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TWO-TIME Olympic triple jump gold medallist Christian Taylor is in Barbados and he has a few words of advice for athletes.

WEST INDIES - IN SPITE of a less than perfect build-up to their series against Pakistan in Dubai, the West Indies players appear to be motivated and geared up for what they expect will be a hard-fought three-match T20 contest.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - This Friday, on September 24th, international game tester and DP candidate #12 Marvio Cooks will be hosting a gaming tournament.

KINGSTON, Jamaica CMC - While T20 superstar Andre Russell is attempting to dodge a two-year ban from the sport, the Jamaica Anti-doping Commission (JaDCO) says he violated a whereabouts clause through negligence.

HOLLAND - Wednesday night’s KNVB Cup match between Ajax and Willem II will be the first ever high-level game to use a video referee to check controversial decisions.

HOLLAND - The Dutch football association KNVB is warning parents and clubs to be on the look out for fake managers who approach young players with stories about lucrative contracts.

HOLLAND - The Dutch Paralympic team is returning home from the Rio games after finishing in seventh place in the medals table, with 62 medals including 17 golds.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The works to ensure the proper lighting of the St. Peters and Middle Region basketball courts were completed on Monday September 19th, 2016.

ST JOHN’S, Antigua -- The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said it has taken note of the repeated “calls to conduct a forensic audit of the Board in order to save West Indies cricket from absolute and total downfall” made by former officials of the WICB.

ST GEORGE’S, Grenada -- In a statement on Wednesday, Grenada prime minister, Dr Keith Mitchell, slammed what he described as the bizarre action of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) to fire coach Phillip Simmons, just over a year and a half after his initial appointment, and just two days before the team leaves the region on a tough assignment.

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