Ashwin to give IPL a miss, Vijay doubtful

Ravichandran Ashwin, the India offspinner, is set to miss IPL 2017 for Rising Pune Supergiant because of a sports hernia. Ashwin is likely to be out of action for six to eight weeks, but is expected to regain full fitness ahead of India’s title defence at the Champions Trophy in June. He is scheduled to…

Powerful Georgetown squad named for inter association

A strong squad has been named to represent Georgetown in the Under-17 Inter Association Tournament which commences on Saturday. The Georgetown side which may appear a bit intimidating to their opponents, include players with national youth experience of the likes of Ashmead Nedd, Sachin Singh, Alphius Bookie, wicket Keeper/batsman Yudister Persaud, all-rounder Dwayne Dick (off…

GOLDEN JAGUARS’ GOALKEEPERS HAD A SUCCESSFUL STINT

– Says Newly-Appointed Senior Men’s Team Goalkeeping Coach Eon De Viera The competitive International Friendly between Guyana’s Golden Jaguars and the Martinique senior national team on Tuesday, 28th March ended in a nil-all draw. However, there was no doubt that it was a game with a fair number of chances which required the Golden Jaguars’…

GFF PRESIDENT SAYS LINDEN TO HOST MORE INTERNATIONALS IN 2017

: Guyana Football Federation President Wayne Forde on Wednesday said Linden can host more international football matches in 2017, paying tribute to the Linden community for its hard work in staging its first international football fixture since 2011 after this week’s sell-out clash with Martinique. The Golden Jaguars fought bravely against a strong Martinique team…

Rush for semifinal spots is on

GCA/ Carib Beer T20 Tournament 2017 University of Guyana (UG) upset Police Sports Club by three wickets, discarded national player Christopher Barnwell defended seven runs in the last over as Demerara Cricket Club edged Police Sports Club by three runs and Everest Cricket Club moved to two wins in as many matches when they got…

Better Hope ‘B’ sends Ogle packing

Better Hope “B” convincingly marched their way into the final of the East Coast Cricket Board sponsored 40-over competition, after thrashing Ogle Community Centre Sports Club over the weekend at the Buxton Community Centre Ground. With overnight showers, a late start was inevitable in the highly anticipated semifinal and the contest was reduced to 25…

Education & Humanities dethrone Social Sciences

UG/Inter faculty Track & Field Championship The Leonora Track and Field Facility, West Coast Demerara was in uproar on Friday last as the Faculty of Education and Humanities proved that their challenge for the Champion Trophy at the Inter faculty Track & Field Championship of the University of Guyana (UG) was not just talk but…