ICC makes significant investment in Ireland’s cricket

Chief Executive attends opening of Cricket Ireland’s new world-leading High Performance Centre

(ICC)   The International Cricket Council  Chief Executive, David Richardson attended the official opening of the new world-leading Cricket Ireland High Performance Centre yesterday in Dublin, with the International Cricket Council making significant investment into the future of Irish cricket.

T&T lift three-day title after brushing aside Jamaica

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago lifted the three-day title of the Regional Under-19 Championship when they trounced Jamaica by 10 wickets on the final day of the third and last round here yesterday.

Umroa’s 10-for unable to stop Barbados

Kevin Umroa’s first 10 wicket haul was not enough to stop Barbados from recording a slim three-wicket win over Guyana on the final day in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 three day tournament at Playing Hill Playing Field, St Vincent and the Grenadines yesterday.

Pouille outlasts Murray in Cincinnati opener

(Reuters) – Andy Murray’s comeback following hip surgery hit another roadblock yesterday after he was beaten 6-1 1-6 6-4 by France’s Lucas Pouille in the first round of the Cincinnati Open.

Chan, Hussain record best net, best gross scores

The race for the title of the Lusignan Golf Club annual champion continued at the Lusignan Golf Club this past weekend with new contender Wayne Chan defying the rain and wind to take top Best Net honors with a score of 69.

Real face up to life without Ronaldo

MADRID, (Reuters) – Following up Zinedine Zidane’s treble Champions League success with Real Madrid was always going to be a difficult job for Julen Lopetegui, but having to do it without Cristiano Ronaldo is a monumental challenge.

Hope, Reifer, hand Warriors first loss

Guyana Amazon Warriors (GAW) were handed their first loss of the season at the Providence National Stadium last night after they went down to Barbados Tridents by 30 runs in their 2018 HERO Caribbean Premier League matchup.

Thomas,Brathwaite hurt TKR as Patriots win

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Twenty20 World Cup star Carlos Brathwaite shone with both bat and ball as St Kitts and Nevis Patriots inflicted reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders with their second defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here late Saturday night.

Golden Jaguars arrive in Brazil for two-week encampment

The Golden Jaguars, Guyana’s senior national men’s football team, arrived in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil yesterday to commence their two-week period of encampment in preparation for their first match of the CONCACAF Nation’s League.

Broad propels England to victory over India

LONDON,  (Reuters) – England pace bowler Stuart Broad swept aside the India middle order batting in an inspired spell yesterday to propel his team to a crushing innings and 159 runs victory on the fourth day of the second test at Lord’s.

Guyana lead by 100 heading into final day

Defending champions, Guyana will need to take 10 wickets for less than 100 runs if they are to stay in contention of the title hunt and win their third match against Barbados in the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Under-19 tournament heading into the final day at Park Hill Playing Field, St.

Champions City are impressive winners at Arsenal

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Manchester City, who romped to Premier League success by 19 points last season, began the defence of their title with an impressive win away to an Arsenal side playing under new Spanish manager Unai Emery yesterday.

Figgy Green Jags to meet Germans in Futsal final

Tournament favourite Figgy Green Jags will oppose Germans in the final of the Mohamed’s Enterprise/ExxonMobil Futsal Tournament, following semi-final wins on Saturday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) hard-court, Linden.  

Leewards win; Barbados, T&T in sight of victories

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Leeward Islands disposed of Windward Islands inside two days while Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago were in sight of victory, on the penultimate day of the third round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday.

Superman Russell stuns TKR with amazing hundred

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Twenty20 star Andre Russell plundered an astonishing, unbeaten hundred and also grabbed a hat-trick, as he dragged Jamaica Tallawahs to a dramatic come-from-behind four-wicket victory over reigning champions Trinbago Knight Riders in a thriller here Friday night.

Tournament favourites Figgy Jags through to semis

Figgy Green Jags will oppose Quiet Storm while Germans will battle Good Fellas in the semi-finals of the Mohamed’s Enterprise/ExxonMobil Futsal tournament following quarterfinal wins on Friday.

Buxton United, Western Tigers draw 1-1

With less than 40 persons viewing at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora, Buxton United held Western Tigers to a 1-1 draw, when the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League continued on Friday.

Australian Smith backs Tridents to deliver

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – Former Australia Test captain Steve Smith has backed Barbados Tridents to break their three-year title drought and win this year’s Caribbean Premier League.

Rose Ramdehol, Hetmyer, Green donate to Shaheed Orphanage 

As a gesture to mark their one-year anniversary as Honda Distributors in the Caribbean, the management of Rose Ramdehol Auto Spares, in the presence of Amazon Warriors players, Shimron Hetmyer and Chris Green, made a sterling contribution of school supplies to the Shaheed Orphanage in Georgetown, yesterday. 

Sparta Boss to tackle Tiger Bay in grand finale

All roads will lead to the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue tonight,  when Sparta Boss battles Tiger Bay in the finale of the GT-Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Championship.

Inaugural Lucozade/ICool 11-stage cycling on today

As the cycling season continues to gain momentum, beverage giants, Ansa McAl, through their non-alcoholic brands, Lucozade and ICool have collaborated with National Cycling Coach, Hassan Mohammed, to bring the inaugural run of the brands’ 11-stage cycling programme today.

Griffith rising in the Coaching ranks

-Focused on developing cricket in Guyana

It has been just over a decade since Rayon Griffith played his final first-class match for Guyana which ended with a five-wicket loss against Barbados. 

St Lucia Stars face Warriors at home

St. Lucia Stars will have their hands full when they come up against a Guyana Amazon Warriors on their home turf, the Providence National Stadium this afternoon in the fourth match of the 2018 HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL).

Anderson does the damage as India rolled out for 107

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Jimmy Anderson showed he remains a deadly proposition in English conditions taking 5-20 as England bowled out India for a miserly 107 on the second day of the second test at Lord’s.

Advantage Tennis Academy Launches

National Men’s Open Tennis Champion Anthony Downes has returned from St, Vincent where he was successful in attaining his International Tennis Federation Level 1 certification.

Guyana girls maul Curacao 6-0

Guyana ended their CONCACAF Girls U15 football championships on a positive note, mauling Curacao 6-0 yesterday at the IMG Academy, Florida, USA.

Taylor half-century helps Storm stretch lead

LONDON, CMC – West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor struck her first half-century of the Blast Twenty20 tournament in a strong all-round performance as she helped fire Western Storm to an emphatic 76-run victory over Lancashire Thunder.

Barbados and Jamaica romp to easy victories

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Both Barbados and Jamaica expectedly recorded comfortable victories against the Leeward and Windward Islands respectively on the final day of play in the second round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship here on Thursday.

Thirteen Dans awarded at Association do Shotokan Karate grading exercise

Last Sunday, thirteen karatekas were successful in achieving black belt promotions when the head of International Karate Daigaku, 9th Dan Shuseki Shihan, Frank Woon-A-Tai conducted grading exercises for the Association do Shotokan Karate – Guyana, at the YMCA, Thomas Lands.  

GFF announces Train and Play squad for Brazilian tour

- 17 member management team included

With less than three days remaining before they depart local shores for South American giant Brazil, the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has officially released their ‘Train and Play’ squad for the two week trip.

Winners row for Ol Skool Ballers, Tiger Bay, Alexander Village, Broad St

Guinness Cage Street-ball Championship

Defending champion Ol Skool Ballers upset Sparta Boss, while Tiger Bay, Back Circle, Alexander Village and Broad Street secured wins over East Coast Demerara teams, when the Second Guinness Cage Street-ball Championship commenced on Wednesday.

Figgy Green Jags edge Silver Bullets 2 – 1

Figgy Green Jags, Good Fellas, Amelia’s Ward Russians, Germans and Quiet Storm secured their respective quarterfinal berths, when the Mohamed’s Enterprise/ExxonMobil Futsal Tournament continued on Wednesday.

Knight Riders Munro and Ramdin plunder Stars

CPL Opener

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- Swashbuckling knocks from Colin Munro and Denesh Ramdin propelled defending champions Trinbago Knight Riders to a record-breaking total and a comfortable 100-run win over the St Lucia Stars in the opening match of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) here on Wednesday.