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Dominoes competition proceeds for mother of hole-in-the-heart infant

Dominoes competition proceeds for mother of hole-in-the-heart infant

Lyall Gittens has collaborated with Next Level Domino Corporation to donate US$100 to Shenise Lopes, the woman whose 10-month-old daughter is in need of urgent heart surgery .

Federer mauls Gasquet, Murray labours to victory

PARIS, (Reuters) - Roger Federer produced his ‘A  Game’ yesterday and Andy Murray had to switch to ‘Plan B’ on  the super-fast indoor court to reach the third round of the  Paris Masters .

Thomas’ 41 buries West Side

Thomas’ 41 buries West Side

-as GABA Division Three and Two tournaments jump off The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Two and Three Knockout Tournaments finally got going last weekend at the Burnham Basketball Court .

GABA and LABA ready for All-Star Weekend showdown

GABA and LABA ready for All-Star Weekend showdown

The Eight Annual All-Star weekend is now only days away and the Georgetown and Linden Amateur Basketball Associations are all set for this weekend’s All-Star showdown which will run from Friday to Sunday .

Windies dream ends as Sri Lanka lifts Masters title

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – There was no dream end to the CLOBI Cup International Masters Twenty20 Championship for West Indies as they went down to Sri Lanka by 19 runs in the final on Tuesday night .

Lloyd on a different mission in Sri Lanka

While the West Indies cricket team is on a tour of Sri Lanka, West Indian cricket legend Clive Lloyd will be in town today on a different mission – to inspect and report back to the International Cricket Council (ICC) whether the three Sri Lankan venues that are to be used for next year’s ICC World Cup would be ready on time .

Millsap leads Jazz revival in stifling Heat

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Paul Millsap scored a career-high  46 points and led the Utah Jazz to a stunning 116-114 comeback  overtime victory over the Miami Heat that spoiled a big night  for LeBron James and Dwyane Wade on Tuesday .

Several top horses booked for Nov 21 meet at Ryan Crawford Turf Club

Horse racing will return to the Ryan Crawford Turf Club (RCMTC) on November  21 for the annual one-day meet at the club’s facility at Alness,  Corentyne, Berbice from 13:00 hours .

Sri Lanka rest Malinga for opening test v West Indies

COLOMBO, (Reuters) - Sri Lanka have decided to rest  strike bowler Lasith Malinga for the first test against West  Indies in Galle which starts on Monday .

Baksh not Jagdeo declares GTU C/ships open

Baksh not Jagdeo declares GTU C/ships open

-District 10 win march pastLinden’s District No .

And they are here!

And they are here!

[caption id="attachment_101213" align="alignright" width="396" caption="The AND 1 Streetball contingent shortly after their arrival at the Princess Hotel yesterday .

Back by public demand

Back by public demand

[caption id="attachment_101215" align="alignright" width="306" caption="Banks DIH’s Sales and Marketing Manager, Carlton Joao (centre), Guinness Brand Manager, Lee Baptiste ((second right), Events Manager Mortimer Stewart (right), Public Relations Officer (PRO) Troy Peters (left) and Marlan Cole (second Left) at the launching of the Guinness Greatest of the Street football competition, yesterday .

Pacquiao camp questioned fighter’s dedication

DALLAS, (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao’s trainer Freddie  Roach questioned his fighter’s dedication to boxing in recent  weeks following a training camp that was more chaotic than  usual, he told Reuters yesterday .

DeNobrega, Singh win cycle road races

Paul DeNobrega and Naomi Singh were the winners of yesterday’s cycling events of the 50th National Schools’ cycling, swimming and Track and Field Championships .

Madhoo qualifies for Ladbrokes World darts C/ships

Madhoo qualifies for Ladbrokes World darts C/ships

Guyana’s top darts player Norman Madhoo Saturday night qualified to participate in next month’s Ladbrokes .

President’s XI match crucial

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka, CMC – West Indies captain Darren Sammy has described as crucial the three-day tour match against a Sri Lanka Cricket President’s XI starting today .

Official results of Ride for Life 4

The Guyana Cycling Federation has  released the official results of the recent  fourth annual Ride for Life five-stage cycle road race which ended last Sunday on Homestretch Avenue .

Barton: Rest Team can give a good account of itself

Barton: Rest Team can give a good account of itself

Raymond Barton, manager of the Rest Team that will contest this year’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior four-day tournament yesterday admitted that his team was inadequately prepared but said the team will strive to make the best of conditions in the tournament .

Corriverton Schools individual TT tourney set for Friday

An open individual singles table tennis competition for schoolchildren 18 years and under will take place on Friday at the Skeldon Estate Community centre from 10am .

GCA to hold OGM today

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) will be holding an Ordinary General Meeting (OGM) today at the Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) clubhouse on Woolford Avenue from 18:00 hours .

Bishoo snatches three wickets as Windies A snatch last-ball tie

Bishoo snatches three wickets as Windies A snatch last-ball tie

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Kirk Edwards’ brilliant unbeaten 89 almost took West Indies A over the line but it was Ravi Rampaul’s last ball heroics that earned them a thrilling tie with Pakistan A in the opening game of the three-match one-day series yesterday .

Dinanuth wins Bassoo and Sons medal Play tourney

Dinanuth wins Bassoo and Sons medal Play tourney

Deoram Dinanauth turned back a strong field to win the R .

I fled from match-fixers, says Pakistan `keeper

KARACHI,  (Reuters) - Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain  Haider quit international cricket yesterday saying he feared for his safety after being ordered to cooperate with  match-fixers during the recent one-day series with South Africa .

Albion and Rose Hall Town Gizmos reach final

Arch rivals Albion Community Centre and Rose Hall Town Gizmos and Gadgets cricket clubs will clash in the final of the 2010 Berbice Cricket Board/Tenelec Inc .

GTU back on board with Schools’ C/ships

GTU back on board with Schools’ C/ships

- MoE retracts QC teachers’ sanctionsFollowing the withdrawal of sanctions dealt to three Queens College teachers, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) yesterday declared that they will participate fully in today’s National Schools’ track and field, cycling and swimming championships .

Harbhajan hits first century to earn India draw

AHMEDABAD, India, (Reuters) - Harbhajan Singh emerged  as India’s unlikely batting hero when he scored his maiden  hundred to bail the hosts out of a tight situation for a draw in  the first test against New Zealand yesterday .

Settled Windies gearing up for tour opener

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka,  CMC – West Indies were set to undergo a second full training session today, as they continued to build up to the start of their three-Test series against Sri Lanka starting next week .

England face young Aussie A side in final Ashes warm-up

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - England will come up against the  best of Australia’s young cricketing talent in their final  Ashes warm-up match against Australia A in Tasmania next week .

Evergreen Kallis leads South Africa to series win

DUBAI, (Reuters) - Jacques Kallis turned in a fine  all-round performance to lead South Africa to a 57-run win over  Pakistan yesterday and a 3-2 victory in the one-day  international series .

Celtics tame Durant’s Thunder to extend streak

OKLAHOMA CITY, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics brushed  aside Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder 92-83 on  Sunday to claim their fifth straight win .

Zulqarnain lands in England after Dubai no-show

LONDON, (Reuters) - Pakistan wicketkeeper Zulqarnain  Haider has arrived in England after mysteriously disappearing  hours before the fifth and final one-day international against  South Africa in Dubai .

No special protection from Aussie hecklers for Tiger

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods will have no special  protection from heckling fans when he defends his title at the Australian Masters in Melbourne this week .

IAAF chief Diack hails retired Gebrselassie

LONDON, (Reuters) - Haile Gebrselassie was hailed as a  sporting hero and genius by IAAF president Lamine Diack yesterday following the Ethiopian’s retirement from athletics .

Windies Masters lose but poised to contest final against Sri Lanka

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies tumbled to their first loss of the CLOBI Cup Masters Twenty20 Championship when they went under to Sri Lanka by two runs in their final preliminary game here Sunday night .

Ramdin on show as Windies A look to extend success

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – All eyes will be on discarded Test batsman Denesh Ramdin as West Indies A will look to sustain their winning form when they face Pakistan A in the first of three one-day matches here today .



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