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Eye on World Cup

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — England enter the homestretch of World Cup preparation with a five-match one-day international series beginning today at Kensington Oval against a West Indies team seeking to feed off the success of their Test side. Read More

Meadforest buoyed by transition to KSAFA Super League

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

Head coach of promoted Meadforest FC, Karume Huie expressed some amount of contentment that the process of reformation is beginning to take shape, following their 3-1 victory over fellow newcomers Constant Spring in their Zone A Magnum KSAFA Super League football match on the weekend at... Read More

Photos: Eye on World Cup Windies, England open ODI series today

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

West Indiescricketers John Campbell (left) and Nicholas Pooran, and (below) England cricketers Jonny Bairstow (left) and Moeen Ali train yesterday — ahead of the first ODI at Kensington Oval, Bridgetown, Barbados today. Read More

Cook confident England can end World Cup drought

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — Alastair Cook believes England can end decades of World Cup disappointment with a triumph on home soil this year. Read More

India cricket star calls for Pakistan World Cup boycott

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

NEW DELHI, India (AFP) — Spin star Harbhajan Singh has called for India to boycott their World Cup game against Pakistan in June, in protest against a Kashmir attack which left more than 40 paramilitaries dead. Read More

Semenya says gender rules 'do not empower anyone'

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AFP) — Double Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya said yesterday that proposed rules which would oblige her to lower her testosterone levels “do not empower anyone”. Read More

Colonial to sponsor Super50, home series

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Cricket West Indies on Monday unveiled Bermuda-based insurance company Colonial Group International as the title sponsors of the Regional Super50 domestic championship. Read More

Durant wins MVP, sparks Team LeBron comeback at NBA All-Star Game

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Kevin Durant scored 31 points and picked up the MVP award as Team LeBron rallied from a 20-point deficit to outgun Team Giannis 178-164 in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game on Sunday night. Read More

Impressive win for Morris in SMS Flights Classic

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

Sean Morris captured the SMS (Scientific and Medical Supplies) Flights Classic title in stellar style with steady and impressive rounds of three under par 67 each day. Read More

Peace at last between 'Special One' and Wenger

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

MONACO, Principality of Monaco (AFP) — Arsene Wenger received the Laureus Lifetime Achievement Award on Monday, but it was the glowing tribute from the unlikeliest of sources, Jose Mourinho, that caught the eye. Read More

Gayle launches farewell year with bruising century

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — Chris Gayle's 24th one-day international century anchored the West Indies to a formidable total of 360 for eight batting first against England in the day/night first fixture of a five-match series at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday. Read More

West Indies 360-8 vs England in 1st ODI

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — West Indies made 360-8 from 50 overs in the first one-day international against England at the Kensington Oval in Barbados on Wednesday:West Indies 360-8 (Chris Gayle 135, Shai Hope 64; Ben Stokes 3-37, Adil Rashid 3-74) Read More

World Cup 'firsts' still vivid for West Indies hero Lloyd

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — The children playing cricket in the unlikely setting of London's Trafalgar Square could have been forgiven for not knowing the identity of the grey-haired gentleman loping between the wickets. Read More

Windies bat first in opening England ODI

Wednesday, February, 20 2019    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AFP) — West Indies captain Jason Holder won the toss and chose to bat first against England in the day/night first one-day international of their five-match series in Barbados on Wednesday. Read More

Waite frustrated, Peart pleased after stalemate

Tuesday, February, 19 2019    

WITH the regular season winding down and the result of each match becoming increasingly important, the Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) contest between fifth-place Arnett Gardens FC and sixth-place UWI FC appeared large on Sunday. Read More



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