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CCUSA – Cricket Council USA Tournament – December 12-17- Florida – Volunteers Required

Cricket Council USA (CCUSA) is seeking volunteers for the upcoming 10th Edition of the US Open T20 tournament.

The golden edition of the tournament will be massive in terms of world class stars and entertainment and hence the cricket body wants to extend an invitation to all those cricket fans who want to be part of something successful.

Those interested can contact Teasha Porter at 561-392-4800 or email legal@maqgroup.com. When this is done, their accreditation can be done so that there is no issue with getting into the park and restricted areas on the days of the match.

This is the first time that CCUSA is seeking volunteers for the tournament because it has grown into comparison with a world event. Chairman Mahammad Qureshi welcomes those coming on board : “We are all in this for the development of the game of cricket in the US. Once you think that you can contribute in a meaningful way, then come on board and let’s make USA cricket great.”

The US Open T20 tournament gets off on December 12 and goes until December 17 at the Centre Broward Regional Park in Lauderhill.

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CRICKET: Chanderpaul receives UWI honorary doctorate

Chanderpaul receives UWI honorary doctorate

PHOTO: West Indies’ Shivnarine Chanderpaul. Here he acknowledges the crowd after scoring a double century in the first cricket test match against Bangladesh in Dhaka, Bangladesh, -Nov. 14, 2012.

West Indies cricket legend Shivnarine Chanderpaul recently received the Honorary Doctor of Laws by The University of the West Indies (UW)), St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Chanderpaul, 44, is one of the most outstanding batsmen in West Indies history. He is currently one of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Ambassador for the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 tournament to be played in the Caribbean from Nov. 9-24.       Continue reading

West Indies Cricket History: Empire of Cricket Series – 6 videos

West Indies Cricket History: Empire of Cricket Series – video #1 of 6

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Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC (GCCABC) – OLE TIME LIME – November 3. 2018

OLE TIME LIME – a fundraiser and social event hosted by Guyanese Canadian Cultural Association of BC (GCCABC)
Saturday, November 3rd from 1-5pm at The Heritage Grill, 447 Columbia Street in New Westminster

In 2016 and 2017 we were able to send at least $500 each year directly to libraries in Guyana to help literacy initiatives. We have been able to partner with Guyana Book Foundation to ensure that those libraries got great value for the money; it allows us to spend in Guyana and thus help the economy; and it ensures that the materials are suitable for readers in Guyana. We all think that supporting literacy initiatives is incredibly important.               Continue reading

UK TV Program: “This Is Your Life” – Featuring Muhammad Ali – video

UK TV Program: “This Is Your Life” – Featuring Muhammad Ali…. (1974)

America to induct Champions into Cricket Hall of Fame on Oct. 6. 2018 – By Jawad Hussain (CCUSA)

America to induct Champions into Cricket Hall of Fame on Oct. 6
– Jawad Hussain (CCUSA)

The United States Cricket Hall of Fame Committee is all set to induct a fresh breed of legends into its Cricket Hall of Fame at The Hilton Hotel in New York as part of its 37th Anniversary Celebrations on October 6, 2018.  

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Caribbean Cricket: Exciting Playoffs Await Hero CPL Qualifiers…playing at Providence Stadium

Exciting Playoffs Await Hero CPL Qualifiers… Amazon Warriors tackle Knight Riders tonight; Tallawahs face Patriots tomorrow @ Providence

The Captains from left Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo, Chris Green and Andre Russell.

By Zaheer Mohamed
For the first time in the history of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20, Providence will be hosting matches in the playoffs and fans can expect more excitement since some of the biggest names in T20 leagues will be on show.       Continue reading

The 21 most valuable soccer players on the planet right now – By Business Insider + video

The 21 most valuable soccer players on the planet right now – By Business Insider + video

Lionel Messi,

One of the biggest finance firms in the world https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2tp3Exyje3Qhas put together a huge list that ranks the most valuable soccer players on the planet.

Some of the most familiar names in sports feature, including FC Barcelona forward Lionel Messi, Paris Saint-Germain goalscorer Neymar, and Juventus FC striker Cristiano Ronaldo — but in what order?            Continue reading

US Football: Nike just thrust Kaepernick back in the spotlight – where he belongs – By Khaled A Beydoun

US Football: Nike just thrust Kaepernick back in the spotlight – where he belongs

No matter how hard the league tries, Colin Kaepernick is still the most important NFL player not in the NFL

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Eli Harold (58), quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) and free safety Eric Reid (35) kneel in protest during the playing of the national anthem before a NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals in Santa Clara, California, 6 Oct. 2016.
 ‘Nike knows that the NFL, and its fan base, is polarized along a number of lines – most potently, political lines.’ Photograph: Kirby Lee/USA Today Sports

With its new ad, Kaepernick is more than just the face of Nike. He remains the face of the very league that blacklisted him

The 2018 National Football League regular season kicks off this week. And the most discussed player in the world of football, and beyond, is one that has been ousted from the NFL for over a year: Colin Kaepernick.

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