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Besieged Windies facing heavy defeat after limp display

Ravi Rampaul

NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – Embattled West Indies were facing the prospect of an innings defeat after their bowlers let England Lions off the hook and their batsmen then suffered their second collapse in as many days, on the second day of their four-day match here yesterday.

Djokovic toppled by Tipsarevic in Madrid

MADRID,  (Reuters) – Novak Djokovic’s frustration with the controversial blue clay at the Madrid Masters reached new heights after the world number one was beaten 7-6 6-3 by fellow Serb Janko Tipsarevic in the quarter-finals  yesterday.

Kaneria ECB hearing adjourned to June

LONDON,  (Reuters) – The disciplinary hearing into corruption charges against former Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria and English county player Mervyn Westfield has been adjourned until the week of June 18, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.

Humdinger of a final promised in GT&T 10/10

From left, Hits and Jams’ Kerwin Bollers, Tournament Coordinator Richard Sukhdeo, Chief Executive Officer Yog Mahadeo, Chief Financial Officer Royston Rachpaul and Chairperson Nadia De Abreu at yesterday’s press briefing. (Orlando Charles photo)  

Enthusiastic followers of Guyana’s newest cricket  format, 10/10 softball  are set for an exciting day when the third edition of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company (GT&T) sponsored competition concludes tomorrow at the Providence Stadium.

Bravo sparkles but Windies collapse against Lions

Darren Bravo pulls during his half-century yesterday. (Photo by ECB.co.uk)

NORTHAMPTON, England, CMC – Rookie stroke-maker Darren Bravo hit a typically flashy half-century but West Indies suffered a familiar lower order collapse to be dismissed cheaply on the opening day of their four-day tour match against England Lions here yesterday.

Grizzlies stay alive as Heat close out Knicks

(Reuters) – The Miami Heat hammered the final nail into the injury-ravaged New York Knicks’ coffin with a 106-94 win to clinch their place in the second round of the NBA playoffs, while the Grizzlies avoided elimination by beating the Clippers in Memphis.

Guyana loses Olympic berth in boxing qualifiers in Brazil

Guyana’s last hope of punching a ticket to the London Olympic Games, lightweight boxer Stefan Gouveia, lost to the rampant 21-year-old Colombian Eduar Marriaga 25-nine when the pair matched gloves in their quarterfinal bout at the Olympic qualifier box off in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Wednesday.