Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Sports

PARTY START*

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:23 AM AST Comments

The Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR), formerly known as the Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel, have gotten the better of the St Lucia Zouks in the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 (CPL) over the years, but 2016 could be different.

Warner Park for CPL final

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:22 AM AST Comments

The Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) yesterday confirmed that this year’s finals have been awarded to Warner Park in St Kitts and Nevis, and that the format of the play-offs will now resemble that of the Indian Premier League.


Second chance for Suarez*

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:21 AM AST Comments

CARLOS SUAREZ will have to fund his own way to next week’s final boxing qualifier for the 2016 Rio Olympics, but will face no obstacle from the Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Association (TTBA) in his bid to represent this country at a second successive Olympic Games.


Langer: Slow pitches the problem*

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:18 AM AST Comments

Australia’s stand-in Coach Justin Langer says slow pitches in the Caribbean are preventing the regional side from re-emerging as a power house in World cricket.


Let’s play*

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:16 AM AST Comments

The 2016 Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) T20 championship bowls off today and is shaping up to be the biggest and best yet, with an array of West Indies and international stars set to descend on the Caribbean and Florida for the biggest party in sport.


Darts team for Caribbean Cup

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:15 AM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Darts Association will be sending a national team to compete at the 21st Caribbean Cup and the 8th World Darts Federation Americas Cup to be held in Barbados from July 8-18. They will be aiming to regain the titles of the “Caribbean Cup Team” Champions and the 


Rangers, Nationals at summit

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:13 AM AST Comments

The Women’s League Football (WoLF) continued over the weekend, with matchday three action leaving St Ann’s Rangers and Trincity Nationals as the leaders of the Super League and First Division respectively.


Jabloteh sweep Youth Pro League

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:10 AM AST Comments

SAN JUAN JABLOTEH have swept the three divisions of the Flow Youth Pro League for a second successive season. Having captured the Under-18/Reserve League last week, Jabloteh have also won the Under-14 and Under-16 division. Held goalless by Morvant Caledonia AIA on the weekend, Jabloteh have a seve


US whip T&T in ‘Pan Am’

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:9 AM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s boys were outclassed when the team events got going in the Pan American Junior Table Tennis Championship yesterday in Canada. The under-18 trio was beaten 3-0 by United States, while Canada B edged Brazil 3-2 in the other fixture in the group.


No money, no fight

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:3 AM AST Comments

BOXU POTTS predicted that his latest protégé Stephanie Allen could become as great as his former charge, deceased former multiple world champion Gisselle Salandy, given his involvement in her career.


Street Football Challenge on

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:1 AM AST Comments

The 2016 Guinness Street Football Challenge (GSFC) Grand Caribbean Finals will be brimming with star power on the weekend, when international football legend Dwight Yorke presides as the GSFC Ambassador, while Freestyler Ambassador Phillip Warren Gertsson gears up to leave the fans in awe with his b


Lessons from Lara*

Jun. 29, 2016, 12:0 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Under-19 cricketers Kirstan Kallicharan and Keagan Simmons were among the first to benefit from coaching sessions with legend Brian Lara during the blink/bmobile Future Stars Cricket Programme and the pair were eager to soak up anything they could from one of the best batsmen in


Costa Rica, Mexico qualify for Olympics

Jun. 28, 2016, 11:57 PM AST Comments

COSTA RICA and Canada punched their tickets to the Olympic Games by capturing the gold medals in the fourth and final round of the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) beach volleyball qualifying series Sunday night in Mexico.