Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will be establishing a Task Force to review the premature end of the tour to India and is requesting a meeting with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as a first step in trying to repair the “longstanding good relationship” between the two Boards. Read more »

  • BCCI suspend future tours to Caribbean

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has suspended all bilateral cricket tours with West Indies and decided to “initiate legal proceedings” against the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) for abruptly cancelling its tour of India last week. The tough stand by the BCCI, which has incurred heavy losses for the abandonment of the series, was taken by the BCCI’s Working Committee during an emergency meeting in Hyderabad yesterday. Read More »

  • Players unaware of WICB ‘pre-scheduled’ meeting

    Despite the West Indies Cricket Board’s (WICB) indication of an intended October 20 “pre-scheduled” meeting with the West Indies players to discuss their concerns, the WI players were never informed about or made aware of such a meeting. Read More »

  • Wins for QRC, Barataria, Princes Town in ‘Big 8’

    Goals from Francois Paul, Rondel Gibson with a penalty from Adriel Alphonso helped Barataria South Secondary edge Presentation College Chaguanas 3-2 in their BGTT/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Championship Division Big Eight match in Chaguanas, yesterday. Read More »

  • Big match

    “Coming into this tournament we knew all we needed was two wins to get out the group...Those two wins have now seen us into the semi-finals where we hope to make it three wins in a row.” Read More »

  • Boxer banned for life for attacking referee

    Croatian boxer Vido Loncar has been banned for life after attacking a referee during the European Youth Boxing Championships in Zagreb. Light heavyweight Locar launched an unprovoked attack on the referee following the official’s decision to stop the fight in favour of opponent Algiras Baniulis. Read More »

  • USA maul Haiti 6-0

    The USA booked a spot in the 2014 Concacaf Women’s Championship (CWC) semi-finals by winning Group A behind an emphatic 6-0 victory over Haiti on Monday night. The result also enabled Trinidad and Tobago, who were 2-1 winners over Guatemala in the first game of the doubleheader at RFK Stadium, to secure a final-four berth. Read More »

  • TTFA elections postponed

    SCHEDULED Trinidad and Tobago Football Asscociation (TTFA) elections has been postponed to June 2015, while a Constitutional Reform Panel begins work on the new TTFA Constitution that will be presented to the TTFA Executive Committee, members, and stakeholders for national review and ratification. The ratification process and several other areas of concern cited by football’s governing body FIFA, resulted in the delay in TTFA Read More »

  • Champ Nero skips UWI Half-Marathon

    Tonya Nero will not defend her UWI SPEC International Half-Marathon women’s title on Sunday. Read More »

  • Super League FA Trophy kicks off

    New National Super League leaders Club Sando are on a bye, as the first round of the matches to determine the National Super League qualifiers for the FA Trophy competition begins today. League competition is set to resume on Sunday. Two of today’s matches are in Tobago and will see Coolsal’s Las Lomas United and Siparia Spurs meeting Goal City and Bethel United, respectively. Read More »

  • No prisoners taken

    League leaders Trinidad and Tobago Prisons rallied from a goal down to beat BM Spurs 2-1 in the Eastern Football Association FA Trophycompetition. Dillon Jaggessar gave Spurs a 38th minute lead before Sheldon Clarke netted in the 45th to level the match 1-1 at the half. Questelle Walters netted the winning goal for Prisons in the 60th minute. Read More »

  • Disciplinary committee to decide Chaguanas fate

    A matter of disciplinary conduct occured in the Central Football Association competition for the third time this season when the match between Xtrafoods Chaguanas and Perseverance United was called off after 64 minutes with Chaguanas ahead 1-0 through Kwesi Calliste in the tenth minute. Read More »

  • Cox cleared

    Curtis Cox has been cleared of any wrongdoing by the Rio Claro Centenary Committee. Cox finished third in the Rio Claro Marathon on September 1, but was disqualified for allegedly cheating. Read More »

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