Bullish Bolt seeks first Stockholm win

Usain Bolt

STOCKHOLM,  (Reuters) – Jamaica’s Usain Bolt will be  doing his all to make it third time lucky when he races the 200  metres at the Diamond League meet in Stockholm today having  lost on his previous two outings in the Swedish capital.

All eyes on Rio as World Cup 2014 comes into view

RIO DE JANEIRO, (Reuters) – The first major World  Cup milestone on the road from Soccer City to “Soccer Country”  will be reached tomorrow when the draw for the preliminary  round of the 2014 finals takes place in the home of five-times  world champions Brazil.

GFF not in receipt of directive from FIFA

-says GFF boss Colin Klass

Mohamed Bin Hammam

Colin Klass, president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), said yesterday that the GFF will not be responding to FIFA over the next 48 hours since they have not been informed of such a directive.

Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown

For all his well-known capacity to ‘soak up’ and brush aside criticism of the administration of football in Guyana during his twenty-odd year tenure as President of the Guyana Football Federation, Colin Klass must surely be more than a little bit ‘jittery’ about what could lie ahead as FIFA takes unerring aim at the role which they now appear to believe that affiliates of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) played in the so-called cash-for-votes scandal that has already seen the resignation of former FIFA Vice President Austin “Jack” Warner from football and the disgracing and booting out of football of the Quatari official Mohamed bin Hanman.

Guyana, T,dad locked in battle for full points

Guyana vs. Trinidad & Tobago, WICB Under-19, round three, 2nd day

Gudakesh Motie-Kanhai (left) and Anthony Adams (right) lead Guyana off the field after they had bundled Trinidad out for 64.

By Colin Benjamin Guyana 103 (Hemraj 49, Davis 4-30, Mohammed 2-25, Hosein 2-3) and 6/1 (Surujnarine 6*, Khan 0*) need 147 to beat Trinidad 191 and 64 (Adams 5-16, Motie-Kanhai 3-0, Beaton 2-23) On a day in which spin exposed the faltering techniques and temperaments of both batting sides, which caused the pendulum  to swing from one team to the other, 22 wickets fell, 18 to the spinners for a total of 198 runs, and, at the close of play, Guyana were 6-1 chasing 153 for an outright win.

Digicel boost for women’s hockey team

-Fernandes satisfied with preparations

Shonnet Moore (third from right) hands over cheque to female captain Chantelle Fernandes.

The national women’s hockey team preparing for an upcoming international engagement on Tuesday received sponsorship from Digicel. The national team received the sponsorship at a Digicel held press conference at the Kingston Head Office in aid of their participation in the Pan American challenge in Brazil from July 31 to August 7.

YBG summer camp bounces off

Action on the first day of the YBG Summer Camp.

The Youth Basketball Guyana organization bounced off its youth basketball summer camp on Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. The camp will conclude on August 8.

‘Every tree can get cut down’

-Says Mc Rae

Members of the head table at yesterday’s press conference including president of the Guyana Boxing Board of Control, Peter Abdool, who is at right.

By Treiston Joseph Edmond Declou and Joel McRae will do battle for the Interim Middleweight Title of Guyana when the 17th edition of the Fight Night card punches off tomorrow night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH) from 20:00hrs.