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Goodluck dethroned; Gomez new Caribbean champion

Ransford Goodluck

Guyana’s Ransford Goodluck, the 2010 West Indies fullbore shooting champion was dethroned by arch-rival Norris Gomez when the curtains came down on the individual competition of the West Indies Fullbore Rifle Shooting championships Thursday in Antigua/Barbuda.

Guyanese duo launches spoken word track

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The Slaves of the Rhythm, a spoken word duo comprising Ma’cell, the songstress, and ‘De son of Anancy’, the poet, have completed a spoken word track, entitled “The Opening Remarks (at the Caribbean Love Poetry Festival).” “The Opening Remarks”, according to a press release, delivers a soulful performance by Ma’cell fusing strains of jazz and R&B while elements of Dub, Poetry and Hip Hop are drawn by Anancy.

New Amsterdam whips Pistons

BFA Senior League…

Adrian Adams

The New Amsterdam United Football Club led by Adrian Adams inflicted a 4 – 0 whipping on Pistons United on Thursday at Burnham Park when action in the Berbice Football Association Senior League competition continued.

Two more matches on today

ScotiaBank/Pepsi Schools Football Academy….

The National Insurance Scheme (NIS) Ground, Carifesta Avenue, will come alive today with two matches in the ScotiaBank/Pepsi Schools Football Academy competition from 9:00 hours.

Twice as sweet!

-Windies win second successive One-dayer to end series 2-3

Wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh and Ravi Rampaul celebrate the wicket of Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi. (Orlando Charles photo)

West Indies gave their fans something they have been yearning for the longest time: a convincing win over a higher ranked team than themselves.

Victories boost Windies confidence

- Sammy praises team effort

Wahab Riaz (not in photo) was pulled for six by man-of-the-match Lendl Simmons at the Guyana National Stadium yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

Though West Indies lost the Digicel One Day International Series against Pakistan 2-3, they finished on a winning note, which according to captain of the side Darren Sammy is a boost of confidence for them heading into the Test Series.

GSKC stages successful grading exercises

The Black Belts who took part in the GKC Grading Exam. From left to right: Roger Peroune, Claire Martelly, Eric Hing, Terrence Nicholas, Jeffrey Wong, Guy Low, Lavern Jones, Chetram Mortley and Penny Jaipersaud.

The Guyana Shotokan Karate Club (GSKC), a member of the International Karate Diagaku (IKD) and an affiliate of the Guyana Karate Club (GKC),  held a grading session last Friday at the Malteenoes Sport Club (MSC) under Sheiki Shian Frank Woon-A-Tai.