CBJ memorial takes to the West Side on Sunday

The excitement of the 20th cycling memorial in honor of the late President of Guyana, Dr. Cheddi B. Jagan will continue this Sunday when the top wheelsmen take to the starting line. The first of the three races honoring the late president was held in the ancient county of Berbice and will now ride off…

Alanzo Greaves returns with a bang

Alanzo Greaves, arguably one of the better pedal cyclists to have emerged from Guyana has returned to the local circuit with a bang, having made a big impact in the just concluded Guyana Cycling Federation, National Sports Commission’s National Three-Stage. At the conclusion of the final stage, an emphatic Greaves, speaking with Guyana Times Sport…

Payless Variety cycle race turns 5 on Saturday

The fifth edition of the Payless Variety Store-sponsored 11-race cycle programme will pedal off on the Inner Circuit of the National Park, Thomas Lands beginning at 9:00h. National Cycling Coach Hassam Mohamed will be coordinating the event which is billed for this Saturday (October 29) and will feature rigid competition in the 35-lap featured Schoolboys,…

Top cyclists to contest Hand-in-Hand 11-race programme

Fresh off of the Tour of Tobago and the Victor Maceado Memorial road race, the country’s best cyclists will take to the National Park inner circuit this Saturday for the 12th annual Hand-in-Hand Group of Insurance 11-race programme. The day’s event is organized by National Cycling coach, Hassan Mohamed and will serve as excellent preparation…

9 Guyanese riders in TICC

Cyclists from all over the world, including Guyana will meet at the Tour of Tobago’s 30th annual Tobago International Cycle Classic (TICC) which began on Tuesday September 27 and will go until October 2 in the twin Island Republic. The six-day event got underway with the opening ceremony at the Johnston Apartments, Store Bay with…

Niles powers away with Powerade Road Race title

After being dethroned in the De Sinco’s Degree feature 35-lap cycle race on the inner circuit of the National Park on Saturday, Team Coco’s Junior Niles returned the following day to the Powerade 25-mile road race on the West side of Demerara to pedal his way to the title. The veteran rider produced a late…

‘Padlock’ too though to get pass

Andre ‘Padlock’ Green has chalked another win in Berbice cycling when he won the Franco Crawford 30-miler on Sunday in the ancient county. Green out-peddled Andrew Hicks in a close finish to win the race. Sponsor of the event UK based Guianese businessman and member of the Flying Ace cycle Club, Franco Crawford rode in…

Froome seals third Tour de France crown

CHRIS Froome became Britain’s first three-time winner of the Tour de France when he crossed the finish line of the 21-stage race in Paris yesterday.The Team Sky rider, who won the 2013 and 2015 races, is the first man to defend his title in more than 20 years. He finished arm-in-arm with his team-mates behind…

Crawford wins URP 45-miler in Berbice

BY ANDREW CARMICHAEL Juban Crawford in a time of one hour, fifty-one minutes (1:51), has won the United Republican Party (URP) 45-mile Caricom road race held on Monday in Berbice. Crawford continued to show that he is the number one rider in Berbice. He received good support from his teammates to ensure that Trojan Cycle…

P&P Insurance Cycling Programme set for Saturday

The 16th edition of the P&P Insurance Brokers and Consultants Limited 11-race cycle programme will be staged on Saturday July 9 around the inner circuit of the National Park from 09:00hrs. The 35-lap feature race is expected to see new challengers emerge in the wake of the absence of team Coco’s top riders (Raynauth Jeffrey,…

Michael Anthony wins Seven Seas Road Race

Team Evolution rider Michael Anthony showed strength to outsprint the pack to win the seventh annual Dr. Chase and Seven Seas Road Race on the West Demerara road way on Sunday. Anthony crossed the line in one hour 20 minutes and 48 seconds ahead of Geron Williams, Hamza Eastman, Raul Leal, Shaquille Agard and Stephano Husbands…