True Champions semi-finals to serve off Saturday

After a brief setback, the organizers of the True Champions Volleyball Tournament (TCVT) have confirmed that the semi-final round of the competition will be contested on Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall; one week behind schedule.

Rose Hall youth and sports club launches magazine

With a reputation as one of Guyana’s most successful and well managed clubs, the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club (RHTYSC) in Berbice yesterday continued the commemoration of its twentieth anniversary with the launching of the RHTYSC Review, at a ceremony held at the GT&T canteen, Hadfield Street.

Mourinho enjoys perfect start as big teams shine

LONDON, Reuters – Jose Mourinho’s quest for a unique Champions League hat-trick began in style at the Bernabeu on Wednesday as Real Madrid beat Ajax Amsterdam 2-0 on a night of commanding wins for the main contenders.

Scorpions triumph again, Eagles soar in overtime

In a replica of their Division Three encounter earlier this month, the Beepat Scorpions defeated the Colours Panthers 84-82 when the two teams met in the Open Division of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association Division Three and Open Leagues on Tuesday night at the Burnham Court.

Raina’s blitz fuels Chennai win

CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – Stylish stroke-maker Suresh Raina missed out on a century yesterday as Chennai Super Kings pummelled Wayamba by 97 runs in the Champions League Twenty20.

Federer drops out of Kazakhstan Davis Cup trip

BERNE, (Reuters) – Roger Federer has dropped out of Switzerland’s Davis Cup world group qualifier in Kazakhstan at the weekend, saying he needs time to recover from his exertions at the U.S.

Digicel gives $3.625M towards National Schools’ Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships

Facing a budget estimated at approximately $15 million  to host the 50th  edition of the National Schools’ Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships scheduled from November 9 – 12,  the Ministry of Education (MoE) and the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) were yesterday extended major assistance from telecommunications giant Digicel, as the business handed over a $3.625 million cheque to the two bodies.

Mc Kinnon outstanding at Pistol shooting competitions

Ryan McKinnon,  Michael Blake, Ian Rogers and Ray Beharry, turned in outstanding performances at last weekend’s Pistol shooting competition organized by the smallbore section of the Guyana National Rifle Association (Guyana NRA).

Thomas half-cenury hands HPC easy win

TORONTO, Canada,  CMC – Devon Thomas stroked a half-century to guide West Indies HPC to a comfortable five-wicket win over hapless Bermuda yesterday.

Guyana heading back to regional b/ball c/ships

– GABF wants to recruit NBA’s CollisonIt has been three years since Guyana last participated in the Caribbean Basketball Championship (CBC), but president of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation (GABF), David Patterson is “over 80% sure” that Guyana will be contesting next year’s event.

Banks DIH sponsors overseas-based Golden Jaguars

Local beverage giants Banks DIH Limited yesterday presented a sponsorship cheque to the Kashif and Shanghai Organisation ahead of next Sunday’s super clash between Guyana’s Golden Jaguars and Trinidad and Tobago’s Soca Warriors senior football teams at the Guyana National Stadium.

New $20.35M squash courts expected to meet October deadline

With an expected completion deadline of October 15, the $20.35 million squash courts will be the third component of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports Racquet Centre currently under construction at its Camp Street and Thomas Lands location, with the bleachers and practice courts being the first two components that were completed.

Trio back from basketball camp in Turkey

The trio from Guyana who were selected by the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation to attend the Children of the World Camp in Istanbul, Turkey have recently returned from their nine-day excursion.

Nets edge Colts 68-64

The Nets basketball team ended their stint in the Open Division of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) Division Three and Open leagues on a high note with a 68-64 win against the Bounty Colts Sunday night at the Burnham Court.

Melanie Patriots sting Scorpions

The Melanie Patriots did what all the previous challengers of the Beepat Scorpions Division Three team could not do.

Guyana outclassed by RCB in opener

CENTURION, South Africa, CMC – Guyana failed to ease concerns about their all-round depth in their opening match of the Champions League Twenty20 yesterday, and Royal Challengers Bangalore outclassed them by nine wickets, following a fine all-round performance from Jacques Kallis.