Sports

WORLD’s BEST! From left, Shericka Jackson, Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce after their domination of the women’s 100m final in Tokyo, Japan yesterday.
WORLD’s BEST! From left, Shericka Jackson, Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce after their domination of the women’s 100m final in Tokyo, Japan yesterday.

Jamaican women make clean sweep of 100m women’s event

TOKYO, (Reuters) – Jamaican sprinter Elaine Thompson-Herah blazed to 100 metres gold yesterday, becoming the fastest woman alive as she denied compatriot Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce a third Olympic title.

Chelsea Edghill and her coach  former Caribbean boys singles champion Idi Lewis.

`Go Pro’, Christophe tells Edghill

Before Chelsea Edghill, there was Sydney Christophe. Widely considered to be the most talented Guyanese racquet wielder ever, Christophe at the height of his powers, dominated the local scene like no other before him or since, winning national men’s singles and doubles as well as mixed doubles titles with consummate ease.

 Charles Pollard

The Wayne Dover question

The impending exit of Brazilian native Marcio Maximo will create a void in the head coaching post of the senior men’s national team, better known as the Golden Jaguars in local parlance.

Nicholas Pooran

Pakistan defeats Windies by seven runs

(Cricket West Indies) West Indies vice captain Nicholas Pooran played a sizzling career-best knock while fast bowler Jason Holder took career-best bowling figures, but Pakistan’s bowling attack did just enough to take them to victory in the second match today.

Aleka Persaud

Persaud smashes national record

Guyana’s youngest Olympian, Aleka Persaud, swam her personal best en route to smashing the national record in the women’s 50m freestyle event yesterday at the ongoing Olympic Games.

Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce runs during her opening round heat in the 100m.

Thompson-Herah, Fraser-Pryce eye gold after cruising into semis

TOKYO, Japan, CMC – Superstar sprinters Elaine Thompson-Herah and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce stormed into today’s women’s 100 metres semi-finals while Dominica’s emerging triple jump star Thea Lafond also shone, to be the Caribbean standouts on the first day of track and field competition at the Summer Olympic Games.

The Kensington Oval pitch has been blamed for the woeful batting performances of the West Indies team.

Harper singing the same tune as Pollard

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Chief selector Roger Harper has also taken aim at the quality of the Kensington Oval pitch for the recent one-day series against Australia, but also conceded West Indies’ batsmen had also failed to make the adjustments required.

Jacobs re-elected as Dynamics FC president

Former Golden Jaguar international Dwain Jacobs has returned unopposed to the helm of recently formed Golden Grove football club, Dynamics FC, when the entity staged its elections and Annual General Meeting (AGM) on July 18.

The ePaper edition, on the Web & in stores for Android, iPhone & iPad.

Included free with your web subscription. Learn more.