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Cameron given huge boost as JCA makes about-turn

Cameron given huge boost as JCA makes about-turn

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Incumbent West Indies Cricket Board president, Dave Cameron, had his re-election chances significantly boosted when his home territory, the Jamaica Cricket Association, made an about-turn and decided to throw their support behind him, in next month presidential elections .

Defending champs begin title defence today

Defending champs Dynas Ravens will begin their title defence today when they oppose Smithfield Rockers in the second annual Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ National Club Championship .

Jaguars must continue to play as a team

Jaguars must continue to play as a team

— says Rayon Griffith

Guyana Jaguars Assistant Coach Rayon Griffith said the players must continue to play as a team if they are to continue to be successful in the current West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day tournament .

St Lucia football team to  play Golden Jaguars next month

St Lucia football team to play Golden Jaguars next month

It appears international football will be returning to Guyana following an absence of more than 28 months with the Saint Lucia senior team set to battle the Golden Jaguars as part of the team’s preparation for the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers .

West Indies T20 captain Darren Sammy snapped up by RCB

BANGALORE, India, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy was the only Caribbean player sold in the 2015 Indian Premier League auction on Monday .

Jamaica Cricket Association switches support from Garner to Cameron

(Jamaica Gleaner) The decision by the board of directors of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA) to support Barbadian Joel Garner and not Jamaican Whycliffe 'Dave' Cameron for the presidency of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has been overturned .

K&S back after two-year hiatus

K&S back after two-year hiatus

-organisation launches 16 team tourney set to kick off March 20

After a two year hiatus influenced by the turmoil that engulfed the sport, the Kashif and Shanghai (K&S) Organization officially launched the 25th edition of their knockout tourney yesterday at the 704 Sports Club on Albert and Lamaha Streets .

Pollard, Bravo omission a self- inflicted blow says Lara

Pollard, Bravo omission a self- inflicted blow says Lara

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, CMC- West Indies batting legend Brian Lara has described as “a self-inflicted blow”, the decision by the Clive Lloyd led selection panel to omit Kieron Pollard and Dwayne Bravo from the regional side for Cricket World Cup 2015 currently underway in Australia and New Zealand .

Mayor’s Cup semi-final showdown today

— Slingerz, Western Tigers slight favourites to reach final

A monumental semi-final round will highlight the Mayor’s Cup knockout tourney when Slingerz FC tackle Pele and Fruta Conquerors oppose Western Tigers today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda .

Thompson stars at Millrose Games

Thompson stars at Millrose Games

 Brenessa Thompson expects to make 2015 a breakthrough year, her final as a junior in a fast improving athletics career, which she boosted with a brilliant run Saturday at the New York Millrose Games .

Demerara cruise to five wicket win over B/ce

Demerara cruise to five wicket win over B/ce

Defending Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Under-15 Inter-County 50 over champs Demerara yesterday cruised to their second consecutive win of the tournament when they defeated Berbice by five wickets at the Enmore Community Development Centre ground .

Brooklyn’s X2 Promotions Inter-Ward Futsal to kick off in Linden March 6

Brooklyn’s X2 Promotions Inter-Ward Futsal to kick off in Linden March 6

— Over $1m in cash and prizes at stake

Brooklyn X2 Promotions will be staging an Inter-Ward Knockout Futsal tournament from March 6th at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground in Linden .

GCC ladies, Hikers men win hockey competitions

Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ladies team and Hikers men’s team secured respective first places when the annual Bounty/Antonio’s Grill one day hockey competition concluded Sunday at the Providence National Stadium .

Colts, Bankers Trust Falcons clash in Road to Mecca b/ball

The second round of the second annual Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ National Club Championship will continue today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue with a doubleheader .

Urling says NC pleased to have Groden serve as GS

Urling says NC pleased to have Groden serve as GS

— says the Trinidadian was recommended by CONCACAF

Chairman of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Normalization Committee Clinton Urling said the entity is pleased to have former Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) General Secretary Richard Groden serve in the same capacity at the GFF .

B/dos name unchanged team for Jaguars clash

Bridgetown, Barbados - Barbados Pride have named an unchanged 13-man squad for the key seventh round WICB Professional Cricket League first-class match against Guyana Jaguars at Kensington Oval, beginning February 20 .

Tallawahs banking on fireworks from Australian batsman Lynn

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica Tallawahs assistant coach Junior Bennett believes the acquisition of Australian batsman Christopher Lynn will bolster the side’s batting for the third edition of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) .

Windies seek to regroup

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand, CMC-The West Indies team, seeking to regroup following their opening round thrashing at the hands of minnows Ireland, were travelling to Christchurch on Tuesday for their second round clash against Pakistan in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 .

Four Guyanese football officials for international duty

Four Guyanese referees will be on international duty in the preliminary round of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) 2018 International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) World Cup .

NZ beat Scotland but  batting less than impressive

NZ beat Scotland but batting less than impressive

(Reuters) - New Zealand almost wasted a superb bowling effort to bumble their way to a three-wicket victory over Scotland in their cricket World Cup Pool A match in Dunedin yesterday .

Akram keen to help revive Pakistan’s World Cup campaign

Akram keen to help revive Pakistan’s World Cup campaign

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Former captain Wasim Akram is eager to help the Pakistan players salvage their World Cup campaign in Australia and New Zealand, he said yesterday .

Emotional Afghanistan need calm on World Cup debut – coach

(Reuters) - Afghanistan are excited about their World Cup debut against Bangladesh today, but must stay calm on the field lest their emotions overwhelm them, coach Andy Moles said .

Sammy only West Indian snapped up by IPL

BANGALORE, India, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 captain Darren Sammy was the only Caribbean player sold in the 2015 Indian Premier League auction on Monday .

Nightmare in Nelson!

Nightmare in Nelson!

— Woeful Windies upset by lowly Ireland in World Cup opener

NELSON, New Zealand, CMC – A lethargic West Indies slumped to an embarrassing four-wicket loss to minnows Ireland here yesterday, as their ICC Cricket World Cup campaign began in nightmare fashion at Saxton Oval .

Windies must buckle down or face early exit, warns Sammy

Windies must buckle down or face early exit, warns Sammy

NELSON, New Zealand, CMC – Former one-day captain Darren Sammy has warned his teammates their campaign in the ICC Cricket World Cup will be short-lived unless they begin to execute properly in all three aspects of the game .

Upset? What upset, queries Ireland skipper Porterfield

NELSON, New Zealand, CMC – Ireland captain Williams Porterfield has rejected media characterisations that yesterday’s four-wicket victory over West Indies was an upset .

Fly Jamaica sponsors motor racing team for first leg of  C/bean C/ships

Fly Jamaica sponsors motor racing team for first leg of C/bean C/ships

When Guyana’s speed demons wing out to Jamaica for the first leg of the Caribbean Motor Racing Championships (CMRC), they will be doing so free of cost on Fly Jamaica .

Pacesetters make light work of Wismar Pistons

Pacesetters make light work of Wismar Pistons

— as national club c/ships bounces off

Trinity Grid Holdings (TGH) Pacesetters opened their campaign on a winning note dismantling Wismar Pistons 72-36 when the second annual Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) ‘Road to Mecca’ National Club Championship commenced on Sunday .

Male, female rugby teams for NACRA Olympic Qualifier Sevens tourney in the US

The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) will be sending a male and a female rugby team to the US to compete in the NACRA Olympic Qualifier Sevens in June with the aim of clinching a 2016 Olympic berth .

GTTA names team  for Jamaica Open International tournament

GTTA names team for Jamaica Open International tournament

— Fly Jamaica donates 10 tickets to GTTA

Fly Jamaica has made it possible for Guyana’s premier racquet wielders to compete in the inaugural Jamaica Winter Open International Table Tennis Championships scheduled for next weekend in Montego Bay .

B/ce crush hapless E/bo by 177 runs

B/ce crush hapless E/bo by 177 runs

Omroa is man of the match after bagging 8-6 and smashing 32

Berbician Kelvin Omroa yesterday stole the show with a man of the match performance to help his team hand a hapless Essequibo side a mammoth 177-run defeat in their Guyana Cricket Board U15 Inter County match at the Wales Community Development Centre ground .

Tigers, Conquerors reach last four

Tigers, Conquerors reach last four

Mayor’s Cup football...

Western Tigers and Fruta Conquerors joined Pele FC and Slingerz in the semi-final stage of the Mayor’s Cup knockout football tournament after securing hard-fought wins over Ann’s Grove and Georgetown Football Club (GFC) respectively on Sunday .

Brathwaite, Best deal Red Force heavy defeat

Brathwaite, Best deal Red Force heavy defeat

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados Pride produced an incisive display after lunch to cripple Trinidad and Tobago Red Force, and seal a massive 222-run victory on the final day of their sixth round WICB Professional Cricket League contest here yesterday .

Sammy hit with fine for inappropriate language

NELSON, New Zealand, CMC – All-rounder Darren Sammy will part with 30 per cent of his match fee after he being fined by the International Cricket Council for using “inappropriate language” during West Indies’ four-wicket loss to Ireland yesterday .

T&T cricket boss not happy with CPL

(Trinidad Express) HOSTING seven matches in the upcoming Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 will bring no tangible benefit to the local game and the US$4 .

Stirling, Joyce steer Ireland to upset over Windies

Reuters) - Paul Stirling and Ed Joyce came agonisingly close to centuries but still helped Ireland cause the first upset of the 2015 cricket World Cup with a four-wicket victory over West Indies at Saxton Oval in Nelson on Monday .

Bishoo keeps Jaguars on top with big win

Bishoo keeps Jaguars on top with big win

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Leaders Guyana Jaguars continued their winning run in the WICB Professional Cricket League when they battered Leeward Islands Hurricanes by eight wickets inside three days here yesterday .



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