World Sevens Series in San Diego

National rugby football coach, Sherlock Solomon is optimistic about the chances of the five local players in West Indies 16-man squad making the final 12 that will compete in the USA World Sevens tournament next month.

Must win

The `Golden Jaguars’ find themselves in a must-win situation today when they come up against Cuba in a fixture of the 2006/7 Digicel Caribbean Cup Football Tournament at the Mannie Ramjohn Stadium, Marabella, Trinidad and Tobago.

GASA swimming instructors course Feb. 17 and 18

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association’s (GASA) swimming instructors course, carried in Stabroek Sport as beginning today, will be held on February 17 and 18 as a precursor to an International Swimming Association (FINA) coaching clinic.

East Coast Umpires Association elects new executives

Davertate Anandjit was re-elected president of the East Coast Umpires Association (ECUA) which held its annual general meeting and elections Sunday at the Lusignan Community Centre ground.

EBFA short-lists 22 for Guyflag tournament

The East Bank Football Association (EBFA) has short-listed a 22-member senior squad to train for the GFF Guyflag senior Inter Association Football Tourna-ment which kicks off on February 3 in Essequibo.

Guyana on brink of semi-final spot

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Jan 16, CMC – Nigel Codrington hit a hattrick to spur Guyana to a 4-3 win over Guadeloupe and put them on the brink of a semifinal spot in the Digicel Caribbean Cup last night.

What the volunteers say …

Minister responsible for Sport and chairman of the Local Organising Committee Dr. Frank Anthony has said that volunteers are necessary for the hosting of mega events.

World Sevens Series in San Diego

By Edison JeffordFormer captain of the Guyana senior rugby team, Theodore Henry and Claudius Butts assured their local counterparts yesterday that the five Guyanese in the West Indies’ Rugby 16-man squad will make the final 12 for the San Diego tour.

No decision in Guyana/Trinidad encounter

POINTE-A-PIERRE, Trinidad – Kieron Pollard brightened up another dull day at Guaracara Park yesterday, when he slammed a whirlwind half-century as the second round Carib Beer Series match between Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana finished in a predictable no-decision.

Digicel Caribbean Cup Tournament

Technical Director of the national football team Trinidadian Jamal Shabazz has taken full responsibility for Guyana’s 0-2 loss to St.

Maccabeen Rangers upset Nets

Maccabeen Rangers prevented Nets from moving one step closer to the top spot with an upset win in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball League tournament at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Saturday night.

Georgetown Cricket Association under-19 competition

A resolute 89 from Chris Patadin allowed Everest Cricket Club to beat Gandhi Youth Organization by 45 runs in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s under-19 competition at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday.

Barama edge Mc Doom to claim semi-final spot

Barama edged Mcdoom 42-40 on the Burnham Basketball Court yesterday to advance to the semi-final of the East Bank Basketball Tournament while Bagotstown defeated Grove 43 -33 for a semi – final spot.

GASA names national age group champs

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) yesterday announced the national age group champion swimmers based on performances at GASA National Swimming Championships last year.

Americans defeat Enmore

The American Society of Cricket (ACS) team of New York, United States of America continued their annual tour of Guyana with a win over Enmore at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.

Secondary Schools’ TT coaching programme starts today

The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in collaboration with the National Sports Commission and the Ministry of Education will conduct a “Beginners Table Tennis Coaching Programme for Secondary School Students” beginning today.

Swimming Instructors course starts Wednesday

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) will hold a Swimming Instructors Course on Wednesday and Thursday as a precursor to an International Swimming Association (FINA) Coaching Clinic scheduled for July this year.

CWC 2007 world Cup

THE West Indies’ third most capped player, and the second in line to the captaincy, has expressed one opinion on the team’s final preparations for the World Cup, now only two months away.

Legends record rare victory

Legends recorded a rare victory Friday night over the Pepsi Sonics, while Ravens dominated Scorpions in the feature game of the double -header at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Malteenoes wins Hafeez memorial match

A fine all-round performance by Stephen Jacobs carried Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) to victory over the American Cricket Society (ACS) cricket team from New York, United States of America in the third annual Nizam Hafeez memorial cricket match at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.

GOA focused on training coaches in 2006

General Secretary of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) Ivor O’Brien is satisfied with his association’s achievements during the year 2006, but he is a bit disappointed with the performance of the Melbourne Common-wealth Games team.

Guyana, Trinidad first day’s play abandoned

The first day’s play of the Carib Beer Series match between Guyana and defending champions Trinidad and Tobago at Guaracara Park was abandoned yesterday without a ball being bowled.

World Cup 2007

“We are ready. I can see the pieces coming together.” Those were the words of Minister responsible for Sport, Dr.

GABA tournament nears climax

Pepsi Sonics will face Legends tonight in the first game of a double header while Ravens will try to evade the sting of the Scorpions in the second game at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s Super League tournament nears its climax.

Fruta Conquerors Football Club to hold AGM Jan.28

Fruta Conquerors Football Club will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on January 28 from 10:00 hrs at the Ruimveldt Lions Club located at Blue Mountain Road, Festival City, Georgetown.

Golden Jaguars get blazers

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Frank Anthony yesterday handed over 30 blazers to the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) for use by the national football team known as the Golden Jaguars in the Digicel Caribbean Cup finals.

Digicel Caribbean Cup Finals kick off today

The Digicel Caribbean Cup football finals will kick off today with hosts Trinidad and Tobago taking on Barbados from 6pm at the Haseley Crawford Stadium.

AAG Junior Vice-President laid to rest

Junior Vice-President of the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG), Ken Elexey was laid to rest yesterday amidst glowing tributes from the organisations he served until his death last Saturday morning.

Sport Letter

Dear Editor, The selection of the Guyana Cricket team for the Regional competition should be reviewed.

Golden Jaguars unhappy with premature loss

Organising Secretary of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Aubrey ‘Shanghai’ Major has said that Guyana’s Golden Jaguars were ‘unhappy’ with their 0-1 premature loss to Barbados in a warm-up match on Tuesday.

GCB’s Stanford Twenty/20 team eyes NSC 2006 Sports Team-of-the-Year award

The Guyana Cricket Board’s (GCB) Stanford Twenty/20 cricket team stands a very good chance of wresting the National Sport Commis-sion’s (NSC) 2006 Sport Team-of-the-Year award from the 2005 winners, the Guyana Rugby Football Union’s (GRFU) Under-18 team, following its resounding success at the Inaugural Stanford Twenty/20 competition.

Rose Hall Pepsi squeezes into U-19 final

Rose Hall Town Pepsi squeezed into the Carpen’s Plumbing/Spready’s Bakery under-19 final with a three-run victory over long time rivals, Tucber Park at the Area ‘H’ ground last weekend.

Guyana loses 1-0 to Barbados in warm-up match

Guyana’s national football team preparing for the Digicel Cup finals which begins on Friday lost 0-1 to Barbados in a friendly encounter in Trinidad yesterday.