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Squires, Downes set up clash

Defending champion Phillip Squires and GBTI Open winner Anthony Downes will next face off in the next round of the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel Open tournament after the two registered wins Thursday last in men’s singles matches at the hotel’s courts.

Colts launch Philip George Legacy Basketball tournament

Phillip George

-organisers hope to develop Burnham Court and improve basketball in Georgetown The Colts Basketball Club hopes that the memory and philosophy of their late coach Phillip George will be immortalized in the local basketball arena and they intend to do so by staging the inaugural Phillip George Legacy Basketball tournament from November 16 to December 16 at the Burnham Basketball Court.

Haniff, Persaud share lead at Guyana Open golf tourney

PERFECT FORM! Banks DIH Assistant Managing Director/Marketing Director George Mc Donald performs the symbolic tee off to get the Guyana Open golf tournament underway.

Defending champion Papo Haniff  of Trinidad and Tobago and three-time winner Guyanese Avinash Persaud share the lead while reigning queen Christine Sukhram of Guyana trails at the end of the first day action at the XM Rums sponsored Guyana Open Golf championships yesterday at the Lusignan Golf Club.

All Guyana!

Guyana’s six member team that dominated their Surinamese counterparts. From left Raynauth Jeffrey, Toshawna Doris, Raul Leal, Michael Anthony, Marica Dick and Paul DeNobrega. (Orlando Charles photo)

– Junior cyclists win team time trial; dominate road race By Emmerson Campbell After out riding the Surinamese earlier in the day in the team time trials in the National Park, the local junior riders later took their talents to the open road and dominated their counterparts to retain their Inter Guiana Games (IGG) cycling title.

Group Six is going to be tough —Shabazz

Jamaal Shabazz

‘We are not head and shoulders above the other Caribbean teams’ By Emmerson Campbell After topping Group Two in the first round of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Cup, Guyana’s Golden Jaguars will look to roar to victory against second round foes, French Guiana, host Grenada and Haiti when Group Six action kicks off on November 14.

The bane of a fast bowler

Tony Cozier

By Tony Cozier   Kemar Roach’s torn right knee tendon is, as Ottis Gibson put it, “a blow” to the West Indies team on the eve of the imminent series of two Tests in Bangladesh.

GT&T the backbone of motor racing

GT&T-GMRSC – (R-L) GT&T PRO Allison Parker, GT&T Coordinator Mobile and Sales Allison Dundas, GMRSC Executive Vishok Persaud, Guyenterprise representative Shameer Shib and GT&T Marketing Officer Nicola Duggan at the press conference.  (Iva Wharton photo)

By Iva Wharton The Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company was on Friday lauded by the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) for its support of motor racing ahead of this week-end’s final round of the Caribbean Motor racing Championships at the South Dakota Circuit.

AAG has no excuse says Garraway

Colin Boyce

‘I feel down but I wasn’t surprised’ The South American Youth (Under 17) Championships which were held in Argentina  last weekend but and the agony of not being able to participate in that event still pains 15-year old sprint ace Tevin Garraway.

Tapeball cricket loses another warrior

Robert Narine Boodram

Toolsie Persaud Limited extends deepest sympathy to family Former Toolsie Persaud Limited tapeball cricketer Robert Boodram played his last innings on November 1 in Toronto, Canada after a brief period of illness.

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