Nestled in the middle of the Leeward Islands and called the heart of the Caribbean, Antigua & Barbuda is a twin island nation and is known as the land of many beaches, boasting a total of 365 - one for each day of the year. What makes Antigua so unique is its warm, steady winds and its dramatic coastline of coral reefs.
It has long been a prime winter home for many international yachts as sailing is very much a part of the island’s appeal with Antigua hosting an International Regatta in May each year.
Like many Commonwealth countries, cricket is Antigua’s most popular sport.
One cannot fully grasp the culture of Antigua without considering the island's fierce devotion to cricket. The sport is played everywhere, at any time and with a passion that cannot be...
Barbados is rightly regarded as one of the world’s premier tourist destinations. It is the only vacation destination in the Hemisphere that boasted a scheduled Concorde service and it is no surprise that many foreign investors and business men who visit Barbados fall in love with the island. They all find a way to become part of this small, but affluent, Caribbean country.
Cricket has been the national pastime of Barbados almost from the beginning of the country's history, having been introduced to the island by the early English settlers. It is often played in the nation’s streets with homemade bats and taped tennis balls, or on one of the many cricket grounds around the island.
Barbados’ most famous cricket ground is the Kensington Oval located less than a mile from the...
Guyana is a paradise for nature lovers, adventure seekers and the eco-tourist alike. The country boasts an irresistible combination of fascinating and breathtaking natural beauty; pristine Amazonian rainforests; immense waterfalls; amazing wildlife; blended with a vibrant indigenous culture, rich heritage and the most hospitable and friendly people in the world.
Guyana has one of the highest levels of biodiversity in the world. Guyana, with 1,168 vertebrate species, 1,600 bird species, boasts one of the richest mammalian fauna assemblages of any comparably sized area in the world.
The game of cricket in Guyana is not just the most popular sport, it is a national pastime. Rich in cricket history, the sport is as popular today as it was 100 years ago and the players are...
Jamaica is the fifth largest island country in the Caribbean. The people boast ancestors from Africa, Europe and Asia that have helped shape Jamaica and make it the multi-faceted mosaic of international customs and traditions it is today. 'Out of many, One people' is the country’s very accurate motto. Whilst being known for its many beautiful white sandy beaches, Jamaica is best known as a worldwide leader in musical genres from reggae to dub to dancehall all of which originated from the island’s vibrant recording industry. You don’t go anywhere in Jamaica without hearing music in the street!
Jamaica’s most famous son, the legendary Bob Marley, is known the world over and his music was, and continues to be, influential around the world. Time Magazine named his Exodus Album the ‘...
The beautiful volcanic island of St. Lucia is more mountainous than any other Caribbean Island, but also boasts beautiful white sandy beaches. Because it switched so often between British and French control throughout its history, St. Lucia was also known as the "Helen of the West Indies" and, whilst the official language is English, the locals also speak Creole, a form of French patois.
From carnival parades to St. Lucia Jazz, the excitement never stops. Visitors can taste sumptuous Creole-infused dishes during the Jounen Kweyol Festival in October and watch the first boat cross the finish line at the Atlantic Rally for Cruisers race in November.
Like most Caribbean islands, cricket is the most popular sport in St. Lucia and though the island does not boast many...
Trinidad lies just off the coast of northeastern Venezuela and south of Grenada in the Lesser Antilles. It shares maritime boundaries with other nations including Barbados to the northeast, Guyana to the southeast, and Venezuela to the south and west. Trinidad is best known as the Land of Steel Pan, and people come from all over the world to experience Trinidad Carnival. Calypso music also known as 'Kaiso' (a shout of encouragement, bravo!) originated in Trinidad. The art form was developed during the 19th century in Trinidad's Carnival. It combines the skills of story-telling, singing, social commentary and humour. The roots of the music lay in the arrival of African slaves to Trinidad, who were not allowed to speak to each other during work, so instead communicated through songs....
The 2014 Limacol CPL - 11th July to 16th August of 2014
The 2014 Limacol Caribbean Premier League is set to be even bigger and better than last year.
The inaugural Limacol CPL, billed as "the Biggest Party in Sport" was a major success with sell out crowds of 250,000 cricket fans attending matches across Antigua, Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, Trinidad and St Lucia, whilst a global TV audience of 36 million were entertained by the skills of T20 stars like Sunil Narine, Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga and Ricky Ponting. This year with 30 matches spread across 37 days the Caribbean's finest players are set to be joined by cricketing superstars like Kevin Pietersen and Mohammad Hafeez.
Our Next Match Is In Just
02 August 2014
Jamaica Tallawahs vs Guyana Amazon Warriors
11:00 am Saturday 02nd August 2014
- Kingston, Jamaica