Rahim rewrites record books

Record breaking junior power lifter, Vijai Rahim on Sunday rewrote the record books smashing the South America’s men’s 66 kilogrammes (kgs) squat record (529 pounds) en route to copping the overall title at the juniors and novices championships.

Wins for GCC, All Greys in JFIS hockey

The Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) edged St. Stanislaus hockey team 2-1 while All greys beat Everest Hikers 3-1 as action in the John Fernandes Insurance Service (JFIS) second division hockey league continued at the GCC ground, Bourda on Sunday.

GDF, Slingerz book quarter -final berths

- Mayor’s Cup

Quincy Craig netted a double to lead the Guyana Defence Force to a 4-1 victory over Stewartville and a spot in the quarter-finals of the 18th annual Mayor’s Cup Sunday night at the Den Amstel ground.

Calvin Roberts is GNNL TT champ

Keiton Nelson defeated Orlando Milner by two sets to one to win the Elite category of the Guyana National Newspapers Limited (GNNL) three category tournament played recently at the GNNL Sports Club.

No medals for Forde at Southern Games

Guyana’s `Little Kenyan’, Cleveland Forde, of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) failed to secure a podium finish after participating in the distance events on Sunday at the Southern Games, Guaracara Park, Pointe-a-Pierre, Trinidad and Tobago.

Bangladesh umpire gets 10-year ban for corruption

(Reuters) – Bangladesh have banned Nadir Shah, who umpired in 40 one-day internationals between 2006-11, for 10 years for corruption. The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) handed out the punishment on Monday following an investigation by a special inquiry committee.

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