Harsh social media criticism has forced Trinidad and Tobago gymnastics representative Marisa Dick to avoid it completely.
Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games. The sport has lost two of its biggest stars in the last week, adding to the perception that the Olympics are not a high priority. Rory McIlroy, a four-time major champion, also said Zika will keep from competing in Rio de Janeiro.
Every year since the inception of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 tournament in 2013, Busta Soft Drinks has brought the flavour and colour to the crowds, harnessing and amplifying the full energetic vibrancy of the Caribbean and its people.
Former wicketkeeper, coach, and talent manager, Courtney Browne will be the new Chairman of Selectors for the West Indies Cricket Board. Browne has been on the senior men’s selection panel for almost six years and he has had oversight for selection for the women’s and under 19 programmes for the last two years while being regional talent manager for the same period.
The International Cricket Council today announced that an independent assessment has found the bowling action of Sri Lanka’s Shaminda Eranga to be illegal and, as such, the fast bowler has been suspended from bowling in international cricket with immediate effect.
The St. Lucia Zouks have been dealt a blow ahead of the start of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) campaign as Keron Cottoy has been ruled out due to a knee injury. Left-arm spinner Kristopher Ramsaran, who was due to join the squad after Denesh Ramdin’s West Indies Test commitments resumes in July, will now link up with coach Stuart Williams’ squad with immediate effect.
Mexican authorities have rescued football star Alan Pulido following his kidnapping in his crime-plagued home state of Tamaulipas, with the player declaring early Monday he was "very well" despite the ordeal.
Pulido, a former national team forward who plays for Greek club Olympiakos, had a bandage on his right hand as he appeared alongside Governor Egidio Torre Cantu at a brief news conference, several hours after his abduction following a party.