HYDERABAD, India CMC – A breathtaking Virat Kohli masterclass dashed West Indies hopes of victory in the opening Twenty20 International here yesterday, as India trounced them by six wickets with eight balls to spare, to take a 1-0 lead in the three-match series.
Three of Guyana’s four boxers lost their opening bouts when the Caribbean Boxing Championship got underway Thursday night in Trinidad .Team Guyana’s hopes of successfully defending their title at the fifth edition of the event took it right on the chin as Colin Lewis (light welterweight), Desmond Amsterdam (middleweight) and Kevin McKenzie (welterweight) each suffered controversial losses.
Following the conclusion of the 2019 cycling season the outstanding cyclists are set to be rewarded tonight at the Guyana Cycling News Awards with Briton John adjudged the cyclist-of-the-year.
James Harden scored six of his 23 points in the fourth quarter after leaving the game briefly at the end of the third with a head injury and the visiting Houston Rockets defeated the Toronto Raptors 119-109 Thursday night.
BUDAPEST, (Reuters) – Former Barcelona and Brazil striker Ronaldinho has backed Pep Guardiola to end his Champions League barren run and win the trophy with Manchester City.
(Reuters) – Lean-looking British challenger Anthony Joshua weighed in more than three stones lighter than world heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr ahead of their title rematch in Saudi Arabia today.
In what was classified as the most competitive Rapid Chess competition in the ancient county, Fide Master Anthony Drayton was crowned champion of the Berbice Chess Association (BCA) R.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Richard Hadlee says New Zealand did something special in 1985 by winning their first test series in Australia and there is no doubt current skipper Kane Williamson would view victory in the upcoming series across the Tasman Sea as a career highlight.
(Reuters) – British heavyweight Dillian Whyte has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the UK Anti-Doping agency (UKAD), which yesterday withdrew a charge against the boxer for a doping violation.
Titanic clashes will be on the playing card this evening when the quarter-finals of the inaugural Rio Indoor Streetball Championship commence at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Cricket South Africa chief executive Thabang Moroe has been suspended following allegations of misconduct, the CSA said yesterday, just hours after the organisation’s major sponsor said they would not renew their contract.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Home captain Virat Kohli smashed a masterly 94 not out to fashion a successful chase as India beat West Indies by six wickets in the first Twenty20 International on Friday.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Cricket South Africa chief executive Thabang Moroe has been suspended following allegations of misconduct, the CSA said today, just hours after the organisation’s major sponsor said they would not renew their contract.
HYDERABAD, India, CMC – West Indies will seek to end a frustrating streak that has left them without a series win against India in 13 years, but captain Kieron Pollard said yesterday he was under no illusions about the size of the challenge facing his embattled side.
MUMBAI (Reuters) – India will experiment less and look to play their best Twenty20 side with just over 10 months left before the T20 World Cup, captain Virat Kohli said at Hyderabad on the eve of a three-match series against West Indies yesterday.
The Grenada National Men’s Basketball Team arrived on local shores yesterday to commence their Goodwill International Series, which is slated to start tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
SHEFFIELD, England (Reuters) – Newcastle United’s Allan Saint-Maximin netted an early header before a controversial Jonjoy Shelvey goal secured a 2-0 win at Sheffield United in the Premier League yesterday.
LONDON (Reuters) – Arsenal lost to Brighton & Hove Albion at home for the first time ever yesterday as goals by Adam Webster and Neal Maupay lifted the visitors to a 2-1 victory in the Premier League.
Victory Valley Royals and Retrieve Raiders continued their unbeaten runs in the Linden Amateur Basketball Association/Youth Basketball Guyana Under 19 Club Championship on Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard court.
DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – Ireland coach Graham Ford has underscored the importance of a quick acclimatisation after selectors yesterday announced 14-man squads for the limited overs tour of the Caribbean next month.