General sports news (1136)
PHILIPSBURG - On Sunday January 15th 2012, the Soualiga Youth basketball season was officially opened at the LB Scot Sports Auditorium.
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.
Portrait of a Racer: Passionate Puerto Rican Competitor Jaime Torres Sets Sights on 32nd St. Maarten Heineken RegattaWritten by Michele Korteweg Monday, 16 January 2012 18:20
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.
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.
EUROPE - 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.
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.
Caribbean 20/20 Cricket 2012 telecast live January 9-22 on ESPN Caribbean (ch. 9) and ESPN2 (ch. 56) Caribbean NetworkWritten by Barbara Warren Tuesday, 10 January 2012 19:02
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.
Peter Holmberg To Seek Third Title in 2012 Budget Marine Match Racing Cup: Kick-off to the 32nd St. Maarten Heineken RegattaWritten by Michele Korteweg Monday, 09 January 2012 20:12
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.
St John’s, Antigua – The 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.
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.