The 16 teams that will compete in the fifth edition of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara Championship, have been identified.
Guyana Jaguars solidified their spot at the top of the West Indies Championships with their fourth consecutive win after they defeated Windward Islands Volcanoes by eight wickets at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
Asks Dr Rudi Webster MS Dhoni, the former captain of Team India, once told me that the principal difference between the good performer or the good organization and the others is the interval between mistakes.
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – An emotional Andy Murray kicks off his Australian Open campaign against Spaniard Roberto Bautista Agut in the night session at Melbourne Park today in what could well be the final match of the Scot’s glittering career.
LONDON, (Reuters) – David de Gea’s wonder show at Tottenham Hotspur yesterday led Manchester United’s interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to claim the Spaniard might be the club’s best keeper ever.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Leg-spinner Imran Khan snatched five wickets as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force piled further misery on Jamaica Scorpions with a 157-run victory early on the final day of their fourth round match here yesterday.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa need seven more wickets to win the third test at the Wanderers and sweep the series after Pakistan were 153 for three wickets at the close of play yesterday, still 228 runs short of a daunting winning target.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Tottenham Hotspur’s Premier League title ambitions suffered a major blow as Marcus Rashford’s goal gave Manchester United a 1-0 victory at Wembley yesterday to maintain caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s perfect start.
Blake Griffin took advantage of the first opportunity to show his former fans what they’re missing, scoring 44 points on Saturday afternoon to lead the visiting Detroit Pistons to a 109-104 victory against the Los Angeles Clippers.
(BBC) Australia’s Cameron Bancroft hit an unbeaten 87 off 61 balls to help Perth Scorchers to victory over Sydney Sixers in the Twenty20 Big Bash League (BBL).
Strutting to a first place finish in her debut outing at the National Senior Bodybuilding Championships last year, Ms.
Everest Cricket Club (ECC) began the season with a crushing 223-run win over the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) yesterday in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), New Building Society (NBS) second-division 40-overs tournament.
Guyana’s national U19 Indoor Development Hockey Team, Supernova, clinched third place in the University of the West Indies (UWI) Indoor Tournament which ended last evening at the UWI Sports and Physical Education Centre (SPEC) indoor facility in Trinidad and Tobago.
(Reuters) – India’s part-time off-spinner Ambati Rayudu has been reported for a suspect bowling action during the first one-day international against Australia in Sydney, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – All-rounder Vijay Shankar and batsman Shubman Gill will replace the suspended KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya in India’s limited overs team, the Indian cricket board (BCCI) has said.
The Windward Islands Volcanoes, forced to follow-on, were 167-3 in their second innings at the close of the third day’s play of their fourth-round Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional four-day match against the Guyana Jaguars at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
Regional 10 Chairman, Renis Morian has committed to replacing the basketball backboard for the McKenzie Sports Complex which was damaged recently.
Guyanese Trenace Lowe, who won a bronze medal in the women’s singles event at last year’s 60th Caribbean championship in Jamaica, is eager change the colour of her medal in 2019.
Guyana’s national under -19 indoor developmental hockey team, Supernova, was made to work on the penultimate day of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Indoor Tournament, currently underway in Trinidad and Tobago where they encountered a draw, a defeat and a win to complete their group matches.
Defending champions, the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the University of Guyana (UG), yesterday notched up wins in the season opener of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), New Building Society (NBS) second division 40-overs tournament.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Paceman Jhye Richardson took four for 26 as Australia finally gave their fans something to smile about with a 34-run victory over India in the first one-day international yesterday despite a magnificent 133 from Rohit Sharma.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran lashed a whirlwind half-century but it went in vain as Sylhet Sixers crashed to a 32-run defeat to star-studded leaders Dhaka Dynamites in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.
West Indies test batsman Shimron Hetmyer has decided to sponsor a cricket competition in Berbice.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Caribbean Premier League organisers and Cricket West Indies have settled on a stable window for the popular Twenty20 championship, which will see it continue to be played in August and September for the next five years.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Another destructive spell from Nikita Miller was topped by crucial strikes from fellow left-arm bowlers Khary Pierre and Daniel St.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – South Africa’s fiery seamer Duanne Olivier took five wickets as the hosts powered into the ascendancy on day two of the third and final test against an outgunned Pakistan at the Wanderers yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder has labelled the upcoming England Test tour as a “big series” and says he hopes his side can replicate the fight they showed on their fierce rivals’ last tour of the Caribbean four years ago when they drew the three-match series.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul’s protracted century, Trevon Griffith’s spectacular slip fielding, along with a deadly spell from Keemo Paul, gave the Guyana Jaguars the upper hand at the close of the second day of their fourth-round, Cricket West Indies (CWI) four-day clash against the Windward Islands Volcanoes at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.
Senior Organising Secretary of the Georgetown Dominoes Association, the ever popular Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire’s birth anniversary dominoes competition will commence tomorrow at the New Turning Point Sports Bar.
The Guyana Hockey Board’s (GHB) National Under – 19 Development Team, Supernova, began the University of West Indies (UWI) Indoor championship on a winning note by defeating Norte Dame on Thursday evening, in the Twin Island Republic.
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) – Vernon Philander took two wickets in as many balls to leave Pakistan on 17 for two wickets at the end of the first day of the third test after they had rallied earlier yesterday and bowled hosts South Africa out for 262.
DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 star, Kieron Pollard, lashed a now rare half-century to end a poor run of form, as his Dhaka Dynamites edged Chris Gayle’s Rangpur Riders by two runs in a last-over thriller in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies skipper Jason Holder yesterday underscored the importance of the regional fan base, as he took time out from his schedule to greet supporters at Kensington Oval.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Fifteen wickets tumbled but Trinidad and Tobago Red Force emerged with the edge over Jamaica Scorpions, on day two of the fourth round contest between the two bottom-placed teams in the Regional First Class Championship here yesterday.
As customary, the Kennard Memorial Turf Club (KMTC) will kick off its calendar of activities with the traditional Post Phagwah Horse race meet.
SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Indian cricketers KL Rahul and Hardik Pandya have been suspended pending an inquiry into comments they made about women on a television show this week, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said yesterday.
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – One of the two remaining directors of Grenada Invitational Inc, Karline Purcell, has confirmed that all outstanding payments to athletes have been settled and the company is presently in the process of finalising details to apply for permission to host the 2019 games.
LaMarcus Aldridge poured in a career-high 56 points, and Derrick White had a huge bucket, a blocked shot and a steal late in the second overtime as the San Antonio Spurs outlasted the visiting Oklahoma City Thunder 154-147 on Thursday.
A dominating century from wicketkeeper-batsman Anthony Bramble solidified Guyana Jaguars’ dominance as they closed on 307-6 at the end of day one against Windward Islands Volcanoes in the fourth round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Four-Day tournament at Providence yesterday.
(Reuters) – Police in Nevada have formally asked Italian authorities to obtain a DNA sample from Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo in the investigation of accusations that he raped a woman a decade ago in Las Vegas, police said yesterday.
The 2019 cricket season is set to bowl off tomorrow in Georgetown with several headline fixtures set to ignite cricket once again following a break due to the holiday season.
The 2nd edition of the Magnum Mash Futsal Championship will officially commence on February 1st at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
The Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ West Demerara/East Bank Demerara playoff round will kick-off on Sunday at the Pouderoyen Tarmac from 9:00am.
Usual suspects, Emanuel Archibald, Leslain Baird and Kenisha Phillips were among the standout performers when the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) staged its first development meet of the 2019 season on Wednesday evening at the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ground.
VALENCIA, (Reuters) – Barcelona’s recent iron grip on the Copa del Rey came under threat as they lost 2-1 at Levante in their last-16 first leg tie yesterday after resting a host of first team regulars, including Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.
MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Andy Murray will be retiring this year because of the severe pain from his troublesome right hip with next week’s Australian Open potentially his last tournament as a professional, the former world number one said today.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies directors, Enoch Lewis and Conde Riley, have sparred publicly over the recent choice of Richard Pybus for senior men’s head coach, further increasing the rancour surrounding the Englishman’s appointment less than two weeks before the opening Test against England.
Arguably Guyana’s most active and visible Table Tennis Club, Titans TTC, is set to embark on another bold initiative when it hosts its inaugural two-day ‘Mental Toughness’ seminar on January 13 and 20.
CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – South Africa have named uncapped batsman Rassie van der Dussen in their 14-man squad for the first two contests of the five-match home one-day international series against Pakistan as they explore options ahead of the World Cup later this year.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Legendary former captain Clive Lloyd has lamented the snubbing of fellow West Indies icon, Desmond Haynes, for the post of men’s head coach, and says it is unfortunate that great former players continued to be ignored for the position.