Tag Archives: Guyana Sports

Barbados fall short as stalemates dominate second round of Under-19 cricket

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Barbados made a fist of it but were forced to settle for a draw against Leeward Islands on the final day of the second round of matches in the West Indies Under-19 Championship here yesterday. Set a target of 232 after Leewards declared their second innings on 222 for nine, […]

Lusignan Golf Club elects first female President

The Lusignan Golf Club has its first Female President, Anasha Ally. She was elected at the Club’s Annual General Meeting. A new executive committee was also elected. Following her elevation, the new president committed to restoring respect and goodwill to the club, prioritizing revenue collection, sponsorship, and attractive tournaments. She announced as her goal for […]

Republic Bank CPL squads confirmed for August kickoff

(CPL) The Republic Bank Caribbean Premier League (CPL) squads for the 2024 season have been confirmed following the completion of the player draft.  Kyle Mayers was the first pick of the draft, joining the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots. He will be joined at the Patriots by Mikyle Louis, Ryan John and Veerasammy Permaul. The […]

Seventy youths in Malteenoes Sports Club cricket academy

Malteenoes Sports Club yesterday launched a cricket academy where 70 youths will participate in an intensive cricket training programme, the Department of Public Information (DPI) reported. At the launch, Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Charles Ramson Jr, underscored the importance of combining academics with sport. “I want to transfer this now to your academics. […]

Easy Time thrashes Bossalina to win feature event

Port Mourant Horse Meet Defending Guyana Cup Champion Easy Time dispatched a competitive field to win the feature event at the Port Mourant Turf Club CARICOM horse race meet yesterday. Powered by jockey Colin Ross, East Time made light work of the field to walk away with a prize of $1,500,000. Bossalina, who was expected […]

Women’s team receives hero homecoming following U-19 T20 triumph

The Guyana women’s team, which triumphed at the concluded Cricket West Indies (CWI) U-19 T20 Championship, was given a hero’s welcome following their return to local shores yesterday. Minister of Public Service Sonia Parag, who spoke on behalf of the government, stated, “We are proud of you, and on behalf of the government and Minister […]

Argentina clinch record 16th Copa America with 1-0 extra-time victory over Colombia

(Reuters) – Defending champions Argentina won a record 16th Copa America title by beating Colombia 1-0 thanks to an extra-time goal from substitute Lautaro Martinez at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida yesterday. Martinez, the tournament’s leading scorer, latched onto a precise through ball from Giovani Lo Celso before lifting his effort over advancing Colombia […]

Inspired Krejcikova emulates mentor Novotna with Wimbledon triumph

(Reuters) – An inspired Barbora Krejcikova etched her name onto Wimbledon’s famed honours board alongside her late mentor Jana Novotna after the seasoned Czech survived a stirring fightback from Jasmine Paolini to seal a 6-2 2-6 6-4 victory in the final yesterday. The 2021 French Open champion added the Venus Rosewater Dish to her bulging […]

Argentines hope ageing heroes lift Copa, Colombians plan victory parties

(Reuters) – Colombian fans were planning victory celebrations in advance of today’s Copa America final while Argentines hoped Lionel Messi and their other heroes could pull off another triumph before some of them end their international careers. Forward Angel Di Maria, 36, has already said the Copa will be his last tournament for defending champions […]

Hinckson, Austin strike gold in Peru

South American U-20 Athletics Championship The Guyanese duo of sprinter Athaleyha Hinckson and quarter mile specialist Malachi Austin breezed to gold medals in their respective events, the girl’s 100m and boy’s 400m respectively, at the South American U-20 Championships in Lima, Peru. Additionally, Tianna Springer, another of Guyana’s star athletes, copped a bronze medal in […]