No word on legal action after TTCB, players meet

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – There still has been no word on if Trinidad and Tobago will pursue legal action following their controversial Regional First Class Championship semi-final against Jamaica which ended Monday.

Miandad turns down Caribbean trip

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad will not join the national squad for the Test and one-day series against West Indies later this month and says he will decide on the batting coach offer after the tour.

T&T confident of lifting Jean Pierre title

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – An upbeat Trinidad and Tobago squad left here yesterday for the Jean Pierre Youth Championship, confident of returning with the title.

Athletes happy for synthetic track but…..

By Treiston Joseph Athletes, some of whom will compete on Guyana’s first synthetic track to be erected at Leonora and which is expected to be completed some time next year are happy with the latest development but have some reservations.

GFF backpeddles!

—decides to meet with the 11 affiliates tomorrow at noon

After sustained pressure from the Georgetown Football Association (GFA), the executive of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) has decided to meet with the 11 affiliates tomorrow at noon at the Federation’s headquarters.

Barnwell, Bishoo in Windies T20 side

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados,  CMC – Jamaican stroke-maker Marlon Samuels has been recalled to the West Indies squad for the first time in three years, after being named yesterday in a 13-man squad for the Twenty20 International against Pakistan later this month.

Celebrity Times book quarter final place

Celebrity Times was one of several teams that booked quarter final places on Sunday following the completion of the Super 16 stage of this year’s GT&T 10/10 Softball Cricket Competition at the Everest Sports Club.

LABA meets with Minister of Sport

- Anthony supportive of new body

Executives of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) yesterday met with Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Frank Anthony at the Sport Ministry’s office, Main Street, in an effort to garner assistance for projects to be launched by the newly-elected LABA executives.

Colgrain Pool remains closed

Five months after scheduled reopening…

Over five months after the promised October reopening, the Colgrain Swimming Pool remains closed, leaving swimmers and coaches baffled about when they can resume training at the facility as the swim season progresses.

Rifle shooting squad to up game for regional tournament

National fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud said he was happy with the state of preparation of the National rifle shooting squad ahead of next month’s West Indies Fullbore Championships billed for Antigua/Barbuda.

$50,000 first prize on offer in Rodeo 10km road race

The Hinterland Youth and Sports Development Association (HYSDA) in collaboration with the Rupununi Athletic Sports Academy (RASA) and the Rising Star Athletic Club will be hosting a Rodeo 10km road race in Rupununi, Region Nine on April 24.

GBTI to sponsor Saturday’s golf tourney

Brian Tracey, Managing Director of Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) will be looking to upstage other competitors at Saturday’s GBTI sponsored Medal Play Golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Fight Night card for Linden Town Week

- feature bout is new cruiserweight title fight

The hard hitting Kurt Bess will have a crack at the newly-commissioned cruiserweight title of Guyana when he fights Barbados-based Guyanese  Cleveland Fraser at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground on April 25.

Four runners to get tickets from organizers of Southern Games

Former 400 metres Schools National Champion, Philip Drayton is believed to have misled a host of Guyanese athletes via Facebook into thinking that the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) will be sending a contingent to the 2011 Southern Games to be staged this weekend at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad.

German Pfister ready to work hard for T&T success

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday unveiled German Otto Pfister as its new head coach, charged with the responsibility of getting the national side to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

Rooney answers his critics with superb winner

LONDON, (Reuters) – Wayne Rooney let his feet do  the talking with a superb first-half goal to give Manchester  United a 1-0 first leg win at Chelsea and tip the balance of the  Champions League quarter-final their way yesterday.

McAfee to focus on importance of a coach

— ITTF youth focus coaching course starts today

International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Course Conductor and United States (USATT) National Coach, Richard McAfee made his first visit to the land of many waters yesterday to conduct a level one ITTF coaching course organized by the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA).

Rooney accepts charge but appeals against ban

LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester United have accepted  Wayne Rooney’s charge from the FA for swearing at a TV camera,  but are appealing against his two-match ban, the Football  Association said yesterday.

Trophy Stall-sponsored BVA senior competition carded for Sunday

The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) with sponsorship from the Trophy Stall will continue volleyball action this weekend in Berbice with the BVA-organized Trophy Stall Competition for senior players at the GTM hard court in New Amsterdam.