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U-19s to get taste of CPL T20 action

(Trinidad Express)  The Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will provide an opportunity for the best Under-19 cricketers from the Caribbean and the International Cricket Council (ICC) Associate Members in the Americas region, to make the final squad of one of the six franchises taking part in the tournament .

Second ton for Warner puts Australia in charge

(Reuters) - India were 105 for two in their second innings, chasing an improbable 364 for victory, at lunch on the fifth day of the first test against Australia at Adelaide Oval last night .

DDL u-16 boxing tournament set

DDL u-16 boxing tournament set

After partnering with the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) to box off two successful tournaments earlier in the year, the Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) will once again brand and sponsor the final competitions which will be staged tomorrow .

Pacer Gabriel aiming for consistency

Pacer Gabriel aiming for consistency

BENONI, South Africa, CMC – Fast bowler Shannon Gabriel did not make much of an impression in West Indies’ three-day game against a South Africa Invitational XI which finished in a draw yesterday .

$2.4M up for grabs in UDFA/Banks DIH ‘Supa 16’ football

$2.4M up for grabs in UDFA/Banks DIH ‘Supa 16’ football

-tourney kicks-off today with doubleheader

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Mackeson 3X3 basketball… Royals and Jets advance

Royals and Jets earned the right to represent the Linden zone after emerging the division’s best two sides when the Mackeson 3x3 Basketball Challenge continued on Thursday at the Mackenzie Sports Club court .

President’s Cup Open, Over-40 softball bowling off today at DCC

 The Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL) will bowl off their President’s Cup Open and Over-40 Big Ball competition today at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Ogle Community Centre grounds while the finals are set for tomorrow at the same venues .

Girls football quarterfinals today

The quarterfinal stage of the inaugural Health 2000 Guyana Incorporated Girls Primary Schools football event commences today at the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue .

Salute

Salute

Salute: West Indies fast bowler Sheldon Cottrell does his trademark salute while on a visit to the Lion Park in Johannesburg .

Fistic fury expected at Rose Hall Town Showdown

Fistic fury expected at Rose Hall Town Showdown

When the sun sets today, the bright lights of the Rose Hall ground will be switched on and the upcoming boxing stars of Berbice will look to outshine their respective opponents .

Cool Williamson guides New Zealand to win over Pakistan

(Reuters) - Kane Williamson’s assured unbeaten 70 guided New Zealand to a comfortable four-wicket win over Pakistan in the second one-day international in Sharjah yesterday to level the series at 1-1 .

Abbott takes eight wickets on return following tragedy

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Sean Abbott, the Australian fast bowler who delivered the ball that killed Phillip Hughes, has made a remarkable return to cricket, helping New South Wales beat Queensland yesterday .

Guianas boxing competition in the works

Guianas boxing competition in the works

The top brass of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) and president of Suriname’s Boxing Association, Remie Burke held talks on Wednesday about the integration of the Guianas .

Smith, Permaul dominate early exchanges

Smith, Permaul dominate early exchanges

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Windward Islands Volcanoes opener Devon Smith and Guyana Jaguars left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul dominate the aggregates, at the Christmas break in the inaugural WICB Professional Cricket League .

Rehabilitated Woods heading toward his second billion

Rehabilitated Woods heading toward his second billion

(Reuters) - His goal of 18 majors is in serious doubt, but five years after his precipitous fall from grace a rehabilitated Tiger Woods is entering the next phase of his career heading toward making another billion .

FIFA can learn from Nordic transparency – SvFF chief

STOCKHOLM, (Reuters) - FIFA could learn a lot from the Nordic model of transparency and openness and should release the Garcia corruption report in full, according to the chairman of the Swedish Football Association (SvFF) .

F1 principals snub Rosberg in best driver poll

LONDON, (Reuters) - Formula One team principals have snubbed Mercedes driver Nico Rosberg in a best driver poll, rating the German only fifth in a list headed by his title-winning team mate Lewis Hamilton .

GDF, Pele triumph over opponents …in GFA/Banks Beer Cup

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Pele FC recorded 3-1 group victories over Black Pearl and Flamingo FC when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA)/Banks Beer Cup continued at the Camp Ayanganna ground on Wednesday .

Brazil confederation accused of corruption – auditors

 SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Directors of the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation (CBV) paid friends and family about 30 million reais ($11 .

GFC signs international winger Trayon Bobb  …for Banks DIH tourney

GFC signs international winger Trayon Bobb …for Banks DIH tourney

Golden Jaguars international winger Trayon Bobb is expected to don the colours of the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) during the Georgetown Football Association’s (GFA) Banks DIH year-end tourney .

Zachary Persaud wins Marian Academy inaugural karate cup

Zachary Persaud wins Marian Academy inaugural karate cup

Zachary Persaud of Marian Academy and student of the Jaguars Karate Association (JKA) recently received his medal after emerging as winner in his school’s Inaugural Cup tournament held on October 20, 2014 at the Everest Pavilion, Camp Road .

Double century for Samuels, century for Smith as Windies domination continues

Double century for Samuels, century for Smith as Windies domination continues

BENONI, South Africa, CMC – In-form opener Devon Smith and middle order batsman Marlon Samuels plundered the bowling as West Indies piled up 508 in their first innings against a South African Invitational X1 on the second day of their three-day tour match at Willowmoore Park here yesterday .

Australia openers survive after India dismissed for 444

(Reuters) - Australia’s opening batsmen Chris Rogers and David Warner survived to lunch last night to push Australia’s second innings lead to 105 runs after India were bowled out for 444 early on day four of the first test in Adelaide .

D’Edward club wins NBS 40-overs tourney

D’Edward club wins NBS 40-overs tourney

D’Edward Cricket Club of West Bank Berbice triumphed over their competition to win the 2014 Berbice Cricket Board (BCB)/New Building Society Second Division 40-Overs Cricket Competition for teams in Berbice after recording a nail-biting 3-wicket win over Corriverton in the finals played on Sunday at the No .

Premiership Group football…Lodge Secondary thrashes North Ruimveldt 6-0

-Tutorial Sec heads into the quarter-finals

Lodge Secondary sealed their berth in the final eight in commanding fashion, routing North Georgetown Secondary 6-0 when the Premiership Group Secondary Schools u-17 Knockout tourney continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground .

Softball fraternity set to battle for top honours

As the year nears its end, softball players will have yet another opportunity to stake their claims of supremacy as the Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL) Inc is set to host its inaugural President’s cup open and Over-40 big ball competition this weekend at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Ogle Community Centre grounds .

Maersk hosting inaugural golf tourney

Maersk hosting inaugural golf tourney

An exciting day of golf is expected tomorrow as the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) collaborates with the Danish shipping company Maersk to host the inaugural Maersk Golf Tournament .

Vitamalt/Aqua Mist football tourney... Slingerz FC to confront Beavers FC

Vitamalt/Aqua Mist football tourney… Slingerz FC to confront Beavers FC

Slingerz FC will face-off against Beavers FC when the second match day of the Vitamalt/Aqua Mist sponsored West Demerara Football Association Knockout tourney continues today at the Den Amstel Community ground .

Samuels eager to take new found confidence into tests series

BENONI, South Africa, CMC West Indies Middle order batsman Marlon Samuels says he has found renewed confidence approaching the start of the first test match against South Africa which begins on Wednesday .

Joe takes root to steer England to win over Sri Lanka

(Reuters) - Joe Root's third hundred powered England to a five-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth one-day international in Pallekele yesterday and kept alive their hopes in the seven-match series .

Dwayne Smith retires from first-class cricket

Dwayne Smith retires from first-class cricket

(Barbados Nation) Dwayne Smith was wielding a different sword yesterday .

McLaren name Alonso and Button as 2015 drivers

McLaren name Alonso and Button as 2015 drivers

LONDON, (Reuters) - Spain's double world champion Fernando Alonso and Britain's Jenson Button will drive for Honda-powered McLaren next season, the Formula One team said yesterday .

Kohli bouncer to help players past Hughes shock – Lyon

(Reuters) - A Mitchell Johnson bouncer that struck India captain Virat Kohli on the helmet during the first test yesterday might actually help players get past the shock of Phillip Hughes' death, according to Australia spinner Nathan Lyon .

Umpire chief: Jamaica/Leewards controversy unfortunate

(Jamaica Gleaner) West Indies Cricket Umpires Association president, Cecil Fletcher, has described as unfortunate, the recent incident surrounding the misuse of a ball during the WICB Four-day Professional League encounter between Jamaica Franchise and Leewards Hurricanes at Sabina Park .

Suriname Parliament introduces laws to boost World Cup bid

PARAMARIBO, Suriname, CMC- Draft legislation has been introduced into Suriname’s parliament, designed to help the country qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in RussiaThe dual nationality legislation aims to change the law to facilitate players born in Suriname who play professional football overseas but cannot represent their country .

New rules being considered for CPL

New rules being considered for CPL

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC- New rules are being considered for the new season of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), organizers announced on Wednesday .

Regal outplay rivals

Regal outplay rivals

-Trophy Stall Angels beat Wellwoman

Regal obtained sweet revenge when they defeated Wolf’s Warriors in the Rohan and Ramchand Auto Spares open finals, an encounter dubbed the rematch of the Guyana Softball Cup four (GSC4) open finals .



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