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Division in DCB not healthy

Division in DCB not healthy

—Chetram Singh

By Marlon MunroeOutgoing president of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Chetram Singh hopes that the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) executive resolves its issues before elections on Saturday .

Madhoo suffers mixed fortunes

Reigning Caribbean and South American Masters Champion, Norman Madhoo suffered mixed fortunes, in the latest Darts Tournament which was contested last Sunday at the Malteenoes Sports Club, Thomas Lands .

Federer rattled but survives on day of scares

Federer rattled but survives on day of scares

MELBOURNE,  (Reuters) - Roger Federer summoned up his  very best tennis to see off inspired Frenchman Gilles Simon over  five sets yesterday and reach the third round of the  Australian Open on a day of scares at Melbourne Park .

Cooling off

Cooling off

- Hawks send LeBron and Heat to fourth straight loss

MIAMI, (Reuters) - The Atlanta Hawks handed the  ailing Miami Heat a season-high fourth straight loss with a  93-89 overtime victory on Tuesday that spoiled the return of  LeBron James to the lineup .

Inter-School Futsal Competition kicks off today

In an effort to improve interest in sports by students and keep young developed minds from engaging in negative activities, South Star Association will stage  an Inter-School Futsal Competition .

Daley’s 63 fails to carry  WI Women to historic win

Daley’s 63 fails to carry WI Women to historic win

RAJKOT, India, CMC – A resolute 63 from Shanel Daley failed to ignite West Indies Women, and India Women crushed them by 57 runs in the fifth and final One-day International yesterday .

Rain washes out promising clash between T&T, Hampshire

Rain washes out promising clash between T&T, Hampshire

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – A match which promised much ended in a no result, after rain wiped-out a crucial Caribbean Twenty20 contest between Trinidad & Tobago and Hampshire yesterday .

Unbeaten Emanie captures title

Unbeaten Emanie captures title

The Emanie Netball Club upheld its reputation as Guyana’s leading netball club with an unbeaten performance on their way to winning the two-day Sherwin McKenzie mixed teams competition held last weekend at the National Gymnasium .

Afterschool Basketball Programe sees increase in participants

Afterschool Basketball Programe sees increase in participants

The Afterschool Basketball Programme organised by the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) has seen a drastic increase in the number of participants attending the programme .

Bravo, Pollard still eligible for T&T  T20 squad

Bravo, Pollard still eligible for T&T T20 squad

Dwayne Bravo and Keiron Pollard have opted to miss the current regional T20 cricket series but T&T Cricket Board (TTCB) boss Azim Bassarath says they will be eligible to play, if T&T reaches the Champions League in October .

Montour wins golf opener

Montour wins golf opener

Canadian High Commissioner Francois Montour started the 2011 golf season on a high note when he came out victorious in last weekend’s Medal Play tournament organised by the Lusignan Golf Club .

Injured Mortaza left out of Bangladesh squad

DHAKA, (Reuters) - Former captain Mashrafe Mortaza  will not take part in next month’s World Cup after the injured  fast bowler was left out of Bangladesh’s 15-man squad named yesterday .

Ramnaresh Sarwan

Sarwan recalled for West Indies World Cup campaign

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Guyanese batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan  has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the World Cup  starting on the Indian sub-continent next month, the West Indies  Cricket Board said today .

Sarjoo denies involvement  in acid attack on Jaigobin

Sarjoo denies involvement in acid attack on Jaigobin

-released on $25,000 bail

President of the East Bank Demerara Cricket Association (EBDCA) and co-opted member of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB), Rohan Sarjoo yesterday denied that he was involved in the acid attack on treasurer of the DCB Pretipaul Jaigobin last year .

Divided we stand

Divided we stand

-DCB president, secretary give conflicting venues for AGM

The two factions of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) once again clashed yesterday in deciding on the location for Saturday’s Annual General Meeting and over the allocated delegates for the member associations .

Garnett’s return sparks Celtics to wild win over Magic

BOSTON, (Reuters) - Boston’s Kevin Garnett made a  game-clinching steal in his return to the court on Monday and  Paul Pierce nailed the winning shot in the final minute to lift  the Celtics to a 109-106 triumph over the Orlando Magic .

NCN forbidden to broadcast cricket matches live

Cricket fans in Guyana will be unable to see the remaining matches of the current CaribbeanT20 cricket tournament .

Jamaica crush Somerset  in rain-hit encounter

Jamaica crush Somerset in rain-hit encounter

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A rampant Jamaica side crushed Somerset by 61 runs here yesterday, defying rain and a reduction in overs to make a winning start to the second leg of the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .

Third time unlucky  for Guyana

Third time unlucky for Guyana

- pipped by Windwards in another close encounter

Defending champions Guyana ended their preliminary round of the West Indies Cricket Board T20 tournament with a nail-biting defeat to the Windward Islands at the Kensington Oval in Barbados late last night .

Call for media women cricketers to come out

Attempts are being made to field a media women’s softball cricket team in the upcoming Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company Limited in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, 10/10 softball tournament which bowls off next month .

Tailenders guide India home after Pathan blitz

Tailenders guide India home after Pathan blitz

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Yusuf Pathan blazed a  half-century but India still had to call on their tailenders to  clinch victory over South Africa by two wickets in the third  one-day international at Newlands yesterday .

Taylor fails to save  Windies from 10-run defeat

Taylor fails to save Windies from 10-run defeat

RAJKOT, India, CMC – Prolific teenager Stafanie Taylor missed out on a century as Mithali Raj converted hers to condemn West Indies women to a 10-run loss to India in the fourth One-Day International here yesterday .

Australia overlooks Siddle for World Cup trip

Australia overlooks Siddle for World Cup trip

-Ponting to skipper side

MELBOURNE, Australia, CMC – Australia’s selectors yesterday announced their 15-man World Cup squad to challenge for their fourth successive title with no room found for Test pacer Peter Siddle .

Meusa, Boucher  among the leaders

Meusa, Boucher among the leaders

Former national chess champion Wendell Meusa is among four players in the lead at the end of the third round of the senior category of the Trophy Stall tournament which is being held at the Kei-Shars Sports Club, Hadfield Street .

Boucher omitted from S/A’s World Cup squad

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) - Batting stalwart Jacques  Kallis was named in South Africa’s World Cup squad on yesterday  despite missing the current series against India due to a rib  injury .

No sparks from Windies duo as Western Australia win

No sparks from Windies duo as Western Australia win

PERTH, Australia, CMC – Chris Gayle’s Western Australia trounced Dwayne Bravo’s Victoria by six wickets in the Twenty20 Big Bash yesterday but both players failed to spark with modest performances .

Must win

Must win

-despite being on top of Group `A’ defending champions Guyana with an inferior net run rate must win tonight’s encounter to guarantee themselves a place in the final four

By Marlon MunroeThe Amazon Conquerors find themselves in a must-win situation to secure a clear passage to the semi-final round of the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament when the Barbados round commences today .

Date, delegates for DCM AGM agreed  upon at stormy DCB meeting

Date, delegates for DCM AGM agreed upon at stormy DCB meeting

By Marlon MunroeA stormy meeting of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) held yesterday afternoon in the boardroom of the Guyana Cricket Board’s Regent Street office ended with executives deciding on the date for the annual general meeting of the DCB and of the delegates that  will represent the various area boards .

Mark’s Jewellery wins four team darts tourney

Mark’s Jewellery darts team emerged victorious in the four-man team tournament held Friday at Mark’s Darts Club, 72 Brummel Place, Stabroek .

Harry’s double propels Conquerors to semis

Harry’s double propels Conquerors to semis

Western Tigers Super Eight tourney…

By Kizan BrumellA Jolyon Harry double was the back bone of the Fruta Conquerors victory over Riddim Squad on the opening night of the inaugural BK International Western Tigers Super Eight Knockout Competition at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground on Sunday night .

CONCACAF  wants fourth spot in World Cup

CONCACAF wants fourth spot in World Cup

NEW YORK, CMC – CONCACAF says it will fight for a fourth spot at the FIFA World Cup finals in Brazil, with the organisation contending Sunday that it had merited the increase based on its growth in recent years .

Culbart reelected head of darts association

Grantley Culbard on Sunday was unanimously reelected for his fifth consecutive term as president of the Guyana Darts Association at the association’s annual General Meeting at the Malteenoes pavilion .

Federer fireworks warm  up Melbourne Park

Federer fireworks warm up Melbourne Park

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Roger Federer fired up the  Australian Open with a blistering start to his title defence yesterday, bringing some welcome warmth to an unseasonably cool  Melbourne Park on opening day .

Clippers show their grit by ousting the Lakers

Clippers show their grit by ousting the Lakers

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The revitalized Los Angeles  Clippers showed their grit by staging a fourth-quarter comeback  to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers 99-92 on Sunday in a testy  game that featured four late ejections .

England to be world’s top test team - Stewart

England to be world’s top test team – Stewart

LONDON, (Reuters) - England will go on from their  Ashes ‘annihilation’ of Australia to overtake India and South  Africa and become the world’s top-ranked test nation within 18  months, according to former captain Alec Stewart .

India select injured quartet in World Cup squad

India select injured quartet in World Cup squad

MUMBAI, (Reuters) - India will gamble on the fitness  of Sachin Tendulkar, Virender Sehwag, Gautam Gambhir and Praveen  Kumar after the four injured players were included in the final  15-member squad yesterday for next month’s World Cup .

Donald to join NZ as bowling consultant

Donald to join NZ as bowling consultant

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Former South Africa fast  bowler Allan Donald has accepted a temporary position as bowling  consultant to the New Zealand national team under recently  appointed head coach John Wright .



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