Sports

  • Rogge pledged IOC’s support

    Olympics March 18, 2008 at 9:14 pm 0 comments

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Jacques Rogge ended his visit to the Caribbean with a pledged of more support for regional National Olympic Committees. Rogge led a an IOC delegation which also included President of the Pan-American Sports Organisation (PASO) Mario Vasquez Rana. The delegation visited […]

     
  • WINDIES PLAYERS WILL BE UP TO CHALLENGE – DYSON

    Cricket March 18, 2008 at 5:33 pm 0 comments

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Head coach of the West Indies cricket team, John Dyson, has described the upcoming Digicel Cricket Series 2008 as “hugely important” and added that his players will be up to the challenge” of facing Sri Lanka. Speaking after arriving in Guyana, ahead of the first Digicel Test […]

     
  • Board agrees policy on Indian Premier League; 14-team format for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 agreed

    Cricket March 18, 2008 at 5:02 pm 0 comments

    The ICC Board met in Dubai on Monday and Tuesday. Among the issues discussed and decisions taken were the following: Indian Premier League (IPL) The ICC Board has agreed upon an official policy regarding the IPL. In general terms, it was agreed that the IPL was a good concept and […]

     
  • University sports to be broadcast to worldwide audience

    University sports to be broadcast to worldwide audience

    Sports March 18, 2008 at 10:13 am 0 comments

    BRUSSELS, March 18 (AIPS) – International university sporting competitions will now be broadcast live to the world thanks to a new deal with Russian television channel “SPORT”. The university sport federation FISU’s Secretary-General Eric Saintrond and the CEO of the All-Russian TV Channel ‘SPORT’, Mr. Vasily Kiknadze have signed a […]

     
  • Spice Boyz fate still in limbo

    Football March 18, 2008 at 9:52 am 0 comments

    ST GEORGE’S, Grenada – There are unconfirmed reports that the Grenada Football Association (GFA) is awaiting a decision about the availability of the National Stadium for a practice session for the World Cup squad preparing for next week’s clash against the United States Virgin Islands. GFA officials last week confirmed […]

     
 
 
 
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