Barcelona battle from goal down to beat Gladbach 2-1

Barcelona battled back from a goal down and scored twice in the second half to overcome hosts Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 in their Champions League Group C match on Wednesday despite the absence of the injured Lionel Messi. Second-half goals from substitute Arda Turan and Gerard Pique gave the Spaniards their second win in two group…

GCC teach UG a lesson

Action continued in the New Building Society/ Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) 40 overs second Division competition with Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) hosting GCA’s reigning two-day second division champions University of Guyana (UG) on Saturday. UG won the toss and elected to bowl after the game was reduced to 30 overs due to overnight and early…

9 Guyanese riders in TICC

Cyclists from all over the world, including Guyana will meet at the Tour of Tobago’s 30th annual Tobago International Cycle Classic (TICC) which began on Tuesday September 27 and will go until October 2 in the twin Island Republic. The six-day event got underway with the opening ceremony at the Johnston Apartments, Store Bay with…

Barnwell lights up DCC

National all-rounder Christopher Barnwell playing his maiden game for the Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) ‘Floodlights’ team struck a fine unbeaten 87 to lead Floodlights to an eight-wicket victory over G Square Cavaliers of Wakenaam in a T20 hardball fixture played on Friday night at Demerara Cricket Club, Georgetown. The hard hitting right handed…

Novak Djokovic pulls out of China Open with elbow injury

World number one Novak Djokovic has withdrawn from next week’s China Open in Beijing because of an elbow injury. “I am extremely disappointed not to be able to compete at the China Open this year,” said the Australian and French Open champion. “I’m still recovering from my elbow injury and have been advised not to…