Old Fort crowned female, GCC Pitbulls male U21 Champs

- Joseph Start and Bingo Spartans crowned U – 16 boys champs

The exciting GCC Bingo Spartans unit last evening captured the female U – 16 title at the conclusion of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Junior National Indoor Hockey Championships played at the National Gymnasium but lost in the U – 21 final in a hotly-contested match against Old Fort Goal Chasers.   

RHT Gizmos and Gadgets win Skyy Vodka T20 title

Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets added another title to their huge collection when they defeated Upper Corentyne (who reached the final for the first time in two decades) by 62 runs to lift the Berbice Cricket Board/Skyy Vodka T20 title in front of a packed crowd at the Number 69 Vikings Ground, Upper Corentyne yesterday Rose Hall romped to 164-8 from their allotted overs then dismissed Upper Corentyne for 102.

Top teams comfortably through

Wismar/Christianburg, Lodge Secondary and Vergenoegen recorded comfortable wins when the Guyoil/Tradewind Tankers Under-18 Secondary School Football championships continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Singh slams belligerent century in DCC crushing win over Diplomats 

-Sankar snares three wickets

National U – 19 opener Sachin Singh slammed a belligerent century to guide defending champions Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) to crushing 196-run win over Diplomats in the opening round of 2018/19 the New Building Society, Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) forty – overs tournament at DCC yesterday. 

Pouderoyen dumped from WDFA Yearend Qualifiers

Pouderoyen FC was unexpectedly dumped out of the West Demerara Football Association [WDFA] ‘Yearend Qualifiers’ going down 2-1 to Crane Rovers yesterday at the Den Amstel ground.

John wins Ounce of Gold race again

Add another ounce of Guyana’s world famous gold to Jamal John’s palmarès.  Last season’s most successful wheelsman showed once again yesterday why he is a force to be reckoned with on the local circuit by repeating as champion of the Kadir Mohamed ‘Ounce of Gold’ road race.

Pacesetters ground Eagles in GABA League matches

Pacesetters secured wins over Eagles in the first and second divisions when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA} ‘League Championship’ continued on Saturday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael Streets.

Windies crushed again as India sweep series

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – West Indies were bundled out for their joint-lowest ever total on Indian soil as they slumped to a 10-wicket defeat inside three days here yesterday, to suffer a 2-0 whitewash and extend their agonising 16-year wait for a Test victory against the hosts.

Spectators urged to get tickets early for World T20

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Persons interested in watching live games at the upcoming ICC Women’s World T20 competition in the Caribbean are being urged to purchase their tickets early or face the possibility of missing out.

Top order let us down, laments Holder

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – Captain Jason Holder has laid the blame for West Indies’ series defeat at the feet of the top order, conceding their lack of runs put too much pressure on the remainder of the line-up during the calamitous two-match rubber against India.

Ottley and Cottoy bundle out Scorpions to lead CCC to victory

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – The Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners bundled out the Jamaica Scorpions for the lowest total of this year’s Regional Super50 competition on their way to registering a comfortable six-wicket victory in their Group B encounter here at the Three W’s Oval yesterday.

Pestano’s hat-trick ends Red Force’s unbeaten run

TAROUBA, Trinidad,  CMC – Clinton Pestano’s impressive hat-trick helped the Guyana Jaguars bring the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s winning streak to an end, as they recorded a 75-run victory in their top-of-the-table Group A clash in the Regional Super50 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy here last night.

India in control despite Chase’s hundred

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – West Indies released the pressure in the final session as wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant and Ajinkya Rahane struck enterprising half-centuries to give India control of the second and final Test here yesterday.

GFF launches women’s development league

The Guyana Football Federation [GFF] in partnership with Ansa McAl under its Always brand, officially launched the National Women’s Football Development League on Friday.

England’s Woakes sinks Sri Lanka in rain-marred ODI

Dambulla, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – England’s Eoin Morgan and Joe Root shone with the bat while team mate Chris Woakes was on fire with the ball in a 31-run victory against Sri Lanka via the Duckworth Lewis method in the rain-soaked second one day international yesterday.

Waldron bags 8-25 to bundle out UG

—GDF take first innings points 

The Guyana Defense Force (GDF), yesterday, collected first innings points from the University of Guyana (UG) and ended day one on 200 for nine at GDF in the weekends lone Noble House Seafoods Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) two-day second division match.   

Canada pull off stunning upset of Volcanoes

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Left-arm pacer Romesh Don ripped through the heart of the Windward Islands Volcanoes’ batting lineup as Canada recorded a shocking 18-run victory in their Regional Super50 contest at the Queen’s Park Oval here yesterday.

Ninvalle’s provisional suspension lifted

The provisional suspension of President of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) and Executive Committee (EC) Member of AIBA, Steve Ninvalle has been lifted but he was cautioned following a legal battle with disgruntled members of AIBA’s EC.

Hooper, Sinclair demolish Upper Corentyne

Junior Sinclair and Eon Hooper yesterday combined to help Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets defeat Upper Corentyne by 116 runs in the Berbice Cricket Board/Pepsi first division 50-overs tournament at the Number 70 ground.

Warriors edge Wales 2-1 in WDFA Qualifiers

Golden Warriors edged Wales FC 2-1 when the West Demerara Football Association [WDFA] Year-end Football Qualifiers continued at the Den Amstel ground yesterday.

St Pius hammer Victoria 5-1 in Court Pee Wee football

St. Pius, Golden Grove, Marian Academy, St. Agnes and Timehri secured contrasting wins, when the group stage in the Courts Pee Wee Primary Schools Football Championship concluded yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Golden Jaguars hammer Turks and Caicos 8-0

-Welshman, Holder net hat tricks

The Golden Jaguars secured their first win in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifiers, dismantling lowly Turks and Caicos 8-0 yesterday at the TCIFA National Academy, Providenciales, Turks and Caicos Islands.

No ODI for Windies at Wankhede after fixture change

MUMBAI, India,  CMC – Brabourne Stadium will be prepared to host the fourth One-Day International between India and West Indies, despite the short notice of the change in venue from the choice Wankhede Stadium.

Spartans maintain unbeaten run 

It was another exciting evening of junior hockey at the National Gymnasium in action of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Junior National Indoor Hockey Championships.   

Chase eyes hundred as Windies battle back

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – Stroke-maker Roston Chase stood on the brink of his fourth Test hundred after producing a gallant effort to lift West Indies out of trouble against India on the opening day of the second and final Test here yesterday.

Patience, trusting defence key to success: Chase

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – Roston Chase said yesterday an adjustment to his temperament had been behind his unbeaten 98 which helped West Indies recover on the opening day of the second and final Test against India.

Bolt ecstatic to score first goals for Mariners

SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – Usain Bolt took a huge step towards becoming a professional footballer by bagging a brace in his first start for Central Coast Mariners during a trial match on Thursday.

Albion, DCC in clash of the champions

Albion, the 2018 champions of the Mikes Pharmacy sponsored under 15 tournament in Berbice, will today battle with the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) the 2018 champions of the Toucan Industries sponsored and Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) -run tournament. 

Campbell and Blackwood power Scorpions past Hurricanes

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – John Campbell and Jermaine Blackwood blasted half-centuries as the Jamaica Scorpions wasted little time in dispatching the Leeward Islands Hurricanes by seven wickets in their Group B match in the Regional Super50 at the Three W’s Oval here yesterday.

Australia coach Langer hails new opening pair’s chemistry

DUBAI, (Reuters) – Australia coach Justin Langer has praised the new opening pair of Aaron Finch and Usman Khawaja after they gave Tim Paine’s rebuilding side a solid platform in the drawn first test against Pakistan in Dubai.

Franklin keen on living the El Dorado dream  

— Hoping for team to replicate success on home soil  

A few weeks ago, Guyana’s National Table Tennis delegation produced a strong-willed showing at  the 60th Caribbean Table Tennis Federation (CTTF) Senior Championships in Jamaica. 

Lewis leads Jaguars to easy win over Volcanoes

TAROUBA, Trinidad,  CMC – Ramaal Lewis’ four-wicket haul helped the Guyana Jaguars to their third win in four matches as they easily defeated the Windward Island Volcanoes by 93 runs in their Group A encounter in the Regional Super50 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy on Thursday.

Courts Pee Wee final group matches on today

The third and final round of group matches in the Courts Pee Wee Primary Schools Football Championship will commence today at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Nets outlast Sonics in GABA division one showdown

Nets defeated traditional rival Sonics 50-42 in their division one showdown when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] ‘League Championships’ continued on Thursday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael Streets.

Windies get Holder, Roach boost in bid to level series

HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters) – West Indies, boosted by the return of regular captain Jason Holder and fast bowler Kemar Roach, have a plan for young India opener Prithvi Shaw in the second and final test in Hyderabad, all-rounder Roston Chase said yesterday.

Jaguars beat Volcanoes by 93 runs

TAROUBA, Trinidad, CMC – Guyana Jaguars defeated the Windward Islands Volcanoes by 93 runs in their Group A match in the Regional Super50 at the Brian Lara Cricket Academy here last night.

Kobras in comeback win over Plaisance Guardians

GABA League Championship

Kobras handed Plaisance Guardians their first loss in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship, defeating the East Coast Demerara side 74-67 in their 1st Division clash on Wednesday.

Family crush Strikers, Church Boys top Ninjas

GT Beer soft shoe football…

Team Family, Dream Team, Hard-ball and Church Boys secured lopsided wins, when the GT Beer-sponsored ‘Ballerz Entertainment’ Soft Shoe Football Championship continued on Sunday.

‘Stage of Champions’ picks up more sponsors

With just over three weeks to show time, the ‘Stage of Champions’ is picking up steam, adding Subs and Salads and Life’s Gym to the list of sponsors for the bodybuilding event.

USA shocks Hurricanes to record first victory

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – USA Cricket’s spinning duo of Nosthusha Kenjige and Timil Patel bamboozled the Leeward Islands Hurricanes’ batsmen to record a shock victory in their Regional Super50 contest at Kensington Oval on Wednesday.

Holder wants to see Gayle in World Cup team

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Once he is physically fit and willing, West Indies’ skipper Jason Holder wants Chris Gayle in the regional squad for next year’s World Cup.