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 Alex Robinson, the former Calabar and Wolmer’s Boys track star, who I’ve known since he was born, taught me one of life’s greatest lessons. We attended the same church and…
The Milwaukee Bucks restarted a fierce discussion about sports and politics on Wednesday evening after they boycotted their Eastern Conference first-round playoff game against the Orlando Magic. Their boycott comes…
It’s difficult for our voices to be heard and our stories to be told around the world when one resides on an island in the West Indies. It comes with…
Seven years ago I was watching this T20 series involving the hosts West Indies women, England women and New Zealand women in Barbados. The West Indies won the triangular tournament…
Last year I visited Trinidad and Tobago, met Brian Lara, did a couple of SSFL matches, walked the streets of Port of Spain, had some spicy doubles and attended the…
Last week I wrote Test Cricket wasn’t in the DNA of this West Indies Cricket team. Since that article the team offered up yet another insipid display to lose the…
It’s been a long time since the West Indies has had consistently good results in Test cricket. In fact, since the Caribbean men gave up the Frank Worrell Trophy to…
Seven years ago, a fact-based thriller about the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis won best picture at the Academy Awards. The name of the picture was Argo, the name of the…
Last summer Paul Pogba gave an interview which shocked me as a Manchester United fan. The fact that he wanted to leave didn’t come as a massive surprise, however, the…
Earlier this week, the findings of a study which looked into racial bias in football commentary were released, and needless to say, it raised a few eyebrows. The study, organized…
As human beings, we are attracted to extravagance. We like to be a part of the big show. Whether it be protests or boycotts, parades or marches, or social media…
April 18, 1994 The sun wasn’t up yet, but I was already awake. I did my best not to stir my mother and my grandmother who were the human loaves…
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