Friday, May 29, 2015

Sports

Caribbean Blow

May 29, 2015, 12:20 AM AST Comments

CONCACAF yesterday moved swiftly to provisionally sack Jeffrey Webb as president and install senior vice-president Alfredo Hawit as interim head of the confederation.

Boxing heading to court

May 28, 2015, 9:13 PM AST Comments

Boxing's next arena could be the Trinidad and Tobago high court. This after the Trinidad and Tobago Amateur Boxing Association threatened to serve the Ministry of Sport and Youths Affairs with a pre-action protocol letter today.


Marsh slams 118 ...but President's XI still on top

May 28, 2015, 9:12 PM AST Comments

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite was in the thick of the things for the West Indies Cricket Board President's XI on the second day of their three-day tour match against Aus-tralia at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium in Antigua yesterday.



Fatima hoping for more success in the future

May 28, 2015, 9:08 PM AST Comments

After decades without a top-flight Secondary Schools Cricket League (SSCL) title, Fatima College finally ended the drought this season and coach Miguel Paty hopes it is not just a flash in the pan for Fatima who were once a force to be reckoned with in local schools cricket competitions.


Cricket Lovers on course for title

May 28, 2015, 9:06 PM AST Comments

Cricket Lovers have established themselves as serious contenders for their first ever league title in the SIS California Women's Windball Cricket League. After five matches, Cricket Lovers lead the 2015 standings with eight points, registering four victories with one loss.


TML cricket concludes this weekend

May 28, 2015, 9:05 PM AST Comments

The 2015 Trinidad Muslim League Windball Cricket Competition (TML Cricket) continues this weekend with the TML Premier League playoff and the Championship League semi-finals taking place tonight and the final of both competitions being played tomorrow night all at the TML Centre in St Joseph.



Red Steel hungry for CPL success

May 28, 2015, 8:58 PM AST Comments

After two disappointing seasons in the Limacol Caribbean Premier League, the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force are eager for success in the third edition of the tournament and coach Simon Helmot feels he has the right combination to reign supreme.


Legacy crosses Atlantic in new record

May 28, 2015, 8:57 PM AST Comments

The first locally-sailed vessel has successfully crossed the Atlantic as the Legacy arrived in the Azores last Sunday after sailing from Antigua over a fortnight ago.


Guyana minister distressed by Chanderpaul omission

May 28, 2015, 8:56 PM AST Comments

Guyana's Minister with responsibility for Sport, Dr Rupert Roopnaraine, has described as "distressing" the axing of Shivnarine Chanderpaul from the West Indies squad for the upcoming tour against Australia, and says the veteran left-hander should have been allowed to leave "in a dignified way."


FIFA could lose its Visa

May 28, 2015, 8:55 PM AST Comments

Worried that their reputations will be tarnished by their links to FIFA, major sponsors are demanding that soccer's global governing body clean up its act, with Visa even warning it is prepared to jump ship.Coca-Cola also made it clear it is unhappy with the scandals rocking the organisation, which


Pace to be crucial for War Maker

May 28, 2015, 7:49 PM AST Comments

TRIPLE CROWN contender War Maker, winner of his last three starts, has been workmanlike in winning those races. In the first leg of his Triple Crown journey, he had no pace to take aim at, and took a near eternity to overhaul the pacesetting Hail The Chief by one length in the 1,800-metre NLCB Easte