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Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017

Prayer breakfast to aid Vincy athletes

St Vincent: Three Brooklyn-based, Vincentian-born sisters recently collaborated with James Cordice, the architect behind St. Vincent and the Grenadines’ participation in the illustrious Penn Relays in Philadelphia, and the umbrella Vincentian group in the United States in hosting what they described as a very successful fundraising Prayer Breakfast in aid of Vincentian athletes competing in the annual relay carnival. Comment

Novel Twenty10 concept

Sports: West Indies stars in the Twenty20 format may be among the international cricketers set to play in a novel Twenty10 concept which was launched in the United Araba Emirates (UAE) last week. The UAE is set to create history in December through the Twenty10 Cricket League to be held at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Comment

Selectors name Windies squad

Sports: The West Indies selectors have named an unchanged West Indies squad to Zimbabwe for a two-Test that begins later this month. Comment

Pollard to lead Bloem City Blazers

Sports: West Indies Twenty20 star Kieron Pollard will lead Bloem City Blazers in South Africa’s Twenty20 Global League which bowls off in the South African country next month. Comment

SOCCER BATTLE

Sports: ZURICH (AP)— Four-time champion Italy will have to beat Sweden in a European playoff to qualify for its 15th straight World Cup. A regular at every World Cup since 1958, the Italians were drawn Tuesday to play in Sweden in the first leg of the playoff on Nov. 10. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017

SWEET REVENGE

Trinidad and Tobago: Revenge! This is how the Trinidad and Tobago Soca Warriors described the shocking 21-1 victory against the United States of America (USA) in the World Cup qualifier at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Central Trinidad on Tuesday night ending their hopes of gaining a place in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Comment

Kagawa scores late goal as Japan draws 3-3 with Haiti

Haiti: YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Shinji Kagawa scored an injury-time equalizer Tuesday to give Japan a 3-3 draw with Haiti in a friendly. Kagawa redirected a shot from Gotoku Sakai into the net two minutes into stoppage time. Comment

Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

West Indies Women to play Sri Lanka

Sports: West Indies Women will begin their bid for direct qualification to the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021, when they host Sri Lanka for a series of three One-day Internationals (ODIs) and three Twenty20 internationals in Trinidad and Antigua. Comment

BACK ON TRACK

Sports: ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ Christian Pulisic burst up the field, scoring with a brilliant touch to complete an 11-second, breakneck, field-length attack just eight minutes in. Comment

West Indies to play Zimbabwe

Sports: West Indies will play two Tests in Zimbabwe later this month. Zimbabwe cricket officials confirmed it will host West Indies for a short tour comprising two Tests, which will be played in Bulawayo from Oct. 21-25. Comment

Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017

Cricketers play for hurricane relief

Sports: Cricketers from the West Indies will come together to play in a charity event in the form of a Cricket Hurricane Relief Twenty20 at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017. Comment

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