The trio from Guyana who were selected by the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation to attend the Children of the World Camp in Istanbul, Turkey have recently returned from their nine-day excursion .
With six wins and four runner-up positions the Guyana Defence Force Boxing Gym garnered 16 points to emerge the winning gym of the Michael Parris National Open Boxing Championships which concluded Sunday night at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue .
The Nets basketball team ended their stint in the Open Division of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Three and Open leagues on a high note with a 68-64 win against the Bounty Colts Sunday night at the Burnham Court .
Shivani Persaud continued to shine as she again registered an unblemished day to take the title of the 12 and under novices’ category of the Popeye’s Novice/Intermediate Tennis Tournament held on Sunday at the National Park .
The Melanie Patriots did what all the previous challengers of the Beepat Scorpions Division Three team could not do .
‘My main focus right now is Victor Ortiz .
CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – Guyana failed to ease concerns about their all-round depth in their opening match of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday, and Royal Challengers Bangalore outclassed them by nine wickets, following a fine all-round performance from Jacques Kallis .
-Says Wayne `Wiggy’ Dover It has been over 10 years since Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors footballers visited these shores and their clash against Guyana’s Golden Jaguars on September 26 should provide much excitement as both teams prepare for international engagements .
LEMONT, Illinois, (Reuters) - There is still plenty of golf ahead for Tiger Woods this year but his PGA Tour season came to an early end at the BMW Championship yesterday after he failed to earn a spot in the Tour Championship .
MONZA, Italy, (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton suffered another Monza nightmare yesterday when he went out of the Italian Grand Prix without completing a lap and lost his championship lead .
MISSISSAUGUA, Ontario, CMC – Guyanese batsman Rajendra Chandrika stroked an unbeaten half-century to fire West Indies HPC to a convincing eight-wicket win over Bermuda in their opening Twenty20 game of the Cricket Canada Summer Festival on Saturday .
FRANKFURT, (Reuters) - Vladimir Klitschko retained his WBO, IBO and IBF world heavyweight championship titles when he knocked out Samuel Peter of Nigeria on Saturday .
CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – A boundary-studded half-century from Michael Klinger set them up, and Shaun Tait and Daniel Christian shared five wickets to lead South Australia Redbacks to a tense 11-run victory over Highveld Lions in the Champions League Twenty20 Championship yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Andrew Strauss delivered the perfect riposte to those questioning his place in England’s one-day team with a polished 126 to help his side to a four-wicket win over Pakistan in Leeds yesterday .
LONDON, (Reuters) - British former world boxing champion Ricky Hatton is “distraught and devastated” after newspaper allegations of cocaine use, his spokesman said yesterday .
By Tamica GarnettGuyana’s Commonwealth Games selectee Clevlon Rock gave a glimpse of what he will unleash at next month’s games in India when he stopped Stephan Gouveia in a lightweight contest on the second night of the Michael Parris National Open Boxing Championships Saturday night at the National Gymnasium .
(Fightnews) World International Boxing Association (WIBA) Women’s International Heavyweight Champion Gwendolyn O’Neil (16-6-1, 7 KOs) successfully defended her title against Crystal Davis (4-3-0, 3 KOs) at the Night of the Champions at the Skatium in Fort Myers, Florida on Saturday .
William Walker walked away with his second win from in two weeks when he secured victory in last Saturday’s Demerara Mutual Fire and Life Insurance Medal Play golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Some words of consolation from U .
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - The United States won their first world championship title in 16 years after beating hosts Turkey 81-64 in the final thanks to a majestic performance by 21-year-old forward Kevin Durant .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal will have to wait at least one more day for a chance to complete his collection of grand slam titles after persistent rain washed out yesterday’s U .
Not quite a year ago, something remarkable happened on the far-off cricket stadiums of India .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic fought off two match points with huge winners en route to a thrilling 5-7 6-1 5-7 6-2 7-5 upset of five-time U .
By Tamica GarnettPresident of the Guyana Netball Association (GNA), Dr .
Little Shivani Persaud yesterday ruled the 12-years-and-under category of the Popeye’s Novices/Intermediate lawn tennis tournament which commenced yesterday at the National park .
The country’s top darts players including national men’s singles champion Sudesh Fitzgerald and former national champion Norman Madhoo will be in action today when Granny’s Hangout Bar, Market Street, Better Hope, stages three darts competitions .
Omar Shariff maintained his lead in the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) organized Demerara Distillers Ltd (DDL) Topco Juices Tournament when play resumed on Wednesday at the Keishar’s Sports Club .
- LumumbaBy Tamica GarnettPresidential Advisor on Youth Empowerment, Odinga Lumumba, says that works have not yet started on the basketball court at the Mackenzie Sports Club owing to technical difficulties facing the contractor .
According to sources coming out of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), professional English League footballer Ricky Shakes who has indicated a willingness to represent Guyana in future international matches might be blocked from doing so because of an International Football Federation (FIFA) ruling .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Big-hitting West Indies batsman Kieron Pollard shone all too briefly as his Mumbai Indians team suffered a shock nine-run loss to the unfancied Highveld Lions in the opening game of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday .
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It was not one of their prettiest wins, but it was a victory nonetheless for Courts Pacesetters who stumbled to a 65-54 points victory against Colours Panthers in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Three and Open Leagues Thursday night .
The junior national basketball squad preparing to represent Guyana at the Inter Guiana Games (IGG) from November 19-21 at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall has been reduced to 15 players .
ISTANBUL, (Reuters) - Lithuania guard Martynas Pocius faces an emotional world championship semi-final against United States coach Mike Krzyzewski when the two teams meet in a mouth-watering clash today .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - Kim Clijsters advanced to her fourth U .
Corporate giants Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL) under its international brand, Pepsi, has renewed its partnership with of the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club’s (RHTY&SC) Under-19 Team for the seventh consecutive year .
The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) will be participating in the upcoming Commonwealth Games rugby competition in New Delhi, India next month .