Thursday, October 30, 2014

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Caricom to rescue

St Vincent’s Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves is advocating the assembling of a three-member Caricom panel to help resolve the ongoing contract dispute between West Indies players, their union WIPA and the West Indies Cricket Board. In a letter to WICB president Dave Cameron last week, Gonsalves said the current crisis was too serious a matter to be solved by the Board alone, and suggested the wider of engagement of Caricom. Read more »

  • Tigers edge San Juan to set up Big 4 ‘final’

    THERE will be a BG T&T Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Big Four final after all, when St Anthony’s College and Naparima College do battle at Manny Ramjohn Stadium on Saturday. It is actually the final match day of the round robin competition amongst the top four teams, but after both teams won in contrasting fashion yesterday--St Anthony’s triumphing 4-3 in a thrilling encounter against San Juan North Secondary at home in Westmoorings and Naparima winning 5-2 away to Speyside Secondary in Roxborough--their meeting will decide who takes the trophy. Read More »

  • Central, W Connection 1-1

    GOALS resulting from two penalties decided the outcome, as current Pro League leaders Central FC rallied from behind to hold defending champions W Connection to a 1-1 draw in the Digicel Pro League at Ato Boldon Stadium on Tuesday night. W Connection looked well on course to hold on to a 1-0 lead, when midfielder Ataullah Guerra first won, and then converted, a disputed penalty in the 83rd minute to level the match. Read More »

  • Soccer women fly out

    TRINIDAD and Tobago senior women’s football team will depart for Mexico City today at 3:30 p.m. for a live-in training camp ahead of their away leg of the FIFA World Cup play-off with Ecuador on November 8. The return leg is scheduled for Port of Spain on December 2. The entire contingent who returned home on Monday night, will fly out of Piarco Airport, and will be joined in Mexico by head coach Randy Waldrum and the other US-based staff members and players. Read More »

  • Paulo Ferreira lights up Digicel Academy

    PORTUGAL football star, Paulo Ferreira, made a first visit to Jamaica, where he spoke to the boys at the Digicel Kickstart Academy. The Chelsea FC player encouraged them to make the most of their opportunity to play football and to do their best. Read More »

  • Chaguaramas wins Golf Clubs Team Championships

    Chaguaramas Golf Club emerged as the overall winner of the Trinidad and Tobago Golf Association (TTGA) Clubs Team Championships when the event teed off recently at the 18-hole Millennium Lakes Golf & Country Club golf course in Trincity. On a day of perfect weather for the game five golf clubs, including Brechin Castle GC, Chagaramus GC, Leewards GC, Millennium Lakes GC, Pointe-a-Pierre GC competed for the cup from the defending champions, St Andrews Golf Club. Read More »

  • Seeds cruise into ‘Nationals’ semis

    THE four seeded players cruised into the women’s singles semifinals when the National Open Tennis Championships continued yesterday at Eddie Taylor Public Courts, Mandela Park, St Clair. After not allowing national under-12 champion a single game yesterday, top-seeded Olivia Bennett again produced a clean sheet against Lily Lanser, another under-12 player. Read More »

  • Four reach two finals in Chaguanas

    FOUR players reached the finals in both their events when the Trinidad and Tobago Badminton Association’s (TTBA) Doubles Tournament continued Tuesday night at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. Read More »

  • Nine BC rides for Mike Smith

    The Breeders’ Cup never is far from Mike Smith’s mind. The Hall of Fame jockey seldom encounters a group of racing fans without someone mentioning his win on the famous mare Zenyatta in the 2009 BC Classic at Santa Anita. “It’s just kind of out there,” Smith said on a recent morning between workouts at Santa Anita. Read More »

  • Back to work

    Trinidad and Tobago’s national women’s footballers are set to leave today for a high altitude training camp in preparation for the November 8 first leg of an intercontinental Women’s World Cup play-off against Ecuador. Read More »

  • WI A fail to square series

    West Indies A lost their three- match unofficial test series against Sri Lanka A after their third and final four- day match petered out into a draw on the fourth day here yesterday. Read More »

  • ‘Ya Ya’ on All-Star team

    National women’s footballer Kennya “Ya Ya’ Cordner has accomplished another first. Read More »

  • T&T skipper: Priceless lessons learned

    National senior women’s football captain, Maylee Attin-Johnson, believes that despite her team missing out on two opportunities to qualify for next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada, the lessons learnt were priceless. Read More »

  • W/Cup organisers confident of Windies’ presence

    Organisers are confident West Indies will take part at the World Cup in Australia and New Zealand early next year despite the crisis caused by their withdrawal from the tour of India earlier this month. Read More »

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