Nine teams, 144 members, one tournament

– WICB President’s trophy commences November 13 For the first time ever, nine teams and over 144 players will be gathered in one country in the Caribbean for a first-class cricket tournament, when Guyana play host to the rest of the West Indies from November 13 to 23.

Harpy Eagles are National Open Karate Champions

This past Sunday the Harpy Eagles Karate Club, coached by Guyana’s most decorated sensei, Troy Bobb, kicked up a storm at  the Little Diamond Martial Arts Academy’s Third National Open Karate Championships at  the Diamond Community Centre Building East Bank Demerara.’ Harpy Eagles carted off 33 first place finishes, eight – second place and seven – third place finishes.

No word from the sport authorities following Kevin Worrell’s demise

Dear Editor,On behalf of the entire family, friends and members of the basketball fraternity we would like to thank all the media houses, both print and electronic, especially Kaieteur News, for following our son Kevin Worrell’s demise during a basketball game on Burnham Court.

Gardner honoured by Banks DIH, GABBFF

Banks DIH Sports Club, Banks DIH and the Guyana Amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) on Monday honoured one of Guyana’s most decorated bodybuilders, Sylvan Gardner.Gardner recently won the Open men’s lightweight and overall titles at the 2008 Musclemania Superbody Championships at Kingsborough College’s Performing Arts Center in New York, and he also won a Muscle Mania pro card which allows him to compete professionally internationally.

GRFU gets donation from Beharry Group of Companies

Following their successful showing at the North America West Indies Rugby Association (NAWIRA) Rugby World Cup 2009 Sevens qualifying tournament which was held in the Bahamas on October 25 and 26, the Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) was presented with a $500,000 donation from the Edward B.

Daly Ramdyhan and Squires take Open singles title

Defending champion Shelly Daly-Ramdyhan and Phillip Squires won the ladies and men’s open singles title respectively, when the curtains came down on the Le Meridien Hotel sponsored 2008 Open Tennis championships Monday night at the Le Meridien tennis court.

Roberts blasts in double as Old Fort edges GCC

Defending men’s champions Old Fort stayed on course for championship honours when they scored a 2-1 win over  Georgetown Cricket Club ‘A’ in the clash of the first division top teams  as play in the  GT&T sponsored  National Indoor Championship hockey tournament continued Monday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Namilco Football Festival…

Two semi-final spots to be decided tonight Tonight action will continue at the Tucville Playfield in the Fruta Conquerors organized Namilco Football Festival Knockout Competition with the final two quarter-final matches to be contested in what is promised to be a thrilling double header.

GABA FIRST DIVISION LEAGUE….

Ravens, Pacesetters off to positive starts By Rawle ToneyThe Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) first division Basketball League got started on Sunday at the Burnham Basketball Court with wins for the Courts Pacesetters and Dyna’s Ravens.

Joseph, Fraser outstanding for Achievers

Outstanding all round performances from national under-19 fast bowlers Keon Joseph and Keyron Fraser guided Achievers Sports Club to a 154 runs victory over Bath, when action in the West Berbice Cricket Association (WBCA)/Regency Suites/Buddy’s International Hotel sponsored under-23 limited overs competition continued last Sunday.

Namilco Football Festival….

Fruta Conquerors and Western Tigers into semis Fruta Conquerors and Western Tigers made their way into the semi-final stage of the Fruta Conquerors-organized Namilco Football Festival Knockout Tournament Sunday at the Tucville playfield as two more teams were sent packing from the quarterfinal matches contested.

Albion whips Young Warriors to take 2007 TENELEC INC. trophy

National limited overs club champions Young Warriors Cricket Club (YWCC) suffered a nine-wicket whipping at the hands of Albion Sports Club when the two clashed in the final of the Berbice Cricket Board of Control (BCBC)/TENELEC INC-sponsored 2007 first division limited overs final at the Albion Community Centre ground on Sunday.

Memorex Enterprise Softball Tournament…

Hyde Park bulldoze their way into quarterfinals Parika/Hydronie SC was flattened by Hyde Park SC last Sunday as they trampled their way into the quarterfinal round of the Guyana Softball League (GSL) organized Memorex Enterprise 15-Over Countrywide Softball Tournament at the Den Amstel ground.

Greaves is the man to beat

-‘Ride for Life 2’ pedals off Thursday morning The second annual Ministry of Health (MOH)/Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS)/ National AIDS Secretariat sponsored and organized Tour Guyana Cycle Race will pedal off on Thursday morning, with the first stage from Corriverton to New Amsterdam.

Competition heats up in New Line Aqua Farm 20/20

– Cultural Cricket Club and Malverns take early lead Cultural Cricket Club (CCC) of West Bank Demerara and Zeeburg of West Coast Demerara are point leaders in Zone A while Malvern are on top of Zone B after one week of play in the West Demerara Cricket Association (WDCA)/New Line Aqua Farm Second Division Twenty/20 competition.

Maloney wins Caribbean 2008 C/ships

Stuart Maloney with a first and a third-place finish in the first two races comfortably drove away with the 2008 Caribbean Motor Racing championships at the South Dakota Circuit yesterday.

Pepsi Hornets ‘A’ and Yamaha Caribs women lift Sevens trophies

By Rawle Toney The Pepsi Hornets ‘A’ team captured the men’s title while the Yamaha Caribs took home the women’s trophy when the Yamaha Caribs celebrated their 16th anniversary with a Seven’s tournament yesterday at the National Park rugby field.

Time for a reality check

By Orin Davidson Unprecedented jubilation saturated Antigua on the day 11 West Indian cricketers became the newest millionaires coming out of the Region.

GCB selectors call up 28 for trial matches

The selection committee of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has called up 28 players to prepare for the upcoming regional one-day tournament which will take place from November 13-23.

Namilco Football Festival…

Mahaica Determinators, BV/Triumph oustedThe first round of the Fruta Conquerors (FC) organised Namilco Football Festival knockout competition was completed on Saturday evening at the Tucville Playfield with Mahaica Determinators and BV/Triumph being the last teams to be eliminated.

Morgan victorious at UWI half marathon

– Forde claims second in strong men’s field By Rawle Toney Guyana’s top female distance Athlete Alika Morgan is continuing her superb year in athletics.

Wismar Pistons captures LABA elite basketball title

-Amelia’s Ward Jets takes third place By Rawle Toney Finally after three months, the Linden amateur basketball Association (LABA) elite knock out basketball finals was contested on Friday in linden at the Mackenzie Sports Club Hard Court where the Wismar Pistons triumph over the Kashif and Shanghai Kings 55-46.

GABA/Lens Craft third division league…

Courts Pacesetters, Pepsi Sonics secure wins on opening nightBy Rawle Toney The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) third division basketball league sponsored by Lens Craft opened on Saturday evening at the Burnham Basketball Court with Pepsi Sonics and Courts Pacesetter taking first night honours.

Compromising principles

The  instant Sir Allen Stanford touched down on the hallowed turf at Lord’s in June in that black helicopter with his name emblazoned on the side, revealed his treasure chest filled with US$20 million in bank notes and condemned Test matches as “boring”, the British media saw it as its patriotic duty to wreck any association  between him and their cricket.

Namilco Football Festival…

Buxton gives GDF marching orders The Buxton Stars delivered a stunner on Friday evening at the Tucville playfield when they defeated the defending champions Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in Fruta Conquerors-organized Namilco Football Festival Knockout Tournament.

Rudy Grant captures men’s 35 and over singles title

Leading veteran lawn tennis champion Rudy Grant came from a set down to win the men’s 35 and over singles title at Le Meridien Pegasus Open Lawn Tennis Championship against Gilbert Barckoy when the event continued last Thursday at the hotel’s courts in Kingston.

RHTYSC/Pepsi adds another trophy to their cabinet

The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC)/ Pepsi under-19 team defeated the Williamsburg Change Your Life Christian Church (WCYLCC) in a 40-over match to lift RHT/Williamsburg Friendship Trophy on Tuesday at the Area ‘H’ Ground.

De Jonge entertained before rain has final say

Maxie De Jonge played an entertaining innings of 53 for those gathered, before the clouds opened up and the rain had the final say, bringing a premature end to the third and final day’s play in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Presidents Cup competition between the Rohan Kanhai Strikers and the Lance Gibbs Tigers.

YCRFC organizes 7 a- side tournament for 16th anniversary

The Yamaha Caribs Rugby Football Club (YCRFC), one of Guyana’s leading football rugby teams, will be celebrating their 16th anniversary tomorrow with a seven a side one day tournament at the National Park rugby field.

Guyana /Trinidad clash in Over-35 rugby encounter

Guyana’s Over-35 Rugby team will be looking to continue their dominance when they square off with their Trinidad and Tobago counterparts today in a feature Rugby match at the National Park.

DCB responds to Smith

The Demerara Cricket Board (DCB) has responded to the rebuttal made by acting chairman of the national selection panel and national coach Albert Smith, by asking Smith to explain where and when their chairman of selectors were invited to the selection meeting.

Water Chris Golf tourney on today

Golfers will tee off today in the Water Chris sponsored Medal Play golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Club course starting at 12:30 hours.

19th Annual Kashif and Shanghai Football tournament launched

– 16 participating teams selected By Rawle Toney The 19th annual Kashif and Shanghai football tournament was officially launched yesterday in the Savannah Suite of the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel  where the organisers announced the 16 teams that will  participate in this year’s event.

Ramoutar steals spotlight in ECC softball fundraiser

– Floodlights make clean sweep of matches An unbeaten 86 from opener Deryck Ramoutar helped steer Floodlights A team to a comfortable eight-wicket victory over Enmore A in a fundraising double softball encounter for the Enmore Cricket Club (ECC) at the Enmore Community Centre ground last Sunday.

Barrington hits second hundred as Strikers takes first innings points

-Barnwell offers support with blistering half centuryShemroy Barrington struck his second successive hundred and, coupled with a blistering innings from national all-rounder Christopher Barnwell, steered the Rohan Kanhai Strikers to first innings points over the Lance Gibbs Tigers in their final round game of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) President’s Cup competition at Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground yesterday.

DCC/Young Warriors clash under lights

Demerara champions Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and their Berbice counterparts Young Warriors will clash under the lights at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, in the final of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Neal and Massy sponsored limited overs competition today.

Finally! The LABA Elite finals on this evening

By Rawle Toney Finally after two months, the finals of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) Elite knock out basketball tournament between the Kashif and Shanghai Kings and the Wismar Pistons will be contested this evening at the Mackenzie sports Club Hard Court.