Defending champs off to winning start

Defending champions Sparta Boss got their campaign off to a perfect start, disposing of Kitty by a 2-0 score line when the fourth annual Mackeson Keep Your Five Alive knockout tourney continued on Sunday at the California Square Tarmac, East Ruimveldt.

Sheldon Shepherd opened the scoring for the East La Penitence unit through a second half 14th minute conversion. The lead would be doubled two minutes later as Denis Edwards found the back of the net.

In the fourth fixture, West Front Road defeated Bent Street by a 3-2 margin on penalty kicks following a 0-0 score line at the end of normal time.

The third fixture of the evening witnessed Texas of East Ruimveldt edging East Coast unit Plaisance 3-2 on penalty kicks after regulation time was unable to find a winner with the scores lock at nil-all.

In the second fixture, Castello Housing Scheme earned a walkover victory against East Coast side Victoria Eagles. The opening game of the night saw Island All-Stars defeating Leopold Street on penalty kicks after normal time finished nil-all.

The action continues at the Albouystown Basketball tarmac on Saturday with five fixtures. In the opening matchup, Alexander Village will faceoff with Vryheid’s Lust while Upsetters from West Ruimveldt will match skills with Kings Street Ballers in the second fixture.

In the third matchup Melanie will lock horns with Rasville whilst Charlestown will faceoff with North East La Penitence in the fourth showdown. The final matchup of the evening will witness Albouystown opposing Laing Avenue in an eagerly anticipated fixture.

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Off-spinner Sunil Narine (left) will be a key member of the West Indies attack.

Confident Windies seek happy ending

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – West Indies will seek to write a happy ending to a promising Tri-Nations campaign when they clash with Australia in today’s final, in a contest that brings together the champions of the Twenty20 and 50-overs World Cups.

GABF President Nigel Hinds (sitting centre) displaying an official team jersey in the presence of Director of Sport Christopher Jones (2nd from left sitting) while members of the Guyana Boys and Girls u16 squads and management staff look on

GABF unveils teams for CBC c/ships

The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) officially unveiled yesterday the Boys and Girls u16 teams that will be representing the nation at the upcoming Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) Championship on local shores.

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Jeffrey crowned Time Trial champion for a third time

Add another National Time-Trial title to Raynauth Jeffrey’s collection. Yesterday, the 22-year old star cyclist put on an epic display of racing against the clock and the inclement weather to earn the title of National Senior Time Trial champion for the third time.

Darren Bravo is one of only two West Indian batsmen to score a century in the current Ballr Tri Series One Day tournament.

Bravo! West Indies never-say-die

For Trinidad & Tobago and West Indies pacer Shannon Gabriel playing in only his second One Day International it was ‘D’ Day at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Friday as West Indies took on South Africa to secure a place in the final of the Bellr Tri-Nation tournament where they will face world champions Australia today.

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Mixed fortunes for Floodlights

Floodlights softball cricket team endured mixed fortunes last Sunday when the Wolf’s Challenge Cup softball cricket tournament continued at various ground in Georgetown.

Old Fort’s Aderemi Simon unleashing a powerful shot which was denied by GCC’s Stephen Xavier (behind the goalkeeper) during their matchup at the National Gymnasium.

Old Fort, Pit Bulls secure hard-fought wins

Old Fort and Pit Bulls secured the hard-fought wins over Saints and Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) respectively when the Lucozade Indoor Hockey League continued on Friday at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue.

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Mr. Guyana bodybuilding c/ships set for July 10

Fitness fans get ready, the highly anticipated Mr. Guyana Bodybuilding and Fitness Show will be staged on July 10 at the National Cultural Centre.

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Pollard praised as leader, match-winner

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Darren Bravo has hailed Kieron Pollard as a “game winner” and a “leader” and said his presence in the West Indies camp has been invaluable.

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