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All set for Inter-Guiana Games 2009

– New points system put in place, says Sports Director Director of Sports Neil Kumar says that all arrangements have been put in place for the upcoming Inter-Guiana Games and a new points system will replace the complicated one that was used previously.

Tiwari returned as head of GCF

– priority to get back into FIDE In a solid show of support incumbent president of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) Errol Tiwari was unanimously re-elected to another term when the federation held its AGM and elections Sunday.

‘Janet Jagan was a sports enthusiast’

-says Director of Sports, Neil Kumar `Her love for sports encouraged many a competitive rivalry in and out the party’ The late president of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Janet Jagan preached keeping fit and was responsible for private swimming pools to be made available to local swimmers according to Director of Sports, Neil Kumar.

2009 CLICO WICB Under-15 Tournament

GCB will not suffer financial loss -Chetram Singh The Guyana Cricket Board will not suffer any financial loss as a result of the regional U-15 cricket tournament being switched to Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) president Chetram Singh has disclosed.

National Sport Commission Awards 2008

Chanderpaul cops another record On Friday evening International Cricket Council’s 2008 Cricketer of the Year Shivnarine Chanderpaul collected his fifth Sportsman of the Year award from acting president Samuel Hinds at the National Sport Commission annual awards ceremony held at the National Cutural Centre.

Scotia Bank/WICB/GCB/MoE Kiddy Cricket launched

– 200 schools this season Eight lucky teams representing the eight zones of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Ministry of Education(MoE)/Scotia Bank-sponsored Kiddy Cricket competition will have the opportunity to showcase their skills when the second-one day match between West Indies and England is contested at the Providence National Stadium next month.

Old Fort Hockey club in expansion drive

-Thompson wants sport to regain `top dog’ status President of the Old Fort Hockey Club (OFHC) Ivor Thompson is pushing for the sport to be expanded countrywide with the hope of increasing the club’s membership by fifty percent.

‘May the better person win’

– GCB presidential candidates With only a few hours remaining before the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) holds its AGM and election of office bearers the two presidential candidates, Chetram Singh and Bishwa Panday, have both taken the same stance where decorum is concerned.