Bramble’s maiden ton lights up night sky

—century stand with Shiv revives innings

A maiden unbeaten century from Guyana Jaguars’ wicket keeper batsman Anthony Bramble, placed the hosts in a position of comfort at stumps last evening, the first day of their seventh-round encounter against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence  Jaguars end the night on 276 – 8  The day/night encounter began with the hosts winning the toss and electing to bat.

Three TKOs for Guyana on opening night

Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament

Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis and Joel Williamson all chalked up wins on Wednesday in exciting fashion at the Caribbean Development Boxing Tournament currently underway in St Lucia.

Contrasting wins for Fernandes and Islam

Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level Squash Championship

Taylor Fernandes and Daniel Islam secured contrasting wins in the Category-A section, when the Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level Squash Championship, continued on Wednesday.

Winners row for Colts, Victory Valley Royals

GABF Road to Mecca Club Championship

Defending champion Colts and Linden unit Victory Valley Royals, clinched contrasting wins, when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship, continued on Wednesday.

Doubleheader at Mackenzie Sports Club today

GFF Super 16 a Classic

The inaugural Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Super 16 Year-end Classic’ will officially kickoff today at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground, Linden with a doubleheader.

Chris Paul leads Houston to 11th straight win

(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights of National Basketball Association games on Wednesday: Rockets 108, Hornets 96 Chris Paul posted a season-high 31 points, Houston seized control with a 25-0 run bridging the first and second quarters to extend their winning streak to 11 games with a victory over Charlotte.

Malan inspires England with first ton of series

PERTH, (Reuters) – Dawid Malan struck England’s first century of the Ashes series as the tourists saw off Australia’s marauding pace attack to emerge on top of an enthralling first day of the third test at the WACA on Thursday.

First day of Guyana Jaguars vs Leeward Islands Hurricanes

The Hurricanes are in a celebratory mood as Guyana’s Chandrapaul Hemraj (left) is dismissed for 25, to leave the top of the points table Jaguars, in trouble at 41 for 4, on the opening day of their seventh round day/night encounter in the Regional 4-Day tournament (Orlando Charles photo) Mr Dependable, Shiv Chanderpaul, was his usual self, getting 51 whilst adding 118 priceless runs for the fifth wicket with Anthony Bramble against the Hurricanes, last evening at the a Stadium (Orlando Charles photo)

Brooks, Carter prop up Pride batting

Regional 4-Day Championship - 7th Round

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Barbados Pride captain Shamarh Brooks narrowly missed out on a hundred and left-hander Jonathan Carter supported with a solid half-century to help their side make a strong start against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in their Regional 4-Day Championship match on Thursday.

Real Madrid seek record in Club World Cup final

ABU DHABI, (Reuters) – Real Madrid can cap their most successful year ever with victory in the Club World Cup final against Brazilian side Gremio tomorrow, which would see them become the first team to successfully defend the trophy and end 2017 with five titles.

Four-man boxing team for C/bean c/ships

Guyana’s hopes of excelling at the Caribbean Development Boxing tournament now rests on the shoulders of young but competent pugilists, Keevin Allicock, Colin Lewis, Joel Williamson and Desmond Amsterdam.

Cadogan, Gomes secure hard-fought wins

-as Farfan and Mendes

Abosaide Cadogan and Kirsten Gomes secured hard-fought wins in group-B, when the Farfan and Mendes Junior Skill Level Squash Championship, commenced Tuesday at the Georgetown Club Facility, Camp Street.

Windies must learn from series loss: Brathwaite

HAMILTON, New Zealand, CMC – Kraigg Brathwaite said it was important for West Indies players to go back to the drawing board and make the necessary adjustments to their game, as they looked to learn from the 2-0 drubbing in the recent series against New Zealand.

Leonard returns but Spurs go down to Mavericks

(The Sports Xchange) – Kawhi Leonard made his long-anticipated season debut Tuesday and looked to be in mid-season form, although his San Antonio Spurs fell apart in the fourth quarter without him and lost to the Dallas Mavericks 95-89.

Keen rivalry expected in final round ahead of holiday break

JOHN’S, Antigua – There is a great incentive for all six teams to finish the second stage of the Digicel 4-Day Championship season on a successful note before the long break for the Christmas/New Year’s holidays, when they suit-up for the seventh round of matches, starting today.

Ashes spot-fixing allegations a ‘grave concern’ – ICC

PERTH, (Reuters) – Allegations in a British newspaper about attempts to organise spot-fixing during the third Ashes test between Australia and England were a “grave concern”, global governing body the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.

Williamson rested for last two Windies ODIs

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, CMC – Captain Kane Williamson will be rested for the last two One-Day Internationals against West Indies, while George Worker will replace the injured Martin Guptill at the top of the order, for the three-match series starting next Wednesday.