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GFF extends sympathy on Bishop’s passing

— final whistle blown on illustrious career

Shawn `Fatso’ Bishop

Acting President of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson has expressed shock at the passing of former Golden Jaguars and Alpha United footballer Shawn `Fatso’ Bishop who passed away after a period of brief illness Friday.

T20 team batting again

-national T20 team back in WICB tournament; set to depart today for Antigua

Members of the head table at the GCB press conference yesterday from left, Alfred Mentore, Raj Singh, Anand Sanasie, Fizul Bacchus, Christopher Barnwell and Robin Singh. (Orlando Charles photo)

Two days after being told that they would no longer participate in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Twenty20 tournament and one day after learning that they would be replaced by a WICB `B’ team, the Amazon Conquerors as the national T20 team is known found themselves back in the competition.

Hope wants better facilities for Caribbean’s Simon Pures

Maurice Hope in his early boxing days.

By Emmerson Campbell Having straddled the best that Britain and Antigua has to offer in the way of facilities for amateur and professional boxers it is no wonder that former World Boxing Council’s (WBC) Junior middleweight champion, Maurice Hope wants better facilities for the regions boxers.

GSL Preparatory T10 competition to commence shortly

The Guyana Softball League (GSL) and its affiliates namely the Georgetown Softball Cricket League (GSCL); Linden Softball Cricket League (LSCL);  Lower East Coast Softball Cricket League (LECSCL); Upper East Coast Softball Cricket League (UECSCL); Berbice Cricket League(BSCL) and the Essequibo Softball Cricket League (ESCL) will stage a preparatory T10 softball tournament for male and female softball teams around the country shortly.

Philip George laid to rest

Phillip `One Foot’ George’s Casket leaving the church after the funeral service at the Our lady of Fatima Cathedral on North Road yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

Coach of the Bounty Colts basketball team, Philip Rockcliffe ‘One Foot’ George was laid to rest yesterday after a ceremony at the Our Lady of Fatima Cathedral on North Road which was attended by a large number of former players.