May 14, 2021

SportsMax Digicel acquire 2018 FIFA World Cup rights

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From Jamaica Observer SportsMax and Digicel announced recently that they have secured the broadcast rights for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, in 22 countries, through an agreement signed with DIRECTV . Following the successful carriage of the FIFA World Cup in 2006, 2010 and 2014, as well as the upcoming exclusive coverage of the […]

World’s biggest sports stadiums 2

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The 30 biggest sports stadiums in the world, ranked by crowd capacity Part 2 By Alan Dawson The world is home to some truly gigantic sports venues, covering much-loved sports like football, soccer, and rugby. To work out which non-racing stadium is king, we have collected official crowd capacity data from the venues to produce […]

The US economy isn’t quite as strong as it looks

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By Pedro Nicolaci da Costa From Business Insider The US economy grew at a rate of 3% in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Friday. Both business investment and consumer spending made solid contributions to third-quarter gains. That headline, however, masks the fact that overall growth is still closer to 2%, and some key […]

Roanald Forbes named Cayman Islands flag bearer

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Ronald Forbes has been announced as the Cayman Islands flag bearer for the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Forbes will be making his third Olympic appearance competing in the 110 m hurdles on Aug. 15., says “it’s a great honor” to lead the Cayman Islands delegation for the second time. Having competed […]

why you never want your city to host the Olympics

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These photos show why you never want your city to host the Olympics By Brad Reed From BGR Earlier this summer, my hometown of Boston made national headlines after its citizens waged a successful campaign to kill the city’s bid for hosting the 2024 Summer Olympics. While some people out there may scratch their heads […]

Tribute to Olympic Gold winners Sir Durward and Cecil Cooke

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From Bahama Islands Info NASSAU, The Bahamas — It was 50 years ago…in Tokyo…when Sir Durward “Seawolf” Knowles and the late Cecil Cooke won Olympic Gold — representing a first for The Bahamas.   They won the Star Class Sailing in those Summer Olympics.   The Bahamas Olympic Committee along with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and […]

ESPN to distribute 2016 Summer Olympics

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The International Olympic Committee Awards Broadcast Rights To The 2016 Summer Olympics In The Caribbean To Canoc Broadcasting Inc. (CBI) ESPN named official television producer and distributor of RIO 2016 in the West Indies The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the broadcast rights in the Caribbean for the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in […]