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WIPA condemns Chanderpaul sacking

Wavell Hinds

(Trinidad Express) The president and the executive of the West Indies Players’ Association on Wednesday responded to the dropping of veteran Shivnarine Chanderpaul, expressing its “immense disappointment .” In a release, WIPA described Chanderpaul as, “a man who has given over two decades of service to West Indies cricket.” The players body said the treatment is especially disturbing since it has come after a statement made by WICB President Dave Cameron where he stated; “.at the end of a long and illustrious career like Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s we want to ensure that whatever we do, it is well respected and that he knows and the region knows how much we value his services to West Indies cricket.” Chanderpaul the WICB/ WIPA Test Cricketer of the Year for 2014 was not selected by the WICB to play in the upcoming home series against Australia. 0

 Knights slay West Side Warriors

‘King of the Hard Court’ basketball

Knights dismissed West Side Warriors 59-41 in a rescheduled Open Divisional affair when the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association (GABA) ‘King of the Hard Court’ Championship continued on Wednesday. 0

U.S arrests top FIFA officials

— Nine FIFA officials, five corporate executives indicted; Authorities seek arrests of others - U.S. prosecutors

Rafael Esquivel

ZURICH/NEW YORK, (Reuters) – The world’s most popular sport was plunged into turmoil yesterday as seven powerful soccer figures were arrested on U.S. 0