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 Warriors vs Red Steel match was a thriller of unpredictable fluctuations

Warriors vs Red Steel match was a thriller of unpredictable fluctuations

For a host of reasons, it was just what makes Twenty20 cricket as universally popular as it is .

South Africa’s Philander fined for ball-tampering

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) - South African pace bowler Vernon Philander has been fined 75 percent of his match fee for tampering with the ball during the third day of the first test against Sri Lanka .

Bush Lot upsets Port Kaituma

Bush Lot upsets Port Kaituma

Digicel U-18 national playoffs

By Duncan Saul in Mabaruma [caption id="attachment_297685" align="alignleft" width="385"] The victorious Region Five champs Bush Lot Secondary posing for a photo opportunity following their win over Region One title holders Port Kaituma Secondary .

Zouks in ‘brilliant spirits’ as they face Warriors – Sammy

Captain Darren Sammy said the St Lucia Zouks were in brilliant spirits heading into today’s clash against the undefeated Guyana Amazon Warriors, despite being mauled by Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 champs, the Jamaica Tallawahs in the opening match .

CPL defends Chris Gayle over ‘sexist’ exchange with reporter

(Jamaica Observer) KINGSTON, Jamaica – What the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) describes as a friendly between Jamaica Tallawahs Captain, Chris Gayle and a female reporter has been condemned as ‘sexist’ by a women’s rights group in Antigua .

Commonwealth Games team sets off

Commonwealth Games team sets off

The locally-based athletes competing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games left Guyana’s shores yesterday en route for Glasgow, Scotland .

Guyana defeats Barbados, Jamaica

Caribbean junior squash championships

-still in the hunt  for titlesGuyana kept their hopes alive of retaining their Boy’s and Girl’s Team titles, overcoming Barbados and Jamaica 3-2 respectively in their semi-final matches when the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships continued yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .

Drag racing at South Dakota

Guyana’s fastest machines will return to the South Dakota Circuit tomorrow when the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) stages its International Drag Race Meet .

Guyana draws one-all with Barbados

CFU U-17 Championships

Guyana kicked off its Caribbean Football Union (CFU) U-17 championship campaign with a one-all draw versus Barbados at the Estadio Panamericano in the Dominican Republic yesterday .

Defiant Mathews keeps Steyn and S Africa at bay

GALLE, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews weathered a fiery spell of reverse swing bowling from Dayle Steyn to take his team past the follow-on mark on the third day of the first test against South Africa yesterday .

Nibali makes his mark as Porte cracks in Tour

CHAMROUSSE, France, (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali put the hammer down on the Tour de France when the Italian snatched a solo win in the 13th stage in a mountaintop finish as Australian Richie Porte blew up in the heat yesterday .

Anderson and Jadeja hearing to be held after second test

LONDON, (Reuters) - An initial hearing into an incident involving England quick bowler James Anderson and India’s Ravindra Jadeja during last week’s drawn first test in Nottingham will be held on Tuesday, the International Cricket Council has announced .

England, India finely poised after Ballance ton

LONDON, (Reuters) - England’s Gary Ballance scored his second test century as the second test against India sat evenly-poised following a sweltering day’s play at Lord’s yesterday .

Williams burst guides Zimbabwe to easy Afghan win

BULAWAYO, (Reuters) - A quick-fire 70 at more than a run a ball from Sean Williams lifted Zimbabwe to a comfortable six-wicket win over Afghanistan in the first one day international at Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo yesterday .

McIlroy in control at British Open, Garcia on fire

HOYLAKE, England, (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open yesterday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course .

Lahm stuns Germany by quitting national side

BERLIN, (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm stunned his homeland yesterday by quitting international soccer at the age of 30, five days after leading his side to World Cup victory in Brazil .

Women’s group critical of Gayle “sexist” comment

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – A women’s rights group here has condemned as “sexist”, remarks made by Jamaica Tallawahs captain Chris Gayle to a female journalist, at a media conference here Wednesday .

Amazon Warriors in thrilling win

Amazon Warriors in thrilling win

-Narine bowls maiden super over

[caption id="attachment_297561" align="alignleft" width="375"] Christopher Barnwell in attack mode last night at the Providence Stadium .

Leonora Secondary storms to third Region Three title

Leonora Secondary storms to third Region Three title

Digicel U-18 football

Leonora Secondary sealed their third consecutive Region Three title, crushing St .

Jason Yaw, Jevina Sampson satisfied  with bronze medal at CAC Juniors

Jason Yaw, Jevina Sampson satisfied with bronze medal at CAC Juniors

-altitude affected Cassey George

After returning home from the CARIFTA Games without a medal in April, junior track stars, Jason Yaw and Jevina Sampson saw a refreshing rebound at the CAC Junior Champion-ships in Mexico .

Bush Lot Turf Club to host eight-race meet

The ‘Sport of Kings’ returns to the Bush Lot United Turf Club tomorrow where the entity will host a grand eight-race meet .

Guyana boys defeat T&T, girls lose

Caribbean Squash Championships

Guyana suffered mixed fortunes in the defence of their Boys and Girls team titles when day two in the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships continued yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .

Alanzo Greaves eager for Commonwealth challenge

Alanzo Greaves eager for Commonwealth challenge

Fresh off a 20-race, seven-week stint in the USA, star cyclist Alanzo Greaves has returned to Guyana all geared up for the Commonwealth Games later this month .

Chanderpaul half-century sets  up Derbyshire victory

Chanderpaul half-century sets up Derbyshire victory

CHELTENHAM, England, CMC – West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul stroked his second half-century of the match and third in four innings, to help fire Derbyshire to a six-wicket victory over Gloucestershire in their County Championship match here yesterday .

Tallawahs crush Hawksbills to record second win

Chadwick Walton ... top scored with 43 not out.

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – A fired-up Jamaica Tallawahs continued their winning start to the defence of their Caribbean Premier League crown, when they crushed Antigua Hawksbills by eight wickets here yesterday .

James dethrones Jordan as most popular U.S. athlete – poll

(Reuters) - LeBron James has overtaken Michael Jordan as the United States’ most popular athlete, according to a Harris poll .

Duminy ton takes South Africa to big total

GALLE, (Reuters) - JP Duminy scored his fourth test century and his first in the subcontinent to steer South Africa to a first innings total of 455 for nine wickets declared on the second day of the first test against Sri Lanka yesterday .

FIFA rankings put Germany on top of the world

(Reuters) - Germany’s World Cup triumph has seen them rise to the top of the world rankings for the first time in 20 years, FIFA announced yesterday .

Rahane century rescues India at Lord’s

LONDON, (Reuters) - Ajinkya Rahane scored a well-compiled century to help rescue India’s first innings on the opening day of the second test against England at Lord’s yesterday .

Van Gaal shies away from predictions as he takes on United job

(Reuters) - New Manchester United coach Louis van Gaal said he believes he can meet the expectations for success at “the biggest club in the world” but refused to indulge in predictions when he was introduced to the media at Old Trafford yesterday .

Pacquiao to fight unbeaten Algieri in Macau

(Reuters) - Filipino southpaw Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring on Nov .

Gilmar Rinaldi named Brazil’s technical director

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Former World Cup winning goalkeeper Gilmar Rinaldi has been appointed Brazil’s new technical director, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said yesterday .

Amazon Warriors, Red Steel  set for high-voltage clash

Amazon Warriors, Red Steel set for high-voltage clash

Guyana Amazon Warriors skipper Denesh Ramdin and his Trinidad Red Steel opposite Dwayne Bravo are promising a pulsating clash as the Guyana leg of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament kicks off here this evening .

June Ogle plunders Essequibo bowling

June Ogle plunders Essequibo bowling

-as Demerara wins most uneven contest

Demerara skipper June Ogle scored a scintillating century to propel her side to a record-breaking victory over an inexperienced Essequibo side in the opening match of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Women’s Inter-county Competition .

U-15 team’s all-round abilities can seal victory

U-15 team’s all-round abilities can seal victory

- Moore

National Under-15 cricket coach Julian Moore is optimistic about his team chances of winning this year’s Regional tournament after a 16-year absence from the top position .

Camp, home-field advantage a boon  to U-19 players

Camp, home-field advantage a boon to U-19 players

- Coach Amsterdam

National Under-19 Cricket Coach Adrian Amsterdam said a good encampment phase combined with a home-field advantage is the ideal blend for a successful outing for his team in this year’s West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional U-19 tournaments played in Guyana .

Guyana squash teams down Bermuda

Guyana got their Boys and Girls team title defence’s off to the perfect start, overcoming Bermuda 3-2 and 4-1 respectively when the team section of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships commenced yesterday in Hamilton, Bermuda .



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