Sports

‘Every tree can get cut down’

-Says Mc Rae

Members of the head table at yesterday’s press conference including president of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control, Peter Abdool, who is at right.

By Treiston Joseph Edmond Declou and Joel McRae will do battle for the Interim Middleweight Title of Guyana when the 17th edition of the Fight Night card punches off tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) from 20:00hrs.

‘Beijing will be a tough act to follow’

-Says British High Commissioner Bond at London 2012 Olympic Games countdown

Simon Bond

By Treiston Joseph The 2012 London Olympic Games countdown began yesterday with a press conference organised by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the British High Commission at the Umana Yana.

Hodge century helps Windwards dominate Leewards

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Kavem Hodge played a truly superb captain’s knock, stroking the first century of the WICB Regional Under-19 Championship, as Windward Islands dominated the Leeward Islands on the second day of their third round clash  yesterday.

George, Clark, medal at ALBA Games

Winston George and Quince Clarke found themselves medalling for Guyana in Track and Field at the ongoing Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA) Games in Venezuela yesterday.

FIFA gives Caribbean 48 hours to come clean

-Klass maintains silence

Fred Lunn

Guyana Football Federation (GFF) officials yesterday remained tight-lipped about the allegations surrounding the bribery scandal at the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) meeting held in May in Trinidad and Tobago, even as FIFA told members to “provide  all relevant information within 48 hours.

Khan spins Guyana into commanding position on first day

Amir Khan starred with analysis of 29-11-50-6

By Colin Benjamin The encounter was hyped as the “battle of spinners” by erudite cricket pundits. The first day’s action went according to prediction as spin catapulted Guyana into the driver’s seat against  Trinidad on the first day of their third round fixture of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) three-day under 19 tournament.

Windwards have slight advantage

Rakeem Cornwall powers a delivery through the offside yesterday at the GCC ground. (windiscricket.com)

Despite dropping captain of the Leeward Islands team Rakeem Cornwall before he reached his half century, the Windward Islands still made inroads to hold a slight advantage after the first day of their West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-19 Three-day match at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground, yesterday.