Sports

Team selected for Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Championships

Sensei Troy Bobb is currently preparing his group of young karatekas for what will be Guyana’s fifth year of participation at the Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Championships to be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago .

Demerara and Essequibo locked in tight battle

By Marlon MunroeEssequibo and Demerara were locked in a tight battle at the end of the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board four-day Inter-County cricket competition at the Anna regina Community Development Centre ground yesterday .

Deonarine slams unbeaten century

Narsingh Deonarine struck an unbeaten century as Berbice closed with a lead of 266 runs over the Rest Team at the close of the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board senior four day Inter County tournament at the Demerara Cricket Club ground in Queenstown yesterday .

TTCB poised for legal action over newspaper bribery claims

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Trinidad & Tobago’s cricket chief Deryck Murray has hit back against a newspaper report accusing his Board of bribery, and says they will be pursuing legal action against the media house .

GTTA to host all-included Ken DeAbreu Table Tennis League

The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in its efforts to promote table tennis countrywide will host the Ken DeAbreu Table Tennis League from October 3rd through to November 22 at the Malteenoes Sports Club .

Sport Ministry to host Day of Interaction Sunday at Better Hope

The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the National Sports Commission have organised their first Day of Interaction on Sunday starting at 9:30hrs at Better Hope Community Centre ground, East Coast Demerara .

Neal and Massy hands over cheque, trophies to GCB

The Neal and Massy Group of Companies yesterday handed over a cheque and trophies to the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) for the 2009 countrywide, first division limited overs cricket competition which has already commenced .

‘Sexy Panther’ to stalk ‘Mystery Lady’ and promote Guyana

… Caribbean Fury boxer excited for belt and heritage By Gary TimGeorgia, USA (SMS) — There she sat at home, concerned about the apparent effects of the recent floods in Atlanta, Georgia .

Depleted Windies open campaign against Pakistan

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – West Indies will be looking to cause a stir in their opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy, when they face Pakistan today at The Wanderers .

Essequibo in control against Demerara

Essequibo in control against Demerara

…Pacers Garraway and Benn destructive on first dayBy Marlon MunroeInter-County cricket minnows Essequibo are in firm grip of proceedings, mainly due to the destructive bowling of a duo of pacers Trevor Benn (3-18) and Trevon Garraway (4-62) on the first day of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Senior Four-day tournament .

GCB Four-Day Inter-County Competition

GCB Four-Day Inter-County Competition

Berbice have slight edge after first day Berbice had a slight edge against the Rest Team at stumps on day one of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Four-day Inter–County competition which bowled off yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, Quenstown .

Lethem and East Coast to kick start

Lethem and East Coast to kick start

GFF Inter-Association Women’s League today With the aim of revitalizing women’s football in Guyana, the GFF will today start its Inter-Association Women’s League at the Tucville ground with a clash between Lethem and the East Coast of Demerara .

National chess qualification tourney… Taffin Khan takes early lead

National chess qualification tourney… Taffin Khan takes early lead

Learie Webster handed Wendell Meusa only his third defeat in competitive chess locally but it was national junior champion Taffin Khan and Ronuel Greenidge who are the early leaders after three completed rounds of the seniors National Qualification Chess tournament .

GCB sends message of condolence following Ramsingh’s death

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)yesterday sent out a message of condolence to the family of the late Cecil Ramsingh who passed away last Thursday in Miami, United States of America following a brief illness .

Mackeson English/K&S Futsal Tournament

Millington leads Tigers into quarterfinals A terrific display of skill from Devon Millington, who rattled up a helmet-trick, propelled his team BK International Western Tigers into the quarterfinal of the Mackeson English/Kashif and Shanghai Futsal Tournament as they defeated Sunburst Camptown in the final match of the night on Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .

Sri Lanka overturn hosts South Africa – 1st match

CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – Tillakaratne Dilshan scored his third One-day International to set things up, and the bowlers – led by Ajantha Mendis – cooperated to hand Sri Lanka a 55-run victory under the Duckworth-Lewis Method over hosts South Africa in the rain-affected opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy yesterday .

Chess legend Kasparov beats Karpov in 1st rematch

VALENCIA, (Reuters Life!) - Deft moves by chess  legend Garry Kasparov gave him a decisive upper hand against  long-time rival Anatoly Karpov in the first set of a 12-game  re-match in Valencia, Spain yesterday .

Fernandes beaten at World Open

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Hong Kong’s Joey Chan resisted a late fightback from Guyana’s Nicolette Fernandes to win their second round qualifying match at the Forexx Women’s World Open Squash tournament on Monday night .

Former world number one Henin to make comeback

BRUSSELS, (Reuters) - Former world number one  Justine Henin is to make a comeback, less than two years after  retiring from tennis .

Hercules on target in T&T Pro League

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad,  CMC – Guyana’s Collie Hercules was on target for Tobago United when the T&T Digicel Pro League regular season ended on Sunday with two re-scheduled matches .