Shabazz elected president of Road Runners athletic club

Diallo Jamal Shabazz was last Friday elected unopposed as president of Road Runners Track and Field Club at its Annual General Meeting at the Thomas Lands, YMCA building.

Wincel Thomas, co-founder and former first vice president of the club, declined nomination but later accepted the  position of Organising Secretary.

The new executives are President-Diallo Jamal Shabazz, first vice president-Royston McDonald, Secretary – Shellon Beckles, Treasurer-Narine Ramroop, Assistant Sec-retary/Treasurer-Marilyn Gibson, Organising Secretary Wincel Thomas and Public

Diallo Jamal Shabazz
Diallo Jamal Shabazz

Relations Officer-Rawle Franklyn.

The Committee Members are Terrence Alleyne, Kenneth Assanah, Eusi Harlequin and Nigel Siland.

Virlyn Gibson,  U14 silver medallist high jumper at the 2013 National School championships was appointed Club Captain, while Shabazz, Thomas, Royston McDonald, Narine Ramroop and Nigel Siland are the appointed coaches. Major General (Ret’d) Norman McLean is the patron of the club and former AAG President, Claude Blackmore, the Technical Director.

According to a press release, the  club intends to stage a recruitment drive to enroll male and female athletes from Buxton, Sophia, Agricola, Tiger Bay, and Albouystown. Shabazz expressed gratitude to President Donald Ramotar and several other entities and individuals including Major General (ret’d), Norman McLean, Lt Col (ret’d) Larry London, Compton Mendonca, Dr. Carl Max Hanoman, Director of DeSinco, Frank DeAbreu, Director of Youth and Sports, Neil Kumar, Mohamed’s Enterprise, Les Ramalho, Rudy Grant, Noble House Seafoods, Kaieteur News Publisher, Glenn Lall, GT&T, Vic Inshanally of Guy enterprise, Director of Marketing (Banks DIH), George McDonald and Marco Trading.

 

More in Sports

Batsman Marlon Samuels drives during his half-century against India on the fourth day of the opening Test on Sunday. (Photo courtesy WICB)

Windies suffer innings defeat after batting flops again

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies’ batting collapsed for the second time in as many days as India crushed them by an innings and 92 runs inside four days in the opening Test here yesterday to take a 1-0 lead in the four-match series.

West Indies captain Jason Holder … said execution was at fault for his side’s capitulation.

Holder blames execution for heavy loss

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – West Indies captain Jason Holder yesterday flagged a number of glaring areas where he felt his team went wrong but said the biggest flaw was in “execution”, after they tumbled to a heavy innings and 92-run defeat to India within four days in the opening Test.

default placeholder

TT beat Guyana by five wickets in WICB Women’s T20

Anisa Mohammed starred with the ball as Trinidad and Tobago defeated Guyana by five wickets yesterday in the ongoing West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Women’s T20 tournament played at the Providence National Stadium.

Action between D.C. Cesar Fox Secondary and Sir Leon Lessons in their quarterfinal matchup at the Bartica Community ground in the Digicel Schools Football Championship yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

George’s last-gasp goal propels Sir Leon Lessons to semis

A last gasp goal from David George propelled South Georgetown holders Sir Leon Lessons to a 3-2 quarterfinal win over Region Number seven’s D.C.

default placeholder

Charles inspires Zouks to third home Hero CPL win

A match-winning stand between Shane Watson and Johnson Charles saw the St Lucia Zouks to victory over Guyana Amazon Warriors at the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) yesterday.

Batting star Taylor eyeing 50-overs World Cup conquest

Batting star Taylor eyeing 50-overs World Cup conquest

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Last Saturday marked a year to go before the final of the ICC Women’s World Cup in England and West Indies captain Stafanie Taylor says she is quietly plotting the capture of the title at Lord’s in a year’s time.

Comments

About these comments

The comments section is intended to provide a forum for reasoned and reasonable debate on the newspaper's content and is an extension of the newspaper and what it has become well known for over its history: accuracy, balance and fairness. We reserve the right to edit or delete comments which contain attacks on other users, slander, coarse language and profanity, and gratuitous and incendiary references to race and ethnicity.

Stay updated! Follow Stabroek News on Facebook or Twitter.

Get the day's headlines from SN in your inbox every morning: