- Enforces new rules and regulation for fightsWith immediate effect the Guyana Boxing Board of Control (GBBC) will be enforcing the regulations with respect to reporting procedures for boxers and trainers contracted to participate in GBBC-sanctioned cards in accordance with international practices .
LONDON, England, CMC – Shivnarine Chanderpaul struck his third hundred in four innings for Durham yesterday, the same day that it was confirmed two fellow West Indians would play in the second division of the English County Championship next year .
Singh’s Confectionery on Wednesday handed over a cheque of an undisclosed sum to Stanford Solomon; co-promoter of tomorrow’s international boxing at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
The Hikers men teams showed a liking to the lights at Thirst Park by winning their matches in the latest round of action in the Banks DIH Night hockey tournament last Wednesday .
Following an action-filled competition last weekend, local golfers will return to the Lusignan course for the Torginol Paint-sponsored Stableford tournament tomorrow .
CENTURION, South Africa, (Reuters) - AB de Villiers scored an 70 to steer South Africa to a five-wicket win over New Zealand in Champions Trophy Group B yesterday .
Berbice poised for victory going into final day A double century partnership between former West Indies player Narsingh Deonarine and Guyana middle-order batsman Homchand Pooran put Berbice within sight of a come-from-behind outright win over the Rest Team at the end of the penultimate day’s play of their four day Guyana Cricket Board sponsored Inter-County competition at the Demerara Cricket Club ground in Queenstown yesterday .
By Marlon Munroe Essequibo were within sight of an upset win over Demerara on the penultimate day of their four-day Guyana Cricket Board sponsored Inter-County competition at the Anna Regina Community Development Centre ground yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago will leave for Guyana today for two warm-up matches as they gear up for the Twenty20 Champions League in India next month .
Caribbean Airlines yesterday continued its usual support for sports in Guyana with a donation to the Guyana Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness federation (GABFF) to assist six bodybuilders to represent Guyana at this year’s Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Bodybuilding championships in Grenada from October 1-4 .
- Predicts a tenth round knockoutMauricio Pastrana arrived in Guyana yesterday ahead of his clash with Guyana’s Leon ‘Hurry-Up’ Moore at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall on Saturday for the vacant NABA, WBC Continental Americas and CABOFE Bantamweight titles as well as the WBA Fedelatin and Fedecaribe super bantamweight titles .
A lone strike from Sonia Griffith was all it took for Lethem to record the first win over East Coast in the inaugural Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Inter-Association Women’s League, which opened yesterday at the Tucville Ground .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Career-best bowling from Gavin Tonge helped the depleted West Indies side pose a stiff challenge before Pakistan held their nerve to outclass them by five wickets in the ICC Champions Trophy yesterday .
- women’s basketball given spark to ignite the game locallyIn the end it was mission accomplished for coach Larry Davis and his South Carolina Lady All Star basketball team .
Sensei Troy Bobb is currently preparing his group of young karatekas for what will be Guyana’s fifth year of participation at the Pan Caribbean Martial Arts Championships to be hosted in Trinidad and Tobago .
By Marlon MunroeEssequibo and Demerara were locked in a tight battle at the end of the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board four-day Inter-County cricket competition at the Anna regina Community Development Centre ground yesterday .
Narsingh Deonarine struck an unbeaten century as Berbice closed with a lead of 266 runs over the Rest Team at the close of the second day’s play of the Guyana Cricket Board senior four day Inter County tournament at the Demerara Cricket Club ground in Queenstown yesterday .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad & Tobago’s cricket chief Deryck Murray has hit back against a newspaper report accusing his Board of bribery, and says they will be pursuing legal action against the media house .
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in its efforts to promote table tennis countrywide will host the Ken DeAbreu Table Tennis League from October 3rd through to November 22 at the Malteenoes Sports Club .
The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport and the National Sports Commission have organised their first Day of Interaction on Sunday starting at 9:30hrs at Better Hope Community Centre ground, East Coast Demerara .
The Neal and Massy Group of Companies yesterday handed over a cheque and trophies to the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) for the 2009 countrywide, first division limited overs cricket competition which has already commenced .
… Caribbean Fury boxer excited for belt and heritage By Gary TimGeorgia, USA (SMS) — There she sat at home, concerned about the apparent effects of the recent floods in Atlanta, Georgia .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – West Indies will be looking to cause a stir in their opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy, when they face Pakistan today at The Wanderers .
…Pacers Garraway and Benn destructive on first dayBy Marlon MunroeInter-County cricket minnows Essequibo are in firm grip of proceedings, mainly due to the destructive bowling of a duo of pacers Trevor Benn (3-18) and Trevon Garraway (4-62) on the first day of the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Senior Four-day tournament .
Berbice have slight edge after first day Berbice had a slight edge against the Rest Team at stumps on day one of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Senior Four-day Inter–County competition which bowled off yesterday at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground, Quenstown .
GFF Inter-Association Women’s League today With the aim of revitalizing women’s football in Guyana, the GFF will today start its Inter-Association Women’s League at the Tucville ground with a clash between Lethem and the East Coast of Demerara .
Learie Webster handed Wendell Meusa only his third defeat in competitive chess locally but it was national junior champion Taffin Khan and Ronuel Greenidge who are the early leaders after three completed rounds of the seniors National Qualification Chess tournament .
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)yesterday sent out a message of condolence to the family of the late Cecil Ramsingh who passed away last Thursday in Miami, United States of America following a brief illness .
Millington leads Tigers into quarterfinals A terrific display of skill from Devon Millington, who rattled up a helmet-trick, propelled his team BK International Western Tigers into the quarterfinal of the Mackeson English/Kashif and Shanghai Futsal Tournament as they defeated Sunburst Camptown in the final match of the night on Monday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall .
CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – Tillakaratne Dilshan scored his third One-day International to set things up, and the bowlers – led by Ajantha Mendis – cooperated to hand Sri Lanka a 55-run victory under the Duckworth-Lewis Method over hosts South Africa in the rain-affected opening match of the ICC Champions Trophy yesterday .
VALENCIA, (Reuters Life!) - Deft moves by chess legend Garry Kasparov gave him a decisive upper hand against long-time rival Anatoly Karpov in the first set of a 12-game re-match in Valencia, Spain yesterday .
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Hong Kong’s Joey Chan resisted a late fightback from Guyana’s Nicolette Fernandes to win their second round qualifying match at the Forexx Women’s World Open Squash tournament on Monday night .
BRUSSELS, (Reuters) - Former world number one Justine Henin is to make a comeback, less than two years after retiring from tennis .
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Guyana’s Collie Hercules was on target for Tobago United when the T&T Digicel Pro League regular season ended on Sunday with two re-scheduled matches .
Oswen Jones was named Mr .
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Batsman Travis Dowlin says he is ready for the West Indies’ upcoming ICC Champions Trophy campaign which bowls off tomorrow .
AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, CMC – Guyana’s international squash star Nicolette Fernandes made a smooth start to the Forexx World Open on Sunday, easily defeating South African Adel Weir in her first-round qualifier .