NAN Sports Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 28, 2018: Here are the top
stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, June 28, 2019:
Gold Cup Quarter Final Action
It’s another Gold Cup weekend. The CONCACAF competition
enters the quarter finals stage this Saturday June 29th and Sunday,
June 30th. At 7 p.m. tomorrow, Haiti takes on Canada. It is Haiti’s
first time making the quarter finals of the Gold Cup. Match time is 7 p.m. at
the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas,
At 9:30 p.m., also tomorrow, Costa Rica will face
Mexico. On Sunday, Jamaica takes on Panama at 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Financial
Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, while the US plays Curacao at 8 p.m. The
winners of each of the matchups will advance to next Tuesday’s semi-finals. The
final is set for July 7th.
Catch all the action live on FS1.
West Indies Lose
The West Indies
cricket team suffered another loss Thursday, this time against India as the
2019 men’s cricket world cup continued.
The Windies lost by a whopping 125 runs at Old Traford. The team was
decimated by the bowling of the Indian pacers including Mohammed Shami , to collapse at
143 off 34.2 overs. Sunil Ambris was the lone top-scorer for the Windies with 31.
They next face
Sri Lanka in Durham on Monday, July 1st and Afghanistan on July 4th
at Leeds. The Windies has so far lost 5 of their seven matches, winning just 1.
They have only 3 points on the World Cup points table.
India For Florida Clash
On the heels of
their defeat at the hands of the India cricket team, the Windies will again
have to face the tough side this summer.
The India Tour of the West Indies which starts in August and will be
sponsored by MyTeam11 and co-powered by Skoda and Kamla Pasand.
fans are in for a treat. The West Indies and India will play the first two T20I
back-to-back matches on the weekend of August 3rd and 4th at
the Broward County Stadium in the city of Lauderhill, Florida.
Online sale of
tickets for the matches began on June 24th via www.windiescricket.com. Local
box office sales start approximately two weeks in advance of each leg of the
Jamaica At Doha
Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), have announced that they will use
the IAAF Ranking to select the three athletes who will represent the country in
the 100m hurdles at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar as of
August 16, 2019.
The JAAA said
competitor, Danielle Williams, who was disqualified from the race, remains
ineligible to be selected to represent Jamaica at any of the events for which
competitors in that race were vying for selection.”
initially disqualified from the final at the National Championships on Sunday,
will not be eligible for selection. The 2015 world champion refused to leave
the track after she was disqualified for a false start at the National
Championships this past weekend, which resulted in a lengthy delay.