Sports

Anthony wants to invest more resources in boxing

- We believe that given the right type of training and equipment … our boxers can do us proud

Minister of Sport Dr. Frank Anthony hands over a quantity of boxing gear to President of GABA, Steve Ninvalle, while from left, Director of Sport Neil Kumar, Tournament Director of GABA Terrence Poole and Secretary of GABA Shawn Richmond look on. (Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell “We are of the belief that boxing is one of the sporting disciplines in which we can win many medals, we have many talented boxers in this country and we are very confident that they will bring glory to this country – that is why we want to invest more resources in boxing.” This was the viewpoint expressed by Minister of Sport Dr.

Defending champs Eagles held to draw

Guiness Greatest of the Street…..

Group stage action in the Linden leg of the 2012, Guinness Greatest of the Street Futsal competition last Saturday at the New Silver City Hardcourt with four of the eight fixtures producing wins while the defending champions Eagles  were held to a two all draw by Trainline Warriors.

Marsh, Malinga, IPL’s best

(Cricinfo) Shaun Marsh and Lasith Malinga have emerged the best performers in IPL, according to an analysis conducted by ESPNcricinfo. The analysis, which rated each and every performance in the first four editions of the tournament in a qualitative manner going beyond runs and wickets, has also placed Brendon McCullum’s unbeaten 158 in the very first match of the IPL, for Kolkata Knight Riders against Royal Challengers Bangalore, as the best innings ever played in the tournament, while Anil Kumble’s 5 for 5 for Royal Challengers Bangalore against Rajasthan Royals in the 2009 season has been rated the best bowling performance.

Joseph heads GNDA

-`Jaggy’ Persaud is vice president

Some members of the new Guyana Dominoes Association e following its   AGM recently. Sitting are -New President Orin Joseph (centre), Vice-President Michael Persaud (2nd left), Secretary- Derek Collymore (2nd right), Committee member Faye Joseph (left) and Senior Organising Secretary- Mark Wiltshire. Back row standing is: (from left) Assistant Secretary Treasurer- Sonia Goodluck, Assistant Organising Secretary- Yonette Christmas, Assistant Organising Secretary- William Sargeant and Committee member- Kevin Boston.

Orin Joseph was elected president of the Guyana National Dominoes Association when that body held its annual general meeting and election of office bearers last Saturday, at Joseph’s residence, Gaulding Place, South Ruimveldt Park.

Rare Carroll goal deepens Blackburn gloom

LONDON,  (Reuters) – Andy Carroll’s ninth goal since joining Liverpool over a year ago gave 10-man Liverpool a 3-2 win at relegation-threatened Blackburn Rovers in a game including a sending-off, two penalties and some comical goalkeeping.

Rising Sun Turf Club meet on this Sunday

Come Sunday, the Rising Sun Turf Club, in collaboration with the Lions Club of Durban Park, The Bartica Lions Club And the Central Demerara Lions Club will stage its fund raising one day meet at the Rising Sun Turf Club, Arima Park, West Coast Berbice.