Cricket is traditionally the main sport in the West Indies. The British West Indies hosted the 2007 Cricket World Cup. The West Indies cricket team consists of players from the countries and territories of Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Maarten, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Trinidad & Tobago and the United States Virgin Islands.
The St. Kitts and Nevis national football team, also known as the "Sugar Boyz", has experienced some international success in recent years, progressing to the semi-final round of qualification for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in the CONCACAF region. Led by Glence Glasgow, they defeated the US Virgin Islands and Barbados before they were outmatched by Mexico, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.
The St. Kitts and Nevis Billiard Federation, SKNBF, is the governing body for cue sports across the two islands. The SKNBF is a member of the Caribbean Billiards Union (CBU) with the SKNBF President Ste Williams holding the post of CBU Vice-President.
Aaron Moses-Garvey is an English-born professional footballer who plays as a striker for Rugby Town. He began his career with Birmingham City, and although he never made a first-team appearance for the club, he has represented his father's native country, St Kitts and Nevis, at full international level.
Below are details of sports, sporting events and sports people related to St Kitts and Nevis.
Popular sports of St Kitts and Nevis
St Kitts and Nevis Sporting Success
Great athletes from St Kitts and Nevis
- Kim Collins - sprinter at the Summer Olympics on five occasions from 1996 to 2008 and in 2016.
- Aaron Moses-Garvey (football)
St Kitts and Nevis Sports trivia
- St Kitts and Nevis compete in world cricket as part of the West Indies
- Kim Collins is the country's first athlete to ever reach an Olympic Games event final.
St Kitts and Nevis at major events
Past sporting events hosted in St Kitts and Nevis
- 2007 Cricket World Cup hosted by the West Indies
Upcoming sporting events in St Kitts and Nevis
Annual sporting events held in St Kitts and Nevis
Sporting Facilities in St Kitts and Nevis
- Basseterre Warner Park Stadium, St Kitts & Nevis
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