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SENIOR OFFICIAL PRAISES REGION’S READINESS FOR T20 WORLD CUP

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Preparations for the eagerly anticipated ICC Women’s Twenty20 World Cup are on schedule as the region prepares to host the event in November. Fawwaz Baksh, head of operations for the event, expressed satisfaction following a recent visit to all three venues by officials from the …

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JOSEPH IN TRAINING SQUAD FOR LEEWARDS TOURNAMENT

ST JOHN’S, Antigua (CMC) — Test star Alzarri Joseph heads a 23-man training squad named by the Antigua and Barbuda Cricket Association for the upcoming Leeward Islands championship starting next month. The 21-year-old fast bowler is currently representing St Kitts and Nevis in the ongoing Caribbean Premier League, which wraps …

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ALL ROUND SMITH GIVES TRIDENTS TWO RUN WIN

2018 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 14 Barbados Tridents 156/6 (S Smith 63, Hope 43, Russell 2/32) beat Jamaica Tallawahs 154/3 (Charles 42, Phillips 36, S Smith 2/19) by two runs   Steve Smith scored 63 and took 2/19 as Barbados Tridents stole a remarkable two-run Hero Caribbean …

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SPRINTER SETS FASTEST 100M TIME OF THE SEASON

BBC- American sprinter Ronnie Baker set the fastest 100m time of the season by clocking 9.87 seconds to win at the Chorzow meeting in Poland. It meant the 24-year-old lowered his personal best, as well as the season’s best of 9.88 he shared with compatriot Noah Lyles. His time also …

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VIRAT KOHLI DEDICATES WIN TO KERALA FLOOD VICTIMS

BBC- India captain Virat Kohli dedicated his team’s win over England at Trent Bridge to the flood victims of Kerala. Nearly 400 people have died, with more than a million people displaced, following the worst flooding in the state for a century. “First and foremost we as a team want to …

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STARS SLUMP TO CRUSHING DEFEAT AGAINST PATRIOTS

2018 HERO CARIBBEAN PREMIER LEAGUE – MATCH REPORT 13 St Kitts & Nevis Patriots 70/3 (Thomas 38*, Hodge 1/1) beat St Lucia Stars 69 (Qais Ahmad 24, Cottrell 3/14, Lamichhane 2/13, Mahmudullah 2/20) by seven wickets with 74 balls remaining   St Lucia Stars crashed to a humiliating seven-wicket defeat …

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NATIONAL U20’s AND GROS ISLET INTO BLACKHEART BIG 8

The National U20 Football team alongside Gros Islet will round off the Big 8 in this year’s Blackheart Football Tournament. On Saturday August 18th at the Marchand Playing Field, Castries Central and the National U20 teams defeated their opponents La Clery and Marchand respectively on penalties. Gros Islet then went …

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SIMONE BILES WINS RECORD 5TH US ALL- AROUND TITLE

BBC- Olympic champion Simone Biles became the first woman to win five US Women’s Gymnastics Championships all-around titles and wore an outfit to show her support for survivors of sexual abuse. The 21-year-old American is continuing her comeback after a two-year break. In January she was among more than 100 gymnasts …

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POLLARD MOVES UP PERFORMANCE INDEX

Kieron Pollard hit form for St Lucia Stars this week, climbing up the Player Performance Index to 21st in the world and 7th in the CPL Index.  While his unbeaten innings of 65 runs from just 23 deliveries was ultimately in vain against Trinbago Knight Riders, he followed up with a century …

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DIGICEL BEACH DAY WITH THE ST. LUCIA STARS

Players in the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) St. Lucia Stars franchise participated in the annual Digicel Beach Olympics day. The activity was held at the Bay Gardens Beach Resorts ‘Splash Island’. The event seeks to engage the underprivileged youth in friendly rivalry with the players. More in this report.

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