Black history in Alberta brought to life          

Black history in Alberta brought to life          

  A new online exhibit aims to demonstrate how learning Black history is essential to understanding the formation of Alberta. The new exhibit by Edmonton City as Museum Project explores the formation of Alberta’s Black communities from the late 1800s to the early 1970s. “What I want people to take away is the activism, the […]

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Windies women win first game in ICC 50-Overs World Cup qualifying campaign

Explosive opener Deandra Dottin extended her rich vein of form as West Indies Women opened their ICC 50-overs World Cup qualifying campaign with a uncomplicated six-wicket victory over minnows Ireland Women last Tuesday. Asked to chase a meagre 160 at Old Hararians, the Caribbean side cruised to their target in the 40th over with Player-of-the-Match […]

Shivnarine Chanderpaul now a member of Windies Under-19 management team

Shivnarine Chanderpaul now a member of Windies Under-19 management team

Former West Indies batter Shivnarine Chanderpaul will join the West Indies Under-19s squad as a batting consultant for the upcoming high performance camp in Antigua in preparation for the World Cup to be played in the Caribbean in January-February 2022. Chanderpaul, the most capped West Indies Test player, has 164 matches to his name with […]

Canada beats Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier

Canada beats Costa Rica in World Cup qualifier

Before the Canadian men’s national soccer team faced Costa Rica last Friday, coach John Herdman passed on some wisdom he’d received earlier in the week from NBA coaching legend Phil Jackson — “play the game, not the occasion.” Striker Jonathan David had a game-breaking moment, and it made for a memorable occasion. His 57th-minute goal […]

Remembering Althea Gibson the first Black superstar of tennis

Remembering Althea Gibson the first Black superstar of tennis

Althea Gibson was born on August 25, 1927, in the town of Silver, in Clarendon County, South Carolina, to Daniel and Annie Bell Gibson, who worked as sharecroppers on a cotton farm. From that humble beginning Gibson was a trailblazer, becoming the first great African-American player in women’s tennis, and went on to win a […]

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