Celtics embrace underdog role against Cavaliers

(Reuters) The Boston Celtics are the second-seeded team in the Eastern Conference and possess home-court advantage for the best-of-seven conference finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Narine, Russell dazzle as KKR rebound

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 today.

Stokes goes from MVP to Royal disappointment in IPL

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – Fourth months after splashing out $1.97 million to secure the services of Ben Stokes, Rajasthan Royals cannot be faulted for regretting the splurge as they struggle to stay afloat in this year’s Indian Premier League (IPL).

Queen’s College in two-point win over Tutorial High

Marian Academy, St. Joseph’s High, Queen’s College and North Georgetown all won their matches in the U16 section of the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) Regional Conference yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.

Speedster Archer helps Royals upset Bravo’s CSK

JAIPUR, India,  CMC – Barbadian speedster Jofra Archer produced a two-wicket haul to help Rajasthan Royals stun Dwayne Bravo’s high-flying Chennai Super Kings by four wickets with a ball to spare, in the Indian Premier League here yesterday.

Examination of coaching methods needed

By Dr. Rudi Webster 0y 2018 the West Indies cricket team was in ninth position in the ICC Test rankings, just ahead of Zimbabwe; and In the ODI rankings the team nudged out Afghanistan for the ninth place.

Semple re-elected Malteenoes President

Winston Semple was re-elected President of the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) when the Thomas Lands Club held its annual general meeting at the club’s pavilion last week.

Barbell wars on tomorrow at St Stanislaus

Guyana’s premier barbell warriors will battle for supremacy tomorrow when the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) stages its Masters and Intermediate Championships at St Stanislaus College.

Cadogan defeats Fernandes in most exciting match 

Woodpecker Products Junior Nationals Squash Tournament

Abosaide Cadogan defeated her rival Madison Fernandes in the most exciting match on the third evening of the Woodpecker Products Junior Nationals Squash tournament at the Georgetown Club Squash Court last evening.

McMaster embracing challenge of pet event

LONDON, CMC – Recently crowned Commonwealth Games champion, Kyron McMaster, says he has embraced the challenges served up by the 400 metres hurdles event.

I would have tampered if told to – Australia coach Langer

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – New Australia coach Justin Langer understands how Cameron Bancroft became embroiled in the ball-tampering scandal and said he would have cheated too if instructed to by senior players when he first played test cricket.

Windies rebel tours ‘achieved little’

(Barbados Nation) The West Indian Rebel Tours of South Africa in 1983 and 1984 made little to no impact towards the development of black cricket in South Africa.

Samaroo leads Cummings Lodge to 107 run win

National Secondary Schools Cricket

Demerara Under-17 all-rounder Andrew Samaroo produced a splendid all round performance yesterday to lead Cummings Lodge Secondary to a 107-run win over Bladen Hall Secondary at Lusignan Community Center Ground, East Coast Demerara.