Eleven-member contingent for South American Games

—Keavon Bess is Chef-de-Mission

Guyana will be represented in four disciplines by 11 athletes at this year’s South American Games scheduled from May 26 to June 8 in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

GFF took the correct action with Commission of Inquiry

—Says Fruta Conquerors’ Daniel Thomas

Fruta Conquerors Secretary, Daniel Thomas sat down with Stabroek Sport for an exclusive interview, in which he discussed the current issue of inappropriate conduct being alleged against several members of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) secretariat.

Shakib out, teenager Lamichhane in for Hurricane Relief match

LONDON, CMC – Highly-rated all-rounder Shakib-al-Hasan has pulled out of the ICC World XI squad but exciting teenaged Nepal wrist-spinner, Sandeep Lamichhane, has been included for the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 International at Lord’s later this month.

Celtics charge to 2-0 lead over Cavs

(Reuters) BOSTON — Jaylen Brown totaled 23 points and seven rebounds to help the Boston Celtics take a 2-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals with a 107-94 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday night.

Trio to have workload managed on Windies tour

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Former captain Angelo Mathews and veteran spinner Rangana Herath will be placed under strict workload management for the three-Test series against West Indies starting in the Caribbean next month.

Warner to play grade cricket in Sydney

(Reuters) – Banned Australia batsman David Warner will attempt to get his career back on track by playing the start of the Sydney grade cricket season with Randwick Petersham.

RCB needs a win today against table-toppers Sunrisers

IPL Preview SRH vs RCB…

(IPL) Royal Challengers Bangalore, one of the five teams in the race for the VIVO IPL 2018 playoffs, will lock horns with table-toppers Sunrisers Hyderabad in Match 51 today.

GFF in historic collaboration with Hits and Jams Promotions

-for staging of CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s Qualifiers

In what is being described as “historic” the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), has teamed up with promotional group Hits and Jams Entertainment to stage the CONCACAF Caribbean Women’s Group-E Qualifiers as part of the Guyana Carnival Celebrations.

Windies, Bangladesh to face off in Florida T20s

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies will face Bangladesh in two Twenty20 Internationals on US soil during the home series in July, Cricket West Indies confirmed yesterday.

Lord’s T20 a major opportunity, says Powell

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, – West Indies all-rounder Rovman Powell sees the upcoming charity match at Lord’s as an audition for next year’s Cricket World Cup tournament in England.

Blackman, Simpson book Hope’s Super 8 spot

A half century from Joshua Blackman and a five-wicket haul from Troy Simpson enabled Hope Secondary School to book a spot in the Super 8s of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC)/Devcon Construction/Lloyd Britton/Regional Executive Officer (REO) Region Four Inter-Secondary Schools Knockout Cricket Competition yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club, Camp Road.

Warriors race past Rockets in West finals opener

(Reuters) Kevin Durant poured in a team-high 37 points and Klay Thompson chipped in 28 as the Golden State Warriors claimed the opener of the Western Conference finals and snatched home-court advantage with a frenetic 119-106 win over the Houston Rockets on Monday at Toyota Center.

Goffin battles past Cecchinato to advance in rainy Rome

(Reuters) – Belgian David Goffin was pushed to three sets by Marco Cecchinato in the second round of the Italian Open yesterday before bouncing back to beat the Italian wild card 5-7 6-2 6-2 on a rain-interrupted day in Rome.

Zlatan-less Sweden name World Cup squad big on team spirit

STOCKHOLM,  (Reuters) – After their former striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic recently ended speculation that he might play at the World Cup in Russia, Sweden coach Janne Andersson named a squad short on househould names but big on team spirit yesterday.

ECB targeting younger fans with new 100-ball competition

(Reuters) – The English and Wales Cricket Board’s (ECB) proposal for a new 100-ball competition was created to attract younger people to the sport, according to the organisation’s chairman Colin Graves.

Whitmore signs long-term deal with JFF

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  CMC – Theodore “Tappa” Whitmore has signed a four-year deal with the Jamaica Football Federation, finally ending a fractious saga, which required the invention of government.