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Bolt to run in the Cayman Islands in May

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC– World sprint sensation Usain Bolt is to run in the Cayman Islands for the first time, officials announced  yesterday Bolt, the six-time Olympic gold medalist and world record holder, will compete in the second annual Cayman Invitational athletic meet in May.

GNWFA elections set for Saturday

As the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) elections draw closer, many sub association are in a hurry to have their own elections, so as to be able to vote at the upcoming congress on April 15.

Gayle fails as Windwards dominate J/ca

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – West Indies opener Chris Gayle failed on his return to action as Jamaica struggled on the opening day of their fourth round match in the Regional Four-Day Championship against Windward Islands here yesterday.

Injunction against the AAG withdrawn

The injunction filed against the newly constituted executive body of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) by former president Colin Boyce has been withdrawn from the High Court earlier this week according to the applicant’s attorney Euclin Gomes.

Helena win ECCB President’s Cup

Helena one and two combined on Sunday defeated Strathavon by two wickets to win the East Coast Cricket Board’s President’s Cup second division limited overs competition at the Fairfield Community Centre ground.

Carib Foods golf tourney set for Saturday

Another intriguing battle looms as golfers compete in Saturday’s Carib Foods sponsored Stableford tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course. “The past three tournaments have been closely fought and this competition promises to be similar as over 35 players are expected to participate,” Jerome Khan President of the Lusignan Golf Club said.

New Zealand rains on debutant Martin’s parade

DUNEDIN, New Zealand, (Reuters) – Bruce Martin had been waiting 13 years to be presented with his first test cap, which finally came  yesterday when he was named in the New Zealand side to face England in the opener of their three-match series.

Lakers fail OKC test

(The Sports  Xchange) The Los Angeles Lakers were looking to make a statement. After climbing to within two games of the final spot in the Western Conference playoffs, they needed a victory over one of the elite teams to prove they were for real.

Real Deal!

-Ronaldo helps Real Madrid eliminate Manchester United

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) – Cristiano Ronaldo dealt his former club Manchester United a cruel blow yesterday by scoring the goal that put Real Madrid into the Champions League quarter-finals after the hosts were left distraught by Nani’s harsh dismissal.

Just as sweet as the first

-Fernandes elated to be named sportswoman of the year for seventh time

World renowned professional squash star Nicolette Fernandes was humbled and elated about being named senior sportswoman of the year by the National Sports commissions for an unprecedented seventh time this year.

Five make CARIFTA Games qualifying standards but…

By Juanita Hooper Following last weekend’s CARIFTA Games Trials staged at the Guyana Defence Force ground Camp Ayanganna, five of the country’s junior track and field stars have been able to make the qualifying standards set out by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG).

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