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Lahm stuns Germany by quitting national side

BERLIN, (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland yesterday by quitting international soccer at the age of 30, five days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil .

Women’s group critical of Gayle “sexist” comment

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – A women’s rights group here has condemned as “sexist”, remarks made by Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle to a female journalist, at a media conference here Wednesday .

Amazon Warriors in thrilling win

Amazon Warriors in thrilling win

-Narine bowls maiden super over

[caption id="attachment_297561" align="alignleft" width="375"] Christopher Barnwell in attack mode last night at the Providence Stadium .

Leonora Secondary storms to third Region Three title

Leonora Secondary storms to third Region Three title

Digicel U-18 football

Leonora Secondary sealed their third consecutive Region Three title, crushing St .

Jason Yaw, Jevina Sampson satisfied  with bronze medal at CAC Juniors

Jason Yaw, Jevina Sampson satisfied with bronze medal at CAC Juniors

-altitude affected Cassey George

After returning home from the CARIFTA Games without a medal in April, junior track stars, Jason Yaw and Jevina Sampson saw a refreshing rebound at the CAC Junior Champion-ships in Mexico .

Bush Lot Turf Club to host eight-race meet

The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Bush Lot United Turf Club tomorrow where the entity will host a grand eight-race meet .

Guyana boys defeat T&T, girls lose

Caribbean Squash Championships

Guyana suffered mixed fortunes in the defence of their Boys and Girls team titles when day two in the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships continued yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .

Alanzo Greaves eager for Commonwealth challenge

Alanzo Greaves eager for Commonwealth challenge

Fresh off a 20-race, seven-week stint in the USA, star cyclist Alanzo Greaves has returned to Guyana all geared up for the Commonwealth Games later this month .

Chanderpaul half-century sets  up Derbyshire victory

Chanderpaul half-century sets up Derbyshire victory

CHELTENHAM, England, CMC – West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stroked his second half-century of the match and third in four innings, to help fire Derbyshire to a six-wicket victory over Gloucestershire in their County Championship match here yesterday .

Tallawahs crush Hawksbills to record second win

Chadwick Walton ... top scored with 43 not out.

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – A fired-up Jamaica Tallawahs continued their winning start to the defence of their Caribbean Premier League crown, when they crushed Antigua Hawksbills by eight wickets here yesterday .

James dethrones Jordan as most popular U.S. athlete – poll

(Reuters) - LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States’ most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll .

Duminy ton takes South Africa to big total

GALLE, (Reuters) - JP Duminy scored his fourth test century and his first in the subcontinent to steer South Africa to a first innings total of 455 for nine wickets declared on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka yesterday .

FIFA rankings put Germany on top of the world

(Reuters) - Germany’s World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced yesterday .

Rahane century rescues India at Lord’s

LONDON, (Reuters) - Ajinkya Rahane scored a well-compiled century to help rescue India’s first innings on the opening day of the second test against England at Lord’s yesterday .

Van Gaal shies away from predictions as he takes on United job

(Reuters) - New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet the expectations for success at “the biggest club in the world” but refused to indulge in predictions when he was introduced to the media at Old Trafford yesterday .

Pacquiao to fight unbeaten Algieri in Macau

(Reuters) - Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on Nov .

Gilmar Rinaldi named Brazil’s technical director

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Former World Cup winning goalkeeper Gilmar Rinaldi has been appointed Brazil’s new technical director, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said yesterday .

Amazon Warriors, Red Steel  set for high-voltage clash

Amazon Warriors, Red Steel set for high-voltage clash

Guyana Amazon Warriors skipper Denesh Ramdin and his Trinidad Red Steel opposite Dwayne Bravo are promising a pulsating clash as the Guyana leg of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament kicks off here this evening .

June Ogle plunders Essequibo bowling

June Ogle plunders Essequibo bowling

-as Demerara wins most uneven contest

Demerara skipper June Ogle scored a scintillating century to propel her side to a record-breaking victory over an inexperienced Essequibo side in the opening match of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Women’s Inter-county Competition .

U-15 team’s all-round abilities can seal victory

U-15 team’s all-round abilities can seal victory

- Moore

National Under-15 cricket coach Julian Moore is optimistic about his team chances of winning this year’s Regional tournament after a 16-year absence from the top position .

Camp, home-field advantage a boon  to U-19 players

Camp, home-field advantage a boon to U-19 players

- Coach Amsterdam

National Under-19 Cricket Coach Adrian Amsterdam said a good encampment phase combined with a home-field advantage is the ideal blend for a successful outing for his team in this year’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 tournaments played in Guyana .

Guyana squash teams down Bermuda

Guyana got their Boys and Girls team title defence’s off to the perfect start, overcoming Bermuda 3-2 and 4-1 respectively when the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships commenced yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .

Amazon Warriors in  clinic with children

Amazon Warriors in clinic with children

[caption id="attachment_297449" align="alignleft" width="600"] The Guyana Amazon Warriors along with executives of Digicel and the participants posing after yesterday’s clinic concluded .

St George’s impresses with 3-1 win

St George’s impresses with 3-1 win

Digicel U-18 football

Defending Georgetown zone champions St .

Sri Lanka fight back after Elgar’s hundred

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - Opener Dean Elgar struck a magnificent century for South Africa but Sri Lanka came back strongly with four wickets in the final session to balance the scales on the opening day of the first test yesterday .

We have nothing to hide, says Qatar World Cup chief

(Reuters) - The 2022 World Cup will take place as planned in Qatar and the country has nothing to hide over allegations of corruption during the bid process, the tournament communications director Nasser Al Khater said yesterday .

Tiger ready to shake up golfing world – Jacklin

HOYLAKE, England, (Reuters) - Former British Open champion Tony Jacklin took a leaf out of the great Muhammad Ali’s book yesterday by declaring that Tiger Woods could be ready to shock the golfing world at this week’s British Open .

Powell third, Simpson eighth, in Lucerne

LUCERNE, Switzerland, CMC- Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell returned from a doping ban to secure third place in the 100 metres at the International Athletics Meet in Lucerne, Switzerland on Tuesday .

South Africa’s Pistorius “lonely and alienated” – family

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius’ decision to go to a night club while still on trial for murder was “unwise” but it was done because the 27-year-old is “lonely and alienated”, his family said yesterday .

MCC committee calls for new anti-corruption czar

(BBC) The MCC’s World Cricket Committee has called for the appointment of a new International Cricket Council supremo to lead the fight against match-fixing .

Jamaica capable of defending U-19 title, says selector

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- A cricket selector in Jamaica, Wayne Lewis, says his country stands a good chance of retaining the Regional Under 19 tournament which bowls off in Guyana on Sunday .

T and T Sports Minister scolds Bravo for slamming Red Steel name change

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC- Trinidad and Tobago Sports Minister Anil Roberts has scolded Red Steel captain Dwayne Bravo for public statements he made protesting a decision to change the name of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) which began in Grenada last weekend .

Serena Williams heads women’s field for U.S. Open

(Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams, coming off a surprise third round loss at Wimbledon, heads the women’s field for the U .

Attacking Gallopin claims Tour de France 11th stage

OYONNAX, France, (Reuters) - Two days after wearing the yellow jersey, France’s Tony Gallopin claimed the 11th stage of the Tour de France thanks to late attacks in a nervous finale yesterday .

Anderson claim is tactic by India, says Cook

(Reuters) - India’s accusation that paceman Jimmy Anderson “abused and pushed” spinner Ravindra Jadeja during the first drawn test at Trent Bridge may be a tactical move by the tourists, England skipper Alastair Cook said yesterday .

German soccer boss says players’ “gaucho” dance not disrespectful

BERLIN, (Reuters) - The head of Germany’s national soccer association said yesterday that German players celebrating their World Cup triumph did not intend to be disrespectful when they performed a dance that poked fun at their defeated opponent Argentina .



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