Ronaldo sets new Champions League scoring record

MADRID, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record yesterday by scoring in Real Madrid’s 3-2 win over Borussia Dortmund and becoming the first player to net in all six group games.

17 national records broken at powerlifting c/ships

Rahim was the male overall unequipped winner, his Hardcore Gym mate, Hardat Tarson was the male overall equipped winner and Babb of Tower Gym, the female overall unequipped winner defeating her sister Blossom in the process.

Beaton lone Guyanese on ODI, T20 squads

- as selectors hand Miller, Emrit new lease

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Selectors have called up the veteran pair of Nikita Miller and Rayad Emrit for the limited overs tour of New Zealand later this month, in a surprise move that has handed both players new leases on their international careers.

Chanderpaul, Hemraj relishing each other’s company at the top 

Much of the success of team sport is attributed to relationships that are formed and maintained off the field and with Guyana search for a fixed opening partnership after the axing of Rajendra Chandrika, Tagenarine Chanderpaul and Chandrapaul Hemraj are now both focused on making the opening positions their own.

Keemo Paul in exalted company

-Joins Charlie Stayers, Lambert, Browne and King in the nine-wicket match haul club

By Charwayne Walker When young Essequibo fast medium all-rounder Keemo Paul destroyed the Windward Islands on debut in April earlier this year at the Providence National Stadium with match figures of 9 for 64, the former West Indies U19 vice-captain had eclipsed the previous record by a Guyanese fast or medium fast bowler at the Regional First Class Level.

Sri Lanka wobble, India take charge in Delhi

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India set Sri Lanka a daunting 410-run victory target and dented the tourists’ top order to maintain their iron grip on the third and final test yesterday.

Love, Wade lead Cavs past Bulls for 12th straight victory

(The Sports Xchange) – Kevin Love scored 24 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and LeBron James finished with 23 points, seven rebounds and six assists as the Cleveland Cavaliers won their 12th straight game with a 113-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on Monday.

Brathwaite helps Titans to win over Victorians

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – West Indies captain Carlos Brathwaite played small but crucial roles with bat and ball, to help fire Khulna Titans to a 14-run victory over Marlon Samuels’s Comilla Victorians, in the Bangladesh Premier League here yesterday.

Taylor eyeing maiden century after signing new deal

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – West Indies Women captain, Stafanie Taylor, has signed a new two-year deal with Sydney Thunder and says her objective is to notch her maiden Twenty20 hundred, in the new Women’s Big Bash League campaign which bowls off this weekend.

Anderson, Root give England a sniff in Adelaide

ADELAIDE,  (Reuters) – England were 178 runs from a stunning comeback victory in the second Ashes test after James Anderson grabbed five wickets and Joe Root steered the tourists to 176 for four at close of play on an extraordinary fourth day yesterday.

Perera, Gunaratne return to Sri Lanka ODI squad v India

(Reuters) – Sri Lanka batsman Kusal Perera and all-rounder Asela Gunaratne have returned to the one-day international squad for the three-match series against India, the country’s cricket board said yesterday.

West Indies captain Holder suspended for second New Zealand test

(Reuters) – West Indies captain Jason Holder has been suspended for one test after his team were found guilty of maintaining a slow over rate during their defeat to New Zealand in the first test, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Tuesday.

Record-breaking Seaton eyes Tokyo 2020

By Noelle Smith Fresh off of smashing a 22-year-old record at the just-concluded Guyana Teachers Union National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field championships, Leon Seaton has his eyes on accomplishing bigger things.

Collapse sends Windies to crushing innings loss

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – A spineless batting effort sent West Indies crashing to an innings and 67-run defeat to New Zealand, as the Caribbean side tamely conceded the opening Test inside four days early yesterday.

Achievers halt Eagles fairytale debut run

- Vanguard continues volleyball dominance  in Demerara

Young Achievers and Vanguard volleyball clubs continued their dominance in Demerara after spiking their way to the male and female titles in the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) ‘A’ division competition held recently at the National Gymnasium.

‘I rate it as one of the best’ – Paul 

-focused on adding to his first round century 

It is becoming increasingly apparent that all-rounder Keemo Paul is one of the naturally gifted young seamers in the region after observing the manner in which he picked up his second nine-wicket haul in Regional first-class cricket during Guyana’s crushing eight-wicket win over the Barbados Pride over the weekend.

Wins for Pacesetters, VVR and Ravens as Road to Mecca continues

Pacesetters, Victory Valley Royals (VVR) and Ravens all won their matches when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship, continued Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.