The Guyana Rugby Football Union (GRFU) has selected three women players to participate in the North American and Caribbean Rugby Association (NACRA) Senior Women’s 15-a-side championships in The Bahamas.
The Guyana contingent attending the XIX Pan American Junior Badminton Championships put on an impressive performance on the opening day at the Pebelon de Tennis de Mesa, Parque del Este in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.
Guyana’s Winston Forrester received the Best Batsman Award after accumulating a total of 410 runs from nine matches at the 24th Annual Sir Garfield Sobers International Schools Cricket Tournament 2010 in Barbados.
The young aspiring cyclists that are currently participating in the 34th annual Teach Them Young cycling coaching programme in the National Park will be showcasing what they have learnt at a specially organized race meet on Saturday around the inner circle of the National Park.
Ron Motilall and Rashad Hussein ended the Challenges of Youth Empowerment chess tournament in joint first place after finishing with seven and one half points each.
The Georgetown Cricket Association GCA will continue its Skill Development Programme today with a session for fast bowlers from clubs affiliated to the association.
By Tony Cozier Sir Hilary Beckles asserts, in Sunday’s Stabroek News (letter pages), that the concept of his Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) had “its beginnings in what Sir Frank Worrell had envisioned decades ago.” Surely Sir Frank’s vision – and that of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) in embracing it – was of a team of valid student cricketers truly representative of all the campuses and colleges in the region, not one so utterly and consistently dominated by players from one island, Barbados, and one campus, Cave Hill, of which Sir Hilary is Principal, which also hosts all CCC’s “home” matches to the exclusion of other available venues.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Andrew Strauss and Jonathan Trott steered England to a nine-wicket victory against Pakistan after lunch on the fourth day of the second test yesterday to go 2-0 up in the four-match series.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – Pakistan must improve their lacklustre fielding before the third test against England, captain Salman Butt said yesterday after counting 14 missed catching chances in the nine-wicket loss at Edgbaston.
WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – A star-studded team of professional basketball players joined President Barack Obama and Education Secretary Arne Duncan in a game for U.S.
LONDON, (Reuters) – The NBA will play two regular season games in London next March, part of a push to bring professional basketball to the city before it hosts the 2012 Olympics, NBA commissioner David Stern said yesterday.
The new selection panel of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) has called up 16 male and eight female players to participate in trial matches for possible selection on the Guyana team to the Commonwealth Games in India in October.
By Tamica Garnett Four promising youths selected to represent Guyana at the World Youth Olympic Games (YOG) scheduled to begin on Friday departed Guyana earlier this morning to begin their two-day journey to Singapore where the games will be held.
-GTTA’s Munroe By Floyd Christie General Secretary of the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) Godfrey Munroe is confident that Guyana’s Adielle Roushevel will be competitive when she represents Guyana in the table tennis segment at the inaugural Youth Olympics Games (YOG) which will be held in Singapore from August 14-26.
Cricket Development Officer of the Guyana Cricket Board Reon King yesterday told Stabroek Sport that the Guyana Twenty20 management team was seeking to have former West Indies cricket coach Roger Harper assist with the training of the national Twenty20 squad.
VANCOUVER, Canada, CMC – Nicolette Fernandes failed in her bid to reach the final of the Sun & Surf Open, when American Latasha Khan knocked her out in the semi-finals, with a straight games victory on Saturday.
A Trinidad Under-17 cricket team arrived in Guyana yesterday for a developmental tour, Guyana Cricket Board Cricket Development Officer Reno King told Stabroek Sport yesterday.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Chetram Singh has admited that Guyana has a hard act to follow in the Champions League Twenty20 next month in South Africa.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago are already looking to the future following their huge disappointment in the recent Caribbean Twenty20 Trophy.
LUZERN, Switzerland, CMC – Kerron Stewart finished fifth in the 100 metres on her return from a hamstring injury at European Athletic Association meet yesterday here.
The Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) will commence a two-week training clinic for its under-13, 15 and 17 cricketers today at the club’s Queenstown ground.
– former national swimmer Yannick Roberts tells Goodwill Swimmers Former national swimmer Yannick Roberts is encouraging the swimmers on the Guyana team for the upcoming 16th annual Goodwill Swimming championships to do their best.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The recent decision by Jamaica’s selectors to ignore West Indies captain Chris Gayle for the captaincy of the national team could have caused a split in the side.
BIRMINGHAM, England, (Reuters) – England bowler Stuart Broad has been charged and may be facing a ban for throwing the ball at Pakistan debutant Zulqarnain Haider in the second test yesterday.
AKRON, Ohio, (Reuters) – Tiger Woods will go into next week’s PGA Championship with his game in total disarray and the emotional state of his mind highly questionable after a career-worst performance at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.