Sports & Recreation

West Indies star bowler, home village of Baracara to benefit from GTT deal

West Indies’ newly-minted star bowler, Guyanese Shamar Joseph and children in the east Berbice community of Baracara are set to benefit significantly from GTT now that he has signed on to be that telecommunications provider’s brand ambassador, company officials said Friday. GTT’s Chief Commercial Officer, Kerchelle Jn. Charles said, through the three-year agreement, Mr Joseph would receive business mentorship and ...

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Shadow Culture Minister to push for modern copyright law to protect artists

Newly-minted Shadow Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport, Nima Flue-Bess intends to campaign for long-overdue modern copyright legislation to protect the artistic works of Guyanese composers, authors, poets and other artists. “We have to ensure that we have the necessary legislation that would help to protect the work that our people would have done,” she said. A teacher by profession, ...

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9-Year-old cycling prodigy, Portia Bentley, shines in Atlantis Cycling Club race

The Alanis Cycling Club , known for its fierce competition, witnessed a new chapter being written in its history. In a heartwarming display of talent and determination, young Portia Bentley, a 9-year-old female junior cyclist, made waves at the National Park on Saturday as she demonstrated an unwavering commitment in following the footsteps of her late father, Jude Bentley, a ...

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Jagdeo says Linden will get FIFA, ICC-approved grounds, amid APNU concerns

In the wake of claims by the People’s National Congress Reform (PNCR)-led A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) that a sport facility in Linden was being reconstructed to cater for cricket rather than mainly football, Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo on Thursday assured that there would be internationally rated grounds for both games. “The fact is that Linden will have both ...

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News-Talk Radio Guyana to broadcast Sri Lanka v West Indies cricket commentary

News- Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM today acquired the rights to broadcast the radio commentary of all the cricket matches to be played by Sri Lanka and  West Indies. The less than five-year old radio station welcomed the opportunity to be part of the game that has singularly united Caribbean peoples for centuries. “We have entered the radio commentary scene ...

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Ramson dismisses suggestion of political motive for assisting communities

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport Charles Ramson shrugged off suggestions that traditional opposition strongholds were being targeted in the delivery of sport gear as a means of making political inroads. “A government will never look at the position of government and treat it as though it is a temporary situation. However, your actions are the ones that indicate whether ...

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