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Baird, George strike gold at CARIFTA

Baird, George strike gold at CARIFTA

Guyana won two gold medals on day one of the 43rd Carifta Games yesterday at the Pierre Aliker Municipal Stadium in Fort-de-France, Martinique .

Cricket’s true giants celebrate special anniversaries

Cricket’s true giants celebrate special anniversaries

 IT is the season of special anniversaries for two of cricket’s true giants, kindred spirits, both West Indian, both left-handers .

GABA names squad to participate in GABF national evaluation

The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has named 25 players to prepare for the Guyana Amateur Basket-ball Federation (GABF) Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship squad evaluation trials .

Novices c/ships  set for next month

Novices c/ships set for next month

The Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) will kick start its local season with the annual Novices Championship on May 2-3 .

North East La Penitence defeats East Ruimveldt

North East La Penitence defeats East Ruimveldt

North East La Penitence defeated East Ruimveldt 2-0 in their quarterfinal matchup when the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tourney continued at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda on Thursday .

Jamaica snatch honours as Barbados stumble

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Jamaica defied a half-century from Shane Dowrich to grab an early advantage over Barbados in their Headley/Weekes Trophy semi-final here yesterday .

Guyana Cup Fever horse race meet on today

After Chief Justice Ian Chang discharged an injunction filed against the Guyana Cup Fever on Thursday, the meet got the green light and will go ahead today .

Wortmanville/Bent Street  edges Charlestown

Wortmanville/Bent Street edges Charlestown

Wortmanville/Bent Street edged Charlestown by a 2-1 score line in their quarterfinal match when the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tourney continued on Thursday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda .

Chunilall led TSC to 46- run  victory over Bel Air Rubis

Chunilall led TSC to 46- run victory over Bel Air Rubis

Transport Sports Club (TSC) defeated Bel Air Rubis by 46 runs despite an excellent bowling performance by Alex Chunilall, when action continued in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Brain-street Group Under-15 Cricket Competition on Thursday .

Sophia, North/South Ruimveldt look for semi-final places

Sophia, North/South Ruimveldt look for semi-final places

[caption id="attachment_271906" align="alignleft" width="199"] Vurlon Mills[/caption][caption id="attachment_271151" align="alignright" width="156"] Shemroy Arthur[/caption]North/South Ruimveldt battles Sophia from 19:00hrs when the final match in the quarterfinal round of the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout tourney concludes today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda .

Smith’s half century in vain as CSK loses

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Dwayne Smith’s boundary-studded half century was in vain as Chennai Super Kings went down by six wickets to Kings XI Punjab on Good Friday here .

Dickson guides DCC  A to victory over GYO

Dickson guides DCC A to victory over GYO

A patient half century by Darian Dickson guided Demerara Cricket Club ‘A’ to a seven-wicket victory over hosts Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) when the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Brainstreet U-15 limited overs tournament continued yesterday .

GBL’s Singh gets  baseball equipment  from US

GBL’s Singh gets baseball equipment from US

[caption id="attachment_286297" align="alignright" width="448"] Guyana Softball League president Robin Singh (right) displays equipment acquired with Fly Jamaica representative Sarah Brown at the airline’s office in New York .

Windwards on top after Johnson rocks T&T

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies A pacer Delorn Johnson produced a sharp, late burst, to rock Trinidad and Tobago and give Windward Islands the advantage on the opening day of their Headley/Weekes Trophy semi-final here yesterday .

West Indies speedster escapes serious injury in accident

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies fast bowler Kemar Roach escaped serious injury following a car accident here early yesterday, the Barbados Today online newspaper has reported .

Moores takes over from Flower as England coach

LONDON, (Reuters) - Peter Moores was named England coach for the second time yesterday as the cricket board continued its overhaul following the humiliating 5-0 Ashes rout in Australia at the start of the year .

Alpha United to face  GDF in Namilco final

Alpha United to face GDF in Namilco final

Experience overcame exuberance when Alpha United downed tournament hosts Fruta Conquerors 3-2 in the semi-final round of the Namilco One Love Football Festival held on Wednesday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda and they will now face the GDF in the final .

Bangalore's arsenal blazes to victory

Bangalore’s arsenal blazes to victory

(ESPNcricinfo ) The Yuvraj Singh-Virat Kohli partnership didn't have a happy ending in the World T20 final, but less than two weeks after that night in Mirpur, their association in Sharjah followed a different script yesterday .

Brian Lara’s 375: The inside story of a world record-breaking innings

Brian Lara’s 375: The inside story of a world record-breaking innings

By Marc Higginson BBC SportTwenty years ago this week, West Indies batsman Brian Lara broke Sir Garfield Sobers’s 36-year-old world record for the highest score in a Test innings .

What the people say about…Guyana’s performance in the WICB four-day tournament

What the people say about…Guyana’s performance in the WICB four-day tournament

After a dismal showing by the national cricket team which ended the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four-day Tournament in last place with 29 points after losing five consecutive matches, Stabroek Sport asked the man-in-the-street what they thought of the team’s performance and the general state of cricket in Guyana .

Skipper touts Barbadian Jordan for Tests after top spells

Skipper touts Barbadian Jordan for Tests after top spells

LONDON,  CMC – Sussex captain Ed Joyce says Barbadian seamer Chris Jordan is ready for Test cricket and is pushing for him to be included in the England squad for July’s start of the India series .

‘Dangerous’ Richmond loses by unanimous decision

-fourth defeat for Guyanese in Wray and Nephew bouts

Guyana’s Derrick ‘Dangerous’ Richmond lost via unanimous decision to Jamaican Tsetsi ‘ Lights Out’ Davis in the fifth bout of this season’s Wray and Nephew Caribbean Contender Series on Wednesday night in Jamaica .

Powerlifters named for St Croix event

Powerlifters named for St Croix event

The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) has shortlisted an 11-member team to represent the nation at the eighth NAPF Caribbean Islands Powerlifting Championships in St Croix, US Virgin Islands .

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expertBrazil unveils $10 bln infrastructure budget for Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO,  (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24 .

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert

PRETORIA,  (Reuters) - The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned yesterday until May 5 after the state wrapped up three days of punishing cross-examination of a forensic expert brought by the defence .

Grizzlies tame Mavericks

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games .

Nadal, Federer and Djokovic all breeze into last eight with comfortable wins

 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic demonstrated their superior class on clay as they eased into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday .

CONCACAF blocks Warner from selling Centre of Excellence

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is seeking compensation from former football executive Jack Warner for the Centre of Excellence in Trinidad which he claims to own .

Rasheed (12-71) guides ECC to victory over MYO

Javed Rasheed’s 12-wicket match haul guided Everest Cricket Club (ECC) to a comprehensive victory over Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) as the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competition continued last weekend at the MYO ground .

Warner: Centre of Excellence not for sale, never was

Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner yesterday responded to newspaper reports that CONCACAF had taken legal action preventing him from selling the Centre of Excellence in Macoya .

Lusignan CC wins ECCB U15 competition

Lusignan CC wins ECCB U15 competition

[caption id="attachment_286051" align="alignright" width="179"] Robin Williams[/caption]Lusignan Cricket Club was crowned champions of the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) 2014 U15 competition after they defeated Ogle Cricket Club by 17 runs on Sunday .

Grassroots Foundation inter ward quarters on today

Grassroots Foundation inter ward quarters on today

The quarterfinal round of the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tournament continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground Bourda with a doubleheader .

Team Guyana ready for CARIFTA battle

Team Guyana ready for CARIFTA battle

Coach, Sham Johnny is satisfied with the preparation of Team Guyana but noted there are some areas that needed to be improved ahead of this weekend’s CARIFTA Games in the French island of Martinique .

Success masters Kings, Floodlights beat Park Rangers

Success Masters and Floodlights defeated Industry Super Kings and Park Rangers respectively in the latest action of the Trophy Stall softball competition at the Demerara Cricket Club Ground last Saturday .

Pele edges Flamingo 3-2

Pele edges Flamingo 3-2

Pele FC scraped past Flamingo FC by a 3-2 margin in their first division matchup when the Georgetown Football Association league continued on Tuesday at the Tucville Community ground .

Joseph helps NA United defeat Young Achievers

-GFF Premier League

New Amsterdam United, led by a Kelvin Joseph six goal haul, dismantled Young Achievers by a 9-0 score line when the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) National Premier League concluded on Tuesday .

Malteenoes SC gets donation  from Regal Stationery and  Computer Centre

Malteenoes SC gets donation from Regal Stationery and Computer Centre

[caption id="attachment_286019" align="alignleft" width="333"] Telesha Ousman Secretary of Regal Stationery and Computer Centre hands over 32” Daewoo Television to Troy Lewis MSC Assistant Treasurer while Bevaughn Butts member of MSC looks on .



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