Defending champion Gold is Money suffered their first loss while Sparta Boss, Leopold Street, Albouystown-B and Tiger Bay sealed their places in the knockout round when the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Street’ Georgetown Championship group round continued on Saturday.
According to vice-president of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF), Paul Choo-Wee-Nam, the long overdue Annual General Meeting which will facilitate elections of the federation will take place on August 17.
FOIX, France, (Reuters) – Thibaut Pinot emerged as the strongest of the main contenders to win the Tour de France after dominating his rivals for the second successive day in the 15th stage, a 185-km mountain battle won by Briton Simon Yates yesterday.
(Reuters) – New Zealand stunned Australia 52-51 in an exhilarating final yesterday to dethrone the champions and claim their first netball World Cup title in 16 years.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland, (Reuters) – Irishman Shane Lowry staved off the biggest nerves of his golfing life, handling the wind and the rain to win the British Open by six strokes amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush yesterday.
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Former skipper MS Dhoni will miss India’s tour of the Caribbean next month while strike bowler Jasprit Bumrah has been rested for the white ball phase, after selectors announced squads for the upcoming full series yesterday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jul 21, CMC – Sherfane Rutherford and Sunil Ambris struck half-centuries but West Indies A suffered a chastening eight-wicket thrashing in the final one-dayer, as India A put a firm exclamation mark on a dominant series display here Sunday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce produced a superb display to outclass local favourite Dina Asher-Smith and Ivory Coast’s Marie-Josee Ta Lou as she won the women’s 100 metres in 10.78 seconds at the London Diamond League yesterday.
(Reuters) – Australia retained the women’s Ashes after the only test match in the series played across multiple formats ended in a draw at Taunton yesterday.
LONDON, CMC – Jamaican sprint hurdler Danielle Williams produced an electrifying performance to smash the national record en route to winning the event at the Muller Anniversary Games here Saturday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – India’s cricket selectors today named Rishabh Pant as their preferred wicketkeeper for all three formats for next month’s tour of West Indies with the future of long-serving glovesman Mahendra Singh Dhoni still shrouded in mystery.
Guyana’s boys’ team copped gold on the final day of the 2019 Caribbean Area Squash Association Junior Championship in Trinidad and Tobago after completing a 4-1 win over eventual overall winners Barbados.
The Lady Jaguars Friday night defeated St Lucia 2-0 at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora in their CONCACAF Women’s U20 championships to seal a place in the next round.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Devon Thomas said controlling the middle overs against India A had been key to West Indies A’s first win of the five-match one-day series here Friday.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran was upstaged for fellow Trinidadian Ravi Rampaul, as Derbyshire beat Yorkshire by five wickets in the T20 Blast here yesterday.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland, (Reuters) – If there were any nerves concealed behind Shane Lowry’s thick beard they had no impact on his golf as the Irishman took the British Open by the scruff of the neck with a sensational course record in yesterday’s third round.
New Campbellville and East Ruimveldt will face-off in the Girls division final of the ExxonMobil U14 Secondary School Championships following semi-final wins yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
(Reuters) – England paceman James Anderson is recovering well from a calf muscle tear and could be fit for the one-off test match against Ireland starting on Wednesday, failing which the 36-year-old will target next month’s Ashes series against Australia.
Defending champion Gold is Money and former champions Sparta Boss, Leopold Street and Tiger Bay secured contrasting results when the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Street’ Georgetown zone group round commenced Friday.
It was an evening of drawn encounters as Amelia’s Ward and Blueberry Hill battled to a 2-2 stalemate while there was also a scoreless meeting between Milerock and Silver Shattas in the Divine Entertainment’s Summer Super Cup football championships.
Cycling action returns to the Ancient County today with the sixth staging of the Grenville Felix Memorial road race.
COL DU TOURMALET, France, (Reuters) – An enraged Thibaut Pinot put the hammer down on the first major mountain test of the Tour de France, leading a French one-two ahead of overall leader Julian Alaphilippe to triumph at the top of the iconic Col du Tourmalet yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – South African Akani Simbine pulled off something of a surprise in the London Diamond League 100 metres yesterday, holding off local hope Zharnel Hughes and former world champion Yohan Blake to come home in 9.93 seconds.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni has opted out of India’s tour of West Indies as the selectors embark on their search for his successor once the long-serving wicketkeeper-batsman hangs up his boots for good.
Guyana’s boys’ team competing in the ongoing Caribbean Area Squash Association Junior Championship in Trinidad and Tobago, reached the final of the teams’ event while the female unit lost to Barbados in the semis and will compete for third.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, Jul 19, CMC – Senior team all-rounder Rovman Powell summoned all his international experience to produce a terrific final over as West Indies A beat India A for the first time in the five-match series with a nerve-jangling five-run victory here Friday.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland, (Reuters) – Ireland’s Shane Lowry proved master of the Dunluce links for the second successive day to move into a share of the halfway lead with American J.B.
Tonight’s pay-per-view (PPV) welterweight fight between undefeated WBA super-welterweight champion Keith Thurman and the legendary Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, should be one for the ages.
PAU, France, (Reuters) – France’s Julian Alaphilippe continued to amaze as he claimed an impressive victory in the 13th stage of the Tour de France, a 27.2-km individual time trial, to extend his overall lead yesterday.
The Lethem branch of the GPF and the Rupununi Football Association (RFA) will today stage a five-a-side futsal tournament at the Tabatinga Sports Ground, Lethem.
MVP Sports located in the Giftland Mall is the latest entity to become a sponsor of the highly anticipated Jefford Track and Field Classic X scheduled for August 11 in Linden.
(Reuters) – As athletics’ Diamond League prepares to create a trimmer look for 2020, Christian Taylor worries about the future of the event in which he has won five gold medals.
PAU, France, (Reuters) – Tour de France organisers are looking to launch a major women’s race which “would be to women’s cycling what the Tour de France is to men’s cycling”, they said yesterday.
BAGNERES-DE-BIGORRE, France (Reuters) – Simon Yates put a disappointing Giro d’Italia campaign behind him when he won the 12th stage of the Tour de France yesterday, as the main title contenders stayed quiet in the first Pyrenean climbs of this year’s race.
The Lady Jaguars will face-off with St Lucia in a top of the table clash in the CONCACAF Women’s U20 Championship at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora at 18:00hrs today.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – If Tiger Woods fans were hoping his Masters win in April marked a return to the days when he was a consistent threat at every major championship, then yesterday’s opening round of the British Open was a reality check.
CHARLOTTE, North Carolina (Reuters) – Arsenal fan websites in the United States are playing a pivotal role in a protest campaign against the club’s owners as a petition demanding change surpassed 100,000 signatures yesterday, three days after launching.
The National Cultural Centre tarmac will provide the ideal battleground when the group stage round in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Championship kicks-off with eight slated fixtures tonight.
MADRID (Reuters) – England right back Kieran Trippier said the lure of working with Diego Simeone, who he described as one of the top coaches around, convinced him to switch from Tottenham Hotspur to Atletico Madrid.
CAIRO (Reuters) – Confederation of African Football (CAF) President Ahmad Ahmad fired his deputy Amaju Pinnick yesterday just as global governing body FIFA was releasing details of a road map to put the crisis-hit organisation back on its feet.
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (Reuters) – Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods endured miserable first rounds at the British Open yesterday with American J.B.
Grove Hi-Tech, Agricola Red Triangle and Mocha Champs secured wins when the East Bank Demerara zone in the GFF/NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power U-17 League continued on Saturday.
(Reuters) – Juventus announced the signing of Dutch teenager Matthijs de Ligt from Ajax Amsterdam yesterday, having secured one of the most sought-after young players in world soccer for 75 million euros ($84.25 million).
WELLINGTON (Reuters) – A group of rueful New Zealand players touched down on home soil yesterday, still coming to terms with the gut-wrenching defeat to England in the World Cup final.
CAIRO (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has rejected comments that the global soccer body has taken a “colonialist” attitude towards African football and its governing organisation CAF (Confederation of African Football).
NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenyan marathoner Salome Jerono Biwott has been banned for eight years after being found guilty of committing a second doping violation, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) said yesterday in another blow to Kenya’s sporting reputation.
TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike yesterday defended the cost of hosting the 2020 Olympic Games, saying the Paralympics in particular would build a legacy by creating better accessibility for Japan’s rapidly aging society.
(Reuters) – Zimbabwe were suspended from the International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday, with the world governing body saying the country’s cricket administration was not free from government interference.
(Reuters) – Sunrisers Hyderabad have hired England’s World Cup-winning coach Trevor Bayliss ahead of the 2020 season, the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise said yesterday.
TOULOUSE, France, (Reuters) – Australian Caleb Ewan completed his set of grand tour stage victories when the pocket-sized sprinter pipped Dylan Groenewegen to the line to win the 11th stage of the Tour de France, a 167-km flat ride from Albi yesterday.