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Kulasekara released on bail

Nuwan Kulasekara, the Sri Lanka fast bowler, has been released on bail after he was involved in an accident that caused the death of a 28-year-old, according to an SLC release.

The ‘Lady’ wins twice

-Lady Budapest pockets $1.6m for B1 and Lower and E and Lower events

Lady Budapest storms to a close victory ahead of Golden Blue Echo in the feature B1 and Lower, seven-furlong event yesterday at the Kennard’s Memorial Turf Club.

Lady Budapest looked like just another steed at the Kennard Memorial Turf Club yesterday. Until the final furlong that is. That is when the thoroughbred, with Michael Semple in the stirrups, pinned back her ears and kicked clear to win the feature B1 and Lower seven- furlong event of the Post-Emancipation meet, beating crowd favourite, Score’s Even and the rest of the cavalry in the process.The Dark Brown mare stormed out of third post and bided her time while Jack In My Style and the recently imported Golden Blue Echo set a blistering pace in the cool conditions. 

Taharally, Gonsalves star at Powerlifting c/ships

Romario Gonsalves completes a dead lift yesterday. 

The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) staged its Raw Championships yesterday at the Critchlow Labour College. In excess of 40 lifters took part in the championships format of the sport that requires less performance-enhancing attire and guarantees more of a level playing field for all athletes in participation.

Phillips records sprint double at IGG Trials

Action in the women’s 200m yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

Usual suspects, Compton Caesar, Chantoba Bright and Keniesha Phillips were some of the standout athletes when the Athletic Association of Guyana staged its Inter Guiana Games (IGG Trials) yesterday at the National Track and Field Centre at Leonora.

Reggae Boy apologises for red card

Gareth Mc Cleary

LONDON, CMC — Jamaica international Gareth McCleary has apologised for his red card which left Reading to defend stoutly in order to come away with a 2-1 victory against Barnsley in the English Championship on Saturday.

L/Corentyne crush E/Bank by innings, 38 runs

-Rutherford blasts ton; Khan finishes with 12-62

Sherfane Rutherford struck a splendid century yesterday with 10 sixes and six fours.

Lower Corentyne continued its dominance as they crushed East Bank Demerara by an innings and 38 runs to maintain their number one spot in the ongoing Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars Franchise League three-day tourney.

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