Sports

No rift with Sanasie – says Drubahadur

‘I’m hoping we can reunite the three counties,’ says acting GCB president Fizul Bacchus

The Guyana Cricket Board yesterday in a statement thanked the outgoing president of the embattled cricketing body Drubahadur for his service to the board while highlighting his leadership during the difficult times the board faced.

Munroe, Johnson pleased with the outcome of the Junior C/bean c/ships

—Greaves and Knights harbour aspirations of playing table tennis professionally

President of the Guyana Table Tennis Association, Godfrey Monroe and head coach of the Guyana Junior Table Tennis team,  Linden Johnson  said yesterday that they were  both pleased with the outcome and performances of the players at the just-concluded  Cadet and Junior Caribbean  Table Tennis Championships held  at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Adams gets maiden Jaguars senior team call up

-With championship already in the bag Jaguars still looking to end season on a high

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday released the squad for the Guyana Jaguars final round match in the Digicel West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional four-day Professional Cricket League starting tomorrow against the Leeward Islands Hurricanes at the Providence National Stadium.

S/A spinner Maharaj gets first ODI call up

CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj got a first-ever One Day International call-up when he was named yesterday to South Africa’s 15-man squad for three matches against England next month, followed by the Champions Trophy.

Bulls go up 2-0, Raptors square series

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(The Sports Xchange) – The eighth-seeded Chicago Bulls, getting a balanced attack led by a vintage Rajon Rondo floor game, cruised by the top-seeded Boston Celtics 111-97 on Tuesday night to take a stunning 2-0 lead in an Eastern Conference first-round playoff series.

Greaves lone Guyanese medallist in singles category

-Knight and Castro crowned King and Queen of Junior Caribbean TT c/ships

Host Guyana ended the Junior Caribbean Table Tennis championship, overall third after copping three silver and seven bronze medals respectively behind first place The Dominican Republic and runners up Barbados when the curtain came down on the tournament last evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall to end nearly a week of intense competition between over a 100 cadet and junior table tennis players from 10 different territories.

State of local affairs

Although the inaugural visit of FIFA President Giovanni ‘Gianni’ Infantino for the sod turning exercise at the site of Guyana’s first Forward Programme facility, the Providence Community Ground, was historic, the brief but high profile event certainly masked the shortcomings currently associated with the sport locally.

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