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Alpha United draw 2-2 with Rosignol United

Frequent tournament champions Alpha United came up against matching play from Rosignol United to see the contest ending in an exciting 2-2 draw, when Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Super League continued last Wednesday at the GFC Ground, Bourda .

Windies women chase berth in final

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – West Indies women will go in search for a place in the final of the World Twenty20 Championship when they clash with New Zealand in the second semi-final of the tournament today .

Fans overwhelm website aimed at keeping Wade in Miami

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Miami Heat fans overwhelmed a  website yesterday aimed at keeping six-times All-Star and  potential free agent Dwyane Wade with the team .

Guyana, T&T women remain unbeaten in Group F

-Rodrigues nets hat-trickTUNAPUNA, Trinidad, CMC – It will be the clash of the southern powers when Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago meet in their final Group F fixture of the Caribbean phase of the CONCACAF Women’s Gold Cup qualifying this afternoon .

Bravo, Smith earn Windies A spot in final

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Left-handers Darren Bravo and Devon Smith stroked contrasting half-centuries to pilot West Indies A to an uncomplicated six-wicket win over Bangladesh A on Wednesday, their fourth win on the trot in the Tri-Nation Limited Overs Series .

‘Sexy Panther’, ‘Mystery Lady’  ready for barnburner rematch

‘Sexy Panther’, ‘Mystery Lady’ ready for barnburner rematch

By Marlon Munroe With the usual bravado and hype on show for the Shondel Alfred and Corinne De Groot world title rematch on June 5, fans should expect nothing less than a real barnburner .

Two million-plus audience for World T20, says CMC

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – An audience of more than two million people has been glued to Caribbean radio and television sets as they followed the ICC World Twenty20 Championship, according to an estimate by regional host broadcaster, the Caribbean Media Corporation .

England ease into Twenty 20 final

GROS ISLET, (Reuters) - Impressive England reached  the final of the Twenty20 World Cup after outclassing Sri Lanka  to win by seven wickets with four overs to spare yesterday .

Roach sees the next Pacquiao in British champion Khan

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Fight trainer extraordinaire  Freddie Roach, who helped Manny Pacquiao scale the heights to  become hailed as boxing’s best, said he gets a sense of deja vu  working with Briton Amir Khan .

How Hendry Thomas kicked his way out of poverty

Wigan, England, (Reuters) - With his four-wheel drive  BMW in the car park, his four-bedroom house nearby, fashionable  training shoes and clothes, Hendry Thomas has come a long way  from a childhood where money, if not food, was in short supply .

Pacquiao gets mum’s nod for Mayweather bout

MANILA, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao has been given  permission to fight for the final time by his mother and plans  to take on undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr .

Palacios’s refuge from kidnap tragedyPalacios’s refuge from kidnap tragedy

LONDON, (Reuters) - Wilson Palacios, the seam of iron at the heart of Honduras’ World Cup midfield, knows better than  most where football sits in the general scheme of things .

Rifle shooters step up preparations for  C/bean c/ships

Rifle shooters step up preparations for C/bean c/ships

With just days to go before their departure for the West Indies Fullbore championships in Barbados, Guyana’s rifle shooters have heightened preparation for the regional event slated for next weekend in Bridgetown .

Rosignol United and Piston United to clash tomorrow

Rosignol United and Piston United to clash tomorrow

Action in the Berbice Football Association Coca Cola 2010 Knockout Tournament continues tomorrow at the Blairmont Community Centre Ground when Rosignol United goes head to head with Piston united at 4pm .

Is it the Princess Hotel or Cliff Anderson Sports Hall?

Is it the Princess Hotel or Cliff Anderson Sports Hall?

With nine days to the world title rematch fight between Shondel ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred and Corinne Van Ryck De Groot for the bantamweight title, it is not yet clear where the bout will be kept .

Serena dumped out by fired-up Petrova in Madrid

MADRID, (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams  was battered into a 4-6 6-2 6-3 submission by a fired-up Nadia  Petrova in the third round of the Madrid Open yesterday .

Against all odds, troubled Pakistan aim for final

GROS ISLET, (Reuters) - Barred from playing cricket  in their own country, constantly embroiled in rows and  disciplinary problems, troubled Pakistan have somehow managed to  reach the semi-finals of the Twenty20 World Cup .

Khan out to shut up Malignaggi with Garden knockout

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Amir Khan longs for peace  after all the trash talking heaped on him by New Yorker Paul  Malignaggi, and the Briton reckons a knockout defence of his  WBA super lightweight title on Saturday would do the trick .

GABA programme for schoolboys and junior boxers begins Sunday

By Marlon Munroe The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) six-month pilot programme for schoolboys and junior boxers begins on Sunday at the Andrew ‘Sixhead’ Lewis Gym in Albouystown from 08:00 hours .

Trinidad’s Aron Wilson on World Hopes TT team

Trinidad’s Aron Wilson has been selected on the International Table Tennis Federation’s 2010 World Hopes team .

Guyana outshine competition at Trinidad  and Tobago Police Athletics Championships

Guyana outshine competition at Trinidad and Tobago Police Athletics Championships

Leota Babb, Larry Josiah, Michael Saul and Michael Pollydore displayed the creditable athletic skills of Guyana’s disciplined services when they performed laudably at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Athletics Championships held last week .

Perot Jr sues Cuban over losses of Dallas NBA team

DETROIT,  (Reuters) - In a Texas-sized legal battle,  billionaire Ross Perot Jr .

Boston victory pushes Cleveland to the brink

CLEVELAND,  (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics pushed the  Cleveland Cavaliers to the brink of elimination on Tuesday and  one step closer to an off-season that will determine where the  team’s top player, LeBron James, will play next season .

Campbell-Brown faces bitter rival Felix on June 12

NEW YORK, CMC – June 12 has been set as the date for the two best female half-lap runners in the World to stage a showdown .

Aussies aim to match men, India to outdo them

-Women’s semi-finalGROS-ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – Australia Women will be looking to set the example for their men’s side, and qualify for the Final of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup, when they face India Women in the first semi-final today at the Beausejour Cricket Ground .

‘We felt the pressure to perform’

- says contrite GayleGROS-ISLET, St .

Clay king Nadal canters through in Madrid

MADRID, (Reuters) - Clay maestro Rafa Nadal was in  cruise control in the latest phase of his French Open build-up  while Robin Soderling, the man who ended the Spaniard’s Roland  Garros reign, crashed out of the Madrid Open yesterday .

Lowe, Rosheuvel, Straker  identified for Youth Olympic Games

Lowe, Rosheuvel, Straker identified for Youth Olympic Games

By Tamica Garnett Swimmer Henk Lowe, athlete Jevina Straker and table tennis player Adielle Rosheuvel have been selected by the Guyana Olympic Association(GOA) to participate in the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) to be held in Singapore in August .

Jaboteh, Glen fined as CFU dishes out heavy penalties for brawl

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidadian Pro League club San Juan Jabloteh has been slapped with a US$5 000 fine and their home venue has been put on six months probation, following an ugly brawl at the end of a Caribbean Football Union Club Champions match last month .

‘I don’t plan on retiring,’  says Hugh Ross

‘I don’t plan on retiring,’ says Hugh Ross

By Floyd Christie Guyana’s most renowned bodybuilder Hugh Ross says he doesn’t plan on retiring and in a recent interview with Stabroek Sport he elaborated on his recent accomplishments and his future plans for the sport in the competitive arena .

Lethargic Windies crash out without a whimper

GROS ISLET, St Lucia, CMC – A listless West Indies crashed to a humiliating six-wicket loss to Australia, as their dreams of a semi-final spot in the World Twenty20 Championship faded into oblivion yesterday .

Sri Lanka sink India with last ball six

GROS ISLET, (Reuters) - India were humiliatingly knocked out of the Twenty20 World Cup yesterday when a  last-ball six from Sri Lanka’s Chamara Kapugedera condemned them  to their third straight defeat in the Super Eight stage .

WIBA bantamweight title rematch ‘I will not leave any decision to the judges,’ says ‘Sexy Panther’

By Marlon Munroe Corinne Van Ryck De Groot promises to knockout Guyana’s world bantamweight champion Shondel ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred when they clash in their rematch on May 22 at the Princess Hotel .

Federer shines amid sunny spells in Magic Box

MADRID, (Reuters) - World number one Roger Federer  began the defence of his Madrid Masters crown with a 6-2 7-6  morale-boosting dismissal of Benjamin Becker in the second round  yesterday .

Bravo, Baker propel Windies A to third straight win

DHAKA, Bangladesh, CMC – Left-handed stroke-maker Darren Bravo reeled off a pulsating, unbeaten century to catapult West Indies A to a crushing 81-run defeat of South Africa A in the third match of their Tri-Nation Limited Overs match yesterday .



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