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.

GFF owes ‘Elite League’ refs too

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has not paid referees their officiating fees for the entirety of Elite League Season III which concluded on September 23rd, as well as for several matches in Season II.

Brathwaite all-round fireworks too much for Pride

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 captain Carlos Brathwaite warmed up for next month’s tour of India with a scintillating Man-of-the-Match all-round performance as Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners stunned Barbados Pride by seven wickets here Wednesday.

Pant gets ODI call-up against West Indies, Kohli back as captain

(Reuters) – Wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant could make his one-day international debut for India after he was picked in their 14-man squad for the first two matches against West Indies, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said yesterday.

Holder defends Windies as second Test trial awaits

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder on Wednesday launched a passionate defence of his side in the wake of heavy criticism following the Rajkot defeat last week, as the embattled Caribbean side prepared to face India in the second Test here starting tomorrow.

Spartans dominate opening night of GHB junior nationals 

—Klautky scores two hat tricks on opening night 

The Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) Junior National Indoor Hockey Championships commenced last evening with Bingo Spartans leading the way with commanding opening wins in two different age group categories at the National Gymnasium.   

Sinclair cousins lead Albion to BCB/Raffik Construction 100-ball title

Cousins and national U19 cricketers Junior and Kevin Sinclair combined with both bat and ball to comfortably secure the inaugural Berbice Cricket Board/ Raffik Construction 100-ball second division title for Rose Hall Town Bakewell  with a six-wicket win over Albion at Tamarind Root Ground, Hampshire Berbice yesterday.

Banks Beer/ Enmore CCCC 100-ball tournament launched

At a simple ceremony at the historic Enmore Community Centre Cricket Club (CCCC), a collaboration was formed to see the club, sponsored by beverage giants, Banks DIH Limited, under the flagship Banks Beer brand, host a 100-balls tournament with action beginning this weekend.

Returns from hosting 3×3 tournament immeasurable

—GABF president Nigel Hinds

With Guyana scheduled to host the IBF Under-18 Antilles 3×3 Basketball Championships from October 19th-21st, Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation [GABF] President Nigel Hinds, sat down with Stabroek Sports to discuss the impact of staging the prestigious championships.  

GCC U17s brush aside Bel Air Rubis, MYO

The Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) got off to a commendable start in the Georgetown Cricket Association/ Friends of Cricket 100 overs tournament clobbering Bel Air Rubis by 270 runs in round one before beating Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) by five wickets.

Cooper, Henry back for Windies title defence

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Stroke-maker Britney Cooper has been recalled for West Indies’ defence of their ICC Twenty20 Women’s World Cup title, in a 15-member squad announced yesterday.

Barnwell, Reifer safely see off Canada challenge

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Evergreen all-rounder Chris Barnwell agonisingly missed out on a maiden List A hundred as Guyana Jaguars picked up their second win of the Regional Super50 by easily brushing aside minnows Canada by seven wickets here Tuesday night.

Rain ruins Volcanoes victory bid

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Rain robbed Windward Islands Volcanoes of valuable points as their Group B match against Windies B finished in a disappointing no-result at Queen’s Park Oval here Tuesday night.

Prince Ali focusing on football mission outside FIFA and AFC

LONDON, (Reuters) – Former FIFA vice president Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan is not planning a return to the frontline of football politics, even with presidential elections for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and FIFA taking place next year.

Caribbean cricket crisis…..

Overhaul required to make Windies great again: Ganga

RAJKOT, India,  CMC – Ex-Test opener Daren Ganga says West Indies’ heavy defeat in the first Test last week was another stern reminder of the crisis in Caribbean cricket, and that cricket in the region was in need of a structural overhaul.

Campbell half-century keeps Scorpions unbeaten

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Opener John Campbell’s half-century was enough to see Jamaica Scorpions to their third straight win in as many matches, as they trounced minnows USA Cricket by seven wickets in the Regional Super50 here Monday.

Joseph pleased with showing in 2018

— Looking forward to 2019

Senior national squash player, Nyron Joseph is pleased with his showing in 2018 following his herculean effort on Sunday to recapture the Lucozade Handicap Squash title which brought the curtain down on senior squash tournaments for the year at the Georgetown Club Squash court.