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English Premier League stars heading for Tobago communities

January 30, 2015
English Premier League stars heading for Tobago communities SCARBOROUGH, Tobago -- Local communities in Tobago will host top former stars from the English Premier League this summer as part of a legacy programme designed to create a lasting local impact from the British Airways Tobago Legends Challenge, which will kick off from June 15 to 22, 2015.

Narine withdraws from West Indies Cricket World Cup squad

January 28, 2015
Narine withdraws from West Indies Cricket World Cup squad ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has announced that off spinner Sunil Narine has withdrawn from the West Indies squad for the Cricket World Cup 2015. Narine has undergone intense remedial work on his bowling action and preliminary tests have shown him bowling...

RORC Caribbean 600 - Set for a real cracker

January 21, 2015
RORC Caribbean 600 - Set for a real cracker ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The seventh edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 is looking like a real cracker and proving irresistible to a variety of yacht racing teams from all over the world. An international fleet of over 50 yachts has now entered the offshore blast around the Caribbean.

Easykarts start new Barbados ladder of opportunity

January 16, 2015
Easykarts start new Barbados ladder of opportunity BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- This week’s official launch of Easykart Barbados marks the completion of phase one of a rolling programme to establish a ladder of opportunity that its creators hope will one day result in a Barbadian winning a motor racing World Championship, following in the wheel-tracks...

Cuba to play in Caribbean Baseball Series, says official

January 15, 2015
Cuba to play in Caribbean Baseball Series, says official HAVANA, Cuba (ACN) -- Juan Francisco Puello Herrera, commissioner of the Caribbean Professional Baseball Confederation, has ratified the presence of Cuba in the upcoming Caribbean Baseball Series, to take place from February 2 to 8 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Red Bull Global Rallycross back at Bushy Park Barbados

January 14, 2015
Red Bull Global Rallycross back at Bushy Park Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Following its successful first visit as part of last May’s Top Gear Festival, Red Bull Global Rallycross will return to Bushy Park Barbados on October 3/4, 2015, and island fans will enjoy an even bigger helping of 600 horsepower thrills, hosting one of three double-headers.

Sports Commentary: West Indies team picked on merit? Clive Lloyd, you are destroying your legacy

January 14, 2015
Sports Commentary: West Indies team picked on merit? Clive Lloyd, you are destroying your legacy This tag team by the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and their team selection body, headed by Clive Lloyd would have the audacity to question the basic commonsense and intelligence of the West Indies supporters. By stating that the highly controversial dropping of Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard...

World ARC fleet sets sail from St Lucia

January 13, 2015
World ARC fleet sets sail from St Lucia RODNEY BAY, St Lucia -- Saturday 10th January marked a special day in World ARC history as two fleets set sail as part of new annual editions of World Cruising Club's round-the-world rally. In the rally's Caribbean home port of Saint Lucia, the World ARC 2015-16 fleet began their 15-month circumnavigation.

West Indies win second T20 against South Africa to take series

January 12, 2015
West Indies win second T20 against South Africa to take series JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An amazing batting display by West Indies saw them break several records as they beat South Africa by four wickets to win the second T20 International at the Wanderers, on Sunday evening. The Windies were set 232 for victory after the Proteas posted 231-7 off their 20 overs.

West Indies announce ICC World Cup squad

January 12, 2015
West Indies announce ICC World Cup squad ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board has announced the West Indies squad to contest the Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia and New Zealand. Chairman of the Selection Panel Clive Lloyd said he has high hopes for the squad which is a competitive mix of experienced players...

West Indies win 1st T20 against South Africa by four wickets

January 10, 2015
West Indies win 1st T20 against South Africa by four wickets CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- Chris Gayle was at his power-hitting best as West Indies drew first blood over South Africa in the opening contest of the T20 International Series, on Friday night. The big left-hander slammed an incredible 77 off just 31 balls as West Indies made 168-6.

WICB directors to discuss governance matters at Antigua meeting

January 9, 2015
WICB directors to discuss governance matters at Antigua meeting ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The board of directors of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will hold its first meeting for 2015 on Saturday, January 10, in Antigua. High on the agenda of the meeting are matters relating to the governance of West Indies cricket. At the previous meeting of the board...

World ARC 2015-16 to depart St Lucia this weekend

January 9, 2015
World ARC 2015-16 to depart St Lucia this weekend RODNEY BAY, St Lucia -- Weeks after bringing the curtains down on a highly successful 2014 Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC), the sun drenched Caribbean island of Saint Lucia is again getting ready to bid bon voyage to close to two dozen yachts participating in the World ARC 2015-16.

February's Bimini Wahoo Smackdown VI registration underway

January 8, 2015
February's Bimini Wahoo Smackdown VI registration underway ALICE TOWN, Bahamas -- A world class marine artist and an award winning sportfishing photographer are onboard for the next installment of the highly popular Wahoo Smackdown fishing tournament series -- scheduled to return to the docks at the historic Bimini Big Game Club Resort and Marina.

Barbados welcomes back racing yachts from around the world

January 6, 2015
Barbados welcomes back racing yachts from around the world BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- This January, Barbados celebrates the 79th anniversary of The Mount Gay Round Barbados Race Series, welcoming back spectacular boats, crews and families to the island for a weeklong festival of sailing and on shore activities. Joined by top yachts...

Tobago to host top football legends in June

January 5, 2015
Tobago to host top football legends in June SCARBOROUGH, Tobago -- Trinidad and Tobago is gearing up to play host to 64 of the most skilful, tenacious, cultured, and famous footballers ever to grace the English Premier League for a major new tournament scheduled next summer. A vast array of talent has already been signed up.

Nevis drag racer forms new car club

December 26, 2014
Nevis drag racer forms new car club CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Spokesman for the newly formed King of Calle Club, Huje Elliot, on Tuesday confirmed that the group has made several plans towards the further promotion of the major race car on Nevis for 2014, The King of Calle. According to Elliot, the man at the helm of the club...

Sports Commentary: Media and the ills of West Indies cricket

December 24, 2014
Sports Commentary: Media and the ills of West Indies cricket About two weeks ago, “mi pardna” Michael Bascombe sent me an audio copy of an interview he did with Dave – that’s Dave, as in Whycliffe Cameron – president of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB). I immediately responded to Bas, telling him there is a part of the interview in which...

ICC gives fans a chance to pick their Greatest World Cup XI

December 20, 2014
ICC gives fans a chance to pick their Greatest World Cup XI DUBAI, UAE (ICC) -- The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 begins on February 14 when New Zealand takes on Sri Lanka in the tournament opener in Christchurch. With less than two months to go, ICC has launched ‘Your Greatest XI’, which will allow fans a unique chance to pick their Greatest All-Time...

CARICOM to partner with WICB for 'Pitch in Schools Project'

December 17, 2014
CARICOM to partner with WICB for 'Pitch in Schools Project' GEORGETOWN, Guyana -- A new era for cricket in schools across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) region is about to begin with an innovative initiative from the CARICOM Secretariat called the “Pitch in Schools Project”. The project will pioneer fresh innings for primary and secondary schools...

Clarke and King of Cali St Kitts-Nevis fastest

December 17, 2014
CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Gavin ‘Moon’ Clarke entered the Grudges 2 drag racing event in Nevis with his trusted speed car known as King of Cali, with his growing reputation at stake. The combination had recently beaten all and sundry in an exciting match up in Antigua.

WICB board of directors meets in Port of Spain

December 15, 2014
WICB board of directors meets in Port of Spain PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- The board of directors of the West Indies Cricket Board met in Port of Spain, Trinidad, on Saturday. The board deliberated on a number of matters including cricketing, governance, developmental, commercial and scheduling. Notably the board received the task force.

Coulthard lifts Race of Champions trophy in Barbados

December 15, 2014
Coulthard lifts Race of Champions trophy in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Multiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Following Team Nordic’s triumph in...

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race of Champions in Barbados

December 13, 2014
Motor sport legends prepare for the Race of Champions in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived at Bushy Park in Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. The annual end-of-season event, which has been running for over 25 years, brings together some of the world’s best drivers from motor sport’s major disciplines.

Lupa takes line honours in RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

December 12, 2014
Lupa takes line honours in RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- It was a tired but elated crew on Lupa of London, Jeremy Pilkington's British Baltic 78, that crossed the finish line of the inaugural 2014 RORC Transatlantic Race, off Quarantine Point, Grenada on Thursday at 11:38:55 UTC. As they sealed their line honours win and secured the...

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up in Barbados

December 12, 2014
Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up in Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. The cars have now arrived in Barbados fresh from taking part in this year’s FIA World Rallycross Championship. Featuring permanent four-wheel drive...

Cuba credited with assisting Jamaica's athletics success

December 11, 2014
Cuba credited with assisting Jamaica's athletics success HAVANA, Cuba -- Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has credited Cuba with assisting Jamaica to become a world leader in athletics, noting that the GC Foster College, which was a gift to Jamaica from Cuba in the 1970s, has been responsible for training many of Jamaica´s outstanding athletes and coaches.

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