(Reuters) – Former Australian captain Michael Clarke has described Alastair Cook as one of the game’s “true gentleman” after the record-breaking England opener decided to end his 12-year international career.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Discarded former West Indies captain, Darren Sammy, will feature prominently in promoting the upcoming Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, after joining the Windies Ambassador Programme.
LONDON, CMC – West Indies Test star Kraigg Brathwaite struck a second successive half-century to help Nottinghamshire make a strong start to their County Championship Division One match against Yorkshire here yesterday.
(Reuters) A day after Nike unveiled an ad campaign featuring controversial quarterback Colin Kaepernick, there was no shortage of reactions yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Five years ago Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova was retired from professional tennis, having bowed out of the sport after a string of persistent and frustrating injuries.
(Reuters) – England named all-rounder Chris Woakes and batsman Ollie Pope yesterday in their squad for the final test against India which will be Alastair Cook’s last international appearance.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Juan Martin Del Potro outslugged John Isner 6-7(5) 6-3 7-6(4) 6-2 to reach the semi-finals of the U.S.
A famous Chinese proverb states “the journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step”.
Bartica Warriors last Sunday spiked their way to top honours in the Bartica Town Council invitation volleyball tournament held at the Bartica Community Centre Ground.
West Indies and Guyana Under-19 wicketkeeper Joshua Persaud ended his Cricket West Indies Regional under-19 tournament as the leading wicket keeper in the three-day format.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Alastair Cook, England’s leading test run-scorer, will retire from international cricket after this week’s fifth test against India, the 33-year-old said yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Argentina and Barcelona forward Lionel Messi was left off the shortlist for FIFA’s Player of the Year award for the first time in 12 years on Monday while Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah were named as the three finalists.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Japan’s Naomi Osaka reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final by beating Aryna Sabalenka 6-3 2-6 6-4 in a pressure-packed clash of two hard-serving 20-year-old prospects.
Defending champion Guyana Defence Force [GDF] and Western Tigers secured contrasting wins when the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League continued Sunday at the Georgetown Football Club [GFC] ground, Bourda.
The curtain will come down on the Berbice Cricket Board/ Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club’s Patron’s Cup 10/10 tournament with Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets taking on Albion tomorrow under lights.
Following his stint with the successful Guyana Under-19 team at the Cricket West Indies Regional Under-19 tournament in St.
Timehri Panthers were crowned the East Bank Football Association [EBFA]/Juicy Juice U13 League champions after holding the rampant Agricola Red Triangle to a 1-1 draw Sunday at the Timehri ground.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The St Lucia Stars ensured the Barbados Tridents’ would remain winless at home in this year’s Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) by trouncing them by six wickets at Kensington Oval here Sunday.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Rain, coupled by dashing knocks from Rassie van der Dussen and captain Chris Gayle, powered St Kitts and Nevis to a seven-wicket victory over Jamaica Tallawahs here Sunday night, and into the playoffs of the Caribbean Premier League.
Regarded as a cornerstone and pioneer in Guyana’s infrastructural development, Courtney Benn Contracting Services joined the growing list of entities to support the second annual Guinness Cage Street-ball championships.
The Ithaca Hard-Liners and New Amsterdam [NA] Thunders match in the Berbice Amateur Basketball Association [BABA] ‘Karibee Rice’ Championship ended prematurely when the Thunders players walked off the court, led by their coach, citing poor officiating.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic sweated his way to a 6-3 6-4 6-3 fourth round win over Portugal’s Joao Sousa as the heat returned to the U.S.
A man was yesterday granted bail after he denied stealing a little over $300,000 in diesel from his employer.
Paul DeNobrega’s gutsy solo escape with three miles to go was enough to win yesterday’s Oasis Premium Purified Water 75-mile race on the open roads of Berbice.
University of Guyana Trojans (UG) cruised into the semifinals after earning a draw against Transport Sports Club at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday in the GISE Star Party Rental/ Trophy Stall first-division, two-day tournament.
Centuries from Kevon Boodie and Kemol Savory highlighted the final day of the Police Sports Club (PSC) and Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), GISE, Star Party Rental and Trophy Stall first division two-day match yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground.
When the curtain came down on the annual Maurice Solomon Golf Tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) Saturday, Nazeem ‘Papo’ Haniff, William Walker and Guillermo Escarraga were the respective flight winners while Maurice Solomon was made an honorary life member of the club.
After returning from a successful stint for the Guyana Under-19 team, Kevlon Anderson marked his return to his local club, Rose Hall Town Pepsi, with a blistering century to see them reaching the final of the Berbice Cricket Board/New York Business Group under-19 tournament after they defeated Tucber Park by 77 runs yesterday.
(CPL) Dwayne Bravo made Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) history with five successive sixes as Trinbago Knight Riders beat St Kitts & Nevis Patriots by 46 runs at Warner Park Saturday night.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – Moeen Ali spun England to a 60-run victory over India in the fourth test as the hosts sealed a series victory over the world’s top-ranked nation with a match to spare yesterday.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica was unable to bid to host any of the upcoming Women’s T20 World Cup matches in the Caribbean because the costs associated were too high.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Defending champion Sloane Stephens eased into the quarter-finals of the U.S.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – Moeen Ali spun England to a 60-run victory over India in the fourth test as the hosts sealed a series victory over the world’s top-ranked nation with a match to spare today.
Guyana’s female squash team will journey to Peru next summer for the 2019 Pan American Games after securing a compelling win over Brazil as curtains came down on the Pan American qualifies yesterday at the South Sound Squash club in the Cayman Islands.
Team Guyana had an improved performance but recorded another tough loss, going down 36-48 against Mexico in their third and final game of the Americas 15s Challenge which concluded yesterday in Colombia.
(CPL) A quick-fire 96-run opening partnership set Guyana Amazon Warriors on their way to a comfortable Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) victory over Barbados Tridents at Kensington Oval Friday night.
Thirty-three year-old defender Ronayne Marsh-Brown, is among eight foreign-born players who will feature in the Golden Jaguars 23-member squad for their opening CONCACAF Nations League clash against Barbados on Thursday.
Santos and Eastveldt secured contrasting wins, when the Georgetown Zone in the Frank Watson Memorial U15 Football League, continued yesterday at the Carifesta Sports Complex ground, Carifesta Avenue.
SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) – An enthralling fourth test between England and India remained intriguingly balanced at the end of yesterday’s third day as hosts edged to 260-8 and a lead of 233 on a wearing pitch that should continue to cause problems for the batsmen.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Roger Federer handed Nick Kyrgios a 6-4 6-1 7-5 tennis masterclass by storming into the fourth round of the U.S.
MONZA, Italy, CMC – Reigning World champion Lewis Hamilton will start from second row of the grid for today’s Italian Grand Prix after Kimi Raikkonen produced the fastest lap in Formula One history to snatch pole in final qualifying here yesterday.
LONDON, CMC – Barbadian seamer Jofra Archer snatched his fifth five-wicket haul of a promising career but Sussex suffered another batting collapse to go down by 55 runs in their County Championship Division Two match.
PARIS, (Reuters) – World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe scored twice as champions Paris St Germain completed a second-half comeback to secure a 3-1 win over En Avant Guingamp in Ligue 1 yesterday.
University of Guyana Trojans (UG) are currently on top after day one of their GISE Star Party rental/Trophy Stall first division two-day match against Transport Sports Club at Everest Cricket Club in a match that both teams will be pressing to win as they aim for a place in the semifinal.
MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) -A powerful long-range strike from Kyle Walker gave champions Manchester City a 2-1 win over Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium yesterday.
League leader Fruta Conquerors maintained their grip atop the Guyana Football Federation [GFF] Elite League, downing Linden unit Milerock 2-0 on Friday at the Georgetown Football Club [GFC] ground, Bourda.
Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC), ended day one of their Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), GISE, Star Party Rental and Trophy Stall first division two-day match, against the Police Sports Club (PSC) on 4-0, trailing by 152 runs when play was called at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC).
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Fourth seed Angelique Kerber’s bid for consecutive Grand Slam titles ended when 29th seed Dominika Cibulkova defeated the German 3-6 6-3 6-3 in the U.S.
(Reuters) – Englishman Tyrrell Hatton shot the lowest score of his short PGA Tour career, an eight-under-par 63, to join compatriot Justin Rose in holding the second-round clubhouse lead at the Dell Technologies Championship in Massachusetts yesterday.
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The West Indies women were held to a 1-1 draw by the Antigua and Barbuda Under-17 team in their two-match practice T20 series at the Sir Vivian Cricket Ground here on Tuesday.