Sports

India set to tour West Indies next month

India will tour the West Indies for five ODIs and one T20 international in June and July, with the trip beginning almost immediately after the Champions Trophy final in England. The Champions Trophy final is scheduled for June 18 and the first ODI between India and West Indies is on June 23 in Trinidad. The […]

CRICKET: Pepsi continues sponsorship of Rose Hall Youth and Sports Club

The highly successful relationship between the Rose Hall Town Youth and Sports Club, (RHTY&SC) and Demerara Distillers Limited (DDL), through its international soft drink brand Pepsi, has been renewed for the 14th consecutive year.   On Friday last, the company renewed its cricket sponsorship of the RHTY&SC Under-19 and Intermediate cricket teams. Pepsi has been […]

BOXING: Guyana retains schoolboys boxing crown

Another powerful display by the young Guyanese boxers ensured that they retained the title in the 2nd Caribbean Schoolboys/Junior Boxing Championships on Sunday evening at the National Gymnasium.  Guyana won six gold medals and two silvers, while Trinidad and Tobago claimed four gold and four silver medals. Ryan Albert, Shaquille Wright and Brian Harris all […]

Wiltshire, Harding dominate Woodpecker Products National Squash Tournament

Shomari Wiltshire and Makeda Harding carted off the  lion’s share of  trophies at the recently concluded Woodpecker Products Junior National Squash Championships. Wiltshire had a clean sweep of the boys’ under-15, under-17 and under-19 categories,  while  Harding fell short of matching him by falling to Taylor Fernandes (playing her final year as junior) in the […]

FIFA in control of Guyana’s Forward Project

The Forward Project, which was previously known as the Goal Project, has been long in the pipeline to come to fruition in Guyana.  However, the wait will continue for those in the fraternity, as it is now  “completely up to FIFA”, how the project will progress, according to the GFF President, Wayne Force.  “So FIFA […]

Guyanese athletes perform well at Suriname 10K Run.

Guyanese athletes continued their regional dominance on Monday and swept nearly every category in the Telesur 10k run which was staged in Paramaribo, Suriname. In the Open category, it was a photo finish as Cleveland Thomas and Winston Messingher made a dash to the finish line to secure first and second respectively. Thomas, who last placed second […]

Guyanese 2017 CARIFTA athletes to get University Scholarships

Director of Sport, Christopher Jones, on Friday evening  announced that the 12-member team that attended the CARIFITA  Games in Curacao last weekend will all be awarded full scholarships to the University of Guyana, compliments of  the National Sports Commission.  The announcement  came on the heels of Jones advocating for  more student/athletes scholarships to those  remain […]

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