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Ramdin, Bravo giftwrap whitewash

Ramdin, Bravo giftwrap whitewash

(Cricinfo) Denesh Ramdin wouldn’t have had as much fun on a cricket field as he did yesterday afternoon at Warner Park .

Alpha United still aiming to qualify

Alpha United still aiming to qualify

— Says Wayne Dover

Despite failing to secure a point in their two home fixtures Alpha United tactician Wayne Dover said qualifying for the second round of the CONCACAF Champions League still remains the objective of his team .

Chanderpaul co-owner of new Canadian Premier League T20 competition

TORONTO, Canada, CMC-Four of the biggest names from the West Indies cricket team have signed a deal making them co-owners in the new Canadian Premier League T20 set for next year .

DCC Youth Summer Camp bowls off

DCC Youth Summer Camp bowls off

[caption id="attachment_302333" align="alignright" width="333"] Participants going about their drills in yesterday’s first day of the camp[/caption]The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) in partnership with W&H Rambaran Marine, bowled off its one week elite Youth Summer Camp yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground (DCC) .

Sankar looking to spin his way into national senior team

Sankar looking to spin his way into national senior team

By Delvon Mc Ewan National Under-19 leg spinner Steven Sankar is eyeing a senior call up after four years at the junior level ended with him playing a major role in this country’s double crown honours at the recent West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 tournament held here .

Baldeo delighted to be  member of winning U19 team

Baldeo delighted to be member of winning U19 team

By Delvon Mc Ewan National Under-19 cricketer Balchand Baldeo is happy .

Mahendra Persaud produces world class shooting in Canada

Mahendra Persaud produces world class shooting in Canada

National Fullbore shooting captain Mahendra Persaud has taken his 2014 campaign to Canada with creditable results following his participation at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland and the Bisley Annual Championships in the United Kingdom last month .

Douglas Sang Hue was a Colossus

By Tony Cozier AT five feet, four inches, no taller than a jockey, even shorter in a characteristic crouching stance behind the stumps like a rider in the home stretch, Douglas Sang Hue was dwarfed by the towering fast bowlers of his time who pounded past him in their delivery stride .

England have no hope at World Cup, says Swann  

LONDON,  (Reuters) - England have no hope of winning next year’s World Cup because of their “old-fashioned” approach to the one-day game, according to former spinner Graeme Swann .

Algieri hopes to reach for the stars in Pacquaio bout

MACAU,  (Reuters) - Confident and unbeaten, WBO light welterweight champion Chris Algieri believes his strong jab can nullify the speed and power of boxing great Manny Pacquiao and propel the New Yorker to legendary status .

GCCNA looking to compete in  this year’s five stage road race

GCCNA looking to compete in this year’s five stage road race

—says Victor Rutherford [caption id="attachment_302313" align="alignleft" width="216"] Victor Rutherford[/caption]The Guyana Cycling Association of North America (GCCNA), has intentions of bringing a team to compete in this year’s five stage road race depending on the date of the calendar event .

Australia hit record 350-run ODI tally in Harare

HARARE,(Reuters) - Glenn Maxwell and Mitchell Marsh both fell agonisingly short of centuries but still helped Australia to a record one-day international tally at the Harare Sports Club as they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs yesterday .

Younus flies home after nephew’s death

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s senior batsman Younus Khan has left the one-day series in Sri Lanka following the death of a relation .

BCCI calls Dhoni comments on Fletcher as ‘personal opinion’

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - The Indian cricket board (BCCI) has labelled Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s comments as “personal opinion” after the national team’s captain said beleaguered coach Duncan Fletcher still called the shots and would lead them into next year’s World Cup .

Injured Klitschko calls off Pulev world title fight  

BERLIN, (Reuters) - World heavyweight champion Vladimir Klitsckho has postponed next month’s IBF title bout with Bulgarian Kubrat Pulev after sustaining an injury in training .

England v India first ODI abandoned

(Reuters) - The opening one-day international in a five-match series between England and India was abandoned without a ball being bowled in Bristol yesterday due to heavy rain .

Off-spinner Gazi latest to be reported for suspect action

(Reuters) - Bangladesh’s Sohag Gazi has become the fifth off-spinner in recent months to be reported to the International Cricket Council (ICC) for an illegal bowling action .

CP Got Even denies Elle’s Vision elusive triple win

CP Got Even denies Elle’s Vision elusive triple win

CP Got Even won the feature C1 and Lower event of the eighth annual Guyana Cup denying the favoured Elle's Vision the elusive `Triple’ at the nation's biggest horse race fixture .

CPL committee rubberstamps result of disputed final

CPL committee rubberstamps result of disputed final

-matter could be referred to the ICC

(Cricinfo) The Caribbean Premier League's (CPL) cricket tournament committee has ruled that match referee Denavon Hayles properly applied the relevant rules in the rain-hit CPL final on August 16, which Barbados Tridents won by eight runs via the Duckworth-Lewis method .

Mills confident Golden Jaguars can qualify for second round of CFU C/ships

Mills confident Golden Jaguars can qualify for second round of CFU C/ships

Golden Jaguars International Vurlon Mills said despite lack of international experience within the squad, he is confident Guyana can qualify for the second round of the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Championships .

Benn eyeing first  T20 in four years

Benn eyeing first T20 in four years

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Combative left-arm spinner Sulieman Benn is set to play his first Twenty20 International in more than four years, after being named in a West Indies 13-man squad to face Bangladesh in the one-off T20I at Warner Park on Wednesday .

Russell added to squad for final one-dayer

 BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – All-rounder Andre Russell has been called up to the West Indies squad for the third and final One-Day International against Bangladesh starting here today .

Franchises will make  players coachable

Franchises will make players coachable

- says Pybus

Port of Spain, Trinidad - Director of cricket at the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Richard Pybus says that the new system for regional cricket proposed by him will make regional cricketers coachable .

Bravo more keen on WC plans than whitewash

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Captain Dwayne Bravo says West Indies are more focussed on building their unit in preparation for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup, than completing a series whitewash over Bangladesh .

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

Bolt ends season, will not run in Zurich

(Reuters) - World record holder and six-times Olympic champion Usain Bolt has decided to end his 2014 season and will not compete in the 100 meters in Thursday’s IAAF Diamond League Final in Zurich, organisers said yesterday .

Ricciardo wins at Spa after title rivals collide

Ricciardo wins at Spa after title rivals collide

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, (Reuters) - Australian Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull yesterday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap .

Serena plays young Townsend in symbolic US Open opener

Serena plays young Townsend in symbolic US Open opener

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Serena Williams, who opens her quest for a third successive U .

Hales to open batting against India

LONDON, (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook has confirmed Alex Hales will make his one-day debut and open the batting for England in the upcoming five-match series against India .

CHAMPS AGAIN!

CHAMPS AGAIN!

Guyana retain men, women’s team squash titles

Guyana’s male and female squash teams yesterday won the team events at the 22nd senior Caribbean squash championships which ended yesterday in Barbados .

Harper disappointed with way CPL final ended

Harper disappointed with way CPL final ended

Coach of the Amazon Warriors team Roger Harper is disappointed with the way the just-concluded second Limacol Caribbean Premier League final between the Amazon Warriors and the Barbados Tridents ended in St Kitts .

Eastman edges home in Malta Supreme feature event

Eastman edges home in Malta Supreme feature event

[caption id="attachment_302112" align="alignleft" width="352"] Team Coco’s Hamza Eastman celebrates after edging Robin Persaud (right) and Marlon Williams to win the feature 35-lap event of yesterday’s 11-race Malta Supreme 11-race programme .

About Alpha United’s chances of advancing from the group

About Alpha United’s chances of advancing from the group

Alpha United suffered their second consecutive CONCACAF Champ-ions’ League group loss following their 4-1 defeat to Portland Timbers on August 19 at the National Stadium, Providence .

Guyana Independence Cup T20 organising  committee gives back to the communities

Guyana Independence Cup T20 organising committee gives back to the communities

The organizing committee of the Guyana Independence T20 Cup 2014 recently made cash presentations to several charitable organizations with the proceeds garnered from the tournament which was held at the Albion Sports Complex in May .

Moves afoot to standardize  cricket coaching

Moves afoot to standardize cricket coaching

By Tony Cozier AS he trawled through the reams of research that shaped his report to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) last March, director of cricket Richard Pybus would have been struck by failings in several areas that have led to the team’s drastic decline .

GRFU 10’s league matches rescheduled

GRFU 10’s league matches rescheduled

[caption id="attachment_302099" align="alignleft" width="371"] Ruggers practicing their passing yesterday at the National Park rugby field .

Seetan disappointed with lack of financial  support for Goodwill Games swimming team

Seetan disappointed with lack of financial support for Goodwill Games swimming team

Manager of the National Swimming team, Leon Seetan said yesterday he is impressed with the development of swimmers at the recent Goodwill Championships which was held in Suriname .



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