From Royston Alkins in the Bahamas
Guyana’s Onassah Rogers narrowly missed out on a podium finish after finishing fourth in the girl’s under-18 100m dash, in a time of 11.78s, last evening at the Sixth Commonwealth Youth Games at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium, Nassau, Bahamas.
SOUTHPORT, England, (Reuters) – Americans Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar tamed a fiendish course in tough conditions to fire sparkling first-round 65s and lead the British Open by one shot on Thursday.
– wins 7th consecutive Region 10 title
Four time Digicel Schools Football Champions Christianburg/Wismar sealed their seventh consecutive Region 10 title, dismantling Kwakwani Secondary 5-1, yesterday at the Wisburg Secondary Ground, Linden.
BRIANCON, France, (Reuters) – Tour de France leader Chris Froome remained rock-solid on a thrilling Col d’Izoard climb won in audacious fashion by Warren Barguil on Thursday and now looks unstoppable in his bid to claim a fourth title in Paris.
DERBY, England,(Reuters) – India are through to take on England in the Women’s World Cup final after defending champions Australia fell 36 runs short of their victory target in a dramatic semi-final at Derby on Thursday.
RABAT, (Reuters) – The African Nations Cup will move from January to June and July from its next staging in Cameroon in 2019, and be expanded from 16 to 24 teams, the executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) decided on Thursday.
(Reuters) – Essex batsman Tom Westley will make his international debut for England in next week’s third test against South Africa, replacing injured Garry Ballance at number three in the 13-man squad.
Eagles and Colts secured wins in the under 23 Division, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
West Front Road-Gold is Money, Sparta Boss, Future Stars and Leopold Street secured contrasting wins, when the ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Championship continued on Tuesday night, at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
Guyana’s women’s table tennis team bowed out of the team event at the 59th annual Caribbean Table tennis Championships now underway in Havana, Cuba after going down 0-3 to the host country in last night’s semi-final.
DURBAN, South Africa, CMC – Off-spinner Bhaskar Yadram held his nerve to bowl a brilliant last over as West Indies Under-19s snatched a dramatic two-run victory over South Africa Under-19s to seal a 3-2 win in the five-match Youth One-Day International series here yesterday.
Despite the recent inclement weather, the spirit of the national rugby squad is far from dampened as the ruggers continue to prepare assiduously for the Rugby Americas North (RAN) 15s championships home game against USA South in nine days.
Daniel Williams’ coach, Johnny Gravesande is a happy camper after his charge stunningly snared a silver medal at the World U-18 Championships last week in Kenya, but the small town athlete has bigger dreams.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Chelsea have agreed a deal to sign Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata, subject to the Spain international agreeing personal terms and passing a medical, the Premier League champions said yesterday.
SOUTHPORT, England, (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy is confident he can put injury problems and a frustrating run of form behind him to mount a serious challenge for a fifth major title at this week’s British Open.
MONACO, (Reuters) – Usain Bolt says he is over his early season setbacks and running into form at the right time to sign off his career with two more gold medals at next month’s world athletics championships in London.
SERRE-CHEVALIER, France, (Reuters) – Chris Froome kept control of his rivals in a gruelling Alpine ride to move a step closer to a fourth Tour de France title yesterday, retaining the leader’s yellow jersey after the 17th stage, won by Slovenia’s Primoz Roglic.
Adams Alves and Javed Rahaman won their matches in the Open men’s singles competition as the 2017 Digicel Senior National Squash Championships got underway Tuesday evening at the Georgetown Club Courts.
DURBAN, South Africa, CMC – West Indies Under-19s head coach, Graeme West, has praised the resolve of his players after they produced a sterling comeback to snatch a dramatic last-over victory over South Africa Under-19s and take the five-match Youth One-Day International series 3-2 here yesterday.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – England’s abject display against South Africa in the second test shows they are a side struggling for consistency and Australia should be able to exploit their lack of cohesion in the upcoming Ashes series, former paceman Mitchell Johnson has said.