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Joseph expects U17s to be competitive

20100104 Brian Joseph

National men’s under-17 head coach Brian Joseph said that he expects Guyana to be competitive at the upcoming Caribbean Football Union (CFU) u-17 championships which is slated to commence in the Dominican Republic from July 18.

B/ball team will exceed expectations-Agard

Mark Agard

National men’s head coach Mark Agard stated that while he does not want to be overconfident, he is buoyant his charges will exceed expectations when Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship commences on July 1st in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI).

Jeffrey wins Time Trials

Raynauth Jeffrey

Last year’s time trial champion Raynauth Jeffrey added a second national time trial championship title to his collection yesterday. The talented 20-year old wheelsman proved to be in top form, besting Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams by six seconds on a sunny day on the Linden/ Soesdyke Highway.

Serena fizzles out, Nadal and Federer march on

Serena Williams

LONDON, (Reuters) – A gaping hole appeared in the women’s draw at Wimbledon after Alize Cornet toppled top seed Serena Williams yesterday but Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer stayed on course for a semi-final showdown after convincing wins.

An end to internecine warfare

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THE prolonged civil war, what former Jamaica prime minister P.J.Patterson refers to as “this internecine warfare”, is at an end. Peace has broken out in West Indies cricket.

Shawna defeats Afruica in battle of the Gentle sisters

Anthony Downes

Shawna Gentle, elder of the Gentle sisters defeated her sibling Afruica Thursday in the most anticipated match of that evening as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA)/Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Open tournament continued at the GBTI Recreational Facility in Bel Air.

Williamson keeps NZ afloat but Windies hold edge

Kane Williamson

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Kane Williamson’s unbeaten half-century kept New Zealand afloat after two key strikes by fast bowler Kemar Roach threatened to derail the innings, as West Indies made critical strides towards winning the decisive third Test here yesterday.