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Djokovic strolls into Monte Carlo third round

Djokovic strolls into Monte Carlo third round

(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic opened his Monte Carlo Masters title defence with a 6-1 6-0 demolition of Spanish qualifier Albert Montanes yesterday to reach the third round .

CONCACAF blocks Jack Warner over Tunapuna facility

(Trinidad Express) CONCACAF is challenging Jack Warner’s claim to ownership of the coveted Centre of Excellence in Tunapuna .

CAS blasts Jamaica over sloppy anti-doping procedures

(Reuters) - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) blasted Jamaican anti-doping officials today for the mishandling of a drug test by sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown that led to a successful appeal of the three-time Olympic gold medallist's two year ban .

Damp draw!

Damp draw!

-rain has final say in Guyana/ Trinidad encounter

Intermittent rainfall yesterday denied Guyana the opportunity to record their first win of West Indies Cricket Board’s the regional four day cricket tournament against Trinidad and Tobago at the Providence National Stadium, the match ending in a damp draw .

Goal of GIR is to grow the sport globally

Goal of GIR is to grow the sport globally

-says NACRA Instructor John

Kwanieze John, NACRA’s Get Into Rugby (GIR) Instructor assigned to Guyana and Curacao laid part of the foundation for making the sport a household one during her three-day visit which she wrapped up yesterday .

Atwell’s purse is a private matter

Atwell’s purse is a private matter

-says Ronald Burch Smith

The management of world title hopeful Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell would neither confirm nor deny that he would be making less than GYD$3M for his scheduled fight in Mexico next month .

Edghill/Lung win bronze medal at Canadian Open Juniors

Edghill/Lung win bronze medal at Canadian Open Juniors

Guyana’s Chelsea Edghill teamed up with Belgium’s Lisa Lung (ranked 56 in the world) to win a bronze medal at the Butterfly Canadian Open junior and cadet championships .

Kipsang and Kiplagat take marathon titles

-Chastened Farah finishes eighth on debut

LONDON, (Reuters) - Double Olympic champion Mo Farah toiled on his highly-anticipated marathon debut with the Briton trailing in eighth as Kenyans Wilson Kipsang and Edna Kiplagat secured London titles on Sunday .

Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘The line is open’

Pacquiao to Mayweather: ‘The line is open’

You can’t go to a Manny Pacquiao post-fight press conference and not ask what it’s going to take the powers that be to put together the only fight that matters in this day and age – Pacquiao vs .

Lacklustre finish to 78th Masters after rich early promise

Lacklustre finish to 78th Masters after rich early promise

AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) - The 78th Masters began as one of the most wide open in decades, but it will not go down as a classic after a surprisingly lacklustre finish on Sunday when Bubba Watson clinched his second green jacket .

Puerto Rico bond crisis leaves boxing champ Trinidad ruined

Puerto Rico bond crisis leaves boxing champ Trinidad ruined

SAN JUAN, (Reuters) - Boxer Felix “Tito” Trinidad, who grossed nearly $90 million during his championship career in the ring, is in economic ruin, just like his native Puerto Rico, according to court documents .

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of faking tears

Prosecutor accuses Pistorius of faking tears

PRETORIA, (Reuters) - The prosecutor in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial yesterday accused the track star of using emotional breakdowns under cross-examination to evade answering questions about the night he killed his girlfriend .

Cook, Bell, Robson show form with tons

Cook, Bell, Robson show form with tons

(BBC) England batsmen Alastair Cook and Ian Bell, along with Test hopeful Sam Robson, all scored unbeaten hundreds for their counties yesterday .

GPF inter division cricket competition gets cracking today

GPF inter division cricket competition gets cracking today

The Guyana Police Force’s inter-division cricket competiton sponsored by Commissioner of Police (COP) Selall Persaud in collaboration with C .

Bishoo rewrites the history books  with 15-wicket match haul

Bishoo rewrites the history books with 15-wicket match haul

Leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo etched his name into the history books of Regional first-class cricket by becoming the first Guyanese to capture 15 wickets in a match, putting his team in a probable winning position requiring 208-runs to attain their first win in this year’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) 4-day tournament against Trinidad and Tobago .

East Ruimveldt Secondary  whip Tucville Secondary

East Ruimveldt Secondary whip Tucville Secondary

East Ruimveldt Secondary defeated Tucville Secondary 4-0 when the u-17 female division of the Guyana Sports Development Foundation (GSDF) Pepsi/Scotia Bank tourney continued yesterday at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue .

GTTA gets equipment from  overseas-based Guyanese

GTTA gets equipment from overseas-based Guyanese

Michael Clarke, a former national junior table tennis player on Saturday presented a quantity of equipment to the Guyana Table Tennis Association at Olympic House, High Street, Georgetown .

Grassroots Inter-Ward football  reaches quarter-finals

Grassroots Inter-Ward football reaches quarter-finals

The first annual Grassroots Foundation inter-ward knockout football tournament continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground in Bourda with an exciting quarterfinal doubleheader .

Guyana clinches bronze medal  at Pan American Indoor Cup

Guyana clinches bronze medal at Pan American Indoor Cup

Guyana edged heavyweights Argentina 2-1 in a penalty shoot-out to clinch the bronze medal following a 2-2 score at the end of normal time, when the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup concluded on Saturday in Montevideo, Uruguay .

GPF beat Beacons 3-1 in GFA first division league

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) arrested Beacons FC by a 3-1 score line when the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) first division league continued at the Tucville Community Centre ground on Saturday .

B/dos dares to dream after demolishing Leewards

NORTH SOUND, Antigua,  CMC – Barbados crushed hapless Leeward Islands by an innings and 49 runs inside three days here  yesterday, to leave themselves with a slim chance of winning the WICB President’s Trophy .

Chanderpaul scores half  century for Derbyshire

Chanderpaul scores half century for Derbyshire

LONDON,  CMC – Veteran West Indies left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul hit a typically composed, unbeaten half-century to prop up Derbyshire on the opening day of the English County season here  yesterday .

Watson leads by two heading into Masters back nine

AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) - The 78th Masters was poised for another thrilling finish as 2012 champion Bubba Watson outdueled playing partner Jordan Spieth over the front nine to seize a two-shot lead at Augusta National yesterday .

Pacquiao defeats Bradley to regain title

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao scored a unanimous decision win over Timothy Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title on Saturday and avenge a highly controversial loss to the American in June 2012 .

Hawks beat Heat to reach playoffs

(The Sports Xchange) ———The Dallas Mavericks qualified for the playoffs with a tense 101-98 points  home victory over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday .

Atletico, Tendulkar among owners of new Indian league

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Leading Spanish club Atletico Madrid and former cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly are among the owners of eight franchises of a new Indian soccer league set to kick off later this year, organisers said  yesterday .

T&T stunned by Bishoo again but hit back late

GEORGETOWN, Guyana,  CMC – Devendra Bishoo’s brilliance once again proved to be Trinidad and Tobago’s undoing, as he once again undermined the visitors and left Guyana with a chance of winning their Regional Four-Day match here Sunday .

Pacquiao defeats Bradley to regain title

LAS VEGAS,  (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao scored a unanimous decision win over Timothy Bradley to regain the WBO welterweight title yesterday and avenge a highly controversial loss to the American in June 2012 .

Guyana still in the hunt for first innings points

Guyana still in the hunt for first innings points

Devendra Bishoo’s nine-wicket haul reinforced by half-centuries from Leon Johnson and Chris Barnwell kept Guyana’s chances of first innings points  alive as they trail the Trinidadians by 47-runs heading into day three today in the final round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional 4-day tournament played at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .

GOA consultation identifies what’s needed to move sport forward

GOA consultation identifies what’s needed to move sport forward

- Government support, better infrastructure, more scientific approach and payment of athletes among measures mooted

The need for adequate government support, better relationships with the corporate community and embracing technology were hailed as avenues to improve disciplines when the GOA held a Public Consultation on “the Way Forward for Sport in Guyana .

Powell, Bravo face test of character

Powell, Bravo face test of character

WHILE the high-flying T20 stars were in Dhaka, mounting their eventual anti-climatic defense of the world title joyously won in Colombo two years earlier, Darren Bravo and Keiran Powell were back in the Caribbean, watched by a couple of nut-sellers and a smattering of diehards in the understated first-class tournament, seeking to restore long held expectations that they are two future pillars of West Indies batting .

Bishops’ High, Tutorial Secondary win in GSDF Pepsi/Scotiabank U15 football

The Bishops’ High School, led by two goals each from Joel Morrison and Imran Khan crushed Tucville Secondary 4-2 in an U15 match when the Guyana Sports Development Foundation (GSDF) Pepsi/Scotia Bank tourney continued yesterday .

Riddim Squad gets the better  of Sunburst camptown

Riddim Squad gets the better of Sunburst camptown

Riddim Squad overcame Sunburst Camptown by a 3-1 score line in their quarterfinal showdown when the Namilco sponsored Fruta Conquerors One Love football festival continued at the Tucville Community Centre ground on Friday .

Guyana beat Uruguay 5-1 at Pan American Indoor Cup hockey tourney

Guyana beat Uruguay 5-1 at Pan American Indoor Cup hockey tourney

Team Guyana led by a Jamarj Assanah hat trick defeated Uruguay by a 5-1 score line in their fourth group matchup, when the Pan American Indoor Hockey Cup continued on Wednesday in Montevideo, Uruguay .

Rutherford inspires G/town to victory

Rutherford inspires G/town to victory

…but West Demarara retain title

By Delvon Mc EwanAn impressive spell of fast bowling by Sherfane Rutherford inspired Georgetown to victory over East Coast in the final round of Demerara Cricket Board (DCB)/ Diamond Fire and General Insurance Incorporated U-19 Inter-Zone competition played yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club Ground, Carifesta Avenue .

Alpha United to face old enemy BK Western Tigers

Alpha United to face old enemy BK Western Tigers

— Fruta Conquerors One Love football

The quarterfinal round of the Namilco-sponsored Fruta Conquerors One Love Knockout Festival will continue today at the Tucville Community Centre ground with a mouthwatering doubleheader .

Fruta Conquerors defeat Pele

Fruta Conquerors defeat Pele

Tournament hosts Fruta Conquerors defeated Pele FC by a 2-0 score in their quarterfinal showdown when the Namilco sponsored One Love football festival continued at the Tucville Community Centre ground on Friday .



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