The Guyana Jaguars found themselves stuttering late in the day with the bat after bowling Leeward Islands’ Hurricanes out for 182 in their first innings of the second round in the Cricket West Indies Regional four-day tournament.
Northern Rangers was crowned the Turbo Knockout Football Champion, upsetting highly favoured Georgetown Football Club (GFC) 2-1 on Wednesday night at the Ministry of Education ground.
Plaisance Guardians secured the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s (GABA) 2nd Division League Championship, edging Pacesetters 67-65 on Wednesday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael Streets.
Winners Connection and Silver Shattas secured identical 2-1 victories when the 6th GT Beer Football Championship continued on Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden.
(Reuters) – The clock is ticking on Justin Gatlin and not just the stopwatch.
Kwakwani, Mackenzie High, the Government Technical Institute (GTI) and Marian Academy secured wins in the Under 19 section when Youth Basketball Guyana’s ‘Titan Bowl’ commenced yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
(Reuters) – Some of the world’s top swimmers will gather at a brainstorming summit in London next week hosted by the International Swimming League (ISL), which is looking to challenge world governing body FINA’s control over international competitions.
(Reuters) – Three-time NBA champion Stephen Curry will take space agency NASA up on its offer to tour its lunar lab after he sparked controversy by saying he did not believe humans had ever been to the Moon, comments he later called a joke.
(Reuters) – Chelsea said fans found guilty of racism would face the strongest possible action following allegations of anti-Semitic chanting by their supporters during their final Europa League group game against Vidi FC in Budapest yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The chief executive of the Football Association, Martin Glenn, has resigned and will leave his role in May of next year, England’s soccer body announced yesterday.
West Indies will look to cover the basic aspects of their game, hoping to end a string of series defeats when they face Bangladesh in the final One Day International at Sylhet today.
(Reuters) – The Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) will offer greater protection to the rankings of mothers returning to the tour after giving birth, British media reported yesterday.
DOHA, (Reuters) – FIFA President Gianni Infantino said yesterday that a majority of national soccer federations were in favour of expanding the 2022 World Cup in Qatar to 48 teams.
Rookie revelation Allonzo Trier has made the most of his shot with the New York Knicks.
Defending champions of the Cricket West Indies Regional four-day tournament, Guyana Jaguars will today face a team that has become a thorn in their side – the Leeward Islands Hurricanes- in the second round from today.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – A test series victory over Australia would remove any doubt about India’s status as the best side in the world but it is unlikely to be a cakewalk, according to former England opener Mark Butcher.
(Field Level Media) Harrison Barnes scored 25 points as the Dallas Mavericks extended their winning streak to three games with a 114-107 victory over the visiting Atlanta Hawks.
(Field Level Media) Anthony Davis had his second consecutive 40-plus point game as the host New Orleans Pelicans cooled off the Oklahoma City Thunder 118-114 last night.
(Cricket West Indies) The road to the next ICC Under-19 World Cup has started for the Windies.
ANSA McAl under its Smalta and I-Cool brands, has thrown its support behind the Petra Organization-coordinated KFC Goodwill Football Championship, which is slated to commence on Saturday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Fresh from their historic qualification for the 2019 FIFA World Cup in France, the Jamaica Reggae Girlz now have another reason to celebrate after receiving their highest ever FIFA ranking.
(Reuters) – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said yesterday it had completed an audit of the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) as required following the tainted body’s conditional reinstatement.
PERTH, (Reuters) – Indian batsman Rohit Sharma and spinner Ravichandran Ashwin have been ruled out of the second test against Australia by injury, the India cricket board (BCCI) said on Thursday.
Germans Restaurant became the latest entity to throw its support behind the Kashif and Shanghai-co-ordinated ExxonMobil International Futsal Festival, donating a cheque for an undisclosed sum yesterday at the entity’s location.
(Field Level Media) Boston Celtics head coach Brad Stevens announced yesterday that forward Al Horford will miss at least three games due to patellofemoral pain syndrome in his left knee.
(Field Level Media) Phoenix Suns forward T.J. Warren was fined $15,000 for directing inappropriate language at an official, NBA executive vice president of basketball operations Kiki VanDeWeghe announced yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – India are treating their pace bowlers like prize-winning thoroughbreds after the series-opening win over Australia in Adelaide while cautioning them against straining too hard at the reins when the second match gets underway in Perth.
After his highest score in a One Day International, 146 not out, and sharing in an unbroken 71-run partnership with Guyanese, Keemo Paul to see West Indies to their first victory on their tour of Bangladesh, Shai Hope is backing Paul with the bat.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Global soccer body FIFA has provisionally banned the president of the Afghan Football Federation (AFF) Keramuddin Keram from all football-related activities due to an ongoing probe into allegations of abuse in the country’s women’s team.
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) in collaboration with Nand Persaud Group of Companies over the weekend, launched the first women’s tournament of the year.
(Cricket West Indies) CAVE HILL, Barbados –Keacy Carty’s outlook for his cricket career could be rooted in The Golden Rule of Maturity – “When I was a child, I spoke as a child, I understood as a child, I thought as a child: but when I became a man, I put away childish things”.
Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) recorded a win by just two wickets over Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) recently in the Georgetown Cricket Association/ New Building Society 40-over second division tournament.
(Field Level Media) Bryn Forbes scored a season-high 24 points and pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds to lead a balanced San Antonio attack as the Spurs strolled past the visiting Phoenix Suns 111-86 yesterday.
(Field Level Media) James Harden scored a team-high 29 points, but it was a maligned group of reserves who helped carry the host Houston Rockets to a come-from-behind, 111-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – All-rounder Glenn Maxwell has said he will turn his back on the lucrative Indian Premier League next year and play a full season of English county cricket in a bid to regain his spot in the Australian test side.
Former head of the football Normalization Committee (NC), Clinton Urling, says that the recently concluded inquiry into the sexual harassment of female referees is a reminder of the issues affecting the football landscape, and that a zero tolerance policy must be endorsed against offenders.
The Guyana Football Federation [GFF], concluded its five-day FIFA facilitated Futsal Referees Workshop, on Sunday at the National Resource Centre, Woolford Avenue.
Former Guyana Football Federation [GFF] President Christopher Matthias has questioned the capacity and overall decision of the federation to allow the Kashif and Shanghai Organization to coordinate the inaugural ExxonMobil Futsal Festival.
ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – Having become the first Indian team to win a test series-opener on Australian soil, Virat Kohli’s side are determined to keep the momentum rolling into the second clash in Perth and inch closer to a breakthrough series triumph Down Under.
LIVERPOOL, England, (Reuters) – Mohamed Salah’s delightful first-half strike gave Liverpool a 1-0 win over Napoli at Anfield yesterday that sent them into the Champions League’s last 16 and the Italian side crashing out.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Elegant Shai Hope struck a superb career-best hundred to headline a successful West Indies run chase, as the Caribbean side edged Bangladesh by four wickets in the second One-Day International, to level the three-match series here yesterday.
LONDON, CMC – England have named an unchanged squad for their three-Test series against West Indies starting next month, with Barbadian fast-bowling sensation Jofra Archer still sweating on qualification.
(Field Level Media) Jimmy Howard made 42 saves, and Dylan Larkin scored an unassisted goal as the host Detroit Red Wings topped the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 on Monday.
(Field Level Media) Myles Turner had 26 points and 12 rebounds, Bojan Bogdanovic added 22 points and the Indiana Pacers held off the visiting Washington Wizards 109-101 last night for their fourth straight win.
The quality of competition coupled with exemplary discipline and a large, boisterous crowd enabled the just concluded Caribbean Boxing Championships to be a huge success for the Region on many fronts.
(Field Level Media) Marcus Morris and Jayson Tatum combined to score 52 points as the short-handed Boston Celtics won their sixth game in a row by defeating the visiting New Orleans Pelicans 113-100 last night.
(Field Level Media) Joel Embiid scored 24 points, and the Philadelphia 76ers beat the visiting Detroit Pistons 116-102 on Monday night despite losing Jimmy Butler to a strained groin.
(Field Level Media) The Dallas Mavericks made it 10 wins in a row in front of the home fans Monday night by making a mockery of the Orlando Magic with a wire-to-wire 101-76 victory.
(Field Level Media) Paul George scored an efficient 31 points as the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the visiting Utah Jazz 122-113 on Monday night.