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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.

Narine, Roach spearhead victory push with late wickets

NORTH SOUND, Antigua, CMC – Sunil Narine and Kemar Roach grabbed crucial wickets in the final hour to keep West Indies on the path to victory over New Zealand in the first Test yesterday here, after resolute batting from Brendon McCullum and Martin Guptill appeared to derail them.

Unfulfilled potential and captaincy doubts

Assad Fudadin

As the battle of attrition between the two teams seeking to move out of the lower reaches of the International Cricket Council’s (ICC) rankings continues in Antigua, the annual West Indies under 19 tournament began in Barbados yesterday while its under 15 equivalent is in full swing in St.

Hemraj century, Motie-Kanhai burst put Guyana on top

Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai

BAYFIELD, Barbados,  CMC – Guyana’s Chanderpaul Hemraj christened the WICB Regional Under-19 Championship with a splendid century – the first for the tournament – but was forced to share honours with Tristan Hanley who bagged an impressive six-wicket haul here  yesterday.

GCA disassociates itself from U-19 team selection process

The executives of the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) are disassociating themselves from involvement in the selection  process of the Guyana U-19 team which is currently participating in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) regional Under-19 cricket tournament which commenced yesterday in Barbados.

Drayton lead Red Cherry chess tourney

Sponsor of the Red Cherry chess tournament and former player Loris Nathoo, left along with Taffin Khan, Anthony Drayton and Kriskal Persaud following last Thursday’s competition.

Junior chess player Anthony Drayton is in the lead after 12 rounds of the inaugural Red Cherry Ladder chess tournament following the completion of matches on Thursday at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club, Hadfield Street.

Miller seeking revenge against Downes in men’s singles final

GBTI Open…

Jeremy Miller

After teaming up with Jason Andrews to win the men’s doubles title on Friday, Jeremy Miller will, this afternoon, face off against reigning GBTI Open men’s singles champion Anthony Downes in a battle for the men’s singles title from 5.30pm on the courts of the Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) Recreational Centre.

Hikers Cadets score big win

Goals galore tourney...

Hikers Cadets continued their adventurous run with their second victory while Flora GCC Tigers ladies enjoyed a good run of form on the second night of the Noble House Goals Galore Indoor Hockey tournament at the National Gymnasium on Mandela Avenue Friday night.

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