India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India players celebrate after the wicket of West Indies batsman Shai Hope during the fourth one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and West Indies at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 29, 2018. (Photo: AFP) MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Opening batsman Rohit Sharma slammed a dominant 162 to set up India’s crushing […]

Kaur to lead India for Caribbean World Cup

Kaur to lead India for Caribbean World Cup

Windies Women go through their paces at a training session at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium recently. (Photo: Observer file) MUMBAI, India (CMC) — Experienced stroke-maker Harmanpreet Kaur will lead India to November Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in the Caribbean, in a strong 15-member side named for the ICC stand-alone tournament. The 29-year-old, who has played […]

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

Jamaican American Shawn Rhoden is the 2018 Mr. Olympia

He is the oldest bodybuilder to win the title, at the age of 43. Shawn “Flexatron”, “Jamaican Muscle Machine” Rhoden (born April 2, 1975) is a Jamaican American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He is the current reigning Mr. Olympia champion and winner of the 2018 Mr. Olympia after defeating seven-time Mr. Olympia champion Phil Heath. Born […]

Outstanding athletes rewarded with TT$5 million

Outstanding athletes rewarded with TT$5 million

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — Olympic javelin champion Keshorn Walcott was among a group of athletes who received TT$5 million from the Trinidad Government for their outstanding performances at the recently concluded Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games. Triple gold medal­list cy­clist Nicholas Paul and shot put­ter Cleopa­tra Borel, were also among those who […]

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Two women listed among Forbes top 10 richest Jamaican-born athletes

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (file photo) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Two female athletes are among Forbes top ten richest Jamaican-born sports stars. Double Olympic champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and former world and Olympic champion Veronica Campbell-Brown made the September edition of the 10 richest Jamaican born athletes list. According to the report, the number one position belongs to former […]

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

Bolt makes football debut at pre-season game in Australia

GOSFORD, Australia (AFP) — Sprint king Usain Bolt fulfilled a boyhood dream yesterday in making his much-anticipated football debut , exciting fans but tiring quickly in a 20-minute cameo for Australia’s Central Coast Mariners. The Jamaican superstar, a huge Manchester United fan, has been handed a chance to train with the A-League side for an […]

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament returns to South Florida

BY  South Florida Caribbean News by Howard Campbell LAUDERHILL – Despite a drop in attendance in 2017, the Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket tournament will return to South Florida for a third straight year in August. Jeff Miller, a member of the Jamaica Tallawahs, one of the six franchise teams, said promoters of the CPL have committed their support […]

Yankees will stick with Tyler Austin-Neil Walker combo at first while waiting for Greg Bird to return, GM Brian Cashman says

Yankees will stick with Tyler Austin-Neil Walker combo at first while waiting for Greg Bird to return, GM Brian Cashman says

NEW YORK DAILY NEWS Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 1:53 PM Brian Cashman said Tuesday he has no plans to acquire anyone to play first base in Greg Bird’s injury-related absence, as the Yankees will rely primarily on the combination of Tyler Austin and Neil Walker to handle the position. “We’re going to stay with what […]

Australia cricket scandal: A body blow to an incredulous nation

By Phil Mercer BBC, Sydney  26 March 2018 What were they thinking? It’s a simple question that has consumed many Australians since the nation’s cricket team was engulfed in a cheating scandal in South Africa. This weekend, captain Steve Smith said his team’s “leadership group” had hatched a plan to deliberately tamper with the ball during a Test […]