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Slingerz commences legal action against GFF

-Collin `BL’ Aaron

Collin ‘BL’ Aaron, Manager of Slingerz FC said the club has commenced legal proceedings against the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) following a decision from CONCACAF to debar them from participating in the 2017 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship.

Holder accuses ECB of deliberately not staging AGM

-ECB secretary Christiani denies accusation said there was no quorum

By Royston Alkins The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Essequibo Cricket Board (GCB) which was scheduled for Sunday at the ECB Hostel did not take place and president of the North Essequibo Cricket Committee Prince Holder said he believes that the non-staging of the AGM was deliberate.

Stag Nation’s Cup resumption…

Grove Hi-Tech, Ann’s Grove  seek quarter-final spots

The Stag Nations Cup football tournament will resume today at the Grove Community Centre ground, East Bank Demerara with a doubleheader from 19:00hrs.

Defences on top again at dour Nations Cup

PORT GENTIL, Gabon, (Reuters) – Defences were on top again on another dour day at the African Nations Cup yesterday when the two games produced a meagre one goal between them, scored by Ghana from the penalty spot.

Ace high Karlovic prevails in Court 19 marathon

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Ivo Karlovic fired down 75 aces in a record Australian Open marathon against Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos which lasted five hours, 15 minutes and finished in a 6-7(6) 3-6 7-5 6-2 22-20 first-round victory for the Croatian yesterday.

Djokovic fends off Nadal-slayer Verdasco

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic may have cursed the draw for throwing up Fernando Verdasco as the first opponent in his Australian Open defence yesterday but the tough match-up against the Spanish giant-killer ultimately proved a blessing in disguise.

Hope, Carter among runs as Super50 looms

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies players Shai Hope and Jonathan Carter warmed up nicely for Barbados Pride’s upcoming campaign in the Regional Super50 with half-centuries in the final practice game here Monday.

Warriors end Cavs’ hex with blowout win

(The Sports Xchange) – The Golden State Warriors emphatically snapped a four-game losing streak to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday using a 78-point, first-half explosion to crush the defending NBA champions 126-91.

John urges more commitment, pride from national team

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Outstanding former Trinidad and Tobago striker, Stern John, has questioned the commitment of the current national players, and has urged them to lift their professionalism if the country is to quality for the next year’s World Cup in Russia.

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