Sports

C/ships help foster spirit of goodwill, discipline and excellence

—Prime Minister Samuel Hinds at opening of National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field C/ships

District 11 athletes and teachers symbolically lighting the torch. (Orlando Charles photo)

Prior to a rhythmical rendition by the steel band, Prime Minister, Samuel Hinds trumpeted the importance of the annual National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships in the feature address of the opening ceremony yesterday at the GDF ground.

Worrying developments

By Tony Cozier

ACCORDING to manager Wes Hall’s report, Brian Lara complained that “cricket has ruined my life” after walking out on the West Indies team after the fourth Test during its 1995 tour of England.

A just rebuke of the rebels

Cosmo Hamilton

It has been almost a month since the self-centered myopic decision taken by the West Indies players aggressively led by Dwayne Bravo to abruptly abandon their tour of India due to a pay dispute.

Sparta proves to be Street Fighters’ boss

High profile sides Sparta Boss, Alexander Village, North Ruimveldt, Island All-Stars, Albouystown-A and Back Circle were amongst the wins when the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Georgetown leg commenced on Tuesday at the Demerara Park tarmac.

Contracts signed, professional boxing returns to B/ce

- Promoter Thom hopes event start of something great

Richard Williamson (left) and Delon Allicock square off following the conclusion of the contract signing for the vacant national super bantamweight title fight.

With the inking of the contracts yesterday at the Abdool and Abdool building, professional boxing will return to Berbice as Mark Thom Promotions will stage a three-bout fight card dubbed the ‘Rose Hall Town Showdown’ on December 13th.

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