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Christophe successful at first ITTF Level Three course in the USA

Christophe successful at first ITTF Level Three course in the USA

Four years ago, the United States Coaching Committee had a dream to bring the ITTF Coaching Development Programme to the USA Table Tennis Association and to use that programme to bring about a new professional culture for American Coaches .

MYO, UG play to three-run thriller

MYO, UG play to three-run thriller

—GCA/NBS second division cricket

A three runs thriller between the University of Guyana (UG) and the Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) ended in favor of MYO as action in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society (NBS) second-division 40-overs-a-side competition continued Sunday at various venues in the city .

Stand-out Samuels makes big strides in rankings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Just as he did in the recent one-day series against India, stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has again provided the only bright spark for West Indies in the latest International Cricket Council’s rankings released yesterday .

Lucky ticket holders could win trip to Aruba at fourth annual Guyana Softball Cup competition

Lucky ticket holders could win trip to Aruba at fourth annual Guyana Softball Cup competition

Two lucky cricket fans attending the final of the fourth annual Guyana Cricket Cup softball tournament which is being held later this month by the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) will win tickets to Aruba .

Former T20 star Khan slams ton in Chesney win

Former T20 star Khan slams ton in Chesney win

Former Guyana T20 batting star Imran Khan slammed a pugnacious century, steering Chesney to a massive 157-run win over Jai Hind in the ongoing 2014 New Building Society (NBS) second division limited overs competition in Berbice .

Tense final day looms after Blackwood sways balance

MATARA, Sri Lanka, CMC – Part-time off-spinner Jermaine Blackwood snapped up two late wickets to peg back Sri Lanka A, and set up a tense finish to the second four-day “Test” on today’s final day .

Concerned Mitchell willing to mediate players impasse

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr .

Pele stay top of GFA league

Pele FC maintained their lead at the top of the standings, humbling Sunburst Camptown 4-0 when the second round of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league continued today at the Tucville Community centre ground .

Nervous Cricket Australia closely eyeing Windies crisis

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Cricket Australia says it is “deeply concerned” over the West Indies players’ decision to abandon the tour of India, especially with the Aussies scheduled to tour the Caribbean next year .

WICB unlikely to escape India lawsuit

HYDERABAD, India, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board seems unlikely to escape a lawsuit over its players’ sudden abandonment of the Indian tour, after Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) interim president N .

Persaud produces the ride of his life

Persaud produces the ride of his life

— to win first Ride For Life five stage road race

Robin Persaud put his lungs and legs to work one last time, marching up the auditorium steps of the National Cultural Centre to receive the winner’s trophy of the ‘Ride for Life’ five-stage road race .

BCCI’s damages bill to  West Indies may touch $65m

BCCI’s damages bill to West Indies may touch $65m

(Cricinfo) The BCCI is likely to claim damages of at least Rs 400 crore (US$65 million approx) from the WICB for West Indies having pulled out of the tour to India .

Windies A make inroads but rain dominates

MATARA, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies A made breakthroughs at key intervals to limit Sri Lanka A as rain continued to ravage the second four-day “Test” at the Uyanwatte Stadium here yesterday .

Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Former Test captain Dilip Vengsarkar believes the decision by West Indies players to abandon their one-day tour of India was an insult to Indian fans, and says the team should be made to answer for its actions .

‘Biggie’ Smalls here for National Open boxing c/ships

‘Biggie’ Smalls here for National Open boxing c/ships

-wants to represent Guyana at future international events including the Olympics

Boxing superstars are not born into the role; they earn that title by paying their dues usually in the amateur ranks then onwards and upwards to the pay-per view arenas that holds the sport’s true riches .

DCC, Everest record wins in GCA/Banks Malta Supreme U13 cricket

Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Everest Cricket Club on Saturday recorded victories in their Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Banks Malta Supreme Under-13 matches at the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) ground .

Golden Jaguars coach Thompson  participated in programme in USA

Golden Jaguars coach Thompson participated in programme in USA

Golden Jaguars Head Coach Denzil Thompson, yesterday ended his participation in ‘FIFA’s Fitness programme in Football, first regional course in CONCACAF’ in Fort Lauderdale, USA .

Sookdeo, Singh slam centuries in GCC’s win over GYO

Sookdeo, Singh slam centuries in GCC’s win over GYO

— Raj Nanan hauls in 11 wickets

The Gandhi Youth Organisation’s (GYO) losing run in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Hadi’s World Inc .

Bravo’s Windies self-destructs

Bravo’s Windies self-destructs

By Orin DavidsonIf ever there is an explanation for the banana republic status of the West Indies Region as a whole, one needs look no further than the current state of its cricket affairs .

Nervous Cricket Australia closely eyeing Windies crisis

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Cricket Australia says it is “deeply concerned” over the West Indies players' decision to abandon the tour of India, especially with the Aussies scheduled to tour the Caribbean next year .

Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Former Test captain Dilip Vengsarkar believes the decision by West Indies players to abandon their one-day tour of India was an insult to Indian fans, and says the team should be made to answer for their actions .

Williams in back- to-back stage wins

Williams in back- to-back stage wins

-but Alanzo Greaves still holds onto yellow jersey

Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams followed up his third stage victory on Friday by winning yesterday’s penultimate stage but Roraima Biker’s Alanzo Greaves still holds on to the leaders’ jersey .

Caribs avenge defeat against UG Wolves

Caribs avenge defeat against UG Wolves

—captures Windjammer/Golden Brook/Toney sevens title

The Yamaha Caribs avenged their Banks Sevens final loss suffered last month, beating the UG Wolves 19-14 yesterday to win the Windjammer/Golden Brook/Toney Sevens League at the National Park .

Lloyd apologises for players’ walk-out, brands move a “mistake”

Lloyd apologises for players’ walk-out, brands move a “mistake”

[caption id="attachment_182499" align="alignright" width="216"] Clive Lloyd[/caption]NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies chief selector Clive Lloyd has apologised for the one-day side’s abrupt walk-out of the tour of India, and says the players have made a mistake .

WICB finds itself between a rock and a hard place

WICB finds itself between a rock and a hard place

 By Tony Cozier THROUGH the clouds of confusion that enveloped the West Indies players’ final decision to abandon their tour of India after the fourth One Day International on Friday, a few relevant points are apparent .

Defending champs keep hopes alive with win

Defending champs St .

Five member committee to be set up to investigate horse racing infringement claims

— hearing set for October 27

The owner of the Shariff Racing Stables and the jockey who rode Princess She Is Not are set to appear at a hearing on October 27 following the establishment of a five-member committee to investigate infringement of horse racing rules and animal cruelty .

Negotiations, not strikes, the way to solve impasse: Walsh

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Legendary fast bowler Courtney Walsh says he does not support players’ strikes as a first option and would have preferred negotiations to be fully explored first in order to find a solution to the ongoing bitter impasse between the West Indies players and their union, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) .

India 2016 tour of Caribbean under threat

MUMBAI, India, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board’s finances could take another huge hit with the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) saying yesterday it was now reviewing its 2016 tour of the Caribbean .

DCC prevails over Malteenoes in NBS second division cricket

DCC prevails over Malteenoes in NBS second division cricket

By Delvon Mc Ewan[caption id="attachment_302429" align="alignleft" width="197"] Chanderpaul Hemraj and Jeetendra Sookdeo registered half centuries for their respective teams Everest and GCC .

Pele faces Camptown in top-of-the-table affair

Pele faces Camptown in top-of-the-table affair

The second round of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league continues today at the Tucville Community Centre ground with four matches .

Mayor’s Cup rescheduled until further notice

The 2014 edition of the annual Mayor’s Cup knock-out football tournament has been officially rescheduled to further notice .

IPL could consider ban on Windies players

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Indian authorities are considering an Indian Premier League ban on West Indies players after the Caribbean one-day side walked out on the tour of India Friday, the Press Trust of India has reported .

Quitting tour “selfish and inconsiderate”, says former Test batsman

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Former West Indies Test batsman Bryan Davis has condemned the move by West Indies players to abort the tour of India as “selfish and inconsiderate” .

Walsh urges diplomatic approach to WIPA – Windies impasse

(Jamaica Observer) FORMER regional team captain Courtney Walsh said a more diplomatic approach should be taken in the handling of the "sad" impasse between players, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) .

It’s off!

- Indian Board fumes as Windies quit tour

DHARAMSALA, India, CMC – The ongoing pay dispute between West Indies players and their union, WIPA, has forced the team to cut short their One-Day International tour of India, a move that has prompted an angry reaction from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) .

WICB Directors to meet, players blame Board for failing to intervene

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board directors were scheduled to hold an emergency meeting at 3 pm yesterday, to discuss the one-day squad’s controversial decision to quit the ongoing tour of India .



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