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‘Lightning’ set to strike on June 1

-to defend light heavyweight title on ProAm card

Fighters on the 23rd edition pose for a photo opportunity at the contract signing yesterday, from left, Rudolph Fraser, Cassius Matthews, Guyana’s light heavyweight champion Kwesi Jones, James Walcott and Kelsie George. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Guyana’s light heavyweight champion Kwesi ‘Lightning Struck Assassin’ Jones will defend his title against former WBC CABOFE light heavyweight champion, Trinidad and Tobago-based Guyanese Sean Corbin when the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) stages its 23rd edition of its Pro Am card on June 1.

Deonarine still waiting on visa

Narsingh Deonarine

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies were yesterday still sweating on the arrival of Narsingh Deonarine after the Guyanese left-hander remained stuck here waiting on a travel visa for the United Kingdom.

Jimmy Adams backs Sammy

Jimmy Adams

LONDON, England,  CMC – Former West Indies captain Jimmy Adams has thrown his support behind embattled current skipper Darren Sammy, ahead of the three-Test series against England.

Chanderpaul 15 years on

Shivnarine Chanderpaul

By Cosmo Hamilton ‘Newsprint is sacred.’ That is what my late father Cleveland Hamilton used to say. He disliked the sight of newspapers strewn around on the street and elsewhere.

Gayle does it again for Bangalore

Chris Gayle

(Cricinfo) It wasn’t the easiest of pitches to bat on at the Wankhede Stadium, and Mumbai Indians possess the most potent bowling attack in the competition, but none of that mattered to Chris Gayle as he swung sixes on his way to the orange cap, 500 runs in the tournament and an unbeaten 82 that propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore to the fourth spot. 

Windies to play in the USA

Guyana Football Federation/Food for  the Poor (Guyana) join forces

ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Cricket fans in the United States of America will have a double treat this summer as the West Indies face New Zealand in two historic Twenty20 matches in Florida.

‘Money’ Mayeather goes to jail

Manny Pacquiao

`The victory by Floyd Mayweather over Miguel Cotto Saturday night  in Las Vegas cemented his place among the greats, but in a few days time Mayweather will be placed among the criminals’ By Carwyn Holland Millions of boxing fans from around the world last Saturday night watched from the edges of their seats as the world number-one, pound-for-pound and pay-per-view king, Floyd “Money” Mayweather (43-0), pulled off one of the most ‘snatched from the nose of defeat’ victory in an epic battle against PPV number-three rated and defending light middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (37-3).