By NAN Sports Editor
News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 28, 2018: Here are the top stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, June 28, 2019:
Gold Cup Quarter Final Action
It’s another Gold Cup weekend. The CONCACAF competition enters the quarter finals stage this Saturday June 29th and Sunday, June 30th. At 7 p.m. tomorrow, Haiti takes on Canada. It is Haiti’s first time making the quarter finals of the Gold Cup. Match time is 7 p.m. at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas,
At 9:30 p.m., also tomorrow, Costa Rica will face Mexico. On Sunday, Jamaica takes on Panama at 5:30 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, while the US plays Curacao at 8 p.m. The winners of each of the matchups will advance to next Tuesday’s semi-finals. The final is set for July 7th.
Catch all the action live on FS1.
West Indies Lose Again
The West Indies cricket team suffered another loss Thursday, this time against India as the 2019 men’s cricket world cup continued. The Windies lost by a whopping 125 runs at Old Traford. The team was decimated by the bowling of the Indian pacers including Mohammed Shami , to collapse at 143 off 34.2 overs. Sunil Ambris was the lone top-scorer for the Windies with 31.
They next face Sri Lanka in Durham on Monday, July 1st and Afghanistan on July 4th at Leeds. The Windies has so far lost 5 of their seven matches, winning just 1. They have only 3 points on the World Cup points table.
West Indies, India For Florida Clash
On the heels of their defeat at the hands of the India cricket team, the Windies will again have to face the tough side this summer. The India Tour of the West Indies which starts in August and will be sponsored by MyTeam11 and co-powered by Skoda and Kamla Pasand.
Florida cricket fans are in for a treat. The West Indies and India will play the first two T20I back-to-back matches on the weekend of August 3rd and 4th at the Broward County Stadium in the city of Lauderhill, Florida.
Online sale of tickets for the matches began on June 24th via www.windiescricket.com. Local box office sales start approximately two weeks in advance of each leg of the tour.
Jamaica At Doha
The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA), have announced that they will use the IAAF Ranking to select the three athletes who will represent the country in the 100m hurdles at the 2019 IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar as of August 16, 2019.
The JAAA said competitor, Danielle Williams, who was disqualified from the race, remains ineligible to be selected to represent Jamaica at any of the events for which competitors in that race were vying for selection.”
Williams was initially disqualified from the final at the National Championships on Sunday, will not be eligible for selection. The 2015 world champion refused to leave the track after she was disqualified for a false start at the National Championships this past weekend, which resulted in a lengthy delay.