Guyana to get Centre of Excellence

-says Sport Minister Anthony at opening of 53rd Caribbean TT c/ships

Acting President Samuel Hinds addressed the teams at the opening ceremony for the 53rd Senior Caribbean Table Tennis Championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

The 53rd Senior Caribbean Table Tennis Championships opened yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with president of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Henry Greene saying that the association’s work was nowhere near completion.

Wilson acting as GFF president

-Says Adonis to continue as General Secretary

Franklin Wilson

Second vice-president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Franklin Wilson was yesterday appointed as acting head of the institution two days after long-standing president Colin Klass was provisionally suspended by the world governing body (FIFA) from all football-related activities.

Tit for tat

Ernest Hilaire

As one who has written as many words to fill the public library on behalf of the West Indies Players Association (WIPA), Dinanath Ramnarine’s comment last week suggested that the penny had finally dropped.

Almost there!

-B/dos have one hand on the title after crushing Guyana

Off-spinner Chaim Holder broke the back of the Guyana innings with figures of 4-29 in Blairmont.

Guyana’s tournament momentum and title hopes came to an abrupt halt yesterday when they suffered their second defeat in a week losing by eight wickets to Barbados at the Blairmont Community Centre Ground, Berbice, in the penultimate round of the limited overs version of the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under 19 tournament.

J/ca finally find win in dramatic finish

GEORGETOWN, Guyana,  CMC – Jamaica finally got a win in the WICB Regional Under-19 One-Day Championship, as middle-order batsman Brian Gayle hit an unbeaten century to guide them to a two-wicket victory with a ball to spare in a cliff-hanger yesterday.

From left, Keiron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo, Kerwin Bollers, Eve and Chris Gayle pose for a photo opportunity at the press conference yesterday.

‘`It’s a privilege to play in tournament’ -says Chris Gayle One of the most devastating Twenty20 batsmen in the World Chris Gayle of Jamaica and West Indies fame says it is a privilege to be in Guyana to play in the Jamzone Twenty/20 Masters Cup which began last night with the semi-final round.