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India beat Bangladesh to reach World Cup semis

India beat Bangladesh to reach World Cup semis

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) - India, growing in confidence with every match, thrashed Bangladesh by 109 runs today in the quarter-finals of the World Cup .

Gayle could blow away NZ’s chances in windy Wellington

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Strong southerly winds have buffeted New Zealand's capital this week as the remnants of Cyclone Pam moved south-east of the country but cricket fans are questioning whether a Gayle will strike Wellington Regional Stadium tomorrow .

Sammy recalls  Douglas-Tyson debacle  as Windies eye massive upset

Sammy recalls Douglas-Tyson debacle as Windies eye massive upset

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – Former captain Darren Sammy perhaps put it best when he likened West Indies’ quarter-final against joint hosts New Zealand, to a heavyweight boxing match against the once feared Mike Tyson .

Urling noncommittal on whether GFF will vote for Blatter at FIFA elections

Urling noncommittal on whether GFF will vote for Blatter at FIFA elections

Despite remarks by the Confederation of North, Central America and the Caribbean (CONCACAF) President Jeffrey Webb that member associations will not be pushed to vote en bloc at the International Football federation (FIFA) elections for the presidency, GFF Normalization Committee Chairman Clinton Urling said there is no clear indication how the federation will vote May 29 .

Lara backs Windies  to upset Black Caps

Lara backs Windies to upset Black Caps

WELLINGTON, New Zealand, CMC – West Indies batting legend Brian Lara says he is backing the Caribbean side to defeat powerhouses New Zealand in Saturday’s World Cup quarter-final here .

WIPA hails late Lequay’s contribution

WIPA hails late Lequay’s contribution

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The West Indies Players Association has praised the late Alloy Lequay for his “valuable contribution” to West Indies cricket .

St Lucia selects provisional squad for Guyana encounter

St Lucia selects provisional squad for Guyana encounter

Caribbean Football Union (CFU) rival St .

GFSCA Easter Bash set for Sunday at DCC

The Guyana Floodlights Softball Cricket Association will stage its monthly one day knockout softball tournament Sunday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, Lance Gibbs Street, Queenstown .

GOA support for  GRFU’s Sevens team for Olympic Qualifier

GOA support for GRFU’s Sevens team for Olympic Qualifier

The Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) has lifted a huge monkey off the back of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) ahead of the 2016 Olympic Games .

GOA’s Administrative Secretary passes away after brief illness

GOA’s Administrative Secretary passes away after brief illness

Shanomae Blackmore, the Administrative Secretary of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) for the past 12 years, passed away yesterday morning at her residence .

East Bank, Georgetown  in contrasting wins

East Bank, Georgetown in contrasting wins

Ershad Alli scored an unbeaten 94 to steer East Bank to a four-wicket win over West Demerara in the second round of the Demerara U-19 one-day tournament yesterday at Everest Cricket Club .

Sangakkara walks away happy,  says Sri Lanka in a good place

Sangakkara walks away happy, says Sri Lanka in a good place

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Kumar Sangakkara bid farewell to limited overs cricket yesterday, disappointed with a World Cup quarter-final defeat but happy that Sri Lanka were in a better place than when he came into the side in 2000 .

Pietersen not in England plans, says selector

LONDON, (Reuters) - Kevin Pietersen’s wish for an England recall is unlikely to come true any time soon, according to selector James Whitaker who says the 34-year-old is not part of his plans .

Knicks upset Spurs

(The Sports Xchange) - Alexey Shved stole the ball and then made two free throws with 3 .

Duminy hat-trick as South Africa storm into semis

Duminy hat-trick as South Africa storm into semis

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - All-rounder JP Duminy claimed a hat-trick as South Africa stormed into the World Cup semi-finals with a comprehensive nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground yesterday .

Trott returns for England’s tour of West Indies

Trott returns for England’s tour of West Indies

LONDON, (Reuters) - Jonathan Trott returned to England’s squad for the first time since quitting the 2013-14 Ashes Tour when he was included yesterday for the three-match test series in West Indies .

Pakistan considering Shah for quarter-final

ADELAIDE, (Reuters) - Pakistan are toying with the idea of recalling leg-spinner Yasir Shah for tomorrow’s World Cup quarter-final against Australia .

Duminy hat-trick as South Africa storm into semis

Duminy hat-trick as South Africa storm into semis

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - All-rounder JP Duminy claimed a hat-trick as South Africa stormed into the World Cup semi-finals with a comprehensive nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground today .

‘Make winning a habit’

‘Make winning a habit’

— Sanasie urges Guyana Jaguars

Basking in the euphoria of winning the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League four-day title with a match to spare the senior national cricket team known as the Guyana Jaguars yesterday departed for Dominica where they will oppose the Windward Islands in the final fixture of the tournament .

West Demerara defeat Georgetown U19

West Demerara defeat Georgetown U19

Defending champions West Demerara yesterday defeated Georgetown by 35 runs to win their opening match of the 2015 Demerara Under-19 Inter Association competition at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground .

NZ’s ‘casual-professional’ approach means everyone is cool

NZ’s ‘casual-professional’ approach means everyone is cool

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - West Indies cricketers have typically exuded a lackadaisical ‘it’s cool man’ attitude to their game, yet it is New Zealand who are taking the casual approach to their World Cup quarter-final, according to Daniel Vettori .

Australia all-rounder Watson savours World Cup life-line

Australia all-rounder Watson savours World Cup life-line

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Australia all-rounder Shane Watson is savouring his second chance at the World Cup after his omission from the side left him convinced he had played his last match at the tournament .

Serena overcomes slow start to reach Indian Wells quarters

INDIAN WELLS, California, (Reuters) - Top seed Serena Williams overcame a wobbly start to see off a determined Sloane Stephens 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-2 yesterday and advance to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open .

Eight matches kick off Demerara leg

— Guinness Greatest of the Streets

The third annual Greatest Guinness of the Streets, East Coast Demerara zone will officially commence today at the Haslington Marker Tarmac with eight matches .

March Madness – can West Indies crash the party?

March Madness – can West Indies crash the party?

The wild roller coaster ride for the West Indies at the carnival that is the International Cricket Council’s 2015 World Cup continues and they are hanging on for dear life .

Bakewell, Swiss House Cambio support for K&S football

Bakewell, Swiss House Cambio support for K&S football

With less than two days to the start of their 25th edition, the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation continued its sponsorship drive yesterday with long standing supporter Swiss House Cambio donated the third placed trophy .

Slingerz FC secures  sponsorship from Bakewell

Slingerz FC secures sponsorship from Bakewell

West Demerara giants Slingerz Football Club will now be officially known as Bakewell Slingerz, securing their first major sponsorship deal with the Nasir and Nasir Group establishment yesterday at a simple presentation ceremony .

Hikers U21, GCC females cop titles

Hikers and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) retained their Woodpecker Products U21 male and female titles respectively when the fifth annual Hikers Hockey Club Junior Indoor tournament concluded at the National Gymnasium recently .

Barbados to host ICC annual conference

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC- Barbados has been chosen to host the International Cricket Council (ICC) Annual Conference in June, ICC announced on Monday .

S.Africa win has put us in good heart - Misbah

S.Africa win has put us in good heart – Misbah

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s victory over South Africa in the World Cup group stage has given the squad the belief they can topple joint hosts Australia in Friday’s quarter-finals, said captain Misbah-ul-Haq .

Atwell bowls DCC to big win

Atwell bowls DCC to big win

Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) survived losing two quick wickets at the start of their innings to record a lopsided victory over St .

Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins

Djokovic, Murray tested in Indian Wells wins

INDIAN WELLS, California (Reuters) - World number one Novak Djokovic and fourth-seeded Andy Murray each had to contend with different degrees of adversity before they advanced to the fourth round of the BNP Paribas Open on Monday .

Eight matches kick off Demerara leg

— Guinness Greatest of the Streets

The third annual Greatest Guinness of the Streets, East Coast Demerara zone will officially commence today at the Haslington Marker Tarmac with eight matches .

Wade superb as Heat defeat Cavaliers

(The Sports Xchange) - Dwyane Wade scored 32 points to lead the Miami Heat to a 106-92 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers in a match-up against good friend and former team mate LeBron James .

India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

India relaxed before Bangladesh quarter-final

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - If India, the most watched and heavily scrutinised team in world cricket, are under any pressure ahead of tomorrow’s World Cup quarter-final against Bangladesh, they are doing well to hide it .

Hikers U21, GCC females cop titles

Hikers and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) retained their Woodpecker Products U21 male and female titles respectively when the fifth annual Hikers Hockey Club Junior Indoor tournament concluded at the National Gymnasium recently .

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team

Some members of the Golden Jaguars team  Vurlon Mills (right), Solomon Austin (2nd right), Colin Nelson (3rd from right), Dwain Jacobs (4th from right) and Jamal Smith (standing) await instructions from the management staff following their arrival at the National Stadium in Providence for training sessions .



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