Monday, 18 October 2021

Tag Archives: Jamaica

West Indies appoints Mushtaq Ahmed as bowling coach

JAMAICA: West Indies cricket team has appointed former Pakistani leg-spinner Mushtaq Ahmed as new bowling coach, the agency representing Ahmed confirmed on Tuesday. The leg-spinner will join the West Indian team this month for a short-term appointment which can be turned into the long-term contract. After his retirement from international cricket, ...

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Usain Bolt anchors Jamaica into world 4×100 relay finals

PARIS: Usain Bolt’s bid to bring the curtain down on his glittering career with a 15th world gold medal remained on track as Jamaica qualified for the final of the 4x100m relay. Bolt took the unusual step of racing the relay heats, something usually reserved for the more unheralded members ...

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Samuels urges ICC to help resume int’l cricket in Pakistan

JAMAICA: After lifting the Pakistan Super League (PSL) title with Peshawar Zalmi, West Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has urged the International Cricket Council (ICC) to look into possible solutions that would revive cricketing activities in Pakistan. In a three-minute video message uploaded on the social media, an emotional Samuels addressed ...

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Usain Bolt loses one Olympic gold over teammate’s failed dope test

LAUSANNE: Usain Bolt lost one of his nine Olympic gold medals Wednesday when the International Olympic Committee stripped Jamaica of their 4x100m relay win at the 2008 Beijing Games after a teammate was caught doping. The decision which follows the re-testing of hundreds of samples from the Beijing Games, means ...

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