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Thrilling King of the Hill competition plays out in front of huge crowds in Barbados

May 26, 2015
Thrilling King of the Hill competition plays out in front of huge crowds in Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- Roger ‘The Sheriff’ Skeete (Sol/LIME/Simpson Motors/Automotive Art Subaru Impreza WRC S12) won an action-packed LIME King of the Hill on Sunday, as a record number of overseas competitors made their final preparations for Sol Rally Barbados next weekend.

New leaders after Suzuki Challenge Series round two in Barbados

May 20, 2015
New leaders after Suzuki Challenge Series round two in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- With two race wins apiece, Ryan Peyrau (Trinidad and Tobago) and Stuart Maloney (Barbados) are the new leaders of the Swift Cup and SR3 Cup, following Sunday’s second round of the Suzuki Challenge Series at Bushy Park Barbados. The Swift Cup has now risen to...

WICB starts series of town-hall meetings to engage public

May 19, 2015
WICB starts series of town-hall meetings to engage public ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- President of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron, will host a series of public town-hall meetings around the Caribbean over a period of three months, starting this Friday in Barbados. Cameron said it was part of the WICB’s plan to engage directly with...

St Vincent and the Grenadines capture WIFA men's championship

May 18, 2015
St Vincent and the Grenadines capture WIFA men's championship VIEUX Fort, St Lucia -- St Vincent and the Grenadines came into Saturday evening, the third day of the Windward Islands Football Association (WIFA) 2015 Men's Championship, in pole position. Having taken a maximum six points from their two previous wins, over Grenada and hosts Saint Lucia...

New champions for Windward Islands men's football

May 16, 2015
New champions for Windward Islands men's football VIEUX FORT, St Lucia -- The Windward Islands Football Association's 2015 Men's Championship will see a new champion crowned on Saturday night. Hosts and defending champions Saint Lucia were knocked out of contention on the second of three match days on Thursday evening.

Historic New York Cosmos soccer match to be telecast live from Cuba on June 2

May 15, 2015
Historic New York Cosmos soccer match to be telecast live from Cuba on June 2 STAMFORD, USA -- ONE World Sports will produce and televise the historic June 2 soccer match between the New York Cosmos and the Cuba National Team. The telecast begins at 5 pm Eastern time live from Havana, Cuba with the kickoff scheduled for 5:12 pm ET. "As the broadcast home of the...

St Lucia held; St Vincent win on WIFA opening night

May 14, 2015
St Lucia held; St Vincent win on WIFA opening night VIEUX FORT, St Lucia -- The 2015 Windward Islands Football Association Men's Championship got underway on Tuesday evening at the Philip Marcellin Grounds in Vieux Fort, Saint Lucia. St Vincent and the Grenadines beat Grenada 3-2 in the opening match. The winning team went ahead through...

Sri Lanka and West Indies lock horns in ICC Women's Championship

May 12, 2015
Sri Lanka and West Indies lock horns in ICC Women's Championship COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (ICC) -- Sri Lanka and West Indies will aim to boost their standings when they go head to head in round three of the ICC Women’s Championship, which starts in Colombo on Wednesday. The series includes four ODIs but only the final three matches scheduled for...

St Lucia names 20 for Windward Islands football

May 11, 2015
St Lucia names 20 for Windward Islands football CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Spirits are high among the Saint Lucia squad ahead of the 2015 Windward Islands Football Association (WIFA) Men’s Championship. Defending champions Saint Lucia are set to host the tournament on 12, 14 and 16 May at the Philip Marcellin Grounds in Vieux Fort.

Record fleet for World Cruising Club's Spring rallies gathers in BVI

May 9, 2015
Record fleet for World Cruising Club's Spring rallies gathers in BVI NANNY CAY, BVI -- A bumper fleet of over 50 boats from 20 different countries will take part in World Cruising Club's Spring rallies – ARC Europe and ARC USA – and are set to depart on Saturday from Nanny Cay, Tortola, in the British Virgin Islands. Venturing west to east across the Atlantic...

WICB hails West Indies performance against England

May 8, 2015
WICB hails West Indies performance against England ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has praised the West Indies team for their show of determination and commitment during the just-concluded series against England – and especially for their impressive win in the third Test. West Indies won the third and final Test...

Windward Islands men's football coming to St Lucia

May 5, 2015
Windward Islands men's football coming to St Lucia CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Top-flight football is coming to Saint Lucia this month, as the Saint Lucia Football Association is set to host the 2015 Windward Islands Men's Championship. SLFA president Lyndon Cooper made the official announcement at a press conference last week. The tournament will be played...

West Indies beat England by five wickets to level Test series

May 4, 2015
West Indies beat England by five wickets to level Test series BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- A superb century stand between Darren Bravo and Jermaine Blackwood piloted West Indies to an emphatic win over England in the third Test at Kensington Oval, on Sunday. Left-hander Bravo made a stroke-filled 82 while Blackwood made 47 not out, which included the winning runs.

Antigua Sailing Week final awards: Sleeper by a whisker

May 4, 2015
Antigua Sailing Week final awards: Sleeper by a whisker ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The final day of the 48th edition of Antigua Sailing Week on Friday was blessed with amazing conditions: 20 knots of trade winds, pumping down the rugged south coast of Antigua, kicking up a sea state in brilliant tropical sunshine. Jonty Layfield's CS40, Sleeper/U-Go scored eight...

Final countdown starts for Sol Rally Barbados

May 4, 2015
Final countdown starts for Sol Rally Barbados BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The final countdown to Sol Rally Barbados 2015 (May 29-31), which marks the 25th anniversary of the Barbados Rally Club’s (BRC) premier event, is finally under way. With three weeks to go before Simpson Motors Scrutineering (May 23) and LIME King of the Hill...

JetBlue joins WICB as partner for international cricket

May 4, 2015
JetBlue joins WICB as partner for international cricket BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced a new sponsorship and partnership deal with JetBlue Airways. The New York-based airline is the official partner for the 2015 Series of International Cricket. The season of international cricket will feature three Tests...

Class winners emerging: Antigua Sailing Week Day 4

May 2, 2015
Class winners emerging: Antigua Sailing Week Day 4 ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- With just one race to go on Friday, several class winners have now been decided at Antigua Sailing Week. Two yachts in particular have emerged as contenders for the overall prize – the Lord Nelson Trophy – one of the Caribbean's most famous yachting prizes.

Invitational youth cup kicks off in the Cayman Islands next Tuesday

May 2, 2015
Invitational youth cup kicks off in the Cayman Islands next Tuesday GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands -- The second annual Cayman Airways Invitational Youth Cup begins next Tuesday in the Cayman Islands, heralding a weeklong series of football matches taking place from 5th to 10th May, showcasing the best of Cayman’s under fifteen football talent.

Permaul added to West Indies squad for third Test match

May 1, 2015
Permaul added to West Indies squad for third Test match BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The West Indies Cricket Board announced on Thursday that left-arm spinner Veerasammy Permaul has been added to the Test squad for the third and final match against England. The West Indies will now have a 15-member squad for the third Test against England.

Lay Day at Antigua Sailing Week

May 1, 2015
Lay Day at Antigua Sailing Week ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The Nonsuch Bay RS Elite Challenge started at 1pm on Wednesday with eight international teams vying for the winner takes-all-prize of a one-week bed and breakfast stay at the outstanding award winning Nonsuch Bay Resort. Hundreds of people watched the racing.

Close racing in Paradise: Antigua Sailing Week Day 3

April 30, 2015
Close racing in Paradise: Antigua Sailing Week Day 3 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- With eight races planned for Antigua Sailing Week, the competition passed the halfway mark on Tuesday. Overall class leaders have emerged as contenders for one of the most prestigious prizes in sailing, the Lord Nelson Trophy.  On Tuesday, all classes had two races.

A hat-trick of Antigua records for Phaedo^3

April 30, 2015
A hat-trick of Antigua records for Phaedo^3 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Lloyd Thornburg and his team came to Antigua Sailing Week to participate in three record attempts and has sailed away with a hat-trick of records. On Friday, Thornburg's MOD70 Phaedo^3 finished the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race in 1 hour and 27 minutes, beating the...

West Indies name women's squad for tour of Sri Lanka

April 29, 2015
West Indies name women's squad for tour of Sri Lanka ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The Selection Panel of the West Indies Cricket Board announced on Tuesday, a 14-member West Indies Women’s squad for their tour of Sri Lanka. The tour comprises four One-day Internationals, the last three of which will count towards the ICC Women’s Championship.

Johnnie Walker Race Day 2: Antigua Sailing Week

April 29, 2015
Johnnie Walker Race Day 2: Antigua Sailing Week ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The second day of Antigua Sailing Week on Monday was blessed with cracking conditions with well over 1,000 sailors returning to shore, grinning from ear to ear after a spectacular day on the water. The south-easterly breeze often softens the wind strength off Antigua but not this week.

Launched! Day 1: Antigua Sailing Week

April 28, 2015
Launched! Day 1: Antigua Sailing Week ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Antigua Sailing Week may be the oldest regatta in the Caribbean but there was nothing old school about Timbalero III. Eduardo Perez's foiling G4 Gunboat was ripping up the race course on Sunday, literally flying at close to 30 knots of boat speed. In ocean conditions...

Phaedo^3 and Nomad IV breeze around Antigua

April 27, 2015
Phaedo^3 and Nomad IV breeze around Antigua ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- With clear blue skies and tropical heat, the Pearns Point Round Antigua Race was a gentle introduction for close to 40 international teams, racing 52 nautical miles around Antigua. The relatively light wind of 12-15 knots conspired to create a slow race, but the weather was...

Phaedo^3 smashes race record for Guadeloupe to Antigua Race

April 27, 2015
Phaedo^3 smashes race record for Guadeloupe to Antigua Race ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Lloyd Thornburg's MOD70, Phaedo^3 has smashed the race record for the Guadeloupe to Antigua Race, completing the 42-mile course in 1 hour, 27 minutes, 0 seconds, at an astonishing average speed of 28 knots and a top speed of 34 knots. Any record that has lasted...

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