Category Archives: Sports

‘Introspection needed’ as Windies women lose ODI series vs Sri Lanka

Sports Roneil Walcott 11 Hrs Ago West Indies batter Afy Fletcher (R) plays a shot through the off-side versus Sri Lanka in the second One-day international at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium, Hambantota on Tuesday. PhotoS courtesy CWI media. – Off-spinner Karisham Ramharack called for introspection and greater application from the West Indies women’s […]

World Cup park-and-ride system ‘needs refining’

114 The park-and-ride system implemented for the group stages of the ICC T20 World Cup at Kensington Oval has garnered praise among private transit owners, though calls have been made for improvements ahead of future major events. Adrian Bayley, former head of the Bridgetown Port Taxi Co-Op Society Ltd and Transport Authority Board member, spoke […]

Tyrell cops deadlift bronze at World Classic Powerlifting Championships

France-based Guyanese powerlifter Dominic Tyrell made his senior debut at the annual World Classic Open Powerlifting Championships yesterday and powered his way to a deadlift bronze medal and a sixth place overall finish in the 83kg category in Druskininkai, Lithuania. Tyrell, who moved up from the Junior Category, where he had also bagged a deadlift […]

Windies’ Pooran: We need to leave the ego home

Sports Jonathan Ramnanansingh 4 Hrs Ago West Indies’ Nicholas Pooran bats against Afghanistan during an ICC Men’s T20 World Cup cricket match at Daren Sammy National Cricket Stadium in Gros Islet, Saint Lucia, on June 17. – AP PHOTO AFTER executing a history-making innings against Afghanistan in their final T20 World Cup Group C tie […]

Alex Sobers confident of making mark for Summer Olympics

262 As the June 30 qualification deadline for the Summer Olympics in Paris approaches, two-time Olympian Alex Sobers is certain that everything will fall into place and is not worried about falling short of the mark. Along with his younger brother Mihael Sobers who is also competing, Sobers, 26, is on the 21-member Barbados swim […]

Windies ready to rumble against England, Powell says

(CMC) – Rovman Powell said the West Indies hope that familiarity breeds success in their 200th Twenty20 International when they face defending champions England in their opening match of the Super Eight stage of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup today in St Lucia. The West Indies captain said neither side will be a mystery […]

Liam Carrington, Ethan McMillan-Cole splash to gold at CCCAN

Sports Jelani Beckles 6 Hrs Ago TT swimmer Ethan McMillan-Cole, middle, after winning gold in the boys 11-12 100m breaststroke. Photo courtesy Bertram Blackman. – Photo courtesy Bertram Blackman LIAM Carrington and Ethan McMillan-Cole won individual gold medals for Trinidad and Tobago on the first night of finals at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming […]

Sada Williams to headline track and field championships

207 Double world bronze medalist and Commonwealth Games champion Sada Williams headlines a star-studded list of the island’s top athletes set to compete at the National Track and Field Championships this weekend. Barbados’ biggest medal hopeful for the upcoming Paris 2024 Olympic Games has already qualified for the world’s biggest sporting event and will contest […]

LTI, UG to meet in finals after semifinal triumphs

Tertiary Basketball League II The Linden Technical Institute (LTI) and the University of Guyana (UG) will play in the final of the Tertiary Basketball League II after contrasting victories in the respective semi-finals on Sunday night at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue. LTI thrashed the Guyana School of Agriculture (GSA) by 51 points while UG […]