Sports

Spinners lead Guyana U19s to victory over Leewards

BAYFIELD, Barbados, CMC- Spinners Shawn Pereira and Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai shared all 10-wickets as Guyana crushed Leeward Islands by 96 runs, two minutes after the scheduled tea interval, to kick start their campaign in the opening round of the WICB regional under-19 championship yesterday.

Pakistan to push for intelligence sharing at US talks

DUBAI (Reuters) – Pakistan’s spy chief will call for an end to US military drone strikes in its tribal areas bordering Afghanistan and push for a sharing of technology and intelligence during a visit to Washington this week, the country’s interior minister said yesterday.

Windwards fight back but B/dos hold on for draw

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A resilient Windward Islands staged a spirited fightback on the final day of their first round match in the Regional Under-19 three-day Championship to place themselves in position for an unlikely come-from-behind win over tournament hosts Barbados, but were forced to settle for a draw in the end.

Clarke dazzles at Hugh Ross Classic

This year’s Hugh Ross Classic Overall winner Kerwin Clarke is flanked by Hugh Ross and some main sponsors for Saturday night’s event from left is CEO of Fitness Express Jamie McDonald, Reginald Persaud of International Pharmaceutical Agency and Clayton McKenzie, Brand Manager of Non Alcoholic Beverages of Banks DIH Limited. (Aubrey Crawford photo)

By Emmerson Campbell On a night when the local bodybuilding stars showcased their talent, Kerwin Clarke shone the brightest on Saturday, clinching two titles at this year’s third biennial Malta Supreme Hugh Ross Classic (HRC) Bodybuilding & Fitness Show at the National Cultural Centre.

Junior Jaguars go under 0-2 to T/dad

Franklyn Parks

Guyana’s Junior Jaguars went down to Trinidad and Tobago 2-0 as the Trinidadians ended the four-nation Group playoff unbeaten to advance to the next round of the CFU/CONCACAF Under-17 World Cup qualification tournament.

Cadet players, coaches get monetary incentives

Executive members of the GTTA share the spotlight along with the players and coaches who helped Guyana emerge as the top country at the just concluded Pre-Cadet and Cadet TT championships in Jamaica.

By Iva Wharton The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Saturday handed over just over eight hundred thousand dollars in cash incentives to players and coaches of the national junior team their sterling performances at the just-concluded Pre-Cadet and Cadet Caribbean championships in Jamaica.

Netball in need of robust support to meet international challenge

-Jamaica netball players receive incentives

Lavern-Fraser Thomas

By Iva Wharton Gaining membership in the Americas Federation of Netball Association (AFNA) was a great accomplishment for Guyana but questions are being raised about Guyana’s readiness for such a challenge given its performance in the just-concluded AFNA championship held at the Jean Pierre Complex, Trinidad.

Wills new president of DVA

Ian Wills

Former national volleyball captain Ian Wills was yesterday elected president of the Demerara Volleyball Association at its Annual General Mmeeting held at the Allied Arts building, Queen’s College.

Atwell takes out Lake in fifth

‘Wonder Punch’!

Revlon Lake is floored after Clive Atwell landed a vicious right hand to his chin. (Aubrey Crawford)

By Emmerson Campbell A thunderous right hand by Clive ‘Wonder Kid’ Atwell brought the crowd at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to its feet Friday last at the staging of the 25th edition of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) Guyana Fight Night Pro Am card.

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