Thursday, March 23, 2017

Sports

CAUGHT OFFSIDE*

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:38 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Football Association suffered defeat at the High Court in Port of Spain yesterday after a judge granted an interim injunction to television network Telemundo, relative to the broadcast rights of two World Cup qualifying matches.

Rally with Kenwyne

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:36 PM AST Comments

Back Trinidad and Tobago. Back Kenwyne Jones. And also, make Panama know that they are playing an away match when they come here for tomorrow’s FIFA World Cup qualifier, which kicks off from 7 p.m. at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.


Pride bring in Brathwaite for Jaguars clash

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:34 PM AST Comments

Test batsman Kraigg Brathwaite has been recalled to the Barbados Pride squad as one of three changes for their eighth round clash against tournament leaders Guyana Jaguars, starting today at the Kensington Oval.


Lewis, Roberts golden

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:31 PM AST Comments

Coppin State University students, Aaron Lewis and Khemani Roberts struck gold at the Maryland Invitational outdoor meet, in the United States, on the weekend. Lewis emerged victorious in the men's 110 metres hurdles, the freshman getting to the line in 14.31 seconds.

First class

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:26 PM AST Comments

A number of regional and international riders will be spending the Easter weekend in Trinidad and Tobago and specifically at the National Cycling Centre, bidding for Grand Prix points that will be first class. This year’s Easter International Cycling Grand Prix has been designated a UCI Class


Thompson heads Carifta swim squad*

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

JERON THOMPSON, the 2015 First Citizens Sports Foundation and Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee Youth Sportsman of the Year will lead a 36-member swim team to the April 15-19 Carifta Swimming Championships in the Bahamas. The Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago also selected a te


St James, Bishop’s tied atop table in girls rugby league

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:19 PM AST Comments

St James Secondary, Providence Girls Catholic School and Bishop Anstey’s A and B squads are moving onto the semi-finals of this year’s School Girls Rugby League competition. The four teams will have an extra week’s preparation, however, to accommodate the goodwill visit of Canadia


Daniel joins hockey men for USA warm-up

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force recruit Shaquille Daniel joins the national men’s hockey squad today for its final warm-up match before the start of the International Hockey Federation Men’s World League Round Two tournament.

New TTCB stand for T20 matches

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:15 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board, taking into consideration the high demand for tickets for the upcoming West Indies/Pakistan T20 matches at the Queen’s Park Oval on Thursday March 30 (a public holiday), Saturday April 1 and Sunday April 2, has informed the public that they will be facili


Prime satisfied with ‘Masters’ showing*

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:12 PM AST Comments

Raymond Smith (ZC Athletics) will vie for gold in the men’s 55-59 200m finals on the fifth day of the 2017 World Masters (Over 35) Track and Field Championships currently taking place in Daegu, South Korea. Smith advanced to the finals after he was third in the second semi-final in 25.98 seco


Duke eyeing 3rd straight Tranquillity Open final

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:11 PM AST Comments

AKIEL DUKE will attempt to advance to the men’s singles final for the third year in succession when the Shell Tranquillity Open Tennis Tournament continues today at the club’s courts, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain.


Set Sail headlines ‘Royal Colours’

Mar. 22, 2017, 11:10 PM AST Comments

SET SAIL, the champion juvenile of 2016, is expected to start as the raging favourite in Saturday’s 1,350-metre Royal Colours Classic at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. The Harold Chadee-trained filly, owned by his son Dave, is drawn eight in the 15-horse feature.


The next Messi may be training at this youth soccer academy

Mar. 22, 2017, 4:5 PM AST Comments

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Benjamin Palandella dribbles around a bigger boy who comes charging at him and shoots to the goal with shocking force for a 7-year-old player. Nearby, children jump to head a ball tethered on a rope, tip-toe over hoops and dribble around orange cones.