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BCCI demands multi-million dollar settlement, gives WICB 15-day ultimatum

BCCI demands multi-million dollar settlement, gives WICB 15-day ultimatum

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board will have to cough up nearly US$42 million in order to stave off a lawsuit from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), stemming from the abandoned tour of India earlier this month .

Red Force busy with preparation as Windies conflict rages

Red Force busy with preparation as Windies conflict rages

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Amidst the confusion engulfing West Indies cricket, Trinidad and Tobago are pressing ahead with preparation for the inaugural WICB Professional Cricket League (PCL) which bowls off this month across the region .

Cycling season continues today with third annual Payless Variety Store 11 race programme

The 2014 cycling season will continue today in the National Park with the staging of the third annual Payless Variety Store 11-race programme .

GFF at a crossroad!

GFF at a crossroad!

- constitutional reform for body, affiliates on the cards says Urling

 Chairman of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Normilisation Committee Clinton Urling said yesterday that the mandate of the FIFA appointed body will be to implement constitutional reform for the GFF and its affiliates while crafting a properly regulated electoral procedure .

Defending champs face F.E Pollard in marquee matchup

 In what will be a rematch of their earlier group-C fixture, defending champs St .

GFA Futsal tourney gets cracking today

GFA Futsal tourney gets cracking today

Following an absence of almost three years, the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) officially launched its Futsal championship under the Stag Beer brand yesterday at the Waterchris Hotel in Waterloo Street .

Zidane given coaching reprieve until ban appeal resolved

MADRID, (Reuters) - Zinedine Zidane will be able to continue coaching Real Madrid’s B team until his appeal against a three-month ban for not having the correct licence is resolved, a court ruled yesterday .

Knicks spoil James’ homecoming with 95-90 win

(The Sports Xchange) - - -Carmelo Anthony scored 25 points, including a big basket over LeBron James in the final minute, and the New York Knicks spoiled James’ home-coming celebrations with a 95-90 victory over the revamped Cleveland Cavaliers .

Blake becomes Guyana’s second three star AIBA certified coach

Blake becomes Guyana’s second three star AIBA certified coach

Guyana’s Sebert Blake has now entered elite company in becoming a three star International Boxing Association (AIBA) certified coach .

Indian cricket board demands compensation, gives WICB 15-day ultimatum

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board will have to cough up nearly US$42 million in order to stave off a lawsuit from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI), stemming from the abandoned tour of India earlier this month .

PM Gonsalves brokers T&T meeting to end impasse

PM Gonsalves brokers T&T meeting to end impasse

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Singh century steers team to unlikely win

Singh century steers team to unlikely win

Skipper Vishaul Singh stroked a match-winning century while Vice-Captain Steven Jacobs chipped in with a defiant half-century, remarkably piloting their team to a massive come-from-behind two-wicket win over the Leon Johnson-led XI .

Smikle banned for two years

Smikle banned for two years

MONACO, CMC- Jamaican discus thrower Traves Smikle has been suspended for two years for using a banned substance, the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), has announced .

Gibson returns as England bowling coach on a temporary basis

Gibson returns as England bowling coach on a temporary basis

LONDON, CMC- Former West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has been appointed as a bowling coach for England on a temporary basis .

ICC to put Windies tour to SA top of the Agenda

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- Salvaging West Indies’ next scheduled tour - to South Africa - would be the first priority at next week’s board meeting of the Internal Cricket Council (ICC), top cricket official Wally Edwards has said .

Controversial batsman Ryder gets World Cup lifeline

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Aggressive top-order batsman Jesse Ryder was passionate about rekindling his international career after he was thrown a World Cup lifeline by being named in a New Zealand ‘A’ team for one-day matches in the United Arab Emirates next month .

Sarwan arrives in T&T for practice match

(Trinidad Express) Ramnaresh Sarwan has arrived in Trinidad and Tobago and will get a workout this weekend in T&T Cricket Board three-day practice match bowling off today at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva from 10 a .

Jaguars head coach participates in FIFA Fitness Programme

Jaguars head coach participates in FIFA Fitness Programme

Golden Jaguars Head Coach Denzil Thompson is thrilled to incorporate the new techniques and skills he learnt when he participated in the premier ‘FIFA’s Fitness Programme in Football- the first regional course in CONCACAF’ which was held in Fort Lauderdale, USA earlier this month .

Eight fixtures planned for Stag Beer Futsal tourney tomorrow

The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal tournament will officially kick off tomorrow at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH), Mandela Avenue with eighth fixtures .

Softball cup launched

Softball cup launched

-teams from Guyana, US, Canada to battle it out

The fourth edition of the Guyana Softball Cup was officially declared open last night by the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), Bourda .

GCC victorious in GT&T national indoors championships

-dismantles Old Fort 5-4; Tigers thrash Hikers 9-0

Defending first division champs Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) overcame Old Fort 5-4 to register their win in the GT&T National Indoor Championships on Wednesday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .

Guyana to contest nine disciplines at CAC Games

Guyana to contest nine disciplines at CAC Games

-following GOA sponsorship

Through the sponsorship of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), the Golden Arrowhead will be represented in nine disciplines at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Veracruz, Mexico from November 14-30 .

Webster, Bhagwandin victorious in Lusignan Golf Course Open

Webster, Bhagwandin victorious in Lusignan Golf Course Open

Shanella Webster is one of four players who excelled at the Lusignan Golf Course (LGC) on Saturday, exactly a week before the commencement of the Guyana Open International Golf Tournament .

GCA second division tourney

Thirteen matches set for the weekend

Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) second division and under-13 competitions will continue this weekend with 11 matches scheduled for venues around the city .

Younus, Ali bat Pakistan into box seat

Younus, Ali bat Pakistan into box seat

(Reuters) - Younus Khan’s prolific bat continued to torment Australia as he struck his third successive test hundred to put Pakistan in a commanding position on day one of the second and final test yesterday .

Giants close out Royals to win World Series

Giants close out Royals to win World Series

KANSAS CITY, Missouri, (Reuters) - The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals 3-2 on Wednesday behind a stunning performance by Madison Bumgarner to win their third World Series title in five seasons .

Murray qualifies for Tour Finals with Dimitrov win

PARIS, (Reuters) - Briton Andy Murray continued his recent resurgence when he qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals by reaching the quarter-finals of the Paris Masters with a 6-3 6-3 win against Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov yesterday .

Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition - family

Bianchi remains in critical but stable condition – family

PARIS, (Reuters) - Injured Formula One driver Jules Bianchi remains in a critical but stable condition, the Frenchman’s family said on Thursday .

Carl Hooper

Hooper urges ICC to pull West Indies cricket out of current mess

Former West Indian skipper Carl Hooper urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to intervene in the affairs of West Indian cricket, which is currently in a mess due to the dispute between the West Indian Cricket Board (WICB) and the players, which threatens to spoil Australia’s tour of the West indies and their participation of the World Cup .

Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

Pakistan warned to brace for Australia backlash

(Reuters) - Pakistan coach Waqar Younis has warned his team to beware a backlash from a wounded Australia in the second and final test in Abu Dhabi starting today .

Urling, committee up for the challenge ahead

Urling, committee up for the challenge ahead

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Normilization Committee Chairman Clinton Urling says that the mission of the FIFA appointed body will be to develop the sport locally .

Singh’s XI needs to score 334 for come-from-behind win

Singh’s XI needs to score 334 for come-from-behind win

By Delvon Mc Ewan Half centuries from West Indies player Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Rajendrika Chandrika for Leon Johnson’s XI left Vishaul Singh’s XI with a fourth innings target of 334 to complete a come-from-behind victory heading into the final day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) practice match at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC), ground, Bourda .

Sri Lanka not ready after filling in for absconding Windies

Sri Lanka not ready after filling in for absconding Windies

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Sri Lanka have lamented the state of their preparation for the one-day series against India, which was hastily arranged after West Indies players abandoned their ODI tour here earlier this month .

Spurs edge Mavs in San Antonio to open title defense

(Reuters) - The San Antonio Spurs raised their championship banner then elevated their game when it mattered to edge the Dallas Mavericks 101-100 in a season-opening win on Tuesday .

Defending champs lose to arch rivals

-France nets hat trick

Defending champs Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) went down to arch-rivals Hikers by a 6-2 margin when the GT&T National Indoor Championships commenced on Monday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .

GCF did not ban Team Coco’s cyclists

GCF did not ban Team Coco’s cyclists

- says president of GCF Cheryl Thompson

After withdrawing from the ‘Ride for Life’ five-stage event following a 30-second penalty, Team Coco’s riders were a no-show for Sunday’s Digicel’s Breast Cancer Awareness road race prompting cycling enthusiasts to ask the question if the riders were banned from competing .

Flex Night meeting set for Saturday at GOA headquarters

Flex Night meeting set for Saturday at GOA headquarters

The committee of Flex Night International will host a briefing on Saturday at the Guyana Olympic Association’s headquarters in Kingston from 15:00hrs .



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