Paul George apologises for Twitter remarks

(The Sports Xchange) – Indiana Pacers forward Paul George apologized yesterday for insensitive remarks made via Twitter in reaction to the NFL announcing the indefinite suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.

Overseas footballers welcomed – Cornette

…but national programme should focus on local players

Oswald Cornette

Golden Jaguars custodian Oswald Cornette said while overseas players should be allowed to feature within the national setup, the focus of the national programme should be on the long term development of the local players.

Five GCA matches planned for weekend

-keen contest likely between GNIC and GCC

Former West Indies player Clyde Butts of GNIC and Vishal Singh of GCC are expected to play key roles for their teams in the GCA competition.

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competition continues this weekend with five matches set for venues across the city. Four games will be played in the Hadi’s World Incorporated First Division level in two tournaments and one Noble House Seafoods Second Division two-day match.

Matthias pleased with young Jaguars showing

— says programme development driven as opposed to result driven

Christopher Matthias

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias said despite Guyana’s failure to qualify for the second round of the CFU Caribbean Qualification Cup he is pleased with the team’s performance in their first international outing.

A win is a win

—-but Windies need to shake off their lethargy

Tony Cozier

Says Tony Cozier   IT was nothing more than to be expected against opponents whose record of 69 defeats in their 84 Tests includes 36 by an innings.