Monday, October 20, 2014

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KENNYA CORDNER put in a 74th minute header and captain Maylee Attin-Johnson converted a 83rd minute penalty, as Trinidad and Tobago’s national women’s footballers came away 2-1 winners over Guatemala in Washington, DC, yesterday to put themselves in prime position to progress to the final four of the CONCACAF Women’s Championship. Read more »

  • Crucial meetings

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India’s (BCCI) Working Committee will meet today to discuss the consequences the West Indies will face in the wake of the unprecedented move by the Caribbean team to pull out of the remainder of the India tour because of the pay dispute with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the one-day team. Read More »

  • Blackwood pegs back Sri Lanka A

    Part-time off-spinner Jermaine Blackwood snapped up two late wickets to peg back Sri Lanka A, and set up a tense finish to the second four-day “Test” on Tuesday’s final day. Read More »

  • ‘Deep concern’ for Cricket Australia

    Cricket Australia says it is “deeply concerned” over the West Indies players’ decision to abandon the tour of India, especially with the Aussies scheduled to tour the Caribbean next year. Read More »

  • QRC take on Miracle Ministries as Big Eight starts

    Central Zone champions Miracle Ministries will tackle North Zone title holders Queen’s Royal College when the BGTT/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Championship Division Big Eight competition kicks off today. Read More »

  • Nadal wins Swiss opener

    Rafael Nadal marked his return to the Swiss Indoors after a 10-year absence with a 6-2, 6-2 win over Italian qualifier Simone Bolelli in the first round yesterday. Read More »

  • Atlantic Football finals next month

    The Atlantic sponsored National Primary Schools Football League finals will begin on November 4, with the Under-12 Boys category being played in venues all over Trinidad and Tobago. Read More »

  • Same Side prevail in T10 final

    CHARLIEVILLE SAME Side emerged champions of the inaugural CCN T10 Community Cricket League (CCL) when they posted a 44-run victory over Cane Farms Cougars in Sunday’s final at the Avidesh Samaroo Park in Endeavour, Chaguanas. Read More »

  • Watson named in 13-man T20 squad

    Injury-prone all-rounder Shane Watson has been named in Australia’s 13-man squad for Twenty20 matches against South Africa next month as he recovers from a calf strain. Read More »

  • Dick dethrones doubles partner in ‘Scotia’

    NALINI BOODOO was dethroned by her doubles partner while overwhelming favourites Aaron Wilson and Bittany Joseph cruised home in the Scotia Schools Table Tennis Championships Sunday at Jean Pierre Complex, Mucurapo. Read More »

  • Must-win game for U-17s

    Trinidad and Tobago’s National Under-17 men’s team will have it all to do when they face off with Barbados today from 5pm after suffering a 2-0 defeat to St Lucia in their opening match of the Caribbean Under-17 Finals at the Silvia Cator Stadium, Port-Au-Prince on Sunday evening. Read More »

  • PowerGen crush three opponents

    POWERGEN scored three convincing 3-0 victories at home in Penal over the weekend to move into joint second position after three weeks of action in the second division of the National Table Tennis League. Read More »


    Already with a foot inside the final four of the 2014 CONCACAF Women’s Championship, Trinidad and Tobago’s national women’s footballers look to cement a spot in the World Cup qualifying round this evening when they face Guatemala from 5 p.m. in Washington DC at the Robert F Kennedy Memorial Stadium. Seeking to become a historic first Caribbean team to qualify for a Women’s World Cup, a positive result will see T&T’s Soca Princesses into Friday’s semi-final against likely Group B winner Costa Rica —which would be a first meeting between the teams since splitting a couple of friendly internationals in San Jose two years ago, when Costa Rica won 1-0 and T&T 4-0. Read More »

  • Williams hits back in Tarpischev row

    Serena Williams says Russian tennis federation president Shamil Tarpischev’s comments about her and her sister Venus are “sexist, racist and bullying”. Tarpischev, who is also the Russian Davis and Fed Cup captain and a member of the International Olympic Committee, referred to world No 1 Serena and Venus as “the Williams brothers” on Russian television. He made the comments on late-night show ‘Evening with Urgant’ but claims they were taken out of context and only meant as jokes. Read More »

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