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Smith, Theophile lead strong Windwards reply

GROS-ISLET, St. Lucia, CMC – A boundary-studded half-century from Devon Smith in an enterprising century stand with fellow opener Tyrone Theophile, led a bold reply for Windward Islands following strong batting from Jamaica in the Headley/Weekes Trophy Final here yesterday.

Gizmos and Gadgets renew sponsorship of RHTYSC

Gizmos and Gadgets Marketing Manager Divya Sieudarsan hands over sponsorship to RHTYSC Secretary/CEO Hilbert Foster.

Georgetown’s Gizmos and Gadgets Thursday last renewed its sponsorship of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTY&SC) first-division 2014 team by pumping in $275,000 along with trophies and electronic gadgets valued $100,000.00 for the club’s 24th annual awards ceremony.

Everest falls to GNIC despite Chanderpaul’s half century

Tagenarine Chanderpaul

Everest Cricket Club (ECC) lost to the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) by 15 runs despite an unbeaten half-century from national player Tagenarine Chanderpaul as action continued Saturday in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Carib Beer T20 first division cricket competition at ECC ground, Carifesta Avenue.

Obama denounces reported comments by NBA team owner as ‘racist’

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said yesterday that comments reported to have been made by the owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers basketball team were “incredibly offensive racist statements.” The NBA is investigating an audio recording posted online of Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not to post photographs of herself with black people and not to bring African-Americans to Clippers games, league officials said on Saturday.

NBA investigating if Clippers owner made racist comments on tape

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – NBA officials are reviewing an audio recording posted online of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not to post photographs of herself with black people and not to bring African-Americans to Clippers games, a league spokesman said on Saturday.

Smith half-century keeps CSK on winning run

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, CMC – West Indies Twenty20 opener Dwayne Smith extended his good form in the Indian Premier League, blasting a half-century to power Chennai Super Kings to a five-wicket win over Darren Sammy’s Sunrisers Hyderabad here yesterday.

Matthias survives no confidence motion

GFF President Christopher Matthias (centre) posing with FIFA Developmental Officer Howard McIntosh (right) and CONCACAF Legal Advisor Bruce Blake following the conclusion of the congress (Orlando  Charles photo)

– Decides to reconvene Congress in 45 days to settle differences with disgruntled associations It was courage under fire as Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias survived a no-confidence motion during the entity’s ordinary congress yesterday at the Regency Suites Hotel, resulting in the congress being scheduled to reconvene in 45 days.

Pybus or bust!

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-WICB cannot allow Richard Pybus’s plans to professionalize the regional first-class season go the way of the Patterson report   ANOTHER unsatisfactory West Indies first-class season ends this weekend.