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‘We will defeat Alpha United’

‘We will defeat Alpha United’

- says Coach Marlon Washington Coach of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) football team Marlon Washington believes that his team will defeat Alpha United in the Group D-Guyana leg of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships today at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground .

Deadline for  registration for  Hugh Ross Classic  is tomorrow

Deadline for registration for Hugh Ross Classic is tomorrow

Bodybuilders who are looking to compete in the second Hugh Ross Classic Bodybuilding and Fitness show have until tomorrow to register for what is anticipated to be an exciting event .

Bayern in rut for visit of Manchester United

BERLIN, (Reuters) - Bayern Munich could not have  picked a worse time this season to face mighty Manchester United  in the Champions League quarter-final first leg today .

Powell to meet Bolt on July 16 in Paris

PARIS, France, CMC – Asafa Powell will get the desire of his heart on July 16, when he lines-up with fellow Jamaican Usain Bolt for the 100 metres dash at the ninth Diamond League meet at the Stade de France .

Regional U15 cricket tourney….Jamaica, Guyana T&T record victories

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – A 32-run victory for defending champions Jamaica over Barbados was trumped by Vikash Mohan bowling Trinidad & Tobago to a 162-run victory over Leeward Islands in the first round of the West Indies Under-15 championship yesterday .

Haier Cup off to electrifying start

Georgetown Cricket Association’s Haier Cup second division tournament got off to an electrifying start on Saturday with Demerara Cricket Club’s (DCC) Jamal Hinckson scoring the first century while Everest Cricket Club’s Javed Rasheed picked up a five wicket haul all on the first day .

Allen sends opponent to hospital with broken nose

POUGHKEEPSIE, New York, CMC – Lennox “Too Sharp” Allen sent Amador Acevedo to the hospital following their non-title fight on Saturday here .

Gayle fails and Knights Riders slump to defeat

DELHI, India, CMC – Chris Gayle failed to make a big impact, and the Kolkata Knight Riders slipped to their second defeat in the Indian Premier League, when the Delhi Daredevils trumped them by 40 runs yesterday .

Ginobili guides Spurs past sluggish Celtics

BOSTON, (Reuters) - Guard Manu Ginobili scored 28  points to lead the San Antonio Spurs to a 94-73 victory over  the sluggish Boston Celtics on Sunday .

Ramnarine says players unhappy with WICB’s performance

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Outspoken players union chief Dinanath Ramnarine says regional cricketers are displeased with the current state of affairs and has once again beseeched the West Indies Cricket Board to be more professional in how they administer the game .

Katich leads Australia revival in Hamilton

(BBC) Simon Katich hit his 10th Test century as Australia dominated day three of the second Test against New Zealand yesterday .

Pink ball passes first hurdle in English County season opener

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – A pink ball that cricket officials hope will hold the key to future day/night Test matches passed a successful first-day trial in a match to mark the opening of the new English County season .

Repeat finals head intriguing last-eight clashes

BERNE, (Reuters) - Manchester United will be hoping  to revisit 1999 rather than any of their other six meetings with  the Bayern Munich when they face the Bavarians in the Champions  League today .

Schumacher says things are looking up

LONDON, (Reuters) - Michael Schumacher has a good  feeling about Sunday’s Malaysian Grand Prix despite struggling  to score a point in Australia in the second race of his Formula  One comeback season .

A sad moment for the  basketball community

A sad moment for the basketball community

- GABA president Trevor Rose on the passing of Kevin LawrenceFamily and friends are mourning the death of local basketball star Kevin Lawrence .

King, Jeffrey sizzle but Rahaman steals show

King, Jeffrey sizzle but Rahaman steals show

By Marlon MunroeReigning Group-4 champion Andrew King and Kevin Jeffrey sizzled yesterday but it was group-3 driver Ryan Rahaman who churned out some of the most admirable performances at the Guyana Race of Champions at the South Dakota Circuit, Timehri .

Walking Boys and Alpha United battle to a draw

Walking Boys and Alpha United battle to a draw

-Dover disappointed with performance By Kizan BrumellA tough battle between Walking Boys of Suriname and Guyana’s Alpha United football team ended in a draw as the Guyana leg of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Club Championships continued at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Ground yesterday .

Greaves pedals away with first place

Greaves pedals away with first place

Cheddi Jagan Memorial 50-miler Alonzo Greaves clocked two hours, 11 minutes and 36 seconds in winning the third leg of the Dr .

East/West records first victory

The East/West Fire Basketball Club recorded its first victory when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Open and Third Division Leagues continued Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Queensway makes donation to GCUA

Queensway makes donation to GCUA

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) Haier Cup second division limited overs tournament bowled off on Saturday at the Demerara Cricket Club ground but prior to the start of play, former national junior table tennis player, Sarfraz Shadood, a representative of Queensway Company, made a presentation of shirts to the Georgetown Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association .

Lawn tennis players make early exits -ITF/IMB c/ships

Lawn tennis players make early exits -ITF/IMB c/ships

Gavin Lewis and Nicola Ramdyhan were beaten in the first round of the Under-14 category while Aruna Ramrattan, Krystal Sukra, Benedict Sukra and Judah Stephney lost in qualifying matches of the ITF/IBM Junior Championships in Trinidad and Tobago .

Allen scores unanimous decision over Acevedo

Guyana’s Lennox `Too Sharp’ Allen kept his unbeaten record intact when he defeated Amador Acevedo Saturday night in the United States of America .

Elite coaching programme commences today

Elite coaching programme commences today

By Donald DuffAn elite coaching programme for the country’s top cricketers gets cracking this morning at the National Stadium at Providence .

Chandrika, Bess dominate in South Zone

Chandrika, Bess dominate in South Zone

Guyana’s Brandon Bess was in fine form with bat and ball in the South Zone Cricket league in Trinidad and Tobago grabbing four wickets and scoring 48 runs as his team Clarke Rochard defeated Juniors of Pleasantville by a whopping 291 runs .

GLTA Inter-Club tournament underway

The formation of five new clubs by the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) has led to the revival of inter-club lawn tennis and a tournament is currently underway .

Jamaica, Barbados set for opening showdown

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Defending champions Jamaica and fancied Barbados meet in the feature attraction of the opening round in the West Indies Under-15 championship at Inshan Ali Park today .

Tendulkar’s T20 absence great for India rivals – Afridi

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Sachin Tendulkar’s refusal to return to Twenty20 cricket for next month’s World Cup is a relief to India’s rivals, Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi said .

Harbhajan sizzlesin Mumbai win

(Cricinfo) They say a Twenty20 match can be won in 10 minutes of violent batting or inspired bowling .

Rajasthan clinch fourth straight win

(Cricinfo) Naman Ojha’s bat, Yusuf Pathan’s right arm and some steady nerves from the fast bowlers proved enough to flummox Chennai Super Kings and lead Rajasthan Royals to their fourth win in a row .

Afridi looking to training camp to enhance Caribbean preparation

KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan will look to a three-week preparation camp starting today to enhance their build-up for the World Twenty20 Championship in the Caribbean .

Surprise starter Pargo leads Bulls past Nets

CHICAGO, (Reuters) - Jannero Pargo scored a season-high 27 points for the Chicago Bulls as they claimed a  much-needed 106-83 victory over the lowly New Jersey Nets on Saturday .

GT&T Deputy General Manager  Terry Holder exhorts U-15 team  to make Guyanese proud

GT&T Deputy General Manager Terry Holder exhorts U-15 team to make Guyanese proud

Deputy General Manager Communications of the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Limited Terry Holder Friday night urged the national Under-15 cricket team to do this country proud .

Dharry bullies then stops Hutson

Dharry bullies then stops Hutson

By Marlon MunroeAs Elton ‘The Real Coolie Bully’ had earlier predicted, he produced another clinical display of boxing in the feature event in the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) and the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA second Pro/Am card on Friday evening .

King posts best time at Trials

King posts best time at Trials

Reigning Group-4 champion Andrew King was again  supreme at the South Dakota Circuit yesterday in the Guyana Race of Champions time trials .

Gayle fails but Kolkata break losing slide with comfy win

MOHALI, India, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle failed but his Kolkata Knight Riders broke their three-match losing slump in the Indian Premier League by beating Kings XI Punjab by 39 runs yesterday .

The IPL is flourishing but for how long

Cozier on Sunday The third season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is in full swing, with all its familiar style, razzamatazz, hyperbole and braggadocio as the game’s finest and wealthiest players perform daily for frenzied spectators in packed stadiums and in front of television sets in every corner of the planet .

Broad needs reminder on respecting umpires, says Fraser

LONDON, (Reuters) - England fast bowler Stuart  Broad needs a quiet word in his ear reminding him to respect  umpires, former Test paceman Angus Fraser said on Friday .



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