Saturday, October 10, 2015



Oct. 9, 2015, 9:19 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s senior men’s football team tasted the joys of victory in Panama for the first time since 2005 with captain Kenwyne Jones leading the charge on another significant date in October for the ‘Soca Warriors’. Jones provided the assist for Stern John to secure

Crusaders looking 2nd best

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:18 PM AST Comments

SOLO CRUSADERS seemed on their way to finishing second when the premier division of the National Table Tennis League continued Thursday night at Diego Martin Community Centre. The hosts defeated bottom-of-the-table PowerGen for their ninth victory, a week after WASA edged them 3-2 to be assured of t

'Naps' look to consolidate lead*

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:15 PM AST Comments

The derby of all derbies has finally arrived, as St Mary's College face their crosstown rivals Queen's Royal College at Serpentine Road at 3.45pm today in Premier Division action in the BGTT/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL). The derby, which is one of the oldest rivalries in t

Windies bats struggle on rain-hit opening day*

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:12 PM AST Comments

West Indies batsmen made a sluggish start to their tour of Sri Lanka, on a rain-hit opening day of their three-day tour match yesterday. Opener Kraigg Brathwaite top-scored with 46 but West Indies struggled to 127 for six against the Sri Lanka Cricket Board President’s XI, on a day when only 4

Ramdin: Bishoo will be a threat in Sri Lanka

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:8 PM AST Comments

Former West Indies test captain Denesh Ramdin says he expects leg spinner Devendra Bishoo to pose a threat to Sri Lankan batsmen during the two-match Test series which begins on Wednesday. Bishoo is back in the regional squad after a complete recovery from a finger injury he sustained during the sec

‘Toco Boys’ extend winning streak at home*

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:6 PM AST Comments

FABIAN WHITFIELD and Daneil Williams extended their unbeaten streak at home this season to 11 on Tuesday night at Saith Park, Chaguanas. A month after picking up the bronze medal in the fifth leg of the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour in Florida, USA, the 

Super League KO resumes tomorrow*

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:4 PM AST Comments

T&T Prison Service Football Club and Cunupia Football Club are the last surviving members of the second tier Championship Division still left in the CNG National Super League Knockout football competition, which resumes with second round matches tomorrow. The Super League Knockout has been dominated

‘South Cycling’ to stage fitness ride

Oct. 9, 2015, 9:2 PM AST Comments

The 11th consecutive Pride of the South 100-kilometre bike ride will take place next week Sunday, starting and finishing at the Paria Suites Hotel, and will ride off at 7 a.m. The event is being hosted by the South Cycling Organisation, which is an amalgamation of southern-based bike clubs.

Warner: FIFA still strong*

Oct. 9, 2015, 8:58 PM AST Comments

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner believes that FIFA is still strong enough to stand despite the ongoing investigations into its top executive members. World soccer president Sepp Blatter and UEFA boss Michel Platini were suspended by FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Thursday, as FIFA continues

Brazil, Argentina lose without marquee players*

Oct. 9, 2015, 8:56 PM AST Comments

Brazil showed Thursday it can’t win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 away to Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. It was the same story for Argentina without its Barcelona marquee player Lionel Messi, falling 2-0 at home agains

Bergeron Boy to make amends for Derby flop

Oct. 9, 2015, 8:51 PM AST Comments

BERGERON BOY, who failed to carry his speed in the prestigious 2,000-metre Trinidad Derby Stakes on September 24, gets his chance to atone today at Santa Rosa Park. He will contest the co-feature, 1,350-metre race for two-year-old and over horses rated 60-45. Seven horses will face starter Carlton R


Oct. 8, 2015, 8:26 PM AST Comments

Sepp Blatter is out of a job at FIFA. Michel Platini might never even get there.

ASATT clubs: We want overdue AGM *

Oct. 8, 2015, 8:22 PM AST Comments

Swimming clubs are clamouring for the current executive of the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) to call the AGM, which is overdue by over a year.