Parks, Fernandes, Stanton recalled for Digicel Cup

– squad still facing training ground problems Several national discards have been included in the Golden Jaguars squad preparing for the 2008 Digicel Caribbean Football Championship even as the coaching staff grapples with finding appropriate venues for the squad to train.

CABA GAmes Team Wings out Today

By Kizan Brumell Six members of the 10-member Guyana Amateur Boxing Association (GABA) team for the Caribbean Amateur Boxing Association (CABA) Games to be held in Trinidad left Guyana this morning for the twin-island republic.

Franklyn tells players have fun, play hard

– at launch of Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Lawn Tennis tournament With over 30 youths in attendance and some 68 expected to participate, the Nigel’s Supermarket Junior Classic Lawn Tennis tournament was launched yesterday afternoon at the Le Meriden Pegasus Hotel courts under the auspices of the Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA).

Weather continues to disrupt cricket in Berbice

Despite there being only one month of good weather for 2008 so far as compared to  four months in 2007, Chairman of the Berbice Competitions Committee and Public Relations Officer of the Berbice Cricket Board, Carl Moore, is optimistic that the major Berbice competitions will be completed in the stipulated time.

J/ca large and in charge against Guyana

By Calvin Roberts at Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Barbados Compliments of: Smalta, Cummings Electrical, Life-time Realty, P&P In-surance, Cellular Plus and Hanes (Guyana) Limited Jamaica were large and in charge at the end of the second day of their fourth round match against defending champions Guyana in the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) TCL-sponsored 2008 regional under-19 cricket tournament at the Yorkshire Cricket Club ground, Barbados yesterday.

‘We can still be competitive’-Franklyn

By Donald Duff Manager/coach of Guyana’s nine-member team to the Caribbean Amateur Boxing Association(CABA) junior, cadet and female championships in Trinidad Carl Franklyn said yesterday he expected his small but strong team to be competitive.

Oasis Café Mega Chess Tournament

Webster untouchable after first round Learie Webster jumped out ahead of the competition and into the lead in the Oasis Café Mega Chess Tournament which was held at the Oasis Too Café on South Road.

GLTA Tennis Summer Camp wraps up

By Kizan Brumell The Guyana Lawn Tennis Association (GLTA) yesterday successfully concluded its two-week Tennis Summer Camp which was sponsored by P&P Insurance Brokers at the Le Meridien Pegasus Hotel Tennis Courts with the group matches and presentation of awards to the participants.

National Legacy Run on today

The National Legacy Run, organized by the Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport/National Sports Commission in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and PAHO/WHO will take place this morning.

Creary (118) and Perry (80) put Jamaica in control

By Calvin Roberts @ Yorkshire Cricket Ground, Barbados Compliments of: Smalta, Cummings Electrical, Lifetime Realty, P&P Insurance, Cellular Plus and Hanes (Guyana) Limited A belligerent century from captain Andre Creary (118) coupled with superb assistance from wicket keeper Maverick Perry (80) enabled Jamaica to hold the trump against Guyana at the end of the first day of their fourth round match of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB)/TCL-sponsored 2008 regional under-19 tournament at the Yorkshire Cricket ground yesterday.

Blackmore blames GOA for Commonwealth Youth Games misstep 2

By Kiev Chesney President of the Athletic Association of Guyana (AAG) Claude Blackmore said yesterday he had been reliably informed that Guyana was the only country in the Caribbean where associations had to stand the cost for officials to attend the 2008 Commonwealth Youth Games which will take place  in Pune, India in October.

CASA Caribbean Junior Squash Championships

Team Guyana looking for clean sweep Team Guyana will be looking to complete a clean sweep of the 2008 CASA Caribbean Junior Squash Championships after the girls and boys’ teams advanced to today’s finals where they are scheduled to meet Bermuda teams.  

Alika was our number one choice 2

-Blackmore By Kiev Chesney President of the Athletics Association of Guyana (AAG) said yesterday that Alika Morgan, the country’s premier middle and long distance athlete was their number one choice for the World Junior Championships which was held last week in Poland.

Guyana looking to stay in front

By Calvin Roberts in Barbados Compliments of Ansa McAl Limited, Cummings Electrical, Lifetime Realty, P&P Insurance, Cellular Plus and Hanes (Guyana) Limited With the weather looking to threaten the outcome of the West Indies Cricket board (WICB)/TCL-sponsored 2008 Regional Under-19 tournament, defending champions Guyana will be looking to stay on top of  their points standing when they face Jamaica in their fourth round match beginning from today at the Yorkshire Cricket Ground, St.

‘We needed more time’

-Adonis Coach of the Guyana national under-19 rugby team which placed third at the recent North America and West Indies Rugby Association junior World Trophy qualifying tournament Laurie Adonis feels the team did not have an adequate amount of time to prepare for the tournament.

John Nestor dead at 93 1

Veteran public relations practitioner and sports administrator John Emanuel Nestor (M.S). a former employee of Banks DIH Ltd.,  passed away yesterday, a release from the company stated.

False start! 7

– no flights out, poor support leave 20 CUT games hopefuls disappointed at last minute By Kiev Chesney Yesterday afternoon 20 athletes decked out in their Guyana track suits posed for a Stabroek Sport picture depicting the team to represent Guyana at the 2008 Caribbean Union of Teacher’s (CUT) Championships in Tortola, British Virgin Islands (BVI).

Johnson pleased with team’s performance so far

By Calvin Roberts in Barbados Compliments of Ansa McAl Limited, Cummings Electrical, Lifetime Realty, P&P Insurance, Cellular Plus and Hanes (Guyana) Limited Manager of the Guyana TCL under-19 team Alvin Johnson is pleased with the team’s performance to date.

Shabazz likely to be retained as coach 1

– for third Digicel Caribbean Cup Following their early exit from the 2010 World Cup football campaign Guyana’s national footballers the Golden Jaguars will be looking to make amends in the third Digicel Caribbean Championships billed to kick off next weekend.

CASA Caribbean Junior Squash Championships

– Guyana successful after first night of team event The Guyana boys’ team shut-out  Jamaica 5-0 and stopped the (OECS) Organization of Eastern Caribbean States 3-2 while the girls’ team dominated  Barbados 4-1 on the opening night of the team event at CASA Caribbean Junior Squash Championships in Bermuda Wednesday night.