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Guyana Cycling Federation President pleads with cyclists to play by the rules at Annual Independence 3-stage race – 17th May 2013

shot0004The President of the Guyana Cycling Federation has begged Cyclists taking part in the Annual Independence 3-stage race to play by the rules and have a clean race. She was speaking to some of the cyclists who gathered at the Ministry of Culture in Main Street in preparation for departure to Springlands for tomorrow‘s start.

Over 75 riders including 14 from the Caribbean and The US are expected to face the starter at Springlands and those expected from Suriname. Five local girls are also in the lineup to compete. Minister of Sport Dr. Frank Anthony saw them off and wished them well.

And The Rugby players from Barbados have arrived here for their date with the local ruggers tomorrow in the Senior  Nacra Fifteens tournament  at the National Stadium at Providence, The local lads have been strengthened by Trinidad-based Richard Staglon. Capitol News spoke with him.

Director of Sport Neil Kumar pledged Government’s support for Rugby.

President of the GRFU Peter Green says he has high expectations for the team in the fifteens.

And the Players cup tournament  get set for Sunday at the GFC ground Bourda, the competition marks the start of the GFA’s 2013 season and 16 teams from Georgetown are expected to match skills for more than 2 million in cash and prizes. President of the GFA Vernon Burnett is looking forward to the tournament as well as the rest of the season.

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