Plaisance Guardians clip Eagles 84-78

-in U23 basketball

Plaisance Guardians and University of Guyana [UG] Trojans, secured wins in the U23 section, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] ‘League Championship’ continued on Saturday.

Jaguars scent victory after subduing Volcanoes

Regional four-day cricket tournament

Half centuries from Tagenarine Chanderpaul, Clinton Pestano and Christopher Barnwell cemented Guyana Jaguars’ dominance of their first round clash against Windward Island Volcanoes with a lead of 294 runs heading into the final day of the first round of the Cricket West Indies Regional Four-Day tournament needing eight wickets to win.

GCC in sight of first innings points

Noble House Seafood two-day cricket tourney

Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) were spurred to a controlling position against Police Sports Club on the back of a six-wicket haul from Bernard Bailey on day one of the Georgetown Cricket Association/Noble House Seafood two-day second division final at the GCC ground yesterday.

Windies focussed on showcasing brand

West Indies/Bangladesh ODI series

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Stand-in skipper Rovman Powell believes West Indies can turn the page on their wretched Test series outing by flaunting their true Caribbean identity in the three-match One-Day International series starting here today.

The backseat return of the K&S Organisation?

It has been confirmed and reported that it was the Kashif & Shanghai (K&S) Organisation and not the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) that applied to ExxonMobil for sponsorship for the upcoming GFF/ExxonMobil International Futsal Competition.

Grove Hi-Tech, Agricola Red Triangle, Timehri Panthers crush opponents

EBFA/Ralph Green Under-11 Football League

Grove Hi-Tech, Agricola Red Triangle and Timehri Panthers triumphed over their opponents when the East Bank Football Association (EBFA)/Ralph Green Under-11 League continued yesterday at the Diamond Community Centre ground.

Top swimmers challenge FINA with lawsuit

(Reuters) – Three world-class swimmers have filed a lawsuit in the United States, challenging what they allege is the monopoly world governing body FINA has over the control of international competitions.

Police triumph over Hopetown-A

GT-Beer 8-a-side football

Defending champion Georgetown Police and No. 5 village secured contrasting wins when the second annual GT-Beer 8-a-side Football Championship continued on Friday at the All-Saints ground.

North Georgetown to face West Ruimveldt in final

A new champion will be crowned in the Smalta Girls Pee Wee Football Championship after North Georgetown eliminated holder South Ruimveldt 1-0 in their semi-final clash yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Pujara, Rahane push India lead to 275 runs in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane posted half-centuries in a telling 87-run stand to help propel India to an ominous 275-run lead at lunch on day four of the first test today.

CAS rejects Boca appeal to suspend Libertadores final

BUENOS AIRES, (Reuters) – Boca Juniors’ last-minute attempt to suspend today’s Copa Libertadores final against River Plate was rejected by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday, clearing the way for the decisive match to take place in Madrid.

Guyana continues dominance

Caribbean Boxing Championships

-as Allicock, McKenzie, Niles, Farley win on night two Guyana’s dominance of the Caribbean Boxing Championships (CBC) continued last night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and the locals are poised to regain the coveted country trophy.

WI cricket in danger, needs protection, says Grange

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange has likened West Indies cricket to an element of cultural heritage that is in danger and in need of protection. 

Hamilton collects F1 trophy and eager for more

ST PETERSBURG, Russia,  (Reuters) – Lewis Hamilton looked forward to more success with Mercedes after collecting his fifth Formula One world champion’s trophy at the governing FIA’s gala awards yesterday.

Stokes and Hales fined but free to play for England

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Cricketers Ben Stokes and Alex Hales were fined yesterday for their involvement in a nightclub altercation but were cleared to play for England after match bans were either suspended or declared served.

Windies confirmed to play in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – West Indies have been confirmed to play in Ireland next summer, as part of a major international men’s schedule in which 16 international fixtures will be played around Ireland in 2019.

Pestano, Johnson put Guyana in command

Regional four-day first round

A four- wicket haul from Clinton Pestano and a half century from Leon Johnson saw the Guyana Jaguars in control of their first-round clash yesterday against Windward Island Volcanoes after establishing a 152-run lead at the end of day two of the Cricket West Indies Regional four-day first round at the Darren Sammy Stadium, St.

Barnwell, Nedd, Beaton win major DCC awards 

The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) on Wednesday evening hosted a year-end award, the first under President Roger Harper’s current tenure to reward its players for stellar performance this year.   

Some Den Amstel players threatening boycott over monies owed by GFF

Super 16 Year-end Football Championship

Several players from Den Amstel FC have threatened to boycott the Stag Beer Super 16 Year-end Football Championship if they are not paid monies and matchday stipends owed by the Guyana Football Federation [GFF} for the concluded Elite League.  

Injured Russell looking forward to World CUP

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – After missing the T20I series India due to injury, West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell says he is working on recovering in time to compete in the 2019 Men’s Cricket World Cup in England.

WBC sanctions direct rematch between Wilder and Fury

(Reuters) – The World Boxing Council has given its approval for a “direct rematch” between its heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder of the United States and Britain’s Tyson Fury, who fought to a draw in Los Angeles last weekend.

Guyana bowled out for 224 versus Windwards

A half century from West Indies test player, Vishaul Singh was the backbone of Guyana’s innings on the opening day of their clash yesterday against Windward Islands Volcanoes who are trailing by 192 runs at the Darren Sammy Stadium in St.

Amsterdam, Murray lead Guyana’s charge on opening night

Caribbean Boxing Championships

The Caribbean Boxing Championships got off to an explosive start last night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with the host winning five of the six international bouts on the 10-fight card.

Pujara scores century but India bowled out for 250

ADELAIDE (Reuters) – Ishant Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin removed Australia’s openers to leave the home side vulnerable at 57 for two at lunch on day two of the first test yesterday after India were bowled out for 250 underpinned by a century from Cheteshwar Pujara.

GFC, Northern Rangers for Turbo football finale

Georgetown Football Club [GFC] and Northern Rangers will contest the finale of the Turbo Knockout Football Championship, following semi-final wins yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Leeds win highlight of Windies tenure: Law

-says player fitness is an issue

LONDON,  CMC — Three months after he announced his resignation as West Indies head coach, Stuart Law has been reflecting on his tenure at the regional side, pointing to the Windies’ first Test victory over England in 17 years as the highlight of his tenure.

Powell not surprised at captaincy

KINGSTON, Jamaica  CMC – Two years after making his international debut,  Jamaican all-rounder Rovman Powell has been appointed to captain the West Indies in the upcoming three-match One-Day International series in Bangladesh.  

Williamson and Nicholls dig in to put Kiwis on top

(Reuters) – Skipper Kane Williamson cracked an unbeaten century as New Zealand took a valuable 198-run lead against Pakistan on day four of the third and final test in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

Windies lose warm-up behind Tamim, Sarkar centuries

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Hundreds by Tamim Iqbal and Soumya Sarkar trumped half-centuries from Shai Hope and Roston Chase, as West Indies lost their tour match by 51 runs under Duckworth-Lewis-Stern here yesterday.

GFF conducts draw for Super 16 tourney

The Guyana Football Federation [GFF], conducted its official tournament draw yesterday at their Section-K Campbellville office, for the Stag Beer Super 16 Football Championship.

Larry Gomes laments fall of Windies

BRIDGETOWN,  CMC West Indies veteran Larry Gomes, has added his voice to the latest round of criticism levelled against the Caribbean side following their recent defeats in Bangladesh and India.

Guyana’s hockey on the rise – GHB president

-expects larger participation from North America next year

President of the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB), Philip Fernandes, has praised the local contingent for their outstanding performance at the recently concluded, Diamond Mineral Water Indoor Hockey Tournament.

Hope urges consistency from batsmen ahead of ODI series

DHAKA,  CMC – Strokemaker Shai Hope believes West Indies can turn the page on their nightmare Test series against Bangladesh with a good showing in the upcoming one-day series but says the Caribbean side will have to show more consistency.

Azhar and Shafiq hit tons as Pakistan take control of decider

(Reuters) – Centuries by Azhar Ali and Asad Shafiq helped Pakistan overhaul New Zealand’s total of 274 but a lower-order collapse saw their lead restricted to 74 on day three of the third and final test in Abu Dhabi yesterday.

Jaguars in `good spirits’ – Griffith

-as they seek to extend four-day domination

As the Guyana Jaguars embark on their quest for a record-levelling fifth consecutive Cricket West Indies Regional Four-Day title, consistency and continued domination are the key focus points for the defending champions.