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Woods qualifies for next FedEx Cup event after closing 67

PARAMUS, New Jersey,  (Reuters) - Tiger Woods finished  strongly at the Barclays tournament Sunday a four-under 67  clinching a spot in the second FedExCup series event next week .

Neil Williams named most productive   and dedicated player at RHTYSC

Neil Williams named most productive and dedicated player at RHTYSC

Former national under-19 and Berbice senior cricketer Neil Williams was named  the most productive and dedicated player last Wednesday in the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) 20-year history .

Jaguars defeat Pitbulls  by five wickets

Jaguars defeat Pitbulls by five wickets

The East Coast Demerara Jaguars defeated the Georgetown Pitbulls by five wickets at the Guyana National Stadium Sunday night in the  supporting game of the Guyana/ Trinidad and Tobago encounter .

Angry Pakistanis pelt donkeys in protest at fixing

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Protesters in the eastern city  of Lahore slapped donkeys with shoes and pelted them with rotten  tomatoes yesterday to vent their anger at the latest Pakistani  cricket fixing scandal .

Nykasie Liverpool for  FIFA Under-17 World Cup

Nykasie Liverpool for FIFA Under-17 World Cup

Guyana’s leading women’s assistant referee Nykasie Liverpool left Guyana yesterday to officiate in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago .

BMX riders to test new  skills on Saturday

BMX riders to test new skills on Saturday

Cyclists in the 34th annual ‘Teach Them Young’  coaching programme will once again be putting their newly-acquired skills to the test at a race meet on Saturday around the inner circle of the National Park .

Police investigation will focus on currency notes

(Cricinfo) Investigators will focus on the currency notes handed over by the News Of The World (NOTW) to Mazhar Majeed as they look for evidence of spot fixing in the Lord’s Test involving Pakistani cricketers .

Defeat avenged!

Defeat avenged!

—Guyana’s Twenty20 cricket teamturns in fine all round display to defeat Trinidad by 49 runs in the second and final encounter By Marlon MunroeIt was an all-round display that inspired hope that the Guyana team is ready for the Airtel Champions League T20 tournament in South Africa next month .

Turnovers, free throw shooting cost Guyana

Turnovers, free throw shooting cost Guyana

—National coach Bobby Cadogan says local basketball players need to work on their fundamentals By Floyd ChristieCoach of the President’s XII basketball team Robert ‘Bobby’ Cadogan said yesterday he was dissatisfied with the performance of the team which crashed to a 0-3 defeat against the Washington-based DC Jammers team recently .

Young Achievers top TCVT preliminary rounds

Young Achievers top TCVT preliminary rounds

Young Achievers volleyball team finished on top of the points table as the preliminary rounds of the True Champions Volleyball Tournament (TCVT) concluded Saturday at the GuySuCo Training Centre, Port Mourant, Berbice .

Walker walks off with Kings Jewellery Medal Play top prize

Walker walks off with Kings Jewellery Medal Play top prize

The weather was perfect, the scores were excellent with five players ending on net scores of 68 but in the end, William Walker clinched the winner’s prize at   King’s Jewellery World Medal Play golf tournament last Saturday at the Lusignan Golf Course, East Coast Demerara .

Gwendolyn O’ Neil to fight Crystal Davis next month

Gwendolyn O’ Neil to fight Crystal Davis next month

Guyana’s Gwendolyn O’Neil will fight Crystal Davis in the United States of America next month the boxing website Boxrec has reported .

Pakistan lose by record margin

—Corruption allegations overshadow game LONDON,  (Reuters) - England completed a crushing  innings and 225 run victory over Pakistan in the fourth and  final test at Lord’s yesterday on a morning overshadowed by  corruption allegations .

Imran says any guilty players must face tough punishment

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan’s former cricket  captain Imran Khan called for exemplary punishment to be given  to any player found guilty of spot fixing during the tour of  England .

Germany stun Serbia, U.S. march on

ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - A weakened German team, missing  their talismanic NBA forward Dirk Nowitzki, produced the shock  of the world championship yesterday with an 82-81 win over  Serbia after two overtime periods .

Hamilton seizes F1 title lead from Webber

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, (Reuters) - McLaren’s  Lewis Hamilton won a chaotic and thrilling Belgian Grand Prix to  seize back the Formula One championship lead from Red Bull’s  Mark Webber yesterday .

Liverpool wins, Manchester City loses

LONDON, (Reuters) - Fernando Torres scored his first  goal in 10 games when he volleyed the winner as Liverpool  kick-started their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 win over  West Bromwich Albion at Anfield yesterday .

Trinidad draw  first blood

Trinidad draw first blood

By Marlon MunroeGuyana lost by nine runs to Trinidad & Tobago last evening at the Guyana National Stadium in their first warm up match before the Airtel Champions League T20 Championships in South Africa next month .

Moses gains unanimous  decision over Warde

Moses gains unanimous decision over Warde

By Marlon Munroe In a match-up of unequal proportions in the feature event of the seventh Pro-Am card Mandessa Moses fought to a unanimous decision over Sharon ‘Stone’ Warde at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) on Friday night .

B/ce Titans romp to easy win over New Line Cavaliers

By Marlon Munroe Their big name players played for the national side last night yet the Berbice Titans skittled out the New Line Cavaliers for a meagre 79 runs at the Guyana National Stadium last evening .

England on verge of series win at Lord’s

LONDON, (Reuters) - England swept the feeble Pakistan  batting aside yesterday to move within sight of a series  victory after a spirited comeback in the fourth and final test  at Lord’s .

Wild Cats emerge winners  of Summer Camp mini-hockey competition

Wild Cats emerge winners of Summer Camp mini-hockey competition

By Tamica Garnett The week-long Junior Hockey Summer Camp conducted by the Hikers Hockey Club at the St Stanislaus College Forum ended yesterday with a mini-hockey competition .

Darts players  in action today

Darts players in action today

A number of top darts players will be in action today when the Guyana Darts Association in partnership with Mark’s Darts Club OF 72 Brummel Place, Stabroek stages their darts tournament .

Pakistan players questioned after fixing arrest

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan team manager Yawar Saeed has confirmed that Scotland Yard police officials had  questioned him and several players in connection with match  fixing allegations during the Lord’s test .

Dilshan ton helps Sri Lanka destroy India in final

DAMBULLA, (Reuters) - A brilliant century by opener  Tillakaratne Dilshan led Sri Lanka to a crushing 74-run win over  India in the final of the Tri-series yesterday .

Golden Jaguars and Soca Warriors set  for September 26 showdown

Golden Jaguars and Soca Warriors set for September 26 showdown

The inaugural Kashif and Shanghai-organized President’s Cup International Friendly matches between the senior and Under-20 football teams of Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago is scheduled for September 26 .

Cheddi and Janet Jagan Memorial Knockout Competition continues today

Action in the third annual Berbice Football Association (BFA) organized Cheddi and Janet Jagan Memorial Knockout Competition continues today with a double header at Burnham Park .

GCA receives two pairs of wicketkeepers’  gloves from Reds Perreira Foundation

GCA receives two pairs of wicketkeepers’ gloves from Reds Perreira Foundation

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) received two pairs of wicketkeepers’ gloves from veteran commentator and sports administrator, Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira yesterday .

Guyana Cup Day today at Rising Sun…..Better Than Gold looks to continue recent dominance

The fourth annual Guyana Cup horse race meet organised by the Jumbo Jet Auto Sales and Stables in collaboration with the Rising Sun Turf Club at the Rising Sun, Arima Park West Coast Berbice will take place today .

Scorned effort

The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Federation of International Cricketers’ Association (FICA) have jointly sent an unequivocal proposition to the two organisations responsible for the most critical aspects of West Indies cricket .

Saul equals 17-year 100m record

Saul equals 17-year 100m record

By Marlon MunroeMichael Saul equalled a 17-year-old 100m record; Winston George exacted revenge on Saul in the 200m; Dennis Horatio ran the most exciting third leg in the 1600m relay and a boisterous crowd was thankful for these thrilling highlights .

Jagdeo pledges support for rugby Sevens team ahead of Commonwealth Games

Jagdeo pledges support for rugby Sevens team ahead of Commonwealth Games

By Floyd ChristiePresident Bharrat Jagdeo has pledged assistance for the national rugby Sevens team as it ventures to represent Guyana at the Rugby Sevens event of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, India on October 11 and 12 .

Inter Guiana Club Football C/ships…All to play for on tomorrow’s final day

Inter Guiana Club Football C/ships…All to play for on tomorrow’s final day

By Kizan BrumellFollowing two days of keen competition in the third annual Inter Guiana Club Football Championship currently being played at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, three of the four competing teams were still in with a chance of winning the tournament .

Classic taking Lindeners for granted?

Dear Editor,I, like other Lindeners, wait with bated breath for the President’s /Jefford Classic at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground in Linden tomorrow .

Banks DIH supports Differently-able Athletics Club Fitness Walk

Banks DIH supports Differently-able Athletics Club Fitness Walk

Local beverage giant Banks DIH Limited has extended support to the 12th Annual Differently-able Athletics Club two-mile Fitness Walk set for tomorrow from the Two Brother’s Gas Station to Mocha Village,  East Bank Demerara .

Sports galore on DIRECTV

Beginning today DIRECTV will be offering its customers incomparable coverage of international sports such as football, basketball and lawn tennis at the highest level .



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