Pepsi-Sonics basketball tourney underway

The Pepsi Sonics nation-wide invitational basketball tournament got underway Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with top teams Disciples and Courts Pacesetters ‘B’ completing impressive victories.

Bravo reprimanded for excessive appealing

Off-spinner Narsingh Deonarine ripped through the Leeward Islands middle-order to end with 4-24 as the Leewards were dismissed for 187 in their first innings of the fourth round Carib Beer series match against Guyana at the Albion Community Development Centre ground yesterday.

Goodwood Under-19 cricket final

Central Essequibo defeated East Bank Essequibo by four wickets in the final of the Goodwood under-19 competition played at the Cotton-Field ground on Saturday.

GNIC rolls over Third Class

The Guyana National Industrial Corporation (GNIC) beat Third Class by 76 runs in the Georgetown Cricket Association under-19 40-over cricket competition at the GNIC ground on Saturday.

GCA U-19 40-over cricket competition

A century from Vishal Singh led Georgetown Cricket Club (GCC) to a 262-run win over the Gandhi Youth Organi-zation (GYO) in the George-town Cricket Association (GCA) under-19 40-over cric-ket competition at the GYO ground on Saturday.

GCA Under-19 40-over cricket competition

A fine all-round performance by Stephen Jacobs led St Stanislaus College to a resounding 100-run victory over Police Sport Club in the Georgetown Cricket Association under-10 cricket competition at the Eve Leary ground yesterday.

GCA shortlists 22 for Inter-County competition

The Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) has short listed 22 players to continue training with a view to making the final 14-man squad to represent the association at the upcoming Under-15 Inter-Association tournament.

NCN to broadcast “Cricket Countdown”

With the countdown underway to the opening ceremony of the mega cricket event, Cricket World Cup (CWC) 2007, National Communications Network (NCN) will be broadcasting a series of programmes entitled “Cricket Countdown”.

Samuels, Lara guide Windies to victory

THE rationale for Brian Lara’s decision to bowl first on winning the toss in warm, sultry weather on a flat, hard pitch in the Pepsi Cup match against India here yesterday was not immediately evident.

Forde, Fernandes cop top NSC Sports Awards

Cleveland Forde and Nicolette Fernandes landed the prestigious Sportsman and Sportswoman-of-the-Year titles respectively when the National Sports Commission (NSC) panel met yesterday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.

Windies unlikely to tinker much with team

THE West Indies and India have taken contrasting courses in the final rehearsal for the World Cup that is the primary purpose of the Pepsi Cup series.

NSC panel faces tough task

A tough task awaits the National Sports Commission panel which will deliberate today to select the winners for the 2006 National Sports Awards.

GASA inter-club meet switched to Colgrain Pool

The Guyana Amateur Swimming Associ-ation’s (GASA) inter-club meet which was scheduled for tomorrow and Sunday at Castellani Pool, will now be staged at Colgrain Pool as Castellani Pool is unavailable.

Republic Bank Under-15 50 National semi-final

A splendid all-round performance by Shameer Fazal propelled Diamond to a seven-wicket victory over defending champions Tucber Park in the second national semi-final of the Republic Bank under-15 national semi-final at the Georgetown Cricket Club ground, Bourda, yesterday.

Eight GCA U-19 matches on this week-end

Eight matches are scheduled to be contested this week-end in the Georgetown Cricket Association under-19 40-over competition to be played today, tomorrow and Sunday.

Agard eyes AIBA badge

New holder of the Caribbean Amateur Boxing Association Association (CABA) referee/judge badge Ramona Agard has set her sights on becoming the first female Guyanese International Box-ing Association (AIBA) referee/judge.