Caught in the middle

– Tony Cozier says the WICB often seen to be promoting one scrap or another, now finds itself like legendary boxing promoter Don King, smack in the middle of a heavyweight clash between Digicel and the Stanford 20/20 organisation Unconsciously, but consistently and under whatever dispensation, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has become as adept at fight promotion as Don King.

Grant Stuart takes 35-lap event in driving finish

Cycling enthusiasts in the National Park yesterday were beside themselves with joy when Walter Grant Stuart outsprinted a strong field boasting a few seasoned campaigners to capture the schoolboys and novices 35-lap event from Ossie Edwards in a driving finish in the National Sports Commission sponsored 11-race card.

Football referees AGM set for today

The Guyana Football Referees Council will hold its annual general meeting (AGM) today at the Carifesta Sports Complex, Carifesta Avenue, Thomas Lands commencing at 10am.

Over $2.5m up for grabs at one-day horse race meet

Over $2.5m will be up for grabs when the Norman Singh Memorial Turf Club (NSMTC) stages its grand one-day horse race meeting on October 19 at the Number Six Village, West Coast Berbice turf club.

Wolf Warriors destroys Boom Blast

Wolf Warriors destroyed Boom Blast by a massive 113 runs as the Guyana Softball League (GSL) organized Memorex Enterprise countrywide limited overs softball tournament continued at the Leonora ground last Sunday.

The ‘Perfect Storm’ is brewing

-Lumumba When former World Boxing Association (WBA) welterweight champion Andrew ‘Six Head’ Lewis steps into the ring to engage Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman next Saturday at the Guyana National Stadium, Pro-vidence, it will be the ‘Perfect Storm’, promoter Odinga Lumumba has promised.

Demerara canters to 83-run win over E’bo

Debutant Rajendra Chandrika stroked his way to an attractive half century as Demerara defeated Essequibo by 83 runs in the first round of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/El Dorado-sponsored Inter-county limited-overs competition at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday.

Klass meets with SVB vice-president behind close doors 1

Embattled president of the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) Colin Klass met and had a closed door meeting with vice-president of the Suriname Football Federation (SVB) Ronald Koorendijh over the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) order that the GFF must repay to the SVB expenses incurred during the SVB national team’s visit to Guyana in June.

Strong field for Roti Hut golf tourney

With an increase in participation, tomorrow’s much-anticipated Roti Hut sponsored Stableford Golf tournament promises to be another intriguing affair at the Lusignan Golf Course.

PE, sport programmes in schools to be strengthened 1

-Committee to be formed to look at structure A meeting between representatives of the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport, the National Sports Commission and several national sports associations/federations has resulted in plans for the formation of a coordinating committee to overlook all matters pertaining to physical education and sport in schools.

Let the Demerara-Essequibo battle begin

No!!! We are not talking about 20/20 cricket, but rather the battle for supremacy in the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) /El Dorado sponsored 50 overs-a-side limited overs cricket competition which will bowl off today with defending champions Dem-erara taking on Essequibo at the Everest Cricket Club ground.

Pan American Junior Championships squad named

After another successful year where they completely dominated the Junior Caribbean Championships by winning three individual titles as well as the Boys, Girls and Overall Team titles, the Guyana Squash Racquets Association (GSRA)  has selected the national junior squash team which will once again match their skills against the best of the Pan American region.

FIFA orders GFF to…. 2

Pay Suriname FA US$8000 The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) the world governing body for football has ordered the Guyana Football Federation (GFF) to repay their neighbours the Suriname Football Association (SFA) the sum of US$8,000 (G$1.6m) for expenses incurred during the return fixture of their 2010 World Cup qualifying tournament in June.

GCB El Dorado 50-overs-a-side competition

Demerara coach echoes captain’s sentiments Demerara senior inter-county coach Rabindranauth Seeram yesterday echoed the sentiments of captain Leon Johnson when asked about his expectations of the team in the upcoming Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) El Dorado-sponsored 50-overs-a-side competition.

Action packed weekend for cyclists

– Over $250,000 up for grabs in  three-stage Macedo Memorial race Cyclists will pedalling away with fury this week-end when the National Sports Commis-sion (NSC) through national cycling coach Hassan Mohammed holds its cycling programme around the inner circuit of the National Park Saturday morning.

Madhoo wins Clive Harrison Open Singles event

– Fitzgerald teams up with Semple to take ‘Blind Draw’ doubles Norman Madhoo warmed up for the upcoming Guyana Open and Bryden’s sponsored South American and Caribbean Championships by winning the Clive Harrison-sponsored Open Singles title last Friday at the Salt Air Sports Club, Le Meridien Pegasus.

16 teams confirmed for Inter-School male Windball tournament

– Nine-time champs Covent Garden Secondary aiming for 10th title Some 16 teams have confirmed their participation in the Christmas Term indoor day/night male inter-school Windball cricket tournament with the first game getting underway this afternoon at the National Gymnasium.

GCF presents Matthews with new bike

When 2008 Junior Gold Cup gold medalist 17 year old Enzo Matthews takes to the road to compete in the Victor Macedo Three stage memorial race this weekend, he will doing so with a new cycle, thanks to the combined efforts of the Guyana Cycling Federation (GCF) and veteran cyclists Wilbert Benjamin and Joseph Faria.

DeSinco Trading Under-18 Competition…

Richards strikes double for Camptown Sunburst Camptown made its way into the semi-final round of the Georgetown Football Association’s (GFA) DeSinco Trading Under-18 football Tournament yesterday at the Camptown ground with a victory over Beacon United.

El Dorado Inter-County competition launched

– Final to be played under floodlights at Providence Stadium The highly-anticipated El Dorado limited-overs Inter-County round-robin competition got off the ground yesterday at a launch held in the boardroom of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB), Regent Street.