayle both had little impact as Bangladesh trounced a Vice Chancellor’s XI by four wickets at Sabina Park on Thursday.
Tickets for the 2018 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are now available in Berbice and Essequibo.
Defending champion Pentecostal Fire tackles South Assembly of God (AOG) in the final of the 12th annual Linden Inter-Church Basketball Championship tonight at 21:00hrs, following semi-final wins at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) Hard-Court, Linden on Wednesday.
Guyana Women’s Table Tennis team competing in the ongoing Central America and Caribbean Games will play El Salvador today for a place in the quarterfinals after notching up a win and a loss on the opening day in Colombia.
LONDON, CMC – Four-time Formula One world champion driver Lewis Hamilton has signed a contract that will see him continue to race for Mercedes for at least two more seasons.
(Reuters) – Liverpool signed Brazil international Alisson from AS Roma on Thursday, smashing the world record for a goalkeeper in a deal worth up to 72.5 million euros ($84 million).
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, (Reuters) – For a few hours at a sun-drenched Carnoustie on Thursday it felt like 2000 all over again, or 2005 or 2006 as Tiger Woods rolled back the years and captivated a heaving British Open gallery.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Spain’s new coach Luis Enrique said on Thursday that his tenure in charge of the 2010 world champions would be all about “evolution, not revolution” but the former Barcelona manager also promised plenty of surprises in his first squad.
L’ALPE D’HUEZ, France, (Reuters) – Geraint Thomas became the first man to win up l’Alpe d’Huez with the yellow jersey on his shoulders on Thursday as he extended his Tour de France overall lead amid unsavoury scenes while sparking fresh questions about the Team Sky leadership.
(Reuters) – England’s bid to regain the Ashes next year will begin with first test against Australia at Edgbaston, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.
With less than seven days before the kickoff of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ National Championship, all systems are in place for a spectacular tournament, which is expected to exceeded the successes of previous editions.
The Discount Store and Superbet are the latest entities to partner with the Guyana Cup, the largest horse race meet in the 592.
The Fifth Annual Heineken Open will tee off tomorrow at 12:30 hrs at the Lusignan Golf Course, on the East Coast of Demerara.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,CMC – Barbados’ Antonio Morris took home the highly coveted Most Valuable Player (MVP) award when Cricket West Indies (CWI) held the awards ceremony for the just concluded Regional U-17 competition on Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – More than 100 survivors who went public with emotional stories of abuse by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar appeared on stage together to accept an award for courage on Wednesday at the annual ESPYs ceremony.
CHELTENHAM, England, CMC – Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer finished with an eight-wicket match haul as he bowled Sussex to a 28-run victory over Gloucestershire here Thursday, to move to exactly 100 wickets in his 22nd first class match.
(Reuters) – Mercedes announced on Thursday that four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new contract, keeping the Briton at the team until the end of 2020.
The following matches will be played in Guyana: August 9 Guyana Amazon Warriors v St.
Guyana U17 Captain Sachin Singh and Coach Orin Bailey have agreed that it was a shortage of runs in the final match against Barbados that cost them their maiden title in the Cricket West Indies Regional Under-17 tournament which ended Tuesday.
The West Indies team landed in Guyana late Tuesday night as they commence preparations for the 2019 World Cup with a three-match One Day International (ODI) Series against Bangladesh.
LONDON, CMC – England and Wales Cricket Board chairman, Colin Graves, has waded into the controversy surrounding great former West Indies batsman Collis King’s deportation from Britain, offering to lend his assistance to ensure the “colossus” was able to return and continue his contribution to English cricket.
The sixth GT-Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ street-ball championships will resume today at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue with five exciting elimination matches.
At the age of 19, Sherfane Rutherford may have leapfrogged a few of his colleagues to be considered ‘next in line’ to strut the Maroon colours of the West Indies team.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Cricket West Indies has trumpeted the continued attractiveness of the region’s cricket brand, after signing an 18-month commercial deal with global online betting company, Betway.
San Antonio shipped Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick, ending a standoff of nearly seven months of off-court drama for the Spurs.
LONDON, CMC – Sunil Ambris and John Campbell stroked lively half-centuries as West Indies A earned a draw against English County Surrey on the final day of their first class tour match here yesterday.