MEMBERS of the Guyana Mixed Martial Arts Karate Association registered podium finish in several events, when they competed in the North American Federation of Martial Arts International Championships, which was recently held in Atlantic City, New Jersey. All seven karatekas earned medals. Leading the charge was Azariah Duncan, who stormed to first-place finishes in traditional kata, kumite and freeform.Chandrapaul Sukha finished first in kumite and earned two silver medals in freeform and traditional kata. Altaf Singh finished first in traditional kata, second in kumite and third in freeform karate.In the black belt division: Zafar Lee Ramnarine finished second in kumite, second in traditional kata, third in freeform karate and third in weapons, while Raul Joseph finished third in traditional kata, and Abrar Wahid third in kumite and third in freeform karate.Master Lloyd Ramnarine, who made a return to competition after 18 years in the martial arts arena, finished first in kumite and also received a special award from Grandmaster Jose Torres. According to information from the association, Ramnarine promised his students that he would compete alongside them in the future. Ramnarine also congratulated each student who participated in what was described as a very rigid international martial arts championship.He thanked sponsors: Anand Persaud Dental Lab, Dougie Beer Garden in Bagotstown, Howard Restaurant in Eccles, National Horse Racing, Atlantic Marine Supply and Silvie’s Variety Store, He also extended special thanks to Republic Bank for sponsoring Azariah Duncan.Meanwhile persons interested in learning martial arts can become a member of any of the associations’ schools. Among benefits to be derived are: self-control, self-defence, self-discipline and overall health improvement,The schools are Iron Fist Martial Arts Academy located in Diamond/Grove Primary School, Vreed-en-Hoop Martial Arts Academy located opposite Royal Castle, Herstelling Tiger Martial Arts Academy at the NDC building, Invisible Kicks Martial Arts Academy in La Parfaite Harmonie and Red Dragon Martial Arts Academy located at the Belle West Primary School.Contact instructors on 698-6727, 673-0823, 698-7456, 266-2869 and 622-4857.
10 months ago LeBron James has epic stare down with Clippers guard Lou Williams Last Updated: 30th October, 2019 12:07 IST LeBron James Gets Crowd To Chant ‘Taco Tuesday’ In Lakers Vs Grizzlies As Los Angeles Lakers defeated Memphis Grizzlies 120-91 on Wednesday, Oct 30, LeBron James got the crowd to chant ‘Taco Tuesday’, a phrase he tried to trademark Devika Pawar LeBron James got the crowd to chant ‘Taco Tuesday’ on Wednesday, October 30 during the LA Lakers vs Memphis Grizzlies game. Lakers beat the Grizzlies 120-91 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. As the Lakers had established a big lead, James was able to take a seat, where he proceeded to start the chant. Anthony Davis was the top scorer for the night with 40 points and 20 rebounds, due to which James could relax back and watch the game. WATCH US LIVE First Published: 30th October, 2019 12:07 IST 10 months ago NBA: LeBron James is the 8th highest-paid sportsperson in the world LIVE TV 10 months ago LeBron James evacuates home in wake of the Los Angeles wildfires SUBSCRIBE TO US WE RECOMMEND Recently, LeBron James also sent a Taco Truck to the first respondents and firefighters battling the Getty Fire that broke out in California. The guard had to evacuate his house in Brentwood, California as the wildfire was approaching. He continued to post updates on Twitter, and later sent the taco truck. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted about James sending the truck, thanking him for his generosity towards the Los Angeles firefighters and first responders. Lakers posted the same post and photos to their own social media accounts. 10 months ago LeBron James reaction to Morey’s tweet draws extreme reactions Written By FOLLOW US Also read | Kevin Durant names all-time starting 5, Harden and Irving make the cutAlso read | NBA: How Russell Westbrook, D’Angelo Russell fared in their debuts 10 months ago LeBron James: NBA vs China heats up, as James distances himself Also read | NBA: Kyrie Irving, Kristaps Porzingis and other debuts to take note ofNBA: LeBron James and his love for Taco Tuesday Since this off-season, James has made ‘Taco Tuesday’ a regular thing. The player regularly shares videos about the Tuesday night, enjoying Tacos with his family. He even tried to trademark the phrase, but could not do so.Also read | LeBron James evacuates home in wake of the Los Angeles wildfires COMMENT