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 boxing qualifier for the Americas originally scheduled to start from May 10 to16 in Buenos Aires, Argentina has been cancelled.
Legendary former West Indies captain Sir Clive Lloyd, has officially congratulated recently elected Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) President Bissoondyal Singh on his ascension to the top post.
Ayn Rand, Russian-American writer and philosopher once stated, “Rationalization is a process of not perceiving reality, but of attempting to make reality fit one’s emotions.”
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.
CMC – Kieron Pollard has described as a “fantastic achievement” him being named by Wisden as the Leading T20 Cricketer in the World, and says he is hoping to create more history in the coming year.
Seven-time All-Star LaMarcus Aldridge announced his retirement from the NBA yesterday following a health scare.
(Reuters) – Seven-times world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed Sebastian Vettel yesterday as his favourite Formula One rival over the years.
(Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic crashed out in the third round of the Monte Carlo Masters following a 6-4 7-5 defeat by Britain’s Dan Evans yesterday.
CMC – Former Test captain Jason Holder has been named as one of Wisden’s five Cricketers-of-the-Year, further bolstering an already mushrooming international profile and confirming his status as one of the world’s elite players.
(Reuters) – A senior Japanese ruling party official said yesterday that cancelling this year’s Olympics in Tokyo remains an option if the coronavirus crisis becomes too dire.
(Reuters) – The Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) and FIFPRO, the global players’ union, have called on football’s lawmakers to consider launching trials into temporary concussion substitutes to better protect players who suffer head injuries.
(Reuters) – Michael Jordan will be Kobe Bryant’s presenter when the Los Angeles Lakers great is inducted posthumously into the Basketball Hall of Fame next month.
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.
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.
Trevis Simon was unanimously elected president of the Central Essequibo Cricket Committee when the body held its Annual General Meeting and elections Tuesday evening at the Imam Bacchus Ground, Affiance.
Sans Souci defeated Noitgedacht Sports Club by 141 runs while Maria’s Pleasure and Sans Souci Jaguars also recorded victories in the Wakenaam Cricket Badri Prasad Memorial T20 competition.
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday received a generous supply of masks and sanitizers from manager of GuyBiz, Ishwar Singh.
Hopetown Strikers battled the inclement weather and emerged as the latest club to join the Berbice Volleyball Association recently.
A busier second quarter for cycling events starts Sunday with a 60-mile road race.