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Magnificent Taylor fires Windies to crucial victory

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Prolific opener Stafanie Taylor hammered a career-best century as West Indies Women rebounded from an opening game defeat to crush Sri Lanka Women by 209 runs in their second match of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Women’s World Cup tournament here yesterday.

BLOWN AWAY!

- Windies crash to second loss despite Powell fireworks

PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies were blown away by another Mitchell Starc five-wicket haul as they plunged to their second defeat in three days at the Western Australian Cricket Association (WACA) Ground here yesterday.

Bess re-elected GABBFF president

—Hugh Ross is Vice-President

Keavon Bess was yesterday re-elected president of the Guyana Amateur Body Building and Fitness Federation (AGBBFF) when the body held its Annual General Meeting and election of officer bearers at Olympic House, High Street, Kingston.

Boyce’s challenge to new executive is surprising

Sports Comment

Athletics in Guyana has had its fair share of underdevelopment and maladministration over the years but the recent action taken by immediate past President Colin Boyce to file an injunction against the new executive of the Athletics Associations of Guyana (AAG) is a first for the sport.

UDFA to having voting rights reinstated

- to hold elections next month

The Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) will have its voting rights reinstated after meeting several requirements outlined by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) according to Upper Demerara Football Association (UDFA) President Sharma Solomon.

Misbah, Shafiq keep Pakistan alive in first test

JOHANNESBURG,  (Reuters) – An unbeaten 101-run stand for the fifth wicket between Misbah-ul-Haq and Asad Shafiq kept Pakistan alive in the first test as they reached 183 for four at the close of play on day three against South Africa at the Wanderers yesterday.

Davis Cup world group round 1 results

(Infostrada Sports) – Results from the Davis Cup World Group Round 1 matches yesterday. Italy beat Croatia 3- 2, Argentina beat Germany 5- 0, Czech Republic beat Switzerland 3- 2, Serbia beat Belgium 3- 2, Kazakhstan beat Austria 3- 1, France beat Israel 5- 0, Canada lead Spain 3- 1, U.S.

NBA results

(Infostrada Sports) – Results from the NBA games on Saturday (home team in CAPS) Chicago 93 ATLANTA                                                           76 NY KNICKS 120 Sacramento                                              81 CLEVELAND 115 Oklahoma City                                       110 HOUSTON 109 Charlotte                                                      95 MINNESOTA 115 New Orleans                                           86 MILWAUKEE 107 Orlando                                                  98 SAN ANTONIO 96 Washington                                          86 PORTLAND 105 Utah                                                            99 GOLDEN STATE 113 Phoenix                                             93

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