Guyana embarks on redemption path

The Stanford Twenty20 tournament is over and it is back to four-day action for Guyana who will set out on the redemption trail today in the fifth round of the 2008 Carib Beer Cricket series against the Combined Campuses and Colleges (CCC) at the National Stadium, Pro-vidence.

Ex cricketers back on committee

Ian Bishop, Desmond Haynes, Andy Roberts and Courtney Walsh are back on the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) cricket committee.

West Side Cup begins today with double-header

The West Side Cup, Easter round robin knockout football competition organized by the West Demerara Football Association (WDFA) will kick off this evening with a double header at the Den Amstel ground from 6pm.

David-Longe reaches final with upset win over Grant

Stephen David-Longe scored an upset win over Rudy Grant on Wednesday evening in the semifinals of the men’s Over-45 singles category of the Banks DIH `Plus Energy’ Open tennis tournament at Le Meridien Pegasus lawn tennis courts.

Every day training for squash juniors

The Guyana Squash Associa-tion has identified a squad of 19 players to train seven days a week for the Junior Caribbean Squash tournament which is scheduled for July 11-20 in Bermuda.

Shabazz calls for more internationals for Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana’s football technical director Jamal Shabazz is pressing for more quality international friendlies for the national side as they prepare for crucial World Cup qualifiers later his year.

National under-15 squad selected; Crosse is captain

Looking towards a creditable improvement on the team’s dismal showing last year when it failed to win a match in the regional Clico Under-15 tournament, the national junior selectors have named a 14-man squad to participate in this year’s competition that is slated for Dominica from March 17-23.

My Top 10 Guyanese boxers of all time 1

This is the second and final instalment of the top 10 Guyanese boxers of all time as selected by International Boxing Federation (IBF) referee Eion Jardine.

McIntosh heads GHB

National senior coach Timothy McIntosh was elected President of the Guyana Hockey board at the Board’s Annual General Meeting held last Saturday at the Georgetown Cricket Club.

Barckoy/Leacock lethal in quarter-finals Ali advances in ladies singles

The deadly combination of Gilbert Barckoy and Lealon Leacock enjoyed a commanding two-set victory against Dax Hutson and Schelte Van Dyke to advance to the semi-finals of the men’s open doubles of the Banks DIH Plus Energy Open lawn tennis tournament last Tuesday at Le Meridien Pegasus lawn tennis courts.

Dolphin are G’town 20/20 champs

Dolphin Secondary were crowned Georgetown champions of the Guyana Crickey Board (GCB) sponsored Inter-Secondary Schools Under-19 female 20/20 cricket competition, when they defeated Tutorial High School by nine runs in the final at the Gandhi Youth Organisation (GYO)ground yesterday.

Phagwah race meet now billed for March 16

The Kennard Memorial Turf Club Phagwah race meet which was scheduled to be held on March 2 will now run off on March 16 at the club’s Bush Lot Farm, Corentyne, Berbice race track.

Team Digicel wins Paint Ball shoot

Team Digicel, captured last Sunday’s Digicel sponsored Paint Ball shooting competition organized by the Guyana National Rifle Association (GNRA) at the Guyana Scouts Association ground, Woolford Avenue.

Regional Carib Beer Series

West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul along with openers Sewnarine Chattergoon and Krishna Arjune have all been included in a 13-man squad that will represent Guyana against the Combined Colleges and Campuses (CCC) in the fifth round of the 2008 Regional Carib Beer series match at the National Stadium, Providence, from Friday.

Boxers receive tickets to Trinidad

“I am confident about the training the boxers went through and I know that they are well prepared which leaves me upbeat about Guyana’s chances at the Olympic Box-Offs in Trinidad and Tobago next week.” So said Clifton Moore at the handing over of the travel tickets given to Guyana’s five-man boxing team.

My top 10 Guyanese boxers of all time

Ever wondered who was the best boxer Guyana has ever produced. Was it one of the older generation of boxers in Kid Moti Singh or Cliff Anderson?

Jacques heads Pele FC

Former Pele F.C and National Goalkeeper Cecil Jacques was elected president of Pele Football Club when the club held its Annual General Meeting recently at the Waterchris Hotel Boardroom on Waterloo Street.

Ramnarine to conduct leg-spin clinic here

The Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) in collaboration with the ‘Reds’ Perreira Sports Foundation (RPSF) will run off a spin bowling clinic for junior cricketers on March 21, with Everest Cricket Club ground identified for the event.

Downes, Grant post easy wins

Anthony Downes continued to breeze past his opponents when the Banks DIH `Plus Energy’ lawn tennis Open tournament organized by the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) continued on Sunday at Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel courts.

Pele carts off inaugural Banks Premium Beer Cup

Pele Football Club scored a narrow 2-1 win over Sunburst Camptown to win the inaugural Banks Premium Beer Football Cup when the tournament climaxed Sunday evening in front of a large crowd at the Tucville Playfield.

CFU Futsal tourney shifted from Guyana owing to unrest

The Caribbean Football Union (CFU) has postponed the planned Fustal six-nation Qualifying tournament which was billed to start in Guyana tomorrow and has moved the event to Trinidad and Tobago because of what was described as unrest in Guyana, sources disclosed yesterday.