Tag Archives: Guyana Sports

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 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 […]

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 […]

Jayson Tatum, Celtics put away Mavs for record 18th title

(Field Level Media) BOSTON — Jayson Tatum recorded 31 points and 11 assists as the Boston Celtics locked up their league-record 18th championship with a 106-88 blowout of the Dallas Mavericks last night in Game 5 of the NBA Finals. Tatum also had eight rebounds while Jaylen Brown added 21 points, eight boards and six […]

Pooran turns on the power as West Indies pummel Afghanistan

(Reuters) – West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran combined elegance with power to score 98 with eight sixes yesterday and propel his team to a 104-run win over Afghanistan in the final first-round match of the Twenty20 World Cup at Gros Islet in St Lucia. Pooran was run out by a direct hit on the stumps […]

GDF outflanks Anns Grove 4-1 to secure top spot

KFC Elite League Defending champion, the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), solidified their position atop the standings in the KFC Elite League, disarming Anns Grove 4-1 on Saturday evening at the National Training Centre, Providence, East Bank Demerara. Following the unlikely 2-2 stalemate between second-place Slingerz FC and Monedderlust in the earlier fixture, the army unit […]

Bangladesh beat Nepal to claim final Super Eight spot

(Reuters) – Bangladesh grabbed the final spot in the Super Eight phase of the Twenty20 World Cup with a 21-run victory over Nepal yesterday. Captain Najmul Hossain Shanto and his team joined India, Australia and Afghanistan in Group 1 of the Super Eight following their victory in Kingstown, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Pace bowler […]

Ravens claw past Eagles in U-23 basketball league

Ravens grounded fierce rival Eagles by a 53-34 score when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s (GABA) Men’s U-23 League continued on Saturday evening at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue. Alroy Nurse led the rout with 16 points while Omar Headley chipped in with 12 points. Adding six points was Atilla Williamson. On the other side, […]

Australia end Scotland’s World Cup, send England into Super Eight

(Reuters) – Australia broke Scottish hearts with a hardfought five-wicket victory in St Lucia last night that sent the Scots home from the Twenty20 World Cup and title holders England through to the Super Eight stage. After England’s rain-disrupted victory over Namibia in Antigua earlier in the day, Scotland needed a draw, a washout or a first ever win […]