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  • Photo of West Indies Legends call for dissolution of ‘obsolete’ WICB

    West Indies Legends call for dissolution of ‘obsolete’ WICB

    A host of West Indies legends including Garry Sobers, Viv Richards, Wes Hall and Andy Robertshave called upon the WICB to dissolve the board, in line with the CARICOM cricket review panel’s recommendation, and appoint an interim committee as part of the structural reforms that would enable the region’s cricket to “develop and flourish”. On April 14 in Grenada, converging…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Cricket governance sub-committee Chairman congratulates victorious Windies teams

    CARICOM Cricket governance sub-committee Chairman congratulates victorious Windies teams

    Prime Minister of Grenada and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, has congratulated the West Indies Men’s and Women’s teams on their heartwarming victories in the World T20 competitions earlier today. The Men’s team defeated England in the Finals by four wickets, with two balls remaining; scoring four consecutive sixes in the…

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  • Photo of Chairman of CARICOM’s cricket sub-committee extends best wishes to Teams Windies

    Chairman of CARICOM’s cricket sub-committee extends best wishes to Teams Windies

    Grenada’s Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket Governance, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell, extends best wishes, on behalf of the Prime Ministers of CARICOM, to the West Indies T-20 Men and Women’s teams, as they compete in the Finals of the World T-20 tournaments. Grenada’s Prime Minister and Chairman of the CARICOM Subcommittee on Cricket…

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  • Photo of CARICOM panel recommends WICB be dissolved

    CARICOM panel recommends WICB be dissolved

    The Independent Review Panel of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Sub-Committee on Cricket Governance has recommended that the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) be disbanded and an interim committee installed to run the affairs of cricket in the region, the Jamaica Observer can report. The review panel submitted the report to Caricom last week after three months of consultations, during which…

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  • Photo of Congratulations Jamaica: World Relays 2015

    Congratulations Jamaica: World Relays 2015

    JAMAICA added three more medals, including two gold on last night's second and final day of the 2nd IAAF World Relay Championships at the Thomas A Robinson Stadium in the Bahamas and went a far way to redemption after just two silvers on Saturday's opening session. The men's 4x200m team without World Record holder Usain Bolt retained their title while…

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  • Photo of CARICOM and WICB agree “way forward” for West Indies cricket

    CARICOM and WICB agree “way forward” for West Indies cricket

    ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada, Tuesday April 21, 2015, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the Caricom committee on cricket governance say they have ended a “productive” meeting where an agreement has been reached on “the way forward” for West Indies cricket. However both parties have declined to comment on the specifics of the agreement following their meeting which ran…

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  • Photo of It’s On!  Viv Richards Stadium Ready!

    It’s On!  Viv Richards Stadium Ready!

    Northsound, Antigua, April 13, 2015:     “It’s On – Viv Richards Stadium is ready,” were the words of Sports Minister the Hon. Chet Greene on Sunday, as Antigua and Barbuda gets set to host the first Test Match between West Indies and England. Earlier in the week, the Minister announced that the new replacement seats for the North Stand at the…

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  • Photo of Jamaica Land 85 Medals At 44th Carifta Games

    Jamaica Land 85 Medals At 44th Carifta Games

    COLLIN REID COURTESY OF SUPREME VENTURES AND COURTS) Jamaica's junior athletes once again proved they are the kings and queens of the Caribbean with another dominant display at the annual Carifta Games after amassing 85 medals at the 44th staging of the championships which ended at the newly renamed Kim Collins Stadium in Basseterre, St Kitts, yesterday. The Jamaicans won…

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  • Photo of Silver Jubilee Stadium to be renamed in honour of Kim Collins

    Silver Jubilee Stadium to be renamed in honour of Kim Collins

    Kittitian World Champion sprinter Kim Collins will receive a significant honour in the renaming of the Silver Jubilee Stadium as the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium. “We are celebrating a young man whose life represents the true values of St Kitts and Nevis. The values of hard work, sacrifice, persistence, preparation, humility, and consistency have been the catalyst as well as…

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  • Photo of Barbados To Host Golden Oldies Cricket Festival

    Barbados To Host Golden Oldies Cricket Festival

    Barbados has won the bid to host the 2017 Golden Oldies World Cricket Festival, an international tournament for semi-professional and retired players. Local cricketing legends, the Right Excellent Sir Garfield Sobers and Joel Garner, have joined a delegation led by Alvin Jemmott, Chairman of the Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. (BTMI), to promote the tournament in Cape Town, South Africa at…

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