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In memory of ‘Trini’

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Former Kaieteur Cycle Club cyclist Maurice ‘Trini’ Lewis was laid to rest in Brooklyn, New York recently. Several of his former cycling pals from Guyana, who are now based in the United States of America including cycling stars of yesteryear, attended his funeral.

Double trouble!

— Night of upsets as Alpha, Pele sent packing from Mayor’s Cup

Action in the Fruta Conquerors/Pele encounter Sunday night at the Georgetown Football Club ground. (Orlando Charles photo)

One of the most historic nights in local football history took place at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground Sunday when  Guyana’s top two football teams were sent packing from the annual Mayor’s Cup tournament.

Fairy Landing grabs $450,000

Handlers of Fairy Landing receive the trophy after the horse won the feature event of the Ryan Crawford horse race meet over the weekend.

Fairy Landing of the Sherriff Stable upset a top notch field to win the feature C class race when the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sports Facilities held its horse race meet at the club’s Alness track, Corentyne, Berbice.

Top Class unbeaten on opening night

Action in the Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tournament in Linden.

Top Class proved to be in a class of their own playing unbeaten on the opening night of the Guinness Greatest of the Streets football tournament at the Mackenzie Municipal tarmac in Linden Sunday evening.

Swept out of town!

- Out-of-town teams routed from GABF Club Championships leaving all four Georgetown clubs in semi-finals

Dwayne Roberts

After two nights of basketball on the opening weekend of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) National Club Championships last Saturday and Sunday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, the semi-finalists for the tournament have emerged.

Santos, Flamingo among winners

Santos, Flamingo among winners

Three more teams found themselves in winners’ row on the second day of the inaugural Len’s Craft Optical/Sunburst Orange Juice Under-15 League Saturday at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) Ground.

ICC cuts quota of World Cup teams

MUMBAI, India, CMC – Only 10 teams will contest the next two World Cups, after the International Cricket Council confirmed yesterday it had cut the quota for the cricket’s largest showpiece.

Spurs will take Bernabeu in their stride

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Harry Redknapp

MADRID, (Reuters) – Champions League debutants  Tottenham Hotspur will not be intimidated by Real Madrid or their  imposing Bernabeu stadium when they square up in today’s  quarter-final first leg, manager Harry Redknapp said.

Jeffrey, Singh dominate

GMR&SC season opening race meet

Trinidadian Ravi Singh circles the track with the chequered flag in the third of his three wins in Group Three, yesterday at the South Dakota circuit. (Orlando Charles Photo)

-Graham goes out with a bang Motor racing fans and dignitaries occupying some of the country’s highest offices, including President Bharrat Jagdeo came out to witness this year’s first edition of the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) season opener yesterday at the South Dakota Circuit.