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Bakewell, Swiss House Cambio support for K&S football

Bakewell, Swiss House Cambio support for K&S football

With less than two days to the start of their 25th edition, the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation continued its sponsorship drive yesterday with long standing supporter Swiss House Cambio donated the third placed trophy .

Slingerz FC secures  sponsorship from Bakewell

Slingerz FC secures sponsorship from Bakewell

West Demerara giants Slingerz Football Club will now be officially known as Bakewell Slingerz, securing their first major sponsorship deal with the Nasir and Nasir Group establishment yesterday at a simple presentation ceremony .

Hikers U21, GCC females cop titles

Hikers and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) retained their Woodpecker Products U21 male and female titles respectively when the fifth annual Hikers Hockey Club Junior Indoor tournament concluded at the National Gymnasium recently .

Barbados to host ICC annual conference

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC- Barbados has been chosen to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Annual Conference in June, ICC announced on Monday .

S.Africa win has put us in good heart - Misbah

S.Africa win has put us in good heart – Misbah

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s victory over South Africa in the World Cup group stage has given the squad the belief they can topple joint hosts Australia in Friday’s quarter-finals, said captain Misbah-ul-Haq .

Atwell bowls DCC to big win

Atwell bowls DCC to big win

Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) survived losing two quick wickets at the start of their innings to record a lopsided victory over St .

Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins

Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic and fourth-seeded Andy Murray each had to contend with different degrees of adversity before they advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday .

Eight matches kick off Demerara leg

— Guinness Greatest of the Streets

The third annual Greatest Guinness of the Streets, East Coast Demerara zone will officially commence today at the Haslington Marker Tarmac with eight matches .

Wade superb as Heat defeat Cavaliers

(The Sports Xchange) - Dwyane Wade scored 32 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in a match-up against good friend and former team mate LeBron James .

India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - If India, the most watched and heavily scrutinised team in world cricket, are under any pressure ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh, they are doing well to hide it .

Hikers U21, GCC females cop titles

Hikers and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) retained their Woodpecker Products U21 male and female titles respectively when the fifth annual Hikers Hockey Club Junior Indoor tournament concluded at the National Gymnasium recently .

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team  Vurlon Mills (right), Solomon Austin (2nd right), Colin Nelson (3rd from right), Dwain Jacobs (4th from right) and Jamal Smith (standing) await instructions from the management staff following their arrival at the National Stadium in Providence for training sessions .

S.Africa out to shed unwanted tag in Sri Lanka showdown

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - South Africa have a chance to finally shed their reputation as one of the most mentally fragile teams in international sport when they take on Sri Lanka in what should be a tight World Cup quarter-final tonight .

East Coast Demerara Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tourney launched

East Coast Demerara Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tourney launched

Fresh off the inaugural hosting of the West Demerara edition, the third annual Guinness Greatest of the Streets East Coast of Demerara tourney was officially launched yesterday at the Banks DIH Limited Boardroom .

Guyana Jaguars, T/dad’s Red Force play to draw

Guyana Jaguars, T/dad’s Red Force play to draw

Man-of-the-match Davendra Bishoo ended with seven wickets while Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored an unbeaten half-century as the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) four-day match between Guyana Jaguars and the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force ended in a draw .

Youngest ever player to play in English Premier League to represent Golden Jaguars

Youngest ever player to play in English Premier League to represent Golden Jaguars

The Golden Jaguars senior men’s setup has received a shot in the arm as England-born and based pair Matthew Briggs and Neil Danns have committed their international future to Guyana .

Windwards survive scare to earn draw with Pride

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Windward Islands Volcanoes survived a scare as their ninth round match against Barbados Pride finished in a draw on the final day at Kensington Oval here yesterday .

Thomas narrowly misses century but Leewards win to break drought

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Captain Devon Thomas agonizingly missed out on three figures as bottom-of-the-table Leeward Islands Hurricanes broke their eight-game losing slump to beat Jamaica Franchise by four wickets here yesterday .

Pakistan’s Irfan doubtful for Australia game

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Mohammad Irfan is doubtful for the World Cup quarter-final against hosts Australia on Friday after suffering a recurrence of a hip injury .

Cadogan, Singh, Liu  winners as Trophy Stall  badminton commences

Cadogan, Singh, Liu winners as Trophy Stall badminton commences

Lesha Singh, Baoxing liu and Abosaide Cadogan were early category winners when the Guyana Badminton Association Trophy Stall annual age group singles tournament commenced Saturday at the Queen’s College Badminton Courts .

Irving again dominant as Cavs beat Orlando

NBA round up…

(The Sports Xchange) - LaMarcus Aldridge recorded 24 points, 10 rebounds and five assists leading Portland to a 113-97 win over Toronto .

Nation’s top athletes  recognized by NSC

Nation’s top athletes recognized by NSC

It was the night of Friday the 13th .

NZ won’t curb aggressive game for knockout rounds

NZ won’t curb aggressive game for knockout rounds

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - New Zealand will not be shelving the aggressive game that has taken them through the pool stage at the World Cup unbeaten despite the stakes now being that much higher in the knock-out rounds, batsman Kane Williamson said yesterday .

Three wins for boxing team in French Guiana

Seasoned campaigners, Eon Bancroft and Dennis Thomas along with Glenroy Smith emerged victorious during the two-nation tournament this past weekend in Cayenne, French Guiana .

Guyana b/ballers complete clean sweep of Bermuda

Guyana b/ballers complete clean sweep of Bermuda

History was created as Guyana overcame a 14 deficit first half deficit to defeat Bermuda 59-56, sweeping their international series 3-0 on Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Homestretch Avenue .

‘Last resort’ Sarfraz solves Pakistan’s opening problem

(Reuters) - It was Pakistan’s last roll of the dice that saw them throw Sarfraz Ahmed into the role of opener at the World Cup and the gamble looks to be paying off .

NZ won’t curb aggressive game for knockout rounds

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - New Zealand will not be shelving the aggressive game that has taken them through the pool stage at the World Cup unbeaten despite the stakes now being that much higher in the knock-out rounds, batsman Kane Williamson said today .

Windies book quarter-final meeting with NZ after clipping UAE

Windies book quarter-final meeting with NZ after clipping UAE

NAPIER, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies put to rest the anxiety over their participation in the next round of the ICC Cricket World Cup by brushing aside United Arab Emirates by six wickets, to set up a quarter-final clash with red hot New Zealand next Saturday .

Score’s Even gives owner memorable birthday gift

Score’s Even gives owner memorable birthday gift

Score’s Even presented owner, Dennis Deoroop with the perfect birthday gift yesterday at the Kennard Memorial Turf Club .

Conquerors remain unbeaten

Tourney hosts Fruta Conquerors maintained their unbeaten record in the inaugural Massy United Insurance Company sponsored U-15 League, hammering arch-rivals Pele FC 4-0 yesterday at the Tucville Community ground .

Guyana Jaguars, T/dad red Force match set for thrilling final day

Guyana Jaguars, T/dad red Force match set for thrilling final day

—hosts lead by 71 runs with seven wickets intact

Davendra Bishoo snatched six wickets and Assad Fudadin scored his 20th First-Class fifty to give the Guyana Jaguars a slim 71-run lead over the Trinidad & Tobago Red Force, setting up a thrilling final day of cricket in the West Indies Cricket Board’s Professional Cricket League (PCL) 4-day tournament .

Newcomers St Joseph’s High upset champs

Newcomers St .

Police, GNIC play to draw

Police, GNIC play to draw

Police Sports Club and Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) played to a draw with the former taking first innings points in the latest contest of Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Hadi’s World Incorporated first division two-day competition .

Pakistan in quarters after beating Ireland

Pakistan in quarters after beating Ireland

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pakistan grabbed a World Cup quarter-final berth yesterday following their seven-wicket victory against Ireland that also cleared West Indies’ last eight passage from Pool B .

Relieved Misbah says  pressure now on Australia

Relieved Misbah says pressure now on Australia

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq admitted being under tremendous pressure to qualify for the World Cup quarter-finals but felt the burden now shifts to their last-eight opponents and tournament co-hosts Australia .

Hamilton wins season-opening Australian GP

Hamilton wins season-opening Australian GP

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton’s world championship defence got off to a flying start yesterday with a crushing victory for Mercedes in the season-opening Australian Grand Prix as Formula One rivals succumbed to a farcical rash of reliability problems .

Bolt cruises to win in 400 metres race

(Reuters) - Jamaican Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt cruised to victory in his first individual race of the season, clocking 46 .



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