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Pollard named in One Day squad to face Bangladesh

Pollard named in One Day squad to face Bangladesh

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hard-hitting right-hander Kieron Pollard is set to play his first One-Day International in more than a year after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the three-match Dhaka Bank Cup series later this month .

Drayton loses, Greenidge wins as Guyana go under to Brunei

The streak of wins on Board One by Guyana’s Anthony Drayton (no mean feat) was stopped at three by Brunei’s Azahari Siti Nur Fatimah Hj as the Guyanese lost by one and one half points to two and one half yesterday the seventh day of action at the 41st World Chess Championships in Tromso, Norway .

Sri Lanka win first test as Pakistan crumble to Herath

Sri Lanka win first test as Pakistan crumble to Herath

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Left-arm spinner Rangana Herath claimed six wickets as Sri Lanka fashioned an unlikely seven-wicket victory over Pakistan to go one-up in the two-test series yesterday .

Rampaging England beat India  by innings and 54 runs

Rampaging England beat India by innings and 54 runs

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - England’s Moeen Ali and James Anderson made up for the loss of Stuart Broad through injury with a devastating bowling display as the hosts skittled India out for 161 to win the fourth test Saturday for a 2-1 series lead .

Former great Lloyd to head West Indies selection panel

(Reuters) - West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have named former captain Clive Lloyd the new head of their selection panel, the board said late on Saturday .

Haniff, Khan lead President’s Xi to victory over Masters XI

Haniff, Khan lead President’s Xi to victory over Masters XI

The President’s XI, led by Azeemul Haniff’s 39 and Amir Khan’s 4-6 handed the veteran Master’s XI a 37-run defeat last evening in their 20/20 match in the 2014 Guyana Festival, held at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

GFF Congress aborted again as six associations walk out

GFF Congress aborted again as six associations walk out

The Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) reconvened Congress was abruptly ended once again as six associations walked out in protest surrounding the legality of the several affiliates, their voting rights and their respective representatives .

‘It will take a lot to win at this level’

‘It will take a lot to win at this level’

—Says 2014 Commonwealth Games team manager and former 400m gold medallist Aliann Pompey

She was for a long time the golden girl of Guyana’s athletics .

Players, WICB could be at odds  over team first selection policy

Players, WICB could be at odds over team first selection policy

IT was inevitable that it would come to this .

Anthony scores star studded  field to win NSC feature event

Anthony scores star studded field to win NSC feature event

In sweltering conditions at the National Park yesterday, junior star cyclist, Michael Anthony scorched a star-studded field of rivals and rode away with the top honours in the feature 35-lap event of the NSC sponsored 11-race cycle programme .

GDF in come-from-behind win as rugby 10s competition gets underway

The Caribs and Hornets played to a 12-all stalemate while the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) ruggers came from behind to edge the UG Wolves 19-17 when the GRFU 10s league kicked off yesterday at the National Park .

B/dos record commanding eight wicket win over Leewards

B/dos record commanding eight wicket win over Leewards

Imposing half-centuries from Leniko Boucher and Nicholas Kirton propelled Barbados to a commanding eight-wicket win over the Leewards yesterday in the fourth round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U19 50-over tournament .

Grand seven race meet at Rising Sun Turf Club today

The Sport of Kings returns to the Rising Sun Turf Club today with a grand seven-race meet with a hefty $5M up for grabs .

Drayton on a roll racks up third successive win against Namibia’s Candidate Master

Anthony Drayton is turning out to be the success story of the Guyana chess team currently participating in the 41st World Chess Championships in Tromso, Norway .

Windwards defeat ICC Americas for first win

Windwards defeat ICC Americas for first win

By Delvon Mc Ewan [caption id="attachment_300433" align="alignleft" width="200"] Gildron Pope’s attacking half century secured the Windward Islands’ first win .

WDFA U17 league set to recommence today

The West Demerara Football Association U17 league will recommence today with a double header at the West Demerara Secondary School ground .

Windies name one-day team for Bangladesh tour

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hard-hitting right-hander Kieron Pollard is set to play his first One-Day International in more than a year after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the three-match Dhaka Bank Cup series later this month .

T20 showdown today at Providence

T20 showdown today at Providence

— as Guyana Festival enters second day

The stage has been set and the battle lines drawn for what should be a grudge match between two sides boasting some of the finest cricketers this country has ever produced .

GFF set to fill vacant positions at Ordinary Congress

GFF set to fill vacant positions at Ordinary Congress

-CONCACAF legal delegation here to observe reconvening of proceedings

The Executive Committee of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will reconvene its Annual Ordinary Congress today from 10:00am at Regency Suites .

Badminton team off to C/bean championships

Badminton team off to C/bean championships

An 11-member badminton team under manager/coach Gokarn Ramdhani will be participating in this year’s Caribbean Regional Badminton Championships (CAREBACO) which gets underway today in Jamaica and ends on Saturday .

Five-a-side knock out football tournament postponed

The Against All Odds (AAG) Promotions one-day, best-of-the-best, 16-team five-a-side knockout football tourney has been rescheduled until further notice due to the unavailability of playing venues .

Hugh Ross rewarded by Mohamed’s Enterprises

Hugh Ross rewarded by Mohamed’s Enterprises

Guyana’s world renowned bodybuilder Hugh Ross, has been rewarded by Mohamed’s Enterprise for his outstanding achievements, most recently his second place finish at the World Master’s Championships two months ago in Northern Ireland .

Rory roars into Valhalla  lead with eagle

Rory roars into Valhalla lead with eagle

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky, (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy stayed in the hunt for a third consecutive victory on the PGA Tour, seizing the outright lead with an eagle at the par-five 18th in the weather-hit second round of the PGA Championship yesterday .

Serena beats Wozniacki to set stage for all-Williams semi

(Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams’ Rogers Cup title defence picked up speed with a 4-6 7-5 7-5 quarter-final win over Caroline Wozniacki yesterday to set up a potential semi-final showdown with sister Venus .

T&T-Logie confirmed new national team coach

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie said he was thrilled to be involved with the game in Trinidad & Tobago again .

Sangakkara ton leads Sri Lanka’s strong reply

Sangakkara ton leads Sri Lanka’s strong reply

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Kumar Sangakkara struck his 37th test hundred as he and his retiring team mate Mahela Jayawardene powered Sri Lanka to 252 for two wickets before rain washed out the final session on day three of the first test against Pakistan yesterday .

Rain halts England’s  second day progress

Rain halts England’s second day progress

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - England’s hopes of taking the initiative in the fourth test against India were washed out by the rain as a torrential downpour after lunch left the outfield unplayable during the second day yesterday .

Cricketer set to return to test action after 10 years

-had admitted to burning down Zimbabwe Cricket Academy

HARARE, (Reuters) - Mark Vermeulen took a step closer to an unlikely test return after a decade on the sidelines when Zimbabwe named him in a 15-man squad for the one-off test against neighbours South Africa which starts in Harare today .

Drayton defeats International Master  as chess team loses to Nigeria

Drayton defeats International Master as chess team loses to Nigeria

The national chess team failed to make it three wins in a row when they were beaten by Nigeria 1-3 yesterday as play in the 41st World Chess championships continued in Tromso, Norway .

Three-for-Three

Three-for-Three

-Kemo Paul’s knock steers Guyana to victory

Kemo Paul steered Guyana to a third successive victory as action in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 Limited Overs Tournament continued yesterday at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda .

Kadecia Baird pulls out of Boyce/Jefford Classic

Kadecia Baird pulls out of Boyce/Jefford Classic

USA-based track and field star Kadecia Baird has pulled out of the Boyce/Jefford Classic scheduled for mid-month in Linden .

Kuru-Kururu Warriors outplay Mocha Champs

Kuru-Kururu Warriors overcame Mocha Champs by a 3-2 score line when the Stag Beer-sponsored East Bank Football Association (EBFA) division one league continued on Sunday at the Grove Community Centre ground .

Jamaica’s female world champion set for stern career test

Jamaica’s female world champion set for stern career test

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica’s lone female world boxing champion, Alicia Ashley, is set to face one of the sternest test to her World Boxing Council super bantamweight title next month .

Jamaica triumphs over ICC Americas

Jamaica triumphs over ICC Americas

WICB U-19 cricket tourney…

Mark Parchment’s unbeaten 49 and Captain Ramaal Lewis’ four wickets set up a comprehensive 7-wicket win for Jamaica over the ICC Americas yesterday as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 50-overs tournament continued at the Everest Ground .

Top seeds Djokovic, Wawrinka fall in Toronto

TORONTO, (Reuters) - Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga handed world number one Novak Djokovic a shock 6-2 6-2 third round defeat yesterday as the Rogers Cup was rocked by upsets and surprises .

Broad runs through India as England take charge

Broad runs through India as England take charge

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - England fast bowler Stuart Broad took six wickets to skittle out India for 152 and the hosts finished on 113 for three in reply to take control on an absorbing opening day of the fourth test yesterday .



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