Two-time Olympic 100m champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce clocked the world’s fastest women’s 100m in nearly 33 years on Saturday and re-established herself as the favorite for a third gold in Tokyo. Fraser-Pryce, the Jamaican who won the 2019 World title coming back from childbirth, clocked 10.63 seconds at a meet in Kingston. That’s the fourth-best time in history.
For the first time in 25 years, a Guyanese Boxer will suit up for the Olympic Games. Touted as Guyana’s most promising prospect for the Games, Keevin Allicock will get his shot at Olympic stardom during this year’s July 23- August 8 Tokyo Olympics. Allicock, hailing from Albouystown, broke into the Top 20 International Rankings
While T&T will have one representative in Wood some National Olympic Committees, in coordination with the national federations, will now have to choose their representatives in cases where several athletes from the same nation are inside the qualification quota. For three years athletes from the five continents, representing 110 nations, including Japan as the host
Seasoned Guyanese media operative, Mondale A. Smith was the epitome of joyfulness. His laughter filled a room, his kindness touched many lives, and while his dream to save the world has ended, there is no doubt, the mark he has left on this earth will forever be etched in the minds of many. Smith died
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced an eight match white-ball series between the West Indies Women and Pakistan Women and a historic six match white-ball series between the West Indies Women A Team and Pakistan Women A Team, with both series taking place in Antigua from June 30 to July 18. The
Led by Kemar Roach and Kyles Mayers, West Indies ran through South Africa’s top-order and have given themselves a chance of victory in an enthralling second Betway Test match. Roach took 4-52 with a mixture of supreme accuracy and clever each-way movement while Mayers had 3-24 with his lively medium-fast bowling on the third afternoon
It has been a year since COVID-19 snatched public freedom causing increased anxiety, job loss, food shortages and chaos in the health care system. Business owners are coming forward providing food banks for the needy. Even farmers are giving away tonnes of produce to those who cannot put food on their tables. Humanitarian organisations are
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Hayley Matthews is peaking at the right time in the West Indies Women’s high-performance camp as she scored a brilliant century to lead in the latest inter-squad match. The stylish opener made 106 off 110 balls as the Chinelle Henry XI defeated the Aaliyah Alleyne XI by seven wickets at the Sir
A full lockdown will be in effect for this weekend as the Government moves to clamp down on any public gathering held to commemorate Labour Day. This coming Sunday Father’s Day will also be affected. The variation of the curfew order, dated June 15th, was signed by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and evoked outrage from
The Government of Japan has made approximately US$1 million available to boost Guyana’s National Flood Early Warning System. Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, made this disclosure earlier today during a virtual handing-over exercise. In his keynote address, the Minister said the recent flooding has highlighted the need for an effective National Flood Early Warning System.