Pacesetters, Kobras outplay Eagles, Trojans

Pacesetters and Kobras secured wins in the u23 section, when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) League Championship continued on Saturday at the Burnham Court, Middle and Carmichael streets.

Pacesetters clipped Eagles 82-76. Marvin Durant led the home side with 21 points, while the duo of Quincy Dos Santos and Tafawa Daly added 14 points each. Adding seven points was Jude Corlette.

For the loser, Travis Belgrave tallied a game high 31 points, while Shamar Huntley chipped in with 21 points. Kijahnie Semple contributed eight points.

On the other hand, Kobras downed Trojans 81-73. Amoniki John led the winner with 22 points, while Akeem Morrison and Rondel Archer assisted with 11 and 10 points respectively.

For the loser, Darrol Williams tallied 20 points, while Kadeem Peterkin and Jonathan Browne supported with 11 points each. The event resumes on Wednesday August 23rd at the same venue.


President Granger intervenes…

The Guyana government stepped in on Friday and bailed the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) out of its financial predicament allowing for the male and female rugby teams to compete at this year’s Rugby America’s North (RAN) 7s Championship this weekend in Mexico.

Sri Lanka hold on for draw after Kohli masterclass

KOLKATA, (Reuters) – India’s captain Virat Kohli staved off the threat of defeat before their fast bowlers ensured the hosts finished on a high in the drawn opening test against Sri Lanka in an enthralling final day at the Eden Gardens yesterday.

‘Guinness Goal’ among new innovations

The 2017 edition of the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ George-town Championship was officially launched yesterday at the Thirst Park Sports Club.

Witness in U.S. FIFA trial describes off-books payments to soccer officials

NEW YORK, (Reuters) – A government witness in the U.S. corruption trial related to soccer’s world-governing body FIFA testified yesterday about millions of dollars paid to former soccer officials in exchange for broadcasting and sponsorship rights for international tournaments, all logged in a secret spreadsheet.

Achievers crowned champs once again

Young Achievers Volleyball club was once again the dominant force on the Demerara volleyball circuit after downing their counterparts from the Vanguard Volleyball club in straight sets in the final of the Demerara Volleyball Association (DVA) Men’s ‘B’ division playoff played at the National Gymnasium, Sunday evening.

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