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Jamaica takes early lead in Caribbean Motor Racing Championship

March 6, 2015
Jamaica takes early lead in Caribbean Motor Racing Championship OLD HOPE, Jamaica -- Jamaica, host country of the opening round of the 2015 Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Championship last weekend (February 28/March 1), has taken a huge early lead in the Country standings; highest points-scorer for the home side was Jordan Powell.

RORC Caribbean 600: The finest yacht race in the Caribbean

March 3, 2015
RORC Caribbean 600: The finest yacht race in the Caribbean ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Arguably the best fleet of offshore racing yachts that has ever gathered in the Caribbean, took part in the seventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600. 66 yachts started the 600 mile race around 11 Caribbean islands, with numerous world champions, America's Cup...

South Africa crush West Indies

February 28, 2015
South Africa crush West Indies SYDNEY, Australia -- West Indies suffered a heavy defeat by 257 runs to South Africa, but remained in contention for a place in the quarter-finals of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. Proteas captain AB deVilliers made a superb 162 not out off just 66 balls as his team made 408-5 off 50 overs.

Third time lucky as Bella Mente wins RORC Caribbean 600

February 28, 2015
Third time lucky as Bella Mente wins RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Hap Fauth's American JV72, Bella Mente has been declared the overall winner of the 2015 RORC Caribbean 600. Whilst several yachts were still racing, by the morning of Friday 27th February, none of the remaining teams had the ability to better Bella Mente's corrected time.

RORC Caribbean 600: 43 yachts still racing

February 27, 2015
RORC Caribbean 600: 43 yachts still racing ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- By the morning of Day Four of the RORC Caribbean 600, 19 yachts had completed the race and 43 yachts were still racing. The lighter southerly wind had switched back to an easterly direction with substantial cloud activity providing changeable conditions for the competitors.

Multihull race record broken in RORC Caribbean 600

February 26, 2015
Multihull race record broken in RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Lloyd Thornburg's MOD 70, Phaedo3 crossed the finish line of the seventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 at 20:35:30 AST on 24th February 2015 in an elapsed time of 1 day, 9 hours, 35 minutes and 30 seconds, breaking the multihull race record set by Claude Thelier...

Gayle smashes record breaking double century as West Indies beat Zimbabwe

February 25, 2015
Gayle smashes record breaking double century as West Indies beat Zimbabwe CANBERRA, Australia -- Chris Gayle played the greatest innings in Cricket World Cup history – slamming the tournament’s first double century – as West Indies beat Zimbabwe by 73 runs (Duckworth/Lewis Method) on Tuesday night. The powerful left-hander made 215 off just 147 balls.

Record pace on Day Two of RORC Caribbean 600

February 25, 2015
Record pace on Day Two of RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- By dawn on the second day of the RORC Caribbean 600, the vast majority of the 64-strong fleet were negotiating the chicane of islands to the northern end of the course, weaving through the stunning islands of Saba, St Martin and St Barths. However, Lloyd Thornburg's...

Seventh edition of RORC Caribbean 600 starts with 66 yachts

February 24, 2015
Seventh edition of RORC Caribbean 600 starts with 66 yachts ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Sixty-six yachts started the seventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600, with hundreds of race fans watching the impressive fleet from Fort Charlotte and Shirley Heights. Thousands more are now glued to the tracker and social media feeds. After a classic start in 15 knots of...

West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs

February 23, 2015
West Indies beat Pakistan by 150 runs CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand -- Andre Russell starred with bat and ball as West Indies beat Pakistan by a massive 150 runs to record a superb victory in their second ICC Cricket World Cup match on Saturday at Hagley Oval. Russell hit a blistering 42 not out off just 13 balls as West Indies rattled up 310-7.

West Indies players blast WICB president for 'unacceptable' retweet

February 23, 2015
West Indies players blast WICB president for 'unacceptable' retweet PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad -- The West Indies Players Association (WIPA) on Sunday blasted West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president, Whycliffe ‘Dave’ Cameron for retweeting a demand for opener Chris Gayle to be given "a retirement package". After Gayle was out for four during...

West Indies Bravo reprimanded for breaching ICC Code

February 23, 2015
West Indies Bravo reprimanded for breaching ICC Code DUBAI, UAE (ICC) -- West Indies batsman Darren Bravo has been reprimanded for breaching Level 1 Article 2.1.4 of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel, which relates to “language or a gesture that is obscene, offensive or insulting during an International match”.

Multihulls arrive in Antigua for RORC Caribbean 600

February 21, 2015
Multihulls arrive in Antigua for RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The multihull record for the RORC Caribbean 600 has not been broken since the inaugural race in 2009. For the last six editions the record set by John Burnie and Claude Thelier on ORMA 60 trimaran, Region Guadeloupe (40 hours 11 mins 5 secs) has remained unbeaten.

Double Sol Rally Barbados winner seeks third win

February 21, 2015
Double Sol Rally Barbados winner seeks third win BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Fresh from back-to-back victories on tarmac and gravel over consecutive weekends in the UK, double Sol Rally Barbados winner Paul Bird has confirmed his entry for this year’s 25th Anniversary event. With Welsh co-driver Aled Davies, he will again campaign the Frank Bird...

FIFA's Football for Hope initiative comes to St Lucia

February 20, 2015
FIFA's Football for Hope initiative comes to St Lucia CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Youth leaders from the west coast of Saint Lucia gathered recently for the launch and kick-off meeting of a new football for development programme for Saint Lucia supported by FIFA's Football for Hope initiative. The launch of the Beyond Us child safeguarding and...

Sports Commentary: Football and racism go hand in hand?

February 19, 2015
Sports Commentary: Football and racism go hand in hand? With each day, it becomes more and more difficult to love the beautiful game... for people of colour. What are you to say when a coach as illustrious as Arrigo Sacchi, the former Italy and AC Milan legend, is so disturbed at seeing black youngsters succeed in the national youth set-up that it is...

Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match

February 17, 2015
Ireland beat West Indies by four wickets in opening World Cup match NELSON, New Zealand -- West Indies suffered a four-wicket defeat against Ireland in their opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup at Saxton Oval on Monday. The Windies were sent into bat and reached 304-7 off 50 overs. Ireland replied with 307-6 off 45.5 overs to record their first win...

Ramdin sees big job in front and behind stumps for West Indies

February 16, 2015
Ramdin sees big job in front and behind stumps for West Indies NELSON, New Zealand -- West Indies wicket-keeper Denesh Ramdin says the men from the Caribbean are ready for their first assignment in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. The Windies start their Pool B campaign against Ireland on Monday at Saxton Oval. First ball is 11 am (6pm Sunday...

Martinique hosts 25th edition of international nautical week

February 16, 2015
Martinique hosts 25th edition of international nautical week FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique -- One hundred foreign competitors from Europe, Americas, and Caribbean are in Martinique this week for the 25th edition of the Schoelcher International Nautical Week, organised by the Schoelcher Nautical Circle from February 13 to 17, 2015.

Antigua and Barbuda Triathlon attracts Caribbean top athletes

February 14, 2015
Antigua and Barbuda Triathlon attracts Caribbean top athletes ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The region’s best triathletes are expected to go head to head once again when they meet in Antigua and Barbuda, for the fourth annual non-profit AUA Tinman Rohr Triathlon slated for Saturday, March 28. The first half-iron distance triathlon to be held in the English-speaking...

Sol Rally Barbados entry list filling up fast

February 14, 2015
Sol Rally Barbados entry list filling up fast BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Entries for Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31) have surged past 80, with support for the four-wheel-drive classes now representing more than a quarter of the entries received online through the official web site. As the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrates the...

J Class yachts to return to America's Cup in Bermuda

February 13, 2015
J Class yachts to return to America's Cup in Bermuda HAMILTON, Bermuda -- The majesty of the J Class era will return to the America’s Cup in Bermuda in 2017, 80 years after the class last raced for the oldest trophy in international sport. The J Class Association (JCA) and the America’s Cup Event Authority have agreed to stage a J Class regatta...

Record-breaking 2015 motor sport season for Barbados

February 12, 2015
Record-breaking 2015 motor sport season for Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- The opening round of the Barbados Karting Association’s (BKA) Frutee Championship at Bushy Park last Sunday (February 8) launched what promises to be a bumper season of island motor sport, with a record-breaking programme of events scheduled to be run...

WICB announces nominations for president and vice president in March elections

February 11, 2015
WICB announces nominations for president and vice president in March elections ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will hold its annual general meeting on March 7, 2015, in Kingston Jamaica. As part of the AGM, elections will be held for the positions of president and vice president of the WICB. The deadline for nominations to be received...

Cuba beats Mexico to capture Caribbean Series baseball title

February 10, 2015
Cuba beats Mexico to capture Caribbean Series baseball title SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AIN) -- The Cuban team made history on Sunday in the 2015 Caribbean baseball series in San Juan, Puerto Rico, defeating Tomateros of Culiacan (Mexico) by a 3-2 margin to win its eighth crown in this competition. Right-hander Yosvani Torres claimed victory...

BVI Spring Regatta - The Exotic Regatta

February 7, 2015
BVI Spring Regatta - The Exotic Regatta NANNY CAY, BVI -- The BVI Spring Regatta & Sailing Festival offers a unique Caribbean regatta experience. Hosted by Nanny Cay Marina, the racing is suited to a huge variety of one-design and keel boats. The Sailing Festival has two stunning coastal courses and the BVI Spring Regatta boasts...

British brothers for Sol Rally Barbados

February 7, 2015
British brothers for Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Second-generation British motor sport competitors, brothers Oliver and Philip Hopkins, will both compete in Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), when the Barbados Rally Club (BRC) celebrates the 25th Anniversary of its first International All-Stage Rally.

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