Sublime Root, Cook tons put England in command v Windies

Joe Root hit his 13th centuryfeatured   BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England’s Joe Root and Alastair Cook crafted superb centuries to lead the hosts to a commanding 348 for three on the opening day of their first day-night test against West Indies today.

Windies ready for historic day/night Test

BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – Inexperienced West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston here today, in what is likely to be their sternest challenge in recent times.

Williams, Bright, Archer spearhead track and field team

Inter Guiana Games

World Youth silver medalist, Daniel Williams along with CARIFTA Games gold getter Chantoba Bright and South American Junior silver medallist Joanna Archer will spearhead Guyana’s 26-member Track and Field team during the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) in Suriname next weekend.

Warriors face Tallawahs in crucial match

Caribbean Premier League

  The Guyana Amazon Warriors will play their first home game of the 2017 edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) against the Jamaican Tallawahs this evening at 6:00 pm at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.

Serena eyes ‘outrageous’ Australian Open return

(Reuters) – Serena Williams aims to defend her Australian Open title next year, the American saying the rapid return to action would only give her around three months to prepare after giving birth to her first child.

Three wins for Guyana on first day of team events

XXV Senior Caribbean Squash Championships

Guyana got off to a fabulous start yesterday, by winning three matches when play began in the team events at NLA XXV Senior Caribbean Squash Championships in Kingstown, St.

Malta Supreme criterium at National Park this Saturday

Riders from this year’s ‘Teach Them Young’ cycling programme will be on show at the inner circuit of the National Park on Saturday when organizer and cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed and Banks DIH Limited under the Malta Supreme brand team up to host an 11-race youth cycle programme.

Windies welcome ‘pink ball’ Test- Holder

BIRMINGHAM, England, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder is hoping his side’s relative experience with the pink ball pays dividends when they face England in the historic day/night Test starting her today.

Ambrose gives WI little chance

LONDON, CMC – Legendary former seamer Sir Curtly Ambrose has held out little hope for embattled West Indies in the three-Test series against England starting here Thursday.

Dominant Madrid crush Barcelona to win Super Cup

MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid won the Spanish Super Cup for the 10th time with a 2-0 win over rivals Barcelona at a joyous Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday to complete a 5-1 aggregate victory that underlined their new status as Spain’s dominant force.

Tharanga pleads for patience ahead of India ODIs

COLOMBO, (Reuters) – A day after Sri Lanka’s test captain Dinesh Chandimal apologised for a 3-0 series whitewash against India, limited-overs captain Upul Tharanga has asked fans for patience ahead of their upcoming ODIs and Twenty20 matches.

Stewart fires Windwards as Guyana, T&T also win easily

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Batsman Emmanuel Stewart returned from West Indies Under-19 duty to immediately stamp his authority, as he steered Windward Islands to a convincing seven-wicket victory over Jamaica in the opening round of the Regional Under-19 one-day championship here yesterday.

Amazon Warriors visit boys orphanage

The Guyana Amazon Warriors yesterday visited the St. John’s Bosco Boys Orphanage at Ben Profitt Drive, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara.

Legend Garner backs Windies to spring surprise

LONDON,  CMC – Team manager, Joel Garner, has warned pundits to write off West Indies “at their own peril” as the Caribbean side gear up for the opening Test of the three-match series against England starting tomorrow.

Suriname downs Guyana 3-1 in U15 football

Guyana’s winless record in the CONCACAF Boys U15 Championship continued, as they went down to Suriname by a 3-1 score-line yesterday at the IMG Academy Facility, Florida, United States of America.

Dhoni no automatic choice, says India chief selector

(Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be involved in the 2019 World Cup, chief selector MSK Prasad has said.

Intense schedule ahead in new first class season

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Players will face a much more intense Regional Four-Day Championship when the first class tournament bowls off in October, as the 10 rounds of competition is set to be completed in just three months.