Category Archives: Sports

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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News Americas – TOP HEADLINES for August 24, 2018

Golf: Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson confirm high-stakes match

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson confirm high-stakes, winner-takes-all match

  • Mickelson: ‘Bet you think this is the easiest $9m you will make’
  • Earlier in day, Woods said he thought he ‘was done’ in 2017
Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods will face off over Thanksgiving weekend in a unique showdown dubbed simply ‘The Match’.

More wealthy blacks must invest in their communities and in politics – By Mohamed Hamaludin

More wealthy blacks must invest in their communities and in politics

By MOHAMED HAMALUDIN – South Florida Times – 09 Aug 2018

Basketball superstar LeBron James

Basketball superstar LeBron James and his Family Foundation broke new ground in charitable giving by athletes with the July 30 opening of the I Promise School in his hometown Akron, Ohio. The public school will hold classes year-round for low-income, at-risk children. Its curriculum will focus on science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) classes, according to an SBNation report by Christian D’Andrea.

To get the school going, the Lebron James Family Foundation partnered with more than 120 donors, volunteers and sponsors, along with the I Promise Network, which James helped to launch.       Continue reading

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