Chanderpaul to represent St Kitts & Nevis vs Bangladesh

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(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica -- Veteran West Indies batsman Guyanese Shivnarine Chanderpaul will represent St Kitts & Nevis against Bangladesh in three-day match starting tomorrow, August 30 at Warner Park in St Kitts .

Alpha United blown away by Honduras 6-0

Alpha United's dismal showing in the CONCACAF Champions League continued yesterday as they were blown away 6-0 by Honduran outfit Olimpia FC at the Estadio Tiburcio Carías Andino in Honduras .

Give Lloyd free rein, Greenidge urges W.Indies

LONDON, (Reuters) - The West Indies hierarchy must give new chairman of selectors Clive Lloyd a free rein to make the changes that will inspire a turnaround in fortunes for the national team, according to batting great Gordon Greenidge .

Photo finish boost  for athletics

Photo finish boost for athletics

[caption id="attachment_302701" align="alignleft" width="333"] President of the GOA, K Juman Yassin (left) handing over the equipment to AAG head, Aubrey Hutson .

Carmichael aims to up his game

Carmichael aims to up his game

-focused on getting into national team

All-rounder Kellon Carmichael says that he intends to put all the training he endured during his stint with the English Club Hadleigh and Thundersley during the 2014 Essex county Division One League season into practice upon his return to the local circuit .

New Road Eagles clip Showtime 1-0

Stag Beer football

New Road Eagles continued their undefeated run in the Stag Beer 5-aside-football tournament, defeating Showtime by a 1-0 score line on Wednesday at the Vergenoegen Rice Mill Tarmac .

Rebranding for international rugby

The International Rugby Board will become World Rugby from November 19, 2014 as part of a major rebranding programme .

Motor racers gearing up to defend home turf

The Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) is gearing up to host the third leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Association (CMRA) on November 18 with aspirations of defending home turf and topping the points stable .

Delroy Fraser roars for senior Jags with hat trick

The Golden Jaguars senior squad led by a Delroy Fraser first half hat trick, defeated East Bank of Demerara unit Grove Hi-Tech by a 3-1 margin in their third practice fixture yesterday at the Tucville Community ground .

Ramdin’s hundred one of the best: Sir Richie

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Former West Indies stroke-maker Sir Richie Richardson has hailed Denesh Ramdin’s recent hundred against Bangladesh as one of the best ever one-day innings .

Eleven-race event to wrap up ‘Teach Them Young’ cycling

Eleven-race event to wrap up ‘Teach Them Young’ cycling

Hassan Mohamed will wrap up the 38th annual ‘Teach Them Young’ eight-week clinic tomorrow in the National Park with the staging of an 11-race programme .

McIlroy targets Mahan’s spot at Deutsche Bank

(Reuters) - In-form Rory McIlroy has set his sights on dislodging Hunter Mahan from the top of the FedExCup standings after this week’s Deutsche Bank Championship in Massachusetts on a course he says is ideally suited to his game .

Amos beats Rudisha again, Merritt cruises home

ZURICH (Reuters) - Botswana’s Nijel Amos repeated his Common-wealth Games win over Olympic champion David Rudisha in the men’s 800 metres at the Weltklasse meeting in Zurich yesterday .

Rooney named England captain and fulfils ‘dream’

LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named the new captain of England yesterday .

Sir Richie anticipating Windies domination in Test series

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – West Indies team manager Sir Richie Richardson has backed the regional side to use the momentum from the successful one-day series and also dominate Bangladesh in the upcoming Test series .

Platini rules out running for FIFA presidency

MONACO, (Reuters) - UEFA president Michel Platini ruled himself out of the running for the most powerful job in football yesterday, saying he “could not convince himself” that opposing incumbent Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency was the right thing to do .

Serena, Djokovic sail through U.S. Open winds

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams sailed through brisk winds to dismiss overmatched opponents yesterday and land comfortably in the third round of the U .

Bangladesh still winless after rain wrecks T20

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Only 28 deliveries were possible as rain wrecked the one-off Twenty20 International between West Indies and Bangladesh here Wednesday night .

Australia, NZ set to deliver great World Cup, says ICC CEO

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – International Cricket Council chief executive, David Richardson, believes Australia and New Zealand are on track to deliver a first class Cricket World Cup next year .

Murray advances past Bachinger in straight sets

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Eighth seed Andy Murray, who overcame cramping in his first-round victory, roared past unseeded German Matthias Bachinger in straight sets yesterday to reach the third round of the U .

Tributes flow for George Linton

(Barbados Nation) Even in death, George Linton couldn’t be separated from his one and true love – cricket .

England fined for slow over rate in India one-day defeat

LONDON, (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook’s misery over his side’s one-day humbling at the hands of India was compounded yesterday when he was fined 20 percent of his match fee for a slow over rate .

Barnwell’s XI in nail-biting win over Griffith’s XI

Barnwell’s XI in nail-biting win over Griffith’s XI

A sterling performance from the Chris Barnwell-led XI set up a nail-biting three-run win over Trevon Griffith’s XI in the second Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) 50-over trials played at the Everest Ground yesterday .

Golden Jaguars draw with Den Amstel Porknockers

Golden Jaguars draw with Den Amstel Porknockers

The Golden Jaguars provisional senior squad was held to a disappointing 3-3 draw in their second practice matchup by West Demerara unit Den Amstel Porknockers on Tuesday at the Tucville Community ground .

Cricket for Unity team receive  outfits from Colours Boutique

Cricket for Unity team receive outfits from Colours Boutique

 Organisers of the “Cricket for Unity” celebrity match set to be contested on September 6 under lights at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, yesterday handed over outfits to the two respective teams, the Roraima Strikers and the Kaieteur Thunders .

Lawn tennis club off to Suriname

Guyana’s Non Pariel Tennis Team will tackle Suriname’s De Dolfijin Club in Suriname over the weekend .

Alpha United seeks first win in return match against Olimpia

Alpha United seeks first win in return match against Olimpia

With a win needed to mathematically keep their hopes alive of qualifying, Alpha United will desperately attempt to fashion their first win of the tournament when they visit Honduran side Olimpia in the CONCACAF Champions League today .

‘Moore’ fights for Battle of Contender card

Match maker of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC), Eon Jardine yesterday announced the addition of a professional bout to the ‘Battle of Contenders’ card on September 13 .

‘Focus needs to be on the players not administration’

‘Focus needs to be on the players not administration’

-says Walter Moore

Golden Jaguars International Walter `Boyd’ Moore said the focus of the local football fraternity should be on the players and not the administration because without the players, there is no football to govern .

National Intermediate boxing c/ships set for this weekend

National Intermediate boxing c/ships set for this weekend

[caption id="attachment_275009" align="alignleft" width="184"] Steve Ninvalle[/caption]The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) season will continue this weekend when the fistic sport returns to the East Ruimveldt Community Centre (California Square) for the staging of the National Intermediate Championships .

Invaders Masters pip Aurora Knight Riders

Invaders Masters defeated Aurora Knight Riders by one run in their thrilling rain-affected final of the South Essequibo 40-overs-a-side competition on Sunday at the New Opportunity Corp ground .

GCB doles out $500,000 for  cricket development in Linden

GCB doles out $500,000 for cricket development in Linden

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) on Sunday last took its developmental programme to the mining town of Linden when it met with representatives of the East Bank Demerara Cricket Association and Linden at the Bayroc ground last Sunday .

Hewitt pushed to U.S. Open exit, but no retirement talk

NEW YORK, Reuters) - Thirteen years after winning the U .

No revenge driving assures Hamilton

LONDON, CMC – Lewis Hamilton has ruled out hitting back at Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg in upcoming races, as they continue their heated battle for the Formula One drivers title .

Brazilian named BFA technical director

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados have appointed Brazilian Marcos Falopa as their new Technical Director, on a six-month contract .

T&T edge Jamaica to take inaugural title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago edged arch-rivals Jamaica 1-0 in the final of the Caribbean Football Union Women’s Caribbean Cup, to claim the inaugural title here Tuesday .

China’s Peng upsets fourth seed Radwanska

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Chinese doubles specialist Peng Shuai supplied a shocking start to the second round of the U .

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