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Men humble Mexico 12-0, women record first win

4 hours 48 min ago
Guyana recorded their best showing so far in the Pan American Indoor Hockey championships humbling Mexico and Barbados in the men and womenТs divisions respectively yesterday at the Cliff Anderson...

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Warner brings out the old ‘Bull’ to ignite the Ashes

4 hours 50 min ago
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Age and fatherhood may have mellowed David Warner, but nothing coaxes the old ‘Bull’ out of the Australia vice-captain like a home Ashes series.

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Bangladesh trials a good test for hot Ashes, says Handscomb

4 hours 50 min ago
MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Australia middle order batsman Peter Handscomb says his fighting innings in the nausea-inducing humidity of Bangladesh last month should put him in good stead for the...

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Self-belief, fight crucial to beating Zimbabwe: Brathwaite

4 hours 51 min ago
BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Vice-captain Kraigg Brathwaite has warned the two-Test series against Zimbabwe will not be a straightforward one, and has urged his teammates to show the same self-belief...

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Long term interests should guide award of oil exploration leases -Greenidge

4 hours 52 min ago
Although government’s advisor on oil and gas, Jan Mangal, has argued that competitive bidding should be employed in the award of future oil exploration leases, Minister of Foreign Affairs Carl...

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Batting concerns for Taylor despite series sweep

4 hours 53 min ago
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC – Captain Stafanie Taylor remains concerned about her side’s batting despite their convincing clean sweep of last week’s three-match One-Day International series against Sri...

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Cops not focusing on M&CC officials’ failure to report sexual abuse of boy

4 hours 53 min ago
Police investigators will be focusing on the alleged sexual abuse of a 15-year-old boy committed by a city constabulary officer two months ago and not on the failure of the Mayor of City Council...

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Golden Stars upset BV Triumph in NAMILCO U17 football

4 hours 54 min ago
Golden Stars upset Beterverwagting (BV)/Triumph United 3-1 yesterday when the East Coast Demerara zone in the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) U17 Football League continued at the Grove Community...

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Suspect in Da Silva St arson tried to set wife on fire

4 hours 54 min ago
A domestic brawl nearly turned deadly on Tuesday night when a man allegedly armed himself with a bottle of gasoline and attempted to set his wife on fire at Newtown, Kitty.

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PNCR Day of Sports to feature Fustal c/ships October 29

4 hours 55 min ago
Sparta Boss, Future Stars, Gold is Money and Back Circle are among the teams that will feature in the upcoming Futsal championships of the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR) 60th Anniversary...

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Diamond family loses home in sparkle stick fire

4 hours 56 min ago
The wooden home of a Diamond, East Bank Demerara family of six went up flames yesterday afternoon, after a fire was started by a child who was playing with a sparkle stick.

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Diwali motorcade sights – Photos by Keno George

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AAG to subsidize airfares to attract top runners for South American marathon

4 hours 56 min ago
In an effort to attract the cream of South America’s road runners and raise the bar of the local leg of the SA 10k billed for November 5, the AAG will team up with COPA Airlines to subsidize ticket...

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Henry assures gov’t commitment to equal rights for LGBT community

4 hours 56 min ago
Education Minister Nicolette Henry on Mon-day assured the government’s commitment to the “inclusion, protection, and recognition” of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ)...

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Trump slams NFL for not making players stand for anthem

4 hours 57 min ago
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump criticized the National Football League on Wednesday for not forcing players to stand for the national anthem, firing back after league...

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Venezuela opposition refuses swearing in, small protest breaks out

4 hours 57 min ago
CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition refused on Wednesday to swear in newly-elected governors before a pro-government legislative superbody it deems...

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Why has the GSPU not been audited for 13 years?

4 hours 57 min ago
Dear Editor, I would like to express a few concerns about the recently concluded 22nd Delegates Conference held by the GPSU on 27th September-29th September 2017.

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After billions spent, troubled PPP/C laptop project a victim of transition

4 hours 57 min ago
Though questions have been raised about the monitoring of laptops distributed under the scrapped One Laptop Per Family (OLPF) project, Minister of Public Telecommunications Cathy Hughes says that...

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Celtics, Golden State Warriors lose opening NBA games

4 hours 58 min ago
(The Sports Xchange) – Highlights from National Basketball Association games on Tuesday: Cavaliers 102, Celtics 99 LeBron James outdueled his former teammate and NBA Finals partner Kyrie Irving...

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Supply man dies after being hit by truck

4 hours 58 min ago
A security guard died yesterday morning after he was struck by a truck along the Land of Canaan, East Bank Demerara (EBD) public road.

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