Guyana crush Leeward Islands by 96 runs

Regional Under-15 Super50 Cup

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Mavindra Dindyal extended his excellent form with 87 while Zachary Jodah got an unbeaten 68 as Guyana brushed aside Leeward Islands by 96 runs in the fourth round of the Regional Under-15 Super50 Cup here yesterday.

Clarke, Allen hand TSC commanding win over GCC

-Singh, Bookie strike half-centuries as DCC hammer Bel Air by nine wickets

Leg – spinner Akeem Clarke and batsman Devon Allen orchestrated a commanding 157-run win for the Transport Sports Club (TSC) over the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) while Sachin Singh and Alphius Bookie struck unbeaten half-centuries for the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) who defeated Bel Air Rubis by nine wickets in second round action of the GCA/American Youth Premier Cricket League Under-19 Cricket Competition.

Sargeant commands Regal to third consecutive Florida Cup

An aggressive half century from Rickey Sargeant helped Regal All Stars to a commanding 131-run victory over Softball Cricket Canada (SCC) All Stars in the Open final of the 15th annual Florida Cup, last Sunday in Fort Lauderdale.

Former president Rousseau dies

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Former Cricket West Indies president, Pat Rousseau died here late Tuesday following a long illness.

Sarwan lends experience at Windies camp

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Former Test batsman, Ramnaresh Sarwan, says he is thrilled at the opportunity to work with the West Indies one-day squad in the lead-up to the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland and the ICC World Cup.

Archer ignored for England WC squad

LONDON,  CMC – Highly-regarded Barbadian fast bowler, Jofra Archer, was yesterday ignored for England’s preliminary 15-man World Cup squad but has been named to face Ireland and Pakistan, leaving the 24-year-old still with an outside chance of turning out at the ICC showpiece starting next month.

King hundred hands T&T third straight win

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Opener Romario King struck an attractive hundred as unbeaten Trinidad and Tobago powered their way to their third straight win with a 151-run crushing of Jamaica in the Regional Under-15 Super50 Cup here Tuesday.

Extension granted to GFA-IMC ended February

- says Trevor Williams

The extension granted by the Guyana Football federation to the Georgetown Football Association [GFA]-Interim Management Committee [IMC] has ended.

DCC, GCC recordopening wins 

-Wilson, Singh, Persaud, Andrews headline wins

The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) yesterday recorded opening round wins in the GCA/American Youth Premier Cricket League Under-19 Cricket Competition.

PG, ‘F’ Division storm to Inter-Division final

Defending champions, President Guard (PG) romped to their fourth consecutive final with a nine-wicket win over ‘D’ Division while ‘F’ Division escaped with a three-wicket win over ‘A’ Division yesterday to book their spots in the final of the Police Commissioner’s Inter-Division T20 tournament.

Everest, MSC, GYO register first round wins

Everest, Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) and the Gandhi Youth Organization (GYO) all recorded first round victories yesterday in the first round of the Georgetown Cricket Association/AYPCL Under-19 50-overs tournament.

LBI wins Secondary Schools tapeball tournament

La Bonne Intention [LBI] won the 4th Annual P.K.F. Barcellos, Narine & Company Secondary Schools  tapeball cricket competition Saturday at the Durban Park Tarmac, Homestretch Avenue.

Contrasting wins for LTI, New Silvercity

Linden Technical Institute [LTI] and New Silvercity secured contrasting wins when the Linden Town Week Secondary Schools Basketball Championships continued on Monday at the Mackenzie High School court.

BCA chief Riley lashes out at CWI over Pybus, Browne axing

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Outspoken Cricket West Indies director, Conde Riley, has slammed the regional governing body’s decision to axe the entire coaching staff of the men’s senior side ahead of the World Cup, and has warned that the sweeping personnel changes announced last week could “destabilise the whole process” heading into the ICC showpiece next month.

Clippers overcome 31-point deficit to shock Warriors

Landry Shamet buried a go-ahead three-pointer with 16.5 seconds remaining, capping a historic rally from a 31-point deficit Monday night and delivering the Los Angeles Clippers a shocking, 135-131 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 2 of their Western Conference first-round playoff series in Oakland, Calif.

Ajax eliminate Ronaldo’s Juve with scintillating display

TURIN, (Reuters) – Ajax Amsterdam followed up their elimination of Real Madrid by producing a spell-binding display of inventive, passing football to win 2-1 away to Juventus yester day and end the Serie A team’s dreams of winning the Champions League.

Barca reach semis with Messi exhibition against United

BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Lionel Messi produced another masterful Champions League performance to knock out Manchester United and fire Barcelona into the semi-finals for the first time in four years, scoring twice in a 3-0 home win yesterday.

Fit-again Roach champing at bit for UK tour

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Experienced West Indies seamer Kemar Roach is hoping for a major impact on the upcoming tours of Ireland the World Cup, after recovering from the injury which forced him out of the recent England one-day series.

Archer issues reminder ahead of England WC squad announcement

MOHALI, India, CMC – Barbadian fast bowler Jofra Archer sent one final reminder of his extraordinary talent to selectors ahead of England’s World Cup squad announcement today but it came in a losing cause as Rajasthan Royals went down by 12 runs to Chris Gayle’s Kings XI Punjab.

Barbados cricket head Riley lashes out at CWI over Pybus, Browne axing

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Outspoken Cricket West Indies director, Conde Riley, has slammed the regional governing body’s decision to axe the entire coaching staff of the men’s senior side ahead of the World Cup, and has warned that the sweeping personnel changes announced last week could “destabilise the whole process” heading into the ICC showpiece next month.

Increased stakes for ECCB/Elizabeth Styles 40-overs

US based company, Elizabeth Styles has continued its partnership with the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB), this year increasing its prize to $510,000 for the 40-overs round-robin competition which was unveiled on Saturday at the Better Hope Community Centre.

Tiger Woods’ victory in Masters a win for golf business

-Trump to reward Woods with Medal of Freedom

(Reuters) – Tiger Woods’ victory at the Masters golf tournament on Sunday, his first major victory since 2008, is expected to lift sales for sponsors, broadcasters and golf courses lucky enough to host a tournament with Woods playing.

Ogle trounces Mahaica SC by 186 runs

-Enterprise beat Strathavon by five wickets

In the latest round of the Enmore Community Centre Cricket Club/SPR Enterprise 40-overs tournament, Ogle defeated Mahaica Sports Club by 186 runs at the Ogle Ground while Enterprise eased to a five-wicket win over Strathavon on Sunday.

NSC Easter Swimming Programme launched

The National Sports Commission (NSC) yesterday launched their annual two-week Easter Swim Camp at the Colgrain Pool, Camp Street and the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal..

Winners Connection, Net-Rockers reach Mayor’s Cup semis

Winners Connection and Net-Rockers secured their berths to the semi-final round in the Linden Town Week Mayor’s Cup Football Championship, following quarterfinal wins on Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club [MSC] ground, Linden.

Joseph out of IPL after fielding incident

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Alzarri Joseph’s Indian Premier League dream ended abruptly last weekend when he picked up a season-ending injury in Mumbai Indians’ four-wicket defeat to Rajasthan Royals.

GBTI GCC down Spartans in competitive contest 

Yesterday’s  round of matches in the ongoing Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Under-20 and Second Division Developmental Leagues was relatively quiet barring the clash between GBTI GCC and GCC Bingo Spartans at the Saint Stanislaus College (SSC) ground.

Diplomats down TSC by four wickets

—Dick, Scott score centuries in MSC, GNIC clash

Diplomats recorded a thrilling win over the Transport Sports Club (TSC) in the latest round of the Noble House Seafoods second-division, two – day competition yesterday.