Dr. Anthony pledges five million dollars towards GTTA

-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.

Miss Republic again unstoppable

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 bounce back to crush Scorpions

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.

All eyes on Woods as U.S. arrive for Ryder Cup

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.

Heat not worried about risk of clashing egos

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.

Golden Jaguars play to respectable 1-1 draw with Soca Warriors

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.

Super Chennai are Airtel Twenty20 Champions League kings

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.

Alonso holds off Vettel in Singapore

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.

Nani and Owen salvage draw for Man United

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.

Furyk lands $10m bonus

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.

India races to ready Games Village in time

-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.

Brawl mars Ravens victory

——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.

Best, Brathwaite named in Barbados one-day squad

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.

Grant Stuart roars to victory

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.

Eastman suffers shock defeat

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.

Jamaican women shine for Caribbean in Russia

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.

Games chief says all countries will take part

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.

Sports Minister warns Latapy to produce results

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.

Alonso takes pole position in Singapore

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.

B’ce captures Colin Wiltshire trophy

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.