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North Ruimveldt still unbeaten

North Ruimveldt still unbeaten

The North Ruimveldt basketball team remained unbeaten, proving that it is truly a ‘super ward’ in the Mackeson Super Ward Basketball Championships Tuesday night when they outscored Kitty-Campbellville 64-54 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Contracts signed for May 2 Friday Night fights

Boxers last Monday inked their contracts for the next installment of Friday Night Fights which has been rescheduled to May 2, at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Seamers set up Bangalore win

(Cricinfo) On a slow pitch that lacked bounce, Royal Challengers Bangalore restricted Rajasthan Royals to 130 before they knocked it off without much fuss to win a crucial encounter in Jaipur and with this win, Bangalore now move to second position in the points table .

FIFA launches World Cup supermarket tickets sale

JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - South African fans will be able to snap up half a million unsold World Cup tickets in cash after FIFA agreed yesterday to drop a ruling that they could only be bought online or through a ballot .

Injury rules Arafat out of World Twenty20

(Cricinfo) Pakistan allrounder Yasir Arafat has been ruled out of the ICC World Twenty20 in the West Indies later this month due to a calf injury, the captain Shahid Afridi has confirmed .

Bakewell Inter-Jamaat Softball Competition

The annual Bakewell-sponsored Muslim Youth Organization (MYO) of Guyana 15-overs Inter-Jamaat Softball Round Robin Cricket Competition commenced on Sunday at the MYO ground, Woolford Avenue, with three scheduled matches .

Porterfield eyeing win over Windies in 100th game

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Ireland captain William Porterfield is hoping Sabina Park can make his 100th appearance for his country a memorable one .

Chanderpaul century headlines big Windies win

Chanderpaul century headlines big Windies win

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored his 11th One-Day International century to lead West Indies to a massive 208-run win over Canada in the Jamaica Cricket Festival yesterday .

Spotlight will fall on corruption in FIFA at Miami conference

-British journalist to present dossier on ‘back room’ dealingsVirtually on the eve of the staging of June 11 to July 11, 2010 Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup Football Tournament in South Africa, the spotlight will fall once again on the dark clouds of corruption that have long hung over the world’s most popular sport .

Eastman/Wayne Harris bout in limbo

Eastman/Wayne Harris bout in limbo

By Marlon Munroe Now that the former British, Commonwealth and European middleweight champion, Howard Eastman has been remanded to prison until April 30 following a trafficking in narcotics charge, the Eastman/Wayne Harris bout is in limbo .

Afridi, Younis file appeals against PCB sanctions

(Cricinfo)Shahid Afridi and Younis Khan have filed official appeals against the punishments handed out to them by the PCB last month .

Nigel’s, IPA and H. Mohamed give financial boost to HRC Bodybuilding & Fitness Championship

As preparations  heighten for the second edition of the Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Bodybuilding & Fitness Championship, the organisers have received a further boost  to ensure a well run competition with the financial support of three business entities .

Straker comes out the winner

Straker comes out the winner

“It was a close finish,” newly crowned 1500m gold medallist Jevina Straker said of her feat at the recent Junior Carifta Games .

Women’s hockey squad  reduced to 19 for CAC Games

Women’s hockey squad reduced to 19 for CAC Games

With just three months remaining before the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, the Guyana Hockey Board (GHB) this week trimmed the national women’s squad to 19 players in preparation for the regional event .

Caribbean Netball Association U-16 ChampionshipsGuyana defeat Bermuda, draw against St. Kitts

- Dr Aaron-Parris elected  first VP of CNAGuyana’s national U-16 team began their Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) Under-16 Championship by defeating Bermuda and playing to a draw against St .

Memorex XI crowned Sunny Boy T20 softball champs   

Memorex XI crowned Sunny Boy T20 softball champs  

Memorex XI carted off the Sunny Boy Milk Powder T20 softball trophy after beating rivals Ariel XI by 14 runs in the final last Sunday at  Everest Cricket Club ground .

Pollard blasts Mumbai to big win against Delhi

(Cricinfo)  Kieron Pollard finally lived up to his bumper signing with a brutal innings that undermined what, for the most part, had been a spirited performance from Delhi’s bowlers, and confirmed Mumbai’s place in the final four .

Kaneria denies any role in match-fixing

(Cricinfo) Danish Kaneria, the Pakistan legspinner, has denied any involvement in the “match irregularities” that Essex Police are investigating, following allegations that are believed to centre around a televised Pro40 game during the last English season .

Organisers wooing corporate support for upcoming  karate championships

Organisers wooing corporate support for upcoming karate championships

By Marlon Munroe Plans are moving ahead for the 11th International Shotokan Federation (ISKF) Pan American Karate Championships scheduled for Guyana from August 15 to August 19, according to Sensei Jeffrey Wong .

Pour more resources into boxing

Pour more resources into boxing

-BlackmooreBy Marlon MunroeLocal boxing icon Lennox Blackmoore believes that more resources need to be put into the sport if it is to return to the high level it once was .

Republican and GDF gyms share top  honours at GABA championships

Republican and GDF gyms share top honours at GABA championships

The Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and the Republican Boxing gyms dominated the GABA National Novices Boxing Championships that concluded on Sunday night at the National Gymnasium .

Schools receive 4,800 free ICC World T20 tickets

Schools receive 4,800 free ICC World T20 tickets

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport in collaboration with the Education Ministry, West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) yesterday distributed 4,800 free tickets for the upcoming ICC World T20 Championship to 245 schools across Guyana .

Taylor not quite ready yet, says Gibson

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies head coach Otis Gibson believes pacer Jerome Taylor is still not ready for competitive cricket, less than three weeks before the start of the World Twenty20 Championship .

Wortmanville/Werk-en-Rust outdone by Central Mackenzie

The Mackeson Super Ward Basketball Championships continued last night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with a thrilling feature game between Central Mackenzie and Wortmanville/Werk-en-Rust with scores 67-58 in Mackenzie’s favour at the final buzzer .

Harmeet Singh, Rohit Sharma keep Deccan afloat

Deccan Chargers 151 for 6 (Rohit 51, Steyn 3-18) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 138 (Dravid 49, RP 2-21, Ojha 2-22, Harmeet 2-24) by 13 runsDeccan Chargers survived three huge blows in the first two overs of the match, and some more towards the end by Robin Uthappa, to keep alive their hopes of a semi-final berth .

Royston Crandon grabs 4/11 in T20

Guyanese all rounder Royston Crandon was the star performer for Moosai Sports but they still lost to University of T&T by 14 runs in the final preliminary round of the Carib Shield T20 competition on Wednesday .

Blyden riding high in T&T

Blyden riding high in T&T

Constantly overlooked cricketer Travis Blyden currently has the most runs for his professional team Rousillac United in Trinidad & Tobago in all forms of the game .

Different Strokes crowned champions

Guyana’s top junior players put on quite a show in the final round of the 2010 SMALTA Easter Junior Team Tournament at the Georgetown Club courts as the Different Strokes team held off a surprisingly tough challenge from Be Aggressive to claim the title .

Golyn and Sons softball cricket: Stabroek Market defeat Fashion Store

Stabroek Market continued their dominance over Fashion Store of Robb Street in the Golyn and Sons T20 softball cricket competition, when it came out on top by six runs in their semi-final match on Friday evening .

Albouystown/Charlestown deliver first blowout of Mackeson Super Ward

Albouystown/Charlestown deliver first blowout of Mackeson Super Ward

The Mackeson Super Ward Basketball Championships did not disappoint its patrons as it got underway Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with exciting basketball and flaunting cheerleaders .

Mickelson wins U.S. Masters

AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) – Phil Mickelson birdied four of the last seven holes to win his fourth major title, and a third Green Jacket, by three shots at the U .

Hornets victorious at Banks Rugby Competition

The Pepsi Hornets’ clinical performances in the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) season opener resulted in championship honours in the Banks DIH 7-a-side Ruby Competition at the National Park yesterday .

Western Tigers demolish Den Amstel

BK International Western Tigers and Santos Football Clubs moved on to the quarter-finals of the annual Mayor’s Cup Knockout Competition when they comfortably defeated their opponents at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground on Saturday .

Sammy leads from the front in Windies’ victory over Ireland – 1st T20

FALMOUTH, Jamaica, CMC – A handy all-round performance from Darren Sammy helped West Indies to a 31-run victory over Ireland in the first of their three Jamaica Cricket Festival Twenty20 matches yesterday .

Allicock, Singh shine on opening night of GABA championships

Keeve Allicock of Harpy Eagle Gym and Nandkumar Singh of Republican fought unbeaten on the opening night of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) National Novices Championship on Saturday at the National Gymnasium .

Three score centuries in Haier Cup

Three batsmen- Jaisindra Sookdeo, Chandi Narine and Jamal Hinckson- registered centuries yesterday as the second round of the Haier Cup second division 40-over tournament continued .

Sutton hattrick pilots Georgetown to 7-0 rout of Bartica

Jermine Sutton hammered home a hat-trick of goals as Georgetown crushed Bartica 7-0 in a Group One match of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF)  Inter Sub-Association Under-17 group playoff phase yesterday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground .



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