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GREAT BAY - A delegation from the Velo Club also known as VCG paid a courtesy call to one of their longstanding and major sponsors; NAGICO Insurances on Tuesday and presented them with their newly acquired 1st place trophy, which they won at the Annual John T Memorial Cycling competition held in Anguilla on July 7.

WESTINDIES - The fifth one-dayer between West Indies and New Zealand had plenty of similarities to Saturday's fourth ODI at Warner Park: West Indies chose to bat, the top order stumbled, one of their Twenty20 stars made the slowest ODI half-century of his career to anchor the innings, and then some pyrotechnics from Andre Russell took the home side towards 250.

Philipsburg, St. Maarten – Telem Group of Companies donated the sum of US$1,434 to the St. Maarten Youth Beat Foundation to cover the travel expenses of one student who will be participating in an NBA summer basketball camp in Philadelphia.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Thursday this week, Scotiabank made a donation to the United Volleyball Club Youth Program to help youngsters participating in the annual summer camp.


Match facts

Monday, July 16
Start time 0930 (1330 GMT)

WEST INDIES - The frustration in the Trinidad and Tobago camp is understandable. Last week, when news broke that the West Indies T20 champions would yet again have to go through a qualifying round to get into the group stage of the Champions League, Dudnath Ramkessoon, the chief operations manager and chief selector of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board described the decision as "unfortunate".

WESTINDIES - New Zealand's stand-in captain Kane Williamson hopes an improved performance with the ball and in the field during Wednesday's victory in St Kitts will be the catalyst for a turnaround in the side's fortunes for the rest of their Caribbean trip.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Summer basketball schedule of games being played at the L. B. SCOTT SPORTS AUDITORIUM.

WEST INDIES - New Zealand's tour seemed to have hit rock-bottom midway through the third ODI against West Indies when their only consistent batsman of the series, BJ Watling, joined their lengthy list of injured players.

This was after their struggling and inexperienced batting line-up got the gift of a pancake-flat track, a tiny ground where the straight boundaries are only 60m long, and the chance to bat first, but could only reach 249.


Match facts

Wednesday, July 11
Start time 0930 (1330 GMT)

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