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Pacquiao scores six knockdowns in title defence

Pacquiao scores six knockdowns in title defence

MACAU, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao knocked down American challenger Chris Algieri six times to retain his WBO welterweight championship in Macau yesterday morning .

Alpha defeat Riddim Squad in thriller

Alpha defeat Riddim Squad in thriller

Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United compliments of goalkeeper Ronson Williams last gasp goal, overcame Riddim Squad in an epic nine goal thriller 5-4 to clinch the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal Championship on Saturday .

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

The next time players from the Invaders Cricket Club grace the field, they will don a new attire compliments of Massy Gas Products .

Guyana lose 0-3 to B/dos in CAC Games hockey

Team Guyana ended their 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games hockey campaign in the sixth position, losing to Barbados 3-0 in the fifth place playoff of the 5-8 positional plate event yesterday .

Team mates will determine success of my captaincy - Kohli

Team mates will determine success of my captaincy – Kohli

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Virat Kohli says his team mates will determine the success or otherwise of his captaincy when he takes charge of India in place of Mahendra Singh Dhoni for the first test against Australia next month .

Deonarine’s second ton propels Guyana to 291

Deonarine’s second ton propels Guyana to 291

-Chanderpaul hits 127th first class half century

Narsingh Deonarine yesterday converted his overnight half-century into a scintillating century which ensured the Guyana Jaguars stayed on top of the Windwards Volcanoes at the end of day two of the ongoing WICB Professional Cricket League (PCL) Regional four-day tournament .

Softball semi-finals rescheduled for today… Rohan Auto Spares/Ramchand Auto Spares softball

Rain and a waterlogged outfield forced the organisers of the Rohan Auto Spares/Ramchand Auto Spares softball cricket competition to reschedule the semi-final matches to today weather permitting .

Flexible Hamilton eyeing World title

ABU DHABI, CMC – Lewis Hamilton says he will need to be adaptable if he is to win today’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and capture his second Formula One World title .

Roshandin helped Guyana bring home the bacon

Roshandin helped Guyana bring home the bacon

In the boardroom and behind the steering wheel of his Honda Civic, Mohamed Roshandin played an integral dual role in Guyana retaining the coveted Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) country trophy .

Prospects look bleak for S/Africa tour

Prospects look bleak for S/Africa tour

EVEN with all the optimism in the world, it is impossible to shake the notion that the West Indies team that leaves a week today (November 30) for its tour of South Africa is heading for a certain trouncing .

Barbados, Jamaica clash hit by rain again

LUCAS STREET, Barbados, CMC – Heavy rains once again forced the abandonment of play in the WICB Professional Cricket League second round game between Barbados Pride and Jamaica here yesterday .

ECFA could link with other associations if K&S tournament is not played

ECFA could link with other associations if K&S tournament is not played

East Coast Football Association (ECFA) President Aubrey Hutson, said his association is prepared to participate in the Kashif and Shanghai tourney once it’s sanctioned and will only host their own yearend event if it doesn’t come to fruition .

Former champs Leopold Street look to start campaign on winning note

Former champs Leopold Street look to start campaign on winning note

-Guinness Greatest of the Streets

Action on match day two in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown leg will continue today at the Demerara Park Parking Lot with eight group fixtures .

Grand Coastal golf tourney postponed to this Saturday

Grand Coastal golf tourney postponed to this Saturday

Persons who failed to register for the Grand Coastal Golf Tourney which was to be held yesterday will now have another opportunity to register for the tournament which was postponed by the Lusignan Golf Club (LGC) due to the inclement weather .

Phillip George Memorial B/ball competition set to continue today

The Phillip George Memorial Basketball tournament continues today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue with three programmed fixtures .

Pepsi Sonics b/ball competitions on today at National Gymnasium

Pepsi Sonics Basketball Club’s Open U-23 Five-a-Side tourney and three-point shooting contest will commence today from 11:00hrs at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue .

Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

Switzerland on the brink of Davis Cup glory after doubles win

LILLE, France, (Reuters) - Switzerland made a big step towards a maiden Davis Cup title when they took a 2-1 lead in the final against hosts France with Roger Federer and Stan Wawrinka’s 6-3 7-5 6-4 win in the doubles against Richard Gasquet and Julien Benneteau yesterday .

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

Invaders CC gets uniform sponsorship from Massy Gas Products

The next time players from the Invaders Cricket Club grace the field, they will don a new attire compliments of Massy Gas Products .

Washington makes Cavaliers disappear in 91-78 points win

(The Sports Xchange) —-John Wall had 17 of his 28 points in the third quarter and Washington’s reserves finished with a 40-9 scoring advantage as the Wizards downed the Cleveland Cavaliers 91-78 .

FIFA credibility in freefall, says German league chief

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s Football League (DFL) launched a scathing attack on FIFA yesterday, saying coordinated action was needed from Europe to reform world soccer’s governing body .

FIFA credibility in freefall, says German league chief

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany's Football League (DFL) launched a scathing attack on FIFA on Saturday, saying coordinated action was needed from Europe to reform world soccer's governing body .

Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed  at close of rain affected first day

Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed at close of rain affected first day

Narsingh Deonarine stroked his 43rd first-class half-century to leave table leaders Guyana Jaguars comfortably placed on 168-3 against the Windwards Volcanoes after bad light stopped play in the first day of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Professional Cricket League (PCL) second round Regional four-day match played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence yesterday .

Guyana hockey team to play B/dos for fifth place

— CAC Games

Team Guyana recorded their second victory of the 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games hockey tourney, defeating Jamaica 4-2 on penalty strikes after normal time finished 0-0 in the 5-8 positional plate event yesterday .

TTFF needs new faces, says England-based pro

TTFF needs new faces, says England-based pro

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones wants to see an overhaul of the Trinidad and Tobago’s football federation, and says this is necessary if the sport in the country is to go to the next level .

Cool Hamilton edges title rival in practice as showdown looms

Cool Hamilton edges title rival in practice as showdown looms

ABU DHABI, CMC – Lewis Hamilton remained ahead of title rival Nico Rosberg, as the Mercedes teammates continued to set the stage for a classic showdown in tomorrow’s final Grand Prix of the Formula One season .

National rugby team grouped with hosts and title holders Mexico

National rugby team grouped with hosts and title holders Mexico

The national men’s rugby team will be playing St Vincent, Cayman Islands and the host and title holders, Mexico in Group C in the upcoming NACRA 7s Championship .

Good fight for me, better fight for boxing

Good fight for me, better fight for boxing

— says Simon of new opponent Revlon Lake

Kishawn ‘Pretty K’ Simon is unfazed about the change of his opponent for the December 13 card dubbed Rose Hall Showdown, in fact he has taken the switch right on the chin and is still confidently coming forward .

Red Jet, I Want Revenge to clash in feature event

— Budhan’s Memorial Turf Club horse race meet

A grand seven- horse race meet is set for the Budhan’s Memorial Turf Club tomorrow with over $4M up for grabs .

Leewards struggle to 133-6  against T/dad at close of first day

Leewards struggle to 133-6 against T/dad at close of first day

At Warner Park in St Kitts, - The struggling Leeward Islands slumped to 133 for six at the close on the first day of their contest against Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, the Caribbean Media Corporation reported yesterday .

Griffin, Paul lead Clippers past Heat

(The Sports Xchange) — Chris Paul had 26 points and a game-high 12 assists to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Miami Heat 110-93 .

Pakistan hold firm to draw second test

Pakistan hold firm to draw second test

DUBAI, (Reuters) - A defiant fifth-wicket stand of 74 between Younus Khan and Asad Shafiq ensured Pakistan secured a draw in the second test against New Zealand yesterday to maintain a 1-0 lead in the three-match series .

Inspired Smith leads Australia to victory over South Africa

Inspired Smith leads Australia to victory over South Africa

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Steve Smith smashed a brilliant century to lead Australia to a series-clinching three-wicket win over South Africa in the fourth one-day international yesterday .

New champ to be crowned

New champ to be crowned

— as Alpha United battles Riddim Squad in Futsal final

A new champion will be crowned today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall when Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United and Riddim Squad do battle in the grand finale of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal Championship .

Triesman condemns FIFA as rogue state, calls for boycott

Triesman condemns FIFA as rogue state, calls for boycott

LONDON, (Reuters) - European nations should boycott the 2018 and 2022 World Cups unless FIFA transforms itself into a transparent, open organisation, a former head of the English FA said on Friday .

Sarwan setback...Red Force lose batsman for rest of PCL campaign

Sarwan setback…Red Force lose batsman for rest of PCL campaign

(Trinidad Express) The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force suffered a major setback on the eve of their second match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day campaign after experienced middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan withdrew from the squad due to personal reasons .

Guyana National Stadium set for Jaguars match up

Guyana National Stadium set for Jaguars match up

All is set and ready at the Guyana National Stadium as the pitch and outfield are in good condition ahead of today’s Regional Professional Cricket League clash between the Guyana Jaguars and the Windward Volcanoes .

Flooding scuppers schools championship

Flooding scuppers schools championship

Days 3 and 4 of this year’s National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships was regrettably called off because of one of the forces of Mother Nature .



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