Guyana’s female hockey team began the Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) 2018 International Women’s Hockey series on a positive note after walking away with a win and a draw on the opening day in Barbados.
West Indies youth captain, Sachin Singh will lead Guyana team in the Cricket West Indies Regional Under-17 Tournament from July 8-18, in Trinidad and Tobago.
St. Joseph High, Marian Academy and North Georgetown secured wins, when the National School Basketball Festival (NSBF) continued on Thursday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
Sales Department and Power Generation secured hard fought wins when the Banks DIH Limited ‘Michael Pereira’ Inter-Department Domino Championship continued on Wednesday.
VOLGOGRAD, Russia, (Reuters) – Japan lost 1-0 in a dull game with Poland on Thursday but still became the only Asian side to qualify for the World Cup’s last 16 — and the first team ever to progress thanks to FIFA’s new disciplinary tie-breaker rule introduced at this World Cup for the first time.
KING CITY, Ontario, (Reuters) – Steve Smith made his comeback from cricket exile on Thursday in front of a sparse crowd in a sleepy, rural town north of Toronto where the former Australia captain helped kick off the inaugural Global T20 Canada league.
(Reuters) – Serena Williams was not at home when a drug tester made a surprise visit to her Florida home on June 14, a spokesperson for the tennis player said on Thursday as the U.S.
NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – The West Indies A were trounced by the England Lions on Thursday by nine wickets, effectively eliminating them from the Tri-Nation Series.
SARANSK, Russia, (Reuters) – Tunisia secured their first World Cup finals win in 40 years with a 2-1 victory over debutantes Panama on Thursday, but coach Nabil Maaloul said Arab nations still had a long way to go before they could seriously challenge the top sides.
(Reuters) – India will continue to experiment with their middle order in the Twenty20 games against Ireland and England, captain Virat Kohli said after the team made a winning start to a lengthy tour on Wednesday.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – After Germany’s exit and Argentina’s nerve-shredding escape, Brazil made more serene World Cup progress on Wednesday when goals by Paulinho and Thiago Silva earned them a 2-0 win over an outclassed Serbia and a knockout tie against Mexico.
NIZNHY NOVGOROD, Russia, (Reuters) – Switzerland set aside politics and Costa Rica broke their World Cup duck in a thrilling 2-2 draw yesterday that saw the Europeans through to the next round where they will face Sweden.
KAZAN, Russia, (Reuters) – Champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after suffering a stunning 2-0 defeat by a tenacious South Korea yesterday that eliminated them in the opening round for the first time in 80 years and sent the football-mad nation into mourning.
Five Guyanese, including West Indies players Shimron Hetmyer and Vishaul `Cheesy’ Singh have been named in the Cricket West Indies President’s XI squad to face Bangladesh in the lone two-day warm up match commencing today.
Come saturday, Kirani James, Grenada’s 400-metre Olympic and World Champion, will want to add the Aliann Pompey Invitational title to the long list of his accomplishments.
Like a good neighbour, the Guyana Committee of Services (GCS) is there. Yesterday, a presentation was made to Aliann Pompey as a show of support for the third Aliann Pompey Invitational (API) which will be staged on Saturday at the National Track and Field Centre.
The 6th annual GT-Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Competition will kick-off July 7th at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue.
The Dynasty Sports Club in South Ruimveldt will be a hive of activity Saturday when the trio of Boston, Wiltshire and James stage a two day Open Dominoes competition.
Defending champion Alex Arjoon, who is the number one seed in the country, began the 2018 edition of the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) Banks DIH – Rainforest Waters Senior National Championships on a winning note by defeating Gianni Carpenter in straight sets at the Georgetown Squash court, last evening.
St. Joseph High, St. Roses’ High and Tutorial Secondary secured wins in the U16 division, when the National School Basketball Festival (NSBF) continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
Twenty-four- year-old Anthony Drayton has been awarded the title of FIDE Master (FM), following his participation at the recent Sub Zonal Chess tournament in Jamaica.
Four Guyanese ladies, including skipper Shemaine Campbelle, will turn out in the 2018 Courts Grand Slam women’s T20 tournament from July 17-28 in Trinidad and Tobago.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder has leapt to a career-best 25th spot in the International Cricket Council Test bowling rankings, following his outstanding performance in the day/night third Test which ended in Barbados Tuesday.
YEKATERINBURG, Russia, June 26 (Reuters) – Sweden sprang a surprise with a 3-0 thumping of Mexico yesterday, breaking their opponents’ resistance after a scoreless first half and guaranteeing that both teams advance to the World Cup last 16 at the expense of defending champions Germany.
KAZAN, Russia, (Reuters) – German soccer fans had their hopes of a fifth World Cup title dashed on Wednesday after watching their team crash out of the tournament in the opening round for the first time in 80 years.
Due to the persistent inclement weather, the Jumbo Jet Thoroughbred Racing Committee (JJTRC) has been forced to cancel the inaugural Triple Crown Series.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Captain Jason Holder said Tuesday West Indies had made “silly mistakes” which cost them the historic day/night Test and a much-needed series-win over Sri Lanka.
KAZAN, Russia, (Reuters) – Defending world champions Germany crashed out of the World Cup after a shock 2-0 loss to South Korea on Wednesday, courtesy of two stoppage-time goals.
Devon Smith scored 7, 20, 61, 1, 2 and 0 on his comeback to test cricket.
The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) is continuing with its tradition of hosting its annual Youth Summer Camp which rolls out from August 13-24.
Kwakwani Secondary, Linden Technical Institute (LTI) and Mackenzie High secured contrasting wins when the National School Basketball Festival (NSBF) continued on Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.
Rum Factory clinched their berth to the next round, defeating Trisco and Brewery when the Banks DIH Limited ‘Mike Perreira’ Memorial Inter-Department Domino Championship continued on Monday.
ST PETERSBURG, (Reuters) – Argentina and Lionel Messi scraped into the knockout stages of the World Cup by the skin of their teeth yesteday after an 86th minute strike from defender Marcos Rojo gave them a barely deserved 2-1 win over Nigeria, eliminating the African side.
Eighteen-year-old Guyanese basketball sensation, Stanton Rose, recreated history Monday night at the CARICOM Basketball Championships currently underway in neighbouring Suriname.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies faltered in their bid to win the three-Test series against Sri Lanka, when they ran out of momentum when it mattered most and went down by four wickets on the penultimate day of the historic day/night Test here yesterday.
MOSCOW, (Reuters) – The goals finally dried up at this thrilling World Cup yesterday when a flat France and dull Denmark played out a mutually beneficial 0-0 draw at the Luzhniki Stadium which allowed the French to finish top of Group C and the Danes to qualify in second spot.
VATUTINKI, Russia, (Reuters) – Germany look set to rely on players who did not win the 2014 World Cup to carry them past South Korea in their final Group F match today and into the knockout stage.
SOCHI, Russia, (Reuters) – Brazil may have been one of the big disappointments so far at the Russia World Cup, but the pressure is on their opponents Serbia in their final Group E match in Moscow today.
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia, (Reuters) – A revamped but businesslike Croatia topped their World Cup Group D as Ivan Perisic’s last-gasp goal helped them maintain their perfect record with a 2-1 win that also ended valiant Iceland’s tournament yesterday.
ST PETERSBURG, (Reuters) – Argentina great Diego Maradona appeared to need help to walk after watching his national team dramatically beat Nigeria to survive in the World Cup, according to a video clip posted on Twitter.
(Cricinfo) An inspired Jason Holder breathed fire to remove four Sri Lankan wickets late in the day as West Indies kept their series-win hopes alive on a 20-wicket day in Bridgetown yesterday.
SARANSK, Russia, (Reuters) – Portugal advanced to the World Cup round of 16 behind Spain from Group B after a stunning Ricardo Quaresma strike was cancelled out by a stoppage-time penalty by Iran’s Karim Ansarifard yesterday after Cristiano Ronaldo had himself missed from the spot.
Trafalgar was crowned the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Berbice Champion after mauling Litchfield 4-0 in a West Coast Berbice derby on Sunday at the New Amsterdam (NA) Stelling Tarmac.
When the third edition of the Aliann Pompey Invitational (API) is staged at the National Track and Field Centre on Saturday, a never before seen showdown will be witnessed by thousands.
Eleven years after staging matches for the 2007 World Cup limited overs competition, the first such tournament to be held in the Caribbean, the Providence National Stadium will once again host World Cup matches.
Despite an unbeaten 64 from wicketkeeper/batsman, Devon Thomas, West Indies A suffered their second defeat in the current Tri Nation Series, losing by seven wickets to India A at Leicester yesterday.
Guyana defeated St. Vincent and the Grenadines 104-102 in double overtime to clinch their second consecutive win, when the Caribbean Basketball Confederation [CBC] Men’s Championship continued yesterday.
KALININGRAD, Russia, (Reuters) – Substitute Iago Aspas struck in stoppage-time to earn Spain a dramatic 2-2 draw with Morocco yesterday which gave them top spot in World Cup Group B and a place in the last 16.
VOLGOGRAD, Russia, (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia pulled off a last-gasp 2-1 win over Egypt as the two sides departed from the tournament yesterday, adding to the misery of Egypt’s prolific striker Mohamed Salah and giving the Saudis their first victory at a World Cup since 1994.
SAMARA, Russia, (Reuters) – Uruguay burnished their World Cup credentials with a 3-0 victory over 10-man Russia yesterday, finishing top of Group A with a perfect record while dampening the hopes of the tournament hosts, who had to settle for second.