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West Indies Women Set to Square off Against Sri Lanka in the ICC Championship
Sri Lanka and West Indies will aim to boost their standings when they go head to head in round three of the ICC Women’s Championship, which starts in Colombo on Wednesday.

The series includes four ODIs but only the final three matches scheduled for 15, 18 and 20 May will count towards the eight-team ICC Women’s Championship. The top four sides from this tournament will qualify automatically for the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017, while the bottom four sides will play in the ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier.

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Mon Repos Football League Senior Club Football Competition Continues
The Mon Repos Football League Senior Club Football Competition continued on Thursday with Young Strikers going past Lumbard Youth and Sports Club 3-0. Young Strikers was led by a brace from Jason "Turtle " Constantine (40th ,56th )and Rohan Lesmond in the 70th minute. On Friday Grass Street Sports Club defeated Challengers Sports Club by 4-0 with the goals coming from Mitchum Francis 22nd, Gellan Raymond 30th, Cory Serieux 42nd, and Clint Charlery 55th minute.

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Second Place for Levern Spencer at the Jamaica Invitational over the Weekend
On Saturday evening, Saint Lucia’s Levern Spencer competed at the Jamaica Invitational. Spencer, the Caribbean’s leading high jumper, and the most decorated performer in the English-speaking region, cleared 1.90m to finish second behind Nigeria’s Doreen Amata. Amata also cleared 1.90. Spencer came in seeking a 1.94m mark to join her compatriot Jeannelle Scheper in qualifying for the 2015 World Championships in Beijing. Both have qualified for the Pan American Games coming up in Toronto. 

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Mindoo Phillip Premier League Inter District Division 1 Two Day Cricket Tournament Continues

The St. Lucia National Cricket Association Mindoo Phillip Premier League Inter District Division 1 Two Day Cricket Tournament continued over the weekend at the Gros Islet Playing Field, with the home team Gros Islet registering a comprehensive inning and 160 run victory over Anse La Raye. Gros Islet's  dominance was spare headed by a century from Vernillius Gabriel,  a half-century from Captain Larry Edward and 5 wicket hauls from Millan David and Rene Montoute.

Anse La Raye batting first was dismissed for 88 in 29.3 overs, with Neil Labadie finishing on 23 not out. For Gros Islet, the chief destroyer was left arm orthodox spinner Millan David who bowled impressively, finishing with figures of 6 for 20 in 10 overs. Good support also came from Lee Solomon with 1 for 13 in 5 overs, Larry Edward 1 for 15 in 3.3 overs and Simeon Gerson 1 for 19 in 6 overs.

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Saint Lucia High Jumper Jeannelle Scheper Now a University Graduates
Jeannelle Scheper is now a university graduate. The 20-year-old high jumper from Gros Islet now holds a bachelors degree in mathematics and economics with a minor in Spanish from the University of South Carolina. Scheper, one of 90 student athletes to graduate from USC this year, has been recruited into the master’s programme for economics. She is a women’s track and field team captain for the 2015 outdoor season, where she has been exemplary. So far, she is unbeaten in high jump, and has the top mark in the USA. She is favoured to win the Southeastern Conference title next week, and could be Saint Lucia’s first National Collegiate Athletics Association track and field champion in Division 1. 

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Fallout from the England West Indies Cricket Series continues as Peter Moores gets the Sack
Peter Moores left his position as England head coach on Saturday “devastated” by the decision and angered by the handling of his sacking.

News of Moores’s imminent sacking was made public on Friday while he was coaching England against Ireland in Dublin. He took a swipe at the England & Wales Cricket Board’s management of the situation in the statement announcing his departure and also felt he was not given enough time to prove himself.

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West Indies Coach Phil Simmons meets with Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Coach of the West Indies cricket team Phil Simmons met with struggling West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul for a lengthy period on Monday in Barbados, as they discussed his future with the regional side.

The 40-year-old Chanderpaul who is nearing Brian Lara’s mark for the most Test runs by a West Indian, had a miserable tour against England, where he tallied just 92 runs at a lowly average of 15.33 from six innings.

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Manny Pacquiao is being sued after losing to Flyd Mayweather over the Weekend

Manny Pacquiao is the subject of a lawsuit in Nevada after being accused of lying over a shoulder injury sustained before his fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas.

The Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) says Pacquiao did not declare he had a problem on a pre-fight questionnaire.

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St. Lucia Boxing Names team for the OECS Championship in Grenada
The St. Lucia Boxing Association has named a strong team of Five Boxers and three officials to defend the OECS Boxing title at the 2015 OECS Boxing championships scheduled to take place in Grenada from May 28th to the 31st.

The team  includes Trevon Lynch in the Bamtamweight Division, Heslie Joseph in the Lighweight Division, Lyndell Marcellin in the Welterweight Division, Marvin Anthony in the Middleweight Division and Arthur Langelier in the ST.Lucia are defending OECS Champions having won the championships when it was last held her in 2013. Joseph, Marcellin and Langelier are gold medal winners from the 2013 championships with Lynch a silver medalist from 2013. This will be Marvin Anthony’s first OECS Championships but he is a reigning gold medalist from the Creole Boxing championships.

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Two West Indies Cricketers get Major Ranking Boosts after the England Test Series
KINGSTON, Jamaica — West Indies batsman Jermaine Blackwood has made a dramatic jump in the Reliance ICC Player Rankings for Test Batsmen, following scores of 85 and 47 not out versus England in the third and final Test held in Barbados recently.

The 23-year-old leapt 31 places to 37th spot, his highest- ever position in the rankings.

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Another Record for Chris Gayle in the Indian Premier League
Two years after smashing the highest-ever individual score in the Indian Premier League, Chris Gayle found his way to the record books again, becoming the first man to hit 500 sixes in Twenty20 cricket. Playing his 201st T20 game, Gayle managed to score only 10 in Royal Challengers Bangalores' rained-out match against Rajasthan Royals but ensured he took something away from the game, when he dispatched Tim Southee over long off.

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Saint Lucia Swimming Appoints New Executive
The St Lucia Amateur Swimming Association held its 25th AGM on Wednesday April 29 at the Bay Gardens Hotel. The  membership elected a new executive to run the affairs of the federation for the year  2015 - 2016.  

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Massy United Schools Cricket Tournament Resumes with Semifinal Action

The 2015 Ministry of Youth Development and Sports Massy United Insurance Under - 19 Schools Cricket Tournament resumed on Tuesday with a semifinal clash between Soufriere Comprehensive and Gros Islet Secondary at the Dennery Playing Field.

The game was reduced to 40 overs a side due to a late start. Soufriere Comprehensive led by a 5 wicket haul from leg spinner Romal George and an unbeaten half-century from Julian Sylvester completed a comfortable 7 wicket  victory over Gros Islet Secondary and secured a place into the finals of the 2015 Massy United Insurance Under - 19 Schools Cricket Tournament.

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Sunil Narine Banned from Bowling Off Spinners in the Indian Premier League
In another setback for Sunil Narine, the West Indies player has been barred from bowling off-spinners in all matches organised by the BCCI, including the ongoing IPL.

Kolkata Knight Riders' ace spinner Narine underwent a biomechanical analysis in Chennai after being reported for a suspected illegal action again during the IPL tie against Sunrisers Hyderabad in Visakhapatnam on April 22.

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Junior Golfers Participate in Monthly Tournament
On Saturday April 25, Junior Golfers took to the course for their Monthly tournament. It was a hot and scorching morning as last medal winner and a dozen others forged their way through the tough St .Lucia golf club track. They competed in two formats, gross score and stableford points system. In the end the following players won in their respective categories;

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Saint Lucia Under-18 Team Preparing for the Windward Islands Tournament in June

National U19 selectees  in preparation for the 2015 Windward Island u-19 cricket championship to be played in Dominica in June, played two 50 overs  trial  matches on the Weekend:

On Saturday 25th April 2015 TEAM A Lead by Donan Edward won the toss and batted, scored 227 for 8 wkts in 43 overs. Conillus callender top scored with 55, Dane Edward 38, Johnnel Eugene 37 and Denzel James 27. Bowling for TEAM 2: Joshua Mann 2 wks for 23, Adeju Hobson, Daniel Jn Baptiste, Simeon Garson and Milam David took one wicket each.

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Saint Lucia's Jr Sportsman of the Year is #1 in Central American and the Caribbean
Saint Lucia's Junior Sportsman of the year 2014 Adriel Bousquet secured the #1 ranking in the 14 and under division for the Central America and Caribbean regions. Adriel was able to secure the #1 ranking on the back of one of the most successful tours by a St. Lucian tennis player.

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Canaries, Gros Islet and Vieux Fort South for Michel’s Electrical Super League Football Semifinals

Canaries, Gros Islet and Vieux Fort South have all booked their place to the semifinal round of the Michel’s Electrical Super League Football Tournament.

David Henry and Fitus Shepard scored in the 43rd and 75th minute to send Canaries past Roseau 2 goals to nil.

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West Indies Lose the Second Test in Grenada by...
ST GEORGE’S, Grenada, CMC – Mediocre batting coupled with a devastating new ball spell from seamer James Anderson combined to help West Indies squander a position of strength and slide to a heavy nine-wicket defeat to England in the second Test here Saturday.

Resuming the final day at the Grenada National Stadium on 202 for two – a lead of 37 runs overall – West Indies spectacularly lost their last eight wickets for 105 runs, to be all out for an insufficient 307, 35 minutes after lunch.

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A Successful Weekend for Saint Lucia's High Jump Queens in Tough Conditions
Saint Lucia's top two female high jumpers competed over the weekend, both facing cold, wet conditions.

At the prestigious Penn Relays, Jeannelle Scheper continued her unbeaten season in the high jump, winning the Championship Division with a mark of 1.86 meters (6-1.25). The senior earned her first career victory at the meet and passed on the final bars as she sets her eyes on the postseason. Teammate Nakita Gray was impressive in her own right, setting a new personal record with a jump of 5-11.75 to tie for the second-best height. She bumps up from third on the program top 10 to a tie for second with Chelsea Hammond.

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