The Guyana New York and Pele veteran teams will engage each other in the opening game this evening as play in the Mayor’s 73rd birth anniversary seven-a-side inter-ward/village knockout football tournament returns to Thirst Park from 5pm this afternoon.
Seventeen-year-old Andrew Murray Jr. has not descended from the clouds ever since he received news of his selection by John Barnes and the Digicel Kick-start Clinic to train for a week at Sunderland’s Academy of Lights in England.
Demerara, led by a polished unbeaten half-century from captain Kwame Crosse and a five-wicket haul including a helmet trick from right-arm, leg-spinner Amir Khan, trounced Essequibo by 120 runs in the first round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Castrol-sponsored Under-15 Inter County limited overs cricket competition at the National Stadium at Providence,yesterday.
The Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of office bearers for the Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association (GAWA) will now be held on March 1 at Olympic House, Peter Rose and Church Streets, Queenstown and not today as was reported in yesterday’s newspaper.
The boxers accused of withdrawing from the squad preparing for next month’s Olympic Box-off in Trinidad, Clive Atwell and Hendrick Pelswijk, have said that their refusal to attend training sessions had to do with a decision that they must pay their own way to Trinidad.
The Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) has not yet elected a new chief coach and it has not yet found a suitably qualified replacement for former chief coach Elton Smith.
The rainy weather in Guyana has not only affected the preparation of athletes but it has also caused some major competitions to be postponed.
The Banks DIH-sponsored Plus Energy lawn tennis tournament served off at Le Meridien Pegasus courts on Monday.
Colin Alfred defeated past president Davteerth Anandjit to win the presidency of the Guyana Cricket Umpires Council (GCUC) when that body held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and election of office bearers recently at the Guyana National News-papers Limited (GNNL) Sports Club, Lama Avenue.
Michelle John turned back a determined challenge from Trenace Lowe to capture the women’s singles title as the national table tennis championships sponsored by the National Sports Commission continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Reports from the president and the treasurer, along with plans for Guyana’s participation at the upcoming Pan American Bench Press competition in Manaus, Brazil, are all on the agenda of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Guyana Amateur Power Lifting Federation (GAPLF) on Saturday, March 1.
Cummings Lodge Secondary School wrapped up two victories last weekend to become the only team to finish the inaugural Guyana Secondary Schools Basketball Association’s (GSSBA) regular season with an outstanding 15-0 record.
The Guyana Amateur Weight-lifting Association (GAWA) will hold its annual general meeting today at Olympic House, Peter Rose and Church Streets, Queenstown.
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Compliments of GT&T, Caribbean Airlines, Bissan’s Trading Limited and Trophy Stall It was second time lucky for Trinidad and Tobago when they defeated Jamaica by nine wickets in the final of the 2008 Stanford Twenty20 cricket competition at the Stanford Cricket Ground, Coolidge, Antigua, Sunday night.
A team representing the Sweet Point Snackette on Orange Walk will this afternoon throw down the gauntlet to a team comprising former national players in a one-off match for the Ken Gibbs trophy.
Guyana’s Golden Jaguars held Cuba, the Caribbean’s top football team to a respectable 0-0 draw yesterday at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, following a 2-1 win over the Cubans in Linden last Friday which proved that the victory was no fluke.
Colin France and Vida Moore captured the mixed doubles title when they defeated Godfrey Munroe/Jody Ann Blake in the final as the national table tennis championships continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports hall on Friday.
Several local football coaches are benefiting from a four-day Futsal workshop being conducted by FIFA Futsal Instructor Constantine Konstin at the Carifesta Sports Complex.
Nicholas Ali defeated Avian Rodrigues in straight sets to claim the under-15 title as the Guyana Badminton Assoc-iation’s (GBA) Mash-ramani singles tournament climaxed on Friday at the Queen’s College courts.
Anthony `Awo’ Abrams and Konata Manning netted one goal each to lead the Golden Jaguars to a brilliant come-from-behind victory against Cuba, the Caribbean’s number-one ranked football team on Friday night in the first of the five international friendly matches sponsored by Digicel at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground, Linden.
Local long distance campaigner Lionel D’Andrade will be competing in the world-renowned CLICO Trinidad and Tobago international marathon tomorrow in Chaguanas, Trinidad.
Marketing manager of Digicel Donovan White told media representatives yesterday that the match against Cuba this weekend was the first of five friendly international games to be played by the Guyana national team as part of its preparation for the 2010 World Cup qualifiers.
The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) yesterday teamed up with coporate giants Banks DIH Ltd., to launch the `Plus Energy’ Open lawn tennis tournament which starts on Monday at the Pegasus lawn tennis courts.
That’s how the technical director of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF), Jamaal Shabbazz quipped yesterday when asked about the Guyana national team’s preparation for their encounter with the Cuba national team this weekend.
Farm Masjid’s Younis Mohammed was the lone batsman to pass the half century mark while Hyde Park from Parika won both their games when action in the Trophy Stall sponsored 15 overs softball tournament continued last Sunday at the Providence and National Insurance Scheme (NIS) grounds respectively.
Two of the country’s top junior badminton players, Nicholas Ali and Avian Rodrigues, will oppose each other tomorrow evening in the under-15 final of the Guyana Badminton Association’s (GBA) Mashramani junior singles tournament at the Queen’s College badminton courts.
Digicel, the fastest-growing telecommunications Company in Guyana, and the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) will continue their partnership today with the start of the Digicel International Friendly Series.
The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) will be convening for its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this Sunday at the Guyana Motor Racing & Sports Club (GMR&SC) from 11am.
Yesterday it was Michelle John’s turn. Beaten in the final of the girls’ 18-years-and-under singles event, John came roaring back to snatch the 21-years-and-under title from her nemesis in a nail-biting encounter that went the full five games, as the national table tennis championships sponsored by the National Sports Commission continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
As is always the case in regional limited overs cricket, the four power house teams namely Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica and Guyana always make it to the final four whenever there is such a stage.
Rising star Nigel Bryan won two titles while Trenace Lowe drew first blood against rival Michelle John as play in the National Sports Commission-sponsored national table tennis championships continued at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall yesterday.
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) yesterday launched its 8th Annual Castrol Under-15 Inter County cricket competition at the GCB board office and the competition is being sponsored to the tune of G$1.4m.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) remains in a distraught state after learning of the murder of University student and GASA member Dennis Edghill Jr., who was senselessly killed on Friday evening.
Four of the country’s top sports administrators were honoured at the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) Appreciation Evening last Saturday at the Georgetown Club.
Shuttles were launched back and forth as enthusiastic youngsters took to the Queen’s College badminton courts on Monday afternoon for the Guyana Badminton Association’s National Mashramani Singles tournament.
Essequibo has short-listed a 14-man squad to contest the Castrol Under-15 two-day Inter-County cricket tournament that is set to commence tomorrow, weather permitting.
The Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association (GAWA) will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elections of office bearers on Saturday, 8th March at Olympic House, Church and Peter Rose Streets, Queenstown.
The Demerara schoolgirls cricket team and the Bank of Guyana mixed team (male and female) are currently in preparation for the two tournaments in Barbados during the Easter weekend next month.
Sunburst Camptown and Pele will clash this evening in the much anticipated inaugural Banks Premium Beer Cup football final, while Alpha United and Santos face off in the third place playoff at the Tucville Playfield.
He said he would let his bike do the talking for him, and that is exactly what happened Sunday at the South Dakota circuit when Canadian Kevin Graham competed in the Super Bike category at the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMR&SC) Mashramani Champion of Champions race meet.
Whitney Welcome hammered home five goals as Bartica trounced West Demerara 6-0 as the Pepsi Cup Inter Sub-Association Under-17 football tournament continued last weekend.
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Jody Ann Blake and Vida Moore came within a whisker of defeating favourites Trenace Lowe and Michelle John but fell at the final hurdle losing 2-3 in a tense five setter as the national table tennis championships continued yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Amidst some light to heavy drizzles, interspersed with a few minutes of bright sunshine, Mark Vieira and Ryan Rahaman completely dominated their respective group events at the South Dakota Circuit yesterday when the Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club (GMRSC) held its Mashramani Champion-of-Champions race meet.
Sunburst Camptown stormed into the Banks Premium Beer 16-team knockout football final with an upset 2-0 win over pre-tournament favourites Alpha “the Hammer” United Saturday evening at the Tucville Playfield.
Diana King defeated Lloyd Fung-A-Fat in straight games to claim victory in the Open category of the Bounty Farm Mash handicap squash tournament Saturday night at the Georgetown Club courts.
President of the Common-wealth Games Federation, Michael Fennell, says that the Caribbean needs to promote more international events to boost sports tourism and ensure that athletes have an incentive for their own development.