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Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Former Test captain Dilip Vengsarkar believes the decision by West Indies players to abandon their one-day tour of India was an insult to Indian fans, and says the team should be made to answer for its actions .

‘Biggie’ Smalls here for National Open boxing c/ships

‘Biggie’ Smalls here for National Open boxing c/ships

-wants to represent Guyana at future international events including the Olympics

Boxing superstars are not born into the role; they earn that title by paying their dues usually in the amateur ranks then onwards and upwards to the pay-per view arenas that holds the sport’s true riches .

DCC, Everest record wins in GCA/Banks Malta Supreme U13 cricket

Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Everest Cricket Club on Saturday recorded victories in their Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Banks Malta Supreme Under-13 matches at the Young Men Christian Association (YMCA) ground .

Golden Jaguars coach Thompson  participated in programme in USA

Golden Jaguars coach Thompson participated in programme in USA

Golden Jaguars Head Coach Denzil Thompson, yesterday ended his participation in ‘FIFA’s Fitness programme in Football, first regional course in CONCACAF’ in Fort Lauderdale, USA .

Sookdeo, Singh slam centuries in GCC’s win over GYO

Sookdeo, Singh slam centuries in GCC’s win over GYO

— Raj Nanan hauls in 11 wickets

The Gandhi Youth Organisation’s (GYO) losing run in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/ Hadi’s World Inc .

Bravo’s Windies self-destructs

Bravo’s Windies self-destructs

By Orin DavidsonIf ever there is an explanation for the banana republic status of the West Indies Region as a whole, one needs look no further than the current state of its cricket affairs .

Nervous Cricket Australia closely eyeing Windies crisis

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Cricket Australia says it is “deeply concerned” over the West Indies players' decision to abandon the tour of India, especially with the Aussies scheduled to tour the Caribbean next year .

Windies have mocked Indian fans, says former Test skippper

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Former Test captain Dilip Vengsarkar believes the decision by West Indies players to abandon their one-day tour of India was an insult to Indian fans, and says the team should be made to answer for their actions .

Williams in back- to-back stage wins

Williams in back- to-back stage wins

-but Alanzo Greaves still holds onto yellow jersey

Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams followed up his third stage victory on Friday by winning yesterday’s penultimate stage but Roraima Biker’s Alanzo Greaves still holds on to the leaders’ jersey .

Caribs avenge defeat against UG Wolves

Caribs avenge defeat against UG Wolves

—captures Windjammer/Golden Brook/Toney sevens title

The Yamaha Caribs avenged their Banks Sevens final loss suffered last month, beating the UG Wolves 19-14 yesterday to win the Windjammer/Golden Brook/Toney Sevens League at the National Park .

Lloyd apologises for players’ walk-out, brands move a “mistake”

Lloyd apologises for players’ walk-out, brands move a “mistake”

[caption id="attachment_182499" align="alignright" width="216"] Clive Lloyd[/caption]NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies chief selector Clive Lloyd has apologised for the one-day side’s abrupt walk-out of the tour of India, and says the players have made a mistake .

WICB finds itself between a rock and a hard place

WICB finds itself between a rock and a hard place

 By Tony Cozier THROUGH the clouds of confusion that enveloped the West Indies players’ final decision to abandon their tour of India after the fourth One Day International on Friday, a few relevant points are apparent .

Defending champs keep hopes alive with win

Defending champs St .

Five member committee to be set up to investigate horse racing infringement claims

— hearing set for October 27

The owner of the Shariff Racing Stables and the jockey who rode Princess She Is Not are set to appear at a hearing on October 27 following the establishment of a five-member committee to investigate infringement of horse racing rules and animal cruelty .

Negotiations, not strikes, the way to solve impasse: Walsh

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Legendary fast bowler Courtney Walsh says he does not support players’ strikes as a first option and would have preferred negotiations to be fully explored first in order to find a solution to the ongoing bitter impasse between the West Indies players and their union, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) .

India 2016 tour of Caribbean under threat

MUMBAI, India, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board’s finances could take another huge hit with the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) saying yesterday it was now reviewing its 2016 tour of the Caribbean .

DCC prevails over Malteenoes in NBS second division cricket

DCC prevails over Malteenoes in NBS second division cricket

By Delvon Mc Ewan[caption id="attachment_302429" align="alignleft" width="197"] Chanderpaul Hemraj and Jeetendra Sookdeo registered half centuries for their respective teams Everest and GCC .

Pele faces Camptown in top-of-the-table affair

Pele faces Camptown in top-of-the-table affair

The second round of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league continues today at the Tucville Community Centre ground with four matches .

Mayor’s Cup rescheduled until further notice

The 2014 edition of the annual Mayor’s Cup knock-out football tournament has been officially rescheduled to further notice .

IPL could consider ban on Windies players

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Indian authorities are considering an Indian Premier League ban on West Indies players after the Caribbean one-day side walked out on the tour of India Friday, the Press Trust of India has reported .

Quitting tour “selfish and inconsiderate”, says former Test batsman

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Former West Indies Test batsman Bryan Davis has condemned the move by West Indies players to abort the tour of India as “selfish and inconsiderate” .

Walsh urges diplomatic approach to WIPA – Windies impasse

(Jamaica Observer) FORMER regional team captain Courtney Walsh said a more diplomatic approach should be taken in the handling of the "sad" impasse between players, the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) and the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) .

It’s off!

- Indian Board fumes as Windies quit tour

DHARAMSALA, India, CMC – The ongoing pay dispute between West Indies players and their union, WIPA, has forced the team to cut short their One-Day International tour of India, a move that has prompted an angry reaction from the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) .

WICB Directors to meet, players blame Board for failing to intervene

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board directors were scheduled to hold an emergency meeting at 3 pm yesterday, to discuss the one-day squad’s controversial decision to quit the ongoing tour of India .

Greaves reclaims yellow jersey

Greaves reclaims yellow jersey

- as Team Coco’s pulls out

With Team Coco’s withdrawal from this year’s ‘Ride for Life’ five-stage road race, first stage winner, Alanzo Greaves was able to reclaim the leader’s jersey yesterday .

Samuels sublime…

—but Windies lose fourth ODI by 59-runs and series 1-2

DHARAMSALA, India, CMC – Marlon Samuels stroked another sublime hundred as West Indies crashed to a 59-run defeat to India in a high-scoring One-Day International here yesterday, but the result was overshadowed by the Caribbean side’s decision to quit the tour as their pay dispute with players union, West Indies Players Association (WIPA), reached a new level .

Caribs, UG Wolves meet  today in rugby Sevens final

Caribs, UG Wolves meet today in rugby Sevens final

[caption id="attachment_308446" align="alignleft" width="213"] Theodore Henry[/caption]The experienced Yamaha Caribs and the game UG Wolves will clash in the final of the Golden Brook/Windjam-mer/ Toney Seven league today at the National Park .

Defending champs seek first win; spot in knockout phase

Winless since the beginning of the Petra Organization/Courts Pee football tourney, defending champs St .

Support continues to pour in for fourth Guyana Softball Cup

Support continues to pour in for fourth Guyana Softball Cup

Popular businessman Heralall Narine of WJ Enterprise on Regent Street is the latest business to throw its support behind the fourth annual Guyana Softball Cup cricket tournament organized by the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association (GFSCA) .

GDF wrests ISAC trophy from GPF’s grasp

GDF wrests ISAC trophy from GPF’s grasp

Remarkable displays of speed, strength, stamina and leaping ability, enabled the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) to wrest the Inter Services Annual Athletic Championship trophy from the Guyana Police Force (GPF) last night at the Camp Ayangana ground .

GT Beer/Berbice Cup 2014 semis on today

Defending champion Monedderlust Football Club will put their title on line against the youthful and hungry Cougars Football Club of New Amsterdam when tonight’s semi-final of the GT Beer Berbice Cup tournament commences at 6pm .

WICB denies cancelling India tour

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board has rejected reports it has cancelled the West Indies ongoing tour of India .

BCB pays tribute to Johashen

The Berbice Cricket Board, on behalf of its member clubs and cricket loving Berbicians, wishes to express its deepest sorrow at the passing of a cricket stalwart, Vibert Johashen, a pacer who represented Berbice and Guyana at the first class level .

WI cricket should face tough sanctions, says Indian Board secretary

DHARAMSALA, India, , CMC – West Indies cricket could face a severe fall-out from the decision by the one-day squad to abandon their five-match tour of India .

Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison – prosecutor

PRETORIA, (Reuters) - South African track star Oscar Pistorius should serve at least 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentine's Day last year, the state prosecutor said at the close of the athlete's sentencing hearing on Friday .

Team Coco takes lead

Team Coco takes lead

- in ‘Ride for Life’

After the opening stages of the 'Ride for Life' five-stage road race yesterday, it is Team Coco's Ruben Companioni who leads the way from his club mate and countryman, Carlos Ospina .

Upbeat Windies seek to reclaim opening game brilliance

DHARAMSALA, India, CMC- West Indies will attempt to re-ignite the brilliance which earned them a commanding opening win over India, when the two sides clash in the fourth One-Day International (ODI) today .



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