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Dominica at its best,  says Hunte

03 June 2010

ST JOHN’S – Dominica has come in for lavish praise from West Indies Cricket Board president Julian Hunte for its successful hosting of the One-Day double-header against South Africa  last weekend. "The event was very well organised and we saw two very good days of cricket... Read More

Rangers just waiting for crown

03 June 2010

Double crown champions CO Williams Rangers are playing the waiting game, following the completion of all their Division One matches in the Barbados Netball Association’s League Competition. Read More

Combermere knock out Alleyne

03 June 2010

Defending champions Alleyne School were bounced out of the Barbados Secondary Schools’ Netball League’s Under-13 Competition on Tuesday evening at the Netball Stadium. Read More

Capello With England to 2012

02 June 2010

LONDON— Fabio Capello signed a contract amendment Wednesday to ensure he stays as England coach until the 2012 European Championship. Read More

South Africans Will Back Brazil in World Cup

02 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG  — If the Bafana Bafana are eliminated at the World Cup, look for South Africans to turn their support to five-time champion Brazil. Read More

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Serena Loses At French Open

02 June 2010

PARIS  — Top-ranked Serena Williams was eliminated in the French Open quarterfinals Wednesday, squandering a match point and losing to Australian spoiler Samantha Stosur, 6-2, 6-7 (2), 8-6. Read More

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Short season 'stunting' umpires

02 June 2010

A SENIOR West Indies umpire has raised his finger on the short,  scaled-down regional first-class  cricket season. International Cricket Council (ICC) panel umpire Billy Doctrove  says that the limited amount of cricket which is played at that level in the Caribbean... Read More

Straughn new NSC chairman

02 June 2010

TWO-TIME Olympian Seibert Straughn is to replace his former Lodge School colleague Henry Inniss as chairman of the National Sports Council (NSC). Straughn, 42,  a long-striding 400-metre runner during his heyday, represented Barbados at the Olympic Games in South Korea... Read More

Road tennis' cul-de-sac

02 June 2010

ROAD TENNIS in Barbados is in the doldrums and no one is seemingly motivated enough to give this indigenous sport the push it badly needs to lift it to new heights. Think for a moment about the many speeches we have heard about the potential of road tennis to become... Read More

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Benn keeps place, loses fee

01 June 2010

Sulieman Benn gets to keep his place in the West Indies squad but has lost his entire match fee from last Sunday's One Day International versus South Africa. The West Indies Cricket Board today confirmed in a statement that the Barbadian left arm spinner will pay the... Read More

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Captain's log

01 June 2010

THERE IS NO RIFT in the West Indies team and the players aren't partygoers. Embattled captain Chris Gayle made this clear here last weekend following their sixth straight defeat - two Twenty20s and four One-Day Internationals - at the hands of South Africa in the... Read More

WIPA bashes Hilaire's comments

01 June 2010

APOLOGISE! That's what the West Indies Players Association (WIPA) wants CEO of the West Indies Cricket Board, Dr Ernest Hilaire, to do for several comments made during a panel discussion here last week. Hilaire criticised the lack of development of West Indies players,... Read More

31 called to Under-19 training

01 June 2010

THIRTY-ONE PLAYERS have been invited to training and practice sessions by the Barbados Cricket Association (BCA) in preparation for this year's TCL Group West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Under-19 Competition. It will be held in St Lucia from July 6 to August 5.... Read More

'No terrorist threat yet'

01 June 2010

JOHANNESBURG - The World Cup faces no terror threat at the moment, according to South Africa's police minister, who dismissed speculation less than two weeks before the tournament opens about plots by groups ranging from al-Qaeda to homegrown white militants. Police... Read More

Jack after Three Move title

01 June 2010

BARBADOS' JACK is looking to become the king of United States draughts. Reigning Barbados National Draughts Go-As-You-Please champ Jack Francis has his sights set on toppling the status quo when the United States National Three Move Restriction Tournament in Springfield,... Read More

Pacer thrown out

01 June 2010

HAMILTON - Fast bowler Malachi Jones has been thrown out of the Bermuda squad for the remainder of the World Cricket League Americas Region Division 1 50 overs tournament being staged here for breaking team rules, the Royal Gazette newspaper has reported. It emerged... Read More

Butts: Door open for Samuels

01 June 2010

ROSEAU - Chairman of West Indies selectors Clyde Butts said the door was still open to Jamaican batsman Marlon Samuels, who recently completed a two-year playing ban. In an interview here over the weekend, Butts said once the stylish Jamaican batsman returned to... Read More

Pakistan 'home' games in UAE

01 June 2010

ISLAMABAD - Pakistan will play its 'home' series against South Africa in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) later this year due to foreign teams' continuing security concerns about touring in Pakistan. The Pakistan Cricket Board announced the itinerary yesterday, with Dubai... Read More

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Cricket centre takes in first students

01 June 2010

THERE WAS NO SOUNDING of trumpets or the blowing of bugles as the future of West Indies cricket was quietly ushered in at the High Performance Centre at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill yesterday morning, with the start of training for 15 of the young,... Read More

Sonics' boom too much for Bulls

01 June 2010

by JUSTIN MARVILLE   SAY WHAT YOU WILL about these Clapham Bulls, at least they're still breaking records. For the second time in as many games the listless Act II Popcorn Bulls set a new mark in futility, replacing their previous Premier League basketball season-low... Read More

Sonics' boom too much for Bulls

31 May 2010

SAY WHAT YOU WILL about these Clapham Bulls, at least they're still breaking records. For the second time in as many games the listless Act II Popcorn Bulls set a new mark in futility, replacing their previous Premier League basketball season-low by scoring just 18... Read More

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