Thomas leads Kwakwani past Mackenzie 40-38

By Kiev Chesney Veteran point guard Shelroy Thomas imposed his will during the final minute of the game to claim a 40-38 points win for his Kwakwani side against Mackenzie High School (MHS) in a match of the National Sports Commission/Pepsi National Schools’ Basketball Festival yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

BFA/Coca Cola football set to resume Sunday

After a brief hold-up due to the poor state of grounds as a result of the inclement weather the Berbice Football Association (BFA)/ Coca Cola tournament is set to resume Sunday with three matches.

Going for sweet 16

Having captured an unparalleled 15 titles at the Caribbean Area Squash Associations (CASA) Junior Championships the Guyana Squash Association (GSA) has placed their trust in a 13-member squad to make it 16 overall and third consecutive title this year.

Guyana ruggers bounce back to defeat Trinidad and Tobago

In a must-win situation, the Guyana Under-19 rugby team managed to pull off a win against Trinidad and Tobago in the North American West Indies Rugby Association’s (NAWIRA) Under-20 Rugby World Trophy 2008 Qualifier on Monday at the Garrison Rugby Playfield in Barbados.

Bank of Guyana managers hold slim lead

Bank of Guyana (BOG) managers with 156 games hold a slim overall lead going into the final leg of the three-way aggregate Dominoes against Neal and Massy (N&M) and Republic Bank Ltd.

Where are the positives ? 1

Dear Editor, It is rather unbelievable and embarrassing nationally that the president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Mr.

NSC/Pepsi National Schools’ Basketball Festival 2

LTI strikes back! By Kiev Chesney The Linden Technical Institute (LTI) avenged their defeat at the hands of the Georgetown Technical Institute (GTI) on Monday with a 47-45 win over their old rivals in the group final of the National Sports Commission/Pepsi National Schools Basketball Festival yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

La Fleur wants improved

From Calvin Roberts in Barbados Compliments of Ansa McAl Limited, Cummings Electrical, P&P Insurance, Hanes (Guyana) Limited and Cellular Planet Captain Eugene La Fleur will be looking for an improved performance from his front line batsmen  Guyana oppose the Windward Islands in their second round match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/TCL sponsored 2008 Regional Under-19 cricket competition at the Combermere Secondary School ground today.

Yonex Badminton Club to tour Trinidad

The Yonex Badminton Club will tour Trinidad from August 1-10 to participate in the Caribbean Club Cup Junior Tournament organised by the Sonic and Malick Badminton Clubs of Trinidad.

Slow start to tennis Summer Camp 1

The annual Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) Junior Tennis Camp sponsored by P&P Insurance Brokers got off to a slow start yesterday at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel courts.

‘I will make Guyana proud’ 1

-says Jonathon Fagundes By Kiev Chesney Quietly amidst all the haste by this country’s athletes to qualify for the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing, China, teenager Jonathon Fagundes is on a mission.

GTI scrapes past LTI in…

One Point Thriller By Kiev Chesney It was evident that fans got their money’s  worth on the opening day in the third annual Pepsi National Schools’ Basketball Festival as fans left the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall talking about the dramatic 31-30 Guyana Technical Institute (GTI) victory against Linden Technical Institute in the feature game of the day.

Judgement Day Card… 2

Eastman wrests middleweight title from Dalton Former world boxing contender 37-year-old Howard “The Battersea Bomber” Eastman utilized his vast ring experience to wrestle the national middleweight title from `Deadly’ Denny Dalton by a majority decision in the main bout of the “Judgment Day” professional card held at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Saturday night.

Sookdeo, Foo guide Guyana to five-wicket win

From Calvin Roberts at the Kensington Oval, Barbados Compliments of Ansa Mc Al, Cummings Electrical, P&P Insurance, Hanes (Guyana) Limited and Cellular Planet A four- wicket haul from fast bowler Leon Scott 4-37), fine leg-spin bowling by Jonathan Foo (3-15) along with a resilient innings of 77 from Jeetendra Sookdeo, his second half century of the match, spurred Guyana to a five-wicket win over the Leeward Islands  in their first round encounter of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/TCL-sponsored 2008 Under-19 cricket tournament at the Kensington Oval ground here yesterday.  

Another scandalous misstep 4

……AAG plays true to form By Orin Davidson The name Blackmore is synonymous with boxing which was once the pride of Guyana’s sports when Lennox reigned supreme.

Barama fulfills promise to Fruta Conquerors

– donates $400,000 in greenheart for construction of bleachers The Barama Company Limited on Friday donated  a quantity of greenheart wood valued at approximately $400,000 to the Fruta Conquerors Football Club to assist in  improving the seating arrangement at the Tucville ground.

17 school girls at Windball 20/20 trials this weekend

The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) in collaboration with the AL Sports and Tour promotions has put on a two day encampment at the GTU dormitory this weekend as preparation for the Girls’ Windball 20/20 home and away series later this month.

Fernandes, Jeffrey cart off St Lucia Open titles

One week after being crowned `King’ and `Queen’ at the Guyana Squash Association’s National Senior Championships, Kristian Jeffrey and Nicolette Fernandes dethroned the defending champions at the 2008 Subaru St Lucia Open Squash championships to cart off the male and female titles.

Guyana’s U-19 ruggers go down 13-23 to Cayman Islands

Misfortune and a series of errors were the contributing factors to the downfall of an inexperienced Guyana Rugby Under-19 team as the Cayman Island ran out 21-13 winners at the Garrison Rugby Playfield in Barbados in the North America West Indies Rugby Association National (NAWIRA) Rugby World Cup 2008 Qualifier yesterday.

Judgement Day is here

When former world contender Howard Eastman and current national middleweight champion “Deadly” Denny Dalton clash this evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall there will be more at stake than the national middleweight crown.