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Pollard’s Mumbai Indians eliminated

Pollard’s Mumbai Indians eliminated

RAIPUR, India, CMC- Captain Kieron Pollard started a fight back that stalled as defending champions Mumbai Indians crashed out of the Champions League Twenty 20 here yesterday .

FIFA RAP concludes

FIFA RAP concludes

The FIFA Referees Assistance Programme (RAP) officially concluded with a simple closing ceremony Sunday at the National Research Center on Woolford Avenue, Thomas Lands .

Australia captain Clarke ruled out of Pakistan ODIs

Australia captain Clarke ruled out of Pakistan ODIs

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of next month's one-day international series against Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates due to a hamstring injury and is doubtful for the test series to follow .

Two draws as  ECFA Stag Beer second round commences

Two draws as ECFA Stag Beer second round commences

League leaders Victoria Kings were held to a 1-1 draw by fifth positioned side Beterverwagting (BV)/Triumph when the second round of the East Coast Football Association (ECFA) Stag Beer senior league commenced at the Victoria Ground on Sunday .

Local players set to showcase skills ahead of WICB franchise tourney

Local players set to showcase skills ahead of WICB franchise tourney

By Delvon Mc EwanAs the inaugural West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional franchise tournament looms, local players will have a final opportunity to showcase their skills during the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) 4-Day Senior Men’s Inter-County Competition which gets underway tomorrow .

Australia builds artificial pitch for spin practice

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Australia has built an artificial pitch at the National Cricket Centre in Brisbane to help its batsmen deal with spin-bowling on the slow tracks of the subcontinent, where they have so often struggled in the past .

Halep latest to qualify for WTA Finals

SINGAPORE, (Reuters) - World number two Simona Halep has become the third player to book her place at the WTA Tour's season ending Finals tournament in Singapore next month .

Dover blames lack of competitive football locally

Dover blames lack of competitive football locally

— for side’s poor showing in CONCACAF Champions League

Alpha United head coach Wayne Dover said yesterday the lack of competitive football locally was one of the main reasons for his side’s disappointing showing in the CONCACAF Champions League .

Chanderpaul, Blackwood century stand leave Windies in command

Chanderpaul, Blackwood century stand leave Windies in command

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Shiv Chanderpaul’s second half-century of the match and third in as many innings, propelled West Indies to a massive lead and left Bangladesh with a Herculean task of saving the second Test .

Michael Anthony cops silver medal in Suriname

Michael Anthony cops silver medal in Suriname

Junior star cyclist, Michael Anthony pedaled his way to the podium in this year’s Bigi Bergi four-stage Tour of Suriname road race over the weekend .

Atwell throws  down the gauntlet  to Mullings

Atwell throws down the gauntlet to Mullings

WBC CABOFE light welterweight champion, Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell was ringside Saturday night for Jamaica’s Sakima Mullings’ round two, TKO victory over Derrick ‘Lights Out’ Richmond .

DCC lone outright winner

DCC lone outright winner

-four matches end in draws

By Delvon Mc EwanDemerara Cricket Club (DCC) was the only team to record an outright win as four games ended in draws when the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) division one and two matches continued over the weekend at venues in the city .

China table tennis coach puts heat on Olympic champ Zhang

China table tennis coach puts heat on Olympic champ Zhang

BEIJING, (Reuters) - The head coach of China’s all-conquering men’s table tennis team has warned Olympic and world singles champion Zhang Jike to knuckle down at the Asian Games or risk throwing away his chance to defend his gold medal at the Rio Games .

Dominant U.S. crush  Serbia to win World Cup

Dominant U.S. crush Serbia to win World Cup

MADRID, (Reuters) - The United States romped to their fifth basketball World Cup title after overcoming an early deficit to overwhelm the tournament’s surprise package Serbia 129-92 in a one-sided final on Sunday .

Tiger expects ‘very full’ schedule next season

Tiger expects ‘very full’ schedule next season

(Reuters) - Tiger Woods has yet to swing a golf club since missing the cut at last month’s PGA Championship but said yesterday his recovery from a back injury was progressing well and that he anticipated a full playing schedule next year .

Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq

Ajmal opts out of T20 event to work on action with Mushtaq

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Suspended off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has withdrawn from the national Twenty20 championship to work on his bowling action with former Pakistan tweaker Saqlain Mushtaq .

Lloyd wants WI players to be loyal

Lloyd wants WI players to be loyal

Kingston, Jamaica - New chairman of the West Indies selection panel, Clive Lloyd, believes loyalty should be the order of the day as players contemplate decisions to either represent the West Indies against England or play in the Indian Premier League (IPL) next April .

Johnson: was hesitant calling for review

Johnson: was hesitant calling for review

Gros Islet, St Lucia - West Indies batsman Leon Johnson admitted he had been hesitant to ask for a review after he was given out for 66 on the opening day of the second Test against Bangladesh in St Lucia, and said the uncertainty cost him a chance to score a century on Test debut .

Roach wants to be world’s number one bowler

Roach wants to be world’s number one bowler

Gros Islet, St Lucia - Kemar Roach has set a high target for himself after completing his first five-wicket haul of the year .

Simmons’ half century keeps Mumbai hopes alive

West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons stroked an unbeaten half-century to lift Mumbai Indians to a convincing nine-wicket win over Southern Express on Sunday, and keep alive the Indian Premier League giants’ hopes of a spot in the main draw of the Champions League Twenty20 .

Hornets in come-from-behind win to lift GRFU 10s trophy

Hornets in come-from-behind win to lift GRFU 10s trophy

The Hornets players used their skill and experience and held their nerve to come from behind and sting a game UG outfit, 34-28 to lift the GRFU 10s league trophy yesterday at the National Park .

Mayweather’s O still to go

Mayweather’s O still to go

-outpoints Maidana to remain perfect

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Undefeated five-division champion Floyd Mayweather Jr claimed a unanimous decision in a feisty encounter against Marcos Maidana to successfully defend three world titles and improve his record to 47-0 on Saturday .

Mullings puts out Richmond’s light

Mullings puts out Richmond’s light

-with second round TKO in light middleweight headline bout

Sakima Mullings scratched another Guyanese boxer off of his hit list Saturday night .

Agard always wanted to be a Golden Jaguar

Agard always wanted to be a Golden Jaguar

Despite possibly being eligible to represent Canada in the future, recently capped Golden Jaguars international Shaquille Agard said that his intention was to always represent Guyana on the international circuit .

Mullins adjudged best boxer

Mullins adjudged best boxer

Up and coming pugilist, Kevin Mullings punched his way to the best boxer award yesterday when the first of two Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under-16 tournaments concluded at the Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis Gym .

Roach fiver leaves Bangladesh in tatters

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Speedster Kemar Roach rocked Bangladesh with a devastating five-wicket haul to leave their innings in ruins as West Indies kept their stranglehold on the second and final Test here yesterday .

Dottin shines again as West Indies cruise to 2-0 series lead

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Deandra Dottin’s high quality unbeaten half-century proved the major difference as West Indies Women easily brushed aside New Zealand Women by 65 runs yesterday, to take a 2-0 lead in their four-match One-Day International series .

Pacquiao fight, ‘let’s make it happen’ says Mayweather

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - It took just minutes after Floyd Mayweather Jr had scored a dominant win over Argentine Marcos Maidana on Saturday before the undefeated welterweight champion faced the inevitable question .

Tight at the top five months out from World Cup

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - After what at one stage earlier this month looked like a vast game of musical chairs, reigning champions India ended up topping the world rankings when the five-month countdown to the 2015 World Cup started yesterday .

Tight at the top five months from World Cup cricket

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - After what at one stage earlier this month looked like a vast game of musical chairs, reigning champions India ended up topping the world rankings when the five-month countdown to the 2015 World Cup started on Sunday .

Johnson smacks half  century on debut

Johnson smacks half century on debut

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Leon Johnson celebrated his debut with a half-century and in-form Kraigg Brathwaite cashed in again, but timid West Indies made heavy weather of an ordinary Bangladesh attack on the opening day of the second Test here yesterday .

Team Coco’s dominates Caribbean Wellness Day Road Race 

Team Coco’s dominates Caribbean Wellness Day Road Race 

Team Coco’s cyclists defied the odds to finish first and second in yesterday’s 60-mile Caribbean Wellness Day road race on the East Coast .

Man-of-the-match Deonarine helps B/ce  win GCB Inter County One Day tournament

Man-of-the-match Deonarine helps B/ce win GCB Inter County One Day tournament

Berbice Captain Narsingh Deonarine produced a brilliant man-of-the-match performance to orchestrate a thrilling 10-run win over Demerara in last evening’s final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Inter-County one day competition at the Albion Community Development Centre ground .

A time for celebration and reflection

A time for celebration and reflection

 WEST INDIES set out on their 500th Test at the Beausejours Stadium in St .

Johnson says it was nice to get a half century on debut

Johnson says it was nice to get a half century on debut

By Delvon Mc EwanWhat can be deemed as a delayed test debut was marked with a patient half century by Guyana’s Leon Johnson as West Indies dominated the first day of their 500th Test match which started yesterday at the Beausejour Stadium in St .

National  draughts c/ships  commence today

National draughts c/ships commence today

- Pooranmall looking to defend A Class, 100 squares titles

National champion Khemraj Pooranmall will be looking to defend both his A Class and 100 Squares titles at the Guyana Draughts Association (GDA) National Championships which commence today with the B Class event .

Three-member badminton team at  Pan American Sports Festival

Three-member badminton team at Pan American Sports Festival

A three-member team from the Guyana Badminton Association (GBA) is currently in Mexico participating in the Pan American Sports festival which commenced on Wednesday and ends Tuesday .



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