Sunday, August 30, 2015

Sports

COMING OF AGE

Aug. 29, 2015, 11:27 PM AST Comments

IT has been a long road, and a rough one too, for Kelly-Ann Baptiste. But the pain was eased at the Bird's Nest Stadium here in Beijing, China, yesterday when she teamed up with Michelle-Lee Ahye, Reyare Thomas and Semoy Hackett for women's 4x100 metres bronze at the 2015 IAAF World Championships.


4x4 men in medal race

Aug. 29, 2015, 10:17 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago will bid to close off the 2015 IAAF World Championships in style at the Bird's Nest Stadium here in Beijing, China, today. At 8.25am (TT time), eight teams will line up for the final event at the global meet, the men's 4x400 metres relay, and T&T will be among them.


Bolt wins third Worlds gold

Aug. 29, 2015, 11:25 PM AST Comments

Usain Bolt won his third gold medal by powering the men’s sprint relay team to a world-leading performance while Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce anchored the women’s sprint relay team to the second fastest time in history, as Jamaica swept both sprint relays yesterday.


Guzman sends top seed packing*

Aug. 29, 2015, 11:23 PM AST Comments

SOLANGEL GUZMAN upset the top seed as six Trinidad and Tobago players were assured of eight medals when the Caribbean Regional Badminton Championships (CAREBACO) continued Friday night in the Dominican Republic.


Sancho hails relay women

Aug. 29, 2015, 11:16 PM AST Comments

Minister of Sport Brent Sancho yesterday praised the historic bronze medal-winning effort of the 4x100 metres relay team of Kelly Ann Baptiste, Michelle Lee Ahye, Reyare Thomas, and Semoy Hackett at the World Championships in Beijing, China yesterday.


Under-17s return in separate groups

Aug. 29, 2015, 11:14 PM AST Comments

Ten players from the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Under-17 football team were scheduled to arrive at the Piarco International Airport last evening at 10.55 pm after being marooned in St Kitts due to Tropical Storm Erika.


Track’s rise, cricket’s fall*

Aug. 29, 2015, 10:39 PM AST Comments

IN 1967, the celebrated English author Sir Neville Cardus wrote that no cricketer had “proven versatility of skill as convincingly as Sobers has done, effortlessly and after the manner born”.



Jamaica take down T&T in CAZOVA

Aug. 29, 2015, 10:22 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago finished ahead of only Haiti in the round-robin phase of the fifth CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Association) Youth Boys’ Championships in Jamaica.


‘Toco Boys’ advance in Cuba*

Aug. 29, 2015, 10:15 PM AST Comments

FABIAN WHITFIELD and Daneil Williams won two of their three matches on Friday to advance to the quarter- finals of the fourth leg of the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour in Cuba.


Baptiste hails St Fort

Aug. 28, 2015, 8:16 PM AST Comments

The future of female sprinting in Trinidad and Tobago is in good hands. A glimpse of what lies ahead was provided by Kelly-Ann Baptiste and Michelle-Lee Ahye in Monday's IAAF World Championship women's 100 metres final.


200 Blinder!

Aug. 28, 2015, 7:53 PM AST Comments

Elaine Thompson came close to handing Jamaica a second straight sweep of the IAAF World Championship sprints at the Bird's Nest Stadium here in Beijing, China, yesterday.