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ICC begins Twenty20 promotional campaign

The Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Twenty20 World Cup yesterday unveiled a massive 20×4 bat with the logo ‘Bring it Guyana’ as part of its countrywide promotional campaign for the event which bowls off at the Guyana National Stadium on April 30.

Patterson: The game is not dead

– GABF boss sits one-on-one with Stabroek Sport The story of David and Goliath is unquestionably one of the more popular chronicles in the Holy Bible and now newly-elected president of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Fed-eration David Patterson will reenact the event having the herculean task of reviving the game of basketball in Guyana.

‘We gave our all’ – Butts

Captain of  Guyana’s Sevens rugby team Claudius Butts says that his team did its best at the just concluded International Rugby Board (IRB) USA Sevens World Series  tournament that was held in Las Vegas, USA.

GABF AGM on today

– Patterson seems set to run uncontested for presidency The highly-anticipated and long-awaited Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held today at the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) headquarters in Kingston from 2pm.

Guyana fully committed to regional basketball –Patterson

Acting President of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF) David Patterson says that Guyana has fully recommitted  itself to the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) after attending the Annual General Assembly which was held last weekend in the British Virgin Islands (BVI).

It will be a historic event – Wissow

President and Co-Founder of the Women’s International Boxing Association, Ryan Wissow believes that the upcoming Shondel Alfred and Corrine DeGroot bantamweight rematch along with the Gwendolyn O’Neil and Carlette Ewell light heavyweight clash will be a historic event and he is also optimistic about the smooth running of the fights.

GFF seeks govt cooperation for World Cup drive

– Lady Jaguars to begin World Cup qualifiers March 3 The Lady Jaguars will start their stride to Germany in 2011 on March 3 at the GCC ground against Suriname as the first leg of the Women’s World Cup Qualifiers begins for the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) affiliates.

Soundly whipped!

– Courts Pacesetters failed in their bid for revenge against Ravens while the Linden and Georgetown U-23 teams entertained It was supposed to be the night when Courts Pacesetters would exact revenge on Ravens for their 17-point defeat in last year’s Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Open Knock-out tournament but instead Courts Pacesetters were handed another sound whipping.

Charles sprints to victory in Ricks and Sari 10-lap event

– GCF hoping clubs submit lists for ratification soon Richard Charles sprinted to victory in the juvenile 10-lap cycle race on Saturday at the National Park circuit which ended up being the day’s feature event in the Ricks and Sari-sponsored event after the more prominent cyclists were unable to participate.

‘Asia for me is a better port’

-says world ranked Leon `Hurry Up’ Moore World ranked bantamweight boxer Guyana’s Leon `Hurry Up’ Moore feels that campaigning in Asia is the right career move for him and that being based in Thailand will give him a faster shot at a world title.

GT/Linden ready for all-out-war

-$100,000 winner-take-all Ravens/Pacesetters clash on tonight The last time the two teams met Ravens outclassed the Courts Pacesetters by 17 points (88-71) to take the GABA Open Knockout First Division tournament last year.

Alfred/De Groot rematch set for March

-O’Neil to face Ewell for WIBA title The Shondel Alfred – Corrine De Groot rematch seesaw has finally stopped as Stabroek Sport understands that the fight will now take place in March in Guyana at a date to be announced soon.

Gilhuys to head GFA Interim Committee

Attorney-at-law Gordon Gilhuys will be heading the Interim Management Committee (IMC) set up by the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) to run the affairs of the Georgetown Football Association (GFA) after a meeting held Tuesday last at the federation’s headquarters.

Burnham Court enhancement nearing realisation

– GABA to bounce off 2010 season this weekend In an exclusive interview with Stabroek Sport yesterday, President of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Trevor Rose disclosed that the Burnham Basketball Court enhancement is very close to realisation.