Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Refund Policy

CAREBACO silver for T&T girls

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:25 PM AST Comments

JADA RENALES and Ralista Wong were narrowly beaten in the under-19 doubles final of the Caribbean Badminton Championships (CAREBACO) Sunday night in Aruba.

GROUND PROBE *

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:24 PM AST Comments

The circumstances that led to the abandonment of four of the five days of the fourth and final Seagrams Test match at the Queen’s Park Oval are to be investigated.


Serrette: Develop home-based system *

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:21 PM AST Comments

Ephraim Serrette, president of the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA), said his organisation sees the need for developing a national locally-based programme to produce more consistent high-level performances at quadrennial Olympic Games.


TO RUN OR NOT TO RUN

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:20 PM AST Comments

By Kwame Laurence—Richard “Torpedo” Thompson is mulling over his future in athletics. Thompson anchored Trinidad and Tobago to seventh spot in the Rio 2016 men's 4x100 metres final, at the Joao Havelange Olympic Stadium here in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Friday.


Simmons disappointed *

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:17 PM AST Comments

Losing the Seagrams Test series at home to India 2-0 was bad enough, but West Indies coach Phil Simmons was even more let down by tinconsistent displays of his players.


Yearwood wins and loses in ‘Pan Am’

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:15 PM AST Comments

AFTER being the only member of the Trinidad and Tobago outit to survive the first round in the Pan American Junior Squash Championships, Alexandria Yearwood exited in her battle for a place in the “round of 16” yesterday in Pennsylvania, USA.


T&T teams win in ITF

Aug. 22, 2016, 9:8 PM AST Comments

BOTH Trinidad and Tobago teams were triumphant when the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Caribbean 12 & Under Development Championships served off Sunday in in Curacao.

Making teachers SMARTer*

Aug. 22, 2016, 10:57 PM AST Comments

Dozens of teachers from across Mayaro and environs are benefiting from a refresher and feedback session on the use of SMART Board technology hosted at the Mayaro Resource Centre by energy company BP Trinidad and Tobago. This is all part of a continued effort by bpTT, having outfitted all eight prima


Accepting acronyms

Aug. 22, 2016, 10:55 PM AST Comments

Acronyms did not become a common method of word formation in English until World War II. Loran, a word loosely based on “long-range navigation” dates from 1940, for instance. The word acronym itself was not coined until 1943. The lack of a need for such a word suggests the degree to whi


In time for school...*

Aug. 22, 2016, 10:51 PM AST Comments

A recession could be the best time to launch a new business or to expand an existing one. Marcia Campbell is determined not to let this rough economy hold her back. Instead of hoping for the best to come, she is busy turning her talent into a pay cheque with her latest venture, creating and designin


A play park for Porter

Aug. 22, 2016, 10:48 PM AST Comments

Four months after accessing a Digicel Foundation Extraordinary Projects Impacting Communities (EPIC) grant, the Community Transformation Committee (CTC), along with other key stakeholders, unveiled the completed Frank Porter Community Play Park on August 19. The US$5,000 grant for the project cover


Tips for success in new self-help book

Aug. 22, 2016, 10:46 PM AST Comments

THE publication titled 10 Proven 21st Century Success Generators: Guaranteed to provide you with better success results (published by Balboa Press) is a new self-help book by Philip Guy Rochford that provides readers with a roadmap to generate what they want out of life. “Success is generated