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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 .

Simmons hoping to court selectors with runs against Proteas

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – All eyes will be on out-of-favour West Indies batsman Lendl Simmons when Trinidad and Tobago clash with South Africa in a two-day tour match starting here today .

Drosselmeyer wins Belmont Stakes

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Drosselmeyer unleashed a  devastating late sprint to win yesterday’s 142nd running of the  $1 million Belmont Stakes, the third final and final leg of  US racing’s famed Triple Crown .

Schiavone paints Paris red, white and green

PARIS,  (Reuters) - Francesca Schiavone turned Roland Garros into a little corner of her beloved Milan yesterday when the feisty Italian grasped the biggest moment of her career with both hands to win the French Open .

Nadal wants title rather than revenge or ranking

PARIS, (Reuters) - Forget revenge or number one  rankings, all Rafael Nadal will care about today against Sweden’s Robin Soderling will be reclaiming his French Open title .

Lakers team work coolly plotted out by ‘Zen Master’ Jackson

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - Professorial in demeanour  and as laidback as a Californian surfer in his approach, Los  Angeles Lakers coach Phil Jackson has always instilled a great  sense of calmness and confidence in his teams .

Sultans of bling

Cozier on SundayWest Indies cricket continues to self destruct .

Bangladesh collapse after another Iqbal century

MANCHESTER, England,  (Reuters) -  A dramatic batting  collapse turned the second and final Test England’s way at Old  Trafford after Bangladesh opener Tamim Iqbal crashed his second  exhilarating century in as many matches yesterday .

BFA Coca Cola finalists to be known tonight

The semi-finals of the Berbice Football Association (BFA) Coca Cola knockout tournament kicks off today at the Blairmont Community Centre Ground  with the four remaining teams battling for spots in the final .

O’Neil, Blackman urged to keep pawing for tonight

O’Neil, Blackman urged to keep pawing for tonight

The only bit of drama at last night’s weigh-in at the Princess Hotel was the pawing between Gwendolyn `Stealth Bomber’ O’Neil and Veronica Blackman .

Troy Ross challenges for World title

Troy Ross challenges for World title

Guyana-born boxer Troy Ross will tonight take on Steve Cunningham for the International Boxing Federation (IBF) cruiserweight title in Mecklenburg, Germany .

Amit Mookram, Jeremy Singh reach final

Amit Mookram, Jeremy Singh reach final

-Annual Independence TT tourney serves off The National Sports Commission (NSC) commenced its Annual Independence Table Tennis Tournament yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with preliminary round matches in the 10 years and under boys’ categories .

DDL Topco Juice Open Chess Tourney starts today

DDL Topco Juice Open Chess Tourney starts today

The Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) second annual Topco Juice Chess Tournament, organized by the Guyana Chess Federation, gets underway today at Kei-shar’s Sports Club from 2pm .

Registration close today for GBTI Open

The much-anticipated 2010 Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open Tennis Tournament is set for June 11 – 25 at the GBTI courts, Kaieteur Road, Bel Air Park .

Selectors to name A team replacement for Pascal

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – West Indies selectors are expected to name a replacement this weekend to join the A team in England after fast bowler Nelon Pascal was called up for the first Test against South Africa .

Belmont celebrations mask racing’s money troubles

NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The connections of the horse  that wins today’s $1 million Belmont Stakes may not be the  only ones struggling to contain their emotions when the final  leg of the Triple Crown is over .

Pascal, Shillingford in line for Test debuts as Taylor limps out

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Fast bowler Nelon Pascal and off-spinner Shane Shillingford are poised to make their West Indies debuts after being named yesterday in a 14-man squad for next week’s first Test against South Africa .



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