Sports

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 […]

West Indies set 234 target on 3rd ODI at Providence

In the critical decider of  the three-match One Day International (ODI) series against Pakistan at the National Stadium, Providence, West Indies have set the visitors a below-par target  of 234  after they reached  when 233 for 9 when their  50 overs expired. Wicket keeper batsman Shai Hope (71)   and Jason  Mohammed (59), were the pillars […]

Bishoo is lone Guyanese in West Indies 50-over squad

The West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) Selection Panel has announced the 13-man squad for the first and second matches of the One-Day International  Series against Pakistan at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, which sees   leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo as the lone local in the squad. Bishoo, was a part of the squad that lost 0-3 to England […]

CRICKET: Jaguars  top table after crushing Scorpions

 The Guyana Jaguars took 35 overs on the final day to complete an emphatic seven-wicket victory over the Jamaica Scorpions at the Sabina Park on Monday. Resuming on 79/2 still 103 runs away from victory, the Jaguars lost their most dependable and productive batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul early for five but Man of the Match Raymon […]