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Mohammed powers WI to historic ODI Chase against Pakistan  -Host draw first blood at Providence 

by Clifton Ross Jason Mohammed etched his name in cricket history books when he smashed an unbeaten 91 to help the West Indies complete their highest successful chase in ODI cricket after beating Pakistan by four wickets in a thriller played at the Providence National Stadium, Guyana yesterday. In a match where over 600 runs were scored, Mohammed showed that ...

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Pakistan seeking to maintain winning ways ahead of first ODI against WI today at Providence -Ahmed expecting stiff challenge from hosts

by Clifton Ross On the eve of the first of three One Day Internationals (ODI’s) between West Indies and Pakistan at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence; visiting skipper Sarfraz Ahmed said keeping the winning momentum would be crucial as they look to clinch another series win against the Caribbean side. In a battle of the two lowly placed teams in ...

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West Indies focused on World Cup qualification- Holder…believes positive cricket will help team win ODI series

by Clifton Ross West Indies Captain Jason Holder said making the final cut for the ICC 2019 World Cup is his team’s main focus heading into the upcoming One Day International (ODI) home series against Pakistan which bowls off this Friday at the Providence National Stadium, Guyana. Holder and his men, along with their Pakistani opponents, arrived in Guyana at ...

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Guyana to test athletes for illegal performance enhancement drugs

Guyana’s National Sports Commission (NSC) will soon be testing athletes for illegal enhancement drugs to improve their performances, according to the Director of Sport, Christopher Jones.   Director of Sport, Christopher Jones warned that athletes tested positive would be disqualified in keeping with anti-doping laws that would Guyana soon adopt. “Any tournament that we (government) are funding, those athletes would have to ...

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Digicel appoints Usain Bolt as Chief Speed Officer—Lucky customer in each market to get free lifetime postpaid contract in celebration

DigicelCaribbean Ltd on Thursday announced living legend, world record holder and the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, as its Chief Speed Officer (CSO). With his unprecedented “three-peat” at the Olympic Games in Rio, Usain has takenhis rightful place in the annals of history and sealed his position as the greatest athlete ever.The unique “job for life” comes in tandem with the ...

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Guyana’s blind cricketers are in it to win it

Reproduced from BBC Latin America and the Caribbean by Carinya Sharples It is a drizzly Sunday morning in Guyana, and at the National Stadium a game of cricket is in full swing. As in much of the West Indies, cricket here is a much-loved national sport. But something’s a little different about this match. Instead of pitching the ball, the ...

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Guyana, SVG win male, female CARICOM 10 kilometre title

Four time CARICOM  10 kilometre winner Cleveland Forde of Guyana copped his fifth title in the latest edition of the CARICOM 10k Race on Sunday morning (July 3) in his native Guyana, the Caricom Secretariat said in a statement. He completed the race in 32:39 minutes. Linda McDonald  brought victory to St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the female category with ...

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Guyana better equipped to host regional and international basketball games

Guyanese basketball players can now enjoy a basketball court which meets international standards and for the first time, the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) games will be held in Guyana. The Ministry of Culture Youth & Sport upgraded court at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall valued at GYD$20M. This amount includes the procurement of equipment for the facility which now makes it ...

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Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world’s best-known sportsmen, died at a hospital in the US city of Phoenix, Arizona, after being admitted on Thursday. He was suffering from a respiratory illness, a condition that was complicated by Parkinson’s disease. The funeral will ...

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Aussie cricketers briefed about Zika virus ahead of WIndies tour

Reproduced from Cricket.com.au Cricket Australia medical staff have briefed Steve Smith and his colleagues regarding the Zika virus ahead of their trip to the West Indies. Australia face West Indies and South Africa in an ODI tri-series next month. They are set to visit Guyana, Saint Kitts and Barbados during the tournament. Quick Single: Finch channeling frustration into fire There ...

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