Track and field Olympians, Troy Doris and Brenessa Thompson along with cricketer, Leon Johnson were among the top awardees when the National Sports Commission (NSC) hosted its annual award ceremony Friday evening at the Pegasus Hotel.
-wants assistance from gov’t to come before and not after teams return
President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), K. Juman-Yassin Friday lambasted the government and the National Sports Commission’s decision to fund the successful CARIFTA Games team with a grand total of zero dollars.
-half centuries from Hodge, Taylor give Hurricanes first innings lead
Leeward Islands Hurricanes batted the entire days ending on 255 for seven for a a 68 runs first innings lead over the Guyana Jaguars at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence in the Digicel/West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Four – Day championships yesterday.
The East Coast of Demerara derby will take centre stage tonight when Buxton United battles fierce rival Victoria Kings in the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Stag Beer Elite League at the Buxton Community Ground.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Captain Jason Holder struck his fifth Test half-century but only 69 balls were possible as rain wrecked the second day of the opening Test between West Indies and Pakistan here yesterday.
The 12 student athletes which were part of the historic eight-medal haul (four gold) at the just concluded Flow CARIFTA Games in Curacao will each receive full scholarships to the University of Guyana.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – Teenaged West Indies batting star Hayley Matthews made her presence felt, stroking an unbeaten half-century to fire Barbados to a comfortable seven-wicket win over Jamaica in the second round of the Women’s Regional Super50 here yesterday.
—His Excellency President David Granger tells CARIFTA Games athletes
President David Granger, welcomed the contingent of athletes which returned home yesterday to a hero’s welcome at State House after they raced into the record books at the recent Flow CARIFTA Games in Curacao.
Leeward Islands Hurricane ended the first day of their final round Digicel, West Indies Cricket Board (WICD) Regional four-day clash against host Guyana Jaguars on 62 – 0 when play was called at the Guyana National Stadium Providence, yesterday after skipper Rahkeem Cornwall produced another sensational bowling performance, grabbing his third five-wicket-haul of the season to dislodge Guyana for a less-than-par first-innings total of 187.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – High quality half-centuries from Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich averted catastrophe for West Indies and helped the Caribbean side make a strong finish to the opening day of the first Test against Pakistan here yesterday.
Fitness fans get ready, the highly anticipated National Novices Champion-ship will be staged this evening at the Theatre Guild.
The first time competing musclemen and women outfitted with rippling abdominals, well defined quadriceps, sculpted arms and bikinis will be on display as they battle for supremacy and the tag of Guyana’s top novice bodybuilder and fitness athlete.
KOLKATA, India, CMC – Sunil Narine produced a cameo with the bat in the opening role but proved ineffective with the ball, as Kolkata Knight Riders went down by four wickets to Dwayne Smith’s Gujarat Lions at Eden Gardens here yesterday.