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Johnson lauds cadets for creditable third place finish

-Lewis wants better preparation for players prior to participation in international competitions

The proud Guyanese delegation displayed their third place trophy and medals yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. (Aubrey Crawford photo)

Mental preparation and exposure to higher levels of training and competition were the reasons given by coach Linden Johnson for Guyana finishing third at the recently concluded Cadets and Under-13 table tennis tournament in the Dominican Republic.

Broad and Swann rescue England

Alastair Cook is sent packing by Ishant Sharma.

NOTTINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Stuart Broad  launched a late counter-attack with a blazing 64 to help England  fight back against India on the first day of the second test yesterday.

Birthday boy Alonso eyes nice surprise in Hungary

BUDAPEST, (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso was  given a card from reporters and a personal greeting from Formula  One boss Bernie Ecclestone on his 30th birthday but what the  Spaniard really wants is a more exciting Hungarian Grand Prix.

Lumumba not disappointed with Alpha’s performance

Odinga Lumumba

Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United was trounced 8-0 by Costa Rica’s Herediano in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League on July 26 but president of the country’s number one football team Odinga Lumumba said that he was not disappointed with his team’s performance.

GT&T and GFRC sign sponsorship agreement

Representatives of GT&T, the GRFC and the GFF display the new referees uniforms at the signing ceremony on Thursday.

Local telecommunication giant Guyana Telephone & Telegraph (GT&T) Company and the Guyana Football Referees Council (GFRC) inked a multi-million sponsorship deal that will see local referees being fully outfitted at matches.

Ansa McAl CEO inducted as patron of RHTY&SC

Ansa McAl CEO Beverly Harper said she was confident that the Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) will continue to prosper when she was inducted as its patron at a ceremony held at the company’s headquarters at Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara.

Davis (7-25) spins T&T to victory over Guyana

Derone Davis goes on a victory lap after dismissing Chanderpaul Hemraj.

A mesmerizing spell of left-arm spin bowling from Trinidad and West Indies Under-19 player Derone Davis of 7-25 on the final afternoon propelled Trinidad to an impressive 73 run victory over hosts Guyana, at the Everest Cricket Club ground, yesterday.

`We need to find a way to stop boxers jumping ship’

-Juman-Yassin tells Road to London launching

At the Road to London launching. From left are Guyana’s only Olympic medallist Michael Parris, Director of Sport Neil Kumar, GOA president  K Juman-Yassin, Deputy British High Commissioner Michael Kearney and GABA president Steve Ninvalle.

The Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) launched its Road to London Olympics project at a small ceremony on Wednesday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and heard a plea for an initiative to stop boxers jumping ship.