‘Circuit of Champions’ cycling meet to light up Linden on Labour Day

first_imgTHE roadways of Linden will play host to the ‘Circuit of Champions’ cycling meet on Wednesday (May 1), Labour Day, when Guyana’s top cyclists will match pedals with Linden’s best, in a bid to claim top honours and prizes.The race, which is a part of the Linden Town Week Event, is being organised by the Linden Bauxite Flyers Cycle Club this year, after a five-year hiatus. In the past, it was usually an annual event; however, due to circumstances beyond the club’s control, they were unable to host the race since 2014.Fortunately, this year, the club was able to able to garner the support of sponsors, who ensured that the meet will be pulled off.Fans will be treated to thrilling action throughout 15 events, with races being contested in the Veterans, Seniors, Juniors, Juveniles, Mountain Bikes, Females and BMX categories respectively.According to information reaching Chronicle Sport, the club will be using “a new exciting race course” – the ‘Wismar Circuit’ in which the cyclists will have to climb one of the steepest hills in Linden. Aptly described by the organisers as a “short stinging hill of under two hundred meters”, the circuit also includes a lazy descent. The circuit will span almost 2.5km. The race will pedal off at 10:00hrs on Labour Day.The main sponsors are Stronghold Metals Inc., Clear Waters, Visual Auto Toy Store, Namilco, Beepats and Star Rentals.last_img read more

Cause of death determined for former runner Sabrina Cammock

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on September 2, 2015 at 7:45 pm Contact Sam: sjfortie@syr.edu | @Sam4TR Former Syracuse track and field runner Sabrina Cammock died of “cardiac arrhythmia,” an irregular heartbeat, a spokeswoman for the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner said Wednesday.It is unclear what caused the heart condition, according to the OCME, and that the manner of Cammock’s death was “natural,” meaning no foul play is suspected.The OCME investigation concluded in “late August,” about 24 weeks after Cammock died in March in a New York City hotel room, was 21. She was a senior Public Health major and will be remembered by many, including friends and coaches. Commentslast_img read more

Give and take needed in club-county relations

first_imgCounty Chairman Michael Bourke says he was informed by the Tipp manager that nobody was asked to do a full session on Saturday if they were due to play in the divisional senior hurling championships.There were games played in the South, West and Mid.The Premier’s boss Michael Ryan says the relationship between club and county has to be based on give and take.last_img