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Djokovic, Serena rush  through at Melbourne Park

Djokovic, Serena rush through at Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams barely moved out of second gear while Victoria Azarenka underlined her Australian Open pedigree as players experienced the hottest conditions of the championship so far yesterday .

England captain Morgan victim of attempted blackmail

England captain Morgan victim of attempted blackmail

LONDON, (Reuters) - England’s World Cup captain Eoin Morgan has been victim of an attempted blackmail over a former relationship, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday .

Murray points to double-standards after Nadal cramps

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Following Rafa Nadal’s problems with cramps in the second round of the Australian Open on Wednesday, Andy Murray has taken a swipe at critics who gave him a hard time after his own struggles at the U .

Russia to create government job to fight against doping

MOSCOW, (Reuters) - Russia will create a government job that will concentrate exclusively on the fight against doping, Minister for Sport Vitaly Mutko said yesterday .

Henriques replaces Watson in Australia squad for Hobart

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Moises Henriques will replace injured all-rounder Shane Watson in the Australia squad for today’s tri-series match against England, Cricket Australia has confirmed .

Sir Vivian Richards: The rise and fall of an empire

Sir Vivian Richards: The rise and fall of an empire

My heart will always beat for the West Indies, writes former West Indies captain

(ICC) A team that was the trend-setter of cricket once upon a time was beginning to get left behind .

Stop repeating errors, Holder tells West Indies team mates

EAST LONDON, South Africa, (Reuters) - West Indies captain Jason Holder has lashed his teammates for repeating basic errors and urged them to take more responsibility weeks away from the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand .

Jamaica, Jaguars chase redemption in first semi-final

Jamaica, Jaguars chase redemption in first semi-final

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Both Jamaica Franchise and Guyana Jaguars will have added motivation to win when they clash in the first semi-final of the NAGICO Super50 here today .

New WICB election plan before Directors

New WICB election plan before Directors

Cameron could remain in office until end of financial year if he loses upcoming WICB elections

IN the unlikely event that Dave Cameron loses the presidency of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) in the March 7 ballot, a document before the directors recommends that he remain in office until the end of the current financial year before handing over to his successor .

Windies concede series with frail effort

Windies concede series with frail effort

EAST LONDON, South Africa, CMC – West Indies plumbed new depths on their tour of South Africa here yesterday, producing an anemic performance to hand the Proteas an uncomplicated nine-wicket win and the five-match series on a platter .

Windies concede series with frail effort

Windies concede series with frail effort

EAST LONDON, South Africa, CMC – West Indies plumbed new depths on their tour of South Africa here yesterday, producing an anemic performance to hand the Proteas an uncomplicated nine-wicket win and the five-match series on a platter .

Challenging road ahead for local ruggers in quest for 2016 Olympics berth

Challenging road ahead for local ruggers in quest for 2016 Olympics berth

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) rolled out its calendar of activities for the first half of the year and disclosed that the services of an Australia based Technical Director have been acquired .

Scotland’s Thompson is new TD of GRFU

Scotland’s Thompson is new TD of GRFU

Guyana born, Scottish citizen, Angus Thompson who coaches rugby in Australia has verbally agreed to lend his expertise to the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) .

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Bravo brothers, Cooper cameo setup Red Force win over Hurricanes

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC The Bravo brothers engineered a spectacular recovery and Kevon Cooper unleashed a hostile late order cameo as Trinidad and Tobago roared to a 49 run win over Leeward Islands Hurricanes in the twelfth game of the NAGICO Super50 at the Queen’s Park Oval here Tuesday .

Ailing Nadal survives on day of great escapes

Ailing Nadal survives on day of great escapes

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - An ailing Rafa Nadal dug deep into his vast reservoir of grit to stave off American qualifier Tim Smyczek and stagger into the third round of the Australian Open yesterday on a day of great escapes .

Jamaica stroll to nine wicket win over Windies Under 19s

Jamaica stroll to nine wicket win over Windies Under 19s

COUVA, Trinidad, CMC – Jamaica strolled to an easy nine wicket win over West Indies Under 19’s in the 11th game of the NAGICO Super50 match at the National Cricket Centre here Tuesday .

Number of Russian doping cases a major concern – IAAF

LONDON, (Reuters) - The number of Russian doping cases in athletics is a major concern, especially in race walking, the governing IAAF said yesterday after five walkers were banned by the Russian Anti-Doping Agency (RUSADA) .

Women players drop legal battle over World Cup turf

(Reuters) - Players who had begun legal action over the use of artificial surfaces at this year’s Women’s World Cup have dropped their case, their lawyers said yesterday .

Windies wilt to Proteas fire in East London

EAST LONDON, South Africa, (Reuters) - West Indies tour of South Africa hit a new low today when they were bundled out for 122 in under 34 overs to lose the third one-day international by nine wickets at Buffalo Park .

Windies in crucial battle to avoid series defeat

Windies in crucial battle to avoid series defeat

EAST LONDON, South Africa, CMC-West Indies, facing a series defeat against South Africa, will attempt to strike back to keep their chances alive when both teams meet in the third of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the Buffalo Park in East London today .

GCB going ahead with Sunday’s AGM

GCB going ahead with Sunday’s AGM

Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Secretary Anand Sanasie yesterday confirmed that the board will proceed with their upcoming Annual General Meeting (AGM) Sunday despite the fact that the elections, according to the government, will be considered illegal .

Simmons in doubt for East London ODI but still in series

Simmons in doubt for East London ODI but still in series

EAST LONDON, South Africa, CMC – West Indies could be without versatile right-hander Lendl Simmons for the third One-Day International against South Africa at Buffalo Park today .

Bermuda team for Guyana tour named

The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) will host the Bermuda National Men’s Basketball team for a three-match international series from March 10th-15th .

GABA AGM set for January 25

GABA AGM set for January 25

The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) will officially stage its Annual General Meeting for the election of office bearers on January 25 at the Roraima Duke Lodge in Kingston from 12:00hrs .

No candidate for GABA top post

Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) President Michael Singh said the association is yet to receive an official correspondence from any individual signaling their intention to contest for the post of GABA president .

Stop repeating errors, Holder tells West Indies team mates

EAST LONDON, South Africa, (Reuters) - West Indies captain Jason Holder has lashed his teammates for repeating basic errors and urged them to take more responsibility weeks away from the 50-over World Cup in Australia and New Zealand .

Football can contribute to educational experience

Football can contribute to educational experience

-CEO Olato Sam

The third annual Milo/Petra Organization Secondary Schools under-20 football championship was officially launched yesterday at M .

Top seeds, former champions march on in Melbourne

Top seeds, former champions march on in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Top seeds Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams stuck to the Australian Open script with fairly routine victories yesterday, while men’s champion Stan Wawrinka and two-time winner Victoria Azarenka joined them in the second round .

Pakistan paceman Junaid to miss New Zealand ODIs

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan paceman Junaid Khan has failed to recover from an injury and has been replaced by all-rounder Bilawal Bhatti in the squad that will play two ODIs and two warm-ups in New Zealand before next month’s World Cup .

England overpower India by nine wickets in ODI

England overpower India by nine wickets in ODI

BRISBANE, (Reuters) - England thrashed India by nine wickets with more than 22 overs to spare yesterday to record their first win in the tri-series tournament in Australia and boost their confidence ahead of next month’s World Cup .

New Zealand overpower Sri Lanka to win 4th ODI

New Zealand overpower Sri Lanka to win 4th ODI

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Kane Williamson hit a century and Luke Ronchi smashed 24 runs off one explosive over when the match was still in the balance to steer New Zealand to a four-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth One Day International in Nelson yesterday .

James leads Cavs past Bulls

James leads Cavs past Bulls

(The Sports Xchange) - LeBron James scored 26 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers continued their resurgence with a 108-94 victory over the Chicago Bulls .

Champion Klitschko to meet unbeaten Jennings in New York

Champion Klitschko to meet unbeaten Jennings in New York

BERLIN, (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitschko is to defend his titles against unbeaten American challenger Bryant Jennings in New York on April 25 .

England overpower India by nine wickets in ODI

BRISBANE, (Reuters) - England thrashed India by nine wickets with more than 22 overs to spare today to record their first win in the tri-series tournament in Australia and boost their confidence ahead of next month's World Cup .

Late drama as CCC scrapes into semis

Late drama as CCC scrapes into semis

Port of Spain, Trinidad - The Combined Campuses & Colleges Marooners yesterday pulled off a sensational one-wicket victory over the Guyana Jaguars with Christopher Powell hitting a boundary off the penultimate ball of the match to take his side home .

Former test spinner MacGill sues Cricket Australia

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Former Australian leg-spin bowler Stuart MacGill has begun legal action against Cricket Australia (CA), suing his former employers for more than A$2 .

Federer and Sharapova shine after seeds scattered

Federer and Sharapova shine after seeds scattered

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova glittered under the Rod Laver Arena lights yesterday, restoring order at the Australian Open after eight women’s seeds crashed out in the afternoon sun on a manic opening day .



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