Warriors blowout Panthers 77-35

The New Amsterdam Warriors convincingly defeated long time rivals, Rose Hall Panthers 77-35 as the Mashramani basketball tournament continued at the New Amsterdam basketball court on Saturday.

Forde, Alder cop AAG sportsman, sportswoman of the year awards

By Treiston Joseph Cleveland Forde and Natasha Alder were voted male and female athletes of the year at the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) annual awards ceremony Saturday night at the Young Men’s Christian Association building on Thomas Lands.

Dr. Anthony challenges AAG to institute long term development plan

—says gov’t willing to work with association

By Treiston Joseph Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Dr. Frank Anthony has challenged the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) to institute a long term development plan to aid the country’s athletes in achieving their true potential.

B/ce TT training programme well attended

– Andrew Daly

National table tennis player and Olympic Solidarity coach Andrew Daly said yesterday that Saturday’s Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) training programme at the New Amsterdam “I thought the programme was well attended,” said Daly adding, “ there were at least 35 persons between the ages of 10-50 years  and drawn from various sections of the society that attended the course.” The programme was the second in consecutive

Weather again hinders Guyana, Leewards

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Not a ball was bowled in the WICB Regional first-class match between Guyana and Leeward Islands yesterday.

Barbados toil as Lions batsmen dig-in

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Barbados were made to endure a long, hard toil, when the England Lions, led by James Taylor and James Hildreth, batted resolutely in their WICB Regional first-class match yesterday.

Brathwaite leaves T&T reeling in hunt for 218

ST. AUGUSTINE, Trinidad, CMC – A memorable all-round performance from newcomer Carlos Brathwaite brought Combined Campuses & Colleges back into their match against Trinidad & Tobago in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.

Rose rejected!

—Carto new president of GABA

A new executive body was elected to run the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) yesterday afternoon when GABA held its Annual General Meeting and elections at the National Gymnasium.

Bowlers put Jamaica in charge against Windwards

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada,  CMC – Their bowlers, led by Jerome Taylor, helped three-time defending champions Jamaica to capture first innings points from Windward Islands, and take control of their match in the WICB Regional first-class championship yesterday.

Greaves wins NSC 40-miler

Roraima Bikers Club cyclist, Alonzo Greaves defeated  his opponents in the National Sports Commission (NSC) sponsored 40-mile cycle road race yesterday at West Bank Demerara.

Nedd stops Edghill in girls 18 years and under final

Akecia Nedd brought Saturday night’s action of the annual Mashramani table tennis competition to a stunning climax with an upset win over Chelsea Edghill in the final of the girls’ 18 years and under division at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Guyana beaten 54-0 by Wales in plate qualifiers

Gareth Davies scored 19 points from one try and seven conversions while Matthew Morgan added 10 points from two conversions as Wales defeated Guyana’s national Sevens team 54-0 yesterday in the quarter finals of the plate division.

Regional bullies!

It hasn’t taken long in the 2011 regional first-class tourmament for cricket’s usual regional bullies to throw their weight around.

Riot Act!

Lumumba says his players are spoilt, indisciplined and must shape up or be shipped out

The first shot has been fired, a process has begun. President of the Alpha ‘The Hammer’ United Football Club Odinga Lumumba yesterday warned his players to get in line or face the axe from Guyana’s number one team.

GFSCA gets sponsorship for Florida Cup 2011

-Sankar’s Autocolor, Metro, Guyana Lotto Co., Top Brandz on board

Support continues to pour in to the Guyana Floodlight Softball Cricket Association ahead of their upcoming tour of Florida, United States of America next month.

Guyana’s Sevens team crash to heavy defeats

Guyana’s National Rugby Sevens side failed to make the expected impact crashing to two heavy defeats against England and Argentina on the opening day of the International Rugby Board (iRB) HSBC World Sevens Series tournament in Las Vegas, United States of America.

Oasis Café tourney now Wednesday

Heavy rainfall last Thursday forced the postponement of the Oasis Café Team Golf tournament but organizers are hoping to stage the event on Wednesday, a public holiday at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Guyana/Jamaica hoping for play today

Play will get underway in the second round of the WICB Four-Day tournament between Guyana and the Leeward Islands at the Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) ground, Bourda, today, weather permitting.