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  • Photo of Report highlighting the current state and future prospects of West Indies Cricket to be submitted to CARICOM Heads

    Report highlighting the current state and future prospects of West Indies Cricket to be submitted to CARICOM Heads

    Friday 3 May 2024 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown): Dr the Hon. Keith Rowley, Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, announced that a report will be compiled on the future growth of West Indies Cricket when Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Heads meet in July in Grenada. This report will provide a comprehensive and reliable assessment of the current state and future…

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  • Photo of Jamaica’s Atkinson wins 50m breaststroke gold in Beijing

    Jamaica’s Atkinson wins 50m breaststroke gold in Beijing

    Jamaican Olympian Alia Atkinson was comfortably first in the women’s 50m breaststroke, adding yet another gold medal to her collection, at the 2018 FINA World Cup, in Beijing on Sunday. Atkinson, the world record holder in the event, got off to fast start before pulling away from the rest of the field to touch the wall first in 29.16.  The…

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  • Photo of Seriously re-examine cricket recommendations – PM Mitchell

    Seriously re-examine cricket recommendations – PM Mitchell

    Outgoing Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Dr. the Rt. Hon. Keith Mitchell, is calling for a serious re-examination of the recommendations of the Governance Review Panel on Cricket. In his address to the opening of the Twenty-Ninth Intersessional Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of CARICOM on Monday in Haiti, the Grenada Prime Minister raised West Indies cricket as…

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  • Photo of WICB coaches workshop a success

    WICB coaches workshop a success

    BRIDGETOWN—As part of its continued efforts to enhance coaches’ education, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) hosted another key initiative with a two-day workshop to deal directly with the bowling actions of players across the region. Richard Done, the International Cricket Council’s (ICC’s) High Performance Manager, conducted the programme “Identifying and Rehabilitating Suspect Bowling Actions” — the aim to assist…

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  • Photo of Culture and Sports – centre-stage at CARICOM Heads Meeting

    Culture and Sports – centre-stage at CARICOM Heads Meeting

    Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, The Bahamas, Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson  (r) presenting a gift of publications on Bahamian culture and sports to the Most Honorable P.J Patterson, former Prime Minister of Jamaica, after the opening session of the Twenty-Sixth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of  CARICOM Heads of Government. Sharing in the moment are the Rt. Hon. Perry…

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  • CARICOM partners with WICB to boost schools

    Schools throughout the Caribbean Community are being given an opportunity to vie for cricket nets as part of a new initiative announced by the Georgetown based Caricom Secretariat yesterday called the “Pitch in Schools Project”. The project will provide primary and secondary schools with an opportunity to vie for the construction of cricket net facilities or an upgrade to such…

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