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Stoudemire scorches Lakers as Suns win Game Three

PHOENIX, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns turned up the  heat in the Western Conference finals by beating the Los  Angeles Lakers 118-109 in Game Three on Sunday .

GKF Kata and Kumite competitions…Bovells, Leah  Shariff wow crowd

GKF Kata and Kumite competitions…Bovells, Leah Shariff wow crowd

Ashton Bovell showed that skill rather than size is what counts as he dominated the male six-to-eight-years-old category in both the kata and kumite competitions when the Guyana Karate Federation (GKF) held its 2010 National Junior Karate Championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall last weekend .

Jamaica violence may force rescheduling of matches-WICB

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, (Reuters) - The final one-day  international and the first test between West Indies and South  Africa next month could be moved from Kingston to another  Caribbean island due to violence in the Jamaican capital .

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Sammy hits fastest ODI 50 for Windies in losing effort

NORTH SOUND, Antigua (Reuters) - South Africa  overcame a sizzling late innings blitz by Darren Sammy to take a  2-0 lead in the one-day international series against the West  Indies today .

‘Futsal is here to complement soccer’

‘Futsal is here to complement soccer’

-says FIFA’s KonstinBy Floyd ChristieThe participants of the recently concluded International Football Federation (FIFA) Futsal coaching course were yesterday presented with tokens and certificates of participation at the Transport Sports Club .

Christopher calls for a shakeup of CABA

President of the St .

Twenty20 international spices up Florida suburb

LAUDERHILL, Florida,  (Reuters) - With the smell of  Jamaican jerk chicken and Indian biryani wafting through  stands, New Zealand beat Sri Lanka by 28 runs in the first  official international between two test playing nations in the  United States .

New kits for South Africa

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – South Africa’s authorities dispatched its procurement officer to the Caribbean on Friday to ensure the Proteas had a replacement playing kit ahead of the One-day International series with West Indies, which started on Saturday in Antigua .

Venus dazzles as sun beats down in Paris

PARIS, (Reuters) - The sun beat down from a cloudless  Parisian sky yesterday as the French Open began with a sultry Venus Williams raising the on-court temperature and French favourite Jo-Wilfried Tsonga almost getting caught cold .

Bolt trots 19.76 for debut Diamond League victory

SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Usain Bolt marked his debut in the IAAF Diamond League yesterday, with another comfortable victory in the men’s 200 metres at the Olympic Football Stadium here .

Celtics smother Orlando for 3-0 series lead

BOSTON, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics tightened  their grip on the Eastern Conference finals with a crushing  94-71 win over the Orlando Magic on Saturday .

Windies aim to improve against Proteas – 2nd ODI

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies will seek to break the stride of South Africa in the second One-day International today at the Vivian Richards Cricket Ground .

Of chokers and underperformers

Our Opinion It’s difficult not to get fed up with the West Indies cricket team these days .

Nash, Walton come to the rescue of West Indies-A – 1st day, 2nd “Test”

SAVAR, Bangladesh, CMC – Brendan Nash warmed-up for higher intensity battles, and Chadwick Walton enhanced his reputation with important half-centuries that drew West Indies-A out of a tailspin against Bangladesh-A in their second and final “unofficial” Test yesterday .

Hamilton charged over Melbourne street stunt

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Former world champion Lewis  Hamilton has been charged with ‘intentional loss of control of  a motor vehicle’ after performing a stunt in his Mercedes road  car on a public street at the Australian Grand Prix in March .

England’s Collingwood and Broad to miss Bangladesh tests

LONDON, (Reuters) - Twenty20 World Cup winning captain Paul Collingwood and bowler Stuart Broad will miss  England’s test series with Bangladesh starting at Lord’s on Thursday, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said .

Cuban fined $100,000 for violating anti-tampering rules

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Dallas Mavericks owner Mark  Cuban has been fined $100,000 for violating the NBA’s  anti-tampering rules over comments he made about Cleveland  Cavaliers’ LeBron James, the league said on Saturday .

Conquerors get fruitful  sponsorship from Guyana  Beverage Company

Conquerors get fruitful sponsorship from Guyana Beverage Company

One of Georgetown’s top football clubs Fruta Conquerors on Friday received over a million dollars in gear from the Guyana Beverage Company (GBC) .

Eyes on clock as Bolt launches Diamond League campaign

SHANGHAI, China, CMC – Jamaican sprint wonder Usain Bolt will make his long-awaited debut in the IAAF Diamond League here today, headlining a star-studded cast that will take centre stage at the Golden Grand Prix .

Amla, de Villiers condemn Windies to third straight loss

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Struggling West Indies continued their wretched slump with a comprehensive 66-run defeat to South Africa in the opening One-Day International of the five-match series here yesterday .

‘Bring It’ T20 World Cup a ripping success

Acclaim for the World Twenty20 championship has echoed from every quarter .

Fernandes captures U-13 title

Fernandes captures U-13 title

Taylor Fernandes captured her first national squash  title when she defeated Larissa Wiltshire 3-2 to win the girls’ under 13 category as the Woodpecker Products sponsored national junior championships ended last Sunday .

Different call for Shillingford

After 10 years blocked from West Indies selection mainly by a suspect action, Shane Shillingford has come into the reckoning for the current home series against South Africa .

Leon Moore rated number  three in the world by WBA

Leon Moore rated number three in the world by WBA

Guyana’s bantamweight champion and multiple holder of international boxing titles Leon ‘Hurry Up” Moore has leapt to number three in the world ratings .

National Independence Youth Week  Junior Karate C/ships kick off today

National Independence Youth Week Junior Karate C/ships kick off today

Scores of young karatekas are expected to converge today at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall for the 2010 National Independence Youth Week Junior Karate Championships which gets underway from 11am .

Brilliant Milito fires Inter to European glory

MADRID,  (Reuters) - Inter Milan reached the summit of  European soccer for the first time in 45 years when Diego Milito scored two superb goals to give them a 2-0 win over Bayern  Munich in the Champions League final yesterday .

Guyana to be  represented at  Hampton Games

Guyana to be represented at Hampton Games

-  Games to clash with CAC JuniorsBy Tamica Garnett Following its postponement because of general elections, the Hampton International Games will now be held from July 2 – 4 at the Hasley Crawford Stadium, Trinidad and Tobago .

Samuels hints at form with half-century as Jamaica win again

LAUDERHILL, Florida, CMC – Batsman Marlon Samuels struck a half-century and grabbed two wickets to help fire Jamaica to a solid 47-run victory over United States in their Twenty20 game here yesterday .

Burnett, Ferris in “mesmo tempo” finish

Guyana’s international track star Marian Burnett has, again, run herself into the history books by being part of the seventh known, all-time photo-finish of an international middle distance or greater race .

Munroe, Taylor-Trim for World Youth Olympics in Singapore

Munroe, Taylor-Trim for World Youth Olympics in Singapore

By Tamica GarnettGeneral Secretary of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Godfrey Munroe and Mayfield Taylor-Trim, Counsel Member of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG)  along with Dr Karen Pilgrim are the officials who will accompany Guyana’s four member team to the inaugural World Youth Championships in Singapore later this year .

Pollard fined for run-in with Steyn

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Hard-hitting West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard has been slapped with a fine for his run-in with South African fast bowler Dale Steyn during the second Twenty20 International here Thursday .

Windies seeking turnaround as ODI series starts

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies will seek a drastic turnaround in fortunes when they face South Africa in the opening One-Day International of the five-match series here today .

St. Lucia’s amateur boxers for Goodwill tour of Guyana

St. Lucia’s amateur boxers for Goodwill tour of Guyana

A team of amateur boxers from St Lucia is expected here for a Goodwill tour of Guyana sometime later this year .

Trophy Stall doubles winners receive prizes

Trophy Stall doubles winners receive prizes

Winners of the Trophy Stall Doubles Tennis Tournament were yesterday presented with their trophies when the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) held the  presentation ceremony in the Cambo Room of the Georgetown Sports Club .

Dowlin, Shillingford omissions raise speculation of Test spots

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Batsman Travis Dowlin and off-spinner Shane Shillingford have been omitted from a 14-man West Indies A squad for next month’s tour of England and Ireland, prompting speculation they will be part of the selection shakeup for the three-Test series against South Africa .



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