(The Sports Xchange) – Indiana Pacers forward Paul George apologized yesterday for insensitive remarks made via Twitter in reaction to the NFL announcing the indefinite suspension of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.
…but national programme should focus on local players
Golden Jaguars custodian Oswald Cornette said while overseas players should be allowed to feature within the national setup, the focus of the national programme should be on the long term development of the local players.
Guyana Under-19 Manager David Black said his team was overconfident ahead of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Inter-county Limited Overs Competition and were intimidated by the more experienced teams at key intervals in the series.
The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competition continues this weekend with five matches set for venues across the city.
Four games will be played in the Hadi’s World Incorporated First Division level in two tournaments and one Noble House Seafoods Second Division two-day match.
Despite being the last team to qualify, the No. 69 Red Rose Cricket Club beat the No. 70 Cricket Club by 11-runs on Sunday to reach the semi-finals of the Guytrac 20/20 Knockout Cricket Competition staged across the Upper Corentyne.
PRETORIA, (Reuters) – Oscar Pistorius was cleared today of murdering girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp but the Olympic and Paralympic track star faces a troubled night after the South African judge adjourned for the day before ruling on a charge of culpable homicide.
— says programme development driven as opposed to result driven
Guyana Football Federation (GFF) President Christopher Matthias said despite Guyana’s failure to qualify for the second round of the CFU Caribbean Qualification Cup he is pleased with the team’s performance in their first international outing.
Representatives of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) met recently with Sports Minister Dr. Frank Anthony to explore the possibility of a National School Cricket League here.