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The Bahamian Bronx Bomber

September 25, 2014 | 4:46 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Antoan Richardson By the Caribbean Journal staff Nassau, Bahamas-born outfielder Antoan Richardson is back in Major League Baseball, and this time for the league's preeminent franchise: the New York Yankees, aka the Bronx Bombers. Richardson made news when he was first called up by the Atlanta Braves in 2011, as the sixth-ever Bahamian to play in the Major more...

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Is It Time For a Caribbean World Cup?

July 7, 2014 | 7:01 am | 0 Comment

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COULD THE Caribbean ever host a World Cup? Why not? Earlier this year, Caribbean Journal contributor Ilio Durandis put forth the idea that Haiti could one day host the World Cup. But that got us thinking — what about the region as a whole, as the Caribbean did for the 2007 Cricket World Cup? Just imagine — group stages across different islands; knockout more...

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Costa Rica Shocks Italy, 1-0, as Caribbean Basin Continues Strong World Cup

June 20, 2014 | 1:53 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Costa Rica's footballers in action By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Basin is taking this World Cup by storm. Following Colombia's thrilling victory over Cote d'Ivoire on Thursday, Costa Rica continued its surprising run, beating heavily-favoured Italy 1-0 in Brazil. Costa Rica won the game on a goal in the 44th minute of play, when Bryan more...

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Caribbean Players in the 2014 World Cup

June 16, 2014 | 7:22 pm | 0 Comment

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THERE AREN'T any teams from the traditional Caribbean in the 2014 World Cup in Brazil (although there are several from the wider Caribbean Basin), but that doesn't mean there isn't a strong Caribbean contingent. From powerhouses like the Netherlands and England to up-and-coming teams like Costa Rica, there are a number of Caribbean footballers in Brazil this month. Here more...

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Colombia Defeats Greece, 3-0, in World Cup Opener in Brazil

June 14, 2014 | 1:52 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: the Estadio Mineirao in Brazil By the Caribbean Journal staff Colombia defeated Greece, 2-0, on Saturday in its opening match at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. Colombia quickly got on the board when Pablo Armero scored in the fifth minute, and added an insurance goal in the 58th minute when Teofilo Gutierrez put one through. Colombia iced the game with a more...

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Cricket: Grenada to Host Opening Matches of Caribbean Premier League 2014

May 8, 2014 | 5:36 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Grenada's National Cricket Stadium By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada will be hosting the opening games of the second season of the Limacol Caribbean Premier League cricket tournament. The tournament's opening matches will be hosted at Grenada's National Cricket Stadium, which has hosted several West Indies cricket matches since 2002, and six matches more...

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11 Caribbean Baseball Players to Watch in the 2014 Season

March 31, 2014 | 1:41 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: Robinson Cano By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean seems to be taking over the baseball world. From David Ortiz's postseason heroics to the rookie-season surge of Yasiel Puig, the region continues its rise as perhaps the single-greatest source of baseball talent in the world. And there are a number of Caribbean players to keep an eye on for 2014, more...

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Victoria Duval Out in First Round of Sony Open in Key Biscayne

March 20, 2014 | 9:38 am | 0 Comment

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Above: Victoria Duval By Alexander Britell KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — Haitian-American tennis star Victoria Duval lost her first-round match at the Sony Open on Wednesday in straight sets. Duval fell 7-6, 6-1 to 22-year-old Netherlands native Kiki Bertens, who is currently ranked 33rd in the world. It wasn't the cleanest game for Duval, who had nine double faults more...

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Mini Cooper Ad Imagines Mini Usain Bolt

March 19, 2014 | 6:00 am | 0 Comment

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Above: the Gitam BBDO Ad By the Caribbean Journal staff A recently-released print advertisement for Mini Cooper imagined a "mini" Usain Bolt. The advertisement, meant to imply the pocked-sized speed of the Mini Cooper S automobile, was produced by advertising firm Gitam BBDO, which is based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The ad was led by executive creative director Danny more...

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How Caribbean Skiers Fared in Sochi

February 21, 2014 | 4:21 pm | 0 Comment

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Above: St John's Jasmine Campbell at Sochi By the Caribbean Journal staff The Jamaican bobsleigh team received much of the publicity, but a number of skiers representing Caribbean nations made their mark at the Sochi Olympics. So how did they fare? British Virgin Islands skier Peter Adam Crook finished 27th in the first round of qualification for the men's ski more...

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