Matthews and Taylor leads West Indies to consolation win against N.Z.

Matthews and Taylor leads West Indies to consolation win against N.Z.

A solid bowling effort, an all-round show from Hayley Matthews, and a half-century from Stafanie Taylor were the highlights of West Indies consolation win over New Zealand in the third women’s ODI in North Sound on Sunday. Taylor retired hurt on 51 from 88, but Matthews got 40 and Aaliyah Alleyne chipped in with a […]

For De Grasse making a living goes beyond running

For De Grasse making a living goes beyond running

Andre De Grasse launched his own signature wine at a posh party last Tuesday night, with a strip of red Mondo track and a pair of starting blocks in place of a traditional red carpet. The event drew an eclectic mix of sports celebrities, from swim star Penny Oleksiak to Toronto Raptors forward OG Anunoby […]

Video game, film to immortalize the 1930’s black all-stars baseball team

Video game, film to immortalize the 1930’s black all-stars baseball team

  Reviving and celebrating Ontario history on the baseball field and in a video game! Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG), in partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB), is immortalizing the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars – the first all-Black team to win an Ontario Baseball Association Championship – in a very unique way. OLG and […]

Caribbean players to watch in this NFL season

Caribbean players to watch in this NFL season

There have been several strong NFL players coming from the Caribbean in the last two decades. The Jamaican-born, Patrick Chung, might be one of the most successful athletes from this part of the world as the solid safety won three Super Bowls with the New England Patriots throughout his career. Moreover, Victor Cruz and Pierre […]

Hayley Matthews to lead West Indies women against New Zealand

Hayley Matthews to lead West Indies women against New Zealand

Cricket West Indies (CWI) announced a seventeen-member provisional squad to take on New Zealand Women in three CG United One Day Internationals (ODIs) from September 16-22 at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua. Newly appointed captain Hayley Matthews leads the squad which sees the return of the experienced Natasha McLean. The squad was selected […]

P.K. Subban retires from hockey

P.K. Subban retires from hockey

Veteran defenseman Pernell Karl Subban announced his retirement from hockey on Tuesday after 13 seasons in the NHL. He is one of five children of Jamaican immigrants Karl and Maria Subban. His brothers –Malcolm and Jordan – are professional hockey players. Malcom is a goaltender with the Sabres and Jordan, who has played in the […]

Aaron Brown wins silver and bronze in Diamond League finals

Aaron Brown wins silver and bronze in Diamond League finals

Hours following his spectacular season-ending performance Thursday evening on the track at the Diamond League Final in Zurich, Aaron Brown talked about his soaring confidence. It began to grow, the veteran Canadian sprinter said, late in the season when he was competitive with 18-year-old phenom Erriyon Knighton and his American teammate Marvin Bracy, who were […]

Shericka Jackson beats Shelly-Ann Fraser in 100m for the first time

Shericka Jackson beats Shelly-Ann Fraser in 100m for the first time

Shericka Jackson beat Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in a 100m race for the first time, ending the five-time world champion’s season-long winning streak. Jackson nipped her compatriot on the line to win the event at the Allianz Memorial Van Damme Diamond League meet in Brussels on Friday. It was the eighth time the women were lining up […]

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Get to know Grenadian javelin champ Anderson Peters

Grenadian athlete Anderson Peters is well known throughout the sporting world for his stellar performance in the men’s javelin event in many international competitions.  Peters is a force to be reckoned with in his sporting field and with so many medals already under his belt, here are 10 things to know about the Grenadian javelin […]

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Guyanese Nicolette Fernandes wins a World Masters

Nicolette Fernandes created history when she became the first Guyanese to win a World Masters squash title, defeating South African, Slyoli Waters, 3-0 to clinch the Women’s 35-plus division title at the World Masters Squash Championship in Poland. Needing to win her final round-robin encounter to clinch the title, Fernandes defeated the South African in […]

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