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Sankar wins Mash men’s singles TT crown

—-Edghill wins women’s crown; Bryan snatches three titles

NEW CHAMP! New Mashramani men’s singles champion Jonathan Sankar plays a backhand chop in the match against Edinho Lewis, backing camera. (Orlando Charles photo)

Former national junior player Jonathan Sankar turned in a stellar performance to cart off the prestigious men’s singles title from a quality field Sunday evening as the National Sports Commission sponsored annual Mashramani tournament climaxed with a crescendo. 0

Christophe lauds current GTTA executive

- presents medals to GTTA

Sydney Christophe, right, hands over a quantity of medals to the GTTA.

By Treiston Joseph International Table Tennis Federation Level One Coaching Conductor Sydney Christophe last Sunday acknowledged the success of his training programme at the awards ceremony held following the conclusion of the annual Mashramani table tennis tournament at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. 0

Goodluck starts year with a bang

Ransford Goodluck

Veteran marksman Ransford Goodluck started the 2011 season on a winning note when he won last Sunday’s Recorded Shoot held at the Timehri rifle ranges over 300, 500 and 600 yards ranges. 0

Hinds fined for dissent

Ryan Hinds

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Ryan Hinds was the only player that ran afoul of West Indies authorities during the fourth round of matches in the WICB Regional first-class championship, which ended on Monday. 0

Fernandes moves up in the World

Nicolette Fernandes

LONDON, CMC – Nicolette Fernandes is on the move again in the Women’s International Squash Players’ Association rankings. The Caribbean’s top female squash player from Guyana is now ranked 45th in the latest World rankings published by WISPA yesterday. 0

Oranje squashed!

-Roach, Pollard, Gayle do the trick for West Indies

Kemar Roach, right, seen celebrating with Darren Sammy, sends the stumps of Berend Westdijk flying out of the ground to record a  rare  hattrick.

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Kemar Roach snared the Netherlands’ last three wickets to capture a rare World Cup hat-trick in a dramatic finish, firing West Indies to a crushing 215-run victory over Netherlands yesterday. 0