Monday, February 8, 2016

Sports

Minor role for Chanders as Arabians win*

Feb. 7, 2016, 8:3 PM AST Comments

Veteran left-hander Shiv Chanderpaul had little impact as his Gemini Arabians defeated Virgo Super Kings by 22 runs in the Masters Champions League on Saturday. Choosing to bat, Arabians racked up 144 for five from their 20 overs, with Chanderpaul getting 12 from 11 deliveries in his second game of


Imposing their will*

Feb. 7, 2016, 7:58 PM AST Comments

“They devised a game by which they could always rule, they could always rule.” This second part of the opening line of David Rudder’s 1994 tribute “Here come the West Indies” helps us to understand why so much of our understanding and appreciation of cricket, sport in g


President made unapproved statements*

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:14 PM AST Comments

The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) yesterday issued a press release on the findings of the investigation into the “alleged interference” in the selection process for the senior men’s team last year, with the report finding that the director of cricket and the selectors were follo


Badree joins Gayle at RCB in IPL*

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:13 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago leg-spinner Samuel Badree will join Chris Gale at the Royal Challengers Bangalore franchise for the 2016 Indian Premier League. Badree was bought by Bangalore for approximately US$74,000. Bangalore also made the biggest purchase of the auction to snap up Australia all-rounder Sha


First ball ‘duck’ for Gayle

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:10 PM AST Comments

West Indies opener Chris Gayle failed with a first ball “duck” as his Lahore Qalanders lost their second straight game in the Pakistan Super League with a heavy nine-wicket defeat to Peshawar Zalmi yesterday. The left-hander was bowled by left-arm seamer Junaid Khan off the first ball of


‘If he’s out of his ground, he’s out’*

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:8 PM AST Comments

IAN BISHOP’S first reaction when Keemo Paul whipped off the bails with Zimbabwe’s No. 11 Richard Ngarva backing up in last Sunday’s decisive Under-19 World Cup match in Bangladesh was, ‘Oh, No!’.


Chickland capture central Super Sixes*

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:5 PM AST Comments

CHICKLAND Progressive Sports Club were crowned Super Sixes champions when the Central Zone of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) launched their 2016 season last weekend.


O’Brien rules again in ‘Jetsam’

Feb. 6, 2016, 7:1 PM AST Comments

JOHN O’BRIEN collected the prizes for champion trainer in both the wins’ and earnings’ categories for an incredible sixth year in succession during the 2015 Jetsam Awards Ceremony on January 29 at Century Ballroom, Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair.


Jaggesar named in T&T squad*

Feb. 5, 2016, 9:45 PM AST Comments

After impressing in the Nagico Super50, off-spinner Jon Russ Jaggesar has been given a shot in the four-day set team as one of three specialist spinners selected on the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force side for next week’s Professional Cricket League Regional four-day match against Guyana Jaguars


Women Warriors step up training ahead of Rio Olympic qualifiers

Feb. 5, 2016, 9:43 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago senior women’s football team have intensified their training regime in preparation for the final stage of their Olympic qualification campaign, which starts next Friday against Guatemala at the BBVA Compass Arena in Houston, Texas, USA.


Chung and Spicer nosed out in ‘Latin’*

Feb. 5, 2016, 9:38 PM AST Comments

RHEANN CHUNG and Catherine Spicer suffered a heart-breaking defeat when the doubles events of the Latin American Table Tennis Championships served off yesterday in Puerto Rico.


Morris: Team improving ahead of CONCACAF Futsal Championships

Feb. 5, 2016, 9:36 PM AST Comments

Trindad and Tobago men’s futsal team are still in the qualification race for the Futsal World Cup in Colombia this September, and the team has grown from their experience in the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Futsal tournament in Havana, Cuba, last month, according to coach Clayton Morris.