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Zimbabwe to tour Bangladesh in October

DHAKA, (Reuters) - Zimbabwe will play three tests and five one-day internationals on their month-long tour of Bangladesh starting in October, the local cricket board said yesterday .

Port Kaituma, BV capture regional crowns

Port Kaituma, BV capture regional crowns

Digicel U-18 football

Port Kaituma Secondary was crowned Region One champions, edging titleholders Santa Rosa Secondary by a 1-0 score line when the Digicel National Secondary Schools U-18 football tourney continued yesterday at the Kumaka community centre ground .

Wade staying with Miami Heat

(Reuters) - Dwyane Wade is staying on with the Miami Heat as the face of the franchise after agreeing a new contract while the NBA team picks up the pieces following the loss of free agent LeBron James last week .

Harpy Eagle Martial Arts Academy  cops 2nd place in T&T championships

Harpy Eagle Martial Arts Academy cops 2nd place in T&T championships

[caption id="attachment_297294" align="alignleft" width="264"] (From left) Paul Ignatius, Rayson Gill and Troy Bobb[/caption]Senseis Paul Ignatius and Troy Bobb steered the Guyana Harpy Eagle Martial Arts Academy to second place in the just-concluded Trinidad Amateur Champion-ships held on that island nation on July 5 and 6 .

Wiltshire sisters keep hope alive

…as Guyana struggles in Caribbean Squash Championships

Team Guyana’s struggles continued as they suffered crushing losses in the boys and girls u-13 and boys u -15, eventually winning two out of a possible eight semi-final matches when the 2014 Caribbean Squash Championships continued on Monday in Hamilton, Bermuda .

Optimism over Amazon Warriors chances

Optimism over Amazon Warriors chances

With the opening game of the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament under its belt, the Guyana Amazon Warriors is fancying its chances of going all the way .

Barbados beat Jamaica to take Under-17 title

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC-Barbados trounced Jamaica by seven wickets to be crowned new champions of the West Indies Under-17 cricket competition here yesterday .

US-based company takes over Jamaica Tallawahs

(Jamaica Observer) FOLLOWING a thrilling opening weekend for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League 2014, Chalak Mitra Group (CMG) has been announced as the new franchise owners of reigning Limacol CPL champions, the Jamaica Tallawahs .

Helmot confident Red Steel’s preparation will bring success

- Greenidge lauds team camaraderie

 Red Steel head coach Simon Helmot said his team is “positive, prepared and organised” heading into their second match tomorrow in the 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League (LCPL) T20 tournament against the Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Providence stadium .

Women’s inter-county cricket bowls off today

Women’s inter-county cricket bowls off today

Demerara will face Essequibo in the opening match of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Women’s Inter-County Competition today at the Everest Cricket Club Ground at Carifesta Avenue .

Amla poised to lead South Africa into new test era

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - South African test cricket will usher in a new era under captain Hashim Amla today when the country’s first permanent non-white skipper leads the side out against Sri Lanka in Galle .

CPL players engage local captains  

CPL players engage local captains  

[caption id="attachment_297313" align="alignleft" width="375"] From left: Former Pakistan Captain, Mohammad Hafeez, and Guyana’s senior cricket team captain, Leon Johnson, West Indies test match, Amazon Warriors captain Denesh Ramdin and Omar Khan, Operations Manager, CPL OPCO at the seminar .

James hits a century as hapless Leeward’s end on a high

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC- A century from Kofi James steered Leeward Islands to an 18 run victory over Guyana as the West Indies Under 17 Cricket Championship concluded here yesterday .

T&T spoil Windward quest for top honours

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC- Front runners Windward Islands were deprived of championship honours after they were eclipsed by Trinidad and Tobago as the West Indies Under-17 cricket championship reached a climax here yesterday .

Sri Lanka plan winning farewell for Jayawardene: Mathews

GALLE, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka are hoping to give former captain Mahela Jayawardene a memorable farewell by winning the last four tests of his career against South Africa and Pakistan, skipper Angelo Mathews said yesterday .

England to contest Anderson misconduct allegation

LONDON, (Reuters) - England will contest misconduct accusations against bowler James Anderson made by India, the England and Wales Cricket Board said yesterday .

Chanderpaul hits half-century  to eye 70th first class hundred

Chanderpaul hits half-century to eye 70th first class hundred

[caption id="attachment_297248" align="alignright" width="332"] Shiv Chanderpaul .

Back surgery has given returning Woods a fresh perspective

HOYLAKE, England, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods’s back operation in March robbed the former world number one of a quarter of the golf season but at least it has given him a fresh outlook on his career .

South African athlete Pistorius in night club altercation

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African Olympic and Paralympic track star Oscar Pistorius was involved in an argument at a night club over the weekend, his spokeswoman said yesterday, days after his lawyers wrapped up their defence in his murder trial .

Nibali has tragic Pantani in mind as he eyes Tour title

BESANCON, France, (Reuters) - Vincenzo Nibali already has a decent set of Tour de France leader’s yellow jerseys, but he has one put one aside for Marco Pantani’s mother .

Texas-based group buys Jamaica Tallawahs

(Jamaica Gleaner) St George's Grenada - Following a thrilling opening weekend for the Limacol Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2014, Chalak Mitra Group (CMG) has been announced as the new franchise owners of reigning Limacol CPL champions Jamaica Tallawahs .

Scolari resigns as Brazil manager

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) - Luiz Felipe Scolari has resigned as Brazil manager after the hosts suffered two of their worst defeats in World Cup history, the president of the Brazilian Football Confederation said yesterday .

Kwakwani Secondary clinches three basketball titles

Kwakwani Secondary clinches three basketball titles

[caption id="attachment_297098" align="alignright" width="241"] U-14 champs, Kwakwani Secondary displaying their haul following their close win over Marian Academy[/caption][caption id="attachment_297139" align="alignleft" width="334"] Newly crowned U-19 champions Kwakwani Secondary posing with their trophy and individual accolades following their win over Plaisance Academy .

Medals for all Guyanese power lifters at St Croix event

Medals for all Guyanese power lifters at St Croix event

Guyana’s six-man powerlifting team will all return with medals from the North American and Caribbean Powerlifting Championships which concluded on Saturday in St .

High hopes for Junior Jaguars

High hopes for Junior Jaguars

Bryan Joseph, coach of the National Under-17 football team is optimistic of his charges’ chances ahead of their Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Under-17 Championship campaign .

DeNobrega sprints off with  Ballot Box Martyrs race

DeNobrega sprints off with Ballot Box Martyrs race

[caption id="attachment_297147" align="alignright" width="385"] Paul DeNobrega crossing the finish line ahead of Alanzo Greaves and Chris Holder .

Six wins, three losses for Guyana at Caribbean squash tourney

Team Guyana suffered mixed fortunes, winning six while losing three matches on the opening day of the 2014 Caribbean Junior Squash Championships in Hamilton, Bermuda on Sunday .

Sri Lanka’s Jayawardene to retire from tests

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene will retire from test cricket following the home series against South Africa and Pakistan, the country’s cricket board said yesterday .

Chanderpaul remains  fifth in latest ICC rankings

Chanderpaul remains fifth in latest ICC rankings

[caption id="attachment_297102" align="alignright" width="288"] Shiv Chanderpaul .

Bush Lot Secondary captures Region Five crown

Digicel football

Bush Lot Secondary were crowned Region Five champions, edging Mahaicony Technical Institute (MTI) by a 4-3 score line when the Digicel National Secondary Schools u-18 football tourney continued yesterday at the Mahaicony Community Centre ground .

CAS reduces ban for Asafa Powell, Sherone Simpson to six months

(Jamaica Gleaner) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has reduced the ban imposed on Jamaican sprinters Asafa Powell and Sherone Simpson from 18 months to six months .

Barnes century propels Jamaica to crucial win

SCARBOROUGH, Tobago, CMC – Brad Barnes spanked the first century of the Regional Under-17 Championship as he skillfully guided Jamaica to a six-wicket win over Leeward Islands here yesterday .

Brazil 2014 strong contender as best-ever World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - The 2014 World Cup provided an unmatched level of football, outstanding individual moments, shocks, some controversy and it all took place in stadiums packed with knowledgeable and passionate fans .

England, India search for positive spin after stalemate

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - England and India will take a fresh look at their spin options for the second test at Lord’s after tail-enders exposed the limitations of both pace attacks in the drawn first test at Nottingham .

Nibali tightens grip on Tour as Contador crashes out

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France, (Reuters) - Italian Vincenzo Nibali tightened his grip on the Tour de France yesterday, reclaiming the yellow jersey with a solo victory on the 10th stage as his main rival Alberto Contador crashed out .

Germany’s strength in depth delivers ultimate prize

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) - Germany's impressive strength in depth proved the decisive factor in their 1-0 extra-time World Cup final victory over Argentina yesterday as Lionel Messi failed to deliver the golden touch for the South Americans .



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