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Guyana suffers second crushing loss

Caribbean basketball championships

Rawle Marshall

Team Guyana suffered another crushing Group-B loss, going down to the United States Virgin Islands (USVI) 95-75 when the 2014 Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) championships continued yesterday in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), Tortola.

Griffith, Bacchus looking to create fireworks at CPL

-openers confident of team’s success

Trevon Griffith (left) and Robin Bacchus are looking forward to making their mark in this year’s CPL

Guyana Amazon Warriors duo Trevon Griffith and Robin Bacchus are upbeat about this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament and are looking to make the most of the team’s upcoming encampment ahead of bowl off time which occurs in a few weeks.

Ruggers hailed as heroes for US win

-more support for sport urged

All Smiles! President of the GRFU, Peter Green (centre), national captain, Ryan Gonsalves (right) and coach/manager, Kenneth Grant-Stuart pose with the NACRA 15s title yesterday at the GOA building.

In their first public comments since Guyana lifted the NACRA 15s championship, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) and national captain, Ryan Gonsalves hailed the players as heroes while calling on more support for the discipline.

Roach jumps to fifth place in test rankings

Kemar Roach moves to tenth on the player rankings for Test bowlers

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC-West Indies pacer Kemar Roach has leapfrogged five places to tenth on the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test bowlers following an outstanding display in the third Test against New Zealand in Barbados which ended on Monday.

‘Little Kenyan’ elated at 10K triumph

Cleveland Forde with his CARICOM 10km champion’s trophy yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

After adding a third CARICOM 10km champion’s trophy to his collection, distance ace, Cleveland ‘Little Kenyan’ Forde noted that he was happy to be first to the tape on Sunday after missing the event in 2012 and finishing second last year.

French renaissance put to the test against Germany

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil, (Reuters) – France have surprised many by emerging as World Cup contenders but face their toughest test yet against nemesis Germany in a quarter-final clash of European heavyweights at Rio de Janeiro’s Maracana stadium tomorrow.