The two-member coaching team from the United Kingdom (UK)-based Boost Coaching Academy continued their training sessions with local rugby players yesterday at the National Park.
By Floyd Christie The Washington DC Jammers began their one-week tour of Guyana on Wednesday and as part of their visit the team along with their staff will be hosting a coaching clinic today from 1 pm at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall (CASH).
Coach of the four-year-old Mercury Athletics Club Christopher Gaskin travelled to Argentina on Wednesday morning to participate in a coaching course on Youth Athletics starting today.
-new filter to be installed By Tamica Garnett The Colgrain Swimming Pool will remain closed until around October to facilitate the installation of a new filter system, among other works.
Despite their early departure from the main draw, in the consolation division of the boys u-14 category, Guyana’s Gavin Lewis and Daniel Lopes rose to the top of the clan to face each other in the finals of the International Tennis Federation Junior tournament currently on in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Two Indian state-run firms have withdrawn their sponsorship of the Delhi Commonwealth Games due to “negative publicity” of the event stemming from allegations of graft and mismanagement.
The Queenstown-based Dem-erara Cricket Club’s (DCC) inaugural summer camp culminates today with a simple ceremony at the club’s pavilion commencing from 13:00hrs, and certificates of participation will be presented.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Regional players union, WIPA, have accused the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) of pressuring players to sign Airtel Champions League contracts and have expressed surprise by the GCB’s move to file an injunction against them last week.
– DC Jammers not underestimating locals By Floyd Christie The Washington DC Jammers arrived in Guyana yesterday morning for the international basketball series which jumps off tonight at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall and they are not underestimating their local opponents, according to their Head Coach Michael Creppy.
BERNE, (Reuters) – Nigeria keeper Vincent Enyeama scored a penalty as Hapoel Tel Aviv won 3-2 at Salzburg in their Champions League playoff first leg yesterday while Werder Bremen produced three quickfire strikes to beat Sampdoria 3-1.
MASON, Ohio, (Reuters) – World number one Rafael Nadal moved into the third round of the Cincinnati Masters with a 6-2 7-5 victory over American Taylor Dent yesterday.
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent, CMC – West Indies batsman Britney Cooper stroked an unbeaten half-century yesterday to propel Trinidad and Tobago to a three-wicket win over St Vincent and the Grenadines, and to the capture of the WICB Women’s 50-Overs League for the second year running.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Having opened the defence of their Premier League title with a 6-0 thrashing of West Bromwich Albion last week, Chelsea now face the team they beat 8-0 to secure the crown three months ago.
Trinidad & Tobago cricketers were bid farewell yesterday after their 10-day goodwill series ended on a bitter-sweet note at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) main pavilion.
An agreement has been reached among four Caribbean countries to establish a regional body for chess.
Finishing third in his heats with a timing of 11.09 seconds, Guyana’s Chavez Ageday yesterday did his county proud as he advanced to the finals of the boys 100m finals at the World Youth Olympic Games currently ongoing in Singapore.
Furniture giant, Courts Guyana Inc, yesterday dished out sponsorship to the tune of $350,000 to the Guyana Police Force towards their annual Athletics Championships which will be held on August 24, 25 and 27 at the Police Sports Club Ground, Eve Leary.
The President’s/Jefford Track & Field meet was launched yesterday with the aim of showcasing high level competition and improving the coffers of the clubs at the Digicel headquarters Barrack Street, Kingston.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Beloved Trinidad Guardian sports journalist and CMC Sports correspondent Nazrudeen Yacoob has died.
LONDON, England, CMC – West Indies batsman Shiv Chanderpaul suffered a rare failure for Lancashire yesterday when he fell for a first ball “duck” against Kent on the opening day of their Division One fixture.
–Wicketkeeper and Broad in record eighth wicket partnership after Pakistan’s Riaz takes five wickets on test debut LONDON, (Reuters) – Wicketkeeper Matt Prior dug England out of deep trouble with an unbeaten 84 on the first day of the third test yesterday as Pakistan reversed their terrible form of the first two tests.
Acting Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Irfaan Ali extended felicitations to Team Guyana on their outstanding performance at the recently concluded 11th International Shotokan Karate Federation (ISKF) Pan American Championships.
Giftland is the latest sponsors of the International basketball Series for which the Washington DC Jammers and a National Presidents Select 12 will be competing for the Godwin McPherson Memorial Trophy.
After defeating Barbados’ Shawn Semple Monday night, Guyana’s Richard Chin will contest the final of the men’s Open singles competition of the National Lotteries Authority Caribbean Squash Championships currently ongoing in St Vincent and the Grenadines.
(BBC) The International Cricket Council (ICC) is hoping to send an invitational World XI to play fixtures in Pakistan by the end of 2011.