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Triumphant homecoming

-Christopher Gayle finds his true place in international cricket playing for the West Indies and not the many T20 teams that covet his talents

Ernest Hilaire

Simon Doull’s take on Chris Gayle’s eventual return to the West Indies team is, no doubt, widely, if not unanimously, shared throughout the Caribbean.

Sills described as hard working hockey official

Hockey players form an arch with their hockey sticks as the body of the late former national hockey player and administrator Gregory Sills leaves the First Assembly of God Church on Durban Street yesterday. (Aubrey Crawford photo)

Former national hockey player and  administrator Gregory Sills was described as an affable  and hard working individual who was always willing to serve  as sports administrators, friends and relatives paid tribute to him at a funeral service held yesterday at the First Assembly of God Church on Durban Street, K.A.

Caribbean Airlines takes cricket coaching to a new level

The future of cricket locally and regionally got a major boost recently when Caribbean Airlines assisted a number of top local cricket coaches in attending the Cricket Australia Level Three Coaching Programme in Florida According to a press release, the coaching programme, the first of its kind in this region, will see local coaches attaining a Level Three International Distinction and gaining valuable insight into the newest teaching methods to bring out the best in regional sporting talent Coach Rajindra Dhanraj reflected

J/ca win U-17 c/ships

Scarborough, Tobago — Jamaica defeated  Windward Islands by seven wickets in fifth and final round  yesterday to win the West Indies Cricket Board’s Under-17 Tournament.

Wiggins takes Tour reins, Froome wins stage

LA PLANCHE DES BELLES FILLES, France, (Reuters) – Bradley Wiggins and his Team Sky made their ambitions clear in the first mountain stage of the Tour de France, sweeping both the overall lead, the stage win and the King of the mountains jersey at La Planche des Belles Filles yesterday.

Two more fall to Nicolette, Pollard stunned

Out of his league: Caribbean Under 15 Champion had no chance against Guyana’s world class women’s squash star Nicolette Fernandes. (Orlando Charles photo)

Not even the quickness, agility and outstanding mobility of Nyron Joseph could shake world class squash star Nicolette Fernandes in her campaign in the men’s draw as she claimed yet another straight-game win en-route to the semifinal of the Digicel Senior National Squash Championships last night at the Georgetown Club.

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