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Caribbean Beat Magazine

As far as it goes | Snapshot

When Grenadian Anderson Peters won javelin gold at the 2019 World Championships, it took observers by surprise. This was no overnight success, says Sheldon Waithe — but the product of steady hard work and staunch confidence. Now the young athlete is preparing for his biggest challenge yet at the 2020 Summer Olympics

Peters won gold at the 2019 World Championships with a throw of 86.89 metres. Photo by DPA/Alamy Stock Photo

Cricket the way to go

Cricket is a Caribbean passion. With the 1993 Caribbean cricket season well underway, Sir Garry Sobers — the man Don Bradman called "the greatest all-rounder I ever saw" — takes a hard look at the way the game is going and calls for some changes
Sir Garry Sobers. Photograph by Gordon Brooks

Considering Courtney Walsh

Younger, fitter men baulk at the pressure. The walls of West Indies cricket tumble around him. But Courtney Walsh, at 36 going on 37, remains as unstoppable as one of his own devastating deliveries. Vaneisa Baksh contemplates the brilliant career of the West Indies’s former captain and top wicket-taker
Courtney Walsh. Photograph by Laurence Griffiths/ Allsport