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U.S. judoka expelled from Olympics for cannabis


August 6th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American judoka Nicholas Delpopolo has been disqualified from the London Olympics after testing positive for cannabis, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) said Monday.Delpopolo, 23, failed ... Read more...

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Sammy praises ‘unplayable’ Narine


July 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), July 19 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has praised off spinner Sunil Narine as 'unplayable' and reliable following a career-best spell which swept the West Indies to a ... Read more...

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Best thrilled at role in series victory


July 16th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 16 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tino Best said he knew his second spell in Saturday's fourth One-Day International against New Zealand would have been crucial ... Read more...

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Windies overcome Taylor century, win series


July 15th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 15 (IANS/CMC) The defiant West Indies withstood a brilliant Ross Taylor hundred to beat New Zealand by 24 runs in the fourth One-Day International and ... Read more...

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Southee drafted into New Zealand Test squad


July 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 14 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month.The ... Read more...

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Win has shifted momentum, says New Zealand skipper


July 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Stand-in New Zealand captain Kane Williamson says their 88-run victory over the West Indies in the third One-Day International could now see the ... Read more...

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Black Caps say Gayle’s wicket is key to winning series


July 9th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) Desperate New Zealand have placed a large bounty on the head of in-form West Indies opener Chris Gayle.They believe getting the big-hitting left-hander cheaply will ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka disappointed after losing Hambantota bid


November 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday expressed disappointment after losing its bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the southern port city of Hambantota.Sri Lanka lost the bid ... Read more...

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Former Windies cricket manager in St. Kitts golf team


October 7th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Oct 7 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies cricket manager and now St. Kitts Minister of Tourism and International Transport Ricky Skerritt is in the 13-member national team to ... Read more...

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Indian football team to leave Saturday for Caribbean tour


August 12th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian football team will leave Saturday night from Kolkata for its maiden Caribbean tour via London.Unrest in London, which has been wrecked by riots ... Read more...

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Governments’ role crucial in Windies cricket, asserts Dominica PM


July 13th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 13 (IANS/CMC) Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says there is a role for regional governments in the management of West Indies cricket but that key questions about ownership ... Read more...

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Samuels strokes half-century on Test return


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 22 (IANS) West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels made a successful return to Tests with a measured half-century against Pakistan in the second Test.Samuels, who served a ... Read more...

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We have to restrict Pakistan to less than 250: Rampaul


May 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 21 (IANS) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul turned in another good performance that saw Pakistan struggling at 180-6 on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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850 athletes and officials to arrive today to participate Delhi CW Games


September 28th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep (ANI): As many as 850 athletes and officials are expected to arrive in Delhi today to showcase their talent at the 2010 Commonwealth Games from October 3-14.The Malaysian contingent, ... Read more...

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189 cargo containers missing after Mumbai ship collision


September 16th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) More than five weeks after two foreign ships collided off Mumbai harbour, 189 cargo containers which fell off one of the vessels remain unaccounted for, a top company ... Read more...

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Navy to stop escorting ships in Mumbai harbour from Monday


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy will stop providing escort to ships coming in and out of the Mumbai harbour from Monday necessitated in the wake of collision of two foreign ... Read more...

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After ships collide, captains on collision course


August 11th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) After the devastating mid-sea collision of two massive cargo container ships off the Mumbai coast, the captains of both the vessels appeared to be on a collision course ... Read more...

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Unknown chemical leak noticed from sinking ship


August 11th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A minor leakage of a chemical has been reported from the sinking Panamanian ship MSC Chitra even as an international team of salvagers initiated attempts to stop containers ... Read more...

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No more oil spill off Mumbai coast: Jairam Ramesh


August 10th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The oil spill from the Panamanian ship that rammed into another vessel in Mumbai harbour has stopped, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh told the Lok Sabha Tuesday. ... Read more...

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Ship collision: Efforts to contain oil spill in Mumbai harbour


August 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The authorities Sunday launched efforts on a war footing to combat the oil spill from a Panaman ship which crashed into another vessel in Mumbai harbour, an official ... Read more...

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Steyn fires South Africa to brink of win, but embroiled in spitting scandal


June 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 29 (ANI): Pacer Dale Steyn, who dashed West Indies hopes of posting a competitive total in its second innings and helped bowl South Africa to the brink of victory in ... Read more...

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Lorgat praises West Indies for a successful World Twenty20


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 18 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat praised the West Indies for the staging of a highly successful and memorable World Twenty20."I think everyone would agree ... Read more...

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Eves World 20-20 Cup: White Ferns go through to semifinals


May 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
St.Kitts (West Indies), May 12 (ANI): The New Zealand woman's cricket team - the White Ferns -- outclassed Pakistan to enter the semi-finals in the Women's ICC World T20 at Warner Park, ... Read more...

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India defeat Sri Lanka by 71 runs to cement semi-final berth in ICC Women’ T20 WC


May 11th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
St.Kitts (West Indies), May 11 (ANI): India registered a resounding 71 run victory over Sri Lanka to qualify for the semi-finals of the ICC Women's World T20 Championship at the Warner Park ... Read more...

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Pakistani off-spinner reported for suspect action during T20 women World Cup


May 7th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, May 7 (ANI): Pakistan women's team off-spinner Javeria Wadood has been reported for suspected bowling action during the ICC Women's World Twenty20 in St Kitts.On-field umpires Rod Tucker and Marais ... Read more...

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Australia beat England on boundary countback


May 6th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
St Kitts, May 6 (IANS) In a dramatic ending, Australia overcame defending champions England through boundary countback to 6's after both teams were locked in a tie following the regulation time and ... Read more...

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Australia beat England in women’s Twenty20 clash


May 6th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Basseterre (West Indies), May 6 (ANI): The Australian women's cricket team have beaten defending champions England in a dramatic opening World Twenty20 match in Basseterre in St Kitts and Nevis.The Aussies won ... Read more...

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Form favours White Ferns in T20 build-up


April 28th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Apr.28 (ANI): While the Black Caps enter the world Twenty20 cricket tournament in the Caribbean hoping to make the first four, their female equivalents, the White Ferns, have the ... Read more...

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ICC announces schedule of warm-up matches ahead of World 20-20 championships


April 15th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr.15 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule of warm-up matches to be played in the lead-up to the ICC World Twenty20 2010 to be staged in the ... Read more...

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Sinking vessel Titanic saved


April 7th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) A vessel ironically called Titanic was saved from sinking near the island of St Kitts after one of three men on board dialled a friend in distant Britain ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Erika May Become Hurricane


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Tropical Storm Erika is the 5th storm of this season that has formed in the Atlantic Ocean, as per the reports of the National Hurricane Center on Tuesday.Weather reporters have ... Read more...

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India, South Africa clubbed in same group in World Twenty20


July 5th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) 2007 champions India, South Africa and a qualifier have been clubbed together in Group C for the third edition of the World Twenty20 to be played in the ... Read more...

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Pakistan to start World Twenty20 title defence against Bangladesh


July 5th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 5 (ANI): Pakistan will begin the defence of its ICC World Twenty20 title in the Caribbean next year against Bangladesh in St Lucia on May1.And the side that defeated Sri ... Read more...

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KP claims gruelling fitness regime caused his Achilles injury


June 28th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): England middle-order bat Kevin Pietersen has said that his gruelling self-imposed Caribbean fitness regime caused his Achilles injury.With the First Test against Australia just 10 days away, Pietersen ... Read more...

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Mushtaq Ahmad named official spin bowling coach for Englands Caribbean tour


January 31st, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): The England Cricket Board (ECB) has extended Mushtaq Ahmads tenure as Englands spin-bowling coach upto the forthcoming Test series in the West Indies. The ECB said that the players ... Read more...

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