Guyana beat South American heavyweight Argentina 5-3 in their first match of the 2014 Indoor Pan American cup yesterday. Guyana led 3-1 at the half and according to Jamal Assanah the intensity was very high but the squad was up to the challenge
The Guyanese men were down to play the USA late this afternoon. The Us thrashed hosts Uruguay 4-0 in their opening match also played yesterday
Its official now as the GBBC this morning announced the latest World title fight for a Guyanese boxer. President of the GBBC Peter Abdool said the ring date will be in Mexico two days before Guyana’s 48th Independence observance
Featherweight Atwell who is the number 11 ranked contender for the WBC title said he has been working very hard for the upcoming fight
Atwell who has fought 12 professional fights with 7 ending in knockouts and one being a draw said he is not intimidated
Guyana crashed to yet another defeat by 5 wkts in the WICB regional 4 day tournament against the Leeward Islands. Guyana are on 21 points having lost 4 of its 5 matches so far with the other drawn. Guyana’s next match is against points leader Trinidad at the providence Stadium.
A squad of 60 swimmers has been identified to prepare for several meets in the coming months. Carifta Games 2014 which will be held in Aruba from April 22 to 26 and Guyana will be represented by a three member team; Britany van Lange and Soroya Simmons
– Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships in Barbados in July, which is a first time for Guyana then the Commonwealth Games scheduled for Glasgow; followed by the Inter Guiana Games (July) and Youth Olympic Games (July/August)
Head Coach, Mr. Sean Baksh along with coaches Ms. Stephanie Fraser and Cuban coach, Ms. Isabel Couso Fals will be the persons in charge of the squad which trains daily Mon-Sat at the National Aquatic Centre at Liliendaal.
Meanwhile this year’s Goodwill Games will head to Suriname on August 15 -17 and will see representation in all categories for both boys and girls.
A Time Trials set for 4th to 6th July, 2014.