GAWA receives gear for IWF

first_imgThe Guyana Amateur Weightlifting Association (G.A.W.A.) yesterday received a quantity of weightlifting gear and equipment from its parent body, the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF).According to a release from the GAWA, the move is another effort to further the Association’s agenda and to promote the sport locally.Further, Guyana has received a special invitation from the Barbados Weightlifting Association, in recognition of our 50th anniversary observances, to participate in a Special 50 Anniversary Tournament.On that note, the GAWA will be staging a lift-off on Wednesday the 9th November at the Michael Parris Fitness Centre in the National Park from 17:00hrs.This is to shortlist the team that will be representing Guyana at the Barbados 50th anniversary weightlifting championship, scheduled for November 24th to 28th.last_img read more

Tipp jockey Blackmore claims conditionals title

first_imgPhoto: © Tipperary’s Rachael Blackmore has become the first female jockey to claim the conditional riders title in her first full season as a professional.The 26 year old is one of the outstanding talents in Irish racing at present with 32 victories so far this seasonThe Killenaule native says she has a lot of people to thank for her success. Meanwhile, the jump season finale gets underway today as the Punchestown Festival starts in County Kildare.The first is off at 3.40pm.last_img