Nicholas Walters Knocked Out Nonito Donaire to win the WBA Featherweight Title

Nicholas Walters WBA Featherweight Champion

Nicholas Walters of Jamaica gave his father a great birthday present by knocking out Nonito Donaire in the sixth round of their Featherweight title fight in Carson California, USA.

Len Baichan: West Indies batsman lost in a battle against Roy Fredericks, Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes

Leonard Baichan - Guyanese and West Indies Cricketer

Len Baichan, born on May 12, 1946, was a classic case of being at the wrong place at the wrong time.Abhishek Mukherjee looks at a debut centurion gifted with the ability to play long innings, he was kept out by the champion West Indian openers of the 1970s.

Kevin Krigger from the U.S. Virgin Islands will race in this weekend’s Kentucky Derby

Kevin Krigger

The 139th running of the Kentucky Derby this weekend will feature Kevin Krigger who was born in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Kevin Krigger was born on October, 23, 1983 - ST CROIX, VI USA. He moved to the USA at age 18 and won his first race in the Santa Anna Derby in 2001, climbed the ladder, winning 139 races in 2005 before slipping to 11 wins in 2008-09, before regaining his footing and winning 165 races in 2011. Krigger is the first African-American jockey to ride in the Derby in more than a decade.

Alf Valentine: One half the famous West Indian spin twins

Alf Valentine became the first West Indian to take 100 Test wickets when he bowled Jim Laker in his 19th Test at Bourda 1953-54

Alf Valentine, the first West Indian to take a hundred Test wickets, was born on April 28, 1930. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at one half of the spin duo that had once taken the cricket world by storm.

If you came across Alf Valentine on a random road, pub, or park, the fact that he could be a cricketer would have hardly crossed your mind. Lean, tall, bespectacled, toothy, and very un-sportsmanly in appearance, Valentine could have passed for any other professional barring a cricketer.

Chris Gayle sets the IPL T20 on Fire

Chris Gayle

Chris Gayle the West Indian Batsman from Kingston Jamaica has set the IPL T20 on fire with the fastest ever century. Scoring 100 from 30 balls and went on to 175 not out from 66 balls demonstrated his skill, power, tenacity, concentration, temperament and much more.

If there is a man (person) who can bridge all cultures with his superb talent then Christopher Henry Gayle is that man/person. People all over India are asking for Chris Gayle.

Chris Gayle 175* (66b), RCB 264 for 3

Chris Gayle can shatter dreams. Ask Ishwar Pandey, the highest wicket-taker in this year's Ranji Trophy who got smashed for 21 in his first over this IPL.

Ask Mitchell Marsh, whose decent run with the ball this IPL was blown out of his memory with first over going for 28.

Ask Aaron Finch, the third captain for Pune Warriors this season who bowled an over hoping to restrict Gayle but didn't bowl again after being blasted for 29.

The 117th Boston Marathon before the tragedy of the bombings

Runners start the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, in Hopkinton, Mass., Monday, April 15, 2013

Two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon finish line Monday two hours after Lelisa Desisa and Rita Jeptoo crossed it to win the race. Two people were killed and at least a 100 were injured.

Curtly Ambrose 8 for 45, the spell elevated him to the league of the greats

Curtly Ambrose finished with a career-best eight for 45 and match figures of 10 for 127 © Getty Images

On April 10, 1990 Curtly Ambrose picked up a career-best 8 for 45 to demolish England at Kensington Oval. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at one of the most stellar bowling performances from Ambrose that helped West Indies level the series.

“Pride wouldn’t allow us to let England beat us at home” – Curtly Ambrose.

Garry Sobers provides glimpses of his greatness to come on his Test debut

Garry Sobers had analysis of 28.5-9-75-4 in the England first innings on his Test debut © Getty Images

Gary Sobers, arguably the greatest cricketer of all times, made his Test debut on March 30, 1954. Abhishek Mukherjee looks back at the stepping-stone of an amazing career.

West Indies had won the first two Tests of the 1953-54 home series, but England clawed their way back to win the third Test. After a drawn fourth Test, the teams met at Kingston for the crucial final Test. To quote EW Swanton, “a slim, remarkably loose-limbed left-hander” made his debut in that Test.

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