Wednesday, August 16, 2017

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The charms of Down the Islands

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

A small contingent of media practitioners were hosted on a recent tour that did much more than reveal the view of the mountains off the north-western peninsula of Trinidad. The tour was an initiative of the Ministry of Tourism’s “Stay to Get Away” campaign, scheduled to run during

Mystery, adventure in new children’s book *

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

Every day you wake up with the power to choose what you are going to do. You can open your own business, volunteer at your favourite charity, change careers or further your education. You have the power to make changes and work hard to become the person you feel you ought to be. Each choice you make


UNFAZED, DEFIANT*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

INEXPERIENCED West Indies will hope to silence their many detractors when they clash with a dominant England team in the historic day/night opening Test at Edgbaston today, in what is likely to be their sternest challenge in recent times. Written off long before arriving here for the three-Test seri


Tallawahs keep Stars winless

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:21 PM AST Comments

REIGNING CHAMPIONS Jamaica Tallawahs romped to their third straight win of their Caribbean Premier League campaign Tuesday night, coming from behind to beat the luckless St Lucia Stars in an entertaining contest. Chasing a competitive 174 at the Darren Sammy Cricket Ground, Tallawahs were languishin

CAREBACO bronze for T&T*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago whipped Barbados to capture the bronze medal when the curtain fell on the junior team event yesterday in the Caribbean Regional Badminton Confederation (CAREBACO) Championships at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. With the hosts leading 2-1, Ananda Ramsi


U15s bow out after 3rd defeat*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:16 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s campaign at the CONCACAF Under-15 championship in Florida ended with a 0-3 loss to Canada at the IMG Academy in Bradenton yesterday. The result follows 0-4 and 0-6 defeats defeats at the hands of Costa Rica and United States, respectively. Canada took a 1-0 lead in the 15


Alexander rebounds, Campbell ends on high

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:14 PM AST Comments

There was some redemption for Quincy Alexander at the National Cycling Championships on Sunday. Having seen his match sprint hopes dashed by a blown tyre, the former Pan American Championships gold medallist got back on the podium on the weekend by winning the Elite Men’s kilometre time trial,


T&T’s Mc Clean to umpire at China Games*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:10 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago FIH Grade I umpire Ayanna Mc Clean leaves for Asia today to officiate at the China National Games. The former Ventures and national hockey team defender recently returned from the World League Round Three in South Africa. Mc Clean, who turns 35 tomorrow, was very excited about th

Ramkissoon in ITF last 16*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:9 PM AST Comments

AFTER all five Trinidad and Tobago players exited in the first round of the under-18 main draw last week in St Lucia, three of them have managed to reach the “round of 16” in the current ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Tournament in St Vincent. Adam Ramkissoon became the thi


Works starts on TTFA Development Centre*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:7 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Football Association started construction on the first phase of its National Training and Technical Development Centre at the Home of Football, Ato Boldon Stadium, yesterday. Courtesy of a partnership with Junior Sammy Contractors Limited, the initial ground work commenced at


Blue Oracle makes quick return*

Aug. 16, 2017, 11:4 PM AST Comments

BLUE ORACLE, runner-up to stablemate Bergeron Boy last Saturday over 1,100 metres on the main track, makes a quick return in this Saturday’s feature event at Santa Rosa Park. The Shaffique Khan-trained Jamaica-bred runner comes up against fellow Jamaica-bred Criminal Intent in the 1,200-metre


FOUR PROBES*

Aug. 16, 2017, 10:57 PM AST Comments

There will now be four probes into the procurement of two boats—the Ocean Flower II and Cabo Star. Probe one will be conducted by former president of the Trinidad and Tobago Chamber of Commerce, Christian Mouttet, who was appointed on Tuesday by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley as the sole inves


...Mouttet mum on two suspensions at port*

Aug. 16, 2017, 10:56 PM AST Comments

SOLE investigator into what has become known as the ‘ferry fiasco’, businessman Christian Mouttet, has declined comment on the suspension of two Port Authority senior executives, saying yesterday that to do so would “not be appropriate”. Though the Port Authority (PATT) is ye