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Members of the launch party pose for a photo opportunity following the official launch of the Mackeson/Rawle Toney 3x3 Basketball Classic at the Fireside Grill on Garnett Streets.
Members of the launch party pose for a photo opportunity following the official launch of the Mackeson/Rawle Toney 3×3 Basketball Classic at the Fireside Grill on Garnett Streets.

Mackeson/Rawle Toney 3×3 B/ball Classic launched

The inaugural Mackeson/Rawle Toney 3×3 Basketball Classic was officially launched yesterday at the Fireside Grill on Garnett Streets.

Action in the Tiger Bay and Melanie-B encounter in the in the GT Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Championship at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue
Action in the Tiger Bay and Melanie-B encounter in the in the GT Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Championship at the National Gymnasium, Mandela Avenue

Top teams post opening night victories

Defending champion Sparta Boss, Bent St, Tiger Bay and Showstoppers clinched opening night wins on Thursday in the annual GT Beer ‘Keep Ya Five Alive’ Futsal Championship.

Guyana Chess Federation president Frankie Farley, left,  in his game against Justino Da Silva.

Khan juggernaut rolls on

Candidate Master Taffin Khan moved to five wins from as many matches after defeating Loris Nathoo Thursday evening at the National Resource Centre in the latest round of the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) GAICO_sponsored Swiss System tournament.

Marzana Fiedtkou continues her fine form

Tigers continue to roar 

Title contenders GBTI GCC Tigers continued their rampant run in this year’s GTT National Indoor Hockey Championship after they recorded another excellent showing on Thursday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue by mauling GBTI GCC Spice 7-0. 

UG takes on DCC in weekend’s highpoint fixture 

The University of Guyana will take on the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) in the feature match of this weekend’s action in the ongoing Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA), Noble House Seafoods, Second Division two-day competition at DCC. 

Leg-spinner Hayden Walsh.

USA Cricket thrilled for “outstanding” Walsh

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – USA Cricket has hailed Hayden Walsh Jr’s selection to the West Indies limited overs side, branding the leg-spinner an “all-round talent” and a “world-class” fielder who they expected to excel at the highest level.

Nial Smith delivered a fierce spell to rout Georgetown (Orlando Charles photo)

Smith’s fury condemns Georgetown to third defeat

A fiery spell of fast bowling from 23-year-old Nial Smith condemned Georgetown to their third successive defeat, falling to Lower Corentyne by seven wickets in the third round of the ongoing SBF Petroleum Jaguars One-Day League at Bourda, yesterday. 

Anthony Adams

Adams 6-25 sees Essequibo stun West Berbice

Anthony and Ricardo Adams pulled off stunning bowling performances to see Essequibo beat West Berbice by six runs in a low-scoring third round contest at Bush Lot yesterday in the SBF Petroleum/ Cricket Guy Inc Jaguars 50-over Franchise League.

Marzana Fiedtkou of GBTI GCC Tigers in the process of scoring from the penalty spot against Saints in the Women’s Division of the GTT National Indoor Hockey Championship at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue

Pepsi Hikers win on five-goal blitz by Brandford

-Fiedtkou scores hat trick Defending Men’s champion Pepsi Hikers, GCC Tigers and GCC Spice recorded wins when the GTT National Indoor Hockey Championship continued on Wednesday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall, Homestretch Avenue.  

Miles Bascombe

Sir Andy raises doubt over Bascombe, Shallow defends appointment

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Fast bowling legend Sir Andy Roberts has questioned the appointment of Miles Bascombe to the West Indies men’s selection panel, and believes the former Windward Islands batsman should have withdrawn himself from consideration after having been a member of the recent Cricket West Indies Task Force which led an overhaul of regional selection policy.

Sourav Ganguly

Kohli’s India need to win big tournaments, says Ganguly

NEW DELHI,  (Reuters) – India’s Virat Kohli is captaining an enormously talented team, but the players need to adjust their mentality to win big tournaments, having failed in the last seven, ex-captain Sourav Ganguly said as he prepares to head the national cricket board.

Former West Indies Test star Gus Logie.

Logie takes over as women’s head coach

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – Cricket West Indies on Wednesday named Gus Logie as the interim head coach of the West Indies women’s team, and said it would immediately begin the recruitment process to fill the role permanently.  

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