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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) .

Cyclists for road race on Sunday

Cyclists for road race on Sunday

The nation’s best cyclists are in for a busy weekend as two events organized by Hassan Mohamed are scheduled to pedal off tomorrow and Sunday .

Coast Guards, Base Camp Stephenson crowned GDF Inter-Unit champs

The Coast Guards and Base Camp Stephenson were crowned male and female champions, defeating First Infantry and Base Camp Ayanganna respectively when the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Inter-Unit championships concluded on Wednesday .

In-form Pakistan crush New Zealand in opener

In-form Pakistan crush New Zealand in opener

(Reuters) - Pakistan continued to dominate at their adopted home in the United Arab Emirates by defeating New Zealand by 248 runs in the opening test of the three-match series in Abu Dhabi yesterday .

Hislop to serve on influential FIFA panel

Hislop to serve on influential FIFA panel

ZURICH, Switzerland, CMC- Former Trinidad and Tobago World Cup 2006 and England Premier League goalkeeper Shaka Hislop has been appointed by FIFA to serve on an advisory panel for the influential International Football Association Board (IFAB) .

Smith out, Watson back for first ODI v S.Africa

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia batsman Steven Smith will be rested for the opening one-day international against South Africa in Perth today, with all-rounder Shane Watson returning to the side after recovering from injury .

Pele recovering from kidney stone removal – hospital

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Former Brazil striker underwent a procedure yesterday to remove kidney stones that were obstructing his urinary tract, his doctors at a Sao Paulo hospital said .

Former coach Kirsten back as South Africa mentor

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Former South Africa coach Gary Kirsten has been recalled to help the Proteas prepare for next year’s World Cup and will act as a batting coach and mentor in the upcoming one-day series in Australia .

Windies women lose to Australia despite Matthews power knock

Windies women lose to Australia despite Matthews power knock

SYDNEY, Australia, CMC – West Indies women squandered an impressive run chase and succumbed to a 53 run thrashing against Australia Women in the second One-Day International of the ICC Women’s Championship here yesterday .

Jamaica and Martinique play to hard fought draw

Jamaica and Martinique play to hard fought draw

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica and French-speaking Martinique battled to a one all draw in their opening Group B encounter of the 2014 CFU Caribbean Cup here Wednesday nightDarren Mattocks opening the scoring for Jamaica in the 13th minute, while Yoann Arquin equalized for Martinique in the 29th at the Montego Bay Sports Complex .

Antigua storm back to draw with Haiti

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, CMC- An outstanding performance by goalkeeper Molvin James inspired Antigua and Barbuda and allowed them to resurrect from a two-goal deficit to force a two all draw against Haiti as Group B in the final round of the 2014 Caribbean Cup kicked-off here Wednesday night .

Laxman implores India to focus on overseas improvement

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - Performing well overseas should be India’s top priority and the test squad needs “smart preparation” every time they embark on a tour, according to former India batsman VVS Laxman .

FIFA judge gives all-clear to Qatar, Russia world cup bids

-Jack Warner mentioned in relation to `inappropriate requests’

LONDON, (Reuters) - The soccer World Cups of 2018 and 2022 are set go ahead in Russia and Qatar as planned after FIFA's ethics committee said today it could find no grounds for reopening the controversial bidding process .

Beharry company comes through big time for GRFU

Beharry company comes through big time for GRFU

- government to make its contribution today

For Guyana to reclaim the coveted NACRA 7’’s title next month in Mexico, the services of standout overseas-based players will surely be needed .

Atwell suffers another controversial loss

Atwell suffers another controversial loss

For the second successive time a referee has prematurely stopped a Clive Atwell fight in the 10th round which sparked protests and put another blemish on the prize fighter’s record .

Ramdin to lead Windies  15-man squad for SA

Ramdin to lead Windies 15-man squad for SA

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, – Denesh Ramdin has continued as a captain of a 15-man West Indies Test squad named yesterdayday for the tour of South Africa .

Jones double hands T&T points, French Guiana steal late draw

MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica – Cardiff City striker Kenwyne Jones scored two second half goals as Trinidad and Tobago outlasted a spirited Curacao 3-2 to open their CFU Caribbean Cup campaign on a high note here Tuesday .

Bennett looking for consistency from Jamaica

Bennett looking for consistency from Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica are hoping to make a strong start to the inaugural WICB Professional Cricket League, and are hoping their preparation gives them the edge in the competition which bowls off tomorrow .

Guyana should start as favourites but Leewards boast winning record

Guyana should start as favourites but Leewards boast winning record

By Delvon Mc Ewan The Guyana Jaguars are being touted as favourites to defeat the Leeward Islands’ Franchise in their opening encounter of the Regional Professional Cricket League (PCL) which commences tomorrow at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence .

Logie wants more from batsmen, says young players will be key

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago coach Gus Logie says his side’s batting will need to improve, if they are to excel in the WICB Professional Cricket League .

Leewards manager Percival optimistic of success

Leewards manager Percival optimistic of success

- promises competitive cricket

By Delvon Mc EwanWith the Regional Professional Cricket League (PCL) set to commence tomorrow, manager of the Leeward Islands’ Franchise Leroy Percival is optimistic that once his team competes with a positive attitude on and off the field they can win their opening encounter against the Guyana Jaguars and be successful throughout the tournament .

Western Tigers, Riddim Squad reach Futsal semis

Western Tigers, Riddim Squad reach Futsal semis

Western Tigers and Riddim Squad FC sealed their berth to the semi-final stage, defeating Beacons FC and Black Water FC respectively when the quarterfinal round of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer Futsal tourney continued on Tuesday .

Djokovic destroys Wawrinka, Berdych back in mix

Djokovic destroys Wawrinka, Berdych back in mix

LONDON, (Reuters) - Ruthless world number one Novak Djokovic thrashed Stanislas Wawrinka 6-3 6-0 as he closed in on a stunning climax to his season at the ATP World Tour Finals yesterday .

Nowitzki savours ‘amazing ride’ after setting scoring record

(Reuters) - German-born Dirk Nowitzki’s journey to become the National Basketball Association’s highest scoring non-American player was anything but traditional but the Dallas Mavericks forward still calls it an “amazing ride .



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