|Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Last Updated Sunday, May 19, 2013
Lara not worried about team contract delay
By Simon Evans
KINGSTON, Jamaica - World Cup hosts West Indies have yet to receive their contracts for the tournament but captain Brian Lara was hopeful the issue can be resolved.
"The West Indies Cricket Board are going to handle that part of it. Our job is to get on with the World Cup and to perform well. Hopefully...Read More...
Lara pleased with team's performance
KINGSTON, Jamaica - West Indies captain Brian Lara, has said he was pleased with the performance of his team, which defeated Pakistan in the first ICC World Cup Cricket (CWC) match held at Sabina Park Tuesday, March 13.
Speaking to journalists at the post match press conference, Lara said that "all in all it was a good team performance...Read More...
Past Windies players heralded as ICC CWC 2007 begins
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday March 13, patrons in the stands at the newly refurbished Sabina Park in Jamaica cheered with delight as members of the 1975 and 1979 West Indies teams, that won the first two Cricket World Cups, walked briskly onto the field, lead by then captain and current West Indies team coordinator,...Read More...
Jamaica’s Prime Minister receives International Olympic Committee's (IOC) Award
SWITZERLAND - Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller was presented with the International Olympic Association (IOC) Women and Sport World Award for 2007, for being a political voice for the good of women and sport on Thursday, March 8.
The award was presented to the Prime Minister by the IOC President, Jacques Rogge, at a special...Read More...
International Track & Field Classic comes to South Florida!
FT. LAUDERDALE - Zion Global Athletic in its ongoing efforts to support and heighten the profile of aspiring athletes, is producing an International Track & Field Meet, slated for Saturday, April 7, 2007, and will be held at the Westminister Sports Complex, Fort Lauderdale.
This Meet will be the inaugural launching for Z.G.A in...Read More...
South Florida organization set to make donation to Jamaican Basketball Association
FT. LAUDERDALE - The top senior boys and girls from Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach will participate in the South Florida All-Star Basketball Tournament on March 10th and 17th, 2007.
Presented by Tournament of Champions, a non-profit organization based in South Florida, the event gives seniors a last chance opportunity to showcase...Read More...
Canadian Cricket Executive predicts West Indies victory
TORONTO, Canada – From the snow of Canada, Howard Petrook predicts sunny days ahead for the West Indies team at the ICC Cricket World Cup which gets under away in St. Lucia and across the Caribbean next month. Petrook foresaw a Windies win even though he is 1st Vice President of the Canadian Cricket Association (CCA) which is mounting...Read More...
Barbados Government investing in development of sports
BARBADOS - Four local sports associations, namely netball, volleyball, basketball and badminton, will have the use of the facilities at the Garfield Sobers Gymnasium at no cost to them from the next financial year.
The fees of approximately $1.6 million for use of the Gymnasium for a full domestic season will be borne by the National...Read More...
A boost to Jamaica’s Sports Tourism: Serena and Venus Williams tour
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaica’s Ministry of Tourism, Entertainment & Culture has taken another step in its thrust to position Jamaica at the helm of the lucrative global Sports Tourism Industry.
Jamaica’s Minister of Tourism, Entertainment & Culture, the Honourable Aloun Assamba, has said that the imminent visit of the Williams Sisters,...Read More...
Barbadian tennis coach serves up sports tourism tips
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – On the eve of the ICC Cricket World Cup in the Caribbean, one of Canada’s leading tennis professional coaches, Barbadian Lionel Eli wants Caribbean governments to invest more heavily in sports tourism.
Eli, who is currently in Barbados with members of his Toronto-based tennis academy, said the region is...Read More...
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