For years, Essequibo has been the least competitive of the three counties and Essequibo Coach Ryan Hercules is calling for the administrators and female cricketers to band together in an effort to lift the standard of female cricket in the county even as Chairman of Selectors Rayon Griffith sees potential in the county.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court yesterday paved the way for states to legalize sports gambling, striking down a 1992 federal law that barred it in most places and setting off a rush by businesses and states to cash in on an expected multibillion-dollar jackpot.
Osei McKenzie scored a hat-trick of tries to help the Panthers cruise to a 41-22 win over the GDF outfit when the Bounty Farm 15s League continued yesterday at the National Park.
A new national women’s singles champion will be crowned later this month when the Guyana Table Tennis Association stages its national championships after reigning champion Chelsea Edghill opted to participate in a training and internship programme in Portugal.
Beterverwagting (BV) Secondary advanced to the next round after a thrilling day of events that saw them winning a toss to advance in the Regional Democratic Council (RDC)/Devcon Construc-tion/Regional Executive Officer (REO) Region Four Inter-Secondary schools knockout competition yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground, Camp Road.
Candidate Master Wendell Meusa and Attorney-at-Law Yolander Persaud won their respective divisions when the Guyana Chess Federation staged its May Open Clash of Champions tournament Sunday at the National Aquatic Center, East Coast Demerara.
Runita White etched her name in the annals of local powerlifting history Sunday by becoming the first female to ever deadlift 195kg (429 pounds).
Usual suspects, Daniel Williams, Chantoba Bright, Samuel Lynch and Joanna Archer had standout performances this past weekend at the National Track and Field Centre when the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) hosted the 2018 National Youth and Junior Championship.
INDORE, India, CMC – Chris Gayle’s run of recent low scores continued as Kings XI Punjab suffered a complete batting failure to go down by 10 wickets to Royal Challengers Bangalore in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.
(Reuters) – Rising Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka eased into the second round of the Italian Open yesterday with a 6-0 6-3 victory over former world number one Victoria Azarenka, on a day in which local favourite Roberta Vinci called time on her career.
ZURICH, (Reuters) – Peru captain Paolo Guerrero will miss the World Cup in Russia after his doping ban, which had just expired, was increased from six to 14 months, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said yesterday.
Reigning Caribbean Area Squash Association U15 champion, Shomari Wiltshire, retained his Woodpecker Products junior national U15 squash title while also completing the triple by capturing the boys U17 and U19 titles at the Georgetown Club courts yesterday.
MUMBAI, India, CMC – Exciting West Indies opener, Evin Lewis, smashed his second half-century of the Indian Premier League but was outshone by the brilliant Jofra Archer, as Rajasthan Royals thrashed Mumbai Indians by seven wickets to strengthen their claim for a playoff spot in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.
Shoaib Mailk will be back at the Hero Caribbean Premier League in 2018, but with a different team.
Following the conclusion of the Guyana Cricket Board/Hand-in-Hand Insurance inter-country under – 19 tournament, last weekend, only a few players raised their bats or had stellar performances with the ball with the engraving, “select me” to participate in this year’s regional under -19 tournament.
Statistician Charwayne Walker salutes the stars of the first Caricom Basketball Championships highlighting the outstanding performances of over 30 years ago Thirty seven years ago in August of 1981, Guyana hosted the inaugural CARICOM Basketball Championships.
Chase Academy, Presidents’ College and Marian Academy all recorded contrasting wins in the U14 section of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) ‘Regional Conference’ which continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
VALENCIA, (Reuters) – Barcelona’s hopes of completing an unbeaten La Liga season ended in thrilling fashion yesterday as the champions suffered a shock 5-4 defeat at Levante in their 37th and penultimate game of the campaign after resting talisman Lionel Messi.
(Reuters) Jaylen Brown had 23 points with eight rebounds and Marcus Morris added 21 and 10 as the Boston Celtics stunned the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers 108-83 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals yesterday.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Germany’s Alexander Zverev looked every bit a serious French Open title contender as he crushed claycourt specialist Dominic Thiem 6-4 6-4 in the Madrid Open final yesterday.
BARCELONA, Spain, CMC – Reigning World champion, Lewis Hamilton, stormed to a handsome victory in yesterday’s Spanish Grand Prix, leading from pole to dominate at the Circuit de Catalunya.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) on Friday named Sherwyne Caesar as its male Footballer-of-the-Year for 2017 while Tiandi Smith copped the female Footballer-of-the-Year award.
After two stages and 107 miles of racing yesterday, Jamal John, Paul DeNobrega and Curtis Dey virtually occupy the podium for the Three-Stage cycling event to commemorate the 52nd Independence Anniversary.
INDORE, India, CMC – Sunil Narine blasted his sixth Twenty20 half-century and Andre Russell Russell grabbed three wickets, as Kolkata Knight Riders rebounded from two consecutive defeats to beat Chris Gayle’s Kings XI Punjab by 31 runs in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.