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…Rivers demands improvement from Celtics

Doc Rivers

MIAMI,  (Reuters) – Boston Celtics head coach Doc Rivers demanded improvements across the floor from his team after they fell to a 93-79 defeat to the Miami Heat in the opening game of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday.

Jaguars defeated 7-1 in Colombia

Guyana’s starting lineup versus Colombia.                      

Four goals in the first half and three in the second half saw Guyana go down 7-1 to a superior Colombia side ranked 23rd in the world in a closed door practice match at Estadio El Campin, on Monday evening.

Samuels shines but England easily retain Wisden

ON THE GO! Marlon Samuels goes aerial for one of his two sixes off off-spinner Graeme Swann yesterday. (Photo by Windiescricket.com)

NOTTINGHAM, England,  CMC – A sterling, unbeaten half-century from Marlon Samuels failed to brighten the gloom of another defeat as West Indies predictably plunged to a nine-wicket loss to England in the second Test at Trent Bridge here yesterday.

Hardy threatens to give Eastman the ‘chin checker’

Simeon Hardy (right) attacking the pads of trainer Sebert Blake during his training session yesterday at the Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell “Eastman is not a guy everybody can take out, he has experience and is very crafty, but I have something special that not everybody has, the chin checker.” This was the proclamation of undefeated Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) welterweight champion Simeon ‘Candy Man’ Hardy yesterday during an interview with Stabroek Sport at his training base, the Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym.

GCC, GCC Tigers and Hikers emerge victorious

…in Bryden and Fernandes finals

The Hikers display their medals after the Bryden and Fernandes finals.

Three days of intense competition came to a close on Sunday night when the GCC, female GCC Tigers and Hikers all secured victories in the Bryden and Fernandes Indoor Hockey Tournament at the National Gymnasium.

Unstoppable Spurs silence Thunder

Manu Ginobili

Reuters) – The San Antonio Spurs taught Oklahoma City a lesson in championship poise with a 101-98 win on Sunday that stretched their remarkable win streak to 19 games and earned them a 1-0 lead in the Western Conference Finals.

Samuels has proven his point, says Gibson

NOTTINGHAM, England,  CMC – West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson has praised the form of Marlon Samuels following the right-hander’s outstanding batting in the second Test which finished inside four days at Trent Bridge here yesterday.