WI ready –Holder

-Mortaza believes combination in team is very good

Ahead of the highly anticipated first One Day International between West Indies and Bangladesh at the National Stadium, Providence, today both team captains have expressed confidence in their sides while signaling some minor improvements that are vital to their success.

Chase Academy, Charlestown crowned ExxonMobil champs

Chase Academy and Charlestown Secondary were crowned the ExxonMobil boys and girls U14 football champions  following wins over North Ruimveldt Multilateral and East La Penitence respectively yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground.

Russia 2018 was incredibly unthinkable and definitely memorable

…….as France ends resilience of Croatia

By Ras Wadada What was forecast, with ceaseless negativity, in the British and American Press, particularly, turned out to be one of the best of the 21 editions, of the “Greatest show on Earth’ witnessed in over 88 years of its existence.

WI should win ODI series

History is on the side of the home team West Indies, as they face Bangladesh in the opening game of the three-match One Day International (ODI) Series beginning today.

Myrtle Chester took The Bahamas by storm at the 1980 CAC Junior C/ships

By Charwayne Walker After 38 years athletic fans throughout Central America and the Caribbean are still talking about Guyanese athlete Myrtle Chester’s performance at the fourth Central American and Caribbean Junior Athletic Championships in Nassau, The Bahamas in August, 1980. 

Fraser-Pryce nearing top form with sub-11 win

LONDON, CMC – Former World and Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce dipped below the 11-second barrier for the first time since her return to the track last month, as she produced a strong late surge to win the 100 metres in the Diamond League here yesterday.

Western Tigers maintain lead with 3-1 defeat of Cougars

Western Tigers maintained their lead atop the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League, downing Cougars 3-1 on Friday at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora,  Keron Solomon opened the scoring for the West Ruimveldt unit, playing a one-two pass combination with Pernell Schultz before finishing past the goalkeeper into the bottom left corner.  

GFF first in CONCACAF to adopt DTMS

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) became the first member association of the CONCACAF region to adopt the Domestic Transfer Matching System (DTMS), says FIFA’s DTMS Project Coordinator Semira Jawdat.

Football referees for CAC games

Three Guyanese match officials have been selected to officiate at ongoing Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games being held in Barranquilla, Colombia from July 18th–31st.

WI eye series win

—hope to put World Cup core together in the process

With just 16 games to go until the International Cricket Council (ICC)  World Cup, West Indies begin their preparation with three One Day Internationals (ODI) against Bangladesh and are aiming to start with a series win.

Providence ready for Windies/Bangladesh One Dayers

—Head Curator Habib

Wazim Habib, Head Curator at the National Stadium, Providence, said yesterday that the venue was in tip top condition as it readies to host two One Day Internationals (ODIs) between the West Indies and Bangladesh including its first ever day and night match.

Depleted Gold is Money team scrapes through on penalties

Defending champion Gold is Money, Future Stars, Albouystown and Back Circle secured contrasting wins when the 6th GT-Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ streetball championship continued on Thursday at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.

Archibald, Bright on show today at Leonora

In excess of 100 top student athletes, including national sprint sensation Emmanuel Archibald, Owen Adonis and multiple CARIFTA Games gold medalist Chantoba Bright will be on show today vying for top honours in the National Colleges Athletics Championship (NCAC).

Seth, Kahlil, Fung – A Fat take first-round wins 

— Fung – A – Fat into quarter finals 

National squash players Sunil Seth, Jason – Ray Kahlil and Mary Fung – A – Fat captured first-round wins in the ongoing Central America and Caribbean Games (CAC) in Colombia yesterday.   

Gayle humbled by UWI award

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Hard-hitting West Indies opening batsman Chris Gayle has expressed his delight at being recognised by the University of the West Indies for his contribution to cricket.

Malik to captain Amazon Warriors

The Guyana Amazon Warriors have appointed Shoaib Malik as their captain for the 2018 Hero Caribbean Premier League which runs from 8 August to 16 September 2018. 

Gayle, Russell fail as Bangladesh defeats the Chancellor’s XI

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  CMC – Newly recalled West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell and swashbuckling opening batsman Chris Gayle both had little impact as Bangladesh trounced a Vice Chancellor’s XI by four wickets at Sabina Park on Thursday.

Defending champs Pentecostal Fire favoured to repeat

Defending champion Pentecostal Fire tackles South Assembly of God (AOG) in the final of the 12th annual Linden Inter-Church Basketball Championship tonight at 21:00hrs, following semi-final wins at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) Hard-Court, Linden on Wednesday.

CAC GAMES

Women’s Table Tennis team beat Barbados 3 - 0 

Guyana Women’s Table Tennis team competing in the ongoing Central America and Caribbean Games will play El Salvador today for a place in the quarterfinals after notching up a win and a loss on the opening day in Colombia. 

Hamilton staying with Mercedes until 2020

LONDON, CMC – Four-time Formula One world champion driver Lewis Hamilton has signed a contract that will see him continue to race for Mercedes for at least two more seasons.

Woods the main attraction as he rolls back the years

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland, (Reuters) – For a few hours at a sun-drenched Carnoustie on Thursday it felt like 2000 all over again, or 2005 or 2006 as Tiger Woods rolled back the years and captivated a heaving British Open gallery.

New Spain coach Enrique promises evolution and surprises

MADRID, (Reuters) – Spain’s new coach Luis Enrique said on Thursday that his tenure in charge of the 2010 world champions would be all about “evolution, not revolution” but the former Barcelona manager also promised plenty of surprises in his first squad.

Thomas extends lead amid unsavoury scenes at l’Alpe d’Huez

L’ALPE D’HUEZ, France, (Reuters) – Geraint Thomas became the first man to win up l’Alpe d’Huez with the yellow jersey on his shoulders on Thursday as he extended his Tour de France overall lead amid unsavoury scenes while sparking fresh questions about the Team Sky leadership.

Edgbaston to host 2019 Ashes series opener

(Reuters) – England’s bid to regain the Ashes next year will begin with first test against Australia at Edgbaston, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Thursday.

– Nationals set for July 27 kickoff

Guinness Greatest of the Streets

With less than seven days before the kickoff of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ National Championship, all systems are in place for a spectacular tournament, which is expected to exceeded the successes of previous editions.

Barbados’ Morris cops MVP award

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,CMC – Barbados’ Antonio Morris took home the highly coveted Most Valuable Player (MVP) award when Cricket West Indies (CWI) held the awards ceremony for the just concluded Regional U-17 competition on Tuesday.

Archer bowls Sussex to victory

reaches100 wickets milestone

CHELTENHAM, England,  CMC – Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer finished with an eight-wicket match haul as he bowled Sussex to a 28-run victory over Gloucestershire here Thursday, to move to exactly 100 wickets in his 22nd first class match.

Lewis Hamilton’s career in numbers

(Reuters) – Mercedes announced on Thursday that four times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton has signed a new contract, keeping the Briton at the team until the end of 2020.

WIndies arrive for ODI Series

The West Indies team landed in Guyana late Tuesday night as they commence preparations for the 2019 World Cup with a three-match One Day International (ODI) Series against Bangladesh.

Graves throws weight behind King in immigration battle

LONDON, CMC – England and Wales Cricket Board chairman, Colin Graves, has waded into the controversy surrounding great former West Indies batsman Collis King’s deportation from Britain, offering to lend his assistance to ensure the “colossus” was able to return and continue his contribution to English cricket.

Rutherford; is he next in line?

At the age of 19, Sherfane Rutherford may have leapfrogged a few of his colleagues to be considered ‘next in line’ to strut the Maroon colours of the West Indies team. 

Spurs send Leonard, Green to Raptors for DeRozan

San Antonio shipped Kawhi Leonard and Danny Green to the Toronto Raptors for DeMar DeRozan, Jakob Poeltl and a protected 2019 first-round pick, ending a standoff of nearly seven months of off-court drama for the Spurs.