Internet Radio

Sports & Recreation

Parks and gardens closed for Easter weekend

The Protected Area Commission (PAC) and the National Parks Commission (NPC) have announced the closure of all recreational parks and gardens for the Easter Weekend adhering to the COVID-19 National Task Force social distancing measure. The PAC in a statement says from Thursday, April 9 to Tuesday, April 14 (Easter Weekend) all parks and gardens, including the Botanical Gardens, National ...

Read More »

Former Chief of Staff Gary Best on station bail for Bentley’s death

After being hospitalized for almost two days, former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best was Monday granted station bail in connection with a deadly road accident. Police said that at about 5 pm Best was placed on GYD$100,000 bail under the surety of his Attorney-at-Law James Bond to facilitate investigations. Police said ...

Read More »

National cyclist Jude Bentley dies in accident with vehicle driven by former GDF Chief of Staff Gary Best

Well-known Guyanese cyclist, Jude Bentley, was early Saturday morning killed on the Rupert Craig Highway in the vicinity of the Russian Embassy turn. Witnesses at the scene say the vehicle, driven by former Chief of Staff of the Guyana Defence Force, Retired Rear Admiral Gary Best, struck down Bentley. Divisional Police Commander Edgar Thomas confirmed that Best was driving the ...

Read More »

Hefty fines for smoking at sport facilities -gov’t warns

Government’s Department of Sport is warning that people caught smoking at sport facilities will be punished with hefty fines according to the law. The department says government will enforce the Tobacco Control Act if people do not obey “No-Smoking” signs that will be posted up at sport facilities. First time offenders who smoke in any place where smoking is prohibited ...

Read More »

Ticket sold for non-existent seat at Providence stadium

At least one spectator of the West Indies v India 20/20 match was sold a ticket for a non-existent seat at the Guyana National Stadium, Providence, East Bank Demerara. An Attorney-at-Law and rights activist said his ticket had designated him to occupy seat 28, but when he turned up there was no such seat as row 21 only has seats ...

Read More »

Troy Doris shows off Commonwealth Gold Medal in Guyana…”I don’t think this will be my last medal”

Guyana’s triple jump Commonwealth Games 2018 gold medalist, Troy Doris on Tuesday reiterated that he has his eyes set on the Olympic Gold medal, moments after receiving an engraved plaque in his honour from City Mayor, Patricia Chase-Green. Several City Councillors across the political divide as well as City administration staff turned out to get a glimpse of Doris who ...

Read More »

Guyana’s Commonwealth gold medalist comes home

Guyana’s 2018 Commonwealth Gold medalist, Troy Doris this evening made his much-anticipated visit to Guyana. Doris was invited by the National Sports Commission to visit the country during Guyana’s 52nd Independence anniversary celebrations Born in Chicago to Guyanese parents, Doris placed eighth at the 2012 U.S. Olympic Trials in the triple jump before deciding to compete for Guyana. Doris was ...

Read More »