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Aussie cricketers briefed about Zika virus ahead of WIndies tour

Reproduced from Cricket.com.au Cricket Australia medical staff have briefed Steve Smith and his colleagues regarding the Zika virus ahead of their trip to the West Indies. Australia face West Indies and South Africa in an ODI tri-series next month. They are set to visit Guyana, Saint Kitts and Barbados during the tournament. Quick Single: Finch channeling frustration into fire There ...

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No decision yet on CPL finals venue, talks ongoing- spokesman

Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Thursday rubbished claims by the Guyana government that Trinidad and Tobago has out-bid Guyana to hold the finals and semi-finals of CPL 2016. CPL spokesman, Peter Breen told Demerara Waves Online News that negotiations were continuing. “No decision has been yet and negotiations are ongoing with each of the governments.” “It is inaccurate to say that the ...

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It’s Over! Guyana loses bid to host CPL Finals

With mixed reviews from the local populace on Guyana’s bid to host the finals and semi-finals of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) 2016, Guyana has lost the bid to neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago. This was confirmed by Finance Minister Winston Jordan who was leading Guyana’s bid to host the final matches for the tournament for the first time. Planning to ...

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Gov’t may pay US$1.5M to host CPL finals, five other games

The Government of Guyana may only end up paying the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) principals close to US$1.5M for the hosting of several games during this year’s tournament. Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman, on Wednesday confirmed that the Government has seized the opportunity to host six of the games for the tournament in light that it will be a good ...

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President Granger congratulates West Indies Male and Female Cricket Teams

President David Granger on Sunday congratulated the West Indies male and female teams on their emphatic victories earlier in the day in the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) World Twenty20 and Women’s World Twenty20 championships. The President said that these victories provide us with an opportunity to celebrate and be proud of our collective achievement as a region. The teams’ thrilling victories ...

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Caricom, Hero CPL congratulate Windies

Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Hon. Keith Mitchell, has congratulated the West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams on their heartwarming victories in the World T20 competitions earlier today. The Men’s team defeated England in the Finals by four wickets, with two balls remaining; scoring four consecutive sixes in the ...

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Govt looking to honor Chanderpaul

Despite being him ‘forced’ to retire by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), the government of Guyana says it is exploring ways to honor a great son of the soil – Shivnarine Chanderpaul. This announcement was made by Natural Resources Minister Raphael Trotman at a press conference on Wednesday. According to Trotman, Cabinet has mandated Education and Sport Minister Rupert Roopnaraine ...

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No commitments given to Orlando Group for design of Sports Complex – Govt

Natural Resources Minister and Government Spokesperson Raphael Trotman has affirmed that the government has not given any commitments to an Orlando Architecture firm for the design of a new sports complex. This is against the backdrop of reports in international media that the company will be responsible for the design of multimillion dollar complex in Georgetown. Baker Barrios Architects, Inc. ...

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Updated: Orlando group to design Guyana sports complex; govt approval yet to be granted

Baker Barrios Architects, Inc. Wednesday said it was in the final rounds of designing the future home of the Guyana Sports Complex in the Co-operative Republic of Guyana – a sovereign state on the northern mainland of South America. “The master plan creates a true destination and an exciting experience for visitors, spectators and athletes, while establishing a framework for ...

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