Sports

Reggie Miller elected to Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS,  (Reuters) – Sharpshooting guard Reggie Miller of the Indiana Pacers and longtime National Basketball Association (NBA) coach Don Nelson were elected yesterday to the Basketball Hall of Fame.

Motorbike racing has improved in Guyana

- says Kevin Graham

Canadian speedter Kevin Graham.

By Iva Wharton The sport of motor racing is improving in Guyana, says Super Biker Kevin Graham. The Canadian made this comment on Sunday at the South Dakota Circuit where he competed in the Race of Champions.

Kaitan aims to win Carifta Games 5000m

-Black confident youngster will medal

Samuel Kaitan, left, receives a pair of training shoes from Robeson Brotherson of Colours Boutique ahead of his participation in the upcoming Carifta Games which begins in Bermuda on Saturday.

By Iva Wharton Seventeen-year-old Samuel Kaitan left today for Bermuda where he will compete in the Carifta Games. Kaitan, who hails from Katuur Village, South Central Rupununi, said he is ready for the games and intends to win.

Clive Lloyd bats for women’s cricket

-says women’s cricket to get equal attention

Clive Lloyd

By Iva Wharton Women’s cricket in Guyana will receive equal attention as male cricket, according to newly- appointed advisor to the President on Sport and Chairman of the Interim Management Committee (IMC) for Cricket, Clive Lloyd.

Kings again!

- Powerlifters regain men’s team title from T/dad

The victorious Guyana men’s team posing with their medals.

Guyana’s men’s powerlifting team  yesterday regained the team title they lost to Trinidad last year scoring 54 points to run out winners of the Caribbean Powerlifting Championships which ended yesterday in St Thomas, United States Virgin Islands (USVI).

Jackson wins seventh DDL feature race

The winners and runners up pose with their respective winning at the end of the Diamond Mineral Water 11-race cycling meet yesterday at the National Park circuit, Thomas Lands.(Orlando Charles photo)

By Emmerson Campbell Ian Jackson, Saturday, won with the feature 35-lap Invitational race staged by national cycling Coach Hassan Mohammed and Demerara Distilllers Limited (DDL) under its Diamond Mineral Water brand.