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Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017

It’s Sir Charles now

It’s Sir Charles now

Barbados: For years they partnered to create a legendary and formidable duo driving terror and trepidation into batsmen across the world, now his nation has seen it fit to knight Charlie Griffith placing him on the same pedestal as Sir Wesley Hall. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017

West Indies loses opening Test against New Zealand

Sports: West Indies lost the opening Test against New Zealand by an innings and 67 runs inside four days at the Basin Reserve in Wellington on Monday, Dece. 4 Comment

Friday, Dec. 8, 2017

Coach: Chris Gayle still valuable

Sports: West Indies coach Stuart Law said that the Cricket West Indies (CWI) selectors should be lenient towards Chris Gayle selection on the West Indies team, describing him as a player “committed to the cause.” Comment
Sports: West Indies opener Kraigg Brathwaite has moved up into the top 20 of the ICC batting rankings, after rising one place in the latest release. Comment

Sprint king coaches Aussies

People: Australian cricketers recently sought help from retired sprint king Usain Bolt to boost their running between the wickets for the Ashes Test series against England. The Jamaican track superstar, the world record holder in the l00-meter and 200-meter and eight-time Olympic Champion, is working with the Australian batsmen to improve their “explosiveness” off the mark. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017

UWI vice chancellor: Blame it on IMF

Books: Cricket is not played just on the field, it begins in the community from which players emerge, and the Caribbean environment has been producing individuals who put self before country, said historian Hilary Beckles. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017

Wes Hall tribute coming

Barbados: A monument will soon adorn a yet to be named location in Barbados honouring one of the island’s and West Indies’ path-breaking fast bowlers, Wesley Winfield Hall. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017

Clattenberg: English refs to return to World Cup in 2022

Sports: NEW YORK (AP) _ With English referees absent from the World Cup for the first time since 1938, Mark Clattenburg predicts that void will be filled in 2022. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017

HOOPS FEAST

Sports: NEW YORK (AP) _ There was a feast of women’s college basketball over the Thanksgiving week. Tournaments in Las Vegas, Florida and Mexico pitted some of the nation’s best players and teams against each other. The game of the week featured No. 3 South Carolina playing sixth-ranked Notre Dame in the final of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The Irish came away with a 92-85 victory, rallying from a 12-point, second-quarter deficit. Comment

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