Monday, July 24, 2017

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DOUBLE TROUBLE*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:40 AM AST Comments

AKEEM STEWART was absolutely dominant in winning the men’s shot put F44 title at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. Stewart’s huge 19.08 metres effort handed him the easiest of victories, as well as the F43 world record. Already the F44 javelin champion

Horsford rounds off T&T Nassau campaign*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:37 AM AST Comments

TYRIQ HORSFORD picked up Trinidad and Tobago’s fifth and final medal as the Commonwealth Youth Games(CYG) ended yesterday in Nassau, the Bahamas, lifting the national team to 13th spot in the final standings. Competing in the Boys’ Javelin final yesterday, Carifta games champion Horsfor


T&T juniors get 4x4 bronze*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:35 AM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago combination of Zidan Martin, Judah Taylor, Terry Frederick and Jacob St Clair captured bronze in the men’s 4x400 metres relay at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. The T&T quartet returned a time of three minutes, 10.36 seconds.


Young WI down Zimbabwe*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

BHASKAR YADRAM extended his fine of form with another half-century as West Indies Under-19s made a winning start to their three-match Youth One-Day International series against Zimbabwe Under-19s with a 39-run victory in Harare yesterday. The 17-year-old right-hander top-scored with a fine Man-of-th

Opportunity, not pity

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

AS ONE counted among the unenlightened when it comes to attitudes towards the differently-abled in our society, it is not an easy thing to watch events like the Paralympics or World Para Athletics. There’s a gut reaction to feel sorry for young men and women competing with gusto and determinat


Narine’s Mystery XI take Central T20*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:17 AM AST Comments

SUNIL NARINE, Kieron Pollard, Denesh Ramdin and Nicholas Pooran all warmed up for the Caribbean Premier League 2017 with solid performances in the Powerade Central Twenty20 final at the Pierre Road Recreation Ground in Charlieville on Saturday night. However, it was Narine, the Trinbago Knight Rider


Richards, Cedenio golden*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:13 AM AST Comments

Jereem Richards and Machel Cedenio recorded impressive one-lap victories on Saturday, the Trinidad and Tobago athletes giving themselves timely confidence-boosters ahead of next month’s IAAF World Championships in London, England. Cedenio was a non-finisher in the men’s 400m event in Lau


Yorke puts mansion up for sale*

Jul. 24, 2017, 12:7 AM AST Comments

DWIGHT YORKE has put his Cheshire mansion up for sale for a cool £2.25million. According to reports in the British media, the six-bedroom property in Alderley Edge has six bedrooms and bathrooms—and was once the home he shared with Katie Price. The 45-year-old retired in 2009 but now regularly

GATE FALLOUT*

Jul. 23, 2017, 11:28 PM AST Comments

THE University of the West Indies (The UWI) has taken a decision to lower the entry requirements for the Faculty of Social Sciences given a drastic drop in the number of applicants. The Express understands that with only 186 students having been offered places in its evening programmes to date, the


Fears of CL ‘fire sale’

Jul. 23, 2017, 11:23 PM AST Comments

Why does the Government want to terminate potentially viable entities via liquidation of CL ≠Financial? “That’s a very important question, and that is what is mind-boggling, and that is what I do not understand. The only reasonable inference one can draw is—what happened in other


Stuck on 2010 salaries: port police want increase*

Jul. 23, 2017, 11:21 PM AST Comments

Over 200 port police officers are calling on the Government to intervene and bring relief as they are working on 2010 salaries which they say cannot sustain them in these harsh economic times. Kurt McClatchie, secretary of the Port Authority branch of the Estate Police Association, also told the Exp


Traffic changes for Devon’s funeral today

Jul. 23, 2017, 11:19 PM AST Comments

Arima Mayor Lisa Morris-Julian yesterday announced traffic restrictions for the funeral of soca artiste Devon Matthews, 36, who died of a heart attack two Saturdays ago following Tribe’s ≠Carnival band launch. The funeral is to take place ≠today at the Arima Velodrome from 1 p.m.


Ferry stopped: ‘Diego’ man in police custody*

Jul. 23, 2017, 11:17 PM AST Comments

A man from Diego Martin is at this time in police custody after he was held in connection with a housebreaking and robbery investigation in Tobago. He was held yesterday morning attempting to board the T&T Express at the Scarborough Port. Police state the man is said to also be an employee of the Po