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England openers set up solid reply

COLOMBO,  (Reuters) – A century opening partnership between captain Andrew Strauss and Alastair Cook provided much-needed relief for England on the second day of the second test against Sri Lanka on yesterday.

Morgan wins gold in 5K and 1500m in T&T

- says “breakdown in communication” kept her out of Southern Games

Claude Blackmore

By Iva Wharton Distance athlete Alika Morgan says that a breakdown in communication prevented her from competing in the Southern Games in Trinidad and Tobago last week.

No better time than Easter for redemption for Windies, Woods

Cosmo Hamilton

By Cosmo Hamilton When Easter rolls around this weekend the eyes of the sports world will be focused on Kensington Oval in Barbados where a surprisingly resurgent West Indies team, which has so far played almighty Australia to a deadlock in their five match One Day International (ODI) series and two-game contest in the T20 match-up, will square off in the First Test match of the three game series on Saturday.

From push-ups to powerlifting champ

-the success story of record breaking powerlifter and cane harvester Vijai Rahim

RECORD BREAKER! Vijai Rahim during his record breaking squat at the 2012 Novices and Intermediate Powerlifting competition in February. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Like many sportsmen and women the World over record powerlifter Vijai Rahim competes not for the money but for the love of the game.

Rutherford leads Everest to comprehensive victory

-Brainstreet U-15 competition

By Neil Barry Everest Cricket Club’s Sherfane Rutherford struck 93 and picked up 5 for 19 to lead his side to an 186-run victory over Bel Air Texaco when the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Brainstreet competition continued yesterday at Camp Road.

Aussies ease to comfortable victory

CAVE HILL, Barbados,  CMC – Apart from a couple early wickets for the WICB President’s XI, there was little or no drama as Australia duly completed an eight-wicket victory in the three-day tour match  yesterday.