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.
Junior star rider Raynauth Jeffrey will spearhead a team of youth riders to represent Guyana at this year’s Caribbean Youth Road Racing Championship which will be held in the Dominican Republic on August 25 and 26.
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/National Sports Commission has expressed heartfelt condolences to the immediate and extended families of the late Orin Belle, the community of Bartica and the sport fraternity.
BLACK ROCK, Barbados, CMC – A half-century stand for the last wicket spared Barbados blushes and put them in a strong position to beat Guyana on the second day of their fifth round clash in the Regional Under-19 Championship here yesterday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Contrasting centuries by Akeem Saunders and Deno Baker helped Leeward Islands amass a tournament-high 423 all out yesterday and virtually erase Trinidad and Tobago’s chances of capturing the Regional Under-19 three-day Championship.
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.
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.
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.
Chairman of the Interim Management Committee on cricket Clive Lloyd yesterday told Stabroek Sport that elections to name a new executive to manage the business of the Guyana Cricket Board could be held very shortly.
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.
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.
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.