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South Africa punish hapless Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG,  (Reuters) – South Africa held a 411-run lead over Pakistan at the close of the second day of the first test at the Wanderers  yesterday with seven second innings wickets still in hand after dismissing the visitors for their lowest test score of 49.

No need for panic button – Gibson

PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies coach Ottis Gibson says there was no need to press the panic button despite watching his side get routed by Australia for their third lowest total in One-Day Internationals here last Friday.

West Indies stunned in first ODI; bowled out for 70

ALL TIME LOW!

PERTH, Australia, CMC – Lethargic West Indies were bowled out for their lowest ever One-Day International score against Australia, as they made a calamitous start to their five-match series with an embarrassing nine-wicket defeat here  yesterday.

Harmon, Lovell, Matthias, Gilhuys, Lumumba in the running for GFF presidency

Following the visit of CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb and Thierry Regenass of the world governing body for football (FIFA) an end was brought to the impasse between the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association with the voting rights for the latter being restored and the GFA agreeing to withdraw the matter from the Court.

Alpha United looking to bounce back

—says Wayne Dover

After losing in the semi final of the 23rd Kashif and Shanghai tournament to eventual winners Buxton United, Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United will look to bounce back and lift the champion’s trophy of the sixth annual NAMILCO Football Tournament.

LABA president target youth development

Newly-elected president of the Linden Amateur Basket-ball Association (LABA) Haslyn Graham says that his executive will stage competitions from U-15 to the U-23 age groups in an effort to arrive at a new breed of players.

Ramdin maps his return to Windies squad

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC-Trinidad and Tobago captain Denesh Ramdin is planning to use the regional cricket season to press his claim for a recall to the West Indies side after he was overlooked for the current tour of Australia.

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