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Feyenoord humiliated 10-0, Ronaldo marches on

LONDON, (Reuters) - Former European champions  Feyenoord suffered their worst defeat ever with a 10-0 loss to  Dutch league leaders PSV Eindhoven yesterday .

Nigel Bryan wins Junior Open

Nigel Bryan wins Junior Open

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyana’s Nigel Bryan emerged winner of the Cecil James Memorial Under-18 Open Junior tournament on Saturday at the Maloney Indoor Sport Arena .

National Indoor hockey c/ships gets underway tonight at CASH

National Indoor hockey c/ships gets underway tonight at CASH

The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Limited sponsored National Indoor Hockey championships will bully off at 6pm tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Another unblemished day for Dominic Fraser

Another unblemished day for Dominic Fraser

Dominic Fraser registered another unblemished day Saturday as the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Tennis Tournament continued at the tennis courts of the Pegasus Hotel .

Canoe Federation holds practice session

Canoe Federation holds practice session

As part of its bi-monthly training programme the Guyana Canoe Federation (GCF) held another practice session at the Coverden Marina on Saturday .

Washout gives India ODI series win over Aussies

MARGAO, India, (Reuters) - The third and final  one-dayer between India and Australia yesterday was called off  after steady rain over the past two days waterlogged the  outfield, handing the hosts a 1-0 series win .

Heroes Cup…GCC, GNIC lead on first innings; DCC and MSC locked in tense struggle

Heroes Cup…GCC, GNIC lead on first innings; DCC and MSC locked in tense struggle

- Five wicket hauls for Bishun, Bourne, Ferrier and Barrington Spinners Totaram Bishun, Ranole Bourne, Deon Ferrier and Shemroy Barrington highlighted the second round of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) First Division Heroes Cup with five-wicket hauls yesterday .

GFF National Super League…Seawall upsets Victoria Kings; Alpha continues smooth run

GFF National Super League…Seawall upsets Victoria Kings; Alpha continues smooth run

Seawall United scored an upset victory over Victoria Kings while Alpha continued down victory lane when the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) National Super League continued on Friday at the Georgetown Football Club Ground .

Bailey wins Courtney Walsh award

KINGSTON, Jamaica,  CMC – World and Olympic sprint relay gold medalist Aleen Bailey is the 2010 winner of the Courtney Walsh Award for Excellence .

Tough yes, but WICB needs to be fair and balanced

Tough yes, but WICB needs to be fair and balanced

The in-word in West Indies cricket at the moment is “tough” .

Singh leads ‘D’ Division to win

Khain Singh with the maximum 16 games spearheaded `D’ Division to victory when the Guyana Police Force male and female Inter-Division dominoes competition continued recently .

Giftland on board with All-Star Weekend

Giftland on board with All-Star Weekend

Promoters of the upcoming All-Star Basketball Weekend received a significant boost from Giftland Office Max when they were presented with a number of trophies, basketballs and basketball nets at the company’s location on Water Street on Friday .

World bronze medallist Crippen dies in World Cup race

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Asif wants more time to prepare appeal

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Asif said yesterday he had withdrawn his appeal against a suspension for alleged spot-fixing next week in order to give his lawyers more time to prepare a detailed challenge .

Federer survives early service break to win in Stockholm

Stockholm, (Reuters) - World number two Roger Federer overcame an early break of serve to defeat Croatian Ivan Ljubicic 7-6 6-2 in the semi-finals of the Stockholm Open yesterday .

Chelsea stretch lead at top, Spurs held

LONDON, (Reuters) - Goals by Florent Malouda and Salomon Kalou helped Chelsea open a five-point gap at the top of the Premier League with a 2-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers yesterday .

Australian authorities confirm nine positive tests

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) - Nine Australian athletes face the possibility of two-year bans after returning positive tests for the banned stimulant methylhexaneamine in a recent raft of testing by the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) .

McIlroy finishes down the field at second-tier event

LONDON, (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy’s brief flirtation with Europe’s second tier Challenge Tour proved less than successful yesterday with the world number nine ending tied for 12th at the Egyptian Open .

LeBron’s Heat in the spotlight but Lakers lurking

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) - LeBron James and the Miami  Heat may be the centerpiece of the NBA’s three-ring publicity  circus, but it is the Los Angeles Lakers who experts feel are  poised to win another championship .

MCYS distributes tennis tables to 22 schools

MCYS distributes tennis tables to 22 schools

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports (MCYS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) launched the National Schools Table Tennis Programme yesterday by donating 22 brand new  tennis tables to 22 schools in various administrative regions across Guyana .

Barbados defies Russell to reach final

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Barbados defied a six-wicket haul from new West Indies fast bowling recruit Andre Russell, as they beat Jamaica by 58 runs to march into the final of the WICB One-Day Championship yesterday .

Gayle should have remained for Sri Lanka: Walsh

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – A former West Indies captain believes Chris Gayle should have been asked to lead the regional team to Sri Lanka .

Mickle lights up UG Inter-faculty, Track and Field C/ships

Mickle lights up UG Inter-faculty, Track and Field C/ships

Former national swimmer Asantie Mickle yesterday lit up the University of Guyana Inter-Faculty Track and Field Championships yesterday at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary .

Shock change of heart as Rooney stays at United

MANCHESTER, England, (Reuters) - Wayne Rooney performed a stunning U-turn yesterday by signing a five-year contract to stay at Manchester United and end a week of bombshells with yet another shock .

Asif withdraws appeal against ICC suspension

KARACHI, (Reuters) - Pakistan fast bowler Mohammad Asif has withdrawn his appeal against the suspension imposed on him by cricket’s governing body (ICC) over spot-fixing  allegations .

West Indies U-16 team to tour Australia next month

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – A West Indies Under-16 Invitational side will tour Australia next month where they will play seven matches against state sides and a two-day “Test” against the hosts .

South Africa destroy Zimbabwe by record one-day margin

BENONI, South Africa, (Reuters) - Centuries from JP  Duminy and AB de Villiers propelled South Africa to the second  biggest win in one-day internationals as they crushed Zimbabwe  by 272 runs in the third and final match yesterday .

Banks powers up Troy Humphrey, Samuel Barker Memorial race meet

Banks powers up Troy Humphrey, Samuel Barker Memorial race meet

— company ploughs $300,000 into annual eventThe Kashif and Shanghai Organisation has received some $300,000 from Banks DIH Limited under the Powerade Isotonic Sports Drink brand for the staging of the annual Troy Humphrey and Samuel Barker memorial cycle race meeting at month-end .

Norman Madhoo wins two categories

Norman Madhoo wins two categories

Former national champion Norman Madhoo won tow of three categories of the Lake Mainstay Resort Darts Tournament on Sunday at Granny’s Sports Bar, Market Street, Better Hope .

Joe Public slump to fourth straight loss in final game

MACOYA, Trinidad,  CMC – Joe Public slumped to their fourth straight loss as they ended their CONCACAF Champions League campaign with a 1-4 home defeat to Columbus Crew at the Marvin Lee stadium here Thursday night .

TTCB search for answers to one-day flop

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidadian cricket authorities were set to meet here Thursday in an emergency session to investigate the national side’s failed campaign in the WICB One-Day Championship .

Pele: King of Soccer turns 70 today

Pele: King of Soccer turns 70 today

The greatest soccer player of all-time, Pele, was born on this day in soccer history in 1940 .

Namilco Football Festival kicks off tonight

The fourth annual Fruta Conquerors-organised Namilco Football Festival gets underway tonight at the Tucville Playfield with two matches .

Sarwan to focus on helping to develop Guyana’s cricket

Sarwan to focus on helping to develop Guyana’s cricket

Axed West Indies middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan told  Stabroek Sport yesterday that he has been getting mixed signals about his non-selection for the tour to Sri Lanka next month and this has prompted him to focus his energies on assisting the development of Guyana’s cricket .

Martin hat-trick propels Leewards into final

Martin hat-trick propels Leewards into final

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Leeward Islands tore up the formbooks as they upset the Windward Islands by four runs yesterday, to snatch a place in the final of the WICB One-Day Championship .

Sarwan cites inconsistency among reasons for 50-over tourney loss

Sarwan cites inconsistency among reasons for 50-over tourney loss

-criticises dropping of experienced playersGuyana captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has pinpointed inconsistency among reasons for the national team crashing out of another West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) 50-over tournament in the preliminary rounds and he also lamented the dropping of experienced playersSarwan, who has his own battles with the WICB at the moment, and manager Carl Moore related to Stabroek Sport yesterday that the team’s all-round performance in Jamaica was “disappointing” and the batting “poor” .



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