Rising chess star Chelsea Juma has received sponsorship from De Sinco Trading through its Milex Brand to attend the upcoming CARIFTA chess tournament in Curacao from April 18-23.
Centuries from Mitra Dhanraj, Saeed Persaud and Brandon Jaikarran highlighted the latest round of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), Noble House Seafoods Generation Next 100-over U-19 tournament in a contest between ECO Champs and Queen’s College at Gandhi Youth Organisation ground on Saturday last.
Peter Persaud got his aim spot on during the Guyana National Rifle Association (NRA) recent first Record Shoot at the Timehri Rifle Ranges at Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke-Linden Highway.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Jamaica Cricket Association has distanced itself from the stance taken by three territorial cricket boards, and will host Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful Ricky Skerritt and running mate, Dr Kishore Shallow, in a meeting here today.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies presidential candidate, Ricky Skerritt, has debunked the idea that West Indies’ recent success against England can be credited solely to president Dave Cameron’s leadership.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – Whirlwind knocks from captain Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard both went in vain as Peshawar Zalmi crashed to a 10-run loss to Quetta Gladiators, in the first eliminator of the Pakistan Super League here yesterday.
History will be made on Saturday when the cream of the nation’s bikers transform the streets of Bartica into their personal battle ground for lucrative prizes.
Band Room and A-Division-A will face-off in the final of the Guyana Police Force [GPF] Inter-Division/Branch 5-Aside Football Championship, following semi-final wins on Tuesday.
Guyana have been edged out of making the main-draw at the World Junior Lawn Tennis U–14 championships in the Dominican Republic.
TURIN, Italy, (Reuters) – Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a hat-trick against his favourite opponents Atletico Madrid as the Italians overturned a two-goal first-leg deficit to win 3-0 and reach the Champions League quarter-finals yesterday.
(Reuters) – Rampant Manchester City demolished a woeful Schalke 7-0 to complete a 10-2 aggregate win and become the third English side into the quarter-finals of the Champions League yesterday.
The Utah Jazz announced Tuesday that they have permanently banned a fan who engaged in “inappropriate interaction” with Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook during Monday’s game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City.
With less than 11 days remaining before their must-win clash with Belize in the CONCACAF Nations League, the Golden Jaguars will depart local shores on Friday for Suriname to battle the host in an international friendly on Saturday.
Head Coach of the Guyana Senior Women’s team, Bharat Mangru, believes the team has a mixture of youthful and experienced players as they hunt their maiden Cricket West Indies Regional 50-overs and T20 Blaze titles.
The South Essequibo Cricket Committee Round Robin T20 competition continued over the weekend with Rising Stars’ captain Latchman Rohit smashing a century to lead his side to a 170-run victory over Jaguars Over 40 while United Warriors defeated Top Shatter by four wickets in another fixture.
East Bank crushed West Demerara by 191 runs while East Coast coasted past Georgetown by 42 runs as the first round of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) Under-17 Inter-Association tournament got underway yesterday.
The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA]/Lets Bet Sports, knockout tournament will officially commence on Friday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael Streets.
Presidential Guard will face-off with Band-Room, while F-Division will tackle A-Division-A in the semi-final round of the Guyana Police Force [GPF] Inter-Division/Branch 5-Aside Football Championship, following quarterfinal wins on Monday.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Captain Jason Holder says he is pleased with the development shown by West Indies ahead of the World Cup and hopes to use the Tri-Nations Series in Ireland to put the finishing touches on preparations for the showpiece.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is a doubt for the third test of the Bangladesh series after suffering a torn pectoral muscle in the innings and 12-run second test win in Wellington.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Regardless of the outcome of today’s series decider against Australia, India are already counting Vijay Shankar’s rise as a handy, nerveless all-rounder as one of their gains from the five-match series against the world champions.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A productive recent meeting with the International Cricket Council’s chief executive, Dave Richardson, has left chairman of CARICOM’s subcommittee on cricket, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves, hopeful that Cricket West Indies governance reform can he pushed through in the near future.
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) has called out the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) for their “non-selection” of Subrina Munroe for the Guyana Senior Female team.
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, (Reuters) – Veteran batsman Hashim Amla has pulled out of the South African One-Day International squad to play Sri Lanka for family reasons, granting a reprieve for opener Reeza Hendricks who had been dropped for the final two matches of the series.
The Guyana Jaguars find themselves in an unfamiliar position of having to wait on the outcome of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes against a strengthened Barbados Pride side in the final match of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional Four-Day Championships next week to know whether they will be five-time champions.
Guyana’s 2019 beach volleyball champs Juan Velazquez and Vance Harding yesterday departed Guyana to participate in the South America beach games in Argentina from March 11-18, 2019.
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – Ross Taylor achieved a long-held ambition by surpassing mentor Martin Crowe on the all-time century list when he scored 200 as New Zealand remained on course to force a result in the rain-affected second test against Bangladesh yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – After a roller-coaster summer when he was dropped from the Australian test side and ignored in the limited-overs formats, Peter Handscomb is inching closer to cementing a spot for this year’s 50-over World Cup.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Hashim Amla, JP Duminy and Aiden Markram all return to South Africa’s squad for the last two One Day Internationals against Sri Lanka as Cricket South Africa make changes with an eye on World Cup selection.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Cricket West Indies presidential hopeful, Ricky Skerritt, believes the current administration has immersed itself in unnecessary conflict to the detriment of cricket development across the region.
Following the completion of the launch pad last year at the South Dakota Circuit to the tune of $12.5M, the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) has now embarked on the construction of the connecting road to the pad.
Three local youngsters departed Guyana Saturday to participate in the 2019 World Junior Lawn Tennis Under – 14 Tournament in Santa Domingo, the Dominican Republic.
Long-serving member David Fernandes was re-elected to serve as president of the Guyana Squash Association (GSA).
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Skipper Jason Holder says while West Indies’ batting was a huge disappointment in the Twenty20 series, it could not overshadow the massive strides made by the Caribbean side during the overall tour against England.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – West Indies batsman Johnson Charles extended his decent form to help Multan Sultans thrash Lahore Qalanders by seven wickets in their final preliminary round match of the Pakistan Super League here yesterday.
Devin Booker’s jumper with 5:01 remaining gave Phoenix the lead for good Sunday night as the Suns snapped an 18-game losing streak to the Golden State Warriors with a 115-111 victory in Oakland, Calif.
A total of four venues will be used when Guyana hosts the 2019 Cricket West Indies Senior Regional Female 50-overs tournament while the National Stadium, Providence will be the lone venue for the T20 Blaze.
HARARE, (Reuters) – Afghanistan’s proposed tour of Zimbabwe for five one-day international matches next month has been cancelled because of broadcast costs, Zimbabwe Cricket (ZC) said yesterday.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have urged the International Cricket Council to take strong action against India after their cricketers wore army camouflage-style caps in a match against Australia on Friday.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – England needed just two hours and 23-½ overs to dispose of West Indies by eight wickets in the third Twenty20 International at Warner Park, and complete a ruthless whitewash of the World champions here yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados Pride’s Jamaican import, Marquino Mindley, smashed rookie off-spinner Akim Fraser for six to ease the tension and hand the visitors a nerve-jangling two-wicket victory over Jamaica Scorpions, on the final day of their 10th round match here yesterday.
Curtis Dey (Trojan PSL) took a stunning victory in this year’s Cheddi Jagan road race yesterday after attacking late and holding off some of the nation’s elite sprinters.
Defending champions, the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC), along with the Gandhi Youth Organisation registered first-round wins in the 2019 GISE, Star Party Rental and Trophy Stall First Division two-day competition.
Independence defeated Mc Gill Super Stars by three wickets at the Joe Vieira Park yesterday to secure the inaugural West Demerara Cricket Association/Agape Lumber Yard T20 knockout title.
Defending champion Trafalgar will oppose Litchfield, while East Bank Gunners will oppose New Amsterdam [NA] Kings in the semi-final round of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Berbice Championship, following group wins on Saturday.
Top local badminton player Narayan Ramdhani continued his excellent season, copping a gold in the team event and a bronze medal in singles at the Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA National Badminton Championships at Dalhousie Agricultural Campus, Nova Scotia, Canada last week.
The penultimate weekend of this year’s Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) first-division outdoor league saw defending champions Pepsi Hikers and Bounty GCC recording convincing wins at the St Stanislaus College ground yesterday.
St. Mary’s and the Bishops’ High Schools secured easy wins when the Milo Secondary Schools football championship continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.
Guyana Jaguars yesterday duly recorded a six-wicket win over Trinidad and Tobago Red Force on the third day of their 10th round match in the Cricket West Indies Regional Four-Day Championships at Providence to inch closer to a fifth consecutive title triumph.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Outspoken St. Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister, Dr Ralph Gonsalves, has labelled Ricky Skerritt and Dr.