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The Guyana Rugby Football Union will name the team to represent Guyana at the International Rugby Board (iRB) Sevens World Series championships today .

Sri Lanka expected to  make few changes

Sri Lanka expected to make few changes

Sri Lanka and the West Indies will be hoping for improved weather condition as both teams look to experiment with the World Cup squad for the second one day international at the SSC ground in Maitland Place today .

Registrar to address “concerns” with GCB

After perusing the financial documents of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB), officials from the Registrar of Friendly Societies (ROFS) will be meeting the board next week to address “concerns”, according to a source .

Novices and Junior National Powerlifting Championships  billed for  Corriverton

Novices and Junior National Powerlifting Championships billed for Corriverton

The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) starts off their year with the hosting of the annual Novices and Junior National Powerlifting Championships in Corriverton, Corentyne, Berbice on February 20 .

Juman Yassin wants more support for  athletes travelling to international events

Juman Yassin wants more support for athletes travelling to international events

By Floyd ChristiePresident of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), K .

LeBron, Heat hand Cavs  21st straight loss in rout

LeBron, Heat hand Cavs 21st straight loss in rout

MIAMI, (Reuters) - LeBron James added to his former  team’s misery by helping the Miami Heat to a 117-90 blowout win  over Cleveland on Monday, handing the reeling Cavaliers their  single-season record 21st straight loss .

Magic says Lakers might need  a trade to liven up roster

Magic says Lakers might need a trade to liven up roster

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Former Los Angeles Lakers  Hall of Famer Magic Johnson said yesterday he agreed with general manager Mitch Kupchak that the NBA champions might benefit from  making a deal to add energy to the team .

Nearly Net Anthony scores 37 but Nuggets fall in Newark

Nearly Net Anthony scores 37 but Nuggets fall in Newark

NEWARK, New Jersey, (Reuters) - The New Jersey  Nets gave a rude welcome to one time trade target Carmelo  Anthony on Monday, beating his Denver Nuggets 115-99 in his  first visit to New Jersey since the proposed deal broke down .

Mavericks kick off Super Bowl fun with win over Wizards

DALLAS, Texas, (Reuters) - The Dallas Mavericks  kicked off the Super Bowl week party by sending the Washington  Wizards to their 24th straight road loss with a 102-92 win on  Monday in front of the cheering Pittsburgh Steelers .

23 players identified as YBG Elite

23 players identified as YBG Elite

The newly-established Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) initiative has released the names of 23 junior players 21 years and under to commence training with the YBG Elite Programme .

Harbhajan expects the best for Houdini India

Harbhajan expects the best for Houdini India

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - A string of Houdini acts has  convinced Harbhajan Singh that the Indian cricket team has  mastered the escape-to-victory art and there is nothing,  including winning the World Cup, they cannot achieve .

Two for Rooney as Man Utd cruise past Villa 3-1

LONDON, (Reuters) -  Manchester United may have kept  their powder dry in the transfer window but they remain the team  to beat in the Premier League as two goals by Wayne Rooney  helped them to a 3-1 home win over Aston Villa yesterday .

Europe’s big spenders warned over transfer spree

BERNE, (Reuters) - Europe’s big-spending soccer clubs  were warned yesterday that their recent frenzy of transfer  activity could affect their ability to meet UEFA’s new financial  rules aimed at making them live within their means .

Nadal sidelined for 10 more days with muscle damage

MADRID, (Reuters) - World number one Rafael Nadal  damaged a muscle in his right leg during his Australian Open  quarter-final defeat by Spanish compatriot David Ferrer and  needs around 10 days to recover .

Three newcomers in Jamaica squad to face Guyana

Three newcomers in Jamaica squad to face Guyana

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Selectors have named three newcomers in Jamaica’s 13-man squad to face Guyana in their opening game of the Regional First Class Championship starting here Friday .