ANTIGUA

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 4: Discards reshuffle the pack

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Kialoa III and Spirit in CSA © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The penultimate day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was held in near perfect conditions off the south coast of Antigua. The Caribbean surf and sea state had moderated in comparison to the start of the regatta, but Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 3: Hotting up in Antigua

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Undefeated in CSA5, Ross Applebey’s Scarlet Oyster © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The third day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was once again blessed with glorious conditions. Squally pewter skies cleared shortly after the first warning gun and the breeze slowly woke up as the Read More

Antigua’s Charles Most Successful In Caribbean Invitational Tennis

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Sibley Charles accepts her Girls Main Draw prize from Scotiabank’s Country Manager, Gordon Julien. (Photo courtesy ABTA) Antigua & Barbuda’s Sibley Charles was in fine form over the weekend, winning the Girls Main Draw before teaming up with fellow Antiguan, Brasha Dyer, to take the Girls Doubles of the Caribbean Jr Invitational Tennis Tournament here Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 2: Buzzing in Antigua

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CSA 1 fleet racing on Fever-Tree day 2 at Antigua Sailing Week © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com By Louay Habib ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The second day of racing at the 50th edition of Antigua Sailing Week was blessed with awesome conditions, easterly trade winds pumping solid breeze over the cliffs and through the bays on the Read More

Antigua Sailing Week Race Day 1: Old traditions, new ways

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Sir Richard Matthews’ Humphreys 39, Oystercatcher XXXI win CSA 4 on English Harbour Race Day 1 © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Winning skippers on the first day of Antigua Sailing Week included Sir Richard Matthews, taking part in his 37th Antigua Sailing Week and 18-year-old Jules Mitchell, who has never skippered at the Read More

CARIBBEAN: Antigua worried at new plans to fund Mexico/US wall

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JAMAICA OBSERVER – A senior Antigua government minister says Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries will along with countries in Latin America speak with one voice opposing plans by the United States to target their nationals residing in the North American country to help President Donald Trump build his much touted multi-billion dollar US-Mexico border wall. US Read More

Over 20 Boats Set For Antigua Bermuda Race

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Over 20 boats are scheduled to hit the start line for the 900 nautical mile Antigua Bermuda Race which starts from Antigua on Friday, May 12th. “With 22 entries, including 17 over 50ft and seven Maxis and one SuperMaxi, the sight of the fleet departing for the 900 nautical mile race will be nothing short Read More

Thriller around Antigua

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Peters & May Round Antigua Race © Paul Wyeth/pwpictures.com ST JOHN’S, Antigua –The Peters & May Round Antigua Race produced a spectacular match race between two magnificent ocean greyhounds with an unbelievable finish. Sir Peter Harrison’s British ketch Sojana and Jean-Paul Riviere’s French sloop, Nomad IV battled it out for the 52 miles, just a Read More

‘Spirit Of Bermuda’ Wins Awards In Antigua

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The Bermuda Sloop Foundation’s Spirit of Bermuda sailed to Antigua to participate in the Antigua Classic Yacht Regatta as well as the Antigua to Bermuda Race, and while in Antigua she participated in a gamut of activities, including the Antigua Classic Yacht Week. The vessel and her crew did very well, with Spirit of Bermuda winning Read More

Illini add Antigua to staff, starting to look at Kansas recruit

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Close New Fighting Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood speaks at the Statefarm Center on Monday, Mar 20 2017. Ryan Fang Ryan Fang New Fighting Illini basketball coach Brad Underwood speaks at the Statefarm Center on Monday, Mar 20 2017. Illinois basketball has had itself a hectic couple of weeks. A few days ago, the Illini Read More