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NAN Sports Editor

News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. July 3, 2018: Here are the top
stories making Caribbean sports news for the week ending, July 3, 2019:

Penalty Kick Cost Haiti Semi-Finals Match

The Haiti men’s soccer squad has no reason to be sad.
They proved on an international stage Tuesday night that they were the better
team – better than the famed El Tri Mexican side.

The history making continued for 94 straight minutes as they held the Mexican team to a 0-0 score in the rumble in Arizona.

The barely one goal that Mexico managed to finally
score was all thanks to a terrible call from the Qatari referee of a penalty in
the 103rd  minute of the extra
half time. And with no VAR, the Haitian side had to suck it up and deal with
the penalty kick put in perfectly by Raul Jimenez.

Sadly, Haiti could not level the score in the remaining
16 minutes of play in the extra time and had to accept the fact that their 2019
history making Gold Cup run was over.

But each and every player on the team, especially
goalkeeper Herve
Bazile deserves to be applauded and awarded for the incredible play.

Chin up boys. Well

Tonight, there will be pre-fireworks action on the LP
field in Tennessee as the US takes on Jamaica’s Reggae Boyz in a fight for a
spot in the finale.  Jamaica beat the US
in a friendly before the tourney so they will be looking for a replay while the
US will undoubtedly be seeking to prove its worth after their lack luster 1-0
performance against Curacao Sunday night.

all the action live on FS1.

West Indies,
India For Florida Clash

On the heels of
their defeat at the hands of the India cricket team and exit from the 2019
Cricket World Cup, 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 Local
box office sales start approximately two weeks in advance of each leg of the

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.

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Mexico overcome Haiti in extra time to reach Gold Cup final - Reuters

Mexico overcome Haiti in extra time to reach Gold Cup final  ReutersMexico moved into the Gold Cup final on Tuesday with a 1-0 win over Haiti but they needed a penalty in extra time to beat the unfancied Caribbean outfit.