TOKYO, (Reuters) – Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to 100 metres gold yesterday, becoming the fastest woman alive as she denied compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a third Olympic title.
Emanuel Archibald’s debut appearance at the ongoing Olympic Games ended yesterday in round one of the men’s 100m staged at the Olympic stadium in Tokyo, Japan.
A Babar Azam half-century followed by an economical spell from Mohammad Hafeez ensured Pakistan a seven-wicket win over West Indies in the second T20I yesterday.
Before Chelsea Edghill, there was Sydney Christophe. Widely considered to be the most talented Guyanese racquet wielder ever, Christophe at the height of his powers, dominated the local scene like no other before him or since, winning national men’s singles and doubles as well as mixed doubles titles with consummate ease.
The impending exit of Brazilian native Marcio Maximo will create a void in the head coaching post of the senior men’s national team, better known as the Golden Jaguars in local parlance.
TOKYO, Japan, CMC – Former CARIFTA Games star Natoya Goule became the first Jamaican in 13 years to reach an Olympic final in the women’s 800 metres, when she captured her semi-final at the Tokyo Games here yesterday.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – The United States clinched a quarter-final berth in Olympic men’s basketball yesterday as seedings for next week’s last- eight showdowns took shape.
(Cricket West Indies) West Indies vice captain Nicholas Pooran played a sizzling career-best knock while fast bowler Jason Holder took career-best bowling figures, but Pakistan’s bowling attack did just enough to take them to victory in the second match today.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah led home a Jamaican clean sweep in the Olympic women’s 100 metres final today, posting an amazing 10.61 seconds to become the second-fastest woman in history.
Fully vaccinated cricket lovers will finally have the chance to witness live action between Pakistan and West Indies from 11.00 hours today.
Not very often does a relatively unknown game dominate a country’s sport landscape, capturing the imagination and support of both players and supporters, yet golf has done that in an incredibly short time.
Guyana’s youngest Olympian, Aleka Persaud, swam her personal best en route to smashing the national record in the women’s 50m freestyle event yesterday at the ongoing Olympic Games.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – Top-ranked Novak Djokovic had his dreams of tennis gold dashed yesterday while Ethiopia’s Selemon Barega felled the reigning world 10,000 metres Olympic champion, on a day of upsets that saw doping allegations surface at the swimming pool.
TOKYO, Japan, CMC – Superstar sprinters Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into today’s women’s 100 metres semi-finals while Dominica’s emerging triple jump star Thea Lafond also shone, to be the Caribbean standouts on the first day of track and field competition at the Summer Olympic Games.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Chief selector Roger Harper has also taken aim at the quality of the Kensington Oval pitch for the recent one-day series against Australia, but also conceded West Indies’ batsmen had also failed to make the adjustments required.
TOKYO, (Reuters) – Nigerian sprinter and 2008 Olympics long jump silver medallist Blessing Okagbare was provisionally suspended yesterday after testing positive for human growth hormone before the Tokyo Olympics, the Athletics Integrity Unit said in a statement.
Guyana’s youngest Olympian, Aleka Persaud, will look to make a big splash in the pool in today’s heats when she dives into competition to start her Olympic debut campaign at the Tokyo Aquatics Centre.
The Guyana senior men’s basketball head-coach Junior Hercules, has walked away from the helm of the program, after officially tendering his resignation on Tuesday to the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF).
Former Golden Jaguar international Dwain Jacobs has returned unopposed to the helm of recently formed Golden Grove football club, Dynamics FC, when the entity staged its elections and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 18.
(Reuters) – With the retirement of three-time champion Usain Bolt, the 100m will have a new gold medallist at Tokyo 2020.