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The Jamaica Tallawahs Stops Barbados Royals’ In Its Track

The Jamaica Tallawahs have stopped the Barbados Royals’ in its track in heading for qualification in the playoff at the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) with a shellacking to give the Bajan side their first defeat of the season on Thursday at the Queen’s Park Oval. The Tallawahs won in the nick of time by 6 runs on Duckworth/Lewis in what turned […]

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West Indies Name Squad For ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel today announced the West Indies squad for the upcoming International Cricket Council’s (ICC) Men’s T20 World Cup. The panel confirmed the fifteen (15) players who represent the West Indies for the eighth ICC T20 World Cup, which will be played in Australia from October 16 to November 13.  The West Indies are the only team to […]

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Tropical Storm Fiona Forces Postponement Of 1st CG United Women’s ODI Between West Indies vs New Zealand

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI), in conjunction with the New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Team Management, have agreed to the postponement of the 1st CG United One Day International scheduled for Friday 16 September, due to the passage of Tropical Storm Fiona, which is likely to pass over Antigua and the Leeward Islands on Friday. CWI and NZC will confirm […]

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Tourists’ Arrival In Bahamas Ratchet Up To Over 500%

Up to the end of July, The Bahamas welcomed 3.6 million tourists. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Investments, and Aviation Chester Cooper said the figure represents more than a 500% increase over last year. Mr. Cooper said it has become standard that the Nassau Cruise Port regularly brings in 21,000 passengers daily, while on average, 11,000 travelers pass […]

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Elon Musk Gets Shareholders’ Vote For Twitter Takeover

Twitter shareholders endorsed Elon Musk’s takeover of the company’s platform, billed at $44 billion, at a value of $54.20 per share. The company’s stock opened at just under $41 per share, nearly 25% below the deal price. The vote came days after Musk’s third letter to Twitter seeking to terminate their deal, with this one pegged to a purported $7.75 […]

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No Letup In US High Inflation

Fast rising prices continued to plague the US economy last month, though a drop in petrol costs provided some relief. The annual inflation rate fell to 8.3% in August. That was down from 8.5% in July, marking the second month of decline. But the costs of food, housing, and medical care continued to surge, disappointing economists expecting more widespread easing. […]

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Matthews Leads West Indies Women’s CG United ODI Squad Against New Zealand

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – Cricket West Indies (CWI) today announced a seventeen-member provisional squad to take on New Zealand Women in three CG United One Day Internationals (ODIs) from September 16-22 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua.  Newly appointed captain Hayley Matthews leads the squad, which sees the return of the experienced Natasha McLean. The squad was selected with […]

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Charles Half-Century Pushes Kings To Nail Biting Win Over Tallawahs

An explosive half-century from man-of-the-match Johnson Charles powered the St Lucia Kings to a narrow 2-wicket win over Jamaica Tallawahs, with one ball remaining, in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Wednesday. Chasing a target of 163 for 8, Charles hammered four 4s and four 6s in a crucial 62 from 39 balls, which guided the Kings’ effort from the […]

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Former CWI President Dave Cameron Calls For Holistic Approach To Managing West Indies Cricket

Former Cricket West Indies (CWI) president Dave Cameron believes the regional body will continue to struggle with having its best players consistently available as long as cricket’s current model remains. With lucrative deals available all over the globe in recent years, it has become more difficult for boards like CWI and New Zealand Cricket always to have their best players […]

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Reggae Girlz Captain Shaw Says Learning Experience From Two Match Tour Loss

Jamaica Reggae Girlz captain Khadijah Shaw has labeled the just concluded two-match tour of South Korea as a valuable learning experience, despite the team losing both matches. Following a 1-0 loss to their Asian counterparts on Saturday, the team closed out the tour with a 2-0 defeat on Wednesday.  Despite the results, the tour that was earmarked as an opportunity […]