Jaguars wobble after dismissing Volcanoes for 182

Regional Four-Day Championship

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.

Winners Connection, Silver Shattas down rivals

GT Beer Football Championship

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.

Top swimmers challenging FINA to gather at London summit

(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.

Curry agrees to lunar lab visit – NASA

(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.

Chelsea condemn alleged anti-Semitic chanting against Vidi

(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.

English FA chief executive Glenn resigns

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.

Jaguars face nemesis Hurricanes

Regional four-day cricket

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.

Mavs dump Hawks for 3rd straight win

(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.

ANSA supporting KFC Goodwill football

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.

Reggae Girlz get highest FIFA ranking

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. 

WADA completes RUSADA audit but still no access to lab

(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.

India lose Rohit, Ashwin to injury for second test

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 on board with Futsal Festival

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.  

Suns F Warren fined $15K for inappropriate language

(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.

India quicks getting the thoroughbred treatment

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.

Keemo has very good batting ability –Hope

-confident of series win

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.

BCB/Nand Persaud female cricket tourney launched

-RHT Metro draw first blood

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.

Carty sets sights on big time

(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”.

MYO edges out GNIC in 40-over tournament

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.

Spurs smash Suns as Pop hits No. 4 on wins list

(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.

Bench boosts Rockets past Blazers

(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.

Maxwell says to spurn IPL in pursuit of test berth

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.

Sexual harassment inquiry underlines challenges facing football – Urling

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. 

Matthias queries rationale for K&S in Futsal Festival

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.

Buoyant India keen to carry winning momentum on to Perth

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.

Salah fires Liverpool into Champions League last 16

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.  

Hope career-best century levels series for Windies

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.

Howard stops 42 shots as Wings clip Kings

(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.

Turner leads Pacers past Wizards

(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.

Celtics handle Pelicans, earn 6th straight win

(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.

76ers top Pistons despite Butler’s early exit

(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.

Mavericks slay Magic in wire-to-wire win

(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.