—- says Lumumba President of the Alpha United football club Odinga Lumumba says that he is standing firmly behind the club’s captain Howard Lowe who has decided to withdraw from the Guyana National Football team .
The sport of football took another critical blow with the announcement that the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) had suspended the NAMILCO Football Festival after a stabbing incident on Friday night’s opening games at the Tucville Playfield .
As the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) inaugural Super League nears its climax, the action on the field is expected to be just as exciting with several teams fighting for survival and to make the final four .
Cozier on SundayIT IS a fitting irony that Daren Ganga should have, in the space of a couple of weeks, suddenly returned as a credible candidate as West Indies skipper through his leadership in the shortest form of the game, even more so since the principal claimant to reclaiming the post is Chris Gayle .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Chelsea reclaimed top spot in the Premier League with a crushing 5-0 win over Blackburn Rovers yesterday but Tottenham Hotspur were brought down to earth when Stoke City snatched a late 1-0 victory at White Hart Lane .
SALVO, North Carolina, (Reuters) - World 100 metres silver medallist Tyson Gay has successfully undergone surgery on a painful groin problem that hampered him during much of the athletics season, his manager said yesterday .
WELLINGTON, (Reuters) - Andy Moles has resigned as New Zealand coach, the country’s national cricket board announced yesterday .
HOVE, England, CMC – Dwayne Smith will be eyeing a return to West Indies colours after work permit problems recently forced the Barbados batsman out of his contract at English County Sussex .
Guyana advanced to yesterday’s final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Twenty20 Festival despite losing to Barbados in their controversial match Friday night at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence .
VADODARA, India, (Reuters) - Explosive India batsman Yuvraj Singh is a doubt for their opening one-day international against Australia today after failing to recover from a finger injury .
-Phillip Persaud, Ianna Graham and Treiston Joseph run unbeaten By Marlon Munroe Nisa Allen exploded yesterday to leave her challengers in the dust when she won the three sprint top spots yesterday in the North Georgetown Inter Zone athletics track meet yesterday at the Camp Ayanganna ground .
Jamaica pluck United Chargers by 77 runs By Rawle Toney Jamaica stormed into the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) 20/20 Cricket Festival by stomping the United Chargers of the USA by 77 runs yesterday at the Guyana National Stadium, Pro-vidence .
- Digicel contributes $100,000 to event Digicel Guyana has added its touch to the one-day rodeo as preparations move apace for the event billed for tomorrow from 11:00am at Arima Park, West Coast Berbice, and organised by the Rodeo Committee of the Rising Sun Turf Club .
By Tiadi Blair President of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) K .
By Rawle Toney Just days before the Golden Jaguars football team heads off to Suriname, national captain Howard Lowe has withdrawn his services from the team because of issues over insurance and a training stipend .
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Jamaal Duff scored the biggest win of his fledgling table tennis career when he defeated Warren Hackshaw as the Kenneth DeAbreu Table Tennis League continued last Saturday at the Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) .
Defending Diamond Mineral Water men’s Indoor champions Hikers continued their preparation for the upcoming international Festival by securing a place in the GT&T National Indoor final billed for tomorrow at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
Golden Stars started their 2009 East Coast Demerara Mackeson Premier League on a winning note when they edged Bakewell Buxton Stars 1-0 at Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground on Wednesday night .
The National Closed Chess Championships will get underway today at the Ocean Spray International Hotel at 10am .
CASTRIES, St Lucia, CMC - West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy was on Thursday officially confirmed as the new Windward Islands captain for the WICB President’s Cup limited overs competition starting in Guyana next week .
HYDERABAD, India, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago’s sensational giant-killing run ended in yesterday’s Champions League Twenty20 final when New South Wales used a blistering performance by Brett Lee to flog them by 41 runs for the title .
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, CMC – West Indies failed to secure a mere two runs needed for victory off the last over and settled for a tense tie in yesterday’s last Women’s One Day International (ODI) that allowed South Africa to claim a 2-1 series win .
ST JOHN’S, Antigua, CMC - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday congratulated Trinidad and Tobago for their strong runner-up finish at the inaugural Champions League Twenty20 tournament in India .
NEW YORK, (Reuters) - The NBA has reached agreement with the league’s referees on a new collective bargaining agreement, commissioner David Stern said yesterday .
JOHANNESBURG, (Reuters) - Herschelle Gibbs and Makhaya Ntini have been left out of South Africa’s squad for one-day international matches against Zimbabwe and England .
Bravo, Dwayne – All rounder scores timely half century to put T/dad into today’s Champions League final
HYDERABAD, India, CMC – Dwayne Bravo struck an unbeaten 58 from 34 balls, as Trinidad & Tobago reached the Final of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday, when they completed a seven-wicket victory over the Cape Cobras of South Africa .
By Marlon Munroe The gauntlet has been thrown down and the gloves have all come off and so today’s North Georgetown’s Inter Zone track and field championships is expected to sizzle at the Camp Ayanganna ground .
Shivanarine Chanderpaul in his first game on home soil since returning from Durham, scored a polished 51 yesterday for Assad Fudadin’s XI in the fourth practice match ahead of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Twenty20 Festival at the Guyana National Stadium today .
By Marlon Munroe Prolific West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul returned to Guyana on Tuesday to participate in today’s Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Twenty20 Festival and also to participate in the WICB President’s Cup 50-over regional tournament scheduled from October 28 to November 5 .
[caption id="attachment_61437" align="alignleft" width="432" caption="Action in the GT&T indoor competition at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Wednesday night .
By Kizan Brumell The opening of the third annual Fruta Conquerors organized NAMILCO Football Festival unveils tonight with what is expected to be an intriguing double header which kicks off at 6pm at the Tucville playfield .
Sunday’s Power Stout National Powerlifting competition will be a dress rehearsal for Guyana’s hosting of the fourth Caribbean Powerlifting championships to be staged in March 2010 .
By Kizan Brumell A simple ceremony was held in the boardroom of Ansa McAl to award the top teams and individual performers of the recently-concluded Mackeson English/Kashif and Shaghai Futsal Tournament which was played at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Jamaica’s coach Junior Bennett has denied there is any division in the President’s Cup squad between top flight West Indies players and those who broke ranks with the players’ union to represent West Indies .
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – A knee injury will sideline Fidel Edwards for the WICB President’s Cup, starting later this month in Guyana .
LONDON, (Reuters) - Max Mosley’s long and controversial reign at the helm of Formula One’s governing body will end today when either ex-Ferrari boss Jean Todt or former world rally champion Ari Vatanen takes over .