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Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018

Windies to tour Ireland

The West Indies team has been confirmed to play in Ireland next summer, as part of a major international schedule in which 16 international fixtures will be played around Ireland in 2019. Comment

Vincentian footballer declares for NFL Draft

St Vincent: Arizona State University’s (ASU) junior wide receiver Vincentian N’Keal Harry says he will forgo senior season to enter the 2019 NFL draft. “First of all, I would like to say thank you to everybody in Sun Devil nation, the coaches, my teammates, all the media, all the fans,” said Harry at a news conference on Nov. 26. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018

Barbados Tridents owner facing extradition

Barbados: Barbados Tridents owner, exiled Indian business magnate, Dr Vijay Mallya is facing extradition to his homeland to face charges of alleged bank fraud and money laundering charges amounting to close to US$1 billion. Comment

Friday, Dec. 28, 2018

Hurdler, surfer top Barbados athletes

Barbados: A hurdler and a surfer are Barbados Olympic Association’s senior athletes of 2018. Ryan Brathwaite, who’s most outstanding feature in a spectacular year was the two gold medals in the Central American and Caribbean Games (CAC), is the island’s triumphant male athlete. Comment

OUT OF THE RUT

OUT OF THE RUT

West Indies miserable tour of Bangladesh ended last week with a series win (2-1) in the decisive third Twenty20 International in Dhaka. The regional team won only their second series in any format with a dominant 50-run victory ending in controversy. Comment
West Indies batsman Shai Hope has leaped into the top 10 of the International Cricket Council (ICC) batting rankings after back-to-back hundreds in the recent One-Day International series against Bangladesh. Comment

Sunday, Dec. 23, 2018

Vincentian-American football star named in honor roll

St Vincent: The Louisville Sports Commission says Arizona State University’s (ASU) junior wide receiver Vincentian N’Keal Harry has been named to the Paul Hornung Award Honor Roll. Comment

Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018

Dottin makes all-star team

All-rounder Deandra Dottin was the only players named in the all-star team for the just concluded ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup. Comment

Friday, Dec. 21, 2018

CWI president issues warning

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron has warned that “serious decisions” will be taken at the level of the board to deal with West Indies players’ commitment. Comment

SERIES DEFEAT

SERIES DEFEAT

West Indies has lost the One-Day International (ODI) by eight wickets to Bangladesh in the three-match series (2-1) last week. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018

Barbados: Playing through the season on splendid form, Chargers convincingly beat two more opponents last week on their way towards gaining enough points for an unassailable lead making them the Barbados Volleyball Association Division One League 2018 champions. Comment

Friday, Dec. 14, 2018

West Indies ranks eighth in Test

Caribbean: West Indies’ historic series defeat recently has left them a single point from joining Bangladesh in ninth spot, in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018

Barbados forfeits game against Guyana

Guyana: Administrative errors cost the Barbados football team points in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifier competition and shot Guyana up the standings ladder giving the South Americans a fair chance of making the final cut for the prestigious Gold Cup next year. Comment

Gayle wins law suit

Jamaica: West Indies cricket star Chris Gayle was awarded US$221,000 in damages by an Australian judge, three months after a jury found he was defamed in an Australian newspaper, which claimed he had exposed himself indecently to a female masseur. Comment

ANOTHER BLOW

West Indies slumped to a five-wicket defeat to hosts Bangladesh in the first of the three-match One-Day International series (OD) in Dhaka on Sunday, Dec. 9. Comment
Cricket West Indies (CWI) and the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) have come together to secure a health insurance plan for retained players from all six regional franchises and all CWI contracted international players (men and women). Comment

Friday, Dec. 7, 2018

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) recently announced that the Estadio Nacional, in San Jose, Costa Rica will host a Concacaf Gold Cup doubleheader, featuring the home nation, on Sunday, June 16, 2019. Comment

Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018

West Indies Women will tour England next year for a six limited overs series at several major country avenues. Comment

Kraigg tumbles in ICC batting rankings

Stand-in West Indies Captain Kraigg Brathwaite has taken a heavy blow in the latest ICC Test rankings. Comment

Dottin improves T20 rankings

Veteran West Indies star Deandra Dottin has been ranked No 2 all-rounder in the latest ICC Twenty20 Internationals. In the latest rankings announced recently by the ICC, the 27-year-old had jumped by two spots to second, following her achievements in the recent ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean. Comment

Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018

West Indies loses 2-0 Test series against Bangladesh

West Indies suffered another lost inside three days in the two-Test series against Bangladesh in Dhaka on Sunday. Spin bowler Mehedi Miraz produced the best bowling performance ever by a Bangladesh bowler to bowl his side to a convincing victory and claim a historic series win over the West Indies. Comment

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018

Search on for Windies coach

Cricket West Indies (CWI) President Dave Cameron said Caribbean coaches will get the first choice when it comes to selecting the next head coach of the West Indies team. Comment
Manhattan: The tournament of the ropes returns. The annual double dutch competition returns for its 27th edition at Apollo Theater on Dec. 2. The yearly event hosts teams from all over the world to take part in the competitive show, which celebrates the sport and judges jump ropers in the art of double dutch. Returning for another year keeps the culture of double dutch alive, said the president of the National Double Dutch League. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

WRECKING BALL

Bangladesh spin bowlers wrecked the West Indies in the first Test of the Two Test series, to win inside three days at the Zahur Ahmed Stadium in Chittagon last Saturday. Comment
Barbados: Two retaliatory goals within three minutes at the edge of fulltime against Barbados Soccer Academy (BSA) halted the run of these league leaders causing them to settle for joint front position in the Barbados Football Premiere League competition. Comment

TWENTY20 CHAMPS

TWENTY20 CHAMPS

Favorite Australia beat England by eight wickets on Sunday night to reclaim the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 title in finals at the Sir Vivian Richards Ground in Antigua and make amends for their loss two years ago. Comment

Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018

Barbados flogs USVI

Barbados: Barbados Tridents have handed a 3-0 thrashing to the United States Virgin Islands to earn themselves their first set of full points from a match in the CONCACAF Nations League qualifiers. Comment

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