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P&P cycling programme set for National Park Saturday

The 10th annual P&P Insurance Brothers, Consultancy and Travel Agency cycling programme,  organized by National Cycle Coach Hassan Mohamed pedals off Saturday at the National Park Circuit .

NCN to give World Cup football matches priority

NCN to give World Cup football matches priority

Cricket might be the national game but when it comes to World Cup football the National Communications Network (NCN) will be giving the latter top priority .

‘Mystery Lady’ to fight for another world title in different weight class

-Holland to promote fightShondell ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred will get a chance to win another world title in a different weight class in September or October this year against Ava ‘Lady of Boxing’ Knight .

No walkover!

- Ray Allen breaks NBA Finals three-point record as Boston slaps LakersLOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics stunned the Los Angeles Lakers 103-94 in Game Two of the NBA Finals on Sunday, seizing home-court advantage in the series on the back of a scintillating display of long-range shooting from Ray Allen .

GDF marches off with Mayor’s  Cup spoils

GDF marches off with Mayor’s Cup spoils

A long, exciting evening of football ended with a penalty shoot out victory for the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) team over Santos in the final of the annual Mayor’s Cup tournament Sunday night at the Georgetown Football club (GFC) Ground .

Alfred says hard work paid off,  hopes for reward from government

Alfred says hard work paid off, hopes for reward from government

- Victory is for women who believe in themselves Guyana’s Shondell “Mystery Lady” Alfred says her victory last Saturday night is for all Guyanese especially women who need to believe in themselves .

Aranguez and Bamboo declared joint winners amidst heavy showers

The finals of the Trinidad & Tobago National One-day League between arch rivals Aranguez and Bamboo Sports ended in an anti-climax when rain had the final say .

India recall regulars for Asia Cup in Sri Lanka

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - India have recalled several  first-choice players for this month’s Asia Cup one-day  competition in Sri Lanka after the team’s disappointing  performance in a tri-series in Zimbabwe .

FIFA’s World Cup match schedule

FIFA’s World Cup match schedule

Following is the match schedule for this year’s FIFA world Cup football tournament in South Africa which begins on Friday with host South Africa opposing Mexico and ends on July 11 with the final .

Robinho and Kaka on target in Brazil rout

DAR-ES-SALAAM, (Reuters) - Robinho scored twice and Kaka was also on target as Brazil routed Tanzania 5-1 yesterday  in their last friendly before the World Cup .

Cameroon can outdo class of 1990, Le Guen says

YAOUNDE, (Reuters) - Cameroon’s players are capable  of taking the team beyond the World Cup quarter-finals,  surpassing the country’s 1990 performance, coach Paul Le Guen  said yesterday .

Rain wrecks Windies A run chase and forces stalemate

CARDIFF, Wales, CMC – Rain ruined a potentially dramatic West Indies A run chase yesterday, forcing a disappointing draw in their three-day first class tour match against Glamorgan at the SWALEC Stadium .

Hunte calls for support as HPC launched in style

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The long-awaited Sagicor West Indies High Performance Centre was officially launched in grand style here Sunday evening, with West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte urging the Caribbean to throw their support behind the venture .

Nanthan elated by Shillingford’s selection

ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Dominica Cricket Association president, Emmanuel Nanthan has welcomed the call-up of off-spinner Shane Shillingford to the West Indies squad .

Six-year old  Clarkston aims to  be C/bean U-10 champ

Six-year old Clarkston aims to be C/bean U-10 champ

By Floyd Christie At the age of six when most girls are playing with dolls Nevaeh Clarkston plays with a racquet and a ball .

Veteran Cush plays key role as US lift T20 trophy

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – Veteran Guyanese all-rounder Lennox Cush failed with the bat but played a key role in the United States winning the World Cricket League Americas Region Division One Twenty20 tournament at the National Sports Centre Sunday .

Cellink puts up $450,000 to support RHTY&SC magazine

The Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T) Company through its Cellink brand will co-sponsor the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) Annual Youth Review Magazine for the seventh successive year .

Hand-In-Hand covers boxer for CAC Games

Hand-In-Hand covers boxer for CAC Games

Hand-In-Hand Group of Companies chipped in to assist the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) to ensure that one of their six boxers for the CAC Games in Puerto Rico is covered .

Monedderlust and Rosignol United to battle in final

Monedderlust will face Rosignol in the final of the Berbice Football Association (BFA) organized Coca Cola knockout tournament on Saturday at the Blairmont Community Development Centre Ground .

Deadly finish!

Deadly finish!

—Shondell Alfred made sure the judges were not involed this time in her rematch with Corinne Van Ryck De Groot It ended in one minute and 24 seconds of the fourth round .

GCB bracing for packed second half

GCB bracing for packed second half

By Tamica GarnettWith the first half rapidly coming to a close, the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) is bracing itself for a packed second half which will feature participation by representative national teams in the regional Twenty20, Under-19 and women’s tournaments .

Giftland donates volleyballs to GVF

Giftland donates volleyballs to GVF

Giftland OfficeMax on Friday donated a quantity of volleyballs to the Guyana Volleyball Federation (GVF) .

Cunningham scores fifth round TKO over Ross

Cunningham scores fifth round TKO over Ross

Steve Cunningham scored a fifth round TKO victory Saturday night to clinch the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) Cruiserweight Title .

Guysuco Training Centre progress to semi finals

Guysuco Training Centre progress to semi finals

The Guysuco Training Centre (GTC) volleyball team of Berbice advanced to the semi finals of the Aracari Beach Volleyball Classic when the four-a-side competition commenced last Saturday at the Aracari Resort, West Coast Demerara .

Caribbean champion Edghill sweeps three titles

Caribbean champion Edghill sweeps three titles

Caribbean girls’ Under-13 singles champion Chelsea Edghill swept to three titles as the National Sports Commission sponsored annual Independence table tennis tournament continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Lara spot-on in charity match

MANCHESTER, England, CMC – West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara netted from the penalty spot in a winning effort for the Rest of the World over England yesterday at Old Trafford .

Baker, Tonge revive Windies-A

CARDIFF, Wales,  CMC – Steady bowling from Lionel Baker and Gavin Tonge helped West Indies-A fight back, after they conceded a healthy first innings lead in their three-day, tour match against Glamorgan yesterday .

England crush Bangladesh inside three days

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - England thrashed  Bangladesh by an innings and 80 runs inside three days at Old  Trafford yesterday as the tourists were bowled out for just 123 after being asked to follow on .

Hikers pip GCC men’s team  7-6 in Mr Topper’s hockey

Hikers pip GCC men’s team 7-6 in Mr Topper’s hockey

By Tamica Garnett A preview of the final was unveiled Friday night when Hikers and GCC clashed in a first-division match of the Mr .

Brown wrecks Glamorgan but Windies A tumble late

CARDIFF, Wales, CMC – Leg-spinner Odean Brown’s five-wicket haul restricted Glamorgan to a modest total but the loss of two quick wickets in the late exchanges left West Indies A in strife on the opening day of their three-day first class match yesterday .

Singh, Clarkston win  under-10 categories

Singh, Clarkston win under-10 categories

By Floyd Christie Pint-sized six-year-old Nevaeh Clarkston seemed hardly  intimidated by her older opponents yesterday as she served up an impressive performance to win two categories as the National Sports Commission (NSC) Indep-endence Table Tennis Tour-nament continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Mayor’s Cup knockout tournament…New champion to be crowned tonight

A new Mayor’s Cup champion will be crowned tonight when the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) and Santos Football Clubs go head-to-head in the final at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground from 8 .

Blind cricketers depart for regional tournament

Blind cricketers depart for regional tournament

The national blind cricket team departed Guyana yesterday for the West Indies Blind Cricket Council Regional Tournament which bowls off today in Barbados .

Somerset contract rules Pollard out of England tour

- Fudadin to stay onBRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – West Indies A will have to do without the services of the big-hitting Kieron Pollard for their tour of England .



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