-plot of land earmarked for association to build own facility The Guyana Table Tennis Association’s (GTTA) development plan will be boosted over the next two years by an injection of over five million dollars from the sport ministry.
By Floyd Christie The outdoor New Amsterdam Burnham Basketball Court in Berbice is fast becoming a relic.
First there was Friday Night Fights. Now there will be Friday Night Table Tennis.
Chatterpaul Deo warmed up for the Suriname Open with an impressive win in the Akbar’s Auto Sales sponsored golf tournament played Saturday at Lusignan Golf course.
Miss Republic was again unstoppable on Sunday when she galloped to victory in the feature B class event of the Ryan Crawford Memorial Turf Club and Sport Facilities annual Champion of Champion horse race meet at Alness, Corentyne, Berbice.
Ravens basketball team bounced back from a dismal second quarter performance to retire the Beepat Scorpions 62-49 in the Open Division of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Pepsi Street Playoff Series Sunday night at the Burnham basketball court.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – LeBron James said yesterday he had to make his “own destiny” and would not worry about the Hall of Famers who denounced his move to the Miami Heat.
NEWPORT, Wales, (Reuters) – The United States Ryder Cup team arrived at Cardiff airport yesterday and even before being reunited with their baggage captain Corey Pavin was fielding his first questions about Tiger Woods.
MIAMI, (Reuters) – The Miami Heat boast three of the biggest names in the NBA after their off-season free agency coup, but head coach Erik Spoelstra and face-of-the-franchise Dwyane Wade insist there is no worry of clashing egos.
Guyana’s Golden Jaguars failed to break the jinx of beating Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors but their respectable 1-1 draw against the world-rated Trinidadians at the National Stadium at Providence last night has set the stage for an interesting Digicel Caribbean Cup.
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, CMC – Chennai Super Kings of India are the new Champions League Twenty20 champions, after Murali Vijay and Mike Hussey stroked fluent half-centuries to lead them to an eight-wicket victory over Warriors of South Africa yesterday.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Ferrari’s Fernando Alonso held off Sebastian Vettel’s hard-charging Red Bull to win an incident-packed Singapore Grand Prix yesterday and boost his chances of a third Formula One crown.
LONDON, (Reuters) – A sensational solo goal by Portuguese winger Luis Nani and a Michael Owen header salvaged a 2-2 draw for Manchester United against Bolton Wanderers in a lively Premier League derby yesterday.
ATLANTA, (Reuters) – American Jim Furyk held his nerve over a shaky closing stretch to win the Tour Championship by one shot at East Lake Golf Club yesterday, along with FedExCup honours and the $10 million bonus.
-snake found in room of athlete NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Workers painted walls and mopped rain water at the Commonwealth Games Village as India raced yesterday to address complaints about dirty and unhygienic facilities one week before the start of the showpiece event.
——coaches ordered to substitute both teams; bench players complete game Beepat Scorpions defeated Pacesetters 68-58 Saturday evening at the Burnham basketball court as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Pepsi Street Playoff Series got underway.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Fiery West Indies pacer Tino Best and prolific teenaged A team opener Kraigg Brathwaite have been named in a 14-man Barbados squad for next month’s WICB Regional 50-over tournament in Jamaica.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has defended Guyana’s poor showing in the recent Champions League Twenty20, arguing the side lacked international experience.
Walter Grant-Stuart yesterday roared to victory in the 35-lap Schoolboys and novices’ event of the Laparkan annual 11-race cycling programme held yesterday at the National Park.
After a year away from the fistic sport Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman returned to the ring and produced a lacklustre performance in his loss against Kwesi ‘Lightning Hitman’ Jones on Friday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
KHANTY-MANSIYSK, Russia, CMC – Jamaica’s women beat Nigeria while Barbados and Trinidad and Tobago battled to a draw in men’s action, on the fourth day of action at the 39th World Chess Olympiad here Friday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – The Commonwealth Games Federation chief said yesterday there was a lot of work to be done amid security concerns before India’s showcase event opens on Oct.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Sports Minister Anil Roberts has warned Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors’ head coach Russell Latapy to start producing results or face the axe.
SINGAPORE, (Reuters) – Fernando Alonso improved his chances of claiming a third Formula One world title by storming to pole position for the Singapore Grand Prix yesterday.
Seon Hetmyer guided the Berbice Under-23 team to a narrow victory over the Demerara Under-23 team to lift the Colin Wiltshire lien trophy at the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) ground yesterday.