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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Iconic former West Indies batsman Brian Lara says he has been cleared of anything serious after being admitted to a hospital in Mumbai with chest pains last month.

West Indies player Carlos Brathwaite expresses disappointed after West Indies was beaten by India at last month’s Cricket World Cup in England. The loss eliminated the Caribbean representatives from the 50-overs competition in the first round of the 10-team tournament.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Jamaica’s senior men soccer team rose above yet another explosive episode of internal conflict to beat the United States last month in an international friendly match played here.

RJ Barrett, the 19-year-old grandson of Jamaicans, is greeted by National Basketball Association Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the New York Knicks with the third overall pick of the NBA draft held last month. The late Noel Duhaney, the Jamaican father of Barrett’s mother Kesha, used to root for the Knicks and watch games with his grandson. The parents of Barrett’s father Rowan were also from Jamaica. Barrett, a 6’ 7” player, is from Duke University. He said Duhaney told him he’d play for the Knicks and that’s the NBA team he wanted to play for as well.

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