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Georgetown new LinWest Games champs

Devaun Barrington

By Treiston Joseph Georgetown dethroned Linden to become champions of the 11th edition of the LinWest Games sponsored by the New Guyana Sports Association of New York Inc (NGSANY) and held by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) at the Eve Leary Sports Club ground yesterday.

Djokovic stuns clay king Nadal in Madrid final

Novak Djokovic

MADRID, (Reuters) – A relentless Novak Djokovic  dethroned clay king Rafa Nadal on the Spaniard’s home soil and  maintained his extraordinary season when he stunned the world  number one 7-5 6-4 to win the Madrid Masters title ysterday.

Chanderpaul to play for Guyana

—Says WICB Communications Officer Imran Khan

Despite having net sessions with the West Indies team yesterday Shivnarine Chanderpaul, seen here with Darren Bravo, will play for Guyana against the touring Pakistan cricketers today at the GCC, ground, Bourda. (Windiescricket.com)

Corporate Communications Officer of the West Indies Cricket Board Imran Khan said yesterday that West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul will play in the two-day match for Guyana against Pakistan at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground as he was originally slated to.

Troubled waters

Ernest HIlaire

The  most implausible aspect of the latest in the age-old, never-ending, self-defeating conflicts between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and its most prominent players is that Shivnarine Chanderpaul is at the forefront.