Topp XX blitz Kwakwani Strikers 3-0 as Eagles United/Hi Stars match abandoned

By Joe Chapman THREE unanswered second-half goals by Topp XX saw them to an enterprising 3-0 win over Kwakwani Strikers, but controversy brought an abrupt end to the second game in this year’s opening night of the 5th edition of the Upper Demerara Football Association’s GT Beer year-end football at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground,

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Guyana could lose out on retaining CBC title due to funding

… GBA president Ninvalle extremely disappointed   GUYANA stand to lose their Caribbean Boxing Championship (CBC) title which they secured in 2015, and successfully defended last year in Barbados, due mainly to funding for the initially proposed 13-member team of boxers. Additionally, Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) was hoping to send two referee/judges along with four

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Taylor hits record ton as Windies chase mammoth total

  ROSS Taylor joined Martin Crowe and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson atop the country’s list for hundreds after finishing 107 not out on day three in Hamilton. Ross Taylor celebrated a record-equalling 17th Test century for New Zealand to leave West Indies fighting to avoid a series whitewash. The 33-year-old raised his bat during

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‘Sons of Champions’ will be a knockout – promoter Seon Bristol

THE December 26 Sons of Champions boxing card will attract the cream of young pugilists from Guyana and will deliver a knockout blow. That is the belief of promoter Seon Bristol who has collaborated with the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) to stage the card on a day traditionally set aside for boxing in Guyana. “The

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Burnett destroys Pacesetters to hand Kobras second win

… Ravens edge Bulls in one-point thriller   JUST when it mattered most, Travis ‘The Blur’ Burnett, one of the country’s premier point guards, poured in a tournament-high 41 points against his former club Pacesetters, to lead newcomers Kobras to a 84-64 points win, to keep their ‘final four’ spot alive in this year’s Guyana

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Sparta Boss, Leopold St square off today for final spot

FOLLOWING the abandonment of their semi-final clash, defending champions Sparta Boss and Leopold Street will clash for a place in the final of the Georgetown Zone of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ competition this afternoon, at the National Cultural Centre tarmac, starting at 17:00hrs. The winners will meet West Front Road ‘Gold is Money’

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Batting let us down, says Griffith

GUYANA Jaguars manager/assistant coach Rayon Griffith blamed his batsmen for the historic tie in round six of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Professional Cricket League (PCL) Four-day encounter against the Windward Islands Volcanoes on Sunday at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence. The title-holders’ batsmen folded at the hands of off-spinner Shane Shillingford, who bowled the

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Afghanistan to make Test debut against India in 2018

AFGHANISTAN will play their inaugural Test match against India in 2018. Rahul Johri, the BCCI chief executive officer, confirmed that India would host Afghanistan, and that the two boards would work out the venue and the dates shortly. Since being inducted as an ICC Full Member in June, alongside Ireland, Afghanistan have been looking for

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Debra Daniels appointed Sports Organiser in Region 2

A NEW Sports Organiser has been appointed in Region 2 recently by the National Sports Commission (NSC) after a void was left following the resignation of Darshan Persaud from the post. After an absence of almost two years, the post has now been filled by Debra Daniels whose task will be to organise sporting activities

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ASHES TEST: Iconic WACA Stadium in Perth prepares for final bow

By Joel Dubber PERTH, Australia (Reuters) – A ground rich with cricketing history but wanting of modern comforts will take its final Ashes bow when Australia host England in the third Test at the WACA on Thursday. Australia’s pace bowlers will hope to make England’s last visit a forgettable one for their batsmen on a

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