Miandad turns down Caribbean trip

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad will not join the national squad for the Test and one-day series against West Indies later this month and says he will decide on the batting coach offer after the tour.

Athletes happy for synthetic track but…..

The proposed entrance to the synthetic track at Leonora.

By Treiston Joseph Athletes, some of whom will compete on Guyana’s first synthetic track to be erected at Leonora and which is expected to be completed some time next year are happy with the latest development but have some reservations.

GFF backpeddles!

—decides to meet with the 11 affiliates tomorrow at noon

Christopher Matthias

After sustained pressure from the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), the executive of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has decided to meet with the 11 affiliates tomorrow at noon at the Federation’s headquarters.

Barnwell, Bishoo in Windies T20 side

Devendra Bishoo

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – Jamaican stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the first time in three years, after being named yesterday in a 13-man squad for the Twenty20 International against Pakistan later this month.

LABA meets with Minister of Sport

- Anthony supportive of new body

Dr Frank Anthony

Executives of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) yesterday met with Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Frank Anthony at the Sport Ministry’s office, Main Street, in an effort to garner assistance for projects to be launched by the newly-elected LABA executives.

Colgrain Pool remains closed

Five months after scheduled reopening…

Alfred King

Over five months after the promised October reopening, the Colgrain Swimming Pool remains closed, leaving swimmers and coaches baffled about when they can resume training at the facility as the swim season progresses.