Monday, June 26, 2017

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Health benefits of fasting at Ramadan

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:38 AM AST Comments

The just concluded Holy Month of Ramadan was for Muslims a period of fasting, sacrifice, giving, piousness and self-training with the hope that these qualities will extend beyond this month and stay with us throughout the year. Indeed, the essence of fasting in Ramadan is spiritual. Nevertheless, th

Celebrating Eid in style*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:35 AM AST Comments

Chic and streamlined fashion is the current trend for the Eid celebrations, which will continue on a social level for the coming days. Flared pants are a must-have, as being in sync with the flowy feel, you can find them paired with most long tunics along with matching scarves. Eid fashion has alw


JEREEM SIZZLES*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:30 AM AST Comments

Jereem Richards captured the NGC/Sagicor/NAAA National Open Track and Field Championship men's 200 metres title, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, yesterday. The Abilene sprinter completed the half-lap race in 20.15 seconds—a new championship record. Richards was forced to work


U-18 boys reach water polo final*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago will battle Puerto Rico in the final of CCCAN Boys Under-18 division Water Polo Championship today after both sides completed easy victories in yesterday’s semis at the National Aquatics Centre in Balmain, Couva. T&T overcame Jamaica 18-6 in their semi-final match-up, with

‘Big Idiot’ nonsense

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:16 AM AST Comments

Never doubt the ability of legal manoeuvring to make apparently sane, rational individuals look like big idiots. Almost eight months after the alleged (you never know, it might not have ever happened) Twitter message that has resulted in Darren Bravo essentially being kicked out of West Indies crick


WI Women target form reversal against Aussies*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:14 AM AST Comments

Twenty20 World Cup champions West Indies Women will look to turn the page on their ordinary form of the last three weeks when they meet Australia Women in their opening match of the ICC Women’s World Cup today. The contest, which bowls off at 5.30 am (T&T time) will be a rematch of the T20 Wor


T&T swimmers fail to finish open water 10k*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s open water swimmers found the going tough as action in the current 2017 CCCAN Open Water Championships at Turtle Beach, in Tobago, continued Saturday, with all six participants failing to complete the gruelling 10k course.


Fifth straight JITIC crown for Hardt*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:8 AM AST Comments

NICK HARDT continued his love affair with the JITIC Regional Junior Tennis Championship when the curtain fell on the under-18 division Saturday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. The match between the two highest ranked juniors to ever to compete here was expected to be a

Matthews: Winning World Cup would silence critics*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:3 AM AST Comments

Teenaged batting sensation Hayley Matthews believes a strong outing in the upcoming ICC Women’s World Cup would go a long way in silencing the West Indies’ critics, who believe the Caribbean side can only excel in the shortest format of the game.


U-18 boys reach water polo final*

Jun. 26, 2017, 12:1 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago will battle Puerto Rico in the final of CCCAN Boys Under-18 division Water Polo Championship today after both sides completed easy victories in yesterday’s semis at the National Aquatics Centre in Balmain, Couva. T&T overcame Jamaica 18-6 in their semi-final match-up, with


Windies humbled*

Jun. 25, 2017, 11:55 PM AST Comments

Loud cheers rang out at Queen's Park Oval in Port of Spain yesterday. However, most of it was for the India team as they defeated the Windies by 105 runs to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match Seagrams Royal Stag Mega Cricket Cup ODI series. 'Dhoni, Dhoni, Dhoni' was the chant from the India fans but


'HERO' MOM SHOT DEAD*

Jun. 25, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

The mother of a disabled child was shot dead inside her apartment in Gasparillo yesterday. Ornella Philips, 28, was shot once in the chest. Her body was discovered lying in the living room around 10 a.m. The country's murder toll now stands at 243. Her eight-year-old daughter, Kayla, has cerebral pa


‘Don’t hesitate to help a brother or sister in distress’*

Jun. 25, 2017, 11:41 PM AST Comments

President Anthony Carmona says given the recent passing of Tropical Storm Bret, now more than ever all must come together and help each other rebuild. “Today, many of our citizens are faced with great financial loss, unemployment, emotional hardship, displacement and a sense of hopelessness. I