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Grand Coastal golf tourney postponed to this Saturday

Grand Coastal golf tourney postponed to this Saturday

Persons who failed to register for the Grand Coastal Golf Tourney which was to be held yesterday will now have another opportunity to register for the tournament which was postponed by the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) due to the inclement weather .

Phillip George Memorial B/ball competition set to continue today

The Phillip George Memorial Basketball tournament continues today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue with three programmed fixtures .

Pepsi Sonics b/ball competitions on today at National Gymnasium

Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club’s Open U-23 Five-a-Side tourney and three-point shooting contest will commence today from 11:00hrs at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .

Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

LILLE, France, (Reuters) - Switzerland made a big step towards a maiden Davis Cup title when they took a 2-1 lead in the final against hosts France with Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka’s 6-3 7-5 6-4 win in the doubles against Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau yesterday .

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

The next time players from the Invaders Cricket Club grace the field, they will don a new attire compliments of Massy Gas Products .

Washington makes Cavaliers disappear in 91-78 points win

(The Sports Xchange) —-John Wall had 17 of his 28 points in the third quarter and Washington’s reserves finished with a 40-9 scoring advantage as the Wizards downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-78 .

FIFA credibility in freefall, says German league chief

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s Football League (DFL) launched a scathing attack on FIFA yesterday, saying coordinated action was needed from Europe to reform world soccer’s governing body .

FIFA credibility in freefall, says German league chief

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany's Football League (DFL) launched a scathing attack on FIFA on Saturday, saying coordinated action was needed from Europe to reform world soccer's governing body .

Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed  at close of rain affected first day

Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed at close of rain affected first day

Narsingh Deonarine stroked his 43rd first-class half-century to leave table leaders Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed on 168-3 against the Windwards Volcanoes after bad light stopped play in the first day of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Professional Cricket League (PCL) second round Regional four-day match played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence yesterday .

Guyana hockey team to play B/dos for fifth place

— CAC Games

Team Guyana recorded their second victory of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games hockey tourney, defeating Jamaica 4-2 on penalty strikes after normal time finished 0-0 in the 5-8 positional plate event yesterday .

TTFF needs new faces, says England-based pro

TTFF needs new faces, says England-based pro

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones wants to see an overhaul of the Trinidad and Tobago’s football federation, and says this is necessary if the sport in the country is to go to the next level .

Cool Hamilton edges title rival in practice as showdown looms

Cool Hamilton edges title rival in practice as showdown looms

ABU DHABI, CMC – Lewis Hamilton remained ahead of title rival Nico Rosberg, as the Mercedes teammates continued to set the stage for a classic showdown in tomorrow’s final Grand Prix of the Formula One season .

National rugby team grouped with hosts and title holders Mexico

National rugby team grouped with hosts and title holders Mexico

The national men’s rugby team will be playing St Vincent, Cayman Islands and the host and title holders, Mexico in Group C in the upcoming NACRA 7s Championship .

Good fight for me, better fight for boxing

Good fight for me, better fight for boxing

— says Simon of new opponent Revlon Lake

Kishawn ‘Pretty K’ Simon is unfazed about the change of his opponent for the December 13 card dubbed Rose Hall Showdown, in fact he has taken the switch right on the chin and is still confidently coming forward .

Red Jet, I Want Revenge to clash in feature event

— Budhan’s Memorial Turf Club horse race meet

A grand seven- horse race meet is set for the Budhan’s Memorial Turf Club tomorrow with over $4M up for grabs .

Leewards struggle to 133-6  against T/dad at close of first day

Leewards struggle to 133-6 against T/dad at close of first day

At Warner Park in St Kitts, - The struggling Leeward Islands slumped to 133 for six at the close on the first day of their contest against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, the Caribbean Media Corporation reported yesterday .

Griffin, Paul lead Clippers past Heat

(The Sports Xchange) — Chris Paul had 26 points and a game-high 12 assists to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Miami Heat 110-93 .

Pakistan hold firm to draw second test

Pakistan hold firm to draw second test

DUBAI, (Reuters) - A defiant fifth-wicket stand of 74 between Younus Khan and Asad Shafiq ensured Pakistan secured a draw in the second test against New Zealand yesterday to maintain a 1-0 lead in the three-match series .

Inspired Smith leads Australia to victory over South Africa

Inspired Smith leads Australia to victory over South Africa

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Steve Smith smashed a brilliant century to lead Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international yesterday .

New champ to be crowned

New champ to be crowned

— as Alpha United battles Riddim Squad in Futsal final

A new champion will be crowned today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United and Riddim Squad do battle in the grand finale of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal Championship .

Triesman condemns FIFA as rogue state, calls for boycott

Triesman condemns FIFA as rogue state, calls for boycott

LONDON, (Reuters) - European nations should boycott the 2018 and 2022 World Cups unless FIFA transforms itself into a transparent, open organisation, a former head of the English FA said on Friday .

Sarwan setback...Red Force lose batsman for rest of PCL campaign

Sarwan setback…Red Force lose batsman for rest of PCL campaign

(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force suffered a major setback on the eve of their second match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day campaign after experienced middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan withdrew from the squad due to personal reasons .

Guyana National Stadium set for Jaguars match up

Guyana National Stadium set for Jaguars match up

All is set and ready at the Guyana National Stadium as the pitch and outfield are in good condition ahead of today’s Regional Professional Cricket League clash between the Guyana Jaguars and the Windward Volcanoes .

Flooding scuppers schools championship

Flooding scuppers schools championship

Days 3 and 4 of this year’s National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships was regrettably called off because of one of the forces of Mother Nature .

Jaguars hope to go two up

Jaguars hope to go two up

Following their innings and 10-run trouncing of the Leewards, table leaders Guyana Jaguars will look to go two up in the 2014/2015 West Indies Cricket Board Professional Cricket League (WICB PCL) Franchise 4-Day Tournament when they face the Windward Islands Volcanoes in round two today at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

Schaefer points to team spirit, discipline as Reggae Boyz revel in football supremacy

Schaefer points to team spirit, discipline as Reggae Boyz revel in football supremacy

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica’s head coach Winfried Schaefer says discipline, team spirit and adequate preparation are factors which helped propel Reggae Boyz to another CFU Caribbean Cup title on Tuesday night .

Hart praises 2014 CFU cup as top quality

Hart praises 2014 CFU cup as top quality

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC- Head coach of the Trinidad and Tobago football team Stephen Hart says he is extremely impressed with the standard of the 2014 Caribbean Cup which concluded in Jamaica on Tuesday .

Guyana out of contention in hockey

Guyana out of contention in hockey

Central American and Caribbean Games

Team Guyana’s hopes of qualifying for the medal round of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games hockey tourney came to an unfortunate end, drawing with defending champs Trinidad and Tobago 0-0 in their final pool-B matchup yesterday .

ANSA McAl launches 3-on-3 basketball tourney

ANSA McAl launches 3-on-3 basketball tourney

ANSA McAl under the banner of its Mackeson Brand, officially launched the fourth edition of their 3-on-3 ‘King of the Rim’ Basketball tournament yesterday at the entity’s Beterverwagting office on the East Coast of Demerara .

Board gets extension to file report on off-spinner:

Board gets extension to file report on off-spinner:

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC — The International Cricket Council (ICC) has agreed to a request from Bermuda authorities and granted them a two-week extension to submit a report on Allan Douglas, Jr’s bowling action, the Royal Gazette newspaper said yesterday .

Sarfraz, spinners bring Pakistan back in contest

Sarfraz, spinners bring Pakistan back in contest

(Reuters) - Sarfraz Ahmed struck a defiant century and Pakistan’s spinners wrecked New Zealand’s top and middle order to leave the second test in Dubai nicely poised yesterday .

Pressure? No pressure, says Hamilton

Pressure? No pressure, says Hamilton

ABU DHABI, (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton played down the pressure of his Formula One title showdown with Nico Rosberg yesterday by saying he had years of experience in dealing with it .

Clarke ‘hopeful’ for first India test – physio

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia are hopeful that captain Michael Clarke will be available for next month’s first test against India despite a recurrence of his hamstring injury, physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said yesterday .

NBA trailblazer Collins says he wants to  be remembered as good teammate

NBA trailblazer Collins says he wants to be remembered as good teammate

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Jason Collins said yesterday he would rather be remembered as a good teammate than as the first openly gay player in the four major American sports .

Govt pays Soca Warriors

Govt pays Soca Warriors

(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad and Tobago Men’s senior football team, including the technical staff were handed cheques for outstanding salaries and fees to the value of an estimated $10 million yesterday at the Office of the Prime Minister at St Clair Avenue .

Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering

Banned FIFA official charged with fraud, money-laundering

MIAMI, (Reuters) - A member of the financial watchdog committee at soccer’s ruling body FIFA has been charged with fraud, money-laundering and breach of trust by police in the Cayman Islands .

FIFA ethics chiefs agree next step for 2018/2022 report

ZURICH, (Reuters) - FIFA ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert and investigator Michael Garcia have met for the first time since their public disagreement and agreed a report into the 2018/2022 World Cups bid process should be further reviewed .



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