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Ranking highs for Guyana by the International Rugby Board

2013 phot of Guyana Rugby team at the  National Stadium Providence

Guyana reached new highs in the latest IRB World Rankings after contrasting victories over on Saturday May 17, 2014.

Guyana beat Barbados 48-19 on the road to rise five places to 56th, equaling their highest ever position since the rankings were introduced in October 2003. Barbados has fallen four places to 78th after the defeat.

Raymond Hall wins Mens (40-44) 4x100 relay in the World Masters Athletic Championship held in Porto Allegre, Brazil

Raymond Hall at the World Masters Athletic Championship in Porto Allegre, Brazil

Raymond Hall, businessman and entrepreneur who was born in Georgetown Guyana and now residing in Atlanta, Georgia won a Gold medal representing the USA running the first leg in the Mens' (age 40-44) 4x100 relay in the World Masters Athletic Championship held in Porto Allegre, Brazil.

Fernandes & Hansen Justify New Ranking Heights At Heights Casino

Nicolette FernandesGuyana's Nicolette Fernandes and Dane Line Hansen produced convincing victories in the first qualifying round of the Carol Weymuller Open in New York on the day they made their debuts in the Women's Squash Association world top 20 rankings.

The WSA Gold 50 Carol Weymuller Open is celebrating its 40th year at The Heights Casino in Brooklyn - and has attracted ten of the world's top 12 players, led by Malaysia's world number one Nicol David.

FC Edmonton midfielder tempers his aggression (Guyanese Descendant)

EDMONTON - This Nurse isn’t mistaken as a caregiver — at least, not on the soccer pitch.

FC Edmonton midfielder Chris Nurse — all six-foot-one, 181 pounds of him — is known for his aggressive style of play. The 29-year-old veteran has never been one to shy away from a challenge and is often a collector of yellow cards.

In training, he plays just as hard as he does in games, which doesn’t always please his coaches or fellow teammates.

But head coach Colin Miller said he has seen an improvement in Nurse’s discipline on the field, especially after he sat down with the player and had a one-on-one chat several weeks ago.

Washington Midtown Lions Club 3rd Annual Cricket Match, honoring the late Guyanese, Leslie Grant

Midtown Lions Club 3rd Annual Cricket Match

The Washington Midtown Lions Club invites you to their 3rd Annual Cricket Match honoring the late Lion Leslie Grant.

Date: Saturday September 14, 2013

Time: 11:00 am

Address:19700 Golden Valley Lane, Brookeville, MD 20833, USA

Things looking up for Guyana's Fernandes

Nicolette Fernandes (front) goes down to England's Laura Massaro 5-11, 5-11, 7-11 in the CIMB Malaysian Open

KUALA LUMPUR: Having four brothers who play squash naturally set Nicolette Fernandes down the path of being a professional squash player.

The 30-year-old Toronto-born player from Guyana nearly had her career cut short in 2007 when she suffered a serious knee injury that laid her off for 23 months.

Malinga joins Guyana in CPL


Lasith Malinga has joined the Guyana Amazon Warriors for the last stage of the Caribbean Premier League. Malinga will replace Pakistan allrounder Mohammad Hafeez, who will leave after the league stages to play for Pakistan on their Zimbabwe tour, which starts on August 23.

Barnwell bowls Guyana to narrow win


Guyana Amazon Warriors defended a middling total of 140, taking four wickets in the last three overs, to set up a five-run win against Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League. The win has pushed Guyana's points tally to eight, although they still trail the Barbados Tridents on run rate.

CPL names six franchise teams

CPL, Caribbean Premier League

The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) authorities have announced the name of its six franchise teams and unveiled the team logos after weeks of speculations and hundreds of suggestions via social media, reports UNB.

The names of six CPL franchise teams: Antigua Hawksbills, Barbados Tridents, Guyana Amazon Warriors, Jamaica Tallawahs, St Lucia Zouks, and Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel.

Shivnarine Chanderpaul scores 69-ball Test century

Shivnarine Chanderpaul on reaching 100, 3rd fastest in Tests, Day One of the 1st Test WI vs Australia April 10, 2003 @ Bourda

On April 10, 2003 Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored the fourth-fastest hundred of all time at Bourda. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at the day when the all-conquering Australians were bludgeoned by the person they had least expected to.

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