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McCullum, bowlers help NZ level T20 series v England

HAMILTON, (Reuters) - Captain Brendon McCullum led the way with the bat while his bowlers produced a disciplined display to beat England by 55 runs in the second Twenty20 international at Seddon Park yesterday and level the three-match series .

Shorthanded Spurs still too much for Bulls

(Reuters) - The San Antonio Spurs took to the court without three of their top scorers to face Chicago on Monday but still had too much fire power for the Bulls, pulling out a 103-89 victory to pick up their 13th win in 14 games .

Charles links improved batting to HPC stint

BRISBANE, Australia,  CMC- West Indies opener Johnson Charles says his stint at the Sagicor High Performance centre (HPC) has significantly improved his batting and resulted in his maiden century in the final One Day International (ODI) match against Australia last weekend .

Berbice test cricketers billboard unveiled

A billboard honouring seventeen Guyanese cricketers from the Ancient County of Berbice was recently unveiled by ANSA McAl Trading and officially handed over to the Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) .

Nigerian champions welcomed home as heroes

ABUJA,  (Reuters) - Nigeria arrived home yesterday to wild celebrations as tens of thousands lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their heroes after the team ended a 19-year wait to win the African Nations Cup at the weekend .

K&S fetes under-13 football winners

K&S fetes under-13 football winners

-aims to balance sport and academics as it expands

The Kashif and Shanghai (K&S) Organisation says it is committed to creating the perfect balance between sport and academics as it aims to help turn out cultured individuals .

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

LAUSANNE,  (Reuters) - Wrestling was left in a state of shock after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a surprise recommendation today to drop the sport from the 2020 Games .

Gibson rates Pollard as test debut looms

BRISBANE, Australia,  CMC- West Indies Head Coach Ottis Gibson has praised big hitting West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard for demonstrating composure to score a century in the fourth One-Day against Australia .

Merlene Ottey to receive an honorary doctorate degree

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC- Jamaica’s undisputed queen of sprint, Merlene Ottey, is to be awarded with an honorary doctorate degree from the University of Technology (UTech) .

Wrestling in shock as IOC wields Games axe

LAUSANNE,  (Reuters) - Wrestling was left in a state of shock after the International Olympic Committee (IOC) made a surprise recommendation today to drop the sport from the 2020 Games .

Gayle happy to be fit again as World Champs face Aussies in one-off T20

(WICB) Brisbane, Australia – Chris Gayle is ready to return to his spot at the top of the batting order for West Indies and he is looking to make an impact in the one-off T20 International against Australia at the Gabba .

Government awaiting date for  hearing of contempt of court  charge against GCB officials

Government awaiting date for hearing of contempt of court charge against GCB officials

-Attorney General Anil Nandlall

Attorney General Anil Nandlall yesterday said he was awaiting a date from the High Court on when proceedings will start in the contempt of court motion filed against several officials purporting to be the executive of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) .

Wilson will contest GFF  elections once nominated

Wilson will contest GFF elections once nominated

-All executive positions to be contested

Acting president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson has signalled his intention to run for of president of the GFF when that body stages its annual general meeting in April .

Richard Ishmael, Carmel and  New Campbellville Schools  secure Milo Cup wins

Richard Ishmael, Carmel and New Campbellville Schools secure Milo Cup wins

A double from Richard Ishmael’s Ray Stanton powered the aforementioned institution to a crushing 6-1 victory over Sophia Special School in the latest round of the Milo U20 schools football tournament .

Victoria Eagles edge Melanie ‘B’ 1-0

Victoria Eagles edge Melanie ‘B’ 1-0

An Alden Lawrence second half strike enabled Victoria Eagles to secure a hard-fought 1-0 victory over a determined Melanie B unit on Sunday in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets East Coast leg at the Haslington Market Square .

Headquarters make clean sweep of Brummell  10/10 softball  competitions

Headquarters make clean sweep of Brummell 10/10 softball competitions

Headquarters male and female softball teams defeated their respective opponents in the finals of the Leroy Brummell 10/10 softball competitions Sunday at the Police Sports Club ground .

Sport Policy is being implemented

Sport Policy is being implemented

—Says Minister Dr. Frank Anthony

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Dr .

Harlequin back,  wins 800m

Harlequin back, wins 800m

Despite a three-month lay-off University of Guyana Track and Field Club athlete, Wayne Harlequin, won gold in the men’s invitational 800m at the Leroy Brummell fun day at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .

Late wickets put Windwards in sight of win

GROS ISLET, St Lucia,  CMC – Windward Islands were in a position to force a win on today’s final day after three quick wickets late Monday gave them control of their first round encounter against Combined Campuses and Colleges in the Regional Four-Day Championship .

DCC mourns the loss of patron

The president and members of the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) are saddened at the passing of the distinguished Professor Aubrey Bishop, retired Chancellor of the Judiciary, who served as the club’s patron since 1993 .



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