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Australia, New Zealand pull out of Rugby World Cup

Australia, New Zealand pull out of Rugby World Cup


Australia and New Zealand have pulled out of the Rugby League World Cup because of “player welfare and safety concerns” related to Covid-19. The men’s, women’s and wheelchair events are scheduled to take place in England this autumn. New Zealan...

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Doubt over Aussie, Pakistan tours

Doubt over Aussie, Pakistan tours


A cloud of uncertainty now hangs over the remainder of Australia’s tour of the Caribbean, and the subsequent Pakistan tour starting next week, after “a non-playing member of the West Indies staff” tested positive yesterday for COVID-19. Consequent...

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Non-playing WI team member tests positive for COVID-19

Non-playing WI team member tests positive for COVID-19


A non-playing member of West Indies tested positive for COVID-19 and the second One-day International cricket match against Australia was postponed before a ball was bowled. Cricket West Indies (CWI) said this decision was taken after the toss at ...

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UPDATE: Second ODI suspended because of COVID-19 case

UPDATE: Second ODI suspended because of COVID-19 case


The Cricket Australia website reported the second One-Day International between West Indies and Australia has been suspended after a positive case of COVID-19 was confirmed moments before play. The report said confirmation came only minutes before...

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Report: Positive COVID test at Oval

Report: Positive COVID test at Oval


The start of the second One-Day International cricket match between West Indies and Australia has been delayed. Cricinfo is reporting a positive COVID-19 test at Kensington Oval and all players are said to be going into isolation. More details ...

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Aussies win the toss, batting vs Windies in second ODI

Aussies win the toss, batting vs Windies in second ODI


West Indies will field, after Australia won the toss and chose to bat in the second One-day International at Kensington Oval. Both teams have made one change apiece – Shai Hope replaces Shimron Hetmyer for the Windies, and Riley Meredith replaces ...

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Director of Olympics opening ceremony dismissed

Director of Olympics opening ceremony dismissed


The show director of the Olympics opening ceremony was dismissed, one day before the event is due to be held. Footage of Kentaro Kobayashi from the 1990s recently emerged in which he seems to be making jokes about the Holocaust. Japan’s Olympic...

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BHF hoping to host festival

BHF hoping to host festival


Despite being a month behind on improvements to their Wildey base, the Barbados Hockey Federation (BHF) is optimistic they can host their annual Hockey Festival in August, once COVID-19 protocols permit play. Those improvements include the repair ...

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Chadee and Whitehall shine with doubles

Chadee and Whitehall shine with doubles


Winnipeg – Reigning champion jockey Antonio Whitehall won twice while Trinidadian Stanley Chadee Jr added another brace, as the pair dominated the seven-race card at Assiniboia Downs on Monday in Manitoba. Barbadian Whitehall captured race five wi...

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Batting collapse sinks Windies against Aussies in first ODI

Batting collapse sinks Windies against Aussies in first ODI


Inept batting from West Indies and a destructive spell from Mitchell Starc overshadowed a career-best spell from Hayden Walsh Jr, and Australia crashed the return of international cricket to Barbados with a comprehensive, 133-run win under the Duckwo...