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An awe inspiring start to the RORC Caribbean 600

February 21, 2017
An awe inspiring start to the RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The ninth edition of the RORC Caribbean 600 started in magnificent conditions with the largest ever offshore fleet assembled in the Caribbean enjoying sparkling conditions. A southeasterly breeze, occasionally gusting up to 15 knots and a relatively calm sea state provided conditions...

Grenada PM requests Bolt's participation in inaugural Invitation track and field meet

February 21, 2017
Grenada PM requests Bolt's participation in inaugural Invitation track and field meet TORONTO, Canada -- Grenada’s Prime Minister Keith Mitchell has made a special request of his Jamaican counterpart, Andrew Holness to get Jamaica’s superstar multiple Olympic gold medalist, Usain Bolt, to Grenada for the inaugural invitation track and field meet on April 8 in St George's.

Trinidad and Tobago international football legend denied entry into the US

February 18, 2017
Trinidad and Tobago international football legend denied entry into the US MIAMI, USA -- Former Manchester United star and Trinidad and Tobago international football player Dwight Yorke has been denied entry into the US because he has an Iranian stamp in his passport. Yorke was stopped on Friday morning in Qatar en route to Trinidad and Tobago via Miami.

Record entry for RORC Caribbean 600

February 16, 2017
Record entry for RORC Caribbean 600 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- A fleet of over 80 yachts is expected for the ninth edition of the 2017 RORC Caribbean 600 in which 900 sailors from 30 different nations will race non-stop around 11 Caribbean islands, starting and finishing in Antigua. Passionate corinthians will be rubbing shoulders with...

Big guns for Antigua 360

February 10, 2017
Big guns for Antigua 360 ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The second edition of the Antigua 360º Race will take place on February 17, 2017, providing a 52 mile anticlockwise circumnavigation of Antigua. Organized by the Superyacht Challenge committee, entry is exclusively reserved for boats entered in the ninth edition of the...

Superyacht Challenge Antigua: Flying Finish - Final Report

February 7, 2017
Superyacht Challenge Antigua: Flying Finish - Final Report ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The fourth and final encounter at the 2017 Superyacht Challenge was a magical affair, sparkling Caribbean sunshine, 20 knots of breeze and the added delight of Caribbean swell. The Race Committee set a course of approximately 18 miles, to test every angle of sail...

Superyacht Challenge Antigua: Tactical battle on the south side - Day Two Report

February 6, 2017
Superyacht Challenge Antigua: Tactical battle on the south side - Day Two Report ST JOHN'S, Antigua -- The conditions had mellowed somewhat for the second day of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua, compared to the opening day's surfing festival. 15 knots from the east, with a moderate swell, and predominately tactical windward leeward racing, put other skill sets to the test.

WICB appoints chief operating officer

February 1, 2017
WICB appoints chief operating officer ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has made another strategic appointment to its executive team. This time it is the appointment of Verlyn Faustin as chief operating officer (COO). Faustin, who is the current corporate secretary, will be responsible for the day to day...

Stuart Law is the new West Indies head coach

January 30, 2017
Stuart Law is the new West Indies head coach ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Australian, Stuart Law as head coach for the West Indies Senior Men’s Team. In a career spanning almost 30 years as a professional coach and player, Law was the batting coach for the Australian men’s team.

Sports Commentary: West Indies cricket - no one cares anymore

January 30, 2017
Sports Commentary: West Indies cricket - no one cares anymore There was a time, long ago when the West Indies cricket team really mattered to me. As a youngster growing up in Nottingham, there wasn’t much we had to shout about. In any discussion, arena, sporting forum long before the internet took off, the Windies were a source of immense pride.

Trinidad and Tobago wins 2008 Olympic gold after Jamaican athlete found guilty of doping

January 28, 2017
Trinidad and Tobago wins 2008 Olympic gold after Jamaican athlete found guilty of doping PORT OF SPAIN, TRINIDAD -- Trinidad and Tobago's track and field relay team will soon have another gold medal -- nearly nine years after they ran the race. The stunning news that Nesta Carter -- part of the four-man relay team that powered through to win gold in the 4x100m event at the...

Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua brings the vibes to Super50 Tournament

January 28, 2017
Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua brings the vibes to Super50 Tournament ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Regional cricket made a successful return to the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua, when the venue hosted its first West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Super50 match on Wednesday afternoon. The newly-renovated facility staged the Zone A first round fixture...

Nevis makes a splash with annual cross channel swim

January 28, 2017
Nevis makes a splash with annual cross channel swim CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Many visitors come to Nevis by a quick and pleasant seven-minute ferry from St Kitts across the channel to Oualie Beach. On Sunday, March 26, 2017, swimmers will be taking that same path back to St Kitts for the annual Cross Channel Swim. The swim distance...

Golden edition of Antigua Sailing Week

January 27, 2017
Golden edition of Antigua Sailing Week ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- This year, Antigua Sailing Week is celebrating its 50th edition. Everybody wants to come to the party and it is not too late to take up the invitation. Eighty-four yachts have already entered and many more are expected to enjoy the memorable occasion. Whilst yachts from...

Magnificent fleet to compete in Superyacht Challenge Antigua

January 26, 2017
Magnificent fleet to compete in Superyacht Challenge Antigua ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The seventh edition of the Superyacht Challenge Antigua has attracted a magnificent fleet of yachts in excess of 80 feet to take part in daily pursuit races along the stunning south coast of Antigua. To date, 11 yachts have entered ranging from 82ft to 212ft -- schooners...

Sports Commentary: China could become axis of world football

January 26, 2017
Sports Commentary: China could become axis of world football The president of China has established a clear vision for football in China. That vision provides for China – by 2050 – to be a world football powerhouse. In the interim, by 2020, China plans on opening 20,000 specialist football schools and 70,000 football pitches; and having 30 million to...

Early indicators point to a strong yachting season for Antigua and Barbuda

January 25, 2017
Early indicators point to a strong yachting season for Antigua and Barbuda ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Antigua and Barbuda tourism officials and yachting stakeholders are optimistic about the 2017 sailing season, as the destination recognizes the 30th anniversary of the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta and 50th anniversary of Antigua Sailing Week. And, preparations for...

Horseracing on Nevis is not dead, says club president

January 25, 2017
Horseracing on Nevis is not dead, says club president CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- President of the Nevis Turf and Jockey Club, Allister Thompson, is adamant that horseracing on Nevis is not dead. In a brief exchange with the media on Monday, Thompson revealed that there is some ongoing work at the Indian Castle racetrack, as the track itself...

Attention on Antigua and Barbados for regional and international cricket

January 24, 2017
Attention on Antigua and Barbados for regional and international cricket ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The islands of Antigua and Barbuda and Barbados will become the centre of attention over the next six weeks as they get ready to host the Regional Super50 and the three One-Day-Internationals (ODI) – West Indies vs England. This all from January 25 to March 9.

RORC Caribbean 600 to kick off in Antigua next month

January 20, 2017
RORC Caribbean 600 to kick off in Antigua next month ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- Next month, more than 70 yachts are expected to take part in the RORC Caribbean 600, the Royal Ocean Racing Club's stunning race around 11 Caribbean islands. American yachts have had a winning streak in this classic offshore race, winning five out of eight...

Girl power in St Lucia: Inspiring social change through football

January 19, 2017
Girl power in St Lucia: Inspiring social change through football CASTRIES, St Lucia -- Sacred Sports Foundation (SSF) in Saint Lucia, is a FIFA-Football for Hope-supported NGO. Girls are part of an initiative spread across the island. A core aspect of the programme is creating a safe space through development and training in appropriate child safeguarding...

West Indies to host Pakistan

January 12, 2017
West Indies to host Pakistan ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies and Pakistan Cricket Boards have agreed to play three Tests, three One-Day-Internationals and two Twenty20 matches in the Caribbean from Monday, March 27 to Monday, May 15.  The series is scheduled to start in the twin-island of Trinidad and Tobago.

WICB appoints new director of cricket

January 11, 2017
WICB appoints new director of cricket ST JOHN’s, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed James ‘Jimmy’ Adams as its new director of cricket. The former head coach of the Kent County Cricket Club (2012 – 2016) officially took over the position on Tuesday. He has a three-year contract.

West Indies Women to have World Cup preparation camp in England

January 10, 2017
West Indies Women to have World Cup preparation camp in England ST JOHN’S, Antigua – West Indies Women’s team will have a two-week camp in England as part of their preparation for the International Cricket Council’s Women’s World Cup later this year. The Windies are the most improved team in women’s cricket and will look to add the...

WICB appoints new CEO

January 10, 2017
WICB appoints new CEO ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has appointed Johnny Grave as its new chief executive officer, following a rigorous recruitment process led by PricewaterhouseCoopers, Barbados. Grave joins the organisation with a wealth of experience from both the...

World Cup winners West Indies Under-19s to tour South Africa

January 9, 2017
World Cup winners West Indies Under-19s to tour South Africa ST JOHN’S, Antigua – The West Indies Under-19 team will have a seven-match tour of South Africa in mid-year as they continue preparation for the International Cricket Council’s Under-19 World Cup. West Indies won their first Under-19 World Cup in February 2016 in Bangladesh, under the....

Aragon wins the 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada

December 15, 2016
Aragon wins the 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race to Grenada PORT LOUIS, Grenada -- Arco Van Nieuwland and Andries Verder's Marten 72, Aragon has been declared the overall winner of the 2016 RORC Transatlantic Race and also the winner of IRC Zero. Skipper of the Dutch Maxi, Nicolas Lecarpentier collected the RORC Transatlantic Race...

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