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Guyana bested by Nicaragua in FIBA opener

The Guyana senior men’s basketball team got off to the worst possible start in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Pre-Qualifiers, going down to Nicaragua by an 84-73 score line yesterday at the José Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in El Salvador.

The Olympic futures of Guyana elite quartet of Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis, Desmond Amsterdam and Dennis Thomas and others around the Region could be in jeopardy after a ranking system will be employed to decide which pugilists compete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan this summer following the cancellation of the Americas Olympic Boxing Qualifiers. (Emmerson Campbell photo)
The Olympic futures of Guyana elite quartet of Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis, Desmond Amsterdam and Dennis Thomas and others around the Region could be in jeopardy after a ranking system will be employed to decide which pugilists compete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan this summer following the cancellation of the Americas Olympic Boxing Qualifiers. (Emmerson Campbell photo)

Olympic boxing qualifier axed due to COVID-19 concerns

The Olympic boxing qualifier for the Americas originally scheduled to start from May 10 to16 in Buenos Aires, Argentina has been cancelled.

David Miller and Chris Morris haul Rajasthan Royals home in tense chase

Rajasthan Royals 150 for 7 (Miller 62, Morris 36*, Avesh 3-32) beat Delhi Capitals 147 for 8 (Pant 51, Unadkat 3-15) by three wickets (ESPN) Back at the scene of their heartbreak in a massive chase against the Punjab Kings, the Rajasthan Royals managed to make 148 look more difficult than 222 before sealing the chase in a chaotic finish yesterday.

The Guyana Senior Men’s Basketball Team will swing into action today in the FIBA basketball 2023 Olympic pre qualifiers in El Salvador.

B/ball team to oppose Nicaragua today

Guyana’s senior men’s basketball team will commence their campaign in the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2023 Pre-Qualifiers this evening, when they oppose Nicaragua from 21:00hrs at the José Adolfo Pineda National Gymnasium in El Salvador.

Royal Challengers Bangalore produced a monumental comeback with the ball as they beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by six runs to seal their second win on the bounce.

Two on the bounce

Brief Scores: Royal Challengers Bangalore 149/8 (Glenn Maxwell 59, Virat Kohli 33; Jason Holder 3/30) beat Sunrisers Hyderabad 143/9 (David Warner 54, Manish Pandey 38; Shahbaz Ahmed 3/7) by six runs Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) yesterday won their second consecutive game, beating the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in Match 6 of the VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 at the M.

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