Cycling

Prize winners posing with their spoils at the completion of yesterday’s event.
Prize winners posing with their spoils at the completion of yesterday’s event.

Eastman continues winning ways

On the back of recent sublime form, Hamza Eastman continued his victorious ways yesterday.

Yesterday’s prize winners posing with their spoils. (Orlando Charles photo)
Yesterday’s prize winners posing with their spoils. (Orlando Charles photo)

Nobrega powers to victory in 50-mile road race

In an extraordinary display of speed and stamina, Team Alanis’ Paul DeNobrega took the spoils of the 5th annual CARICOM 50-mile road race with a wire-to-wire win yesterday at West Demerara.

Double winner Michael Anthony raises his hand in  triumph after winning the first stage of the 17th annual Dr Cheddi Jagan Memorial cycle road race in West Demerara yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)
Double winner Michael Anthony raises his hand in triumph after winning the first stage of the 17th annual Dr Cheddi Jagan Memorial cycle road race in West Demerara yesterday. (Orlando Charles photo)

Anthony double winner at Cheddi Jagan memorial cycle road race

Top cyclist Michael Anthony was a double winner yesterday as the first stage of the 17th annual three-stage memorial cycle road race in memory of former Guyana president Dr Cheddi Jagan concluded in West Demerara.

Winners and runners up of the National Sports Commission (NSC) 11-race cycling meet pose with their trophies and prime prizes at the completion of yesterday’s event.

Philander staves off Jeffrey

United Cycle Club’s (UCC) Albert Philander held off a strong challenge from national road race champion Raynauth Jeffrey of Team Coco to win the feature 35-lap event at yesterday’s National Sports Commission (NSC) sponsored 11-race cycle programme in the National Park.

Paul DeNobrega was his way to winning the feature 35-lap event of the 13th annual P&P Insurance Brokers and Consultants Limited 11-race cycle programme which was staged at the National Park ahead of Godfrey Pollydore and Shane Boodram.

Paul De Nobrega wins feature event

Paul DeNobrega emphatically won his second race of the season yesterday lapping all but nine of the 33 starters in the feature 35-lap event of the 13th annual P&P Insurance Brokers and Consultants Limited 11-race cycle programme which was staged at the National Park.

Armstrong finally admits to doping

NEW YORK,  (Reuters) – Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career yesterday, admitting he cheated to win all seven of his Tour de France titles.

The various winners and other cyclists following the completion of yesterday’s DDL sponsored 50-mile road race along with the organisers and representatives of DDL. (Iva Wharton photo)

DeNobrega wins Diamond Mineral Water 50 mile race

By Iva Wharton Paul DeNobrega, in a time of 2:2:18s yesterday won the Diamond Mineral Water 50-mile road on the West Bank of Demerara, The race started at the Demerara Harbour Bridge and the cyclists proceeded to Bushy Park, Parika before returning to finish at the Harbour Bridge.

Australian clothing company files law suit against UCI

PARIS,  (Reuters) – Australian clothing brand SKINS has filed a law suit against the International Cycling Union (UCI) seeking $2 million in damages and alleging that the sport’s governing body lacked leadership in the fight against doping.

Winners and runners-up pose with prizes at the completion of yesterday’s eighth annual Hand-in-Hand Insurance cycling programme at the National Park. (Orlando Charles photo)

Junior cyclist Anthony bests seniors

By Emmerson Campbell Michael Anthony, gold medalist at this year’s Junior Caribbean Cycling Championships proved yesterday at the National Park that he can also win against the local seniors.

Riders in attack mode at Reliance (Orlando Charles photo)

‘Fishy’ Williams joins the party

By Emmerson Campbell With Guyanese Godfrey Pollydore and Mark Lewis winning the first and third stages respectively, their fellow countryman Marlon ‘Fishy’ Williams must have felt the urge to taste success as well Williams responded by winning yesterday’s fourth stage of this year’s Ride for Life five-stage road race in fine fashion

Three Guyanese cyclists in top 20

Three members of the Guyana cycling team that took part in the Caribbean Cycling Championships in Jamaica last weekend placed among the first 20 participants in the Men’s Elite Road Race.

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