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Flintoff hit all-time low during Ashes whitewash

Andrew Flintoff

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Former England captain Andrew Flintoff briefly considered quitting the game after hitting an “all-time low” during the 2006-07 Ashes whitewash in Australia, the player told a BBC programme discussing the mental health of top sportsmen.

British MP wants Blatter investigated over $1 TV rights claim

Jack Warner

LONDON, CMC – British Conservative MP Damian Collins said Sepp Blatter’s conduct as president of FIFA should be independently investigated. Collins made the statement following a stunning claim from former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner that he was awarded lucrative FIFA World Cup broadcast rights for as low as US $1 after assisting Blatter in elections to become president of the sport’s World governing body.

Lowe, Lythcott express confidence

CALM BEFORE THE STORM! Yesterday’s gathering of GFA and Banks DIH officials along with the two captains  for tonight’s Banks Beer Cup final could be considered the calm before tonight’s explosion which will happen when Fruta Conquerors and Alpha  United clash for the three million dollars first prize. From left yesterday, were Banks DIH Commmunications Manager Troy Peters, Vice President of the Georgetown Football Association Ivor Thompson, Fruta Conquerors captain  Trevon Lythcott, Alpha United skipper Howard Lowe,  Sunburst Camptown captain Adrian Adonis and Fiona Hamilton.

Captains of Alpha “The Hammer” United and Fruta Conquerors, the teams competing in the Banks Beer Cup knockout final have expressed confidence ahead of the much anticipated grand finale this evening at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground.

Pele and Caledonia AIA lock horns for one pound of gold!

- Not winning final would be another blow to Trinidad Football says Caledonia coach Travis Mulraine

Travis Mulraine

The 22nd annual 2011/12 Kashif and Shanghai football tournament, the premier football competition in Guyana over the past two decades, which commenced this year on December 10h with 22 teams, vying for the prestigious prize of one pound of gold (4 million dollars) concludes tonight at the Providence National Stadium with just the final two teams – Pele and Neal and Massy Caledonia AIA of Trinidad and Tobago facing off.

WICB wants meeting with govt over IMC

Julian Hunte

President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Julian Hunte has written Minister of Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony reiterating his board’s support for the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and requesting a meeting over the government’s replacement of the GCB with an Interim Management Committee (IMC).