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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.

Nevis hosts 'Grudges' drag racing meet on Sunday

December 11, 2014
Nevis hosts 'Grudges' drag racing meet on Sunday CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- CJ Bartlette of the Nevis Drag Racing Unit is confident that the upcoming Drag Race meet scheduled for Sunday is going to be really special. The meet is dubbed as "Grudges" and is really all about a series of grudge matches between the local racers from St Kitts and Nevis.

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

December 11, 2014
Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- This year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven round the circuit by official Mercedes F1 reserve driver...

West Indies name 30-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

December 10, 2014
West Indies name 30-man squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board Selection Panel has named a 30-man provisional squad for the ICC Cricket World Cup to be played in Australia and New Zealand in February and March, 2015. The squad includes several players who are yet to play at the One-Day International level.

Bushy Park Barbados prepares for Race of Champions

December 8, 2014
Bushy Park Barbados prepares for Race of Champions BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- With less than a week to go to Race Of Champions Barbados (December 13/14), hundreds of workers are putting the finishing touches to the second massive facelift that Bushy Park Barbados has enjoyed in the past 14 months. Already redeveloped between...

Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados

December 5, 2014
Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- American motor sport superstar Robby Gordon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. But Gordon’s not travelling to Barbados alone: he’s bringing his stunning Stadium Super Trucks.

Clarke 'over the moon' with big win at drag race meet in Antigua

December 4, 2014
Clarke 'over the moon' with big win at drag race meet in Antigua CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Gavin ‘Moon’ Clarke had a grin of satisfaction as he faced the TV cameras in Nevis on Monday. He was ‘over the moon’ in elation. He had just returned from Antigua, having participated in a prestigious drag racing event there. The event was held on Saturday and Sunday.

ROC welcomes 2014 GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer to Barbados

December 4, 2014
ROC welcomes 2014 GP2 Champion Jolyon Palmer to Barbados BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Newly-crowned GP2 Series Champion Jolyon Palmer has joined the driver line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Palmer has had a dream year in the leading Formula 1 feeder series in 2014.

David Coulthard heads to Barbados for ROC 2014

December 2, 2014
David Coulthard heads to Barbados for ROC 2014 BUSHY PARK, Barbados -- Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard has become the latest driver to sign up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held later this month at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados. Ahead of the individual Race Of Champions on Sunday December 14, Coulthard will partner...

Spinnakers at the ready: RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

December 2, 2014
Spinnakers at the ready: RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), started on Sunday from Puerto Calero, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, bound for Grenada, West Indies, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean.

Rainbow heralds start of RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

December 1, 2014
Rainbow heralds start of RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- After two delays to the start due to horrendous weather conditions, the RORC Transatlantic Race in association with the International Maxi Association started from Puerto Calero Marina at 1000 UTC on Sunday bound for Grenada. It was third time lucky.

Start of RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada delayed

November 29, 2014
Start of RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada delayed LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- As predicted, a low pressure system arrived in Lanzarote in the early hours of this morning, bringing strong westerly winds of over 30 knots gusting up to 45 knots. The sea state in the region has been building all day. The forecast for Saturday morning is much the same.

West Indies Cricket Board and players express sadness on the death of Australian batsman

November 28, 2014
KINGSTON, Jamaica -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Thursday it was extremely sad to hear of the passing of young Australian batsman Philip Hughes, following an injury he suffered during a first-class match on Tuesday at the Sydney Cricket Ground in Australia.

Trail blazing start expected for RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

November 28, 2014
Trail blazing start expected for RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada LANZAROTE, Canary Islands -- The inaugural RORC Transatlantic Race, in association with the International Maxi Association (IMA), starts on Saturday from Lanzarote in the Canary Islands, bound for Grenada, 2,995 nautical miles across the Atlantic Ocean. A blistering start to the 2014 RORC...

Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail to St Lucia

November 27, 2014
Atlantic Rally for Cruisers sets sail to St Lucia LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands -- The 29th Atlantic Rally for Cruisers (ARC) set sail on Monday bound for Saint Lucia following a delayed start due to strong winds locally in the harbour of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria on Sunday. For only the third time in the rally's history, the decision was made to delay the start.

Cuba and Russia discuss cooperation in sports

November 26, 2014
Cuba and Russia discuss cooperation in sports MOSCOW, Russia (ACN) -- Sports exchanges, the setting up of training bases for athletes and extending cooperation in the sector, were among the topics recently discussed by Russian Sports Minister Vitali Mutkó and Cuban Ambassador Emilio Lozada. The meeting took place at the headquarters of...

Martinique takes nearly all honours in St Lucia International Triathlon 2014

November 26, 2014
Martinique takes nearly all honours in St Lucia International Triathlon 2014 CASTRIES, St Lucia -- The Martinicans have landed – and abducted nearly all the honours at the second Saint Lucia International Triathlon on Saturday. In fact, the only winner in the adult races not representing the French dependency was so delighted he went down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend.

ARC 2014 start to St Lucia delayed by strong winds

November 25, 2014
ARC 2014 start to St Lucia delayed by strong winds LAS PALMAS, Canary Islands -- Strong winds blowing through the harbour of Las Palmas caused ARC organisers World Cruising Club to delay the start of ARC 2014 on Sunday. Whilst the front that brought four days of heavy rain squalls to Gran Canaria was passing through, locally strong winds...

Barbados participants hail broader benefits of Suzuki Rocks

November 25, 2014
Barbados participants hail broader benefits of Suzuki Rocks PORT ST CHARLES, Barbados -- At a function hosted by Suzuki, motor sport champions from race track and rally stage gathered at Port St Charles last week to reflect on the Suzuki ROC Barbados Challenge, which selected the two drivers who will represent Team Barbados in the Race Of Champions.

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