Pakistan confronts something unfamiliar: optimism

THE first thing to come back was the prime minister. Having twice held Pakistan’s highest office before the army toppled him in 1999, Nawaz Sharif returned from exile to win it back in 2013. This was a personal triumph but also a historic moment, marking the only time since Pakistan’s founding that one elected government…

Bayern Munich extended lead to 10 points

Bayern Munich extended their lead at the top of the Bundesliga to 10 points with a comfortable win over Eintracht Frankfurt, as their title rivals lost. Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring on 38 minutes and Douglas Costa doubled the lead two minutes later. The Poland striker scored his second of the game after half-time to…

Joseph’s career best upstage Walton’s century

Chadwick Walton marked his record Hero Caribbean Premier League contract with a commanding century for Jamaica Scorpions but it was fast bowler Keon Joseph with career best figures of 7-53 and teenage prodigy Shimron Hetmyer unbeaten on 51, who inspired Guyana Jaguars’ dominance at the end of day one of the sixth round of Cricket…

CBJ memorial takes to the West Side on Sunday

The excitement of the 20th cycling memorial in honor of the late President of Guyana, Dr. Cheddi B. Jagan will continue this Sunday when the top wheelsmen take to the starting line. The first of the three races honoring the late president was held in the ancient county of Berbice and will now ride off…

GUYANA TO FACE MARTINIQUE IN FRIENDLY ON 28TH MARCH

9 th March, 2017; Georgetown: The Guyana Senior Men’s National Team will play Martinique in a friendly international match on Tuesday, 28th March, as part of the French Overseas Department’s preparations for the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The game, part of the official FIFA calendar window for international matches, will take place at the McKenzie…

CONCACAF PRESIDENT TO LAUNCH GFF-PELE ALUMNI U-15 TOURNAMENTS

9 th March, 2017; Georgetown: CONCACAF President Victor Montagliani will launch Guyana’s first nationwide Under-15 tournament during his visit to Georgetown on Tuesday, firing the starting gun on the GFF-Pele Alumni Frank Watson Memorial Intra-Association U-15 Tournament. The Under-15 league, made possible through a five-year sponsorship with the Pele F.C. Alumni Corporation, will form an…

GFF, UNDER-17S SAY THANK YOU TO NAMILCO FOR YOUTH SUPPORT

9 th March, 2017; Georgetown: The Guyana Football Federation and the “Thunderbolt Flour Power” Guyana Under-17 Boy’s National Team on Thursday 9th March paid a courtesy visit to the headquarters of the National Milling Company of Guyana (NAMILCO) to say thank you for the company’s support in delivering Guyana’s first nationwide Under-17 league system. The…

Guyana Climbs To 131 In FIFA Rankings

9 th March, 2017; Georgetown: The Guyana Men’s National Team has climbed five places to 131 in the FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking, according to the latest figures released on Thursday, 9 th March. Guyana remains 18th out of the 41 CONCACAF footballing nations, and 9th out of 25 national teams in the Caribbean Football Union. “We…

Miami to host ‘Clasico’ friendly between Barcelona and Real

Spanish arch-rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona will meet in a pre-season friendly in Miami on July 29 in the first “Clasico” to take place outside Spain for 35 years. The game is part of the International Champions Cup, an annual pre-season tournament which has been going since 2013, and will take place at 65,000-capacity Hard…

CPL Draft: See the full line-up of teams for CPL 2017 tournament

#CPL17 Hero CPL 2017 launches with eye-catching Draft Tridents call on Pakistan’s Wahab Riaz; Lendl Simmons makes Tallawahs move; Samuels joins the Stars; Walton becomes an Amazon Warrior; Tournament bows for Afghanistan duo; Australia’s Cutting makes the Patriots cut; The fifth instalment of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) launched in spectacular fashion in Barbados…