Old Fort “A” and Hikers were crowned men and women’s champions respectively at the finals of the GT&T National Indoor Hockey Championships which ended Sunday evening at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Twenty-four goals were scored in the match between pre-tournament favourites Everest Hikers “A” and Police in which Hikers crushed their opponents 21-3 in what local hockey pundits believe is a national indoor record for the highest goals in a match on Saturday the penultimate night of the GT&T sponsored National Indoor Hockey championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Niall Roberts of the Dorado Swim Club completed 200 lengths (4.752km) of the Colgrain Pool yesterday morning at the Guyana Amateur Swimming Association’s Swim-A-Thon.
Once again, Alonzo Greaves proved to all and sundry that he is the man to beat when he outsprinted his competitors to win the feature event of the George ‘Boy Blue’ Cumberbatch second annual memorial cycle race around the inner circuit of the National Park on Saturday.
National junior road race champion 15-year-old Christopher Holder outsprinted his more senior partners in Junior Niles and Leer Nunes to win the first road race of the 2008 season.
Sunburst Camptown Football Club and the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) are the last two teams to book their places in the quarter-finals of the inaugural Banks Premium Beer Cup 16-team knockout tournament following the final two preliminary matches Saturday evening at Tucville Playfield in La Penitence.
Former vice- president of the Guyana Amateur Bodybuild-ing and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) Frank Tucker and Fiona Harris were yesterday unanimously elected president and treasurer of that organization when it held its annual general meeting (AGM) at Olympic House, Church and Peter Rose Streets.
The Guyana Squash Association (GSA) will begin its tournament season today when the ninth annual Bounty Farm sponsored Mash Handicap Squash Tournament gets underway at the Georgetown Club’s squash courts.
The Amateur Athletics Association of Guyana is to set a new date for the staging of the National Club Relay championships, according to one of the organizers.
Guyanese and former NBA player Rawle Marshall is currently playing with the BC Hemofarm Stada (Serbia) in the European Basketball League.
Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport (MCYS) Dr. Frank Anthony, is calling on sporting associations to work together to bring sporting activities to Guyana.
Now that the minnows have exited the big guns will battle to stay in contention to win the inaugural Banks Premium Beer Cup when quarter-final action in the 16-team knockout tournament gets underway this evening at Tucville Playfield in La Penitence.
The planned encampment of Guyana’s Golden Jaguars football squad over the weekend and the planned training camp in Trinidad and Tobago next week seem to be in limbo.
The top men’s teams defending champions Georgetown Cricket Club ‘A’, Everest ‘A’and Old Fort ‘A’ all look set to advance to this evening’s semi-finals with the possibility of two squaring off in the final of the GT&T sponsored National Indoor Hockey championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Former Guyana captain Shivnarine Chanderpaul has issued a statement claiming that he is fully committed to playing for Guyana regardless of who is the captain.
Defending men’s champions Georgetown Cricket Club “A” sent out an early warning to their opponents when they humbled Carib Degenerates 13-0, while Old Fort “A” battered Everest ‘B’ by a similar 13-0 margin on the opening night of the GT&T sponsored National Indoor Hockey championships at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Dolphin Secondary School recorded back-to-back victories over New Campbellville Secondary when the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Ministry of Education/National Sports Commission (NSC)/Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) sponsored female Under-19 Inter-Secondary Schools 20-overcricket competition continued recently.
Sudesh Ramgopaul of Lot 50 F Sheriff Street, Campbellville, was chosen as one of the eight lucky winners of the Stanford Twenty20 ‘Who Will Ride’ Competition.
The Organising Committee of the inaugural Hugh Ross Classics and members of the Executive Committee of the Guyana Amateur Body Building and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) have ironed out their differences with respect to the staging of the Hugh Ross Classics bodybuilding competition scheduled for April.
Reigning Georgetown Pre-mier League champions Alpha United endured a tough battle to squeeze past Beacons 2-1 while Uprising nipped Flamingo by a similar score as play continued in the Banks Premium Beer Cup 16-team knockout football tournament Wednesday evening at the Tucville Playfield in La Penitence.
President of the Georgetown Basketball Association (GABA), Chris Bowman yesterday launched the Brydens Second Division Basketball league which is set to begin on Wednesday.
After a seven-year hiatus from the Guyana Table Tennis Association’s (GTTA) calendar of events, the National Table Tennis Championships will serve off next Thursday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Action in the Georgetown Cricket Association (GCA) competitions will resume today with a series of matches that will see the completion of some 2007 competitions.
Cyclists will get their first taste of road competition this year when the National Sports Commission (NSC) organized Mashramani Road Race takes place on Sunday from the Demerara Harbour Bridge to Bushy Park, East Bank Essequibo and back to the starting point for the finish.
Fourteen Guyanese nationals are currently playing in the domestic cricket league in Trinidad and Tobago.