Barbadian-born captain Jason Holder is starting to deliver impressive performances on the field as he attempts to lead the West Indies back to the pinnacle of the cricket and solidify his claim for a place in the side. Holder gained significantly in the international rankings coming out of the Tri-Nations Series of one-day internationals (ODI) in Zimbabwe last month, despite his sideâ€™s failure to reach the final. The 25-year-old jumped nine spots to 15th in the ODI bowlersâ€™ rankings, following his nine-wicket haul in four matches during the tournament.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 13, 2017: Here are some of the major stories making headlines in Caribbean sports scene this week: Jamaican-born triple Olympian Usain Bolt is among the contenders again for this yearâ€™s Laureus World Sportsman of the Year award. The winners, as voted for by members of the Laureus World Sports Academy, will be revealed in Monaco on February 14. Bolt, already a three-time Laureus winner, faces competition this year from 5k and 10k Olympic champion Mo Farah, basketball duo Stephen Curry and LeBron James, besides Bolt, soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo and tennis star Andy Murray, following a ballot by the worldâ€™s media.
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 6, 2016: Here are some of the major stories making headlines in Caribbean sports scene this week:
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016: There is no denying who the Caribbean sports personality of 2016 was. To the man who dominated sports, athletics, the Olympics and media coverage in 2016, the NAN title for Caribbean Sports Personality Of 2016 has to go to Usain St. Leo Bolt. Hereâ€™s why: