Sports

T20-Million dollar Pro League set for region next year

ST JOHN’S, Antigua,  CMC – A multi-million dollar Twenty20 professional league will take flight in the Caribbean late next year after the West Indies Cricket Board announced yesterday it had signed an agreement with Barbados-based merchant bank Verus International to stage the lucrative venture.

Alpha United coach confident

…but says players will do the talking on field

By Emmerson Campbell While Alpha United is said to be talented enough to defeat every opponent they face in the 23rd edition of the Kashif and Shanghai Football Tournament, coach Wayne Dover is more cautious, shrugging off the praise and pointing out that preparation and team work are the keys to victory.

UG footballers hoping to win and entertain

-Fruta Conquerors trying to avoid complacency

Not necessarily known for their silky moves, the University of Guyana Football Club (UGFC) will try to silence the doubters when they participate in the GFA/Banks Beer Knockout Tournament.

England fight back versus India

(BBC) Debutant Joe Root and Matt Prior led England’s fightback against India on an attritional first day in Nagpur yesterday. After winning the toss England slumped to 139-5 on a slow and low wicket, but Root (31 not out) and Prior (34 no) helped the tourists recover to 199-5.

Sport Minister mulling FIFA intervention

By Iva Wharton Sport Minister Dr. Frank Anthony yesterday said he is considering writing a letter to FIFA, the world governing body on football, seeking their intervention to bring an end to the impasse between the GFF and GFA.

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