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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 .

Spurs in comfortable win over Utah

(The Sports Xchange) - Tiago Splitter became the 12th different player to lead the Spurs in scoring this season, recording a game-high 14 points in a comfortable 89-69 victory over the Utah Jazz .

Superb Charles hundred eliminates Pride

Superb Charles hundred eliminates Pride

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC – West Indies batsman Johnson Charles stroked a career-best hundred to help Windward Islands Volcanoes beat Barbados Pride by 55 runs and eliminate the defending champions from the NAGICO Super50 here yesterday .

Third annual Benjamin Sports Store cycle event set for Sunday in B/ce

Third annual Benjamin Sports Store cycle event set for Sunday in B/ce

Overseas-based Guyanese Wilbert Benjamin is the sponsor of the third annual Benjamin Sports Store cycle event which takes place Sunday in Berbice .

Howard to begin distribution of GCANA gear this weekend

Howard to begin distribution of GCANA gear this weekend

Recently, the Guyana Cycling Association of North America (GCANA) donated a quantity of cycling gear to their local representative William Howard to be distributed to local cyclists in need of the equipment .

Atwell replaces Lewis for Mullings fight

Atwell replaces Lewis for Mullings fight

The ‘Caribbean Collision’ card will go on sans its main attraction Andrew ‘Six Head ‘Lewis .

Money talks

Money talks

Call me ‘old school’ or maybe even ‘naïve’,  but the strident comments directed at the West Indies Selection panel including legends Clive Lloyd and Courtney Walsh by senior player and former Windies captain Chris Gayle regarding the non-selection of ‘world beaters’ Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard who boast an ODI batting average of 25 .

Emrit stuns Jamaica as Red Force win again

Emrit stuns Jamaica as Red Force win again

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Captain Rayad Emrit’s incisive maiden regional one-day five-wicket haul proved the difference, as Trinidad and Tobago Red Force beat Jamaica Franchise by 17 runs to win their second straight game in the NAGICO Super50 here Sunday .

Rain prevents commencement of Busta Champion-of-Champions B/ce tournament

The scheduled start of the 11th Busta Champion-of-Champions limited overs competition in Berbice on Sunday was washed out due to showers which left grounds in the Ancient County waterlogged .

Pele FC launches third Frank Watson, Gregory Thorne memorial tournament

Pele FC launches third Frank Watson, Gregory Thorne memorial tournament

Pele Football Club yesterday launched the third Frank Watson and Gregory ‘PT Stewart’ Thorne memorial Under 15/17 knock-out football tournament which kicks off February 8 with matches at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground .

Hurricanes blow away U19s

Hurricanes blow away U19s

-Rahkeem Cornwall slams maiden ton

COUVA, Trinidad, CMC – Rahkeem Cornwall’s maiden regional one-day hundred was enough for Leeward Islands Hurricanes to earn their first win of the NAGICO Super50, with a 48-run verdict over West Indies Under-19s here Sunday .

Pure Carnage!

Pure Carnage!

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – AB de Villiers struck the fastest ever one-day hundred and led three other batsmen in triple figures as South Africa inflicted a severe 148-run drubbing on West Indies in the second One-Day International here yesterday .

Fastest ODI centuries

LONDON, (Reuters) - Statbox on the fastest centuries in one-day international cricket after South African AB de Villiers smashed the record against the West Indies at The Wanderers yesterday .

Injured Lewis may pull  out of Mullings clash

Injured Lewis may pull out of Mullings clash

The former WBA world welterweight champion has suffered a hairline fracture to his collar bone while sparring and Lewis may be forced to pull out of his February 21 ring date versus Sakima Mullings .



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