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Ministry and GTU reviewing recent National Schools Championships

The Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) on Wednesday began assessing the level of success attained at this year’s National Schools Championships held two weeks ago .

Lumumba threatens to pull Alpha United from K&S tourney

Lumumba threatens to pull Alpha United from K&S tourney

-six other clubs also lend supportThe pre-Kashif & Shanghai tournament drama took another twist yesterday when president of Alpha United Football Club Odinga Lumumba said that his club will not be participating unless there are better monetary rewards for the teams and players .

Guyanese lone newcomer in strong Windies squad for India

Guyanese lone newcomer in strong Windies squad for India

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Guyanese all-rounder June Ogle-Thomas is the only newcomer in a 14-member West Indies women’s squad named for next January’s tour of India .

Windies poised for upward movement in Test ratings

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Embattled West Indies could make a significant jump in the ICC Test Championship if they manage to pull off a series win over Sri Lanka on the current tour there .

$20.35M  squash courts awaiting floors and back walls

$20.35M squash courts awaiting floors and back walls

More than a month after it was scheduled for completion the $20 .

Seven local footballers for SK Wizards Trials

Seven local footballers for SK Wizards Trials

- Kashif and Shanghai supports .

Giftland renews partnership with K&S for 21st anniversary tourney

Giftland renews partnership with K&S for 21st anniversary tourney

For the fifth consecutive year Giftland OfficeMax will by supporting the annual Kashif and Shanghai football extravaganza which kicks off next month .

Chess Federation only gave warning letter to Meusa

Chess Federation only gave warning letter to Meusa

Executive members of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) have acknowledged that no formal correspondence was given to national chess champion Wendell Meusa notifying him of the commencement of a six-month suspension order against him .

Clarke fit for Australia, England confident

BRISBANE (Reuters) - Michael Clarke was declared fit on yesterday to play in the first bout of what promises to be a titanic Ashes tussle as Australia finally caught a break on the eve of the start of the five-test series against England .

Barcelona stroll to 3-0 win over Panathinaikos

ATHENS (Reuters) - Pedro Rodriguez scored in each half as Barcelona strolled into the Champions League last 16 as Group D winners with a 3-0 victory over Panathinaikos yesterday .

Pakistan’s Misbah and Azhar salvage draw

ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq shared a top-class rearguard partnership with Azhar Alias to help salvage a draw against South Africa in the second test as the series ended in stalemate yesterday .

Diamond League planning to introduce overall winners

RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) - The Diamond Leagues series hopes to increase its popularity by creating a new award for the top male and female athletes each season, a senior athletics official said yesterday .

WI lose grip after Sangakkara’s hundred

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies saw Sri Lanka seize the balance of power in the second Test yesterday, following Kumar Sangakkara’s 24th Test hundred before rain again interrupted the two sides .

Brown comes off bench to spark Lakers win

LOS ANGELES,  (Reuters) - Shannon Brown scored 21   points with hot shooting off the bench to spark the Los   Angeles Lakers to a 98-91 victory over the Chicago Bulls on  Tuesday .

Two-tier East Coast Scrabble Tournament slated for Sunday

The Guyana Association of Scrabble Players (GASP) will be hosting a two-tier East Coast Scrabble Tournament this Sunday at Playland, 70 Park Street, Enterprise .

Players who missed Guatemala game failed GFF screening process

Players who missed Guatemala game failed GFF screening process

-Klass debunks Adonis player rotation explanation

The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) engaged in one-on-one interviews with local players before deciding which players were qualified to submit visa applications at the United States of America Embassy here in Kingston .

WI’s grip weakened by partnership, weather

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka,  CMC – West Indies’ early gains in the second Test against Sri Lanka yesterday were eroded, following a half-century stand between Kumar Sangakkara and Thilan Samaraweera, and then fickle weather that prompted an early close .

Guyanese Dick voted ‘Cricketer of the Year’ in North Zone

Guyanese players continue to dominate cricket in Trinidad with David Dick  copping the Trinidad  and Tobago  Cricket Board’s North Zone Council ‘Cricketer of the Year’ award at its 30th awards ceremony over the weekend .

Roach happy to shoulder burden of Windies attack

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – Rookie speedster Kemar Roach says he is not deterred in any way by having to spearhead the West Indies bowling attack against Sri Lanka .

DCA backs Shillingford to rebound quickly

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominica Cricket Association president, Emmanuel Nanthan says the local cricketing fraternity is throwing its full support behind embattled West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford .

Church’s Chicken supporting Kashif and Shanghai 21st anniversary tournament

Church’s Chicken supporting Kashif and Shanghai 21st anniversary tournament

For the third year in succession Camex Restaurant Inc .

No date set yet for Namilco football final

No date set yet for Namilco football final

No new date has been set for the final of the fourth annual Namilco Football Festival .

Uneven floors at CASH causes cancellation of Int’l Hockey Festival

The Guyana Hockey Board (GCB) has cancelled this year’s hosting of its annual Diamond Mineral Water International Indoor Hockey Festival, due to a discrepancy regarding the floors of the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) where the event was expected to be held .

India bag series with an innings victory

NAGPUR, India, (Reuters) - New Zealand’s batsmen   surrendered meekly to the Indian bowlers in the second innings  on a turning day-four pitch at the Vidarbha Cricket  Association Stadium to give the hosts a 1-0 series win yesterday .

Statistics show Cook has personal point to prove

BRISBANE, (Reuters) - England opener Alastair Cook  knows he has a personal point to prove heading into the Ashes  series this week, with the statistics showing all too clearly  the problems he has had against Australia’s bowlers .

Federer supreme as Murray challenge fizzles out

LONDON, (Reuters) - Given the chance to put another  dent in Roger Federer’s armour yesterday, Andy Murray was  swatted aside as their top-billing round robin clash at the ATP  World Tour Finals turned into a romp for the majestic Swiss .

Mackeson Sweet 16 top performers receive awards

Winners of this year`s Mackeson Sweet 16 football tournament, BK International Western Tigers, yesterday  received their prizes in the conference room of Ansa Mc Al Limited .

FIFA approves GFF’s revised constitution

Amidst pressure from the world governing body of football, FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association), the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has revised its constitution, bringing it in line with the constitutional reforms required by FIFA .

Guinness Greatest of de Street…

Knockout round teams decidedThe preliminary round of the Guinness Greatest of the Street futsal competition concluded on Monday night at the Albouystown Basketball Court where four teams recorded victories in the four scheduled matches .

Wade struggles in return as Heat fall to Pacers

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Dwyane Wade’s return to the  lineup failed to spark the Miami Heat as they lost their second  successive game with a surprising 93-77 loss to the Indiana  Pacers on Monday .

Title-holders Guyana to open against Jamaica

Title-holders Guyana to open against Jamaica

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Reigning champions Guyana and powerhouses Jamaica will raise the curtain on the 2011 Caribbean Twenty20 Championship when they clash in the feature match of the doubleheader on January 10 next year .

Fifa vice-president Warner attacks BBC investigation

(BBC) Fifa vice-president Jack Warner has made a scathing attack on the BBC Panorama programme examining the bidding to stage the 2018 World Cup .

The Message pulls off narrow win over Night Crescendo

The Message pulls off narrow win over Night Crescendo

The Message of the Elcock Stable pulled off a narrow win in the feature B class race over rival Night Crescendo of the Crawford Stable in the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club season ending horse race meet on Sunday .

GFF not good for the game

GFF not good for the game

FIFA’s motto reads: “For The Good Of The Game .

Diamond Mineral Water cycle road race set for Sunday

The 11th annual Diamond Mineral Water 50 miles cycle road race is set for Sunday on the West Coast of Demerara .

Liu clears first hurdle on gold quest at Asian Games

GUANGZHOU, China (Reuters) - Former Olympic champion Liu Xiang raised a collective sigh of relief across China yesterday when he coasted to victory in his opening heat of the 110m hurdles to remain on track for his third straight Asian Games title .



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