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‘I wasn’t going to wait on them forever’

——says Emery Welshman of his decision to play for Guyana instead of Canada

Emery Welshman

Canada-born forward Emery Welshman said the main reason influencing his decision to choose the Golden Jaguars over the country of his birth is because of the lack of attention from Canada for international honours.

AAG to hold AGM today

Aubrey Hutson 

The Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) today at YMCA, Thomas Lands. Sub associations and stake holders are expected to attend the meeting   at which progress reports are set to be given to delegates about the activities of last year.

Mayor’s Cup to be launched Tuesday

Lennox Arthur

Following the approval of the Guyana Football Federation’s (GFF) Normalization Committee, veteran tournament coordinator Lennox Arthur said all systems are in place for the staging of a successful Mayor’s Cup knockout football championship.

Whitewash not critical to World Cup dreams

— JP Duminy

JP Duminy

PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, CMC – Batsman JP Duminy does not believe a whitewash of West Indies in the ongoing One-Day International series will have much resonance for South Africa when the World Cup bowls off next month.

Williams sisters lead Americans into fourth round

Serena Williams

MELBOURNE, (Reuters) – Top seed Serena Williams and her older sister Venus led a foursome of American women into the Australian Open fourth round yesterday, while men’s top seed Novak Djokovic survived a nervous start to overcome a feisty Fernando Verdasco.

CCC students fail ‘final’ exam

— Red Force sets up clash with Guyana Jaguars in Nagico Super50 final

The Combined Campuses and Colleges players celebrate the dismissal of Dwayne Bravo. (Photo courtesy of WICB media)

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago Red Force capitalised on a limp batting effort from Combined Campuses and Colleges Marooners to pull off an easy 41 run win, and cruise into the final of the NAGICO Super50 here late yesterday.

Lakers delay decision on injured Bryant

LOS ANGELES, (Reuters) – The Los Angeles Lakers will wait until Monday before making a final decision on whether five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant will require shoulder surgery and miss the rest of the season.

Corneal, Bolton hold discussions on TDP

Anton Corneal, FIFA Regional Technical Development Officer of the South East Caribbean (left) and GFF Technical Director Claude Bolton share a moment during the latter’s recent visit to Guyana

International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) Regional Technical Development Officer of the South East Caribbean Anton Corneal, held discussions with Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Technical Director Claude Bolton regarding the creating of a Technical Development Programme.

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