Saturday, February 13, 2016

Sports

NARINE, POLLARD OPT OUT*

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:30 PM AST Comments

West Indies have hit another bump on the road to the ICC World Twenty20 with off-spinner Sunil Narine and all-rounder Kieron Pollard both pulling out of the squad for different stated reasons.

No regrets

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:27 PM AST Comments

Trinbago Knight Riders CEO Venky Mysore is excited about the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) team they picked in the draft and despite not getting all the players he wanted, he said he had no regrets about the selections. Mysore fielded questions from the Trinidad and Tobago media at the Hyatt R


Red Force let advantage slip*

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:26 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force struck some early blows but let Guyana Jaguars off the hook as the Guyanese rallied from 85 for six to close day one of the sixth round Professional Cricket League four-day match yesterday at Guyana National Stadium, Providence, on 204 for seven.


Ideal start*

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:22 PM AST Comments

It may not necessarily have been exactly what the doctor ordered, but Trinidad and Tobago's senior women's national team registered a much-needed win in their opening match of the 2016 CONCACAF Women's Olympic Qualifying Championship, when they came from behind to beat Guatemala 2-1 at the BBVA Comp


Parkites start title defence*

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:19 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club will be looking to maintain their perfect start to the domestic season as when they start their National League Premier Division 1 title defence against Jailal Enterprises Victoria United Sports Club in Port of Spain today.


Wins for Police, Jabloteh as All Sectors League resumes*

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:17 PM AST Comments

The Courts All Sectors Netball League (ASNL) has made a return to the court at the Eastern Regional Sporting Complex in Tacarigua bringing an end to the two-week carnival hiatus. Action continued in the Alternative and Championship divisions on Thursday with Police and Jabloteh respectively recordin


New-look format as 2016 season flicks off

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:14 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board (TTHB) will host its 2016 Opening Day tournament today from 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. After half a decade the event makes its return to the home of field hockey in Trinidad and Tobago, the National Hockey Centre, Eastern Regional Sports Complex, Tacarigua.


‘Trust’ rates the value

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:11 PM AST Comments

TRANSPIRE will have his first run since being crowned the 2015 champion stayer at last month’s Jetsam Awards ceremony. He will contest the 1,700-metre Eric ‘Colt’ Durant Memorial at Santa Rosa Park on the turf.


WI lose Pollard, Narine for World T20

Feb. 12, 2016, 12:26 AM AST Comments

Hard-hitting allrounder Kieron Pollard and spinner Sunil Narine have withdrawn themselves from the squad selected to represent the West Indies at the March-April International Cricket Council's (ICC) World Twenty20 tournament in India.


Trinidad and Tobago 2 Guatemala 1

Feb. 12, 2016, 10:54 AM AST Comments

HOUSTON (AP) — Kennya Cordner and Tasha St. Louis scored within about four minutes in the second half to give Trinidad and Tobago a 2-1 come-from-behind victory over Guatemala on Thursday night in a group stage match in the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying tournament. Ana Lucia Martinez's p


Youths do it again *

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:54 PM AST Comments

West Indies will make their second appearance in the Under-19 World Cup final after a stunning three wicket victory over Bangladesh in the semi-final at Shere Bangla National Stadium, yesterday.


Darren Sammy: Don't worry, we're going *

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:52 PM AST Comments

West Indies Twenty20 skipper Darren Sammy has assured the Caribbean public that the team set to represent the region in the ICC World T20 will not boycott the tournament and will sign and return their tournament contracts to the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) before Sunday's deadline.


Jaggesar in, but Darren Bravo, Ramdin miss out in draft *

Feb. 11, 2016, 7:50 PM AST Comments

T&T's Jon Russ Jaggesar's dream year continued yesterday after the off-spinner earned a US$15,000 contract to play for inaugural champions Jamaica Tallawahs in the Hero Caribbean Premier League. But there was no room for T&T stars Denesh Ramdin and Darren Bravo on any of the six-team rosters.