East Coast Premier League kicks-off today

The East Coast Demerara Football Sub-Association (ECDFA) Ansa Mc Al Limited Premier League competition kicks-off today from 5pm at the Plaisance Community Centre Ground.

Sensei Ian Fung laid to rest

“He was an excellent teacher, very knowledgeable, thorough and patient,” was the way in which  patron of the Guyana Karate College Varshnie Jagdeo bid farewell to her former sensei Ian Fung.

Odle stars as Essequibo holds out for draw

Fifteen-year-old Jamally Odle was a shining star on a dull day as Essequibo held on for a draw against defending champions Berbice in their second round fixture of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Clico sponsored 2008 two-day under-17 Inter-county championship at the Rose Hall Canje ground yesterday.

Fernandes dispatches Argentina’s Gomez

Nicolette Fernandes finally made it to Paraguay on Sunday morning after missing her connecting flight the day before, because of a delay out of Miami.

Carmichael, La Fleur bowl Berbice into commanding position

By Calvin Roberts at Rose Hall, Canje Controlled bowling from spin twins Trinson Carmichael and Jamal La Fleur with 3-18 each placed Berbice into a commanding position against Essequibo in their second round clash of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/ Clico sponsored under-17 two-day inter county match at the Rose Hall Canje ground yesterday.

McGill Superstars shine against Independence

The McGill Superstars recorded a victory against Independence this past Saturday in the West Demerara leg of the Hand-In-Hand 50-over competition at the Cornelia Ida ground to advance to the next round.

Sportscope Our opinion

When will we cheer for our own? Trinidad and Tobago’s Prime Minister Patrick Manning and his Jamaican counterpart Bruce Golding had a lot to cheer about this past week following the return of the Caribbean’s sprint stars from the just concluded Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.

Alpha and Camptown to meet in final

– Santos, Pele walk plank Tournament hosts Alpha ‘the Hammer’ United and their Georgetown counterpart Sunburst Camptown, will clash in the final of the Alpha United Carifesta $2.2M football tournament after recording victories over Santos and Pele football clubs respectively at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground, Sunday night.

Primo’s hat-trick devastates Pele

Manasseh Primo scored a hat-trick to lead Fruta Conquerors to victory when the Georgetown Football Association’s (GFA) DeSinco Trading under-18 football tournament resumed at the Parade ground this past Sunday.

GSA 15-a-side tourney….

Remaining semi-finalists to be decided Thursday night The remaining two semi-finalists in the Guyana Softball Association (GSA) Banks DIH sponsored 15-overs-a-side softball tournament will be decided Thursday night when the two remaining quarter-final matches will be played under floodlights at the Thirst Park ground from 5.30pm.

Essequibo looking for redemption against Berbice

Essequibo’s under-17 team currently contesting the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Clico-sponsored under-17 inter-county two-day tournament will be looking to redeem themselves when they face defending champions Berbice at the Rose Hall Canje ground from today.

Loris Nathoo wins Carifesta/Topco Juice Chess Tournament

Loris Nathoo stunned a strong field to emerge champion of the Carifesta/Topco Juice-sponsored chess tournament which concluded at the Kei-Shar’s Sports Club on Sunday with the final four rounds of the eight round Swiss system tournament.

Khan, Daniels and Stoll bowl Demerara to victory

Guyana and West Indies right arm-leg spinner Amir Khan with 3-4 along with fast bowlers Seon Daniels and Andre Stoll each with 2-18, bowled Demerara to a comfortable 10-wicket victory over Essequibo in their first round encounter of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/ Clico sponsored Under-17 two day Inter-county championship at the Enterprise Community Centre ground yesterday.

WICB moving to professionalise WI cricket

After the unedifying distractions of who stumped up the cash to spruce up the president’s office and the latest, inevitably costly row over sponsorship, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) shocked us all last week with a lengthy statement that, for a welcome change, dealt with cricket and nothing but cricket.

Moseley to conduct fast bowling clinic here

Former Barbados and West Indies right arm fast medium bowler Ezra Moseley is due in Guyana later this month to conduct a fast bowling clinic organized by the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) in conjunction with the Reds Perreira Sports Foundation (RPSF).

Mike Mangal wins Sunburst Orange Juice Medal Play Golf tourney

Mike Mangal playing off an eight handicap recorded a gross 75 to end with a net 67 to win last Saturday’s Sunburst Orange Juice Medal Play Golf tournament sponsored by Continental Group of Companies and played at the Lusignan Golf Course.

Greene, Adams and Devers shine as Essequibo takes charge

A defiant 71 from Essequibo’s Herrell Greene followed by the first tournament hat trick from his teammate Anthony Adams (3-16) enabled the Cinderella County team to take control after the first day of the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB)/Clico sponsored Un-der-17 two-day competition at the Enterprise Community Centre ground yesterday.

Who will they be?

The stage has  been set and it is now up to the casting crew, in this case Alpha United, Santos, Pele and Fruta Conquerors Football Clubs to put on the show as semi final action in the G$2.2m Alpha United Carifesta football fiesta kicks off at the Georgetown Football Club (GFC) ground tonight.

Wales carts off Cecil Persaud U-15 title

Wales carted off the 2007 Cecil Persaud Under-15 limited overs cricket competition when they defeated Utivlugt last Sunday at the Canal Number Two Sports Club ground.