Guyana and West Indies cricketer Devendra Bishoo and Commonwealth and Caribbean powerlifting record holder Dawn Barker were named senior male and female sports personalities of 2011 by the National Sports Commission yesterday.
The fifth Fruta Conquerors Football Club’s NAMILCO Football Festival was officially launched on Thursday with Managing Director of the company Bert Sukhai heaping praise on the executive of the club for the continued growth and expansion of the tournament, while representing the good name of the company.
West Indies Cricket Board directors will convene a teleconference tomorrow and high on the agenda will be the present stalemate between the sidelined Guyana Cricket Board and the government-implemented Interim Management Committee.
Guyana’s cricket yesterday became even more shrouded in controversy after the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) and the government-implemented Interim Management Committee released 31-man and 30-man squads respectively for the upcoming Regional four-day tournament that bowls off on February 3.
The Guyana Defence Force Football Club has been suspended from all football-related activities by its umbrella body Georgetown Football Association (GFA) pending a hearing as to why the club was yanked from participating in the GFA/Banks DIH Knockout Tournament by its top brass.
Veteran cricket commentator Joseph `Reds’ Perreira is urging the establishment of pro league cricket here and expressed the hope that one day Guyanese players will not have to flock to Trinidad & Tobago to play cricket to earn their keep.
With Barbadian knockout specialist Shawn ‘The Sniper’ Cox’s birthday 9 days away, he is not entertaining the thought of losing against Guyana’s destructive force Kurt ‘The Sledgehammer’ Bess when the two clash tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
The ongoing impasse between the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) and Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has attracted the attention of Sport Minister Dr.
Old Fort, Flora GCC and Trinidad & Tobago’s Fatima were crowned champions after the seventh Diamond Mineral Water International Hockey Festival ended last night at the National Gymnasium.
Sidelined first by the West Indies selectors and now by the Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) selection panel, middle order batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan said yesterday he believes that there is an orchestrated move by the local selectors to stifle his career.
In two days the seventh Diamond Mineral Water International Hockey Festival will bully off at the National Gymnasium and while some of the local teams have mixed expectations about results at the conclusion, the tournament is expected to improve and expose emerging talents.
The recent 51st Guyana Teachers’ Union/Ministry of Education, National Schools Cycling, Swimming and Track & Field Championships showcased a number of talented athletes despite the logistical problems that continue to plague this pre-eminent annual event.
Justice William Ramlall yesterday ordered lawyers for the Raj Singh faction of the Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) to prove their innocence against the contempt action filed by Roger Harper.
The Berbice Cricket Board (BCB) is threatening to pull its players from the current Carib/Pepsi T20 tournament if organiser Robin Singh alters the list of players selected by the board but Singh rebutted last night that the BCB is not following the spirit of the competition.
Guyanese lightweight champion Patrick Forde passed away at 6.45 am yesterday in a New York hospital according to his brother Reginald.
Guyanese lightweight champion Patrick Forde passed away at 6.45 am today in a New York hospital according to his brother Reginald.
More challenges were issued by competitors yesterday, two days before the final leg of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Race of Champions at the South Dakota Circuit.
People marvel at the performance and the drivers get the glory, but very few spare a thought for the mechanic, or wrench as they are referred to in the sport of motor racing, who get the vehicles ready for race day.
The Barbadians and Jamaicans arrived in Guyana yesterday to burn rubber against their local counterparts at the South Dakota Circuit on Sunday in the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Race of Champions third leg.
Anyone who knows Travis Blyden knows that cricket is one of his foremost loves.
The National Aquatic Centre opened yesterday at Liliendaal, East Coast Demerara, as plans were disclosed for developing the sport and marketing it to potential sponsors and athletes and hosting showpiece events after a warm-up/warm-down facility becomes a reality.
The Guyana Football Federation (GFF) launched its ‘Wear Yellow’ campaign yesterday urging everyone to support the Golden Jaguars as they embark on their quest to top Group B when they face Trinidad and Tobago on November 11 at the Guyana National Stadium.
Trinidad & Tobago defeated Guyana by four wickets at the Guyana National Stadium last evening to book a place in the final of the Regional Super50 tournament on Saturday.
Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago captains Assad Fudadin and Darren Ganga yesterday exuded confidence ahead of today’s first day/night semi-final match of the Super50 tournament scheduled for the Guyana National Stadium, Providence.
Not renowned around the world for his diplomacy, Chris Gayle asked the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday why he should apologise, challenging the body to make its position clear on what they want from him.