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Prashad wins Courts 21st anniversary tournament

Prashad wins Courts 21st anniversary tournament

Veteran Patrick Prashad with a handicap of eight and a net of 74 won the first flight (0 – 9 handicap) of the Courts Guyana Limited 21st anniversary tournament held Saturday at the Lusignan Golf Course .

APNU laments lack of development in Laing Ave/Sideline Dam 

APNU laments lack of development in Laing Ave/Sideline Dam 

[caption id="attachment_304105" align="alignleft" width="375"] David Granger (left) being given a tour of the area (APNU photo)[/caption][caption id="attachment_304115" align="alignleft" width="375"] A squalid section of the area (APNU photo)[/caption]A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) says it conducted a two-day community walk-about in the Laing Avenue/Sideline Dam, East La Penitence area over the weekend .

Greaves looking to stand on podium in Suriname

Greaves looking to stand on podium in Suriname

[caption id="attachment_304175" align="alignleft" width="180"] Alanzo Greaves[/caption][caption id="attachment_304176" align="alignright" width="140"] Enzo Matthews[/caption]On the back of recent sublime form, Roraima Bikers Club cyclist, Alanzo Greaves is hoping that this is the year he stands on the podium in the Bigi Bergi four stage Tour of Suriname .

Courts battles for contenders

Courts battles for contenders

Saturday’s ‘Battle of Contenders Card’ received a timely shot in the arm by Courts (Unicomer Guyana Inc .

Best achievement of my career’

Best achievement of my career’

—says Kevon Boodie of his Inter County One Day double century knock

By Delvon Mc Ewan After playing the number one innings at the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior Inter-County limited overs competition, Essequibo’s wicketkeeper/ batsman Kevon Boodie is upbeat about his chances of having a successful cricket career .

Pakistan Board asks Saqlain Mushtaq to help Ajmal’s action

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistani cricket authorities have turned to former top spinner, Saqlain Mushtaq to help Saeed Ajmal change his bowling action and make a comeback to international cricket .

J/ca loses to Canada 1-3

TORONTO, Canada, CMC- Caribbean giants Jamaica squandered an early lead and second half chances before succumbing 3-1 to Canada in a friendly football international here Tuesday night .

‘Preparation was much too short’

‘Preparation was much too short’

-says Golden Jaguars Head Coach Thompson

Despite failing to qualify for the second round of the CFU Caribbean Cup, Golden Jaguars Head Coach Denzil Thompson said he has no intention of resigning from his post unless the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) terminates his services .

France stun Spain as Serbia rout Brazil

MADRID, (Reuters) - Huge upsets lit up the basketball World Cup yesterday as France beat hosts Spain 65-52 while Serbia thumped Brazil 84-56 to set up an intriguing semi-final clash .

Security concerns over WI/India clash

DHARMASALA, India, CMC- Security cover has been requested for the fifth One Day International (ODI) between the West Indies and India scheduled for the hillside town of Dharmasala October 20th .

New highs for Benn, Brathwaite and Roach

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC- Three West Indies cricketers have climbed to new highs in the Reliance ICC player rankings released yesterday .

Fine style!

——-Windies trounce Bangladesh by 10 wickets to take 1-0 lead in two-match series

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies scored a comprehensive 10 wicket win over Bangladesh to take a one-nil lead in the two-match test series at Arnos Vale here yesterday .

Non-selection to CFU Championships  reflects treatment of foreign  born Guyanese players

Non-selection to CFU Championships reflects treatment of foreign born Guyanese players

-Nurse

Former Golden Jaguars captain Christopher Nurse said while he is disappointed that the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) bypassed him when selecting the team for the just concluded CFU Caribbean Qualification Cup campaign it is indicative of their treatment of foreign-born Guyanese players .

U-15 cycling champ passed over  for Caribbean Championships

U-15 cycling champ passed over for Caribbean Championships

[caption id="attachment_304057" align="alignleft" width="166"] Romello Crawford[/caption]National under-15 cyclist Romello Crawford is utterly disappointed at being overlooked for the upcoming Junior Caribbean Championships which he said occurred because inaccurate information was relayed to the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) .

Showstoppers crowned Stag Beer champs

Showstoppers crowned Stag Beer champs

[caption id="attachment_304051" align="alignleft" width="187"] Tournament MVP Marvin Joseph[/caption]Showstoppers led by a helmet trick from eventual tourney most valuable player (MVP) Marvin Josiah, were crowned the Stag Beer ‘West Side’ 5-a-side football champions, defeating Stewartville Gunners 6-3 on Sunday at the Vergenoegen Rice Mill Tarmac .

Ramdin wants better fielding

— after poor catching in first test

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies captain Denesh Ramdin has appealed to his team to improve on their fielding ahead of the second test against Bangladesh starting in St .

Mayweather prepares for ‘dirty’ Maidana re-match

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Undefeated welterweight Floyd Mayweather Jr .

Uncapped Barbadian allrounder in Windies squad to tackle New Zealand

JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC– Uncapped Barbadian allrounder Hayley Mathews has been named on a 13-member West Indies Women’s squad for their opening series in the ICC Women’s Championship against New Zealand Women starting this weekend .

Obama on Ray Rice video: A ‘real man’ doesn’t hit a woman

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - Speaking out against domestic violence in the wake of a video showing former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in an elevator, President Barack Obama said on Monday that “hitting a woman is not something a real man does .

Number 18 in the books, Williams targets next grand slam

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Serena Williams allowed herself a moment to savor a third straight U .

Banned Ajmal vows to return with clean action

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Banned Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has vowed to correct his illegal bowling action and return to cricket before next year’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand .

Disappointment for Nishikori, but Asia on the rise

(Reuters) - Tokyo’s morning rush-hour will probably have flowed a little smoother than usual yesterday as millions delayed their journeys to find a TV beaming a 24-year-old wielding a tennis racket on a patch of concrete in a suburb of New York .

Former F1 champion Schumacher leaves hospital for home

GENEVA, (Reuters) - Michael Schumacher has left hospital to continue his recovery at home but the former Formula One champion faces “a long and difficult road ahead” after his skiing accident last year, a statement said yesterday .

Banned Ajmal vows to return with clean action

Banned Ajmal vows to return with clean action

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Banned Pakistani off-spinner Saeed Ajmal has vowed to correct his illegal bowling action and return to cricket before next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand .

Sloppy Windies let Bangladesh off hook

- as Mushfiqur, Mahmudullah shine

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Half-centuries from plucky skipper Mushfiqur Rahim and all-rounder Mahmudullah, coupled with a healthy dose of mediocrity from West Indies, gave Bangladesh a stay of execution on the penultimate day of the opening Test here yesterday .

Cilic crushes Nishikori to claim U.S. Open title

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Croatia’s Marin Cilic swept past Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U .

Dr. Anthony congratulates sprint Queen Alisha Fortune on gold medal haul

Dr. Anthony congratulates sprint Queen Alisha Fortune on gold medal haul

-following courtesy call

Following her gold medal haul at the recently concluded North, Central and Caribbean World Masters Athletics (NCCWMA) in Costa Rica, sprint Queen Alisha Fortune yesterday paid a courtesy call to Minister of Sport, Dr .

‘I just want to win

‘I just want to win

—-says Mark ‘People’s Choice’ Austin

Mark ‘The People’s Choice’ Austin 9(1)-7(2)-1 may be a last-minute replacement and an underdog opponent for Dexter ‘The Cobra’ Gonsalves but he is training and thinking like champion .

Matthias must explain his “Toothless Jaguars”

Matthias must explain his “Toothless Jaguars”

By Orin Davidson As expected, the Golden Jaguars team of 2014 is coming home with its tail between its legs from the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) qualifying competition .

U19s no match for Demerara

U19s no match for Demerara

They might be regional limited overs and three day champions but when it comes to playing with the big boys that is another matter altogether as the national U19 squad found out in their senior Inter County one-day game against joint defending champions Demerara .

B/ce reach final at expense of Essequibo

B/ce reach final at expense of Essequibo

By Delvon Mc Ewan Berbice booked a place in the final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-County limited overs competition with a six wicket victory over Essequibo yesterday at the Everest Cricket Club Ground .

Jaguars fail to qualify for second round of CFU Cup

Jaguars fail to qualify for second round of CFU Cup

—-after going under 0-2 to hosts St Kitts/Nevis

The Golden Jaguars were unsuccessful in qualifying for the second round of the CFU Caribbean Cup, going down to host nation St .

RADO educates athletes/ federations about anti-doping

RADO educates athletes/ federations about anti-doping

-says Tessa Chaderton Shaw

Following the first visit to Guyana by delegates of the Caribbean’s Regional Anti-Doping Organization (RADO), for a Board Meeting and Results Management Training, sport federations and by extension all concerned citizens will be the beneficiaries .



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