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.
Bush Lot Sports Club cricketers will throw down the gauntlet to the touring American Cricket Society cricket team in a feature Twenty20 match today.
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.
The Busta second-division limited-overs final is scheduled for Saturday at the Everest Sports Club ground.
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.
The Georgetown Cricket Association under-19 cricket limited over cricket competition continues tomorrow when Everest Sports Club takes on the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) at the Everest Sports Club ground on Camp Road.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Technical Director of the national football team Trinidadian Jamal Shabazz has taken full responsibility for Guyana’s 0-2 loss to St.
Football fans desirous of watching the Digicel Caribbean Cup football finals currently underway in the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago can do so on DIRECTV.
Basketball in Georgetown got a major boost from overseas-based Paul and Patrick Haynes when the ex-Pacesetters brothers donated several items to the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GA-BA) last week.
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.
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 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.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) yesterday announced the national age group champion swimmers based on performances at GASA National Swimming Championships last year.
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.
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.
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.
Pepsi Sonics Basketball club will host its inaugural Pepsi Sonics “Dare For More” Invitational Third Division Competition on January 28th and 29th at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Director of Sport Neil Kumar has said that this would be a huge year for the development of sport in Guyana, but he questioned the capacity of some organizations to adequately utilize facilities if Government were to make that investment.
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 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.
Guyana’s Travis Dowlin has been included in the West Indies’ 30-man training squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.
While some of the 2006 national sports awardees will be easy to select, the Sports Coach of the Year award will be a tough one for the panelists who will meet on January 26 to make the decision.
An exciting four team Twenty20 softball competition will take place tomorrow at the Guyana Softball Complex ground on Carifesta Avenue.
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.
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.
Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire will celebrate his 52nd birth anniversary tomorrow with a 21-team, one-day dominoes competition, bar-b-que and oldies dance at the Turning Point Sports Club.
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.
“We are ready. I can see the pieces coming together.” Those were the words of Minister responsible for Sport, Dr.
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 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.
Although it is one year ago that president of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA), K.
The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) has been able to hire 20 coaches and conduct a number of programmes facilitated by funds from the Stanford initiative, said GCB Cricket Development Officer Colin Stuart.
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.
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.
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.
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A coaching upgrade workshop is scheduled today from 9am to 3pm at the National Gymnasium for the coaches employed by the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB).
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Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) Cricket Development Officer Colin Stuart, said yesterday the funds from the Stanford initiative had been used for a variety of projects geared towards cricket development.
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.
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.
Founder of the Harpy Eagle Martial Arts Academy, Troy Bobb, copped three World Karate titles during a six-month campaign in the United States, recently.
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’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.