Day, Fowler, Els and Dubuisson into last four

(Reuters) – Jason Day and Ernie Els advanced with relative ease while American Rickie Fowler and Frenchman Victor Dubuisson had to fight hard to reach the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship semi-finals in Marana, Arizona yesterday.

National, Rest teams play to tame draw

The Guyana national cricket team’s warm up match against the Rest XI yesterday ended in a draw. The national side, resuming their second innings on yesterday’s final day with the score 257 for 4, went on to score 294 for 9 setting a target of 297 for the Rest XI.

Amla, Morkel put South Africa in charge

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, (Reuters) – Hashim Amla’s blistering stroke-play and Morne Morkel’s fearsome bowling put South Africa in control of the second test against Australia as they closed the third day on 192 for four yesterday.

Gayle out of Ireland ODI

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Opener Chris Gayle will miss West Indies’ One-Day International against Ireland at Sabina Park today. Gayle, who has been recovering from a hamstring injury which sidelined him for the tours of India and New Zealand, played in the opening Twenty20 match against the Irish on Wednesday but was left out of the second and final match on Friday.

T&T to play World Cup bound teams

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago national football team may play friendly matches against three 2014 FIFA World Cup bound teams before the tournament starts on June 12.

Magic beat Knicks in double overtime

(The Sports Xchange) – – Rookie guard Victor Oladipo scored 30 points, made a career-high 14 assists and pulled down nine rebounds to lead the Orlando Magic to a  129-121 double-overtime victory over the New York Knicks.

OKC draw blood in loss to Heat

(The Sports Xchange) ———-Forward LeBron James scored 33 points to lead the Miami Heat to an emphatic 103-81 road victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday.

Fudadin slams unbeaten ton

Assad Fudadin goes over extra cover during his unbeaten 117 while the national team’s skipper Leon Johnson punches one off the back-foot in his 46

Opener Assad Fudadin’s unbeaten century backed up by Captain Leon Johnson’s 46 gave the national team the upper hand over the Rest XI yesterday on the third day of the four-day practice match at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence ground.

Chanderpaul, Campbell cop NSC top awards

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Emmerson Campbell

West Indies cricketers, Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Shemaine Campbell were voted the National Sports Commission’s (NSC) sportsman and sportswoman of the year (2013) when the selection panel voted in their favour yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.