T&HD beat GYO by 75 runs

Transport and Harbours Department (T&HD) beat Gandhi Youth Organization (GYO) by 75 runs in a friendly match played at the GYO ground yesterday in preparation for the upcoming cricket season.

Comparable sides

WATCHING Australia’s utter domination over England in the ultra-hyped Ashes series that ended with their 5-0 whitewash in Sydney on Friday was to replay similar humiliations inflicted by the West Indies on all opponents in the mid-1980s.

Carib Beer Series

Azeemul Hannif marked his return to the regional first class scene with an unbeaten half-century while new Guyana skipper Narsingh Deonarine scored another as the four-day Carib Beer Series match against the Windward Islands ended in a no-result at the Tanteen Recreation Sports Club ground in Grenada yesterday.

GABA League Tourney

The Bounty Colts continued to romp up the seed table by defeating the Scorpions by ten points at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Friday night when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) league tournament continued.

GINA/NCN in Tapeball clash with Nexus Machinery

The Guyana Information Agency (GINA) and National Communications Network State Rangers XI will try desperately to preserve their winning ways when they clash with Nexus Machinery Workshop in a Trophy Stall/Awards City Mall sponsored 20-over tapeball cricket competition at the National Cultural Centre Tarmac today from 1pm.

Carib Beer Regional Cricket Series

Less than 11 overs was possible yesterday in the Carib Beer clash between Guyana and the Windward Islands as overnight and early morning showers soaked the Tanteen Recreation ground in Grenada.

Digicel Caribbean Cup

Technical Director of the national football team, Jamal Shabazz, of the twin-island republic, is confident ahead of the upcoming matches in the finals of the Digicel Caribbean Cup Football Tournament which gets underway on Friday in Trinidad and Tobago.

LOC Media Briefing

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for Cricket World Cup 2007 Karan Singh said yesterday that the CEOs of the nine host countries would meet in Guyana this week-end.

Horse racing year in review

Horse racing has been on the rise again locally and although there has been a number of improvements in racing facilities countrywide there still has been evidence of bad management and poor track administration at most meets.

National Sports Awards

Central American and Caribbean Games’ ladies gold medallist and local squash `Queen’ Nicolette Fernandes and Kenya-based track athlete Cleveland `The Little Kenyan’ Forde are prime candidates for the 2006 Sportswoman and Sportsman of the Year awards respectively.

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