PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Convenor of selectors, Roger Harper, has hailed the improved batting of the white-ball unit as one of the positives for West Indies in recent months.
The local rugby community is now mourning the loss of former President and stalwart of the union, Colonel (Ret’d) John Lewis who passed away on Tuesday night.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Apr 8, CMC – Legendary fast bowler Michael Holding has given a thumbs up to some of the initial moves made by the new Ricky Skerritt-led Cricket West Indies administration, and believes one of the major achievements so far is the renewed commitment by players to represent the embattled regional side.
Much has been raved about Guyana’s recent success during the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Professional Cricket League Regional Four-Day Tournament after the South Americans won the title for five consecutive years up until they were dethroned by Barbados in this year’s season shortened by two rounds because of the coronavirus pandemic. Leon Johnson and his troops are deserving of all the praise, so too are coaches Eusan Crandon and Rayon Griffith who are among the architects of Guyana’s winning combinations. But something is amiss.
Cricket West Indies (CWI) Chief Executive Officer, Johnny Grave has expressed optimism that the body can resume cricket within the scheduled timeframe.
Ben Stokes has become the first Englishman since 2005 to be named Wisden’s leading cricketer in the world.
CAPE TOWN, (Reuters) – Cricket South Africa (CSA) will introduce fitness clauses into player contracts in the future in a bid to set minimum standards for selection, national team coach Mark Boucher said yesterday.
BERN, (Reuters) – FIFA president Gianni Infantino has said that football will be “totally different” when it re-starts after the coronavirus.
(Reuters) – The organisers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have strongly denied allegations from the U.S.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – While football is on hold throughout the world because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Jamaica international Kemar Lawrence will be working to ensure he maintains his top form for when he makes his debut with topflight Belgian club RSC Anderlecht.
MADRID, (Reuters) – Real Madrid’s playing and coaching staff have voluntarily agreed to take a wage cut of between 10 and 20 percent this year to help the club deal with the stoppage caused by the coronavirus outbreak, the La Liga side said in a statement yesterday.
ROME, (Reuters) – Italy’s football federation (FIGC) has begun to draw up medical guidelines for a possible re-start of Serie A, which has been suspended since March 9 because of the coronavirus outbreak.
BERLIN, (Reuters) – Bundesliga club Schalke 04 have asked season ticket holders to waive their right to a rebate and help the cash-strapped club through the lockdown due to the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Jameis Winston wants to beat Tom Brady and win Super Bowls one day, but for now he’s taking the high road after the “G.O.A.T”
A bat used by New York Yankees great Lou Gehrig has sold for more than $1 million.
(Reuters) – Wales’ top rugby players will take a 25% pay cut after the Professional Rugby Board (PRB) said yesterday it had reached an agreement with the Welsh Rugby Players’ Association (WRPA) to reduce salaries during the coronavirus crisis.
Guyana’s fittest man, Dillon Mahadeo, still has his hard hat on in preparation for the Reebok CrossFit Games even as there is some speculation that the event may not take place because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The uniqueness of siblings representing a team has often captivated spectators.
If you were going to tell the history of cricket in a handful of objects, the purple, wide-brimmed hat would be one of them There’s solace in the old clips, especially of cricket.
In what has become a tradition over the past few years, the annual Canada-based Tranzac Cricket Academy tour to Guyana has been cancelled for 2020.