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David deCaires/Ivan Mackie Memorial golf tourney to ‘tee’ off today

David deCaires/Ivan Mackie Memorial golf tourney to ‘tee’ off today

The David de Caires/Ivan Mackie Medal Play format tournament, which promises to be one of the most important tournaments on the Lusignan Golf Club calendar, is being held today .

Top juvenile cyclist  gets cash award

Top juvenile cyclist gets cash award

It pays to be number one .

Gayle smashes back-to-back hundreds in Jamaica trials

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Estranged West Indies captain Chris Gayle cracked consecutive hundreds this week in Jamaica’s latest trial matches for the regional limited overs championship starting later this month in Guyana .

GPF surrenders title  after major upsets

GPF surrenders title after major upsets

By Marlon MunroeQuincy Clarke of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) romped convincingly to victory in the 100 and 200 metres upstaging Michael Saul and Keith Roberts of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in the process on the final day of the annual Joint Services Track and Field Championships at the Camp Ayanganna ground yesterday .

Berbice and Essequibo set for keen contest today at Blairmont

Berbice and Essequibo set for keen contest today at Blairmont

By Marlon MunroeEl Dorado limited overs  Inter-County action will continue today  with Berbice taking on Essequibo in what should be a keenly contested game in the second match of the competition at the Blairmont Community Developmental Centre ground, West Coast Berbice .

Guyana Wado Ryu Karate Association hosts successful junior tournament

The Guyana Wado Ryu Karate Association (GWKA) held its  annual Junior Kumite Karate tournament on September 27 at the Banks DIH Sports Club .

Winless Windies return from bruising campaign

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – West Indies returned to the Caribbean last evening following their winless ICC Champions Trophy campaign in South Africa .

Malteenoes to play Everest in Demerara Neal & Massy Final

Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) will face Everest Cricket Club (ECC) today at the Demerara Cricket Club  ground (DCC) to determine the winner of the Demerara zone of the Neal and Massy national  limited overs first division club competition .

Ponting becomes third batsman to pass 12,000 ODI runs

CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Captain Ricky  Ponting became the third batsman to reach 12,000 one-day  international (ODI) runs as he guided Australia to a nine-wicket win over England in Friday’s Champions Trophy semi-final .

Ponting and Watson tons put Australia in final

CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - Unbeaten  centuries by captain Ricky Ponting and Shane Watson led holders  Australia to a crushing nine-wicket win over England in yesterday’s  Champions Trophy semi-final .

Cameron crowned Domino Champion

Warren Cameron emerged winner of the Ministry of Home Affairs Champion of Champions Domino Competition at the Guyana Police Sports Pavilion on Thursday .

GFF to discipline Griffith for  officiating in Inter-Pub Futsal finals

GFF to discipline Griffith for officiating in Inter-Pub Futsal finals

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) says it will discipline FIFA referee/ instructor Lawrence `Sparrow’ Griffith for his involvement in the recent Inter_Pub Futsal finals which was held at the National Gymnasium .

A November  to remember

A November to remember

Caribbean Motor Racing Championships – Round 3 The third and final leg of the 2009 Caribbean Motor Racing Championships are billed for the South Dakota Circuit and based on the showdown in Jamaica and Barbados, November 8 would certainly be one to remember when the region’s fastest cars and top drivers meet in Guyana .

Battered Windies begin long journey home

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – A battered West Indies  began the long trek back to the Caribbean last night, still picking up the pieces from a bruising ICC Champions Trophy campaign where they failed to win a single match .

Lobbying for 2016 Games gives way to ballet

COPENHAGEN, (Reuters) - The frantic, last-minute  lobbying by the four rival cities bidding for the 2016 Summer  Olympics closed yesterday with a shift of pace as IOC members  forgot the polemics and relaxed with a gentle evening of ballet .

Cellink Plus 2009 Premier League Tournament concludes tonight

Cellink Plus 2009 Premier League Tournament concludes tonight

- Alpha and Camptown in final battle The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GT&T) 2009 Cellink Plus Premier League wraps up tonight with what is expected to be a thrilling double header that has the tournament’s two top teams battling against each other at the Tucville playfield .

BFA Coca Cola Senior League two doubleheaders on tomorrow

Action continues tomorrow in the Berbice Football Association (BFA) Coca Cola Senior League as the No .

Bryant’s jersey again the top seller in Europe

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant is again the most popular player in Europe, based on  sales of his blue and gold jersey .

Ganga has high hopes for T20 Champions League

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago captain Daren Ganga said yesterday the upcoming Twenty20 Champions League in India would serve to renew the national team .