Sports

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.

North Georgetown rules in the pool

— dominates swimming c/ships

Some of the winners from yesterday swimming events; from L-R Nathon Hackett, Tiffany DeMoura, Amy Grant, Accalia Khan, Kenita Mahaica, Andrew Fowler and Joseph DeNobrega.

By Delvon Mc Ewan Once again the North Georgetown District/ District 11 has dominated the other districts to top the swimming segment of the 54th National Schools Championship yesterday at the National Aquatic Centre.

Gaskin upsets Mc Kenzie to win 10k race

— National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field C/ships

Rupununi’s Semona Lawrence cruising across the finish line.

Guyana’s premier junior distance athlete, Matthew McKenzie was touted to win yesterday’s 10km road race of this year’s 54th edition of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships.

Crawford bags gold in 40km road race -Schools cycling c/ships

Among the star studded field of Guyana’s best junior wheelsmen, Romello Crawford was the one that shone the brightest. The Corentyne Comprehensive High School student, out pedaled his 29 rivals to earn the gold medal for the 40km road race when the 54th edition of the National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships got under way yesterday.

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