HAVANA, (Reuters) – A member of Cuban Dayron Robles’ coaching team said barging into rivals was a regular occurrence in hurdles after the Olympic gold medallist was disqualified at the world athletics championships yesterday.
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.
Former Mae’s Secondary School student Rashad Hussain relegated Government Technical Institute’s Anthony Drayton to second place in the junior category of the Texaco Bel Air Rapid Chess Tournament held Sunday last at the West Demerara Secondary School .
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.
Rose Hall Town Gizmos & Gadgets and Port Mourant Karibee Rice registered wins in the only two matches played in the opening of the 2011 Ramcharitar Construction Service First Division 50-Over Knock-out Cricket Competition in Berbice last Saturday.
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.
BASSETERRE, St Kitts, CMC – Unbeaten Barbados were poised to formally clinch the St Kitts Under-13 Festival title yesterday after chalking up their fifth straight win in the sixth round of the tournament on Sunday.
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.
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.
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.
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.