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Four GASA record breakers heading to GTU Schools Nationals

-Aleka Persaud smashes three records

On Day Two of the Guyana Amateur Squash Association National short course swimming championships yesterday afternoon Aleka Persaud broke the 50m freestyle in a time of 36 .

UG cricket team schools Malteenoes

The University of Guyana (UG) cricket team delivered a second upset in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/New Building Society 40 overs second division competition as they defeated host Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) by nine wickets Saturday .

Hinds powers to victory in Powerade 50-mile race

Hinds powers to victory in Powerade 50-mile race

On the back of recent sublime form, Orville Hinds continued his victorious ways yesterday .

Marauding Morkel sets up South Africa win in second ODI

Marauding Morkel sets up South Africa win in second ODI

(Reuters) - South Africa paceman Morne Morkel thrived on a fast WACA pitch to capture five wickets but the tourists made hard work of a three-wicket victory over Australia in the second one-day international in Perth yesterday .

Badree cleared in fixing probe

(Trinidad Express) West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has been cleared of any spot or match-fixing allegations, one day after his name was disclosed by the Supreme Court in India as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report that probed allegations of betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) .

Deonarine’s ton, bowlers put  Guyana in control against Leewards

Deonarine’s ton, bowlers put Guyana in control against Leewards

Narsingh Deonarine’s 10th first-class ton along with wizardry from spin twins Veerasammy Permaul and Devendra Bishoo and a three wicket haul from pacer Ronsford Beaton left the Guyana Jaguars in control of their West Indies Cricket Board’s Professional Cricket League at the end of the second day’s play yesterday .

Niles sprints to second victory of season

Niles sprints to second victory of season

—-wins 35-lap feature race at Payless/Star Party Rental event

With most of the big names in cycling resting or on international duties, Team Coco’s elder statesman, Junior Niles stole the show and sprinted to his second victory of the cycling season .

Can St Pius make a successful defence or will Stella Maris clinch first title?

Asks Duncan Saul Will defending champs St .

Hyatt Accord saved WI players from themselves but can WICB be saved from financial ruin?

Hyatt Accord saved WI players from themselves but can WICB be saved from financial ruin?

By Tony Cozier IT took two weeks for 14 West Indies cricketers to carry out their threat to pack their kits bags and prematurely abandon their tour of India, the ruinous repercussions of which still reverberate around the Caribbean .

De Nobrega in record swim, Grant wins twice

—-National Schools Swimming C/ships

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association Schools National Swimming Championships started yesterday at the National Aquatic Centre at Liliendaal with a record breaking swim by Joseph De Nobrega and two wins for swimming sensation Amy Grant .

Guyana lose 1-4 to Dominican Republic at CAC Games hockey

Team Guyana got their 2014 Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC) group campaign off to a disappointing start, going down to the Dominican Republic 4-1 yesterday in their Pool-B matchup at the High Performance Center in Veracruz, Mexico .

Elaine scores goal of  the tournament as  Enterprise routs St Pius

Elaine scores goal of the tournament as Enterprise routs St Pius

Enterprise Primary and F .

Giant Killers Ann’s Grove in another upset win

Fourth positioned side Ann’s Grove, continued their giant killing run in the East Demerara Football Association (EDFA) senior league, defeating third placed unit Buxton United by a 2-0 margin on Friday at the Victoria Community Centre ground .

Persaud, Deonarain reduce Industry  Super Kings to mere mortals

Persaud, Deonarain reduce Industry Super Kings to mere mortals

- spur Floodlight into semis

Scintillating knocks from opening batsman Richard Persaud and star batsman Ricky Deonarain Friday night propelled Floodlight Softball Team into the semi-finals of the Ramchand/Rohan Auto Spares competition .

Badree denies involvement after name surfaces in report

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has denied involvement in any impropriety after his name surfaced on Friday in a report arising from an investigation into alleged match-fixing during last year’s Indian Premier League .

Badree named in IPL spot-fixing report

(Trinidad Express) West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has denied being involved in any kind match fixing or spot fixing after his name was among six disclosed by the Supreme Court in India yesterday as part of the Justice Mukul Mudgal committee report that probed the allegations of betting and spot-fixing in the 2013 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) .

Ninvalle now AIBA committee member

Ninvalle now AIBA committee member

Steve Ninvalle has now etched his name in amateur boxing’s history books .

WICB hopeful of “amicable” ending as deadline arrives

WICB hopeful of “amicable” ending as deadline arrives

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) says it foresees an “amicable” resolution to its current impasse with the Indian Cricket Board, as the deadline arrived Friday for the regional board to outline a compensation plan of how it will settle the multi-million claim made by the BCCI .

Haynes wants end to WICB, players spat

Haynes wants end to WICB, players spat

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Legendary former West Indies opener Desmond Haynes wants an end to the bickering between the West Indies Cricket Board and its players, the Barbados Today online newspaper has reported .

Defending champs Fruta Conquerors sent packing by Alpha

Defending champs Fruta Conquerors were bundled out of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal Championships as they were hammered 6-2 by Alpha United on Thursday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue .

Petra Pee Wee girls football gets cracking today with six matches

The inaugural Petra Organization girls Primary Schools Pee Wee football event will officially commence today with group matchups at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue .

J/ca, Barbados struggle

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Windward Islands, responding to Jamaica’s 208 all out, were 16 for three in the first innings at the close on the opening day of their first round match in the WICB Professional Cricket League at Sabina Park, yesterday .

CEO Sam promises major changes to National Schools C/ships next year

CEO Sam promises major changes to National Schools C/ships next year

- At event’s launch

In excess of 1500 student athletes and teachers from across Guyana will converge in the city to compete in the 54th edition of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships which starts on Tuesday .

GABF U-19 high school exchange …St Rose’s High trounces Bishops’ High 66-10

St Rose’s High embarrassed an experienced Bishops’ High unit 66-10 when the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) U-19 High School Exchange Project continued on Wednesday at the St Rose’s High Basketball Court .

Berbician bodybuilders in pre-Flex Night showdown

Berbician bodybuilders in pre-Flex Night showdown

The third staging of Flex Night Berbice will be held today at the Skeldon High School .

DCC and Everest to clash in GCA/Noble House Seafoods final

DCC and Everest to clash in GCA/Noble House Seafoods final

-10 other matches on weekend roster

After surpassing more than 10 teams during several months of competition at numerous venues in the city and its suburbs, Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and the Everest Cricket Club are set to clash in the final of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Noble House Seafoods Second Division Two-day Competition at the DCC ground in Queenstown .

Task force armed with mandate, given a month to report

Task force armed with mandate, given a month to report

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – The task force set up to investigate the abandoned tour of India has been given a detailed mandate by the West Indies Cricket Board, and asked to report its findings by December 13th .

Sammy appointed Titans skipper

CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has been handed the Titans captaincy for the rest of the South Africa Ram Slam Twenty20 League .

Health 2000 boosts support to Girls Pee Wee football event

Health 2000 boosts support to Girls Pee Wee football event

Health 2000 Incorporated continued their support of the Petra Organization Girls Primary Schools Pee Wee football event, donating a large assortment of vitamins yesterday to the competing teams at their headquarters in Industrial Site .

Guyana Jaguars reach 230-5 at close of first day

Guyana Jaguars reach 230-5 at close of first day

Narsingh Deonarine’s unbeaten half-century helped pilot the Guyana Jaguars to a first day score of 230-5 against the Leewards in yesterday’s first round of the 2014/15 West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League 4-day tournament played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

Australia paceman Johnson named cricketer of the year

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Australia fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has matched compatriot Ricky Ponting's feat of winning the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Cricketer of the Year award twice, the governing body said today .

FIFA in limbo after latest twist in World Cup saga

FIFA in limbo after latest twist in World Cup saga

LONDON, (Reuters) - FIFA appeared to be in limbo yesterday as a long-awaited report on the turbulent bidding process for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups was criticised by its own investigator while the soccer world watched on in a mixture of bewilderment and anger .

Guyana Jaguars face Leewards today

Guyana Jaguars face Leewards today

-captains Johnson, Thomas upbeat about encounter

Guyana Jaguars Captain Leon Johnson and his Leewards counterpart Devon Thomas are optimistic that their teams can pull out all the stops when the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League tournament bowls off today at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

Gov’t presents $4M to ruggers

The government of Guyana has once again answered the call of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) .

Federer crushes Murray, Nishikori reaches semis

LONDON, (Reuters) - Hidden behind the artistic beauty of Roger Federer’s tennis lurks the primal instinct of a cold-hearted killer and yesterday Andy Murray was the unwitting victim as he was hammered 6-0 6-1 in his own backyard .

Rohit Sharma hits 264, highest ODI score

(BBC) India batsman Rohit Sharma has become the first man to hit 250 in a one-day international .

Trini daredevils ready to tear up the track

Trini daredevils ready to tear up the track

The Trinidadian daredevils have invaded Guyana’s shores on a quest to leave the competition in their rear view mirrors when they put pedal to the metal on Sunday in the final leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC) .



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