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Rugby team looking to avenge Bermuda defeat

Players from the national 15s rugby team practicing at the Providence National Stadium yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell After roaring to a 20-nil victory against the Trinidad and Tobago Calypso Warriors two weeks ago in the Southern Zone of the NACRA Regional Qualifiers for the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the Guyana Jaguars have now turned their attention to Bermuda.

Young Achievers racking up the wins

Some of the action during one of the intense games yesterday at the national Gymnasium. (Orlando Charles photo)

Defending Champions Young Achievers Volleyball Club is racking up the wins in the third annual Tradewind Tankers nationwide invitational volleyball competition organized by Castrol Strikers which began Saturday at the National Gymnasium.

Powell century puts Windies `A’ on top

Kieran Powell

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Opener Kieran Powell kept himself in the Test selection frame when he stroked his third first class hundred and his second in as many months, to lead an impressive West Indies A effort on the second day of the decisive third and final Test against India A here  yesterday.

Haiti team pulls out of Guinness Street Challenge tourney

—organisers promise tighter security

Kenwyne Jones

Organisers of the upcoming lucrative inaugural Guinness Street Football Challenge tournament yesterday said that only teams from five Caribbean countries will participate in the tournament following the withdrawal of a representative team from Haiti.

Bollers wins 100m in Trinidad

Elton Bollers

National junior sprinter Elton Bollers is making headway with his rising career as he clocked 10.88s to with the boy’s under-20 100 metres yesterday at the Mustang Games in Trinidad which was held at the Hasley Crawford Stadium.

West Indies sweating on Bravo, Russell for second ODI

Andre Russell

LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies are sweating on the fitness of batsman Darren Bravo and all-rounder Andre Russell but have been boosted by the news that talismanic opener Chris Gayle will be available for  tomorrow’s second One-Day International against England.

Back to underdogs!

- Windies flatter to deceive in heavy opening ODI defeat

Ian Bell

SOUTHAMPTON, England, CMC – West Indies’ highly touted batting line-up flattered to deceive, suffering a now familiar collapse to send the Caribbean side tumbling to a heavy 114-run defeat in the opening One-Day International against England here yesterday.