Colours Boutique brightens up Guinness tournament

Fashion and sport apparel giant Colours Boutique continued their invaluable support of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Championship by donating an assortment of team uniforms for every zone yesterday.

Defeat no reason for panic, cautions Holder

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder has urged his team not to panic following their heavy innings defeat inside four days to New Zealand in the first Test yesterday.

Chandimal, Mathews tons fuel Sri Lanka fightback

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Dinesh Chandimal made 147 not out and Angelo Mathews ended his century drought to help Sri Lanka rediscover their competitive edge against India on day three of the third and final test yesterday.

England finally fire but Australia in charge in Adelaide

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – England finally got the pink ball to swing on the third night of the second Ashes test yesterday but it still looked too little, too late and Australia will go into day four on 53 for four with a lead of 268 runs.

Jaguars romp to eight- wicket defeat of Pride

Three-time defending champions the Guyana Jaguars yesterday completed an eight-wicket win over the Barbados Pride in fifth round action of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Regional four-day tournament at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.

Back Circle sent packing by Trap Squad

—Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown Zone

Ol Skool Ballers and Trap Squad survived respective must-win encounters to seal berths to the knockout round when the group round in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets Georgetown zone concluded Saturday.

Brathwaite, Hetmyer lead strong Windies fightback

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – Half-centuries from vice-captain Kraigg Brathwaite and rookie Shimron Hetmyer underlined a strong West Indies effort but they faced a massive task in saving second Test, after wicketkeeper Tom Blundell’s hundred on debut left the Black Caps in a near impregnable position at the Basin Reserve.

India turns the screws after Kohli’s masterclass

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – India captain Virat Kohli smashed a career-best 243, his second successive double hundred, before a blanket of smog prompted him to declare on 536 for seven in the third and final test against Sri Lanka yesterday.

Miller 13-wicket haul fires Scorpions to second straight win

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Veteran left-arm spinner and captain, Nikita Miller, finished with a 13-wicket match haul as Jamaica Scorpions crushed the win-less Windward Islands Volcanoes by 10 wickets to capture their second game on the trot in the Regional Four-Day Championship here yesterday.

Marsh, Paine repay selectors with key partnership

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – Shaun Marsh and Tim Paine repaid the faith shown in them by Australia’s selectors and silenced their critics at least for a while as they combined for a key partnership in the second Ashes test against England yesterday.

Rahim, Tarson, Babb outstanding at powerlifting c/ships

If you are a fan of the iron and strength sports, then yesterday at the Ramada Princess poolside was the place to be since some of the best powerlifters in the country took the platform to do battle in what turned out to be a record-breaking day.

Den Amstel win to go top of league standings

Den Amstel climbed atop the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) ‘Elite League’ standings after defeating Buxton United 4-2 yesterday at the Den Amstel Community ground.

Windies staying focussed on rescue mission: Hetmyer

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – Shimron Hetmyer said yesterday West Indies would not be thinking too far ahead, despite their great start to their second innings, in their quest to rescue the opening Test against New Zealand.

St Pius in record win over Tucville

St. Pius recorded the largest margin of victory to date in the Smalta Girls U11 football competition swamping Tucville 8-0 yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

De Grandhomme record hundred breaks Windies spirits

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – Colin de Grandhomme smashed the fastest-ever maiden Test century and the second-fastest by a New Zealander, to put West Indies to the sword and leave them with little chance of saving the opening Test at the Basin Reserve.

Motie, Paul leave Pride facing defeat

Another superb spell of seam bowling from teenager Keemo Paul who took  his ninth wicket of the match following the earlier exploits of night watchman Gudakesh Motie who recorded his maiden first-class 50, highlighted day three and left the Barbados Pride staring defeat in the face at stumps at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence yesterday.

Rose Hall Town Jammers upsets Dyna’s Ravens

—Road to Mecca c/ships commence

Rose Hall Town Jammers recorded an historic 64-60 victory over Dyna’s Ravens to open the fourth Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ Club Championship, on Friday.

Den Amstel in successful title defence

Derick Josiah Memorial Football Competition

Den Amstel successfully retained the Derick Josiah Memorial Football Championship, defeating Pouderoyen FC on penalty kicks on Friday at the Den Amstel ground.

GPF, Camptown clash today in Turbo final

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) will oppose Camptown tonight from 21:00hrs in the inaugural Turbo Energy Drink Knockout football final at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue.

GAPF stages one-day powerlifting seminar

A comprehensive Power-lifting Referee Seminar was held at the Ramada Princess yesterday. The event which was coordinated by the Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPLF) saw 31 participants being welcomed by the President of the federation, Ed Caesar.

GAPF senior national c/ships on today at Princess Ramada

The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) will be bringing the curtain down today on what can be described as an outstanding year for the sport both nationally and internationally with the hosting of its premier event, the senior national championships.

England fail to make inroads under Adelaide lights

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) – Craig Overton made Australia captain Steve Smith his maiden test victim but England could not drive home their advantage under the Adelaide lights and the hosts finished the first day of day-night Ashes cricket on 209 for four yesterday.

Still Champs!

-Williams, Skeete lead District 10 to successful title defence with sprint trebles

Led by sprint trebles by star athletes Daniel Williams and Deshana Skeete, Upper Demerara/Kwakwani (District 10) successfully defended the ‘Champions of Champions’ trophy, a  symbol of supremacy for the Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships.