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Guyana may bypass Panama leg of SA 10K classic in future

Guyana may bypass Panama leg of SA 10K classic in future

-says AGG president Colin Boyce

President of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG), Colin Boyce yesterday said that Guyana will be considering whether to send athletes to the Panama leg of the annual South American 10K classic following Sunday’s dilemma when  distance athlete Dennis Horatio inadvertently detoured from the unmarked route at the event .

Gayle lauds preparation ahead of tour

GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Chris Gayle has underscored the value of his preparation for the tour of Sri Lanka, following his monumental second Test triple-hundred yesterday .

Jaguars looking to win and bury a ghost of a time past

Jaguars looking to win and bury a ghost of a time past

By Gary TimGeorgia (SMS) — As the Golden Jaguars tighten the laces of their cleats for a kick at glory in today’s historic football game in Georgia, another goal will be waiting for them to boot away .

Guinness Greatest of de Street…

Guinness Greatest of de Street…

West Back Road and Norton Street impress

Despite rainfall, the Guinness Greatest of the Street Futsal Competition proceeded as planned when the first eight matches of round two were contested at the Burnham Court on Monday night .

Mom says decision to exclude son Devon Millington an “unjust one”

Mom says decision to exclude son Devon Millington an “unjust one”

The mother of Golden Jaguars striker Devon Millington is questioning the exclusion of her son from the national football team to play against Guatemala in an international friendly match today in Atlanta, Georgia, USA .

Conquerors/Santos match to be replayed tonight

Namilco Football Festival…

The last semi-final match in the Namilco Football Festival Knockout tournament between Fruta Conquerors and Santos Football Club will be replayed tonight at the Tucville Playfield at 7pm .

We met our targets says Nash

GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Brendon Nash has hailed West Indies batting in the first innings of the first Test against Sri Lanka, and observed they stuck to their game plan .

GTTA to host singles edition of Open Inter-Organization Tournament today

The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) will stage the singles edition of the Open Inter-Organization Tournament today, beginning from 9am at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue .

McCullum double hundred secures draw for Kiwis

HYDERABAD, India (Reuters) - Brendon McCullum stroked his first double century to dash India’s hopes of forcing a victory against New Zealand on the final day of the second test yesterday .

Defiant Younus guides Pakistan to safety

DUBAI (Reuters) - Younus Khan notched his 17th test hundred to guide Pakistan to a draw against South Africa on the final day of the first Test yesterday .

EU-sponsored medal Play golf  tourney on today

EU-sponsored medal Play golf tourney on today

The Guyana based European contingent for this weekend’s Guyana Open will be looking to sharpen their skills at the European Union (EU) sponsored  Medal Play tournament billed for today (Public Holiday) at the Lusignan Golf Club .

Hampshire, Somerset confirmed for 2011 tourney

LONDON, CMC – Hampshire and Somerset, the top two sides in the English Twenty20 Championship, have confirmed their participation in the Caribbean T20 Championship to be staged next January in Antigua and Barbados .

Edwards, Brooks added to Barbados trial squad

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Fidel Edwards could make his comeback to competitive action in the Caribbean Twenty20 Championship .

OUTCLASSED!

OUTCLASSED!

- AND 1’s fly past Guyana’s All Stars 101-55

The AND 1 Streetball team brought the curtain down on Wildfire Entertainment’s All-Star Basketball Weekend Sunday night with their 101-55 annihilation of Wildfire Entertainment’s Guyana All-Star team .

Gayle floors Sri Lanka with brilliant double ton

GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – A rampaging Chris Gayle uncorked his third Test double century and his highest score on foreign soil, to spearhead a fabulous West Indies batting effort on the opening day of the first Test against Sri Lanka here yesterday .

Golden Jaguars need substantial support to finally roar

Golden Jaguars need substantial support to finally roar

The Golden Jaguars were not destructive these last few weeks .

McCullum steadies Kiwis after Harbhajan century

HYDERABAD, India, (Reuters) - New Zealand’s Brendon  McCullum stood firm with his sixth test hundred yesterday to  leave the second test against India evenly poised .

Trevon Griffith notches up another first division century

Trevon Griffith notches up another first division century

West Indies under-19 opener Trevon Griffith notched up another first division century for Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) over the weekend while his teammate Totaram Bishun again took over 10 wickets in the Carib Beer Heroes Cup two-day first division cricket competition at the Queenstown ground .

Daly-Ramdyhan and Miller are mixed doubles champions

Jeremy Miller and Shelly Daly-Ramdyhan on Sunday defeated Krystal Sukra and Andy Gouveia to win the mixed doubles competition of the Pegasus Open lawn tennis tournament at the hotel’s courts .

Suns nail 22 three pointers to beat Lakers

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) - The Phoenix Suns made 22  three-pointers, the second highest in an NBA game, to beat two-time defending champion Los Angeles Lakers 121-116 on Sunday .

Lewis is 18 years and under champ

Gavin Lewis gained his first boys’ singles 18 years  and under champion title as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association Pegasus Open continued on Sunday .

Guinness Greatest of the Streets

Round two wraps up tonight The second round of the recently commenced Guinness Greatest of the Street Futsal competition will wrap up tonight with eight matches at the Culture Centre Tarmac, Mandela Avenue from 6pm .

Flora GCC of Guyana retains hockey title in T/dad

Flora Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) Spartans hockey club retained their Under-21 women’s title at the fifth Shandy Carib Magnolias Indoor hockey tournament at the Woodbrook Youth Facility, in Trinidad on Saturday .

Kallis, Amla combine to put South Africa on top

DUBAI, (Reuters) -  Pakistan face an uphill battle to  save the first test after closing the fourth day on 109 for two  after being set a formidable winning target of 450 by South  Africa yesterday .

Krsikal Persaud takes the lead

Krsikal Persaud takes the lead

Two time national men’s Open chess champion Kriskal Persaud is in the lead after four completed rounds of the National Closed Chess tournament which commenced Saturdaty at the Ocean Spray Hotel .

Digicel Golf Classic title for Cummings

Digicel Golf Classic title for Cummings

Roy Cummings might not be as well known a golfer as his father Syd and brothers Bruce and Andre .

Police Officers suffer 2-3 upset defeat by GFS

The Police Officers Mess “A” team lost 2-3 to the Guyana Fire Service (GFS) on Sunday in their semi final encounter of the 2010 Inter-Organization teams table tennis tournament at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue .

Gayle ready to lead Windies batting charge

GALLE, Sri Lanka,  CMC – One of the concerns West Indies fans had ahead of the tour of Sri Lanka was Chris Gayle’s response to being stripped of the captaincy .

Persaud shoots his way to Queensway national title

Persaud shoots his way to Queensway national title

Full-bore captain Mahendra Persaud was yesterday crowned national rifle shooting champion for the second time in three years following the conclusion of the Queensway-sponsored championships yesterday at the Timehri Rifle ranges .

Georgetown sweep All-Star games

Georgetown sweep All-Star games

- As Seniors edge Linden in overtime On the heels of claiming the Junior All-Star title, Georgetown’s Senior All-Star team clinched a 78-77 victory in overtime over Linden’s Senior All-Stars to sweep the Linden-Georgetown All-Star games of Wildfire Entertainment’s All-Star Basketball Weekend at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Saturday night .

Guyana’s Digicel hopes still alive

Guyana’s Digicel hopes still alive

-Coach Wayne Dover Despite losing to Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors in the second stage in the twin island republic recently Guyana’s Golden Jaguars hopes  are  still alive  of  winning the coveted 2010 Digicel Caribbean Football Cup .

Gagged!

Gagged!

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Dr .

Alpha United reach final at expense of defending champs

A terrific night of football was unfortunately cut short due to a power failure when the second semifinal match in the Namilco Football Festival between host Fruta Conquerors and Santos ended prematurely at the Tucville Playfield on Saturday night .

Forde come up short again

- places second in South American 10k in Panama while Horatio runs wrong route Guyana’s leading distance athlete Cleveland Forde once again missed out on sweep of all three races of the annual South American 10K event when he placed second behind Columbian Jason Gurieneer in the third staging of the International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) South American Athletics Confederation 10 km Road Classic, yesterday in Panama .

Vettel takes title, Alonso fumes at error

ABU DHABI, (Reuters) - Germany’s Sebastian Vettel  sobbed with joy at becoming Formula One’s youngest champion and  Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso shook his fist as his title hopes  disappeared into the desert on Sunday .

Woods provides late fireworks to finish on a high

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Tiger Woods provided the  large galleries at the Victoria Golf Club something to remember  as he shot his equal-best round of the year, a six-under-par  65, at the Australian Masters yesterday .

Sammy realistic about Windies’ chances in Test series

GALLE, Sri Lanka, CMC – Darren Sammy acknowledges that West Indies face an enormous task of trying to topple Sri Lanka in their three-Test series, which begins today .



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