-with victory in Irene Benjamin 75th birth anniversary road race
On the back of recent sublime form, Hamza Eastman continued his victorious ways yesterday.
One week after winning the Caribbean Wellness Day event on the East Coast of Demerara, the Team Coco’s wheelsman took his talents to the Ancient County and literally sprinted off with the top honors of the Irene Benjamin 75th birth anniversary road race.
Top cyclist Michael Anthony was a double winner yesterday as the first stage of the 17th annual three-stage memorial cycle road race in memory of former Guyana president Dr Cheddi Jagan concluded in West Demerara.
United Cycle Club’s (UCC) Albert Philander held off a strong challenge from national road race champion Raynauth Jeffrey of Team Coco to win the feature 35-lap event at yesterday’s National Sports Commission (NSC) sponsored 11-race cycle programme in the National Park.
Paul DeNobrega emphatically won his second race of the season yesterday lapping all but nine of the 33 starters in the feature 35-lap event of the 13th annual P&P Insurance Brokers and Consultants Limited 11-race cycle programme which was staged at the National Park.
(Reuters) – Cycling could be dumped from the Olympic program if Lance Armstrong implicated the sport’s governing body of covering up a widespread doping scheme, International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Dick Pound told Reuters today.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong “did not come clean in the way I expected” on whether he used performance-enhancing drugs in his cycling career, celebrated talk show host Oprah Winfrey said today, a day after a lengthy interview with the disgraced athlete.
By Iva Wharton
Paul DeNobrega, in a time of 2:2:18s yesterday won the Diamond Mineral Water 50-mile road on the West Bank of Demerara,
The race started at the Demerara Harbour Bridge and the cyclists proceeded to Bushy Park, Parika before returning to finish at the Harbour Bridge.
PARIS, (Reuters) – Australian clothing brand SKINS has filed a law suit against the International Cycling Union (UCI) seeking $2 million in damages and alleging that the sport’s governing body lacked leadership in the fight against doping.