Evening of draws in Limacol football

It was an evening of draws, as Georgetown Football Club [GFC] held Camptown to a 1-1 draw, while Santos battled Grove Hi-Tech to an identical scoreline in the Limacol Football Championship on Friday.

Knight Riders seal top-two finish with sixth straight win

Trinbago Knight Riders 180/5 (Ramdin 51, DJ Bravo 33, Imran Khan 2/25, C Holder 2/42) beat Barbados Tridents 171/5 (Pooran 44, Fawad Ahmed 3/28) by 9 runs

Trinbago Knight Riders were guaranteed a top-two finish in the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a nine-run victory over Barbados Tridents at Queen’s Park Oval Friday night.  

Lara and Lloyd back Windies to repeat as T20 champions

NEW YORK, CMC – West Indies legends Brian Lara and Clive Lloyd are backing the West Indies women to defend their ICC Women’s World T20 title when the competition bowls off in the Caribbean on November 9.

Anderson, Stokes leave India struggling

LONDON, (Reuters) – James Anderson and Ben Stokes struck crucial blows yesterday as England capitalised on a fine rearguard half-century by Jos Buttler to leave India struggling after the second day of the fifth and final test at The Oval.

Fitness Express a major sponsor of powerlifting c/ships

Perennial supporter of the strength sports in the 592, Fitness Express has once again agreed to be a major sponsor of the next powerlifting event; The Raw National Championships scheduled for tomorrow at St Stanislaus College.

Green aiming to knockout Williamson

With only a matter of weeks out from the ‘Young Guns-The Proving Ground’ card, Stabroek Sport caught up with light welterweight prospect, Anson Green.

RHT Gizmos & Gadgets win Patrons Cup

Rose Hall Town Gizmos & Gadgets on Wednesday last successfully defended 62 against Albion Cricket Club at Albion to lift the Berbice Cricket Board Patron Green Economy 10/10 tournament organized by the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club.

Warriors, Tallawahs hunt top two spot

Both the Guyana Amazon Warriors and the Jamaica Tallawahs cricket teams will be hunting the final top two spot of the Caribbean Premier League whereby they can have two bites at the proverbial cherry.

Republic Bank Nets edge Plaisance Guardians

Republic Bank Nets defeated Plaisance Guardians 68-61 in their first division clash when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] League continued on Thursday at the Burnham Basketball Court, Middle and Carmichael Streets.

Cook denied farewell century as England collapse

LONDON, (Reuters) – England’s Alastair Cook fell short of a dream farewell century as India’s bowlers roared back to leave the hosts reeling on 198-7 at stumps on day one of the fifth and final test at The Oval yesterday.

More franchises could be coming to CPL

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Expressed interest from investors could see the number of teams in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) being increased.

Guyana scrape to 2-2 draw with Barbados

-many opportunities missed

Photos by Orlando Charles A 78th-minute strike from Neil Danns, rescued a vital point for Guyana, as their opening CONCACAF Nations League clash with Barbados ended 2-2 yesterday at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora.

Eighth edition of Courts 10k runs off Sept 30

Athletes and road race enthusiasts get ready, the annual Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc.)10km road race billed for September 30 was launched yesterday at its Main Street head office with lucrative cash prizes on offer.

Plaisance, UG win in U23 basketball

Plaisance Guardians and University of Guyana [UG] Trojans secured contrasting wins in the U23 section, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association [GABA] League Championship continued on Wednesday.

DCC, UG to square off in GCA semis

— Barnwell eager to capture another two-day title, Stephenson hopeful

Though the biggest party in sports – CPL – is expected to highlight Guyana’s sporting landscape this weekend, a hotly anticipated Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) first division two-day semi-final between the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the University of Guyana (UG) is brewing.   

Colours donates to `Cage’ Championshp

Sporting apparel company Colours Boutique, threw its support behind the 2nd Annual Guinness ‘Cage’ Street Ball Championship, donating the Highest Goal Scorer [HGS] Award on Wednesday at the entity’s Robb Street location.

In-form Campbelle recalled for SA series

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Batsman Shemaine Campbelle has earned a recall to West Indies Women following a two-year absence, in a 15-member squad named yesterday to face South Africa starting next week in Barbados.

Guerra, Lewis steer T&T to easy win over UAE

GIRONA, Spain,  CMC – Trinidad and Tobago netted once in each half, to romp to a comfortable 2-0 victory over United Arab Emirates in their international friendly here yesterday.

Munro powers TKR back to top as Amazon Warriors fizzle

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Opener Colin Munro played superbly but fell just short of a hundred as Trinbago Knight Riders crushed Guyana Amazon Warriors by 67 runs, to return to the top of the Caribbean Premier League standings here Wednesday night.

Barbados coach bullish over team’s chances

Despite failing to secure a win against Guyana in over two decades, Barbados Senior Men’s Football Head-coach Ahmed Mohamed, is bullish over his team’s chances of re-writing history tonight in the opening round of the CONCACAF Nations League.

Williamson looking forward to pro debut

— Time right to get paid for being punched

After an outstanding amateur career, Joel Williamson is looking forward to his pro debut on September 22 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Woodpecker makes donation to Three Peat Promotions

Renowned sports entity, Woodpecker Trophies and Sports, continued its partnership with the Guinness ‘Cage’ Streetball Championship, donating the fourth-placed trophy Monday at the company’s Alberttown location.

Johnson pays courtesy call on Minister Garrido-Lowe

As part of Indigenous Heritage Month of celebrations, National female chess player, Nellisha Johnson on Wednesday paid Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs, Valerie Garrido-Lowe a courtesy call in recognition of the Minister’s sterling contribution towards the young woman’s journey in the sport.Johnson, who is of indigenous descent, coming from the village of Orealla in Region six began playing chess back in 2012 and has took the female division by storm.

Associations/federations ignore NSC deadline for submission of 2019 proposals

—Jones bashes associations/federations for not marketing their product properly

The National Sports Commission (NSC) is one again faced with the unwillingness of associations/federations to submit proposals for their calendar of activities for 2019 and Director of Sport Christopher Jones is bashing some associations/federations for doing a terrible job at marketing their product.

Tridents slump to sixth straight defeat

Fabian Allen powered St Kitts & Nevis Patriots to a thrilling two-wicket victory with two balls to spare that takes them temporarily to the top of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) while inflicting a sixth straight defeat on the Barbados Tridents.  

Serena battles past Pliskova to reach semis

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Serena Williams fought back from a break down in the first set to beat Czech eighth seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 6-3 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S.

World Cup title is source of French power – Deschamps

MUNICH, Germany, (Reuters) – Germany are a world-class team despite their early World Cup exit but France should have the advantage when the sides meet today, French coach Didier Deschamps said yesterday.

`It’s a game we want to win’

—Says Golden Jaguars head coach Michael Johnson

With less than 48 hours before their opening clash against Barbados in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifiers, Golden Jaguars Head-Coach Michael Johnson says the objective is to produce a good performance and secure a victory.  

Police to go out blazing in semi-finals

Police Sports Club will be going out blazing in their semifinal showdown against the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) in the Georgetown Cricket Association GISE/ Star Party Rental/Trophy Stall first-division, two-day tournament this weekend.

Fung – A – Fat to begin second pro stint

Following her instrumental role in contributing to Guyana’s qualification for the 2019 Pan American Games in Peru, squash dynamite, Mary Fung – A – Fat, is now focused on commencing her second stint as a professional athlete. 

Lawmen edge Northern Rangers in Limacol football

Last year’s losing finalist the Guyana Police Force [GPF], edged Northern Rangers 1-0 when the third Annual Limacol Football Tournament, commenced on Monday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Windies to clash with South Africa at Oval

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – Kensington Oval here will play host to the West Indies’ next outing in the ICC Women’s Championship, beginning later this month.

Roger is out!

—Heat, age and Millman combine to floor Federer

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – Heat, age and a relentless John Millman combined in a perfect storm to drive Roger Federer to the U.S.