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Waramadong and Christianburg/ Wismar set up third finals clash

Waramadong and Christianburg/ Wismar set up third finals clash

Christianburg/Wismar and Waramadong Secondary will battle for the third consecutive time for the Digicel Secondary Schools u-18 championship, following semi-final wins over Beterverwagting (BV) and Bush Lot Secondary respectively on Friday .

Joseph pleased with U17s showing

Joseph pleased with U17s showing

National junior Head Coach Bryan Joseph said he is pleased with his team’s showing in the recently held Caribbean Football Union (CFU) u-17 tourney, despite their shortcomings in failing to qualify for the final round of the event .

Guyana makes strong  reply after dismissing  Windwards cheaply

Guyana makes strong reply after dismissing Windwards cheaply

A tidy bowling display from Guyana’s spin bowlers saw the Windward Islands being dismissed for a paltry first innings total on a rain affected first day of the second round match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 tournament yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club ground, Carifesta Avenue .

 Guyana march towards title with third straight win

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Guyana reeled off their third straight win to remain unbeaten, and install themselves as favourites to win the Regional Under-15 Championship here Friday .

Lewis, O’Brien end Tallawahs unbeaten run

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Evin Lewis’s fiery half-century coupled with Kevin O’Brien’s four-wicket haul fired Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel to their fourth win and third on the trot, as they beat Jamaica Tallawahs by 13 runs here yesterday .

 Louis, Martina wreck Jamaica

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Three-wicket hauls from Jeremiah Louis and Shaquille Martina undermined Jamaica and gave Leeward Islands the advantage, on the opening day of the second round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday .

Dominant Nibali set to be crowned in Paris

PERIGUEUX, France, July 26 (Reuters) - Having dominated on all terrains, Vincenzo Nibali is set to win the Tour de France after avoiding any late dramas yesterday in the penultimate stage, a 54-km time trial from Bergerac won by Tony Martin .

Perera gives Sri Lanka big lead despite Amla ton

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - South Africa captain Hashim Amla remained unbeaten after his 22nd test hundred but off-spinner Dilruwan Perera’s career best figures gave Sri Lanka a big first innings lead at the end of the third day of the second test yesterday .

Love latest to pull out from USA team

(Reuters) - Kevin Love of the Minnesota Timberwolves became the third NBA player in recent weeks to withdraw from consideration for Team USA in next month’s World Cup, USA Basketball said yesterday .

We’re hurting at Jadeja punishment, says Dhoni

SOUTHAMPTON, England, (Reuters) - India were hurting at the International Cricket Council’s (ICC)decision to fine Ravindra Jadeja 50 percent of his match fee after the row with England’s Jimmy Anderson, Mahendra Singh Dhoni said yesterday .

Defiant Cook will tough it out as England captain

SOUTHAMPTON, England, - Alastair Cook insisted yesterday he was strong enough to tough out the attacks on his form and ability as England captain and would carry on in the role .

Women’s TT team advances at expense of Scotland

Women’s TT team advances at expense of Scotland

Commonwealth Games 2014…

—-Chelsea Edghill stars in monumental encounterAmidst deafening noise, thunderous applause with the blue and white of the Saint Andrew’s Cross being waved prominently; on the morning of Friday 25th July at the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Chelsea Edghill became her country’s heroine .

TT women, Nicolette  Fernandes eliminated

TT women, Nicolette Fernandes eliminated

Commonwealth Games 2014…

Guyana’s women’s table tennis team failed to reproduce their performance against Scotland earlier yesterday and lost 0-3 to Canada as the team event of the Commonwealth Games continued yesterday at the Scotstoun Table Tennis Centre .

Anderson hopes to do himself, Guyana proud

Anderson hopes to do himself, Guyana proud

Recently selected to participate in the Baltimore Orioles baseball Academy Lindani Jamal Anderson, who wings out today for the commencement of his stint in Florida, said that he plans to make the most of his journey to the Major Leagues .

Guyana players, team management need to get it right

Guyana players, team management need to get it right

Regional U19 cricket tournament….

Says Delvon Mc Ewan Sloppy fielding, ineffective bowling and inefficient leadership resulted in Guyana almost losing its opening match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 Tournament against the Leeward Islands .

Podium places to be decided in final time trial

BERGERAC, France, (Reuters) - After almost three weeks of action-packed racing the minor podium places in the Tour de France are likely to be decided in today’s final time trial .

Can Clarke chisel out  another Mr. Guyana Victory?

Can Clarke chisel out another Mr. Guyana Victory?

Asks Emmerson Campbell

He did it last year .

Tridents stumble to victory as Hawksbills slide continues

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados Tridents managed to complicate a simple run chase before pulling off a one-wicket victory in the last over, to send Antigua Hawksbills crashing to their fifth straight defeat of the Caribbean Premier League here yesterday .

Police Inter-Division Championships

Police Inter-Division Championships

Headquarters up to press time last night were poised to repeat as champions of the Police Inter-Division Championships .

Amla, De Villiers dig in for South Africa

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - South Africa batted cautiously to reach 98 for three as they try to preserve their 1-0 lead in the series in the second test and final against Sri Lanka yesterday .

Lakers close to naming Scott as coach: reports

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Three months after coach Mike D’Antoni resigned, the struggling Los Angeles Lakers are expected to offer former player Byron Scott the job, multiple media outlets reported yesterday .

Confident Ajmal aims to outfox Sri Lanka

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s leading spinner Saeed Ajmal has brushed aside concerns over his bowling form before the series in Sri Lanka, saying he can still outfox batsmen with his “doosra” delivery .

Bravo brothers power Red Steel to last ball win  over Amazon Warriors

Bravo brothers power Red Steel to last ball win over Amazon Warriors

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Darren Bravo smashed a six off the final delivery of the game to lift Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel to a sensational four-wicket victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors, in a thrilling encounter of the Caribbean Premier League here last night .

Windwards steamroll woeful T&T

Windwards steamroll woeful T&T

The Windward Islands got their West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 three-day tournament campaign off to a perfect start yesterday, humbling Trinidad and Tobago by an innings and 21 runs at the Enmore ground .

Morris and McCatty bat Jamaica  to six-wicket win over Barbados

Morris and McCatty bat Jamaica to six-wicket win over Barbados

-skipper Lewis snatches 10 Bajan scalps

Commanding half-centuries from Romaine Morris and Odain McCatty propelled defending champions Jamaica to a commanding six-wicket win over Barbados yesterday in the first round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 three-day tournament being played here .

Kemo Paul is Leewards bane as Guyana scrapes a draw

Kemo Paul is Leewards bane as Guyana scrapes a draw

WICB U-19 tourney…

Kemo Paul and Kemol Savoury’s seventh-wicket stand secured a draw for Guyana against the Leeward Islands as the visitors were yesterday denied a chance at an outright victory on the final day of the opening round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-19 tournament .

Regional champs clash in semi-finals today

Digicel Secondary Schools football tourney…

It will be Region Seven against Region Four and Region Ten against Region Five as the four teams left in the Digicel Secondary Schools U-18 football tourney clash in the semi-finals today, each vying for a spot in the finals and a chance at glory and the million dollar prize .

Guyana beats Barbados in U-15

KINGSTON, Jamaica, , CMC – Opener Chrystian Thurton struck a stroke-filled hundred – the first of the tournament – to propel defending champions Trinidad and Tobago to their second straight win of the Regional Under-15 Championship here Thursday .

Bolt says his best is yet to come

KINGSTON, (Reuters) - Six-times Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt and his coach Glen Mills believe the Jamaican sprinter can run even faster as he targets the 2015 world championships and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro .

Atkinson wins heat as Caribbean make splash

GLASGOW, Scotland, CMC – Decorated Jamaican swimmer Alia Atkinson led the Caribbean charge in the pool on the opening day of action at the Commonwealth Games here yesterday .

Commonwealth rugby sevens gives Rio a glimpse of future

GLASGOW, (Reuters) - Big names and strong teams from most of rugby’s leading nations are set to offer Rio 2016 a glimpse of things to come in the Commonwealth Games sevens tournament .

Afghanistan crush Zimbabwe to level series

BULAWAYO, (Reuters) - Off-spinner Sharafuddin Ashraf took three wickets as Afghanistan skittled hosts Zimbabwe for 159 to win the fourth and final one-day international by 100 runs yesterday and draw the series 2-2 .

Best, Shoaib hit with fines over altercation

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Temperamental fast bowler Tino Best and batsman Shoaib Malik have been hit with hefty fines following an on-field altercation during Wednesday’s Caribbean Premier League match between Barbados Tridents and St Lucia Zouks at Kensington Oval .

Silky Jayawardene puts Sri Lanka on top

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Former captain Mahela Jayawardene hit a classy unbeaten century to help Sri Lanka close on 305 for five on the first day of the second test against South Africa yesterday .

ICC rejects 2018 offer, cricket stays out of Commonwealth Games

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Cricket’s absence from Commonwealth Games will continue at least until the 2018 Games in Australia after the International Cricket Council (ICC) turned down an invitation from the governing body of the multi-sport event .

Peerless Nibali all but seals Tour with stage win

HAUTACAM, France, (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali proved once again he has no serious rivals in the Tour de France when he powered to victory in the final mountain stage yesterday, all but securing his maiden title in impressive fashion .

Powell slams first ton as Leewards snatch first innings points against Guyana

Powell slams first ton as Leewards snatch first innings points against Guyana

By Delvon Mc Ewan Sixteen-year-old Nevisian Ross Powell registered the first century of the 2014 West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-19 Tournament for the Leeward Islands yesterday in its match against Guyana as the visitors’ ended day two with first innings advantage at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence .



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