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Skipper touts Barbadian Jordan for Tests after top spells

Skipper touts Barbadian Jordan for Tests after top spells

LONDON,  CMC – Sussex captain Ed Joyce says Barbadian seamer Chris Jordan is ready for Test cricket and is pushing for him to be included in the England squad for July’s start of the India series .

‘Dangerous’ Richmond loses by unanimous decision

-fourth defeat for Guyanese in Wray and Nephew bouts

Guyana’s Derrick ‘Dangerous’ Richmond lost via unanimous decision to Jamaican Tsetsi ‘ Lights Out’ Davis in the fifth bout of this season’s Wray and Nephew Caribbean Contender Series on Wednesday night in Jamaica .

Powerlifters named for St Croix event

Powerlifters named for St Croix event

The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF) has shortlisted an 11-member team to represent the nation at the eighth NAPF Caribbean Islands Powerlifting Championships in St Croix, US Virgin Islands .

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expertBrazil unveils $10 bln infrastructure budget for Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO,  (Reuters) - Brazilian authorities unveiled an infrastructure budget of 24 .

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert

Pistorius trial adjourns until May, state mauls forensic expert

PRETORIA,  (Reuters) - The murder trial of Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was adjourned yesterday until May 5 after the state wrapped up three days of punishing cross-examination of a forensic expert brought by the defence .

Grizzlies tame Mavericks

(The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Wednesday’s National Basketball Association games .

Nadal, Federer and Djokovic all breeze into last eight with comfortable wins

 (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic demonstrated their superior class on clay as they eased into the quarter-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters yesterday .

CONCACAF blocks Warner from selling Centre of Excellence

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-The Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) is seeking compensation from former football executive Jack Warner for the Centre of Excellence in Trinidad which he claims to own .

Rasheed (12-71) guides ECC to victory over MYO

Javed Rasheed’s 12-wicket match haul guided Everest Cricket Club (ECC) to a comprehensive victory over Muslim Youth Organisation (MYO) as the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competition continued last weekend at the MYO ground .

Warner: Centre of Excellence not for sale, never was

Member of Parliament for Chaguanas West Jack Warner yesterday responded to newspaper reports that CONCACAF had taken legal action preventing him from selling the Centre of Excellence in Macoya .

Lusignan CC wins ECCB U15 competition

Lusignan CC wins ECCB U15 competition

[caption id="attachment_286051" align="alignright" width="179"] Robin Williams[/caption]Lusignan Cricket Club was crowned champions of the East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) 2014 U15 competition after they defeated Ogle Cricket Club by 17 runs on Sunday .

Grassroots Foundation inter ward quarters on today

Grassroots Foundation inter ward quarters on today

The quarterfinal round of the first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tournament continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground Bourda with a doubleheader .

Team Guyana ready for CARIFTA battle

Team Guyana ready for CARIFTA battle

Coach, Sham Johnny is satisfied with the preparation of Team Guyana but noted there are some areas that needed to be improved ahead of this weekend’s CARIFTA Games in the French island of Martinique .

Success masters Kings, Floodlights beat Park Rangers

Success Masters and Floodlights defeated Industry Super Kings and Park Rangers respectively in the latest action of the Trophy Stall softball competition at the Demerara Cricket Club Ground last Saturday .

Pele edges Flamingo 3-2

Pele edges Flamingo 3-2

Pele FC scraped past Flamingo FC by a 3-2 margin in their first division matchup when the Georgetown Football Association league continued on Tuesday at the Tucville Community ground .

Joseph helps NA United defeat Young Achievers

-GFF Premier League

New Amsterdam United, led by a Kelvin Joseph six goal haul, dismantled Young Achievers by a 9-0 score line when the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) National Premier League concluded on Tuesday .

Malteenoes SC gets donation  from Regal Stationery and  Computer Centre

Malteenoes SC gets donation from Regal Stationery and Computer Centre

[caption id="attachment_286019" align="alignleft" width="333"] Telesha Ousman Secretary of Regal Stationery and Computer Centre hands over 32” Daewoo Television to Troy Lewis MSC Assistant Treasurer while Bevaughn Butts member of MSC looks on .

Atwell could pull out of  title fight over low fee

Atwell could pull out of title fight over low fee

-Source says boxer training for one fight and fighting management over purse

The fighting pride of Guyana, Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell is an undefeated fighter with a pending world title fight next month in Mexico but all is not well in the boxer’s camp .

Clippers set franchise record with win over Nuggets

(The Sports Xchange) - Blake Griffin scored 24 points and point guard Chris Paul added 21 points and 10 assists to lead the Los Angeles Clippers to a 117-105 romp over the Denver Nuggets .

“Broke” UN agency pleads for help in Central African Republic

GENEVA, (Reuters) - Inter-communal violence is tearing Central African Republic apart but the conflict is not getting the attention, or aid, needed to save huge numbers of lives, the head of the U .

Kolkata begins with thumping win

On a green Abu Dhabi pitch that had plenty of bounce, Kolkata cruised to a big win over defending champions Mumbai  Indians yesterday in the opening game of the season .

BK Western Tigers defeat Black Pearl 6-1

BK Western Tigers defeated Black Pearl by a 6-1 score line when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) second division league continued at the Tucville Community ground on Tuesday .

Hinds most successful cyclist so far this season

Hinds most successful cyclist so far this season

The first quarter of the 2014 cycling season came and went just as swiftly as some of the times Guyana’s premier wheelsmen laid down on the open roads and in the inner circuit of the National Park .

Pepsi IPL 2014 declared open with a glittering ceremony

Pepsi IPL 2014 declared open with a glittering ceremony

- Cricketers and Bollywood stars regale the audience with their brilliance

The seventh season of Pepsi Indian Premier League was flagged off in Abu Dhabi with an opening event rich in cricketing pedigree as well as a generous dose of fun and frolic yesterday .

GNRA names strong team for Commonwealth Games

GNRA names strong team for Commonwealth Games

The Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) has named a strong team to participate in the 2014 Commonwealth Games to be held from July 23rd -August 3rd, in Glasgow, Scotland .

Windies and Black Caps locked on same points in test ranking

Windies and Black Caps locked on same points in test ranking

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC-West Indies and New Zealand are expected to go all out to lift themselves from their lowly ranked status when they square-off in a test series starting in JuneBoth teams are struggling on the same number of points above bottom of the table  Zimbabwe and Bangladesh who are 34 and 19 points respectively .

Chanderpaul props up Derbyshire in run chase

Chanderpaul props up Derbyshire in run chase

LONDON, CMC – West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul was carrying the fight for Derbyshire after another batting collapse left them in danger of defeat on the penultimate day of their opening English County fixture against Essex yesterday .

New teams, new venue, old battles

…..IPL 2014 bowls off today

Just over a month ago, the IPL was still looking for a venue, thanks to the Indian federal elections .

Alpha, Fruta Conquerors match promises to be a humdinger

Alpha, Fruta Conquerors match promises to be a humdinger

An exciting doubleheader will end the semi-final stage of the Namilco sponsored Fruta Conquerors One Love Knockout Festival which continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda .

Officiating mars Laing Avenue’s win over West Ruimveldt

A Delroy Fraser 120th minute goal marred Laing Avenue’s 4-3 quarterfinal win over West Ruimveldt when the Grassroots Inter-Ward Knockout Tourney continued on Monday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda .

Grove leads EBFA division one league

Grove leads EBFA division one league

Timehri Panthers suffered their first defeat when they went under to Grove Hi-Tech by a 2-0 score line when the Stag Beer/East Bank Football Association (EBFA) division-one league continued on Sunday at the Grove Community ground .

News agencies to boycott IPL over photo restrictions

(Reuters) - A number of news agencies have decided against covering cricket’s Indian Premier League Twenty20 competition in India and the United Arab Emirates, due to the exclusion of some photo agencies from covering matches .

West Indies all-rounders to battle on June 14

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC-The Second Annual Caribbean Singlewicket Cricket Tournament, will be held June 14th at UWI SPEC in St .

Limacol renews sponsorship of CPL

Limacol renews sponsorship of CPL

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC- The New Guyana Pharmaceutical Corporation Incorporated (NEW GPC INC), under its popular Limacol brand, has renewed its sponsorship of the Caribbean Premier League T20 tournament .

West Indies will be different proposition

West Indies will be different proposition

-Kiwis name two new caps in squad to tour West Indies

-HessonWELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC- Wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi and off-spinner Mark Craig are the new caps named in the New Zealand squad for the upcoming tour to the West Indies .

CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

(Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) yesterday blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the three-time Olympic gold medallist’s two year ban .

French Open prize money gets three-million euro boost

PARIS, (Reuters) - The French Open prize money pool has risen to 25 million euros ($34 .



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