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Mackeson English/K&S Futsal Tournamet… Giftland OfficeMax and  German’s Restaurant onboard

Mackeson English/K&S Futsal Tournamet… Giftland OfficeMax and German’s Restaurant onboard

The Kashif and Shanghai organization has once again received the support of  two popular business entities, Giftland OfficeMax and German’s Restaurant to ensure the smooth running of their sixth annual Mackeson English/ Kashif and Shanghai Futsal Knockout Tournament .

Gayle still willing to play but issues must be settled

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Estranged West Indies captain Chris Gayle said Thursday he was fully committed to playing for the regional squad but said the ongoing contracts dispute still needed to be settled before the top-tier players could return to action .

Stars set to collide

Stars set to collide

…in President’s Premier League T20By Marlon Munroe The stars are set to collide this evening at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence in the President’s Premier League Twenty20 tournament and both teams are exuding confidence going into the match-up .

WIPA keen on CARICOM solution to impasse

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies Players Association president, Dinanath Ramnarine said yesterday his organisation would welcome the intervention of CARICOM governments in a bid to end the long simmering dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board .

Oudin shocks Dementieva, Jankovic also falls

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Elena Dementieva and Jelena  Jankovic were left punched-out, breathless wrecks after their  U .

Gibbs draws hope  from Tied Test tour

Gibbs draws hope from Tied Test tour

…as Champions Trophy loomsRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – New West Indies team manager Lance Gibbs has invoked the memories of the legendary 1960-61, Tied Test tour, in defending the under-strength regional team which will contest this month’s Champions Trophy .

Cellink Plus 2009 Premier League

Conquerors surmount PeleFruta Conquerors recorded a victory against the Pele Football Club to stand firm at fourth on the points standing of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Cellink Plus 2009 Premier League at the Tucville Playfield on Wednesday .

‘Hitman’ Hercules on  target for Tobago United

‘Hitman’ Hercules on target for Tobago United

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyanese striker Collie Hercules scored to help fire Tobago United to a 3-1 victory over Police in their First Citizens Cup qualifier at the Dwight Yorke Stadium .

Kanhai and Mohandatt shooting for scholarships

Kanhai and Mohandatt shooting for scholarships

Akeem Kanhai and Richard Mohandatt are unarguably two of the country’s most promising basketball players and yesterday the pair said that their ultimate gold is to have their dream realized overseas and as such, are calling on the relevant authorities for assistance .

Injured Haddin ruled out of Champions Trophy

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia wicketkeeper Brad  Haddin has been ruled out of cricket’s Champions Trophy in  South Africa this month while he recovers from finger surgery .

ICC seeks to explore cricket- specific WADA code – report

CHENNAI, India, (Reuters) - The International  Cricket Council will ask the World Anti-Doping Agency to  consider a cricket-specific code for its controversial  “whereabouts” rule, ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat told  Indian media yesterday .

Anthony wants to serve volleyball countrywide

Anthony wants to serve volleyball countrywide

The National Sports Commission and the Guyana Volleyball Federation will collaborate over the next few days to coordinate a teacher’s volleyball clinic to revitalise the sport in Guyana .

Bekele still driven by world records

BRUSSELS, (Reuters) - World and Olympic champion  Kenenisa Bekele is driven by the prospect of breaking his 10,000  and 5,000 metres records and is also is considering an attempt  at the 3,000 world best set 13 years ago .

Chanderpaul up for two awards

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Prolific batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has earned two nominations and young fast bowler Kemar Roach is up for the “Emerging Player” award for the 2009 LG ICC Awards in Johannesburg, South Africa next month .

Send Lopez it won’t  make a difference

Send Lopez it won’t make a difference

— Leon Moore Leon Moore has never been perceived to be the boastful type of boxer simply because he lets his fists do the talking .

Nadal back on the prowl, Safin escapes the ‘zoo’

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - All eyes were on two of the  most famous pairs of knees in tennis yesterday as Rafael  Nadal and Venus Williams were back doing what they do best at  the U .

Urgent need for regulatory body in horse racing

The legal adviser to the Guyana Horse Racing Authority said there needs to be urgent regularisation of the sport as it has undergone several credibility whips in recent times .

Reifer revels in his opportunity

Reifer revels in his opportunity

(Cricinfo) “Make sure you get this in,” said Floyd Reifer, as the interview drew to a close .

I’m not a track legend yet, says Bolt

BRUSSELS, (Reuters) - Usain Bolt is already a triple  Olympic and world champion but he will not rest until he  believes he has achieved the status of an athletics legend, the  Jamaican said yesterday .

FIFA attorney appeals for unity in Grenada’s football

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC - FIFA attorney John Collins has called for an end to lingering infighting among clubs making up the Grenada Football Association (GFA) .