General sports news (1151)
ST JOHN'S, Antigua – Former West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh believes that one solution to getting regional cricket back on track is to allow for the free movement of players.
The Jamaican, who spoke on Good Morning Jojo on Tuesday, said teams should be allowed to incorporate the services of players outside of the region during tournaments while countries should consider utilising players from other regional territories within their squads.
EUROPE - Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal can turn up the heat on rivals Chelsea this week with a good performance in the Champions League against AC Milan.
Wenger's men have bounced back from a shambolic start to the season to move into fourth spot on the Premier League table, but this week shapes as a crucial one with their first-leg match against the Serie A leaders preceding an FA Cup clash away to Sunderland.
PHILIPSBURG - The St. Maarten Cricket Association released a schedule of games for the final stages of the RBTT Cup 2011/2012 tournament.
PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday, 18th February 2012 Coach Donnie Arey from The Warner University Royals Basketball Team together with professional Basketball Players Will Graham and other trainers will be on St.Maarten to conduct a "1 DAY Basketball CAMP" at the L. B. Scott Sports Auditorium with other American Basketball Coaches and some American Players.
EUROPE - Thierry Henry's loan deal at Arsenal will not be extended with the striker set to return to New York next week, according to NY Red Bulls boss Hans Backe.
Henry has enjoyed a memorable return to the Gunners, with the club's all-time leading goalscorer bagging the winner in the FA Cup third-round victory against Leeds United, before scoring in the 7-1 thrashing of Blackburn last weekend.
EUROPE - The FA has confirmed Fabio Capello has resigned as England manager following a meeting on Wednesday. Capello had criticised the FA on Italian television following the decision to strip John Terry of the captaincy ahead of a court case in July.
EUROPE - Luis Suarez is determined to put the race row with Manchester United's Patrice Evra behind him, but is expecting an unpleasant welcome when Liverpool travel to Old Trafford this weekend.
PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday, 18th February 2012 Coach Donnie Arey from The Warner University Royals Basketball Team will be on St.Maarten to conduct a "1 DAY Basketball CAMP" at the L. B. Scott Sports Auditorium with other American Basketball Coaches and some American Players.
PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday February 4th the RBC school baseball tournament hosted by the St. Maarten Little League came to a close with the presentation of awards by Mr. Wayne Kowlessar of RBC bank.