With the new format of regional cricket, defending champions Guyana will begin their quest for a 10th regional one-day title against the 2005 semi-finalists, Wind-ward Islands, in Grenada today.
As a young boy in Guyana, not unlike others in the islands of the Caribbean, the game of cricket was merely one of life’s simple pleasures.
Herstelling and Prospect set up a semi-final showdown when both teams recorded victories in their quarter-final games as the East Bank Demerara Basketball tournament continued on Sunday.
When the panel of judges meets to select Guyana’s Junior Sportswoman of the Year 2006 on January 26, they would have a tough decision to make since among the top performers in this category last year are two 15-year-olds – table tennis player Trenace Lowe and track athlete Alika Morgan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Four of Georgetown’s top softball teams will compete in a ten- over knockout softball competition at the Celina resort tomorrow.
The teams slated to clash are Mike’s Pharmacy, Country Road, Savage XI and a President’s XI.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.