Johnson’s hundred leads the way for Jaguars – 1st day, 4th round

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Guyana Jaguars captain Leon Johnson hit a sparkling, fifth first-class hundred to put the current leaders and reigning three-time champions into the early ascendancy against Trinidad & Tobago Red Force in the Regional 4-Day Championship on Thursday.

Gayle, McCullum set to take tournament by storm

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies star Twenty20 batsman Chris Gayle said he was looking forward to rekindling his opening partnership with Brendon McCullum during the Bangladesh Premier League.

Pujara, rain thwart rampaging Sri Lanka in Kolkata

KOLKATA, (Reuters) – India’s top order bulwark Cheteshwar Pujara resisted Sri Lanka’s charge with a gutsy unbeaten 47 before rain returned to wipe out more than two sessions of the second day’s play in the opening test yesterday.

Warrican tilts balance Pride’s way

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Out-of-favour West Indies left-arm spinner, Jomel Warrican, struck twice in as many balls in the final session to hand Barbados Pride the advantage on the second day of their fourth-round Regional four-day contest against Windward Islands Volcanoes.

Ramdhani concludes participation at Pan Am Young Talents Camp

Guyana’s Priyanna Ramdhani ended her participation at the Pan American Badminton Federation Young Talents Camp held November 9-15 in Paramaribo, Suriname and then participated in the Suriname Open Inter-national Championships held at the Ismay Van Wilgen Sporthal Nov-ember 16-18 losing in the second round.

Mohabeer defeats Pollard in Lucozade handicap squash

Theron Mohabeer defeated Regan Pollard in the Open Division, while Taylor Fernandes, Daniel Islam and Alex Cheeks secured contrasting divisional wins, when the Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament continued on Thursday.

Cornwall, Warde fight back after Miller wobbles Hurricanes – 2nd day, 4th round

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – An unbroken, half-century stand between Leeward Islands Hurricanes captain Rahkeem Cornwall and rookie Terence Warde helped their side recover from a mid-innings crisis triggered by the left-arm spin of Jamaica Scorpions captain Nikita Miller in the Regional 4-Day Championship yesterday.

CONCACAF agrees to launch new Nations League

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – CONCACAF’s governing council has agreed to launch a new Nations League tournament, for teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean, president Victor Montagliani told Reuters on Thursday.

Futsal Christmas Classic launch today

The inaugural Magnum ‘Tek Charge and Win’, Futsal Christmas Classic will be officially launched today at the Windjammer International Hotel & Cuisine, Queen Street, Kitty at 11:00hrs.

TT coaches to benefit from ITTF Level One course

The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA), as part of its ongoing developmental agenda, is collaborating with the sport’s world governing body, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to host an ITTF Level One Coach course and a Course Conductors programme.

FIFA rankings ‘loophole’ likely to disappear after World Cup draw

(Reuters) – A loophole that allows national teams to boost their seedings for the World Cup by avoiding friendly matches is likely to disappear after next year’s finals in Russia, with changes due to the international calendar and a FIFA review of their rankings system.

Sock stuns Zverev, Federer rolls on

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Jack Sock became the first American to reach the last four of the ATP Finals for 10 years when he stunned world number three Alexander Zverev in a firecracker of a match on Thursday.

Palmer, Fudadin, Campbell give spark to Scorpions batting

Regional 4-Day Championship – Fourth Round

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts, CMC – Half-centuries from Paul Palmer, Assad Fudadin and John Campbell highlighted consistent batting down the order from Jamaica Scorpions, giving them a strong start to their Regional 4-Day Championship match against Leeward Islands Hurricanes on Thursday.

Alleyne leads strong Pride batting

KINGSTOWN, St. Vincent, CMC – Anthony Alleyne led a strong batting parade from Barbados Pride in their Regional 4-Day Championship match against Windward Islands Volcanoes on Thursday.

Georgetown zone qualifiers kick off tonight

Guinness Greatest of the Streets

The East Ruimveldt Community Centre, popularly referred to ‘California Square,’ will come alive tonight from 18:00hrs, when the eagerly anticipated playoff round in the 2017 Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Football Championship kicks-off.

Wins for Cadogan, DeAbreu and Jonas on opening night

Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament

Defending category-A champion Abosaide Cadogan, Demetrius DeAbreu and Ethan Jonas secured divisional wins, when the Guyana Squash Association  Lucozade Handicap Squash Tournament commenced on Wednesday.

Aracari Resort to host overseas bodybuilders

Stage of Champions

The Aracari Resort is the latest entity to hop onboard the highly anticipated ‘Stage of Champions’ event scheduled for tomorrow evening at the Theatre Guild.