Amazon Warriors visit boys orphanage

The Guyana Amazon Warriors yesterday visited the St. John’s Bosco Boys Orphanage at Ben Profitt Drive, Plaisance, East Coast Demerara.

Legend Garner backs Windies to spring surprise

LONDON,  CMC – Team manager, Joel Garner, has warned pundits to write off West Indies “at their own peril” as the Caribbean side gear up for the opening Test of the three-match series against England starting tomorrow.

Suriname downs Guyana 3-1 in U15 football

Guyana’s winless record in the CONCACAF Boys U15 Championship continued, as they went down to Suriname by a 3-1 score-line yesterday at the IMG Academy Facility, Florida, United States of America.

Dhoni no automatic choice, says India chief selector

(Reuters) – Mahendra Singh Dhoni is no longer an automatic choice in one-day internationals and the former India captain needs to keep performing to be involved in the 2019 World Cup, chief selector MSK Prasad has said.

Intense schedule ahead in new first class season

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Players will face a much more intense Regional Four-Day Championship when the first class tournament bowls off in October, as the 10 rounds of competition is set to be completed in just three months.

Warner downed by friendly fire in Darwin squad match

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia opening batsman David Warner was a victim of friendly fire when he was struck in the neck by a bouncer from team mate Josh Hazlewood and retired hurt during an intra-squad match in Darwin yesterday.

Zidane frustrated by Ronaldo’s hefty punishment

MADRID,  (Reuters) – Zinedine Zidane showed his anger over a five-match ban imposed on Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo for pushing the referee in Sunday’s Spanish Super Cup first leg.

India openers Dhawan and Rahul attain career-best rankings

(ICC) Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Lokesh Rahul have attained career-high positions in the MRF Tyres ICC Test Player Rankings after figuring in an important partnership that helped India defeat Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to complete a 3-0 rout of the home side.

Rose Hall Town Jammers into Berbice basketball finals

Unbeaten Rose Hall Town Jammers clinched their final’s berth in the Berbice Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) League Championship, crushing Fyrish Black Sharks 71-52 on Sunday at the Fyrish Court.

Ramdin slugs TKR to victory

Caribbean Premier League

Denesh Ramdin, roared on by a boisterous home crowd last evening at the Queen’s Park Oval, led the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) to an unlikely victory by four wickets over the previously undefeated St.

DCC/GCC annual summer camp launched

Future West Indian stars

The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) yesterday relaxed their competitive rivalry to join forces in launching their 2017 Summer Youth Cricket Camp at DCC, the Queenstown home of cricket legends, Clive Lloyd and Lance Gibbs.

Guyana aims for fourth successive one-day title

Regional U-19 Cricket

– Double on the cards Coach of the successful national under – 19 team, Julian Moore, who two days ago saw his side capture the regional three-day title after crushing their Jamaican counterparts by nine wickets in St Kitts, said their one day chances are favorable owing to the all – round caliber of the side.

Ronaldo hit with five-match ban after shoving referee

(Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo was banned for five matches for pushing the referee after he was shown a red card against Barcelona in Real Madrid’s 3-1 Spanish Super Cup first leg victory on Sunday, the Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) said on Monday.

Federer pulls out from Cincinnati

- Nadal regains number one spot

(Reuters) – Roger Federer has pulled out of the Cincinnati Open with a back injury, meaning Rafa Nadal will return next week as the world number one for the first time since 2014.

Derbyshire outing positive – Powell

DERBY, England, CMC – Opener Kieran Powell believes the Caribbean side’s strong outing in the drawn three-day game against Derbyshire leaves them in good stead for the opening Test against England starting Thursday.

Fung-A-Fat, Khalil lose in semi-finals

XXV Senior Caribbean Squash Championships

Number one seed Barbadian Meagan Best defeated Guyanese Mary Fung-A-Fat 11-5, 11-6, 11-4, and number two seed Karen Meakins got past Guyana’s Ashley Khalil 11-6, 11-7, 11-7, in their respective semi-finals at the 2017 Senior Caribbean Squash Championships yesterday afternoon at the National Squash Center in Kingstown, St.

Sri Lanka keen to visit Pakistan for T20 series

COLOMBO, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka are keen to visit Pakistan in September, potentially becoming the first high-profile team to tour the country which has played most of its home international matches in the United Arab Emirates in the last eight years due to security situation.