Articles by: GrenadaSports

  • Grenada is among host venues offering accredited media tax-free accommodation

    Uncategorized December 19, 2006 at 9:03 pm 0 comments

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, Dec 19 – Antigua & Barbuda and Grenada have joined the growing list of Host Venues which have granted accredited media a tax waiver on hotel accommodation for next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup. At their Cabinet meeting last week, the Government of Antigua & Barbuda agreed that […]

  • Murray to retire from international cricket

    Cricket December 16, 2006 at 3:04 am 2 comments

    by Michael Bascombe ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 15 – Former West Indies wicketkeeper/batsman Junior Murray has announced his retirement from regional and international cricket following the completion of the 2007 cricket season, according to Julian Jack, chairman of the selection committee of the Windward Islands’ Cricket Board of Control. Jack […]

  • Grenada gets six picks on Windwards

    Cricket December 16, 2006 at 3:00 am 0 comments

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 15 – West Indies players Devon Smith and Daren Sammy have been named in the Windward Islands’ 14-member squad for the opening round of matches in the regional first-class tournament starting next month. The team was selected following an aborted Windward Islands’ tournament in Grenada last […]

  • Grenada to earn EC$5.9 million profit from tournament

    Uncategorized December 15, 2006 at 8:57 pm 0 comments

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 15 – Grenada’s government says it stands to make a profit of EC$5.9 million (US$2.1 million) from hosting its leg of next year’s Cricket World Cup. Finance minister Anthony Boatswain made the announcement as he presented the 2007 budget of EC$632.5 million (US$234 million) to parliament […]

  • Grenada government says World Cup will improve economy

    Sports December 15, 2006 at 4:54 pm 0 comments

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, Dec 15 – The Grenada government Friday said that the US$40 million cricket stadium being constructed to stage matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 was a gift from China that would help improve the island’s economy. “The cost of the stadium, which is approximately US$40 […]

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