Sunday, February 26, 2017

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Bittersweet moment for reigning calypso king

Feb. 26, 2017, 1:59 AM AST Comments

Devon Seale plans to mount a presidential campaign to retain his National Calypso Monarch title tonight. Seale is all set to deliver the satirical “I Carmona”, a first person aloof response by President Anthony Carmona to recent criticisms about his household expenditure, apparent breech

Christina, Justin take chutney gold*

Feb. 26, 2017, 1:53 AM AST Comments

Christina Chattergoon from Couva West Secondary school said no to child marriage on Wednesday, when she won the National Carnival Schools Intellectual Chutney Soca Monarch Competition, in the secondary school category, at the Queen’s Park Savannah in Port of Spain. The 16-year-old Form Four pu

New soca release blocked from local radio airplay*

Feb. 26, 2017, 1:45 AM AST Comments

In spite of amassing over 60,000 views on Facebook alone and attracting positive interest from the Ministry of Works and Transport, the comical and informative song by entertainer, Ro’dey (Rodell Cumberbatch) entitled “Hole In D Road” has been denied airplay by some local radio sta

Leading film producers begin production on three new pilots*

Feb. 26, 2017, 1:41 AM AST Comments

Three of the Caribbean’s leading film producers will now develop pilots for their original TV series projects, via funding from Flow and CaribbeanTales Media Group. With US$40,000 funding for each project, production work will begin on Battledream Chronicle, a sci-fi/drama animated series crea

Machel brings the heat to Cooler Park*

Feb. 26, 2017, 1:35 AM AST Comments

Hot on the heels of its ultra-premium-inclusive event Finesse, Green House Enter­tain­ment ignited Central T&T with the 2017 edition of its annual cooler fete, Cooler Park, which this year featured a fiery performance by soca king Machel Montano.


Feb. 25, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago pulled off a required victory over group leaders El Salvador yesterday, winning 2-1 to keep alive hopes of a quarter-final spot at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championships in Costa Rica. But their fate depended on the outcome of the late game at the Estadio Nacional in San Jose. Up t


Feb. 25, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

Jereem Richards was on fire at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility in Tennessee, USA, yesterday. The University of Alabama student produced a blistering 20.34 seconds run to grab gold in the men’s 200 metres final

T&T ‘beached’ 5-1 by Mexico

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Mexico returned to the semi-finals of the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Championships on the strength of a 5-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Friday in Nassau, Bahamas. In-form Jose Ramon Maldonado Alonso took his tournament tally to eight with a brace, in a win that ultimately proved comfo

Stephens extradited to Cayman Islands*

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:10 PM AST Comments

Ato Modibo Stephens has been extradited from the United States to the Cayman Islands to face allegations of sexual abuse during the time he worked as a coach there. The 37-year-old Olympic athlete, who is married to Caymans track star Cydonie Mothersill, is charged with indecent assault and gross i

Windies heroes prominent at Cricinfo awards

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:4 PM AST Comments

Accolades kept flowing in for West Indies World T20 heroes Carlos Brathwaite and Hayley Matthews. Their career-defining innings in the men’s and women’s World T20 finals last year were voted the best T20 batting performances of 2016 at the ESPNcricinfo Awards on Friday. Brathwaite, who a

Table tennis coming strong again

Feb. 25, 2017, 10:53 PM AST Comments

THREE former Caribbean champions are expected to lead another major gathering of table tennis players in the annual QPCC (Queen’s Park Cricket Club) Sports Heroes Brunch today at Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair. Athletes from the majority of sporting disciplines in the country have been atte