Sports

NA United maul Cougars 4-0

New Amsterdam (NA) United defeated Cougars FC 4-0 in their east zone matchup when the Berbice Football Association (BFA) U20 tournament continued at the Burnham Park ground in New Amsterdam on Sunday.

Top Caribbean high jumper wins American award

SOUTH CAROLINA, United States, CMC- Leading Caribbean high jumper, St.Lucia’s Jeannelle Scheper, has received the inaugural Hammer Strength All-American award. A junior at the University of South Carolina, Scheper was presented with the award during the halftime interval of a football game between South Carolina and Kentucky at Williams-Brice Stadium.

Young Windies seek 2-0 lead

West Indies U19 pacer Alzarri Joseph was destructive in the first One Day International on Monday against Bangladesh.

After a convincing six-wicket win over the touring Bangladesh U19 side in the first of the seven One Day Internationals on Monday the West Indies U-19 team will seek to go 2-0 up in the seven-match series today when the two teams collide in the second match at the Georgetown Cricket Club’s Bourda  Ground.

Banks, Giftland, GT&T, Digcicel, GOA should be commended

- Government should consider funding national sports teams

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Says Donald Duff Just about a year ago then Deputy Secretary-General of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Lolita Applewhaite, in her address at the opening ceremony of the 17th Special Meeting of the Council for Human and Social Development with a focus on sport held at the CARICOM Secretariat in Guyana, said that sport should be one of the tools used to boost economic activity in the region.