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Bramble shines as Albion win twice

Bramble shines as Albion win twice

National wicketkeeper Anthony Bramble scored two half centuries to spearhead Albion to wins over Port Mourant and Skeldon Community Centre in matches of the 2014 Carib Beer first division T20 competition .

West Indies team to meet Dalai Lama

Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama will bless the India and West Indies cricketers ahead of the fourth One-day International at the scenic HPCA stadium here on October 17 .

Two decades, too late!

— Timid umpires allowed chucking to flourish, says Hair

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Timid officiating has allowed a generation of ‘chuckers’ to flourish in international cricket and the current crackdown on bowlers with illegal actions has arrived two decades late, according to former test umpire Darrell Hair .

 Daby reigns supreme at GMR&SC Drag race meet

Daby reigns supreme at GMR&SC Drag race meet

Speed ace, Rondell Daby and his Toyota Supra were in sublime form on Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit when the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) held its International Drag Race Meet .

Cyclists fail to medal at Elite Caribbean C/ships

Cyclists fail to medal at Elite Caribbean C/ships

-but turn in creditable performances

Despite finishing off the podium, Guyana’s five-man team that competed at the Elite Caribbean Cycling Championships over the weekend in Puerto Rico turned in creditable performances .

Injury puts Simmons out of India tour

Injury puts Simmons out of India tour

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Injured opener Lendl Simmons has been ruled out of the one-day tour of India with a back injury .

Treat fourth ODI as a final

Treat fourth ODI as a final

— Stuart Williams urges Caribbean side

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – West Indies assistant coach Stuart Williams believes the Caribbean side need to treat Friday’s fourth One-Day International like a final, if they are to find their edge and beat India in the series .

T&T play unbeaten to reach CFU Finals

— SVG, Barbados suffer heartbreak

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago predictably finished unbeaten to cruise into the Finals of the CFU Caribbean Cup but there was heartbreak for St Vincent and the Grenadines who gave up three goals in the space of 13 minutes against Martinique, to crash to defeat in the second round of qualifiers which wrapped up on Sunday .

Warner hopeful for Pakistan test, Clarke returns

(Reuters) - Australian batsman David Warner is confident he will be fit to face Pakistan in next week’s first test despite suffering a groin injury in the final one-day international in Abu Dhabi on Sunday .

Princess She is Not rules at PPP President’s Cup

Princess She is Not rules at PPP President’s Cup

Even if it was just for one day, Princess She is Not was the ruler of all local thoroughbreds .

TSC score wins against GCC, Diplomats

Transport Sports Club (TSC) completed a good weekend after recording wins against Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) and Diplomats as action continued in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA)/Banks DIH Malta Supreme Under-13 tournament yesterday .

Anthony ‘golden’ in third Kadir Mohamed  memorial  cycle race

Anthony ‘golden’ in third Kadir Mohamed memorial cycle race

Junior star cyclist, Michael Anthony continues to show why he should be in the conversation when it comes to the nation’s premier riders .

GTA to stage Inter Guiana Games tennis later this month

International lawn tennis is set to return to Guyana after a hiatus of 30 years as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) prepares to host Inter Guiana Games (IGG) 2014 later this month .

Batting slump leaves Windies A in dire straits

HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka, CMC – A batting meltdown overshadowed off-spinner Shane Shillingford’s five-wicket haul and cost West Indies A dearly, as they were left them facing an uphill battle to save the first unofficial “Test” against Sri Lanka A here yesterday .

Bravo, Windies fined for slow over-rate

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Captain Dwayne Bravo will forfeit 40 per cent of his match fee after West Indies were fined for a slow over rate during the second One-Day International against India in New Delhi on Saturday .

Killer storm forces cancellation of third ODI

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Dangerous Cyclone Hudhud has forced the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) to cancel tomorrow’s third One-Day International between India and West Indies scheduled for Visakhapatnam .

Federer downs injured Simon to win Shanghai Masters

SHANGHAI, (Reuters) - Roger Federer claimed one of the few titles to have previously eluded him after he overcame a sluggish start to beat injured Frenchman Gilles Simon in the final of the Shanghai Masters yesterday .

Pistorius faces sentencing over girlfriend’s death after divisive trial

PRETORIA, (Reuters) - Disgraced South African track star Oscar Pistorius returns to court today to find out whether he will serve a long stretch behind bars for the negligent killing of his model girlfriend, or walk out a free man .

ECFA clubs reach Berbice Cup semis

East Coast Football Association (ECFA) clubs Victoria Kings and Ann’s Grove sealed their respective berth to the semi-final round of the Starlite Generation/ Monedderlust FC 2nd annual Berbice Cup knockout tourney on Saturday .

Guyana needs more than the no confidence vote

Dear Editor, The Alliance for Change (AFC) plans to present the much touted no confidence motion to the National Assembly on October 16 .

Hamilton wins as Mercedes take constructors’ title

SOCHI, Russia, (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton won the inaugural Russian Formula One Grand Prix and extended his championship lead to 17 points yesterday in a Mercedes one-two that clinched the team’s first constructors’ title .

Kipchoge wins Chicago marathon in Kenyan sweep

(Reuters) - A smiling Eliud Kipchoge broke away from a pack of three in the closing three kilometres to lead a Kenyan clean sweep in the Chicago Marathon yesterday .

Murdoch’s Star group bags broadcast rights for ICC events

(Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch’s Star group have bagged the broadcast rights for International Cricket Council (ICC) events to be held during an eight-year cycle after next year’s World Cup, the governing body said yesterday .

Killer storm forces cancellation of third ODI

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Dangerous Cyclone Hudhud has forced the Indian Cricket Board (BCCI) to cancel Tuesday’s third One-Day International between India and West Indies scheduled for Visakhapatnam .

Dark horse Stella Maris whips North Georgetown 4-0

Dark horse Stella Maris whips North Georgetown 4-0

Tourney favourites West Ruimveldt blanked Green Acres by a 3-0 margin when the fourth annual Petra Organization/Courts Pee football tourney continued yesterday at the Thirst Park ground .

Cyclone stalls Windies, puts ODI in doubt

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – Dangerous Cyclone Hudhud has forced West Indies to delay their travel to Visakhapatnam, the venue for the third One-Day International, and has also put that game in doubt .

Windies back to bad habits as India level series

Windies back to bad habits as India level series

NEW DELHI, India, CMC – A now familiar batting implosion derailed West Indies’ run chase, as the Caribbean side quickly returned to their old habits in a 48-run defeat to India here yesterday .

Hilaire’s prophecy fulfilled!

Hilaire’s prophecy fulfilled!

-as MoU/CAB cause players to revolt against WIPA

IT was a prophecy formed by three turbulent years at the heart of West Indies cricket .

Players seek WICB help, say WIPA no longer their agent

Players seek WICB help, say WIPA no longer their agent

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The West Indies squad in India say they no longer want any part of a Wavell Hinds-led West Indies Players Association, and has asked the West Indies Cricket Board to “urgently” intervene in the impasse .

DCC defeat GYO by innings and 274 runs inside one day

DCC defeat GYO by innings and 274 runs inside one day

The Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO) yesterday crumbled to the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) by an innings and 274 runs on day one of their scheduled two day match .

Williams nets double as GFC brush aside Beacons

Georgetown Football Club (GFC) brushed aside cellar occupants Beacons 4-0 when the second round of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) Stag Beer first division league continued yesterday at the Tucville ground .

Wellwoman, Trophy Stall Angels win

-Ramchand/Rohan Auto Spares softball competition

There were wins for top female teams Wellwoman and Trophy Stall Angels when the latest round of the Ramchand/Rohan Auto Spares male and female softball competition took place last weekend .

Pietersen book tarnishes England era, says Cook

LONDON, (Reuters) - England captain Alastair Cook is “hurt” by accusations made in Kevin Pietersen’s controversial autobiography, believing they have “tarnished” the team’s highly successful period under former captain Andrew Strauss .

Federer halts Djokovic run to reach Shanghai final

SHANGHAI, (Reuters) - Roger Federer brought world number one Novak Djokovic’s juggernaut to a halt when a 6-4 6-4 victory in the Shanghai Masters yesterday set up a final against unseeded Frenchman Gilles Simon .

Hamilton puts Mercedes on pole in Russia

SOCHI, Russia, (Reuters) - Championship leader Lewis Hamilton put his Mercedes on pole position for the first Russian Grand Prix   yesterday with team mate and title rival Nico Rosberg having to settle for second .

Hinds rides off with Hand-in-Hand feature event

Hinds rides off with Hand-in-Hand feature event

Orville Hinds warmed up nicely for next week’s signature ‘Ride For Life’ five-stage road race by winning his fourth circuit event of the season yesterday at the National Park .

Karunaratne hundred keeps Windies A toiling

Karunaratne hundred keeps Windies A toiling

[caption id="attachment_307717" align="alignright" width="190"] Shannon Gabriel[/caption]HAMBANTOTA, Sri Lanka,CMC – West Indies A were made to toil with little success as opener Dimuth Karunaratne struck a hundred to propel Sri Lanka A on the opening day of the first unofficial “Test” here yesterday .



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