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NMSS retain dominoes title

NMSS retain dominoes title

Neal and Massy Security Solutions (NMSS) retained the 2009 Edward ‘Andy’ Andrews Memorial Dominoes competition title for teams in the Neal and Massy Group .

Browne, Brooks get hundreds in Barbados

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Anxious for a recall to the Barbados team for the upcoming West Indies first-class season, wicket-keeper/batsman Patrick Browne smashed one of two centuries in the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) Division One on Saturday .

`I want to bowl as fast as possible’

-says Kemar RoachKemar Roach is aiming to crank up the pace in the third and final Test against Australia, starting on Wednesday (tomorrow night, 10 .

Garner downplay ‘issues with Gayle’ newspaper report

Joel Garner is surprised there should have been any concern over his relationship with Chris Gayle on the current West Indies tour of Australia .

Pakistan openers launch fightback against New Zealand

(BBC) Pakistan openers Imran Farhat and Salman Butt fired a century partnership to keep their series hopes alive in the third Test against New Zealand yesterday .

Celtics trample Bulls for 10th straight win

CHICAGO, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics overcame a  sluggish start to streak to their 10th successive victory with a  106-80 crushing of the Chicago Bulls on Saturday .

`King Pele’ – a treasure to the World

`King Pele’ – a treasure to the World

-Dr Frank AnthonyYesterday was a red-letter day in Guyana’s rich sporting history .

Amare slam helps hot Suns burn Magic

PHOENIX, Arizona, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns  improved to a perfect 8-0 at home with a down-to-the-wire 106-103  victory over the Orlando Magic on Friday .

Squires gets the better of old rival Leacock

Squires gets the better of old rival Leacock

The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GTTA) season-ending Banks Masters Invitational tournament got off to fine start on Friday with the top two men’s seeds in action at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel courts .

Only three Tests for Windies on 2010 schedule

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies have been scheduled to play only three Tests against South Africa in the Caribbean next year, as their quantity of matches against high profile opposition continues to dwindle .

Sports titan Woods’ fall rattles fans, sponsors

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Fans and colleagues of golfer  Tiger Woods yesterday lamented the stunning fall from grace  of one of the world’s sporting titans, and commercial sponsor  Gillette said it would limit his role in its marketing .

Home Series key for emerging players, says Hilaire

ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Ernest Hilaire believes the 2010 Home Series against Zimbabwe and South Africa will provide the ideal opportunity for fringe players to make their mark .

Waugh says Roach needs help in pace department

PERTH, Australia, CMC – Former Australia captain Steve Waugh says West Indies will find it difficult to win the final Test at the WACA next week because even though fast bowler Kemar Roach was an excellent find, he lacked support in the pace department .

Maintaining the consistency

“When the going gets tough, the tough get going” is one of sport’s oldest maxims – and the going could not have been tougher for the West Indies and, more especially, for captain Chris Gayle entering the second Test against Australia in Adelaide 10 days ago .

Sarwan sees series-levelling win at the WACA

PERTH, Australia,  CMC – Marquee middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan is confident West Indies can level the series by beating Australia in the third and final Test starting next Wednesday (10 .

Whitney backs Windies pacer Roach to outshine Aussie attack

PERTH, Australia, CMC – A former Australia fast bowler has raised questions over the hosts’ pace attack ahead of the final Test against West Indies here next week and believes speedster Kemar Roach will be the main threat on a pitch expected to provide plenty pace and bounce .

Red Carpet welcome for ‘King of Football’

Known to world as ‘King Pele’ Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento will receive a red carpet welcome to Guyana today when he arrives at 13:30 hours at the Dr .

GRFU did not adhere to protocol

GRFU did not adhere to protocol

-Says Minister Anthony Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .

Woods wins UK court ban against nude, sex photos

MIAMI, (Reuters) - Golfer Tiger Woods, fighting to fend off intense media scrutiny over allegations he cheated on his wife, has won a British court order banning publication in Britain of any photos or video showing him nude or having sex .

Sponsors see WTA Tour as good fit despite Serena outburst

LONDON, (Reuters) - Sony Ericsson’s relationship  with the WTA Tour remained positive despite Serena Williams’s  foul-mouthed outburst at the U .

DeSinco Trading Under-19 Football Competition… Knockout round draws near

Three of the four remaining matches in the round robin stage of the DeSinco Trading Under-19 Competition which is organized by the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) kicks off today at two venues .

Golfers to compete in  RRT-sponsored tourney today

Golfers to compete in RRT-sponsored tourney today

RRT Enterprises of Regent Street, Bourda will sponsor the penultimate golf tournament of the 2009 season today at the Lusignan Golf Course on the East Coast of Demerara .

Hussey’s lean Windies form prompts calls for dropping

PERTH, Australia, CMC – Mike Hussey’s lean run against West Indies has prompted spin legend Shane Warne to call for his axing .

Injured Safina withdraws from Australian Open warm-up

SYDNEY, (Reuters) - A back injury has forced Russia’s Dinara Safina to pull out of next month’s Brisbane International, one of the main lead up events to the Australian Open .

New Zealand bowlers shine despite Imran Farhat century

(BBC) Pakistan opener Imran Farhat carried his bat for an unbeaten 117 but New Zealand’s bowlers dominated the first day of the deciding Test in Napier yesterday .

Banks DIH, Republic Bank, Neal and Massey and Digicel push sponsorship over $3M for horse race meet

The sport of kings got king size sponsorships as a number of the country’s leading entities have joined forces with the Port Mourant Turf Club (PMTC) in preparations for the grand one-day end-of-year horse race meet set for Sunday .

Celtics beat Wizards to record ninth win in a row

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - The Boston Celtics chalked up their ninth win a row and padded their Atlantic Division lead with a 104-102 victory over the Washington Wizards on Thursday .

Aussie bowling holds no terrors?

ADELAIDE, Australia, CMC – West Indies coach David Williams says Australian bowling attack holds no terrors and lacks the experience to compare with their successful predecessors .

The Roach revelation

Perth, Australia: Active Australian captains in general, but Ricky Ponting in particular, are not the type of men who busy themselves heaping praise on opposition players .

Armstrong and I could be team mates again, says Contador

PISA, Italy, (Reuters) - Tour de France champion  Alberto Contador has not ruled out the possibility of being a  team mate of Lance Armstrong again despite their difficult  relationship when both were with Astana .

Lambert to lead Jamaica in WICB four-day tournament

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  CMC – Three months after being axed for Jamaica’s President’s Cup campaign, Tamar Lambert has resurfaced as captain of an 18-man squad announced Thursday for next month’s regional four-day championship .

Madramootoo blasts another century

Madramootoo blasts another century

Berbice under-19 all-rounder Terrence Madramootoo blasted his second  century in succession to lead Rose Hall Town Bakewell Cricket Club (RHTB) to a crushing 145-run victory over Nigg Invaders at the Area ‘H’ ground in the New Building Society second division tournament .

Aussies not surprised by Windies fightback, says opener

PERTH, Australia, CMC – West Indies’ impressive showing in the Adelaide Test did not catch Australia unawares, claims opener Simon Katich .

India bowler Sreesanth in hospital with swine flu

NEW DELHI, (Reuters) - Indian paceman Shanthakumaran  Sreesanth is suffering from swine flu and will miss today’s  second and final Twenty20 international against Sri Lanka .

Lethem lady footballers  appeal for tangible support

Lethem lady footballers appeal for tangible support

Talk about female football in Guyana and the conversation invariably drifts to the game in the Lethem, Rupununi area  but conditions  are not so bright and beautiful for the hinterland ladies as it relates to them playing the game which they call ‘their everything’ .

Everest makes light work of GCC

Everest makes light work of GCC

-three games called off in GCA under-19 tourneyAfter early morning showers washed out play in  three of the four scheduled matches of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) 50-over tournament that began yesterday, Everest Cricket Club made easy work of Georgetown Cricket Club at the Everest ground in the Yhann’s Engineering sponsored competition .

Davis-Thompson gets Olympic title

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, CMC – Bahamian Pauline Davis-Thompson and other Caribbean sprinters are the beneficiaries after the International Olympic Com-mittee (IOC) formally re-allocated Sydney 2000 medals from drug disgraced Marion Jones on Wednesday .



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