Ruthless India complete 3-0 series sweep

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – A ruthless India crushed Sri Lanka inside three days in the final test on Monday to complete a 3-0 whitewash in one of the most one-sided test series in recent times.

Colts hammer Pacesetters 94-44

GABA League

Colts hammered Pacesetters 94-44 in the Open Division, while Plaisance Guardians dismissed Kobras 91-53 in the U-23 section, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Sunday.

Podium places for Guyanese CrossFit athletes

Local CrossFit athletes, Stephen Fraser and Christina Rahman finished on the podium in their first overseas outing this past weekend in Trinidad where they competed in the CrossFit 12-12-12 Throw Down.

Brazilian team invited to compete with locals

Guinness Cage Football Classic

In an effort to increase the scope of the inaugural Guinness ‘Cage Football Classic’, the coordinator, Three Peat Promotions, has invited a Brazilian team to participate in the championship.

At last…Amazon Warriors win

Rashid Khan (ESPN) In a battle of the winless, Guyana Amazon Warriors got off the mark in tense fashion, securing a six-wicket win with a ball to spare courtesy a rounded batting effort chasing a target of 153.

Police retain Boyce/Jefford trophy

Remarkable displays of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability, enabled the Guyana Police Force Athletic Club (GPFAC) to retain the championship trophy of the Boyce/Jefford Classic last night at the MacKenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground. 

Lady Jags swept aside by Cuba 8-0

Guyana ended their CONCACAF Girls u17 Football Championship campaign win-less, going down 8-0 to Cuba yesterday in their final group matchup at the National Track and Field Centre, Leonora.

Trinidad deny U.S. seventh successive 4×400 world title

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Trinidad and Tobago denied United States a seventh successive world 4×400 metres relay title when Lalonde Gordon overhauled Fred Kerley on the final straight to win a breathtaking final at the World Athletics Championships yesterday.

Semenya wins 800m gold; targets world record

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Caster Semenya claimed another global title when she won the world 800 metres gold yesterday and after surging clear to record one minute 55.16 seconds she said she now has an eye on the world record.

Federer stunned by Zverev in Montreal final

(Reuters) – German fourth seed Alexander Zverev upset Roger Federer 6-3 6-4 in the Rogers Cup final in Montreal yesterday to join the Swiss right-hander as the most trophy-laden player on the ATP Tour this year with five titles.

Powell warms up for Edgbaston with glittering century

DERBY, England,  CMC – Opener Kieran Powell hit a stroke-filled hundred as West Indies rounded off their preparation for the next week’s first Test in style, with another strong batting display at Derbyshire here yesterday.

Bolt vows “never again” after emotional London farewell

LONDON, (Reuters) – Usain Bolt took an emotional final bow on the track at the end of the World Championships in London yesterday before declaring that, definitely and definitively, there was no way he would ever return to sprinting.

GABA play: Pacesetters outpace Nets 66-59

Pacesetters defeated Nets 66-59 in their Open Divisional matchup, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League continued on Saturday at the Burnham Court on Carmichael and Middle streets.

Sri Lanka staring at massive defeat, series whitewash

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – India’s bowlers left Sri Lanka staring at a big defeat and a series whitewash after another shambolic batting performance saw the hosts being bundled out for 135 in their first innings in the third and final test yesterday.

Explosive Narine helps TKR sink Tridents

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Man-of-the-Match Sunil Narine thrilled in his new role as opener with a career-best half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders stayed top of the Caribbean Premier League standings with a two-wicket victory over arch-rivals Barbados Tridents here late Saturday night.

Explosive Narine helps TKR sink Tridents

Sunil Narine on the attack PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Man-of-the-Match Sunil Narine thrilled in his new role as opener with a career-best half-century as Trinbago Knight Riders stayed top of the Caribbean Premier League standings with a two-wicket victory over arch-rivals Barbados Tridents here late Saturday night.

Guyana crush Jamaica to lift title

Regional Under-19 Championship

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Guyana thrashed Jamaica by nine wickets to lift the 2017 Regional Under-19 Championship title on the last day of the final round of matches here Saturday.

Strikers FC win twice

Namilco U17 League/ Bartica Zone

Strikers FC and Rising Stars secured wins over Potaro Strikers and Lazio, respectively, when the Bartica leg of the National Milling Company (Namilco) Thunderbolt Flour Power U17 League continued on Friday.

Wins for Plaisance Guardians, Sonics in the Open division

G/Town Amateur Basketball Association League

Plaisance Guardians overcame newcomers Kobras 99-97 in their Open Division encounter when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League continued on Thursday at the Burnham Court at Carmichael and Middle streets.

Dhawan hits hundred before Sri Lanka strike back

PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka,(Reuters) – India’s Shikhar Dhawan smashed his sixth hundred and added 188 in an opening partnership with KL Rahul before Sri Lanka’s spinners fought back to halt the touring side’s progress in the third and final test on Saturday.

Champions Chelsea beaten at home in first game

English Premier League

  LONDON, (Reuters)  Premier League champions Chelsea suffered an embarrassing home defeat on the first Saturday of the new season, having two men sent off as unfancied Burnley beat them 3-2 at Stamford Bridge.