Monday, May 29, 2017

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Shingles of the eye

May 29, 2017, 12:0 AM AST Comments

Two types of Herpes viruses are involved in infections of the eye. 1. Herpes Zoster, and 2. Herpes Simplex type I. Of these Zoster or Shingles is the more dramatic, causing pain, swelling and a vesicular rash consisting of fluid-filled blisters around the eye and forehead. Direct involvement of the


SUB-20 SIZZLER! *

May 28, 2017, 11:48 PM AST Comments

Jereem Richards joined an elite club when he clocked 19.97 seconds to top his men’s 200 metres quarter-final heat at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division 1 East Preliminary meet in Kentucky, USA, on Saturday night. The University of Alabama junior became only the secon


Morain grabs NAIA sprint double*

May 28, 2017, 11:45 PM AST Comments

Moriba Morain captured the men’s sprint double at the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Outdoor Track and Field Championships in Alabama, USA, on Saturday. Morain retained his 100 metres title with a wind-assisted 10.14 seconds run. The Wiley College sprinter added the 2

Queen’s baton arrives in T&T*

May 28, 2017, 11:42 PM AST Comments

The Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s Baton landed in Trinidad yesterday from Saint Helena, Africa, ahead of the Commonwealth Games to be held in Australia in 2018. The Queen’s Baton, which carries a message from Her Majesty The Queen as a call to Commonwealth nations to come together in friendly


Culture of cheating

May 28, 2017, 11:39 PM AST Comments

Many explanations, most money-related, have been offered as to why cheating is such an established aspect of football that variations of dishonesty are so well practised as to border on being celebrated as high-class skills in their own right. Of course the world’s most popular sport is not al


South U-17s whip North in trial*

May 28, 2017, 11:37 PM AST Comments

SOUTH Zone continued to stamp their dominance on national cricket when their Under 17s defeated their North counterparts in a trial match to select the Trinidad and Tobago squad for the upcoming regional tournament. “Man-of-the-Match” Mbeki Joseph stroked a 38-ball 54 with seven fours an


50 fly record for Harley*

May 28, 2017, 11:34 PM AST Comments

Jahmia Harley of Tidal Wave Aquatics established a new 13-14 female national record in the 50m butterfly on Day three of the National Open Long Course Championships (NOLC) at the National Aquatic Centre in Balmain, Couva, Saturday night. It was the first national mark of the meet and the multiple C

Cooper ton puts PowerGen in command*

May 28, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

PowerGen Sports’ Akeil Cooper fired a knock of 114 to put his side in a commanding position against Victoria Sports on the second day of their TTCB Premier Division One three-day match at Syne Village, yesterday. Cooper’s innings spanned 208 balls and included nine fours and a six as he


St Louis, Chung begin battle in Germany*

May 28, 2017, 11:30 PM AST Comments

FIVE-TIME Caribbean singles champions Dexter St Louis and Rheann Chung will be flying the red, white and black flag when the World Table Tennis Championships gets going today in Dusseldorf, Germany. The France-based players, winners of eight mixed doubles gold medals in “Caribbean”, will


A night of CUFF at Cycling Velodrome*

May 28, 2017, 11:26 PM AST Comments

It was bout number seven that had the most spirit on Saturday night when Caribbean Ultimate Fist Fighting (CUFF) made its debut at the National Cycling Velodrome in Couva. Described by the ringside commentator as a real “dog fight”, last minute replacement Prem Jagdeo put up quite a show


Acham elected new ARC president*

May 28, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

PETER ACHAM has wrestled the reins of power from Linford Carrabon for the post of president of the Arima Race Club, following yesterday’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) held in the ARC Grandstand, Santa Rosa Park. In a closely-contested race, Acham prevailed 29-25 over Carrabon.


SOS ON CONTRACTS*

May 28, 2017, 11:17 PM AST Comments

SENIOR personnel at Education Facilities Company Ltd (EFCL) held a meeting with the acting permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance on November 3 last year, alleging many infractions and lack of oversight of the EFCL board. Leading the EFCL group at the meeting with acting PS Suzette Lee Chee