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Badminton team tops group, sets up clash with Suriname

Guyana’s four-member badminton team of Narayan Ramdhani, Jonathan Mangra, Priyanna Ramdhani and Ambika Ramraj topped their group after playing unbeaten in yesterday’s round robin group fixtures of the Caribbean Badminton Championships in Aruba to set up a clash against Suriname in the knockout round.

Reggae Boyz seeking to emulate Jamaica’s Olympians

- Schaefer, says the Reggae Boyz are aiming to surprise their critics

Winfried Schaefer

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Head coach of Jamaica’s national football team, Winfried Schaefer, says the Reggae Boyz are aiming to surprise their critics when their bid to qualify for the next FIFA World Cup enters a critical stage next week.

Badminton players lose both doubles finals

Guyana’s three-member team of Narayan and Priyanna Ramdhani and Jonathan Mangra ended with four silver medals and two bronze medals after four days battling players from the Dominican Republic, Barbados, Trinidad and Tobago, Aruba and Suriname at the Caribbean Badminton International Open Under-19 championships(CAREBACO) which ended Sunday at the Centro Deportivo Sports Hall, Aruba.

Rowley hails Walcott, confident about Tokyo 2020

Trinidad’s Keshorn Walcott won his country’s only medal at the just-concluded Olympic Games in Brazil, a bronze in the javelin event.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister, Dr Keith Rowley, has hailed Kershorn Walcott’s bronze medal in the men’s javelin at the Rio Olympics and said he believes the country will have a bigger impact at the next Olympiad in Tokyo.

With Games gone, hard reality sets in for Brazil

BACK TO THE DAILY GRIND! A worker pulls a storage bin in the Olympic Park a day after the closing ceremony of the Rio Olympic Games in Brazil. (Reuters/Bruno Kelly)

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Until now, people in Brazil had something to look forward to. Despite deep recession, a presidential impeachment, and a corruption scandal ensnaring the political and corporate elite, the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro shone on the horizon like a sliver of light from a sunnier era, when Brazil appeared to have its act together.

Questions abound as Test farce ends

Attempted mopping up operations by ground-staff at Queen’s Park Oval were all in vain.

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – There were more questions than answers left hanging after the fourth and final Test between West Indies and India finished in a farcical draw here on the final day yesterday.

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