THE 2017 Inter-Guiana Games (IGG), will be hosted in Paramaribo, Suriname. This is according to a Protocol signed between the Directors of Sport for Suriname (Luciano Memgmikrom) and Guyana (Christopher Jones) yesterday.Jones, along with Lavern Fraser-Thomas and James Bond, Commissioners of the National Sports Commission (NSC) were Guyana’s representatives in the Dutch-speaking country to discuss and put in place the protocol for the games which was the brainchild of former President Forbes Burnham, to help foster closer relations with Suriname through sports among student athletes.While the NSC is yet to make an official announcement, the signed protocol seen by Chronicle Sport states that this year the two countries will compete in the disciplines of track and field, football, volleyball, basketball, swimming and cycling.With the exception of basketball which will have only female participation, the other disciplines will feature both male and female athletes, born 1999.The aim of the Games, according to the protocol, is to create an opportunity for students to compete in different sport disciplines, focusing on better results and fostering better understanding of each other’s culture.
Comments Published on August 28, 2020 at 4:52 pm Contact Roshan: firstname.lastname@example.org | @Roshan_f16 Facebook Twitter Google+ The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission.The Atlantic Coast Conference will require three COVID-19 tests per week for football, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball athletes, the conference announced Friday. The conference has also implemented “several enhancements” to protocols regarding cardiac testing, specifically for athletes that test positive for COVID-19.The announcement comes after the ACC’s first Medical Advisory Group report, released July 29, suggested testing athletes only once a week. One of those tests must still be administered within three days of competition, the conference stated Friday in a release. Cross country athletes will still be tested every other week.The ACC also added protocols for football. Players should be tested a day prior to competition and then within 48 hours of the game’s conclusion. A third party will conduct the test prior to gameday, and testing applies to all “team members,” which includes players, coaches and administrative staff, the release states.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse players have sat out four training camp practices since Aug. 6, in part calling for increased COVID-19 testing. SU agreed to test its football players three times per week once the season began, but until Aug. 28, the ACC had not made a conference-wide ruling regarding more frequent COVID-19 testing.Every athlete that tests positive will “undergo a cardiac evaluation,” before they gradually return to play, the ACC stated.The conference also made changes to football’s sideline protocols in order to eliminate all “non-essential personnel” from team areas.
With the international tournament fast approaching, here’s a breakdown of Team USA’s roster and its FIBA World Cup schedule.FIBA WORLD CUP 2019: Team Canada roster, game scheduleTeam USA roster for 2019 FIBA World CupPlayerPositionNBA TeamHarrison BarnesForwardSacramento KingsJaylen BrownForwardBoston CelticsJoe HarrisGuardBrooklyn NetsBrook LopezCenterMilwaukee BucksKhris MiddletonGuard/ForwardMilwaukee BucksDonovan MitchellGuardUtah JazzMason PlumleeCenterDenver NuggetsMarcus SmartGuardBoston CelticsJayson TatumForwardBoston CelticsMyles TurnerCenterIndiana PacersKemba WalkerGuardBoston CelticsDerrick WhiteGuardSan Antonio SpursPlayers not participating: Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), DeMarcus Cousins (Los Angeles Lakers), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Anthony Davis (Los Angeles Lakers), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons), Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets), De’Aaron Fox (Sacramento Kings), Paul George (Los Angeles Clippers), Eric Gordon (Houston Rockets), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Blake Griffin (Detroit Pistons), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Montrezl Harrell (Los Angeles Clippers), Tobias Harris (Philadelphia 76ers), Kyrie Irving (Brooklyn Nets), LeBron James (Los Angeles Lakers), Kyle Kuzma (Los Angeles Lakers), Kawhi Leonard (Los Angeles Clippers), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers), Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors), CJ McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers), Paul Millsap (Denver Nuggets), Julius Randle (New York Knicks), JJ Redick (New Orleans Pelicans), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), PJ Tucker (Houston Rockets), Russell Westbrook (Houston Rockets)Team USA scrimmage scheduleMatchupDateTimeUSA White vs. USA BlueAug. 910 p.m. ETUSA vs. SpainAug. 1610 p.m. ETUSA vs. AustraliaAug. 225:30 a.m. ETUSA vs. AustraliaAug. 24Midnight ETUSA vs. CanadaAug. 265:30 a.m. ETTeam USA schedule for 2019 FIBA World CupMatchupDateTimeUSA vs. Czech RepublicSept. 18:30 a.m. ETUSA vs. TurkeySept. 38:30 a.m. ETUSA vs. JapanSept. 58:30 a.m. ETSecond roundSept. 6-9TBDQuarterfinalsSept. 10-11TBDSemifinalsSept. 13TBDFinalsSept. 15TBD Which NBA players will fill out the roster for Team USA ahead of the 2019 FIBA World Cup?That’s the big question as head coach Gregg Popovich looks to lead Team USA to a FIBA three-peat. Several NBA stars have already passed on the opportunity to play for this year’s squad, so the path to another gold medal could be difficult with strong challengers hoping to upset the red, white and blue.
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