|Calabar, Holmwood again!
CALABAR HIGH held off a persistent challenge from archrivals Kingston College to notch their 21st lien on the Mortimer Geddes Trophy on the fourth and final day of the GraceKennedy/ISSA Boys' and Girls' Championships at the National Stadium yesterday.
ICC must protect game and players
TWENTY YEARS ago, the West Indies were the best in the world. They had been for the previous 12 or so years, and in those days the deeds of the Windies, the names of Clive Lloyd, Viv Richards, Gordon Greenidge, Desmond Haynes, Jeffrey Dujon, Michael Holding, Andy Roberts, Joel Garner, Colin Croft and Malcolm Marshall echoed around the globe. Today, however, that is not so.
A year after tragedy
ON MARCH 18 last year, Pakistan cricket coach Bob Woolmer was pronounced dead at the University Hospital of the West Indies. The tragedy took place one day after his team's shock World Cup loss to Ireland at Sabina Park. His sudden passing was the cricket shot heard around the world.
Ahwhofah, Royal Image win trials
AHWHOFAH AND ROYAL IMAGE won the Thornbird and Prince Consort Stakes in contrasting fashion at Caymanas Park yesterday, the latter establishing himself a clear favourite for the upcoming 2000 Guineas.
Jamaica are the Carib Cup champs
JAMAICA HUMBLED the Windward Islands at Alpart Sports Club in Nain, St Elizabeth, yesterday and won the Carib Beer Cup - the symbol of supremacy in regional four-day cricket.
Manchester United back on top
Manchester United returned to the top of the Premier League yesterday after Arsenal drew 1-1 with Middlesbrough. United won their match, thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo scoring a late winner in a 1-0 victory over bottom club Derby.
Browne to lead young WI against Sri Lanka
BARBADOS WICKETKEEPER/ batsman Patrick Browne will captain a young West Indies Select team against the touring Sri Lankans in a three-day warm up match at the Guyana National Stadium at Providence from tomorrow.
Support grows for Waterhouuse programme
THE ONLY thing we have to fear is fear itself, said former American president Franklin D. Roosevelt. Baris Johnson, former Reggae Boy and Premiership player with Waterhouse, last month embarked on an unprecedented and fearless journey with the formation of the Inner-City Youth Development Programme.
Sporting Central tackle Boys' Town
FOLLOWING THEIR surprising 3-0 thumping of title hopefuls Waterhouse last Sunday, relegation battlers Sporting Central will share the spotlight today when they travel to Collie Smith Drive to take on the in-form Boys' Town in one of four games.
Hamilton takes pole position
LEWIS HAMILTON got an early psychological edge over Kimmi Raikkonen, winning pole position yesterday for the season-opening Australian Grand Prix, while the world champion will start near the back of the grid.
England lead Kiwis by 421 runs
ENGLAND BUILT an impregnable position by batting throughout the third day of the second Test yesterday to lead New Zealand by 421 runs at stumps.