GFF establishes new safety protocols for moveable goal posts

Following the tragic death of six-year-old Glensean Skeete, the Guyana Football Federation has established new safety protocols for moveable goal posts.

According to a release from the GFF, the guidelines were communicated to respective Regional Member Associations (RMAs) on October 4th.

The rules are “1. All goal posts MUST be securely fastened to the ground, by any means possible, during and after use. 2. A WARNING SIGN must be posted at all football venues ‘DO NOT SWING AND/OR CLIMB ONTO ANY GOAL POST.’ 3. Players MUST be warned of the dangers associated with the misuse of goal posts. 4. Children MUST NOT be permitted to play unsupervised under and around goal posts. 5. All goal posts MUST be inspected regularly to ensure they are structurally sound. 6. Football games MUST NOT be played with unsecured goal posts.”….


Champs at last, Essequibo win maiden tournament

Essequibo captured their maiden three – day title after ending atop the points table when curtains came down on the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Jaguars three-day league yesterday.

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Guyana places third behind winners England, and Ireland

By Noelle Smith   Hosts Guyana ended in third place behind champions England and runners-up Ireland when the West Indies Fullbore Shooting Championships ended yesterday at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.

Hope spearheads batting effort as Windies shine

BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, CMC – Batsmen Shai Hope, Roston Chase and Kraigg Brathwaite all gathered half-centuries as West Indies made a bright start to their tour of Zimbabwe here yesterday.

Darren Bravo sparkles in charity T20 for hurricane victims

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Brandon King, Darren Bravo and Rovman Powell all starred as a Regional Invitational XI defeated a Trinidad and Tobago Red Force XI by 11 runs in a celebrity Hurricane Relief Twenty20 here Saturday night.

Policy needed for rewarding the nation’s successful athletes

The National Sports Commission (NSC) and the Minister of Sport, Dr. George Norton, Friday repaid Guyana’s Deshawna Skeete for her outstanding gold medal 400m run at the South American Youth Games with the ultimate insult.

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