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Barca president to stand trial for tax fraud

— Charges concern signing of forward Neymar

MADRID, (Reuters) – A Spanish judge has decided to send Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu, his predecessor Sandro Rosell and the club to trial over alleged tax fraud in the signing of Brazil forward Neymar.

Guyana in historic 76-73 win over Bermuda

International basketball series

…after Gullen and Causway last-minute heroics A dramatic Ryan Gullen three-point dagger in the dying moments coupled with a Dave Causway lay-up, lifted Guyana to a historic 76-73 victory over Bermuda in the opening fixture of their three-match international basketball series on Wednesday.

Lara bats for Holder’s captaincy

(Trinidad Guardian) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is impressed with what he has seen of new West Indies captain Jason Holder, and is calling for the WICB to give the young Barbadian its full support, which could lead him to being in charge of the team for all three formats of the game.

Demerara thumps Guyana Under-15

GCB Under-17 Tournament…

By Delvon McEwan   Demerara recorded their second win in as many matches in the 2015 Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Under-17 Tournament as they thumped newcomers Guyana Under-15 by 142 runs yesterday at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary.

Jamaica beat USA in u-17 World Cup Qualifier

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras , CMC- A second half penalty from striker Nicholas Nelson spurred Jamaica to a one nil win over the United States in their final Group A match at the CONCACAF Under-17 Championship in Honduras Wednesday night.

De Villiers ensures S.Africa make last eight

WELLINGTON, (Reuters) – South Africa’s bowlers backed up a solid batting performance led by captain AB de Villiers’ 99 to ensure they qualified for the knockout phase of the World Cup with a 146-run victory over United Arab Emirates at Wellington Regional Stadium yesterday.

Mortaza may miss New Zealand match after fine

HAMILTON, New Zealand, (Reuters) – Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza, who masterminded the team’s cricket World Cup Pool A win over England, could skip today’s match against New Zealand after the team were fined for a slow over rate.

Mooney once again Ireland’s headline act

(Reuters) – As Ireland prepare for their decisive Pool B clash with Pakistan on Sunday, all-rounder John Mooney finds himself at the centre of a ‘did he or didn’t he?’ controversy that has once again put him in the World Cup headlines.

Jaguars on the prowl for Red Force

Table leaders Guyana Jaguars roar into battle today against the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in search of a victory which could assure them the  West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Professional Cricket League (PCL) four-day title.

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