Sports

St John’s triumph at North G/town c/ships

- athlete  wins 200m but loses race Marlon Munroe The prelude to Friday’s final hoorah in the North Georgetown track and field championships got even more interesting yesterday even as under-14 male and female athletes Phillip Persaud, Diquan Vancooten and Ashley Tasher left their indelible imprints at the Camp Ayanganna ground .

Suriname retain IGG overall title

Suriname retain IGG overall title

- Guyana/French Guiana tie for second By Rawle Toney After claiming the first leg of the 2009 Inter-Guiana Games (IGG) title which was held in Guyana earlier this year Suriname returned to dominate the second leg, eventually retaining their overall title as the games climaxed in Suriname over the weekend .

Shattaville Masters win by one wicket

Lallbachana Babulall’s unbeaten 54 in partnership with Greg Persaud’s 18 not-out ensured Shattaville Masters’ nail-biting, one wicket win against Rangers Masters at the match played on Sunday .

GT&T Indoor hockey tourney

GT&T Indoor hockey tourney

Blistering start for Hikers, Old Fort men’s teams “A” and Old Fort ‘A’ men’s teams got off to blistering starts as the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph National Indoor Hockey Championships got cracking Monday evening at the  Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Gayle wants to return as Windies captain

DISCOVERY BAY, Jamaica, (Reuters) - Chris Gayle is  happy to take on the West Indies captain’s role again following  an end to the bitter dispute between the players and the West  Indies Cricket Board, the opening batsman has said .

Victoria look to shake up New South Wales

(Cricinfo) New South Wales and Victoria clash today in a replay of their Big Bash final earlier this year .

Pollard batters his way into All-Star XI

DELHI, India,  CMC – Kieron Pollard’s enterprising batting for Trinidad & Tobago has earned him a place in the All Star XI of the Champions League Twenty20 .

Sarwan anxious to play again

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Ramnaresh Sarwan is looking forward to taking to the field of play again .

Third annual NAMILCO Football Festival launched

By Kizan BrumellThe third annual Fruta Conquerors Football Club organized Namilco Football Festival was officially launched in the boardroom of the National Milling Company (NAMILCO) yesterday and will kick off with a double header at the Tucville playfield on Friday .

Barcelona stunned by Rubin, Lyon beat Liverpool

LONDON, (Reuters) - Holders Barcelona suffered a  stunning 2-1 home defeat by Russia’s Rubin Kazan while Liverpool  lost by the same score to Olympique Lyon at Anfield on a night  of high drama and late goals in the Champions League yesterday .

Klitschko to fight American Johnson in December

BERLIN, (Reuters) - WBC heavyweight champion Vitali  Klitschko will go up against American Kevin Johnson in Berne,  Switzerland on Dec .

Lara expects slaughter Down Under for Windies

MELBOURNE, Australia,  CMC – Brian Lara expects West Indies to be swept, when they visit Australia later this year for three Tests against the former World No .

Sankies returned president of Lusignan Golf Club

Mel Sankies was returned as President of Lusignan Golf Club at its Annual General Meeting held recently at the Club House at Lusignan, East Coast Demerara .

Tough going for Barbadians at Pan Am Championship

QUITO, Ecuador,  CMC – Barbadian squash players struggled at the 2009 Pan American Championship this past weekend and Karen Meakins was their only player escaping first-round elimination .

Purlett returns to the ring this weekend

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, CMC – Former world-rated Guyanese boxer Andre Purlett returns to the ring from almost 19 months of inactivity this weekend when he faces American Harold Sconiers in a non-title bout .

Mackenzie High retains title as Inter-Secondary School champions

Mackenzie High retains title as Inter-Secondary School champions

The Mackenzie High School (MHS) kept its banner flying high at this year’s Linden Inter-Secondary and Inter-Primary School championships which ended on Friday .

Rugby players starting rigorous training ahead of Mexico championships

Local rugby players are due to undergo four days of rigorous training under the direction of Technical Director and West Indies Captain Joe Whipple as they gear-up for the Caribbean championships in Mexico next month .

Mackeson East Coast 2009 Premier League continues today

The Ansa McAl sponsored 2009 Mackeson East Coast Demerara Premier League Football Tournament continues today at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Bourda with a double header .

Doubling up!

Doubling up!

-GTI’s Triston Joseph cops sprint double at North Georgetown’s Inter-Schools track and field meet Marlon Munroe National youth sprint champion Triston Joseph enhanced his growing reputation by comfortably capturing the sprint double yesterday to set the tone for Friday’s inter-zone championships and next month’s national championships during the  North Georgetown (District 11) inter-school track event at Camp Ayanganna ground .

Bitten Cape Cobras progress to semis

DELHI, India,  CMC – Cape Cobras collapsed to a 30-run loss to Delhi Daredevils  yesterday but still finished second in League B and will now clash with red hot Trinidad & Tobago in the second semi-final of the Twenty20 Champions League on Thursday .