Executives of the Linden Amateur Basketball Association (LABA) yesterday met with Minister of Culture Youth and Sport, Frank Anthony at the Sport Ministry’s office, Main Street, in an effort to garner assistance for projects to be launched by the newly-elected LABA executives.
Rose Hall Town Youth & Sports Club (RHTY&SC) honoured 40 of its members on the occasion of the institution’s 21st Annual Awards Ceremony at the J.C.
Over five months after the promised October reopening, the Colgrain Swimming Pool remains closed, leaving swimmers and coaches baffled about when they can resume training at the facility as the swim season progresses.
National fullbore captain Mahendra Persaud said he was happy with the state of preparation of the National rifle shooting squad ahead of next month’s West Indies Fullbore Championships billed for Antigua/Barbuda.
The Hinterland Youth and Sports Development Association (HYSDA) in collaboration with the Rupununi Athletic Sports Academy (RASA) and the Rising Star Athletic Club will be hosting a Rodeo 10km road race in Rupununi, Region Nine on April 24.
Brian Tracey, Managing Director of Guyana Bank for Trade and Industry (GBTI) will be looking to upstage other competitors at Saturday’s GBTI sponsored Medal Play Golf tournament at the Lusignan Golf Course.
The hard hitting Kurt Bess will have a crack at the newly-commissioned cruiserweight title of Guyana when he fights Barbados-based Guyanese Cleveland Fraser at the Mackenzie Sports Club ground on April 25.
Former 400 metres Schools National Champion, Philip Drayton is believed to have misled a host of Guyanese athletes via Facebook into thinking that the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) will be sending a contingent to the 2011 Southern Games to be staged this weekend at Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday unveiled German Otto Pfister as its new head coach, charged with the responsibility of getting the national side to the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Wayne Rooney let his feet do the talking with a superb first-half goal to give Manchester United a 1-0 first leg win at Chelsea and tip the balance of the Champions League quarter-final their way yesterday.
The Georgetown Football Association (GFA) followed up its request to be duly recognized by the Guyana Football Federation with a call for the postponement of the parent body’s elections on April 16.
International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) Course Conductor and United States (USATT) National Coach, Richard McAfee made his first visit to the land of many waters yesterday to conduct a level one ITTF coaching course organized by the Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA).
LONDON, (Reuters) – Manchester United have accepted Wayne Rooney’s charge from the FA for swearing at a TV camera, but are appealing against his two-match ban, the Football Association said yesterday.
The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) is currently focusing its attention on the formation of committees and the structuring of the administration of the clubs as well as re-registering clubs, among other matters.
The Berbice Volleyball Association (BVA) with sponsorship from the Trophy Stall will continue volleyball action this weekend in Berbice with the BVA-organized Trophy Stall Competition for senior players at the GTM hard court in New Amsterdam.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – CARIFTA gold medallist Akela Jones will spearhead a 41-member Barbados team at the 40th edition of the regional Games in Montego Bay later this month.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid returned to their ruthless best yesterday when Emmanuel Adebayor struck twice in a 4-0 drubbing of 10-man Tottenham Hotspur as the Spanish giants seized control of their Champions League quarter-final.
LONDON, (Reuters) – Chelsea must avenge their 2008 Champions League final defeat by Manchester United or face a trophyless season if they lose the all-English quarter-final which starts at Stamford Bridge today (1845 GMT).
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, CMC – Hard-hitting opener Chris Gayle is the only West Indies player in the top 20 of the ICC One-Day International rankings released on Monday.
MILAN, (Reuters) – Inter Milan, treble winners under Jose Mourinho last season, saw their season disintegrate as they collapsed 5-2 at home to a makeshift Schalke 04 side in their Champions League quarter-final first leg yesterday.
NEW DELHI, (Reuters) – Kumar Sangakkara has stood down as captain of Sri Lanka’s limited overs team after their World Cup final loss to India on Saturday but plans to carry on as the interim test skipper until a replacement is found.
MUMBAI, (Reuters) – Departing India coach Gary Kirsten hailed World Cup winning-captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best leader in contemporary cricket as he bid an emotional goodbye yesterday following a successful three years in charge.
Manager of the national junior female netball team Shondell Samaroo says that the team is where it needs to be in terms of preparation for the Caribbean Netball Association (CNA) Jean Pierre Under-16 Championships that officially starts today in St Kitts.
KARACHI, Pakistan, CMC – Pakistan batting legend Javed Miandad has been asked to work with the national side’s batsmen ahead of the tour of the West Indies.
DUBLIN, Ireland, CMC – Ireland head coach Phil Simmons has condemned as “despicable” the decision by the International Cricket Council to limit the 2015 Cricket World Cup to the 10 full members.