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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 .

Dominant Tendulkar boosts Mumbai

Mumbai Indians 174 for 5 (Tendulkar 89*, Watson 3-37) beat Rajasthan Royals 137 for 8 (Dole 30, Zaheer 2-17) by 37 runs Sahin Tendulkar shored up Mumbai Indians yet again with his fifth half-century of the IPL which all but guaranteed Mumbai a place in the semi-final and took him to the top of the run-charts in the tournament .

Delhi crumble on crumbling Kotla pitch

Kings XI Punjab 112 for 3 (Jayawardene 38, Collingwood 2-19) beat Delhi Daredevils 111 (Irfan 3-24, Chawla 2-16) by seven wickets The Feroz Shah Kotla track was back to its Champions League shenanigans, and Kings XI Punjab, having seen Delhi Daredevils fail to read its nature soon enough, kept their heads in what seemed a meagre chase on paper, also keeping alive their remotest of outside chance to make it to the semis .

Windies women’s captain Aguilleira confident ahead of championship

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Merissa Aguilleira hopes to use the unpredictable nature of Twenty20s to spur West Indies Women to an upset victory in the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup next month in the Caribbean .

Berto KOs former champion Quintana in ‘Fight for Haiti’

SUNRISE, Florida, CMC – Unbeaten Andre Berto put the brakes on Carlos Quintana in the eighth round to recapture the World Boxing Council welterweight title on Saturday at the Bank Atlantic Center here .

Duncan powers Spurs to big win over Nuggets

DENVER, (Reuters) - The San Antonio Spurs turned up the defensive pressure to beat the Denver Nuggets 104-85 on Saturday night, giving them a chance of avoiding the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers in the first round of the playoffs .

RHTYSC hands over boxing equipment to Central Gym

RHTYSC hands over boxing equipment to Central Gym

Boxing became the latest sport in Berbice to benefit from the assistance of Guyana’s leading Youth and Sports Club, Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) when they handed over $300,000 worth of equipment to the Central Boxing Gym .

United title hopes hit by draw at Blackburn

LONDON, (Reuters) - Manchester United suffered a third major blow in eight days yesterday when a 0-0 draw at Blackburn Rovers damaged their hopes of claiming a fourth consecutive Premier League title .

Martina sets world-leading time in 100m

EL PASO, Texas, CMC – Churandy Martina set a World-leading time, and won the men’s 100 metres at the University of Texas El Paso Invitational on Saturday at Kidd Field .

Jessica Stephenson makes  big waves after surviving  rough waters

Jessica Stephenson makes big waves after surviving rough waters

By Marlon Munroe Every race is just like starting over, says gold-medallist swimmer Jessica Stephenson, even after a win .

GCA/Digicel T20…Deokie smashes first ton  as Everest play unbeaten

GCA/Digicel T20…Deokie smashes first ton as Everest play unbeaten

-Johnson spearheads wins for GCCEverest Cricket Club’s (ECC) Abilash Deokie smashed the first century of the Georgetown Cricket Assoc-iation Digicel Twenty20 tournament at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday .

Kashif and Shanghai Kings  lift LABA under-21 title

Kashif and Shanghai Kings lift LABA under-21 title

- defeat Victory Valley RoyalsKashif and Shanghai Kings are the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) under 21 champions after defeating Victory Valley Royals 63-60 in the much anticipated final on Friday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hard court .

Dejected Simmons planning to fight his way back

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Young West Indies all-rounder Lendl Simmons says he is disappointed at being left out of the West Indies senior and A team squads but is determined to fight his way back into the selectors’ frame .

Edgill and Duff qualify for Cadet Championships in Dominican Republic

Chelsea Edgill and Jamaal Duff have qualified for the Cadet Championships in the Dominican Republic in September after they copped gold and silver respectively at the Caribbean Pre-cadet table tennis championships in Utuado, Puerto Rico last week .

Injury puts Moore’s world  title quest on hold

Injury puts Moore’s world title quest on hold

Leon ‘Hurry Up’ Moore’s quest to capture a world title continues to be put on hold as he slowly recovers from a hand injury he sustained during his recent successful challenge for the WBA Pan Asian Boxing Association (PABA) Super Bantamweight title .

WANTED: Genuine pacers

A sequence of events these past few weeks have accentuated, on the one hand, the desperate efforts to unearth new tearaway fast bowlers and, on the other, the absence, in that quest, of the host of West Indians from previous generations who made our cricket as strong and as respected as it was .

Sizzling Mickelson leads as Woods fights back

AUGUSTA, Georgia, (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson snatched a one-shot lead in yesterday’s third round of the U .

Suman, bowlers keep Deccan alive

(Cricinfo) Deccan Chargers continued to climb up the points table by beating Chennai Super Kings comprehensively by six wickets at their “home” venue in Nagpur to draw level with Royal Challengers Bangalore, Kolkata Knight Riders and the losing side .

Bolt, Stewart to contest Invitational but MVP athletes out

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Sprint sensation Usain Bolt has been confirmed to run the 200 metres at next month’s JN Jamaica International Invitational, but there will be no Asafa Powell or World and Olympic sprint champion Shelly-Ann Fraser .

All-round Bangalore crush Kolkata

(Cricinfo) Royal Challengers Bangalore were inspired by their bowlers and a delightful half-century from Rahul Dravid in a seven-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders that propelled them to second place in the points table .

Isinbayeva to take indefinite break from sport Isinbayeva to take indefinite break from sport

MONACO, (Reuters) - Olympic pole vault champion Yelena Isinbayeva said yesterday she would take an indefinite break from competition .

ICC T20 World Cup

ICC T20 World Cup

Security measures for Guyana leg well advanced - Slowe By Floyd ChristieSecurity arrangements for the Guyana leg of the ICC Twenty20 World Championship are well advanced with over 300 personnel set to be involved in providing security at the stadium, according to Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Slowe .

Out-of-favour Dowlin returns as A team captain

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Overlooked for the recent one-day series against Zimbabwe, Travis Dowlin was Friday named to lead the West Indies A side against the touring Africans later this month .

Lyght leads DCC to easy win over Police

Lyght leads DCC to easy win over Police

-GCC, Everest and GDF also record wins Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) pulled off an easy victory against Police Sports Club (PSC) yesterday at the DCC ground as the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Digicel 20/20 tournament got off to an exciting start .



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