GDF ousts Camptown

Milo U-23 Football Competition...

Action in the match between the Guyana Police Force and Charlestown United Sunday night at the Tucville Playfield. (Orlando Charles photo)

Guyana Defence Force (GDF) recovered from their 1- 0 defeat on the opening night to score  a 2-1 win over Sunburst Camptown in the Fruta Conquerors-organised Milo Under-23 football competition, Sunday night, at the Tucville Playfield.

Champtress makes it four out of six

Minister of Health Dr. Leslie Ramsammy presents the Guyana Cup to owner of Champtress Dennis De Roop (in broad-rim hat) for the horse’s victory in the feature C class event.  Trinidadian jockey Brian Harding is on top of Champtress.

Champtress won another major horse race meet, pushing her feature wins to four out of six when the People’s Progressive Party President’s Cup was held on Sunday at the Rising Sun Turf Club, West Coast Berbice.

Stoby and Edwards aiming to lift gold medals in Canada

World Masters Powerlifting Championships

John ‘Big John’ Edwards – 120kgs/265lbs weight class Current Open and Masters M1 category champion; 2008 IPF/NAPF Regional Gold Medalist (2) - open and Masters M1 2009 IPF/NAPF Caribbean Gold Medalist (2) – open and Masters M1 2009 IPF Pan American Gold Medalist (2) – open and Masters M1 2010 IPF / NAPF Caribbean Gold Medalist (2) – open and Masters M1 2011 IPF / NAPF Caribbean Gold Medalist (2) – open and Masters M1.

By Emmerson Campbell The Guyana Amateur Powerlifting Federation (GAPF), inspired by gold medal performances at the Caribbean and North American Regional levels, has declared its  confidence that two of Guyana’s most decorated senior powerlifters are ready for the world stage.

Sri Lanka aim to put Aussies in a spin

Michael Clarke

GALLE, Sri Lanka, (Reuters) – Sri Lanka will bank on  its spinners in the first test match against Australia starting tomorrow in Galle, a pitch historically favouring turn, but the visitors’ debutant bowlers may cause trouble to the host  nation’s batsmen.

Jolt from a gun!

-Fastest man loses title even before race starts

Usain Bolt looks dejected after being disqualified for false starting in the final of the 100m at the World Championships yesterday. (IAAF website)

DAEGU, South Korea, (Reuters) – Yohan Blake ended  Usain Bolt’s three-year monopoly of short sprint titles yesterday when he won the world 100 metres final after the  defending champion was dramatically disqualified for a false  start.

Vettel savours seventh win of season

Sebastian Vettel

SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium, (Reuters) – World  champion Sebastian Vettel won the Belgian Grand Prix and   stretched his Formula One lead to 92 points in a Red Bull  one-two finish with Australian Mark Webber yesterday.

GNIC breezes past GYO

Queensway Cup…

Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) yesterday defeated Gandhi Youth Organization (GYO) by eight-wickets in the opening second round match, of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s (GCA) Queensway Cup, knockout limited overs competition at the Everest Cricket Club, ground.