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Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018

Bolt sets sight on soccer

Jamaica: Jamaica super star athlete Usain Bolt is set for his soccer career as he will have a trial with Borussia Dortmund, but he said his dream is to play for Manchester United in England. Comment

Grenada PM hails Rawl Lewis’ new role

Grenada: Grenada Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has hailed the appointment of Rawl Lewis as the new manager of the West Indies senior team. Comment

CAVS, WARRIORS READY

Sports: LeBron James had a trophy in his hands and a smile on his face. That was Sunday at the All-Star Game, when James again rose above the NBA’s best in winning a game and MVP honors. What he really wants is to be celebrating in the postseason, not midseason. Comment

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018

Whither, West Indies cricket?

Viewpoints: “WICB needs to take responsibility for the fall for WI cricket.”-Ramnaresh Sarwan, former WI captain “The West Indies Cricket Board is the most unprofessional in the world…Cameron is ‘immature’, ‘arrogant’ and ‘not having West Indies cricket at heart’…a dictator… I think we had enough as players.”- Dwayne Bravo Comments (1)

Monday, Feb. 19, 2018

Barbadian cricketer signs deal with Indian Premier League

Barbados: Explosive Barbadian all-rounder Jofra Archer has landed a multi-million dollar deal in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) after he was snapped up by Rajasthan Royals on the opening day of the auction recently. Comment

Friday, Feb. 16, 2018

WI cricket ambassador

Sports: Manager of the West Indies team Joel “Big Bird” Garner will now perform the role of ambassador of Cricket West Indies (CWI) and will be utilized for special projects. Comment

WI bowling coach fired

Sports: West Indies bowling coach, Roddy Estwick, has been fired ahead of the ICC World Cup qualifiers in Zimbabwe next month. Estiwick, 56, who joined the regional side’s coaching staff about 20 months ago, will be replaced by a coach from outside the Caribbean which will soon be named, CWI President Dave Cameron said. Comment

Sarwan slams CWI

Sports: Former West Indies and Guyana batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan has called on the administrators of Cricket West Indies (CWI) to “pad up” and take the field to help the West Indies qualify for the 2019 ICC World Cup. Comment

Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018

Sports: The Regional Super50 bowled off last week, which will see 43 matches played in Barbados and Antigua with the Final Four stage at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on Feb. 21, 22 and 24. Comment

RECORD BREAKER

Sports: Brooklyn’s Adilia Trim breaks Elementary B Division 400 meters record at the nation’s largest track and field series for women at the Armory Track, NYC, Feb. 10 2018. Adilia Trim, a 5th-grader at PS 288 in Brooklyn ran 59.76 in the Elementary B 400 meters at the finals of the 44th Annual Colgate Women’s Games, breaking a record of 59.80 set by Neffertittii Cooper of Philadelphia in 1991. Comment

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018

Brooklyn’s SVG sports association to hold elections

St Vincent: The Brooklyn-based St. Vincent and the Grenadines United States of America Sports Association (SVG-USASA) will host its biennial general meeting to elect a new executive body on Saturday, Feb. 24. Comment

Friday, Feb. 9, 2018

CARIB SOCCER

Jamaica: COUVA, Trinidad & Tobago - Club Atletico Pantoja (Dominican Republic) and Arnett Gardens (Jamaica) secured spots in the 2018 CONCACAF Caribbean Cub Championship (CCC), Tier 1 finals with Group A wins on Sunday at Ato Boldon Stadium. Comment

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