Opener Simmons hails intensity among training group

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Young West Indies opener, Keagan Simmons, says the players vying for selection for next year’s Youth World Cup, have been gradually lifting their training intensity.

Houston Secondary School gets assistance from Banks DIH Ltd.

Banks DIH Limited and the Coca Cola Company are partners in promoting heathy lifestyle in schools through physical activity and, as part of the initiative, Houston Secondary School on the East Bank of Demerara has benefited through the rehabilitation of its basketball backboard and donations of basketballs and jump (skipping) ropes, a release from the company stated.

Rambiriche, Mootoo and Ramlall win singles titles

- Marian Academy badminton tournament

Ruel Rambiriche, Vikash Mootoo and Reba Ramlall ran out winners when the Marian Academy Primary and Secondary Schools badminton tournament concluded Tuesday at the school’s Auditorium.

Guinness playoff round venue suffers change of venue

The East Ruimveldt Community Centre Tarmac commonly known as California Square will now be the venue for the playoff round of the 2017 Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ football tournament tomorrow from 18:00hrs.

Garnett scores double as Grove Hi Tech whip Pele

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) and Grove Hi-Tech reached the semi-finals of the inaugural Turbo knockout football tournament after defeating Kuru-Kururu and Pele respectively Tuesday.

Seaton wins whopping 13 races at GASA swim meet

Leon Seaton won a whopping 13 races at the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) annual national short course championships last weekend at the National Aquatic Centre, Lilliendaal.

Golden Jaguars play to 1-1 draw with Soca Warriors

Guyana’s winless run on the International Football circuit continued last evening as they battled to an admirable 1-1 result with home side Trinidad and Tobago at the Ato Bolton Stadium.

Watling doubtful for Windies Test

-NZ names predictable squad

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC – Wicketkeeper BJ Watling has been included in a 12-man squad to face West Indies in next month’s first Test but doubts remain over his fitness, as he continues to battle a hip injury.

Pace trial expected for Windies in lone tour match

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies are expected to face a fiery test in their only tour game here later this month after selectors yesterday named the exciting pace trio of Lockie Ferguson, Adam Milne and Scott Kuggeleijn in a strong New Zealand A side for the three-day match in Lincoln.

Sammy appointed to lead Zalmi title defence

KARACHI, Pakistan,  CMC – Darren Sammy will oversee Peshawar Zalmi’s title defence after being appointed captain of the franchise for the third edition of the Pakistan Super League set to bowl off next February.

Makeshift England frustrate Brazil in 0-0 Wembley draw

LONDON, (Reuters) – Toothless Brazil flattered to deceive as the five-times world champions were held to frustrating 0-0 draw by a makeshift England side in a disappointing friendly at Wembley yesterday.

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.