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PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad - Chris Gayle struck an unbeaten 54-ball 108 for Jamaica Tallawahs to chase down 192 with 10 balls to spare against Trinbago Knight Riders on Monday night in Trinidad.

The ICC Board has postponed taking a decision on whether to hold a World T20 in 2018 until October. After the tournament was a huge success in India earlier this year, ICC members had wanted to restore it to a once-in-two-years affair, as opposed to restricting it to a four-year cycle as was discussed earlier. South Africa had emerged a favourite to host the 2018 tournament and the matter was meant to be finalised at the ICC annual conference, which concluded in Edinburgh on Saturday.

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former Prime Minister P.J. Patterson says Jamaica has a duty to rigorously defend its athletes against doping allegations as such matters have implications for the country’s image.

HOLLAND - The Dutch women’s hockey team lost the final of the Champions Trophy 2-1 to Argentina on Sunday.

HOLLAND - Fifteen Dutch cyclists are taking part in this year’s Tour de France race, which starts on Saturday on the island Mont-Saint-Michel.

SAINT LUCIAThe Saint Lucia Tourist Board and regional Sports Consultant Joseph ‘Reds’ Perreira are expressing delight at the attractive ticket prices announced for the upcoming cricket test match between the West Indies and Indian cricket teams. 

HOLLAND - The Dutch team at July’s European athletics championships in Amsterdam will be made up of 54 athletes, the Dutch athletics union said on Tuesday.

HOLLAND - The cabinet is spending several million euros to boost sports in the Netherlands with the ambition to make the country one of top 10 sporting nations in the world.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Minister of Education Culture Youth & Sports Silveria Jacobs was on hand at the Marie Genevieve de Weever School on Monday morning to witness the finalized works to the Playground / Basketball Court and addressed the students as well as management and staff.

HOLLAND - Football club FC Twente will not be demoted to the Jupiler league after all, the Dutch football association decided on Friday.

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