Digicel Nationwide Schools Football Competition… St. Ignatius crush Sand Creek to setup mouthwatering clash against Annai tomorrow

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Rawle Welch in Region 9 Hosts St. Ignatius moved into the final of the Region 9 playoffs after inflicting a crushing 7-0 win over Sand Creek as play in the Digicel Nationwide Schools Football Competition continued yesterday, at the St. Ignatius Community Centre ground. Watched by a fair-sized crowd that shouted vociferously for the […]

Despite Bishoo’s heroics T&T Red Steel beat Guyana Amazon Warriors by 3 wickets

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

St Kitts & Nevis Patriots beat Jamaica Tallawahs by 119 runs CPL – The Trinidad & Tobago Red Steel’s bowlers earned them a nail-biting victory over the Guyana Amazon Warriors to notch their first victory of the 2015 Hero CPL. After winning the toss and batting the Warriors never got close to posting a big […]

Supligen Mr. Guyana Body Building C/ships… Clarke to defend TITLE ON JULY 19

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Franklin Wilson The King of Guyana’s bodybuilding, Kerwyn Clarke is set to defend the Mr. Guyana crown on Sunday July 19 when the Guyana Amateur Body Building and Fitness Federation (GABBFF) brings off the Supligen Mr. Guyana Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships. For the first time, the championships would be held outside the city, it […]

Belvedere primary school are Kaieteur Candies Windball champions

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

DEFENDING Champions Belvedere Primary defeated Courtland/ Gibralter Primary by eight wickets in the final of the Kaieteur Candies Inter Primary School Windball Cricket Competition, organized by the Albion Community Centre Cricket Club. Played last Friday at the Albion Community Centre Ground, Courtland/Gibralter Primary won the toss and batted first were restricted to 24 for 6 […]

Lukewarm attendance but plans on stream for scrabble in schools

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

The turnout was somewhat disappointing but the small group of attendees seems set to employ every effort to have scrabble as a part of the school curriculum. They formed a part of activities organized by top seeds, Carlton Murray and his wife, Yvonne, whose mission is to train teachers and students in the intricacies of […]

Millington six-wkt haul gives Berbice Comprehensive victory

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Off-spinner Plaffiana Millington grabbed six wickets for a meager three runs off four overs to propel Berbice to a comprehensive 10-wicket win over Essequibo when the Guyana Cricket Board (GCB) senior female inter-county 50-over tournament commenced yesterday. Essequibo’s decision to bat backfired as they were sent packing for 19 in 12 overs at the Guyana […]

Talented young Essequibo cricketer gets support from Police

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Joshua Jones, the 15-year-old Cotton Field Secondary School student and promising opening bowler, received a pair of Holden boots and batting gloves from the management of G Division police during a simple ceremony on Friday last. Head of G Division, Kevin Adonis acknowledged Jones’ talent through cricket and encouraged him to aspire for excellence. Adonis […]

Quest for national schools’ basketball title begins tonight

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Edison Jefford The quest for the coveted Youth Basketball Guyana (YBG) National Schools Basketball Festival (NSBF) title begins tonight when the top teams from four conferences across Guyana clash in the national phase of the competition, which is set to officially open. The winners of the four nation-wide conferences collected their prizes yesterday during […]

“FIFA Women’s World Cup and Wimbledon 2015 – World sports at their best!”

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Says Colin E. H. Croft Because of tremendously titillating unpredictability, undermining insecurity, tantalizing intrigue, even confusing yet concrete realities, we love sports so much that it hurts. FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 and Wimbledon 2015 have whetted our appetites, bringing tears to eyes, laughter to faces, and shouts of awe with upsets, unbelievable talent, losses […]

4th Baker’s Memorial Cycling Classic… Two-time defending champion John Charles will be hard pressed to repeat

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Back to back defending champion of the senior race John Charles will be hard pressed to return to the top podium spot when the annual Baker’s Memorial Cycling Classic featuring the best riders in the land comes off today in the Bauxite Mining Town of Linden and the Linden Soesdyke Highway. Today’s event which will […]

Culpepper and Grant take Individual Male and Female Sprint Triathlon top spots

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Noel Culpepper won the Individual male Sprint Triathlon yesterday at the National Aquatic Centre, Liliendaal while the youngest female in the competition, 13 year-old Amy Grant took the individual top spot on the distaff side when the Guyana Olympic Association (GOA) and its affiliates staged the Sprint Triathlon competition in observance of Olympic Day 2015. The event […]

5th Malta Supreme Nat. Park 11-Race Cycle Meet… Hinds takes feature 35-lap contest; John is best juvenile

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Orville Hinds started what will be a long and hectic weekend for local cyclists with victory in the feature race of the Banks Malta Supreme sponsored 11-race National park Cycle Meet yesterday. The Evolution team member clocked One Hour 19 Minutes 49.90 Seconds to win the 35-lap contest ahead of Alanzo Ambrose, Stephano Husbands, Akeem […]

Silver Jubilee Anniversary 1990 – 2015… More sponsors onboard for 2015 Cricket Academy and Summer Camp

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

The Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club’s much anticipated 2015 TCL Cricket Academy and Republic Bank Grade 6 Summer Camp which bowls off at the Area ‘H’ Ground on Tuesday 7th July, 2015 from 9:00 am. The RHTYSC is catering for 100 young cricketers between the ages of 8 to 18 for the cricket […]

Alwyn Callender is only Guyanese International Squash Referee

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

By Sean Devers Sixty-year-old Alwyn Callender has been involved in Guyana’s Squash as a player, Manager and Coach for 23 years and more importantly he is the only Guyanese International Squash Referee. Callender has been living in New York for the last eight years although he frequently travels to his homeland due to Squash. He […]

Personal progress is vital for success

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

– Lloyd tell DCC national selectees Chairman of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) senior selection panel Clive Lloyd yesterday urged the Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) players who will be representing Guyana at the upcoming Regional youth tournaments, to be proactive and diligent throughout their journey. Speaking at a ceremony held at the club’s pavilion […]

Regional Under-17 Tournament opens in Tobago Tuesday

July 5, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Holders Barbados are expected to face a stiff challenge against Windward Islands at Canaan when the Regional Under-17 Tournament opens on Tuesday in the island of Tobago. The Barbadians captured the third edition of the Tournament – staged last year in the same island – by topping the points table, following victories over hosts Trinidad […]

Digicel Nationwide Schools Football Competition…Charity, 8th of May battle for Region Two title

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Charity whip NOC in second semi final By Sean Devers in E’bo Defending Region Two Champions Charity Secondary School advanced to their fifth Zone Final in the five-year history of the Digicel National Schools Football Competition when they beat the New Opportunity Corps (NOC) 2-nil on Thursday in the second semi-final of the tournament played […]

Ramdin inspires Warriors to first 2015 Hero CPL win!

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

CPL – The Guyana Amazon Warriors notched up their first win of the 2015 Hero Caribbean Premier League with a crushing seven-wicket victory over the St Kitts & Nevis Patriots at Warner Park in St Kitts. Captain Denesh Ramdin celebrated the birth of his first child earlier on in the week with a match-winning 54 […]

Serena survives almighty Watson scare to advance

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

LONDON (Reuters) World number one Serena Williams survived an almighty scare at Wimbledon on Friday, battling back to beat inspired Briton Heather Watson in three sets and stay on course for a 21st grand slam title. Williams, who has lifted this year’s Australian and French Open crowns, was forced to dig deep in front of […]

Digicel Nationwide Schools Football Competition… Khan and Sutherland lead Soesdyke Sec. to second win

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Soesdyke Secondary School continued their winnings ways when they recorded their second win in as many matches at the Timehri Red Ground when the 2015 edition of the Digicel Schools Football Championship, Region #4 East Bank Demerara Zone continued yesterday. Following their huge 19-0 pummeling of Covent Garden Primary on June 30 at the same […]

NA Multi win NSBF Berbice Conference title

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

New Amsterdam Multilateral Titans won the National Schools’ Basketball Festival (NSBF) 2015 Berbice Conference title yesterday afternoon at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall with a plethora of ‘big men’ on their roster putting on a show in the paint. NA Multi easily beat J.C Jandersingh 42-27 in the first of four regional conference finals of […]

Payless Variety Store donates equipment to OrDis FC

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

Payless Variety Store continued its recent programme of assisting entities by making a donation of sports equipment to the Order and Discipline Football Club (OrDis FC). Located on Wellington Street (between Robb Street and North Road), Payless management last Friday, welcomed the executives of OrDis FC to receive a quantity of footballs and tracksuits to […]

GAWA host successful Developmental C/ship in observance of Olympic Day

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

The Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association (GAWA) in observance of Olympic Day 2015 held a school aged Developmental Championship on Sunday last where seven (7) youths braved the inclement weather to participate. The athletes competed against each other in four weight categories and the results are as follows: The young lifters received prizes which were donated […]

Rain forces postponement of BCB Caricom C/ship 2015 fundraiser

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

As the organizers were busy putting things in place for the highly anticipated Berbice Cricket Board Fundraiser…..”Caricom Championship 2015″, the rains continued to pour and as result, the tournament will now be played on Sunday July 19, 2015 as the same venue. Proceeds from this event will be used mainly to organise a three day […]

Interactive scrabble session for secondary schools today

July 4, 2015 | Filed Under Sports 

It has been more than a year since the governing scrabble entity, the Guyana Association of Scrabble Players (GASP), has been dysfunctional and several concerned affiliates have been attempting to employ strategies to have the sport resuscitated. It was an anxiety to promote the sport that led top seeds, Carlton Murray and his wife, Yvonne, […]

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