By Edison JeffordFormer captain of the Guyana senior rugby team, Theodore Henry and Claudius Butts assured their local counterparts yesterday that the five Guyanese in the West Indies’ Rugby 16-man squad will make the final 12 for the San Diego tour.
POINTE-A-PIERRE, Trinidad – Kieron Pollard brightened up another dull day at Guaracara Park yesterday, when he slammed a whirlwind half-century as the second round Carib Beer Series match between Trinidad and Tobago and Guyana finished in a predictable no-decision.
Technical Director of the national football team Trinidadian Jamal Shabazz has taken full responsibility for Guyana’s 0-2 loss to St.
Football fans desirous of watching the Digicel Caribbean Cup football finals currently underway in the twin-island republic of Trinidad and Tobago can do so on DIRECTV.
Basketball in Georgetown got a major boost from overseas-based Paul and Patrick Haynes when the ex-Pacesetters brothers donated several items to the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GA-BA) last week.
Maccabeen Rangers prevented Nets from moving one step closer to the top spot with an upset win in the Georgetown Amateur Basketball League tournament at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall Saturday night.
A resolute 89 from Chris Patadin allowed Everest Cricket Club to beat Gandhi Youth Organization by 45 runs in the Georgetown Cricket Association’s under-19 competition at the Everest Cricket Club ground yesterday.
Barama edged Mcdoom 42-40 on the Burnham Basketball Court yesterday to advance to the semi-final of the East Bank Basketball Tournament while Bagotstown defeated Grove 43 -33 for a semi – final spot.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) yesterday announced the national age group champion swimmers based on performances at GASA National Swimming Championships last year.
The American Society of Cricket (ACS) team of New York, United States of America continued their annual tour of Guyana with a win over Enmore at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.
The Guyana Table Tennis Association (GTTA) in collaboration with the National Sports Commission and the Ministry of Education will conduct a “Beginners Table Tennis Coaching Programme for Secondary School Students” beginning today.
The Guyana Amateur Swimming Association (GASA) will hold a Swimming Instructors Course on Wednesday and Thursday as a precursor to an International Swimming Association (FINA) Coaching Clinic scheduled for July this year.
Legends recorded a rare victory Friday night over the Pepsi Sonics, while Ravens dominated Scorpions in the feature game of the double -header at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Pepsi Sonics Basketball club will host its inaugural Pepsi Sonics “Dare For More” Invitational Third Division Competition on January 28th and 29th at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Director of Sport Neil Kumar has said that this would be a huge year for the development of sport in Guyana, but he questioned the capacity of some organizations to adequately utilize facilities if Government were to make that investment.
THE West Indies’ third most capped player, and the second in line to the captaincy, has expressed one opinion on the team’s final preparations for the World Cup, now only two months away.
Guyana’s Travis Dowlin has been included in the West Indies’ 30-man training squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007.
The first day’s play of the Carib Beer Series match between Guyana and defending champions Trinidad and Tobago at Guaracara Park was abandoned yesterday without a ball being bowled.
“We are ready. I can see the pieces coming together.” Those were the words of Minister responsible for Sport, Dr.
While some of the 2006 national sports awardees will be easy to select, the Sports Coach of the Year award will be a tough one for the panelists who will meet on January 26 to make the decision.
An exciting four team Twenty20 softball competition will take place tomorrow at the Guyana Softball Complex ground on Carifesta Avenue.
A fine all-round performance by Stephen Jacobs carried Malteenoes Sports Club (MSC) to victory over the American Cricket Society (ACS) cricket team from New York, United States of America in the third annual Nizam Hafeez memorial cricket match at the Malteenoes Sports Club ground yesterday.
General Secretary of the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) Ivor O’Brien is satisfied with his association’s achievements during the year 2006, but he is a bit disappointed with the performance of the Melbourne Common-wealth Games team.
Mark ‘Jumbie’ Wiltshire will celebrate his 52nd birth anniversary tomorrow with a 21-team, one-day dominoes competition, bar-b-que and oldies dance at the Turning Point Sports Club.
Pepsi Sonics will face Legends tonight in the first game of a double header while Ravens will try to evade the sting of the Scorpions in the second game at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall as the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s Super League tournament nears its climax.