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Soualiga Youth basket ball 2012 Season opened

Written by Tuesday, 17 January 2012 01:03

PHILIPSBURG - On Sunday January 15th 2012, the Soualiga Youth basketball season was officially opened at the LB Scot Sports Auditorium.

All to play for as semis loom

Written by Monday, 16 January 2012 18:06

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Following the completion of the first phase of the Caribbean Twenty20 tournament at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua, the focus now turns to Kensington Oval here this week with the battle for places in the semi-finals fairly competitive among the top teams.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – Jaime Torres, the skipper of the Beneteau First 40.7, Smile and Wave, may not be the most experienced skipper making preparations for the 32nd edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, now less than two months away, but he is certainly one of the more passionate.

WICB salutes Antigua CT20 fans

Written by Sunday, 15 January 2012 19:21

St John's, Antigua – Official figures from the West Indies Cricket Board confirm that fans in Antigua turned out in record numbers to the Caribbean Twenty20 at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Ground.

Swans claim famous victory

Written by Sunday, 15 January 2012 19:16

Swansea City goalscorers Danny Graham and Nathan Dyer celebrate against ArsenalEUROPE - Arsene Wenger made another desperate call for the Thierry Henry rescue act during Arsenal's trip to Swansea on Sunday, but the club's record goalscorer this time could not save the Gunners as they fell to a 3-2 defeat at the Liberty Stadium.

 

There looked no need for Henry's services as Robin van Persie drove Arsenal into an early lead in front of the watching Frenchman. However, a penalty from Scott Sinclair and an excellent strike from Nathan Dyer turned the game on its head, and even though Henry's arrival quickly saw Theo Walcott equalise, Danny Graham instantly replied to prove the match-winner for Swansea.

Galliani: Tevez deal dead

Written by Friday, 13 January 2012 00:45

Carlos Tevez Man City away strip EUROPE - AC Milan have given up on signing Carlos Tevez because Alexandre Pato does not want to join PSG, according to Rossoneri vice-president Adriano Galliani.

 

ESPNsoccernet understands Manchester City rejected a bid in excess of €20 million on Thursday, when Galliani travelled to London to meet with club officials in a bid to thrash out a deal.

PHILIPSBURG - ESPN and ESPN2 Caribbean Networks will telecast LIVE the Caribbean Twenty20 Cricket 2012 from January 9-22 from Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua and Kensington Oval in Barbados.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – Virgin Islands sailing legend Peter Holmberg—the only Caribbean sailor to win both an Olympic Medal and the America's Cup—will return to one of his favorite sailing venues next month to compete in the fourth running of the Budget Marine Match Racing Cup.

Guyanese back in business for CT20

Written by Sunday, 08 January 2012 15:04

St John’s, AntiguaThe Guyana Cricket Board, this morning, advised the West Indies Cricket Board that, despite its offices remaining locked by the Government of Guyana, it has managed to make some progress in being able to provide a Guyana team for the Caribbean Twenty20 2012 Tournament.

Mancini scoffs at Fergie taunt

Written by Friday, 06 January 2012 22:56

Sir Alex Ferguson and Roberto Mancini EUROPE - Roberto Mancini has laughed off claims by Sir Alex Ferguson that City are not playing the best football in England.

 

City are leading the race for the Premier League title and will take on second-placed United in a third-round FA Cup tie on Sunday. But ahead of the derby clash, Ferguson suggested it is Tottenham who have played the best football so far this season.