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WESTINDIES - Sulieman Benn has moved closer to a return for West Indies after being named in their 30-man preliminary squad for the ICC World Twenty20.

Benn has not played for West Indies since last year's World Cup, a tournament during which the team management was unimpressed by his off-field behaviour, and he lost his central contract later in 2011.

CUL-de-sac, St. Maarten —The four-day softball knockout for corporate and government sporting teams hosted by the PJIAE Sporting Club concluded at the John Cooper-Jose Lake, Jr., Ballpark on Sunday, July 29.

WESTINDIES - Victory didn't seem so certain at the end of the fourth day, but West Indies delivered the knockout punch on the fifth, thanks to their seamers, to cruise to a nine-wicket win and take a 1-0 lead in the series.

WESTINDIES - Kieron Pollard, Dwayne Bravo and Sunil Narine are yet to formally give their consent to represent Trinidad & Tobago, instead of their IPL franchises, in the forthcoming Champions League Twenty20, a T&T board official has told ESPNcricinfo.

CUL-de-sac, St. Maarten - PJIAE Sporting Club is hosting a four-day softball knockout for the sporting teams of St. Maarten businesses and government departments.

GREAT BAY, St. Martin —When the "St. Maarten national selection" female volleyball team plays in St Kitts this weekend, the United Volleyball Club (UVC) will be rooting extra hard.

WESTINDIES - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will have to fork out $1 million to pay its former captain Ramnarace Sarwan for “publicly denigrating and humiliating” the Guyanese and Leicestershire middle order batsman.

The payment is part of a $1.5 million pay out in damages which the Board incurred recently. Sarwan was awarded the damages after winning his arbitration matter against the WICB, a case in which he was cleared of all charges levelled against him by WICB, CEO Ernest Hilliare regarding his fitness and attitude.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Table tennis federation a non profit organization will be organizing a 1 week level 1 course for coaches of table tennis ,we will be having Mr Leaondro Olvech heading this course from the International Table Tennis Federation(I.T.T.F.),the course will be practical and physical.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Tallahassee-St. Maarten Foundation Inc. (TLH-SXMF) and Skillz Baseball Academy St. Maarten have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to guide the relationship between both organizations to the benefit of the St. Maarten sports community and in particular those associated with Skillz Baseball Academy.

HOLLAND - American magazine Sports Illustrated says the Netherlands will win five gold medals at the Olympic Games which kick off in London on Friday.

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