Sports

Lumumba looking to bring end to football impasse

By Iva Wharton Alpha United president Odinga Lumumba said yesterday that he plans to launch a petition as early as next week calling for the intervention of a third party to bring an end to the current impasse between the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) and the Georgetown Football Association (GFA).

Guyana in tough assignment against Trinidad

Guyana women’s hockey players face host Trinidad and Tobago tough assignment in one of three matches on the opening day of the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League round one today at the National Hockey Centre at Tacarigua, in the twin island republic starting at 3 p.m.

Courts Pee Wee semi-finalists decided

By Iva Wharton Tucville, Marian Academy, West Ruimveldt and North Georgetown will contest the semi-finals of the Courts-sponsored Primary Schools football competition next Saturday at the Banks DIH Limited ground, Thirst Park.

Sammy has done well in tough role

-Say Gayle DHAKA, Bangladesh,  CMC – Chris Gayle has given a strong endorsement of Darren Sammy’s captaincy, and says he expects him to continue to improve in the leadership role.

DDL 50-miler on today

National Cycling Coach, Hassan Mohamed MS has team up with Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under its Diamond Mineral Water brand to pedal off the 13th annual 50-mile cycle road race today on the West Bank of Demerara.

Windies wary of Bangladesh despite recent successes

With their categorical victories in all three formats over New Zealand and their rousing triumph in the subsequent World T20 championship, the West Indies might have swept into Bangladesh last week for two Tests, five ODIs and one T20 against the game’s weakest opponents whistling with optimism.

Rain washes out second day’s play

BRISBANE, (Reuters) – Australia’s bowlers must make the most of second new ball if they want to get anything out of the rain-disrupted first test against South Africa after disappointing on the opening day, coach Mickey Arthur said  yesterday.

Banks DIH throws support behind Motor Racers

-final leg of Caribbean Race of Champions Meet By Iva Wharton Banks DIH Limited yesterday announced sponsorship of motor racers Andrew King, Danny Persaud, Afraz Ally and Afro Harper ahead of tomorrow’s final leg of the Caribbean Race of Champions meet at the South Dakota circuit.

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