WICB needs batting, not bowling coach


DESCRIBED by the West Indies Cricket Board as “the legendary Pakistan off-spinner”, Saqlain Mushtaq has been added to the team’s coaching staff for the couple of Twenty20s and the solitary One-Day International against Ireland in Jamaica at the end of the week.

Morgan pulls out of South American Games

-cites inadequate preparation and short notice

President of the GOA, KA Juman Yassin makes a point at yesterday’s press briefing at the GOA headquarters.

President of the GOA, KA.Juman Yassin revealed the names of Guyana’s representatives for the South American Games in Chile and also disclosed that the Queen’s Baton will be arriving in Guyana on March 2.

GBL, E Networks in groundbreaking deal

Seated from left, Robin Singh, Vishook Persaud, Dr. Frank Anthony, Ambassador Brett Hardt and Justin Prinsteen along with some baseball players, standing at yesterday’s pres conference. (Orlando Charles photo)

The Guyana Baseball League and E Networks yesterday announced plans to work together to further popularize the sport. Yesterday’s launch of the Grassroots Programme at E-Network’s Main Office on Camp Street signaled the intention by the Guyana Baseball League (GBL) and E-Networks Inc.

Bans create football déjà vu

Christopher Matthias

By Orin Davidson It’s been  three years since Guyana’s football has been rid of the Colin Klass -led Guyana Football Federation (GFF), but déjà vu is set  to  engulf the sport all over again, under the current administration.

Courts support for AAG, GBA

Manager of Courts’ Main Street branch, Pamela Humphrey, hands over the sponsorship cheque to head of the GBA Steve Ninvalle while Courts’ Marketing Officer, Trudy Abrahams presents Gavin Hope, VP of the AAG with his cheque. (Orlando Charles photo)

Courts Guyana Inc. has once again lent its corporate support to sports associations. During a simple ceremony yesterday at the Main Street headquarters, the furniture giant’s representatives presented cheques to executives of the Guyana Boxing Association (GBA) and the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) to offset expenses for upcoming events.