The much-anticipated junior Carifta trials which had been set for tomorrow at the Police Sports Club ground, Eve Leary has been rescheduled to March 8th (Phagwah Day)by the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) due to the inclement weather.
The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) will continue to carry significant power in terms of negotiating for the regional players, as yesterday they won another round in the battle to keep their bargaining power with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB).
Queen’s Park Cricket Club opener Runako Morton slammed an aggressive 126 to lead his team into the final of the Premier Division Sunday League 50-over competition following their easy nine-wicket win over T&TEC Sports in the semi-final of the tournament at Inshan Ali Park, Preysal.Morton struck off a wonderful 77 made by Guyanese Steven Jacobs for T&TEC.
Garfield Wiltshire, a former three-time Southern Caribbean squash champion was down to play former Under-19 Caribbean girls’ singles champion Ashley Khalil last night at the Georgetown Club in the Guyana Squash Association annual Bounty Farm Limited Handicap squash tournament.
Coach of Guyana’s national football team, better known as the ‘Golden Jaguars’, Jamaal Shabazz, is optimistic regarding the efforts of his troops after the team lost their first competitive international for 2012, 2-0, at the hands of Central American side Guatemala at the Providence Stadium on Wednesday evening.
By Emmerson Campbell
The national men’s Sevens rugby team, fresh off being declared joint Bowl winners at the recently concluded Las Vegas Invitational Sevens tournament, held their first beep test (multi-stage aerobic fitness test) yesterday to gauge the fitness of their players who will be representing Guyana at the HSBC Sevens World Series in Hong Kong from March 23 to 25.
Amid the cricket imbroglio here, the Guyana team is currently in fourth place on 24 points in the seven-team league of the 2011/12 regional first-class season and coach Esaun Crandon is full of praise for the leading batsmen and hoping that his side can improve.
DUBAI, (Reuters) – World number one Novak Djokovic beat fellow-Serb Janko Tipsarevic 6-1 7-6 in the quarter-finals of the Dubai Tennis Championships yesterday to set up a meeting with Andy Murray in the last four.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Companies will try to piggyback this year’s London Olympics to win themselves free advertising, despite some of the strictest rules ever, by upstaging rivals paying millions of pounds to be official sponsors, a survey said yesterday.
NEW YORK, (Reuters) – Jeremy Lin was given a helping hand by fellow point guard Baron Davis as the New York Knicks made good use of their newly discovered depth to roar past the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-103 on Wednesday.
(Reuters) – New Zealand batsman Jesse Ryder and paceman Doug Bracewell have been handed one-match bans for going out drinking while recovering from injury and being goaded into a verbal slanging match with a patron at a local pub.