‘Magic’ Khan urged to take shot at Olympics in Brazil

Imran Khan

By Emmerson Campbell After highly touted pugilist and joint junior Sportsman-of-the-Year Imran ‘Magic’ Khan failed to clinch an Olympic berth at this year’s London Games, executives of the Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) will seek to have those fortunes reversed in four years at the next Olympics in Brazil.

Everest opens campaign against Malteenoes

-David Persaud Investments Cup

David Persaud

Everest Cricket Club will kick off the inaugural David Persaud Investments Cup Under-19 cricket tournament with a match against Malteenoes Sports Club today at Camp Road in a Zone `A’ encounter.

Guyana overcome Suriname 2-1

Guyana got past Suriname 2-1 last Sunday for their only win in the group stage of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU), FIFA under-20 World Cup qualifying tournament at Victoria Park, Kingstown, St.

Overseas swimmers arriving today

-GASA 85 per cent prepared to stage c/ships

Stephanie Fraser

By Tamica Garnett Some 107 junior swimmers and 22 officials from three nations are expected to arrive in Guyana today eagerly counting down to the commencement of the regional Goodwill Swimming Championships, which begins tomorrow, here in Guyana, at the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal The Guyana Amateur Swimming Assocaition has already selected its team led by Olympian Britany van lange to compete against swimmers from Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, and Suriname beginning 12:00hrs tomorrow following a brief opening ceremony.

Guyana scores nail-biting win over SVG

Stefanie Taylor

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Stafanie Taylor continued to grab the headlines, scoring the first hundred ever in the Regional Women’s Twenty20 Tournament, as Jamaica inflicted a crushing, 172-run defeat on Dominica yesterday here.

Hits and Jams postpones Jamzone T20 Masters Cup

-following WICB’s non sanction of tournament

Dwayne Bravo

The organizers of this weekend’s scheduled second annual Jamzone T20 masters Cup four-team tournament was yesterday forced to pull the plug on its staging following a release from the West Indies Cricket (WICB)  Board that it had not sanctioned the tournament.

Lloyd stresses discipline, education at ECCB Academy

Executives of the ECCB pose with the participants of the 2012 ECCB Cricket Academy at the launching yesterday. From left to right are Robert Adonis, Samaroo Jailal, ECCB Vice President Rayman Barton, Clive Lloyd, ECCB President Bissondial Singh, Tota Mangar and Judister Rampersaud.(Orlando Charles photo) 

Legendary cricketer and former West Indian captain Clive Lloyd yesterday stressed the importance of education and discipline while delivering the feature address at this year’s 11th annual East Coast Cricket Board (ECCB) Cricket Academy which was launched yesterday at the Lusignan Community Centre compound.

Smith, Millington set to make Golden Jaguars debuts

The Bolivia national team.

Nick Millington, a former United States of America Under-17 footballer and Jamal Smith who plays in Sweden are likely to make their debuts for the Golden Jaguars when the play the Bolivia national side in a friendly international today in Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

Guyana fall tamely against Barbados pace

Guyana’s Tajenarine Chanderpaul is caught behind for the topscore of 25. (

BLACK ROCK, Barbados,  CMC – Guyana struggled against Barbados’ fast bowlers to fall for a paltry total, on a rain-hit opening day of the fifth round of matches in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday.

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