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Trio shine but Dewar keeps Ireland in check with four-wicket haul

ST CATHERINE, Jamaica, CMC – Paul Stirling, Niall O’Brien and Alex Cusack scored half centuries for Ireland as Jamaica toiled for the entire second day of their three-day Jamaica Cricket Association Festival match at Chedwin Park yesterday .

Gordon captures gold with record run

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands,  CMC – Trinidadian Jehue Gordon delivered as promised, smashing his own 400 metres hurdles record to convincingly win the event at the 39th CARIFTA Games here last night .

Jayawardene ton breaks Punjab’s losing run

(Kings XI Punjab 204 for 2 (Jayawardene 110*) beat Kolkata Knight Riders 200 for 3 (Gayle 88) by eight wickets) There were two captivating innings of contrasting styles on show at the Eden Gardens and, eventually, it was the precision of Mahela Jayawardene’s graceful strokes that helped Kings XI Punjab overcome the challenge set by Chris Gayle’s exhibition of bottom-handed power-hitting .

Tiger circus ready to descend on Augusta National

RANCHO MIRAGE, California, (Reuters) - The Tiger  Woods circus rolls into Georgia amid much hype and speculation  for next week’s U .

Collingwood, bowlers set up big win for Delhi

(Delhi Daredevils 184 for 5 (Collingwood 75*, Sehwag 35, Appanna 2-24) beat Royal Challengers Bangalore 147 for 9 (Kallis 54, Sangwan 3-22, Mishra 3-32) by 37 runs) (Cricinfo) Paul Collingwood outshone a glittering batting line-up to give Delhi Daredevils a big total, which their bowlers defended comfortably despite a late assault from Ross Taylor, who tried to sweep Bangalore to victory yesterday .

Hopkins beats Jones to scratch 17 year itch

LAS VEGAS, (Reuters) - Bernard Hopkins won a  unanimous decision against fellow American Roy Jones Jr .

Guyana on the verge of title after brushing aside Barbados

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyana installed themselves as the favourites to capture the West Indies Under-15 Championship when they beat Barbados in the penultimate fourth round yesterday .

All systems go for Port Mourant horse race meet

The Port Mourant Turf Club (PMTC) horse race meet is on today at the club’s track at Corentyne .

Chennai outgun Rajasthan in run-fest

(Chennai Super Kings 246 for 5 (Vijay 127, Morkel 62) beat Rajasthan Royals 223 for 5 (Ojha 94*, Watson 60, Bollinger 2-15) by 23 runs)This was more Cricinfo Slogout - or whatever your preference for keyboard-fuelled cricket is - at its best as Chennai Super Kings, led by M Vijay, pulverized the Rajasthan Royals bowling and set up a 23-run win .

GCF Easter Special todayaround outer circuit of National Park

The Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) will be holding its Easter Special Cycling event today around the outer circuit of the National Park .

U-15 and U-18 TT players off to Puerto Rico

U-15 and U-18 TT players off to Puerto Rico

The members of the Guyana U-15 and U-18 national table  tennis teams which departed on Good Friday for Puerto Rico for the 15th annual Caribbean junior championships just minutes before leaving the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Transforming West Indies cricket

Ernest Hilaire has been a busy man these past few months .

Jones, Wright smash records as James reaches final

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, CMC – Barbadian Akela Jones and Jamaican Chad Wright smashed records, while Grenadian sensation Kirani James cruised into the 400 metres final, in a riveting morning session on the opening day of the 39th CARIFTA Games here yesterday .

Cavs shoot down Hawks to reach 60 wins again

CLEVELAND, (Reuters) - The NBA-leading Cleveland  Cavaliers downed the Atlanta Hawks 93-88 on Friday to reach the  60-wins mark for the second successive season .

Haye stops Ruiz to defend WBA heavyweight title

LONDON,  (Reuters) - Britain’s David Haye retained  his World Boxing Association (WBA) heavyweight title in style  yesterday with a ninth round stoppage of American John Ruiz  in Manchester .

Chelsea beat United to go top, Man City hit six

LONDON,  (Reuters) - A controversial goal from Didier  Drogba helped Chelsea to a 2-1 victory at Manchester United  yesterday as the Londoners leap-frogged the champions at the top  of the Premier League .

Raptors fight back for overtime win over Sixers

PHILADELPHIA, (Reuters) - The Toronto Raptors  rallied for a 128-123 overtime victory over the slumping  Philadelphia 76ers yesterday to maintain their advantage for  the final Eastern Conference playoff spot .

Hamilton to start at rear as showers force bad calls

SEPANG, Malaysia, CMC – Lewis Hamilton will start a disappointing 20th on the grid for today’s Malaysian Grand Prix after heavy thunderstorms forced McLaren to make costly misjudgements in qualifying on Saturday .

Pakistan to stage S.Africa series in Middle East

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan will play three tests  and five one-day internationals against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates later this year .

Rayudu sets up comprehensive win for Mumbai

Mumbai Indians 178 for 5 (Rayudu 55*, Tiwary 44, Ojha 3-26) beat Deccan Chargers 115 (Zaheer 2-10, Harbhajan 2-16, Pollard 2-26, McLaren 2-28) by 63 runs(Cricinfo) Ambati Rayudu and Saurabh Tiwary once again outshone a glittering batting line-up to give Mumbai Indians a big total, which their bowlers defended smartly and comprehensively .

Edghill cops gold,  Duff silver

Edghill cops gold, Duff silver

Top Under-13 girls’ player Chelsea Edghill copped a gold medal and Jamaal Duff a silver as the curtain came down on the fifth Caribbean Pre-cadet (under-10 and under-13) table tennis championships in Utuado, Puerto Rico yesterday .

Hinds, Sarwan in Windies Twenty20 World Cup squad

One international career was once more surprisingly revived, a couple of others are ready to reboot after injury and a few more were terminally ended or put on hold as the West Indies yesterday named their squad of 15 for the imminent International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 World championship in the Caribbean .

T&T, Guyana continue winning ways

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago and Guyana remained on a collision in the West Indies Under-15 championship, when they completed comprehensive victories overs Barbados and Leeward Islands respectively in the round of matches yesterday .

No runs for Gayle but Kolkata beat Roach’s Chargers

KOLKATA, India, CMC – West Indies captain Chris Gayle failed but his Kolkata Knight Riders still did enough to beat Deccan Chargers by 24 runs to post their fourth win and second in three outings in the Indian Premier League yesterday .

Haye respects Ruiz but says will knock him out

LONDON, (Reuters) - David Haye has total respect for  challenger John Ruiz ahead of tomorrow’s WBA world heavyweight  clash which explains the absence of feisty exchanges and clever  back-chat but the Briton says he will knock him out .

Jets, Royals record wins

Amelia’s  Ward Jets and Victory Valley Royals recorded wins in the final preliminary round  games of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association Under 21 tournament on Wednesday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hardcourt .

Guyana Netball Association’s 16-and-Under Club Tournament

Immediately following the awards ceremony that took place at the National Gymnasium last Saturday, the Guyana Netball Association kicked off its 16-years -and-Under Inter-Club Tournament .

Guyana Netball Association hosts award ceremony

The Guyana Netball Association (GNA) bounced off its 2010 season with a march past of the affiliated teams and its Annual Awards Ceremony last Saturday at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue .

Sampson wins fitness walk

Deon Sampson won the second Desmond Dorsett fitness walk from No .

EBCA president faults selection  procedures of Demerara Cricket Board

EBCA president faults selection procedures of Demerara Cricket Board

By Marlon Munroe East Bank Cricket Assoc-iation (EBCA) President Rohan Sarjoo is again crying foul against the selection procedures of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) .

Basketball community pays  tribute to late basketball star

Basketball community pays tribute to late basketball star

The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) along with the University of Guyana Student Society (UGSS) held a night of tribute for the late Kevin Lawrence at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Wednesday .

France stages successful  Fitness Walk in Essequibo

France stages successful Fitness Walk in Essequibo

Essequibo’s inaugural William France Fitness walk, which was held last Sunday, was dubbed a success by the amputee walker .

Carifta Games to open tomorrow

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands,  CMC – Over 500 athletes from 25 nations are set for the annual rite of passage in Caribbean track & field, when the CARIFTA Games open tomorrow here .

Barbados stroll to easy win over Guyana

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Barbados began their junior Three Nations Caribbean Men’s Hockey tournament with a resounding 6-1 triumph over Guyana at the National Hockey Centre in Tacarigua Wednesday .

MHS blow out Kwakwani 68-32

Mackenzie High School (MHS) crushed Kwakwani  68-32 in the Victory Valley Royals Inter-School basketball tournament which began yesterday at the Mackenzie Sports Club hardcourt .

High Performance Analyst: “All we  are playing is rubbish cricket”

High Performance Analyst: “All we are playing is rubbish cricket”

By Marlon Munroe Guyana Cricket Board’s recently appointed High Performance Analyst Robin Singh described Guyana’s standard of cricket yesterday as rubbish .

Edghill, Duff remain in the hunt

Edghill, Duff remain in the hunt

Guyana’s Chelsea Edghill and Jamaal Duff are through to the quarter-finals of the Under-13 singles of the fifth annual Pre-cadet championships in Utuado, Puerto Rico .



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