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AAG could pull out of Carifta Games

AAG could pull out of Carifta Games

— Executive Council to decide today

Guyana’s participation at this year’s Carifta Games is in jeopardy and the Executive Council of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) is to meet today to make a final decision on the team’s participation .

ICC president rails at World Cup trophy snub

ICC president rails at World Cup trophy snub

ICC president AHM Mustafa Kamal has said that the game’s governing body denied him of his right to give the trophy at the post-match presentation ceremony of the World Cup final on Sunday .

Chase Academy favourites in today’s Milo Schools’  football final

Chase Academy favourites in today’s Milo Schools’ football final

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After 53 fixtures across 16 days, favourites Chase Academy will faceoff with the formidable Dolphin Secondary in the finale of the third annual Milo Schools u-20 football tourney today from 19:00hrs at the Ministry of Education ground .

Bravo considers Test return under Simmons

Bravo considers Test return under Simmons

TRINIDAD AND Tobago and West Indies cricketers Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard have both welcomed the appointment of ex-national and WI all-rounder Phil Simmons as the new coach of the regional team .

New Zealanders dominate World Cup team of the tournament

(Reuters) - Five players from World Cup runners-up New Zealand and three from winners Australia were named in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) team of the tournament yesterday .

Djokovic, Nishikori and Raonic reach last 16 in Miami

Djokovic, Nishikori and Raonic reach last 16 in Miami

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Defending champion Novak Djokovic defeated Belgium’s Steve Darcis 6-0 7-5 yesterday to power into the last 16 of the Miami Open along with Japan’s Kei Nishikori and Canada’s Milos Raonic .

Barbados to host World Cricket Festival

Barbados to host World Cricket Festival

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC-The Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players, will be held in the Caribbean in 2017 .

Pakistan name Azhar as one-day captain

(Reuters) - Pakistan have named Azhar Ali as their one-day captain following the retirement of Misbah-ul-Haq from one-day internationals after this month’s World Cup .

Australia names squad for West Indies, England tours

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia have named legspinner Fawad Ahmed and veteran Western Australian batsman Adam Voges in their 17-man tour squad for the West Indies and England tours in June and July .

Petra Organisation/Busta launch soft shoe football tournament

Petra Organisation/Busta launch soft shoe football tournament

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In an effort to continue their community based programmes, the Petra Organization in collaboration with the Guyana Beverage Company Incorporated officially launched the inaugural Busta Soft Shoe Football tourney yesterday at the latter’s Diamond Headquarters .

CG impresses CG

CG impresses CG

… superb sportswoman lauded by eminent emissary

New York (SMS) —The acronym ‘CG’ could be for ‘commendations’ and ‘gratitude’, but for Cassey George, it was also a quirky similarity of her initials to those of the title of Guyana’s top diplomat in New York City .

King’s eight - day bowling clinic commences today

King’s eight – day bowling clinic commences today

Ex-Guyana and West Indies pacer Reon King along with accredited coaches Orin Bailey and Trevon Garraway will bowl off an eight-day cricket coaching clinic at the Banks DIH Thirst Park Ground, from today .

Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia

Dynasty beckons for triumphant Australia

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Dark sunglasses were the order of the day for Australia's triumphant cricket team today as they paraded the World Cup trophy to hundreds of fans at a public reception after a night of heavy partying at the Melbourne Cricket Ground .

Jaguars roar to second win

Jaguars roar to second win

-Pernell Schultz nets double as Golden Jaguars dismantle Grenada

The Jamaal Shabazz show continued on its merry path as Guyana clinched their second home win in as many matches, dismantling CONACACAF Gold Cup bound and CFU rival Grenada 2-0 yesterday at the National Stadium in Providence .

Australia romp to fifth World Cup triumph

Australia romp to fifth World Cup triumph

— Skipper Clarke signs off in style

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke signed off in style from international one-day cricket yesterday by top scoring in his country’s crushing seven-wicket victory over New Zealand in the World Cup final .

Riddim Squad, Pele through to K&S semis

Riddim Squad, Pele through to K&S semis

Mouthwatering matchups as…

Riddim Squad and Pele Football Club clinched semi-final berths in the 25th Kashif and Shanghai Football tourney securing contrasting wins over Western Tigers and Winners Connections respectively on Saturday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground .

Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament

Starc award defies trend in bat-dominated tournament

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - At a World Cup dominated by batsmen and huge scores, it was an old-fashioned fast bowler who ultimately played the biggest role in Australia’s success .

Nadal crashes out in Miami, Murray wins

MIAMI, (Reuters) - A struggling and edgy Rafa Nadal crashed out of the Miami Open in the third round yesterday, losing 6-4 2-6 6-3 to fellow Spaniard Fernando Verdasco .

Cricket in court

Cricket in court

It seems ironic but despite the ruling of Chief Justice Ian Chang that sports associations are not legal entities and as such cannot sue or be sued, sport today seems to be played more in the Courts than on the courts .

NZ accepts defeat, proud of team’s efforts in World Cup

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum had asked his compatriots to ‘dare to dream’ before the cricket World Cup but the day after a crushing loss in the final to Australia the country does not appear to have suffered from a nightmare .

Bulls cruise past Knicks

NBA roundup….

(The Sports Xchange) - The Chicago Bulls cruised to a 111-80 victory over the New York Knicks, who dropped their seventh game in a row and set a franchise record for losses in a season with 60 .

Ferrari’s Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia

Ferrari’s Vettel storms to victory in Malaysia

SEPANG, Malaysia, (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel showed again that form is temporary and class permanent when the four times world champion put in a faultless display to record his first victory for Ferrari at the Malaysian Grand Prix yesterday .

Woods will fall outside world’s top 100 today

Woods will fall outside world’s top 100 today

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods will today drop outside the top 100 in the rankings for the first time in more than 18 years .

Australia win World Cup in Clarke's fitting farewell

Australia win World Cup in Clarke’s fitting farewell

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Michael Clarke signed off from one-day internationals with 74 as a dominant Australia won their fifth cricket World Cup after crushing New Zealand by seven wickets at the Melbourne Cricket Ground today .

Jaguars are underdogs!

Jaguars are underdogs!

—for today’s encounter against the Spice Boys

Despite securing their first home win in over three years on March 22nd against St .

Simmons’ challenge!

Simmons’ challenge!

AN article on the ESPNcricinfo website on Friday by Australian writer Daniel Brettig has triggered a few thoughts in relation to West Indies cricket, especially as it coincides with Phil Simmons’ installation as new head coach .

Missed penalty kick  costs Conquerors

Missed penalty kick costs Conquerors

A failed Eon Alleyne extra-time penalty kick in the dying minutes relegated Fruta Conquerors to their exit from the 25th Kashif and Shanghai tourney going down to Bakewell Slingerz FC 1-2 at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground on Friday .

Mc Calman reelected GTA president

Mc Calman reelected GTA president

Grace McCalman was Friday reelected president of the Guyana Tennis Association for a second term when the association held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Georgetown Cricket Club pavilion, Shiv Chanderpaul Drive .

TSC, GCC reach final

Transport Sports Club (TSC) and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) are to clash in the final of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society Second Division limited overs competition .

Renaissance, GFC reach final

Renaissance FC and the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) were clash for the inaugural Massy United Insurance Company sponsored Fruta Conquerors U-15 title, defeating Western Tigers and Santos respectively yesterday in the semi-final round .

Amelia’s Ward, Silver City reach semi-final

Amelia’s Ward and Silver City Valley Combined sealed the semi-final berths in the Stag Beer sponsored Brooklyn X2 promotions inter-ward knockout football tourney, defeating Canvas City and Silvertown respectively on Friday .

Guyana lose to Tonga 24-36

Guyana went under to Tonga yesterday morning in their final round robin game of Pool G of the Cathay Pacific/HSBC Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong exiting the main draw of the tournament without a win after three matches .

Defending champs Melanie A booted

Defending champs Melanie-A were booted from the third annual Guinness of the Streets East Coast of Demerara tourney, losing to underdogs Nabaclis by a 1-0 score line on Friday at the Haslington Market Place .

Panama win but Phillip stars

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Roman Torres’s first half goal was enough for Panama to sink Trinidad and Tobago in their international friendly at the Ato Boldon Stadium on Friday night .

Simmons backs Associates for next World Cup

LONDON, CMC – Newly appointed West Indies coach Phil Simmons is encouraging the International Cricket Council to keep faith with Associates teams for the next World Cup .

Hawks clinch Eastern Conference first place with win over Heat

  (The Sports Xchange) - Stephen Curry scored 38 points and Klay Thompson added 28 to lead the Golden State Warriors to a 107-84 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies, their eighth win in a row .

Australia’s Clarke to retire from ODIs after final

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke dropped a bombshell on the eve of the World Cup final by announcing he will retire from one-day cricket after today’s title-decider against New Zealand .



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