Image: Some of the young players at training session. (Photo: SF)

More Success for Sandals-backed Tennis

THE Sandals Foundation’s Tiger Tennis In FLOW programme is expected to reach more than 350 children this year, its third year. The programme, initially introduced as a tennis club in 2008, transformed into an academy in 2016 and is delivered and managed by the principals of the Tiger Tennis Club at the Kenneth “Wriggler” King Multipurpose Complex in Castries.

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3 x 3 Basketball for St. Lucia

YOUNG St. Lucian basketball players, both male and female, have been given the opportunity to show and strengthen their skills with hopes of playing in an international arena with the upcoming inaugural Lesser Antilles 3×3 International Youth Tournament which is to be held in St. Lucia in the coming months.

Image: A proud moment for the Free Kick Foundation family both here and abroad take time out for a photo moment (Photo: Anthony De Beauville)

College Player Showcase Is On

THE 2017 College Player Showcase got off to an unbelievable start on Thursday evening at the Darren Sammy Cricket Stadium Players’ Lounge. The local press, sponsors and other invited guests were treated to an evening of information relating to organizing the Showcase and embarking on studies in the USA.

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Holder Bent on Team Unity

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Test captain Jason Holder says one of his main goals is to transform the Caribbean side into a tightly-knit unit, and believes this will be the catalyst for any turnaround in the team’s fortunes. The Caribbean side has endured a torrid time in Test and One-Day International cricket over the last decade and currently ranked eighth and ninth respectively in either format.

B’dos Oval Ready For Cricket

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The Barbados Cricket Association has promised that the historic Kensington Oval will be in tip-top shape for the hosting of the matches in the upcoming West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Super50 bowling off next week. In a media briefing on Friday, the BCA’s chief executive, Noel Lynch, said the governing body worked hard to get the facility ready for the event, which will be played in Barbados from next Tuesday.

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World Cup Hopes for Caribbean Teams Boosted, But It’s No Guarantee Says C.F.U. President

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Caribbean Football Union president, Gordon Derrick, believes the decision to expand the World Cup to 48 teams will augur well for regional sides but has warned this does not represent “a guarantee” of a spot at the showpiece. Football’s world governing body, FIFA, unanimously voted on the move a week ago, which will see the number of teams at the tournament rise from 32 to 48, and the number of games leap from 64 to 80.