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Golden Jaguars score Ansa McAL sponsorship

Managing Director of Ansa McAL, Beverley Harper hands over a sponsorship cheque to acting president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson while General Secretary of the GFF Noel Adonis looks on. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Guyana’s national men’s football team the Golden Jaguars yesterday received a substantial cash donation from corporate giants Ansa McAl to assist with their preparation for their historic participation in the third round of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

Djokovic, Nadal make Monte Carlo third round

MONTE CARLO,  (Reuters) – Rafa Nadal gave his troublesome knees a quick outing yesterday as the Spaniard launched his bid for a record eighth successive Monte Carlo Masters title with a 6-4 6-3 win over Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen.

Chanderpaul, Deonarine produce record stand

— But Australia maintains advantage after topsy-turvy day

Shivnarine Chanderpaul  walks off disappointed after falling a mere six runs away from his 26th Test Century. (Photo Courtesy DigicelCricket.com/Brooks LaTouche)

From Colin Benjamin in Trinidad A five-wicket haul from South Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon late in the final session aided in curtailing the West Indies fight-back and maintained the visitors’ strong position midway of the second Digicel test at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, yesterday.

Milerock go down 1-2

A Milerock player, right and a Hubentut Fortuna’s player fighting for possession during the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championship game which was played yesterday at the Providence National Stadium. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Two second half goals by Hubentut Fortuna FC of Curacao saw them securing a two-one victory over Milerock FC in the first game of a double header of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships which kicked off at the Providence National Stadium yesterday.

Alpha suffer 0-1 defeat to Suriname side

THE BEGINNING OF THE END! Alpha United’s goalkeeper Richard Reynolds is beaten by this shot from Stefan Russell. (Orlando Charles photo)

Alpha “The Hammer” United suffered a 0-1 defeat against Surinamese nemesis Inter Moengotapoe in their opening match of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Group Two playoffs at the National Stadium, Providence yesterday.

Gibson rues another “bad hour” after collapse

Ottis Gibson

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson was left lamenting yet another “one bad hour” after his side lost five wickets for 19 runs in the last session to slide against Australia, late on the third day of the second Test here yesterday.

The shoe fits for Peru’s marathon man Pacheco

LIMA, (Reuters) – Like many athletes in Peru, Raul Pacheco has had to train without the proper nutrition and equipment due to a lack of financial support, but at least he will not be running the marathon in soccer boots at the London Olympics.