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Managing Director of NAMILCO Bert Sukhai presents the company’s cheque to Candia Shepherd, Treasurer of Fruta Conquerors FC on Thursday. (Orlando Charles photo)

NAMILCO Football Festival winner to get $1M

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.

Clive Lloyd

WICB teleconference to tackle cricket stalemate here

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.

 Rabindranauth Seeram

Two squads!

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.

Gary Best

GDF Football Club suspended by GFA

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.

Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira

‘Reds’ Perreira urges start of pro league cricket

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.

Mark Austin, right will take on Miguel Antoine in an eight round  welterweight contest in another Guyana versus Barbados clash. (Orlando Charles photo)

Bajan ‘Sniper’ threatens to put down local ‘Sledgehammer’

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.

Ramnaresh Sarwan said he feels that there are moves afoot to stifle his career for Guyana.

Fit to be tied

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.

A hockey players shoots for goal last evening at the National Gymnasium during a practice session. (Orlando Charles photo)

This week’s int’l hockey festival to expose emerging talents

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.

Berbice threatens to pull players from Carib/Pepsi T20 tournament

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.

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