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WI hopes to maintain unbeaten record in Celkon Tri-Nation series – 4th Jul 2013

shot0003Cricket: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo said the regional side is hoping to maintain its unbeaten record so far in the Celkon Tri- Nation Series, while at the same time improving their performance.

West Indies face India in the second round of the tournament in Trinidad and Tobago tomorrow at the Queens Park Oval in Port of Spain.

Trinidadian Ravi Rampaul remains out with injuries and will be replaced by 21-year-old fast bowler Jason Holder. West Indies are currently leading on nine points after defeating Sri Lanka and India in the first round of the tournament in Jamaica.

Power lifting: Guyana continue to shine on the international stage as the lone female power lifter Kimberly Mars-Loncke copped gold at the Pan American Power Lifting Championship underway in Orlando Florida.

Mars-Loncke copped gold in the Caribbean championship and first place in the Pan America championship winning bronze; both competitions are also underway in Orlando.

She squatted 160kg bench pressed 80kg and dead lifted  170kg a total of 410kg. Some of the other lifters were in action today including Vijai Rahim, and Winston Stoby.

Guyana is defending its Caribbean team title at the tournament.

Rugby: The National Under 19 Rugby team has just been in camp for a few weeks now, but young Grantley Williams said he is confident and will be doing Guyana proud as the team heads to Trinidad tomorrow to compete in the regional tournament which will be contested by Jamaica ,Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Mexico and Bermuda among others.

Guyana’s National Under 19 team did not participate in the regional tournament over three years now but coach Noel Adonis said he’s very impressed  with the players’ performance.

He stated the team is focus on winning the tournament.

Football: Action in the Digicel/Powerade schools under 18 nationwide football tournament yesterday saw GITC marching into the next round when they defeated Charlestown Secondary school  4-2 at the Police ground.

Coach of the Institute told Capitol News that he’s confident that his team will win the tournament this time around.

In others games played in the city Queens College defeated Chase Academy 3-1. Christ Church trounced Bishop’s High 7-1. Leonora defeated West Demerara 6-2.

Anns Grove defeated President Collage 8-1 and New Amsterdam Multilateral School embarrassed Central Corentyne Secondary some 15 goals to nil.

Play in the tournament continues around the city today.

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