‘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.
—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.
The names of the combatants matching fists and kicks on the Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) segment of the ‘Locked and Loaded’ fight card billed for Sunday at the Giftland Mall was released yesterday by the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC).
-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.
Georgetown players who were selected to represent the city in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) upcoming Inter-Association U19 tournament are asked to attend a meeting at the Georgetown Cricket Club Ground, Bourda today, a release from the GCB stated.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Head coach Stuart Law hopes West Indies can build on their strong finish to their last Test series against Pakistan, as they prepare to take on the Asian side in a three-Test rubber starting here tomorrow.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – West Indies’ latest batting recruit, Shimron Hetmyer, has hailed his outing in the three-day tour game against Pakistan as a learning experience and an important boost to his career.
BARCELONA, (Reuters) – Barcelona’s hopes of staging another sensation-al Champions League comeback fell flat against a hardened Juventus side who held the Catalans to a 0-0 draw at the Nou Camp yesterday to reach the semi-finals 3-0 on aggregate.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Australia’s pace attack, emboldened by the return of “once in a generation” bowler Pat Cummins, could prove the difference between the sides in this year’s Ashes series against England, former paceman Brett Lee told Reuters.
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.
(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.
-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.
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.