Tag: World Cup


FIFA Set To Keep World Cup Four-Team Group Format In 2026

The 2026 World Cup will maintain the four-team group stage format rather than change to three, FIFA has confirmed. With the next iteration of the tournament in the United States, Mexico, and Canada seeing the number of competing teams increase from 32 to 48, the intention had been to have 16 groups of three teams. However, it is believed the […]


Windies Women Harbor Hopes Of World Cup Semi-Final Spot

West Indies 116 for 6 (Williams 30, Dar 2-13) beat Pakistan 113 for 5 (Riaz 29, Matthews 2-14) by three runs. Hayley Matthews again led from the front with her second Player-of-the-Match award in a row as West Indies beat Pakistan in a last-ball thriller. The skipper made 20 at the top of the order and grabbed two crucial wickets […]


European Teams: Won’t Wear ‘One Love’ Armband At World Cup

The climbdown by seven teams following a FIFA threat came just before some captains were expected to wear the armbands. Seven European teams – including former champions Germany and England – have abandoned plans for their captains to wear a rainbow armband in support of LGBTQ rights at the football World Cup in Qatar, citing the threat of disciplinary action from FIFA. […]


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 […]


Jamaica Reggae Girlz Thrash Cayman Islands 9-Nil

Jamaica’s Reggae Girlz were in a no-nonsense mood in their group “C” CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying game, thrashing hosts the Cayman Islands 9-0 at the Truman Bodden Stadium, on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The Reggae Girlz are on nine points from three starts, the same as the Dominican Republic. However, the Girlz have a superior goal difference. The Jamaicans have […]


‘Complete Package’ Selected For ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, Says Walsh

With the West Indies, Women’s 15-member squad selected for the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in New Zealand, Head Coach Courtney Walsh believes they have the best combination possible to compete in the pinnacle women’s cricket event. “We wanted the complete package with regards to batting, bowling, and fielding. The 18 players that we have here is what we as […]


West Indies Name Squad For ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup In New Zealand

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -Cricket West Indies (CWI) Women’s Selection Panel today named the 15-member West Indies Women’s squad to participate in the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup, to be played in New Zealand from March 4 to April 3. Stafanie Taylor, one of the leading all-rounders in the history of the game will lead the squad, with off-spinner Anisa Mohammed […]


Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz Bite The Dust

Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz ambition to reach the World Cup set for Qatar this year all but vanished when Costa Rica beat them 1-0 on home soil last evening. It was a must win contest for the Boyz at the National Stadium, but the Costa Rican proved to be the better team on the park. Joel Campbell scored the decisive goal […]


CWI Names West Indies Rising Stars U19 Squad For ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup

The Cricket West Indies (CWI) Selection Panel announced the West Indies Rising Stars U19s 15-member squad and five reserves for the ICC U19 Men’s Cricket World Cup to be played in the West Indies in January-February 2022. The squad will be led by Ackeem Auguste, the left-handed middle-order batsman, with allrounder Giovonte Depeiza, as the vice-captain. They were also at the helm […]


Five Intriguing Players That May Decide Who Wins the T-20 World Cup

The adage in sports is that stars win matches. As we head into the 2021 T-20 World Cup, the weight of nations, or in the case of the West Indies, an entire region is on the shoulders of the big stars. The pressure is on household names like Chris Gayle, David Warner, Virat Kohli, Babar Azam, and Trent Boult. However, […]