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Mickelson and Kuchar take aim at The Barclays

Mickelson and Kuchar take aim at The Barclays

PARAMUS, New Jersey, (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson and Matt Kuchar are primed for a chance to win this week’s Barclays, the first installment of the four-event FedExCup playoffs, and derail the magical run of Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy .

Pakistan call up Irfan as cover for Junaid

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan are sending tall left-arm paceman Mohammad Irfan to Sri Lanka to bolster their one-day squad .

Bolt cruises to victory  in first 100 metre

Bolt cruises to victory in first 100 metre

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, CMC- Sprint super star Usain Bolt won his first 100 metre race of the season on a beach in Brazil in a time of 10 .

Summer camp students future generation West Indies cricketers

Summer camp students future generation West Indies cricketers

— says Alfred Mentore

Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) President Alfred Mentore, said the he is confident that this year’s batch of students which participated in the club’s annual summer camp will be the future generation of Guyana and West Indies cricket .

Darts association to stage special tournament Friday

Darts association to stage special tournament Friday

A special tournament will be hosted by the Guyana Darts Association on Friday at the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) on Thomas Lands Georgetown .

Baptism of fire for MLS team

Baptism of fire for MLS team

— Alpha United looking to jump on newcomers Portland Timbers today

Local football heavyweights Alpha United will faceoff with Major League Soccer (MLS) unit Portland Timbers when match day two of the CONCACAF Champions League commences today at the National Stadium Providence .

‘My role is to shape, structure and systemize Guyana’s football’

‘My role is to shape, structure and systemize Guyana’s football’

-says GFF president Christopher Matthias

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias says that despite the calls for him to step down by various individuals, he will not resign from the institution’s top post .

Fung-A-Fat loses to Meakins in women’s squash final

Fung-A-Fat loses to Meakins in women’s squash final

Guyana’s Mary Fung-A-Fat last night lost in straight games to Barbados’ Karen Meakins in the women’s singles final of the 22nd Senior Caribbean Squash Championships in Barbados .

Lyght jr., slams half century as DCB trials commence

Lyght jr., slams half century as DCB trials commence

A pugnacious half-century from opener Andrew Lyght Jr .

Take the Legends to the bank

Take the Legends to the bank

By Cosmo HamiltonI recall as a child at Mahaicony having difficulty sleeping the night before travelling to Georgetown on the train to see my first Test match at Bourda in 1953 between West Indies and India .

Cameron hopes Guyana’s U19  success translates into bigger things

Cameron hopes Guyana’s U19 success translates into bigger things

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board president, Dave Cameron says he hopes the success of the Guyana Under-19 team translates into bigger things at the senior level .

GCB/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket camp launched

GCB/Scotiabank Kiddy Cricket camp launched

By Delvon Mc EwanThe Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday launched the Scotiabank Kiddy Summer cricket camp at the Banks DIH Thirst Park ground .

Webster fulfills prediction   with win in LGC tournament

Webster fulfills prediction with win in LGC tournament

Shenella Webster claimed her first victory in close to five months as she topped a strong field on Saturday in the medal-play tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club course .

King wins Geddes Grant feature event

Mario King reigned over a field of Guyana’s premier wheelsmen to cart off the spoils of the feature 35-lap event of the 11th annual Geddes Grant sponsored 11-race programme at the National Park on Saturday .

Sri Lanka win gives Jayawardene perfect sendoff

Sri Lanka win gives Jayawardene perfect sendoff

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Former captain Mahela Jayawardene was given a fairytale sendoff in his last test match as Sri Lanka eased to a 105-run victory that completed a 2-0 series sweep over Pakistan yesterday .

Chaos over as Shaharyar returns to Pakistan hot seat

Chaos over as Shaharyar returns to Pakistan hot seat

KARACHI, (Reuters) - A spell of chaos and uncertainty in Pakistan cricket came to an end yesterday when Shaharyar Khan was elected unopposed for his second stint as chairman of the national board .

Top 10 run-scorers in tests

COLOMBO,(Reuters) - Following is a list of the top 10 run-scorers in test cricket after Sri Lanka’s Mahela Jayawardene retired from the longest format yesterday .

Sonics, Pacesetters to contest GABA division one final

Sonics, Pacesetters to contest GABA division one final

Pepsi Sonics and Trinity Grid Holdings (TGH) Pacesetters will contest the final of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Trifecta first division tourney following semi-final wins over Colts and Republic Bank Nets on Sunday .

U.S. vulnerable without big names - Prigioni

U.S. vulnerable without big names – Prigioni

BELGRADE, (Reuters) - Hosts Spain and several other teams are capable of defeating a United States side missing their biggest names at the Aug .

PPYC crowned Boyce/ Jefford Classic V champions

PPYC crowned Boyce/ Jefford Classic V champions

Remarkable displays of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability, enabled the Police Progressive Youth Club (PPYC) to be crowned the Boyce/Jefford Classic V champions last night at the Mackenzie Sports Club (MSC) ground .

Guyana Amazon Warriors Management contesting outcome of CPL final

Following the controversial ending of the second Caribbean Premier League final which ended on Saturday night in St Kitts with victory for the Barbados Trident over the Amazon Warriors, the management of the Guyana Amazon Warriors team has decided to protest the outcome .

MSC crushes GDF in Noble House Seafood’s 2nd division tourney

MSC crushes GDF in Noble House Seafood’s 2nd division tourney

Disciplined bowling from Darien Best and national leg spinner Steven Sankar helped Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) crush the Guyana Defence Force by 120 runs in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Noble House Seafood’s second division two-day competition yesterday at the Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) ground .

Claude Blackmore doing  jury duty at Pan American  Sports festival

Claude Blackmore doing jury duty at Pan American Sports festival

[caption id="attachment_301434" align="alignleft" width="156"] Claude Blackmore[/caption]Guyana’s Claude Blackmore is currently doing duty at the athletics competition of the first Pan American Sports Festival which got underwayat the Jesus Martinique “Palilio” Stadium in Mexico City on Saturday .

Haynes eyes Pollard as future captain

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Five Guyanese players  reach C/bean squash semis

Five Guyanese players reach C/bean squash semis

Guyana’s Sunil Seth and Richard Chin in the men’s division and Victoria Arjoon, Ashley de Groot and Mary Fung-A-Fat in the women’s draw remained yesterday in contention for individual singles honours at the 22nd senior Caribbean Squash Championships in Barbados .

Colts defeat Buxton in GABA first division tourney

Colts overcame Buxton by 78-63 score line when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Trifecta first division tourney continued on Saturday at the Burnham Court .

Grove Hi Tech stays unbeaten

Grove Hi-Tech maintained their unbeaten record edging Agricola Red Triangle 4-2 when the Cult Energy drink sponsored East Bank Football Association (EBFA) U17 league continued at the Grove Community ground recently .

Serena wins Cincinnati title in final U.S. Open tune-up

(Reuters) - Serena Williams finished her last U .

Tamim, Mahmudullah inspire Bangladeshis’ warm-up victory – Tour Match

GRENVILLE, Grenada, CMC – Tamim Iqbal and Mahmudullah warmed up for the higher intensity battles with West Indies, when they set the Bangladeshis up for a 95-run victory over Grenada with purposeful batting in a 50 overs-a-side tour match yesterday .

Cricket Board calls for audit of government agency

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – President of the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board Azim Bassarath appealed to the government of the two-island republic to conduct a full audit of the operations of the Sport Company of T&T .

Cook hails England resilience after sudden revival

LONDON, (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook paid tribute to his team’s character after they crushed India by an innings and 244 runs in the fifth test yesterday to win the series 3-1 .

Rampant England seal series in style as India collapse

LONDON, (Reuters) - England ripped out India for 94 to win the fifth test by a crushing innings and 244 runs at The Oval yesterday and complete a remarkable transformation by taking the series 3-1 .

Amla ton eases South Africa to one-day win

BULAWAYO, (Reuters) - Opener Hashim Amla carried his bat through the innings to record an unbeaten 122 as South Africa eased to a 93 run victory over Zimbabwe in the first one-day international at Queens Sports Club yesterday .

Hughes celebrates recall with second double century

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Phil Hughes celebrated his recall to the Australia one-day squad with a second unbeaten double century in a month against South Africa in an A team fixture yesterday .

India simply not good enough, says Dhoni

LONDON, (Reuters) - India captain MS Dhoni admitted his team had simply not been good enough after losing the five-match test series against England 3-1 yesterday .

Runners-up again!

Runners-up again!

BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Barbados Tridents beat Guyana Amazon Warriors to capture the 2014 Caribbean Premier League title, after rain spoiled an absorbing contest that appeared headed for an enthralling end of here yesterday .



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