Fancied Bangalore pay price for brittle middle order

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Individual brilliance notwithstanding, cricket remains a team sport and the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore discovered that the hard way as they exited the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff race after yet another middle-order meltdown.

DeNobrega in the money again

-bests quality field in thrilling sprint finish

Paul DeNobrega has a knack for winning big money races. A multiple champion in Guyana’s most lucrative cycle events, the Ounce of Gold and the Digicel Breast Cancer road races, DeNobrega added to his bank account one again yesterday by carting off the spoils of the inaugural Team Alanis-organized Pre-Independence fixture to his resume.

Forde tightlipped on investigation

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Boss Wayne Forde, remains tight-lipped on the status of the investigation launched into the behavior of Executive Committee Member Keith O’Jeer.

Full series still on schedule, assures Grave

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies chief executive, Johnny Grave, says no decision has been taken to reduce matches for Sri Lanka’s three-Test tour of the Caribbean.

Cavs blow out Celtics 116-86, cut series deficit to 2-1

(Reuters) LeBron James finished with 27 points and 12 assists as the host Cleveland Cavaliers sprung to life with a 116-86 win against the Boston Celtics in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday night.

Windies trio out of IPL after Kings, XI lose

DELHI, India,  CMC – Chris Gayle’s involvement in this year’s Indian Premier League came to an unflattering end on Sunday, when he failed yet again as Kings XI Punjab crashed to a five-wicket defeat to Dwayne Bravo’s Chennai Super Kings.

Fancied Bangalore pay price for brittle middle order

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Individual brilliance notwithstanding, cricket remains a team sport and the fancied Royal Challengers Bangalore discovered that the hard way as they exited the Indian Premier League (IPL) playoff race after yet another middle-order meltdown.

Britton, Greaves, Van Lange capture titles at GTTA National c/ships

Fresh off their Commonwealth Games experience, Guyana’s Shemar Britton and Priscilla Greaves captured the boys and girls’ 21 years-and-under titles at the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) senior national championships at the National Gymnasium yesterday.

Diamond Secondary, Chase Academy win district titles

Diamond Secondary thrashed Friendship Secondary by 65 runs to win the East Bank Zone while Chase Academic Foundation snatched a 28-run win over North Georgetown Secondary (HGS) to win the Georgetown district title at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday in the 2017/2018 Guyana Cricket Board/ Demerara Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited/ National Sport Commission/National Secondary School Cricket League (GCB/DMLAS/NSC/NSSCL).

Plaisance Secondary schools School of the Nations 100-21

Plaisance Secondary blew out School of the Nations’ 100-21 in the U19 division when the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) ‘Regional Conference’ continued on Friday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.

KKR clinches playoff berth with win over Sunrisers

(IPL) The Kolkata Knight Riders became the third team to secure a playoff berth in VIVO IPL 2018 after they defeated the table toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in their final league stage match of the season yesterday.

Chelsea edge Man United in Cup final

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Eden Hazard’s first-half penalty proved decisive as Chelsea salvaged their season by beating Manchester United 1-0 in the FA Cup final in what is widely expected to be manager Antonio Conte’s swansong yesterday.

Justify claims Preakness, eyes Triple Crown

(Reuters) – Unbeaten Justify pulled away in the fog to win the Preakness Stakes yesterday, as the Kentucky Derby winner set the stage for a Triple Crown bid next month.

Alzarri Joseph nearing return to action

Promising Windies fast bowler Alzarri Joseph has reportedly responded well to his rehabilitation programme for a stress fracture in his back and is now working on changes that will hopefully ensure there is no recurrence of the injury.

Delhi Daredevils upsets Chennai

(IPL) Wooden spoon holders Delhi Daredevils gave their fans reason to cheer after they defeated the Chennai Super Kings by 34 runs last evening.

Hope, Annandale through to REO semis

Annandale Secondary will clash with Hope Secondary in the semifinal of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC)/Devcon Construction/ Lloyd Britton/Regional Executive Officer (REO) Inter-Secondary Schools knockout competition after rain washed out yesterday’s match between Annandale and Bladen Hall Secondary.