Sports

Quality of Caribbean umpires hailed

TORONTO, Canada,  CMC – West Indies Cricket Umpires’ Association president, Cecil Fletcher has hailed the quality of Caribbean umpires, noting that significant strides have been made in developing the craft.

Australia to target South Africa with short stuff

SYDNEY, (Reuters) – Australia’s pace bowlers would be pushing the boundaries of acceptable aggression with a barrage of short bowling at South Africa’s batsmen in this week’s first test against the Proteas, captain Michael Clarke said yesterday.

Alfred confident of defeating Munoz

Guyana and WIBA’s bantamweight champion, Shondell ‘Mystery Lady’ Alfred trains at the Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym yesterday ahead of her world title bout later this month in Mexico. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Despite a two-year absence from the ring Guyana’s and Women’s International Boxing Association (WIBA) bantamweight champion Shondell “Mystery Lady” Alfred is brimming with confidence ahead of her world title bout with Mexican Zulina Munoz.

UG rugby team donates blood

One member of the University of Guyana rugby team prepares to donate blood yesterday.

—preparing for tournament in Tobago in December By Yonalla Dalrymple The University of Guyana rugby team yesterday responded to the call in aid of the blood bank’s `Good Samaritan Programme’ for blood donations resulting in 13 members of the team donating blood to the bank.

Bermine through to Neal and Massy semis

Former Guyana under-19 all rounder, Joemal LaFleur, bagged 3-18 from 6.3 overs to help Bermine reach the semi-finals of the inaugural Neal and Massy Intermediate limited overs cricket competition in Berbice.

Grant through to second round

-Pegasus Open men’s singles Veteran tennis player Rudy Grant defeated Albert Madramootoo Monday evening in a men’s singles encounter as the Guyana Tennis Association (GTA)Pegasus Open continued at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel courts.