Sunday, September 25, 2016

Sports

WHIPPED AGAIN*

Sep. 24, 2016, 10:12 PM AST Comments

West Indies suffered their second batting meltdown in the space of 48 hours as they slumped to a 16-run defeat to Pakistan in the second Twenty20 International here yesterday, to meekly surrender the three-match series.

T&T bring up rear in ‘Pan Am’

Sep. 24, 2016, 10:10 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago finished in the cellar position yesterday in the Under-23 Women’s Pan American Volleyball Cup in Lima, Peru. The Caribbean girls were defeated 25-23, 25-16, 25-14 by Costa Rica in the playoff for fifth place, in the third edition of the tournament.


Haiti or Cuba*

Sep. 24, 2016, 10:5 PM AST Comments

HAITI defends its Caribbean Under-17 football title tonight, when the 2016 Caribbean final-round qualifying tournament for April's 2017 CONCACAF Under-17 Championships concludes tonight at the Ato Boldon Stadium in Couva.


Academy Award lands Trinidad Derby

Sep. 24, 2016, 9:59 PM AST Comments

ACADEMY AWARD gave Jamaica-based trainer Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes his sixth Derby victory, and owner Merlin Samlalsingh his third Derby success, in taking the 2,000-metre Trinidad Derby Stakes yesterday at Santa Rosa Park.


STUTTER START*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:34 AM AST Comments

Reigning World champions West Indies were humbled by Pakistan in the opening Twenty20 International yesterday, after virtually condemning themselves with a feeble batting effort at the Dubai International Stadium.


Howsweetitis to record a magical victory

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:31 AM AST Comments

ACADEMY AWARD and Crown The King will square off today in the Trinidad Derby, feature attraction of a ten-race card at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. The Jamaican-bred horses are among 14 West Indian-bred three-year-olds declared to face the starter over 2,000 in the $400,000 contest at 4.35 p.m.


T&T battle for fifth in ‘Pan Am’ Women’s V/ball

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:30 AM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago will attempt to avoid the cellar position in the Under-23 Women’s Pan American Volleyball Cup today in Peru. However it will be a very tough task for the Caribbean girls as their opponents in the fifth place playoff at 1 p.m. will the same Costa Rican squad which beat them

Shiva Boys lead charge*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:25 AM AST Comments

Shiva Boys Hindu College lead the charge when the sixth round in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) gets going this afternoon, as the Penal-based team top the standings. Things look good for the boys from Clarke Road, who seem to be scoring for fun in the league and fa


Nero honoured at TTCB awards

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:22 AM AST Comments

RECENTLY retired international umpire Peter Nero was among several cricket officials honoured by the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board for their sterling contribution to the game. Nero, has been one of the leading umpires in regional cricket for over a decade. The 51-year-old has stood in 34 interna


Goolie awarded scholarship

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:19 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Under-19 cricketer, Jyd Goolie has been awarded a scholarship by the Sport Company of Trinidad and Tobago to attend the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy in Adelaide, Australia.


Andrews claims fourth lien on South C’bean Open title*

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:16 AM AST Comments

After two gruelling days of putting holes, it was Tobagonian Jevon Andrews who emerged as the 2016 South Caribbean Open Championship, recently held in Tobago. Andrews, who has spent the last 14 years mastering his golfing skills, was entering the tournament for the fourth time but experiencing his f


Duathlon on tomorrow at QPS

Sep. 24, 2016, 12:14 AM AST Comments

Fitness enthusiasts will have the opportunity to test their distance-running and cycling stamina tomorrow morning, when the Flow Energy Sunday Mini-Duathlon is run off at the Queen’s Park Savannah.