Real Madrid gets new coach

Real Madrid gets new coach

MADRID – Marseille have appointed former Real Madrid midfielder Michel as coach after the surprise resignation of Marcelo Bielsa following an opening day loss. The 52-year-old Spaniard, whose real name…

Young tennis players holding own in Tobago ITF/COTECC

By Vanroy Burnes Antigua and Barbuda’s bright tennis players are holding their own and making a name for themselves in the Tobago ITF/COTECC tennis tournament currently underway in Tobago. Cordell…

Jamaica holding on to hope for the World Championships

Jamaica holding on to hope for the World Championships

KINGSTON – There has never been a one-two-three-four sweep at the World Championships. Come next week, all that could change as the United States look set to dominate the women’s…

Team spirit, dynamics, cohesion—not the same

Team spirit, dynamics, cohesion—not the same

By Colin E.H. Croft (Former West Indies fast bowler). Despite contrary suggestions, team spirit and team cohesion are not the same thing. All teams have strengths and weaknesses, but misunderstanding…

1500m winner stripped of gold

1500m winner stripped of gold

ANKARA – London 2012 Olympic 1500m champion Asli Cakir Alptekin has been stripped of her gold medal for doping. The Turkish athlete has also been banned for eight years, the…

Warriors Cup 10th Annual tournament kicks off August 23

By Vanroy Burnes The 10th annual competition of the Warriors Cup Football Tournament kicks off on August 23 and will run up to September 6, 2015. Chief organiser, Senator Colin…

Sandals Antigua Pairs Golf begins Aug 29

By Carlena Knight The Sandals Antigua Pairs Golf tournament is slated to begin August 29 and concludes on August 30. The event will be held at the Cedar Valley Golf…

Teen wins Rogers Cup

MONTREAL – Swiss 18-year-old Belinda Bencic secured her second career title by winning the Rogers Cup as Simona Halep retired hurt in the final. Bencic, who beat Serena Williams in…

Clair Wilkins hoping to be back in the saddle early next year

Clair Wilkins hoping to be back in the saddle early next year

By Vanroy Burnes One of Antigua and Barbuda’s leading jockeys Clair Wilkins, hopes to resume riding early in the New Year. Wilkins continues to recover from injuries sustained in 2014…

Man City and Arsenal both victorious

Man City and Arsenal both victorious

LONDON – Reigning English Premier Champion Chelsea was humbled 3-0 by last season’s runner-up Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium in an early pointer to the destination of the title…