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Young Warriors seeking to recover stolen pitch covers

The Young Warriors Cricket Club of Cumberland Village, East Canje, Berbice is asking the general public to assist them to recovering their pitch covers stolen from the ground recently .

Hikers, GCC retain indoor hockey titles

Hikers, GCC retain indoor hockey titles

-Brandford nets five adjudged MVP; Ashley de Groot is female MVP

Hikers and GCC successfully retained their Woodpecker Products U-21 male and female titles respectively when the fourth annual Hikers Hockey Club Junior Indoor tournament concluded Sunday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .

Windies win over New Zealand set mood for Australian tour – Taylor

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- West Indies allrounder Stafanie Taylor says their One Day International series win over New Zealand is a confidence booster that sets the stage for their upcoming tour of AustraliaThe resurgent Caribbean women swept the series against New Zealand and on Tuesday were scheduled to begin a T20 series battle .

Ryder Cup players must leave egos behind – Rotella

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, (Reuters) - The 24 players in this week’s Ryder Cup must leave their egos at the front gate and focus on the needs of their respective teams, according to one of golf’s top psychologists Dr Bob Rotella .

Richardson keen on West Indies head coach post

JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC- Former West Indies cricket captain Sir Richie Richardson has expressed an interest in the vacant position of head coach of the regional squad .

Williams follows seeds out of Wuhan Open

(Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams added her name to the list of slain seeds at the Wuhan Open yesterday after the American was forced to retire from her second round match against France’s Alize Cornet because of illness .

Grove Hi-Tech down Soesdyke Falcons 4-0

-Garnett nets hat-trick

With only two games remaining and the championship mathematically clinched, Grove Hi-Tech continued their dominant run in the Stag Beer sponsored East Bank Football Association division-one league, defeating Soesdyke Falcons 4-0 on Sunday last at the Grove Playfield .

No hair-dryer treatment as ‘fun-Fergie’ addresses Ryder Cup team

GLENEAGLES, Scotland, (Reuters) - Alex Ferguson was yesterday unmasked as the man Europe captain Paul McGinley has asked to address his team on the eve of the Ryder Cup but the former Manchester United manager will be leaving his hair dryer at home .

Breese helps rally Durham but Nash fails

LONDON, CMC – Gareth Breese played a crucial role in a lower order revival for Durham while former West Indies vice-captain Brendan Nash failed with the bat for Kent, on the opening day of the final series of matches in the English County Championship .

Holder urges Caribbean fans to have patience with regional side

MOHALI, India, CMC – West Indies fast bowler Jason Holder wants Caribbean fans to have patience with the regional side as it continues to struggle at the highest level .

Kings stay atop after crushing Ann’s Grove

Victoria Kings strengthened their grip at the top of the East Coast Football Association (ECFA) Stag Beer division one league after crushing Ann’s Grove 2-0 Sunday at the Victoria Community Centre Ground .

Maccabi faces old friend in game versus LeBron’s Cavaliers

TEL AVIV, (Reuters) - When the National Basketball Association’s Cleveland Cavaliers take the court for their preseason opener next month it will be more than a ho-hum exhibition .

Four fall foul of Pakistan’s new fitness crackdown

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Four Pakistan international cricketers have been docked part of their salaries in a crackdown on fitness standards, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed yesterday .

FIFA exco member wants ethics investigation made public

BERNE, (Reuters) - The public has a “full right to know” the contents of the ethics investigation into the bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, FIFA executive committee member Prince Ali bin Al Hussein of Jordan said yesterday .

Against All Odds cancels five-a- side football competition

The Against All Odds (AAG) non-profit organization’s best of the best 16 team five-aside knockout football tourney has been officially cancelled due to financial reasons .

New Company formed to run Red Force business under new franchise system

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- A new company has been formed to run the affairs of Trinidad and Tobago cricket under the new franchise system soon to be introduced by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) .

Guyanese dominate Goodwill  badminton competition against Suriname

Guyanese dominate Goodwill badminton competition against Suriname

[caption id="attachment_305436" align="alignleft" width="385"] The Guyana team pose for a photo opportunity following the completion of the tournament on Sunday .

Reaz looking to make waves  Sunday at South Dakota

Reaz looking to make waves Sunday at South Dakota

WR Reaz is a household name on the tube and on the radio, but he is also looking to make waves with the checkered flag on the race track .

Grand eight-race card set for Alness Sunday

The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Corentyne on Sunday with a grand eight-race meet at the Alness Turf Club .

Mitchell wants Caribbean countries to use sporting talents to benefit regional unity

ST GEORGE’S, (Grenada Sports) – Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell wants Caribbean countries to maximise the use of their sporting talents in the furtherance of regional unity .

Nedd to stage cricket  competition Sunday at DCC

Nedd to stage cricket competition Sunday at DCC

[caption id="attachment_289625" align="alignright" width="177"] Garvin Nedd[/caption][caption id="attachment_208886" align="alignleft" width="216"] Travis Dowlin[/caption]Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) head Coach Garvin `Tibbsy’ Nedd will stage his `Birthday Bash’ cricket competition on Sunday at the DCC ground starting at 10:00hrs .

Workhorse Hilfenhaus back in from cold

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Two years is a long time to spend in the international freezer, so paceman Ben Hilfenhaus is keen to stake his claim on the sun-baked pitches of the Middle East when Australia take on Pakistan in a test series next month .

U.S. sprinter Spearmon tests positive for banned substance

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Windies domination of NZ shows development, says Campbell

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies Women’s performance in the just concluded four-match One-Day International series against New Zealand Women, has come in for high praise from their head coach Sherwin Campbell .

Bravo snatches key wickets as Super Kings win easily

BANGALORE, India, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo failed with the bat but picked up two wickets as his Chennai Super Kings brandished the batting might, to beat Dolphins by 54 runs in the Champions League Twenty20 here yesterday .

Joint Services C/ships set for October 14

This year’s highly anticipated three-day Inter Services Athletics Championship commonly referred to as the ‘Joint Services Championship’ is set to run off on October 14 .

Injured Australia captain Clarke shaking up fitness regime

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Injured Australia captain Michael Clarke will arrive in the United Arab Emirates five days ahead of the rest of the test squad as he races to be fit for the two-match series against Pakistan .

CSKA Moscow crack down on fans after Champions League clashes

MOSCOW, (Reuters) - CSKA Moscow are poised to introduce banning orders and take legal action against violent fans to stop their behaviour at Champions League matches “pushing us over the edge”, general director Roman Babaev told Reuters .

Federer replaces injured Nadal in new league

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal has withdrawn from the inaugural International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) but the organisers pulled off a coup yesterday by naming Swiss maestro Roger Federer as replacement for the injured Spaniard .

Ravens owner apologizes for not demanding Ray Rice video

(Reuters) - The owner of the National Football League’s Baltimore Ravens apologized yesterday for not demanding the graphic video of former star running back Ray Rice striking his then-fiancee, saying it “never crossed my mind” and he was “deeply sorry .

Qatar adamant it will host 2022 World Cup despite doubts

BERLIN, (Reuters) - Qatar remained adamant it would host the 2022 soccer World Cup despite a FIFA Executive Committee member suggesting yesterday that the tournament would have to move because of scorching temperatures .

Kreuziger cleared of doping violation by Czech committee

PARIS, (Reuters) - The Czech Olympic Committee has cleared Tinkoff-Saxo rider Roman Kreuziger of any violation of anti-doping regulations, the cycling team said yesterday .

Qatar will not host World Cup – FIFA’s Zwanziger

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup will not be held in Qatar because of the scorching temperatures in the Middle East country, FIFA Executive Committee member Theo Zwanziger said today .

B/ce hold on for draw against Demerara

B/ce hold on for draw against Demerara

— Kandasammy Surujnarine strokes maiden unbeaten century

Berbice opening batsman Kandasammy Surujnarine stroked an unbeaten century yesterday which helped deny Demerara what looked like a certain victory on the final day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County four-day at the Bourda Cricket Ground .

Anthony sprints away with Victor Macedo road race

Junior star cyclist, Michael Anthony continues to prove that he belongs in the conversation when it comes to Guyana’s best wheelsmen .



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