Sports

Garraway’s blows by qualifying standard

-Clocks blistering 10.6s to win BU17 100m to qualify for South American Youth Championships

Tevin Garraway

In 10.6 seconds, fifteen year-old Tevin Garraway validated his reputation as the country’s most impressive youth athlete at the South American Youth/Under 23 Championship Trials  on Saturday at the Police Sports Club ground Eve Leary.

Button enjoys Spa win after Alonso crashes

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium,  (Reuters) – McLaren’s Jenson Button won the Belgian Grand Prix from pole position yesterday after a first corner pile-up ended the hopes of team mate Lewis Hamilton and Ferrari’s Formula One leader Fernando Alonso.

Ashwin’s five torments New Zealand again

BANGALORE, (Reuters) – India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin once again turned out to be New Zealand’s tormentor with his fifth five-wicket haul that left the visitors at 232 for nine at the close of the third day’s play in the second and final test  yesterday.

James does it again…

Neisa Allen (extreme left) clearly runs away with the female under-23 200 metres ahead of her competitors yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Treiston Joseph Local sprinting phenomenon Stephan James once again placed himself atop the pecking order of junior sprinters with a dominating 200 metres performance yesterday at the National Under-23 Championships held at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary.

Time to identify Sammy’s successor

Andrew Strauss

Andrew Strauss offered one reason for his resignation as England’s long-serving captain last week. No, he stressed, it was nothing to do with South Africans – either Kevin Pietersen and his infamous tweets or Graeme Smith’s men who had taken the No.1 ranking away from his team just a few days earlier.

Hassan and Christian score Heroes Cup centuries

— Gittens and Dodson score NBS tons

Dwayne Dodson

By Neil Barry The Georgetown Cricket Association’s Carib Beer and Friends of Cricket Heroes Cup was highlighted by centuries from Derwin Christian and Imran Hassan while Andrew Lyght jr., fell one short of a century of his own as the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC ) imposed itself upon Transport Sports Club.

Robin Persaud wins yet again

Robin Persaud cruises across the finish line to take the winning spoils of the feature 35-lap event of the 36th annual National Sports Commission cycle programme. (Orlando Chrales photo)

By Emmerson Campbell National cyclist, Robin Persaud continues to show why he is the most consistent cyclist in Guyana today. Yesterday when the National Sports Commission (NSC) and Hassan Mohamed teamed up to pedal off the 36th annual  11-race youth cycling programme at the National Park, Persaud rode away with the trophy for the feature 35-lap event in affluent fashion.