Date: May 24th, 2012
The inaugural Guinness Street Football Challenge will take place in Guyana from June 21st -23rd at the National Park arena with six regional teams expected to compete for a top prize of $4,000 (US) and a specialized artificial football pitch in country of the winning team.
Jude Bentley made light work of his opponents to win the Powerade sponsored 50-mile Cycle Road race held in West Demerara Sunday.
The Banks DIH Limited sponsored Malta Supreme One-day Rapid Chess tournament will take place on Sunday Match 25th at the Constabulary Recreational Hall in Linden.
The tournament starts at 11:00 hours and will feature several of the nation’s top players.
Banks DIH FC scored to convincing 4-1 win over Grove Hi Tech to capture the Coca-Cola East Bank Demerara Football Association (EBDFA) first division final played Wednesday evening at Thirst Park ground.
Soft Drink Plant emerged cricket winners while Stores secured the football crown at the Annual Banks DIH Inter-Department Games following the finals of the two competitions recently at Thirst Park ground.
Soft Drink Plant defeated arch-rivals Brewery by 63 runs in the cricket final.
Batting first, Soft Drink Plant made a commanding 171-5 in their allotted 12 overs with Siefon Gordon top scoring with 70 and Jermaine Martin supporting well with 33.
Local beverage giant Banks DIH will sponsor two events organized by the Guyana Chess Federation (GCF) as the Federation moves to attract new players to the sport.
President of the GCF Shiv Nandalall said Federation will run off an “Introduction to Chess” Workshop on Saturday at the Carifesta Sports Complex and the following day organize a One-Day Rapid Chess tournament for players in West Demerara. Both events will be sponsored by Banks DIH under the Banks Malta brand.
Eagles squeezed past Retrievers Unknowns 3-2 to lift the Guinness Greatest of the Streets Futsal football tournament in front of a mammoth crowd at the Mackenzie market square on May 7th to bring the curtains down on the Linden leg of the series sponsored by Banks DIH Ltd.
In a closely fought encounter, the youthful Eagles sent their supporters into wild celebrations when Deon Charter scored their first goal in the 5th minute and they held on to the lead throughout the first half.
Guyana’s two-man Judo team won four medals at the Barbados Independence International Judo tournament held on December 3-4 in Bridgetown.
Teenager Raul Lall , a member of the House of Water Judo Club won a gold medal in the individual Under 17 category and a bronze medal in the senior team competition, while Bruce Fraser, a member of the Rising Sun Dojo won two bronze medals in the senior under 90 kg division.
November 20th-21st, 2010
Avinash Persaud and Christine Sukhram retained the men’s and ladies crowns at the R1 Vodka sponsored two-day Guyana Open Golf championships played at Lusignan golf Club.
Persaud playing off a 2 handicap recorded an overall gross 151 after shooting 73 on the first day and 78 on the day two.
BK Western Tigers eight-team Football Festival has received support from beverage giants Banks DIH Ltd. with Tropical Mist and Aqua Mist Artesian Water being designated the official water of the tournament.
At a simple ceremony at Thirst Park, Tropical Mist Brand Manager Errol Nelson made a presentation of the product to members of the BK Western Tigers Football Club.