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West Indies player Marlon Samuels has been cleared by cricket’s governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC), to resume bowling in international cricket. In a statement Thursday, the ICC said Samuels had undergone remedial work on his off-spin action and following a reassessment last January at the National Cricket Performance

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Fifa president Gianni Infantino says he is “not at all concerned” by the threat of hooliganism at next year’s World Cup in Russia. At Euro 2016, there were violent clashes between Russian and English supporters in Marseille. One Russian fan, speaking as part of a BBC documentary to be broadcast

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Jamaica’s Track and field legend Usain Bolt claimed his fourth Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award. The 30-year-old Jamaican, who previously won the award in 2009, 2010 and 2013, staved off competition from Rio Olympics 5,000 and 10,000 metres champion Mo Farah and tennis gold medal winner Andy Murray,

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The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has advised that Jerome Taylor, Damion Jacobs and Cassius Burton were fined for separate breaches of the Code of Conduct during Group B play of the Regional Super50 Tournament. According to the Barbados Nation Newspaper, the trio admitted to the offences and accepted the

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West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president, Dave Cameron is set to be returned unopposed when the embattled organization stages its Annual General Meeting next month. The WICB announced on Thursday that Cameron and his vice-president, Emmanuel Nanthan, were the only candidates put forward for the respective posts by the deadline.

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Usain Bolt led his All-Stars to victory in the second Nitro team athletics event today but it was mired in controversy with Australia docked points. Needing only to take the baton around the track in the mixed 4x100metre relay, Australia blew their chance to top the night in the finale

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Embattled Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter could end nearly a year and a half of inactivity this weekend when he leads a MVP men’s 4x100m relay team at the 39th Milo Western Relays at the Montego Bay Sports Complex in Catherine Hall. News broke yesterday that Carter, who was found guilty

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Russia has increased government spending on the 2018 World Cup by 19.1 billion rubles the equivalent of US$325 million without explanation. Total spending rises to $10.8 billion, with all of the increase coming from federal budget funds, which now make up almost 55 per cent of total spending. The increase

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The New England Patriots produced the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history to beat the Atlanta Falcons 34-28 in overtime and claim a fifth title in the most dramatic of circumstances. The Patriots trailed by 25 points in the third quarter but recovered to level at 28-28 and force the

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Former West Indies head coach, Phil Simmons has been appointed technical consultant to the Afghanistan national side. The 53-year-old, who was sacked as West Indies coach last September, five months after overseeing the side’s capture of an unprecedented second Twenty20 World Cup in India, will assist current head coach Lalchand

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