By Colin Benjamin
A tournament whose journey began on the 15th of July, with more than 100 teams across the 10 regions of Guyana concluded last night with the Government Technical Institute triumphing in the inaugural Digicel Schools football championships.
After months of preparation and weeks of intense training, the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation yesterday named a squad of 12 players to represent Guyana at the 21st CBC Championships which will bounce off on July 23 – 29 in Nassau, The Bahamas.
LA PLATA, Argentina, (Reuters) – Paraguay, who did not have a single shot on target in 120 minutes of a goalless Copa America quarter-final, sent holders Brazil crashing out 2-0 on penalties yesterday.
SANDWICH, England, (Reuters) – Darren Clarke’s long wait for a first major title ended when he fought off a pack of Americans to claim a magnificent three-shot victory at a windswept British Open yesterday.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Stuart Broad and Tim Bresnan were given the nod ahead of fellow paceman Steve Finn in England’s 12-man squad for Thursday’s opening test of the four-match series against India at Lord’s.
-Jamaica captures first men’s 4x100 metres gold medal in 22 years
MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico, CMC – Leford Green continued his love affair with the Central American Stadium track on Saturday, when he again upstaged World-rated Javier Culson to win the men’s 400 metres hurdles at the Central American & Caribbean Senior Championships.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Windward Islands and West Indies off-spinner Shane Shillingford was upstaged by a penetrative spell from former Barbados Under-19 captain Renaldo Parris to put Maple on the brink of victory over Pickwick in the Barbados Cricket Association’s Division 1 championship on Saturday.
Despite a rain-hit day, 5000 and 1500 metres national record holder Cleveland Forde finished fourth in the men’s 5000 metres last Saturday at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Championships in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico.