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World class ruggers still not getting support

-Nascimento laments

The National Men’s 15s rugby team were photographed with the top brass of the GRFU, former president of the union, Kit Nascimento and stakeholders following the reception at Duke Lodge on Wednesday night.

What more does rugby have to do to earn and deserve full, unqualified national support and funding? This was the question asked by former president of the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Kit Nascimento on Wednesday night during a reception at Duke Lodge to celebrate the NACRA 15s championship.

LTI thrashes Bishops’ High 42-20

…at schools youth basketball festival

Linden Technical Institute (LTI) walloped Bishops’ High School by a 42-20 score line when the Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) 9th National School Basketball Festival (NSBF) continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Wednesday.

Ronaldo the ‘most complete player ever’, says Klose

Ronaldo

SANTO ANDRE, Brazil, (Reuters) – Germany striker Miroslav Klose described Ronaldo as “the most complete player ever” yesterday after overtaking the former Brazil forward as the World Cup’s all-time record scorer with his 16th goal in the semi-final victory over the hosts.

Brazil sports minister says 7-1 loss shows shake-up needed

Aldo Rebelo

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – Brazil’s humiliating 7-1 defeat by Germany has left a deep scar on the World Cup hosts and highlighted the need for a soccer shake-up in the country, but it was not on the same scale as the “national tragedy” of losing the 1950 final, Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo said yesterday.

Romero the hero

…as Argentina edge Dutch in shootout

Maxi Rodriguez of Argentina scores in the penalty shootout to win the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Semi Final match between Netherlands and Argentina at Arena de Sao Paulo yesterday in Sao Paulo, Brazil. (FIFA.com photo)

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – Argentina’s Sergio Romero launched himself left and right to save two penalties in a 4-2 shootout win over the Netherlands yesterday that sealed the South Americans’ first World Cup final appearance in 24 years.

GCB announces U-15, U-19 squads

-Yadram to lead U-15s

Tagenarine Chanderpaul

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has announced its Under-15 and Under-19 squads to compete in this year’s Regional Tournament and noted that all the players will be encamped at its hostel at La Bonne Intention.