Qualification scenarios – Six games, five teams, two spots

There are only six league games left in the season, but five teams are still in contention for the last two playoff spots. ESPNcricinfo looks at how the qualification scenarios will be affected by the result of Thursday’s game between Royal Challengers Bangalore (10 points, 0.218 net run-rate) and Sunrisers Hyderabad (18 points, 0.400 NRR).…

It’s a series! Rockets launch back into West finals

HOUSTON — Eric Gordon tried to bait Draymond Green with his dribble, but the ball kept slipping from his hands until he was in a race against the shot clock. Green surrendered no ground and suddenly was towering over Gordon above the 3-point line, daring the reigning Sixth Man of the Year to do something.…

Gianluigi Buffon confirms Juventus exit, future plans unknown

Legendary goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has announced at a media conference that he will leave Juventus after their final Serie A match of the season against Verona on Saturday. He also hinted that he has been offered a coaching role with Juventus. “Saturday will be my last match at Juventus and finishing my adventure like that,…

Iniesta, Torres bid farewell as La Liga season ends

By Joseph Cassinelli MADRID, May 17 (Reuters) – It will be a weekend of goodbyes in Spain as the Liga season draws to a close, with Barcelona’s Andres Iniesta and Atletico Madrid’s Fernando Torres set to play their last games for their boyhood clubs. Champions Barca will look to give Iniesta the perfect send-off when…

Powerade 11-race cycling returns Saturday

The inner circuit of the National Park will once again be filled by great excitement on Saturday with the seventh Banks DIH-sponsored Powerade 11-race cycling programme organised by national cycling coach Hassan Mohamed. The programme is set to showcase some of the best young talent and possibly the next generation of Guyanese cycling. Young boys…

GABF shortlists teams for CBC Championships

In preparation for the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championships, set for Suriname from June 15-30, 2018, the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) has shortlisted female and male players for participation in the flagship basketball event for the Caribbean Region. On the female side, the Federation is focusing on the development of young players and using…