– Knight Riders win with 1 ball to spare A swashbuckling innings of 94 not out off of 36 deliveries by Darren Bravo, ably supported by Brendon McCullum’s knock of 68 from 42 balls, saw the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) home by five wickets with one ball to spare.
The 592’s male Crossfit champion, Dillon Mahadeo recently took his talents to the 868 and dominated the competition.
Despite missing gold by a single point at the recently concluded CAC Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships in Mexico, Guyana’s three-time Men’s Physique champion, Emmerson Campbell was thankful for the opportunity to represent his country and has vowed to continue to chase the elusive top podium spot.
Last weekend, Caribbean and Guyana Junior Under-15 Champion Shomari Wiltshire won the 2018 Newport Steamer Summer Gold Under-15 Squash Tournament, in Providence, Rhode Island, USA.
Sparta Boss was placed on the brink of elimination in the Guinness Cage Street-ball Championship, after losing 1-3 to Alexander Village on Wednesday at the Haslington Market Tarmac.
If you are a fan of amateur boxing, then the National Gymnasium is the place to be tonight through Sunday to witness the third edition of the Pepsi Caribbean School Boys and Juniors Tournament.
Guyana began the defence of their Cricket West Indies Regional Under-19 50 Over title with a victory over the invitational team, Canada, by six wickets, as West Indies Under-19 wicketkeeper batsman, Joshua Persaud smashed a half century and Kevin Sinclair bagged a four wicket haul.
The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has named a 26-man squad for the Americas 15s Rugby Challenge which kicks off on August 26 in Colombia.
The Golden Jaguars battled to a 2-2 draw with Rio de Janeiro state side, Grêmio Mangaratibense of Mangaratiba, in their first practice match of the “Train and Play” Brazilian Tour on Tuesday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Jamaica Tallawahs registered their third consecutive victory in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) by outclassing the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots by 47 runs here on Wednesday night.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s quest to do the double got off to the perfect start when they thoroughly defeated the Leeward Islands by a mammoth 176 runs in the first round of the Regional Under-19 50-over Championship here on Thursday.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies opening batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has signed a deal to play for Nottinghamshire in the Specsavers County Championship run-in.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – World champions France predictably shot to the top of the FIFA rankings published on Thursday while previous leaders Germany slumped to 15th after their humiliating first round exit in Russia.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who led the team to historic test series victories in West Indies and England in 1971, has died at the age of 77 after a prolonged illness.
For the first time in the history of Guyana’s football preparation, heart monitors were utilized on each player during the Golden Jaguars “Train and Play” being held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil.
Past table tennis players several of whom were national champions will take on the current crop of national players in a one-day extravaganza this Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall from 4pm.
When the third edition of the three-day Caribbean Juniors and Schoolboys Boxing Championships is staged from tomorrow, the National Sports Commission (NSC) will be a cornerman for the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA).
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Woeful St Lucia Stars plummeted to their 14th defeat on the trot, going down to Jamaica Tallawahs by six wickets in the seventh match of the Caribbean Premier League here Tuesday night.
The East Coast Cricket Committee (ECCC) last Friday concluded its annual week-long summer camp at the Ogle Sports Club’s East Coast Demerara.
The country’s top cyclists will take to the coast of the Cinderella County, Essequibo Sunday to participate in the second annual Urban Benjamin Memorial Road Race sponsored by Gomes Mining Company.
TALLINN, (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid finally got their own back on Real Madrid in European competition by lifting the UEFA Super Cup yesterday, snatching a 4-2 win over their city rivals thanks to goals from midfielders Saul Niguez and Koke in extra time.
Support for the second Guinness Cage Street-ball championships continue to increase with the ‘Give Another Chance Foundation’ becoming the latest sponsor to throw its weight behind the event, donating a large quantity of jerseys on Monday to the coordinators.
PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC – Two-time reigning champions, Trinidad and Tobago had to settle for bronze as Suriname snapped a long drought to win the men’s Carib-bean Volleyball Championship for the first time here Tuesday night.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Embattled St Lucia Stars captain Kieron Pollard has insisted his struggling side still possess the self belief to turn around their ill-fated campaign in the Caribbean Premier League.
The Central Housing and Planning Authority [CHPA] sponsored Inter-Agency Emancipation Domino Competition will commence tomorrow at the agency’s Brickdam and United Nations Place Office.
(Reuters) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes has shown great mental toughness during his 11-month trial and he should be welcomed back into the test team after being cleared of affray, former national team captain Nasser Hussain has said.
Guyanese Table Tennis stalwart, Sydney Christophe is currently here on vacation and is assisting with the preparation of the nation’s junior racket wielders ahead of their participation in the upcoming Caribbean Mini-Cadet and pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championship set for the Dominican Republic from August 26 – 31.
Trophy Stall of Bourda Market yesterday handed over several trophies for the Caribbean Schoolboys and Junior Championships billed for Guyana at the National Gymnasium this weekend.
(Reuters) – Sri Lanka beat South Africa by three wickets in the one-off Twenty 20 international at Colombo yesterday, after restricting the tourists to their lowest total in the shortest format of the game.
Some 60 children from various orphanages across the country were introduced to the gentleman’s game of cricket thanks to the efforts of full sponsors Ramps Logistics who offered them a chance to engage with professionals of the sport during the current 10-day programme.
Eleven-year-old table tennis maestro Jonathan Van Lange is eager to measure his development during the fast-approaching Caribbean Mini-Cadet and Pre-Cadet Table Tennis Championship set for the Dominican Republic from August 26 – 31.
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC – St Lucian high jumper Levern Spencer will now train her sights on two major meets next year after clinching her third title of the year with gold at the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) championship last weekend.
The Haslington Market Tarmac will come alive tonight, when the 2nd edition of the Guinness Cage Street-ball Championship resumes with 12 exciting matches.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Grenada and Barbados are both lowly-ranked but Reggae Boyz manager Roy Simpson believes his side’s upcoming friendly internationals against the minnows will be crucial in the ongoing preparation for the inaugural CONCACAF Nations League starting next month.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor moved his tally of wickets to 15 from eight matches, after grabbing a brace to help fire Somerset to a 29-run victory over Glamorgan and move to the top of the group standings in the T20 Blast here.
Rose Hall Town Jammers edged Fyrish Black Sharks 65-62 when the Berbice Amateur Basketball Association [BABA] ‘Karibee Rice’ Championship, commenced on Sunday at the Fyrish Court.
The Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) quest for the Golden Jaguars to qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup through the inaugural Nations League began yesterday as they officially launched Project 100 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Recently appointed Golden Jaguars head-coach Michael Johnson is calling on all stakeholders to support the national programme as they aim to qualify for the CONCACAF Gold Cup and 2026 FIFA World Cup.
LONDON, CMC – Barbadian Jofra Archer’s late cameo, Bermudian Delay Rawlins’s crucial knock and Barbados-born England seamer Chris Jordan’s sharp spell, combined to help Sussex crush Glamorgan by 98 runs in the England T20 Blast here yesterday.
(Reuters) – Banned Australian batsmen Steve Smith and David Warner are expected to return to Sydney first-grade cricket for their respective clubs’ opening fixtures on Sept.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England cricketer Ben Stokes was cleared of affray yesterday over a fight outside a nightclub last year which prosecutors said had left two men unconscious.
(Reuters) – Nick Kyrgios has a knack for being the centre of attention and the Australian was at it again yesterday as he arrived on court for his first-round match at the Cincinnati Masters yesterday without his tennis shoes.
LONDON, (Reuters) – England cricketer Ben Stokes was found not guilty of affray over a fight outside a nightclub which prosecutors said had left two men unconscious, the BBC reported today.
The Guyana Police Force (GPF) on Sunday retained the Boyce and Jefford Track and Field Classic title when the curtain came down on the event at the Mackenzie Sports Club Ground in Linden.
In the aftermath of the Guyana Amazon Warriors losing to Barbados Tridents on Sunday at the Providence National Stadium during the 2018 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL), inform batsman, Shimron Hetmyer believes it was just one of those days where Barbados got the better of them.
Following his brilliant showing at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation [CBC] Pre-Qualifiers, Guyana Captain Stanton Rose has secured a scholarship to attend Texas institution Jacksonville College .Rose was Guyana’s standout player in their capture of the Caribbean title, in the process securing the tournament’s Most Valuable Player [MVP] accolade.
With berths to the knockout round still up for grabs the Guinness Cage Street-ball Championship will resume tomorrow at the Haslington Tarmac with 12 group matches.
TORONTO, (Reuters) – Rafael Nadal ended the red-hot run of Greek upstart Stefanos Tsitsipas with a ruthless 6-2 7-6(4) win Sunday that gave the Spanish top seed his fourth Rogers Cup championship.
The Guyana Baseball League in conjunction with the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) will be hosting an internationally accredited Baseball5 Coaching education programme later this month.
(ICC) The International Cricket Council Chief Executive, David Richardson attended the official opening of the new world-leading Cricket Ireland High Performance Centre yesterday in Dublin, with the International Cricket Council making significant investment into the future of Irish cricket.