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BCCI waives $42m penalty on WICB

BCCI president Shashank Manohar said the $41.97 million claim imposed by the previous BCCI administration on the WICB for abandoning the 2014 tour to India mid-way has been waived. West Indies, he said, will tour India in 2017 to complete the “unfinished” matches from the 2014 series.  According to Manohar, …

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Bolt and Rhianna?

World’s fastest man Usain Bolt has jovially admitted that he has had no luck meeting celebrity crush Rihanna as the singer is yet to respond to his public declaration of affection. The world’s fastest man professed his admiration for the Bajan pop princess back in 2013 when the singer showed …

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Daddy Gayle

West Indies T20 batting star Chris Gayle is a father. The champion batsman’s partner has reportedly given birth to a baby boy. Gayle,36, who is playing in the Indian Premier League for the Royal Challengers Bangalore, departed India on Monday hoping to be home in time for the birth of his …

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Guyana to Host CPL Final

This season’s final and semi-finals of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) will be held in Guyana following the country’s successful bid to host the event. Guyana staved off strong interest from Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados to host the cricket carnival final, which will cost the government somewhere in …

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WICB Dismisses Plea for Dissolution

In response to increasing pressure for the West Indies Cricket Board to dissolve and adopt a more progressive structure, the board has issued a statement defending its position and outlining that in its current structure they are beginning to effect change that has already begun to yield the desired results. …

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Best Slept With 650 Girl During his Career

Former West Indies fast bowler Tino Best has recently reveled in his prolific days as a cricketer, but it would appear most of it was not on the pitch. In his soon-to-be-released autobiography ‘Mind The Windows: My Story’, Best claims to have had sex with between 500 and 650 women …

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Bernie Ecclestone: Women drivers in F1 would not be taken seriously

Bernie Ecclestone says female drivers would “not be taken seriously” in Formula 1 and believes they are “not physically” able to drive a car fast.  The F1 boss made his controversial comments at an advertising conference.  He added that Russian president Vladimir Putin “should be running Europe” and expressed support …

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Jessica Varnish dropped from Great Britain cycling team

Sprinter Jess Varnish has been dropped from the Great Britain team after failing to qualify for the 2016 Olympics. British Cycling’s Shane Sutton said the decision not to renew her contract “was based on a projection of medal competitiveness at Olympic level”. Varnish, 25, missed out on Rio after she …

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Russia to unveil anti-doping reforms in race for Rio 2016 return

Russia is to announce a range of reforms designed to restore trust in its scandal-ridden anti-doping agency, BBC Sport has learned.  The country hopes the measures will see its international athletics ban lifted. All Russian track and field athletes intending to compete in August’s Rio Games will undergo a minimum …

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Hong Kong’s Ahmed banned for breaching anti-corruption code

Ronnie Flanagan said Irfan Ahmed’s suspension should act as a reminder of the need to comply by the ICC anti-corruption code.  Hong Kong all-rounder Irfan Ahmed has been banned for two-and-a-half years after admitting to breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) anti-corruption code. Ahmed was provisionally suspended by the ICC …

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Bribes were common part of football – Webb

Former CONCACAF President Jeffrey Webb believed taking bribes was just part and parcel of football business plea transcripts released by a U.S. judge have revealed.  On Monday the court released the guilty pleas of Webb, Argentinian-Italian marketing executive Alejandro Burzaco and Brazilian intermediary Jose Margulies three of the 40 officials …

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Norwich & Sunderland charged by FA!

Norwich City and Sunderland have been charged by the Football Association for failing to control their players and staff during Saturday’s Premier League match.  Players and staff from both sides clashed on the touchline early in the lunchtime kick-off at Carrow Road.  Both clubs have until 18:00 BST on 21 …

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Unibet return as CPL Official Betting Partner

PRESS RELEASE- The HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) is delighted to confirm an extension to their partnership with Unibet, which will see the multi award-winning sportsbook retained as the Official Betting Partner of the CPL for a further two years.  The deal will also see Unibet continue as an official …

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