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Blake Shelton dominates Country Music awards

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (Reuters) – Blake Shelton dominated the Country Music Association awards on Thursday, taking home three trophies, including the coveted entertainer of the year prize, on country music's biggest night. Shelton, 36, whose popularity has rocketed since he became a judge in 2011 on the TV singing contest "The Voice," also won male vocalist of the year for a ...

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Windies on way back, says Sir Viv – Jamaica Observer

BBC Sport Windies on way back, says Sir VivJamaica ObserverLONDON, England (CMC) — Cricket legend Sir Vivian Richards says he believes West Indies cricket can return to its glory days under the leadership of Darren Sammy. Richards believes cricketing confidence in the region has received a timely boost …West Indies Cricket Board announce bumper 7 year dealTheSportsCampus.comDid conman Allen Stanford ...

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Star batsman Samuels ready to give back … set to launch charity organisation – Jamaica Gleaner

Jamaica Gleaner Star batsman Samuels ready to give back … set to launch charity organisationJamaica GleanerWest Indies cricketer Marlon Samuels has targeted his alma maters, Tarrant Primary and Kingston College (KC), as the first beneficiaries of his soon-to-be-launched charity organisation, the Marlon Samuels Foundation, which he expects to be up and … and more »

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Gibson backs Edwards – Jamaica Gleaner

Gibson backs EdwardsJamaica GleanerWest Indies cricket coach Ottis Gibson has described pacer Fidel Edwards as a capable replacement for fast bowler Kemar Roach who will miss the Test series of the tour of Bangladesh this month. Roach is suffering from a knee injury and could be … and more »

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Cummins ruled out for the season – Cricket News Update – bettor.com (blog)

Cummins ruled out for the season – Cricket News Updatebettor.com (blog)Upon assessment, it was revealed that the 19-year-old will miss his second consecutive home summer where the Kangaroos will lock horns with South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies. He was already expected to be overlooked for the opening two Tests … and more »

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Michael Clarke dumped by Indian Premier League team – Stuff.co.nz

The Age Michael Clarke dumped by Indian Premier League teamStuff.co.nzClarke was signed by Pune Warriors earlier this season and joined the team after Australia's Test tour of the West Indies. Across his six matches he averaged 16.33, at a scoring rate of just over a run a ball. Most IPL player contracts were due to run …Clarke among 17 Aussies ...

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Tijuana’s football team bringing some pride, joy – Ct Post

Tijuana's football team bringing some pride, joyCt PostThe club's sporting director Ignacio Palau talked with pride of the team, which is made up of players from all over Latin America and the United States. "In Tijuana you can't feel like a foreigner because we are all from many different places," Palau … and more »

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Lionel Messi becomes a dad

BARCELONA superstar Lionel Messi announced this morning the birth of his first child, Thiago, although the club say he will still play on Saturday. Messi’s partner, Antonella Roccuzzo, delivered their son at the Dexeus hospital about 700 metres from Barcelona’s Camp Nou…

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Taj TV cuts seven-year TV deal with WICB – ESPNcricinfo.com

BBC Sport Taj TV cuts seven-year TV deal with WICBESPNcricinfo.comTaj TV has acquired television rights from the WICB for a period of seven years, beginning from January 2013. Taj TV, which operates five sports channels including Ten Sports and has previously telecast West Indies cricket, bought the terrestrial …Zee retains West Indies cricket telecast rights for 7 yearsIndiantelevision.comTaj TV acquires ...

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Nigerian army kills 30 in militant bastion: Witnesses

Nigerian troops shot dead at least 30 people during raids in the northeast city of Maiduguri, bastion of the radical Islamist sect Boko Haram, witnesses and hospital staff said on Friday. Boko Haram says it wants to create an Islamic state in Nigeria and its…

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