New York, May 18 (IANS/CMC) Three-time Olympic gold medallist and four-time World champion Veronica Campbell-Brown will lead about three dozen Caribbean athletes in the Adidas Grand Prix here next week.
Port of Spain, May 15 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will earn $4.5 million each year from their deal with Verus International, the owners of the Caribbean Premier League (CPL), a WICB Director has announced. The WICB earnings will also include an annual licence fee of 1.5 million which takes inflation rates into account, director Baldath Mahabir has stated. "The West Indies Cricket Board was running the regional T20 tournament and was losing $3 million a year because there were no sponsors," said Mahabir Tuesday
London, May 15 (IANS/CMC) Former Trinidad and Tobago International Dennis Lawrence has become the first man from the Caribbean on the coaching staff of the English FA Cup Champions. Lawrence is an assistant coach to Roberto Martinez, manager of Wigan Athletic which activated the history making feat by producing the biggest FA Cup Final upset for 25 years when they beat Manchester City one-nil over the weekend.
St. Lucia, a tiny island nation of 176,000 people in the eastern Caribbean, held its first Indian Arrival Day programme to commemorate the arrival of the first group of Indian indentured workers over a century and a half ago.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 11 (IANS/CMC) Organisers have released the schedule of matches for the inaugural Caribbean Premier League (CPL) to be played in July and August. Barbados take on St.
Doha, May 11 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's two-time Olympic 100-metre champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce sped to victory in the women's 200m at the season's first Diamond League meet in Doha. Fraser-Pryce clocked 22.48 seconds to lead a Jamaica domination of the top spots with Sherone Simpson securing second spot in 22.73 seconds in a race held Friday. Simpson was followed by France's Myriam Soumare while another Jamaican, Samantha Henry Robinson was fourth in 22.97 seconds.
London, May 10 (IANS/CMC) Former Trinidad and Tobago footballer Dwight Yorke says Alex Ferguson's departure as manager of Manchester United will be a blow to the club. Ferguson will step down at the end of the season after 26 years in charge. Yorke who spent four years playing for United under Ferguson's management feels his departure will be "a shock to the system", reports CMC.
Port of Spain, May 7 (IANS) A terrified 46-year-old Indian-origin woman in Trinidad and Tobago is seeking security for her and her three children from this country's government following the unsolved killings of her husband and father-in-law and threats to her.
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding believes the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) represents an excellent opportunity for the development of professional cricket in the region. The 59-year-old, known for his strident criticism of the shortest form of the game, said the CPL was special as it had the potential to give birth to a new generation of professional cricketers in the Caribbean. He has signed on as the ambassador for the development programme, reports
Port of Spain, April 30 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies cricketer Bryan Davis says the side's progress in Test cricket could suffer if they do not get more matches under their belt. Davis was reacting to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) announcement that Pakistan's upcoming tour of the Caribbean will not include Tests