Federer downs Zverev in ‘generation game’

LONDON, (Reuters) – Roger Federer marched into the semi-finals at the ATP Finals once again yesterday but he made hard work of the task before finally prevailing 7-6(6) 5-7 6-1 in a high-quality battle of the generations with Germany’s Alexander Zverev.

Cavaliers storms back from 24-point deficit to beat Knicks

(The Sports Xchange) – LeBron James had 23 points and came one rebound short of a triple-double as the Cleveland Cavaliers stormed back from a 24-point deficit to defeat the host New York Knicks 104-101 on Monday night at Madison Square Garden.

Lawrence praises Grenada, T&T comeback

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, and CMC – Dennis Lawrence has praised Grenada’s development and his own side’s tenacity, following a thrilling 2-2 draw in their international friendly here last weekend.

Pollard 50 outshines Brathwaite’s in Dynamites win

DHAKA, Bangladesh,  CMC – Kieron Pollard’s match-winning half-century trumped Carlos Brathwaite’s career-best maiden Twenty20 fifty, as Dhaka Dynamites rallied to beat Khulna Titans by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.

‘Wiser’ England ready for Australian aggression, says Root

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – England were caught out by Australia’s aggression during the ill-fated 2013/14 Ashes campaign but captain Joe Root says they are fully prepared for short-pitched bowling and on-field chatter when the series kicks off in Brisbane next week.

GFF Elite League receives Church’s Chicken sponsorship

Camex Restaurant Incorporated (CRI), under its Church’s Chicken Brand, continued its support of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Elite League by donating an undisclosed sum towards the staging of the tournament’s third season.

Futsal Christmas Classic launch today

The inaugural Magnum ‘Tek Charge and Win’, Futsal Christmas Classic will be officially launched today at the Windjammer International Hotel & Cuisine, Queen Street, Kitty at 11:00hrs.

ICC to wait on CWI recommendations after inspection tour winds up

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Cricket’s World governing body, the ICC, will now await recommendations from Cricket West Indies, after an inspection team wrapped up their tour of venues across the region, in preparation for next year’s Women’s Twenty20 World Cup.

Gayle snubbed in auction but Bravo brothers snapped up

LAHORE, Pakistan, CMC – West Indies superstar Chris Gayle was stunningly overlooked in Sunday’s Pakistan Super League draft as brothers Dwayne and Darren Bravo both landed contracts for the third edition of the tournament scheduled for the first quarter of next year.

Stunned Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden qualify

MILAN, (Reuters) – Italian football boss Carlo Tavecchio said recently that failure to qualify for the World Cup would be the apocalypse and his worst fears came true yesterday as they missed out on the finals for the first time in 60 years.

Celtics edge Raptors for 12th straight win

(The Sports Xchange) -The Boston Celtics, playing without Kyrie Irving, hung on for their 12th straight victory on Sunday, beating the Toronto Raptors 95-94.

Goffin puts Nadal out of his misery, Dimitrov wins

LONDON, (Reuters) – The spirit was as strong as ever but Rafael Nadal’s troublesome knee failed him in the end as the Spaniard quit the ATP Finals after a painful defeat by Belgium’s David Goffin yesterday.

Underdogs Jaguars face steep task against Soca Warriors

The national football team known as the Golden Jaguars will start as underdogs today when they lock horns with arch-rival Trinidad and Tobago’s national team known as the Soca Warriors at the Ato Bolton stadium in an International Friendly.

Red Force on Jaguars heels after massive win

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force are now nipping at the heels of leaders Guyana Jaguars, after their big win in the third round of the Regional Four-Day Championship last weekend.

Netrockers still unbeaten after edging Botofago

Netrockers maintained their undefeated run in the Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) 2017/2018 Senior League, edging Botofago 3-2 Sunday at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground, Linden.

Carter hits century but Pride have late victory bid thwarted

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Left-hander Jonathan Carter struck his fourth first class century but Barbados Pride’s late victory surge came to nothing as Jamaica Scorpions held on to force a stalemate in their day/night third round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship here Sunday night.

Fruta Conquerors crowned Big Four champs!

Fruta Conquerors were crowned the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Big Four Champions’, edging Elite League winner, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) 1-0 Sunday at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora.