CPL secures broadcasting first for cricket with Facebook Live

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are delighted to announce that all 34 matches in this year’s CPL will be broadcast live on Facebook around the world, via Facebook’s official live streaming partner Grabyo. CPL will become the first sports league to supplement its existing broadcast deals and use the Facebook Live platform to ensure…

Zlatan Ibrahimovic confirms Manchester United move on Instagram

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has confirmed in a post on Instagram that he will be joining Manchester United. “Time to let the world know. My next destination is @manchesterunited” posted the striker, who has retired from international football after Sweden’s Euro 2016 exit. “Time to let the world know. My next destination is @manchesterunited #iamcoming” Ibrahimovic, 34,…

Guyanese helps Canadian cricket club snap losing streak

Professional cricketer Elton Baker, who is currently in Canada representing Civics Sports Club, was outstanding with bat and ball in his team’s recent victory over Sheridan Sports Club. Playing at King City Ground on Sunday, the talented right-handed batsman secured the win with an unbeaten 84 after leading the bowling attack with figures of 3-40…

Neymar, Douglas Costa named in Brazil Olympics squad

Barcelona star Neymar and Bayern Munich forward Douglas Costa were named on Wednesday in Brazil’s 18-man Olympic squad with 37-year-old goalkeeper Fernando Prass included as the third over-age player. Under-20 coach Rogerio Micale will manage the team after Dunga’s firing following Brazil’s Copa America exit. The team also includes Gabriel Barbosa, known as Gabigol, the 19-year-old Santos…

St Lucia Zouks beat defending champions to kick-start campaign

Brief Scores: Trinbago Knight Riders 162/6 in 20 overs (Darren Bravo 63*, Umar Akmal 30; Shane Watson 3-26, Derone Davis 1-14) lost to St Lucia Zouks 164/4 in 19.1 overs (Johnson Charles 52, David Miller 33*; Sunil Narine 2-25, Dwayne Bravo 2-43) by six wickets. Led by Johnson Charles’s 38-ball 52, St Lucia Zouks defeated…

Liverpool complete £34m signing of Southampton forward

Liverpool have completed the signing of Sadio Mane for £34m from Southampton. He joins on a five-year deal and is Liverpool’s third summer signing after German goalkeeper Loris Karius and Cameroon defender Joel Matip. The 24-year-old Senegal striker’s fee could rise to £36m, eclipsing the £35m paid in 2011 for Andy Carroll, the Reds’ most expensive…

GFF/NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power Nat. U-17 – Bartica Beacon and Rising Stars make it two in a row

Beacon and Rising Stars Football Clubs recorded their second win in as many matches when the Bartica Football Association leg of the GFF/NAMILCO Thunderbolt Flour Power National Under-17 League continued on Saturday last at the Bartica Community Centre ground. On a weekend when rain inundated most grounds around the country which resulted in play being…

St Kitts to host CPL Final

(Trinidad Guardian) St Kitts will host the finals of this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL). After much negotiations with the T&T government, CEO of CPLT20 Damian O’ Donohoe announced Sunday that it was unlikely that the finals would be played in  Trinidad. It is understood that deputy Prime Minister of St Kitts, Shawn Richards, has confirmed…