Barama edged Mcdoom 42-40 on the Burnham Basketball Court yesterday to advance to the semi-final of the East Bank Basketball Tournament while Bagotstown defeated Grove 43 -33 for a semi – final spot.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) yesterday announced the national age group champion swimmers based on performances at GASA National Swimming Championships last year.
The American Society of Cricket (ACS) team of New York, United States of America continued their annual tour of Guyana with a win over Enmore at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in collaboration with the National Sports Commission and the Ministry of Education will conduct a “Beginners Table Tennis Coaching Programme for Secondary School Students” beginning today.
Legends recorded a rare victory Friday night over the Pepsi Sonics, while Ravens dominated Scorpions in the feature game of the double -header at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Pepsi Sonics Basketball club will host its inaugural Pepsi Sonics “Dare For More” Invitational Third Division Competition on January 28th and 29th at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Director of Sport Neil Kumar has said that this would be a huge year for the development of sport in Guyana, but he questioned the capacity of some organizations to adequately utilize facilities if Government were to make that investment.
THE West Indies’ third most capped player, and the second in line to the captaincy, has expressed one opinion on the team’s final preparations for the World Cup, now only two months away.
Guyana’s Travis Dowlin has been included in the West Indies’ 30-man training squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.
The squad was announced yesterday and includes present Guyana skipper Narsingh Deonarine and regular West Indies’ players Shivnarine Chanderpaul and Ramnaresh Sarwan.
A fine all-round performance by Stephen Jacobs carried Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) to victory over the American Cricket Society (ACS) cricket team from New York, United States of America in the third annual Nizam Hafeez memorial cricket match at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.
General Secretary of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) Ivor O’Brien is satisfied with his association’s achievements during the year 2006, but he is a bit disappointed with the performance of the Melbourne Common-wealth Games team.
Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire will celebrate his 52nd birth anniversary tomorrow with a 21-team, one-day dominoes competition, bar-b-que and oldies dance at the Turning Point Sports Club.
The first day’s play of the Carib Beer Series match between Guyana and defending champions Trinidad and Tobago at Guaracara Park was abandoned yesterday without a ball being bowled.
“We are ready. I can see the pieces coming together.”
Those were the words of Minister responsible for Sport, Dr. Frank Anthony yesterday as the Local Organising Committee for the International Cricket Coun-cil’s 2007 World Cup competition, held its weekly press conference.
While some of the 2006 national sports awardees will be easy to select, the Sports Coach of the Year award will be a tough one for the panelists who will meet on January 26 to make the decision.