Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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Narine reported

Umpires in the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 have reported West Indies mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine for having a suspected illegal action. Read more »

  • Rooney sorry for red

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has apologised to his team mates after being sent off against West Ham United during Saturday’s Premier League match following a rash challenge on Stewart Downing. Read More »

  • Gayle hopeful of making India Tests

    Opener Chris Gayle is expressing confidence that he will be fit and ready in time to be considered for the West Indies’ upcoming Test series against India. Read More »

  • Cycling on the Avenue returns

    The Beacon insurance company has injected $300,000 into the Beacon Cycling On The Avenue 3 which pedals off on October 7 from 7:30 p.m. Read More »

  • Now San Juan stop St Anthony’s

    St Anthony’s College suffered another setback on home turf yesterday when San Juan North Secondary inflicted a 3-2 defeat on the leaders in one of two rescheduled matches in the Premier Division of the BG T&T/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League. Read More »

  • PM Mitchell lauds WICB plans

    The CARICOM leader who perhaps pays the most attention among the heads of government to the fortunes of West Indies cricket likes the steps now being taken by the game’s administrators to clean up the region’s act on and off the field. Read More »

  • Correcting a Ramadhin omission

    SEVERAL e-mails have drawn my embarrassed attention to my inadvertent omission of Sonny Ramadhin on the list of living West Indies Test cricketers over the age of 80. Read More »

  • Long layoff for Carlos Edwards

    Millwall’s Trinidad and Tobago winger Carlos Edwards is facing nearly a year on the sidelines after undergoing “detailed” knee surgery to correct damaged ligaments. The 35-year-old fell awkwardly during the south-east London club’s nil-all draw with Nottingham Forest a fortnight ago and had to be stretchered off. Tests showed he had suffered cruciate and lateral ligament damage and a ruptured hamstring muscle. Read More »

  • St Louis unbeaten in Agen win

    Dexter St Louis played unbeaten for Agen two Saturdays ago, as his team whipped Le Chesnay 8-1 in their opening fixture of the 2014-2015 French Table Tennis League. Read More »

  • Camacho: T&T teams will win FIH first round

    Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board (TTHB) president Douglas Camacho has predicted that the T&T men’s and women’s hockey teams would win the first round of the FIH World League which flick offs today in Jamaica. Read More »


    Barbados Tridents produced a limp all-round effort to crash out of the Champions League Twenty20, after going down by six wickets to Hobart Hurricanes, yesterday. Sent in at the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Tridents tumbled to 113 all out off 19.4 overs, with only Jonathan Carter showing any enterprise with a top score of 42. Carter, who hit a hundred in the last match, faced 34 balls and struck three fours and two sixes, and was the only batsman to pass 20 and one of four to reach double figures. He was the last of leg-spinner Xavier Doherty’s four wickets for 27 runs while seamers Ben Hilfenhaus (2-14) and Doug Bollinger (2-27) supported with two wickets apiece. Read More »

  • Haynes: Beaten but not disgraced

    Head coach Desmond Haynes believes Barbados Tridents have done themselves and the entire Caribbean proud despite their elimination from the ongoing Champions League Twenty20 tournament. The Barbados-based outfit – which represented the region after winning the Caribbean Premier League – suffered their third straight defeat against Hobart Hurricanes yesterday at the PCA Stadium, but Haynes said they were not outplayed nor disgraced. Read More »

  • Roy goal beats Stars in Pro League Pt Fortin lose to Caledonia

    Richard Roy converted a stoppage time penalty to lift the Defence Force to a 1-0 win over Japs North East Stars in their 2014-2015 Digicel Pro League (DPL) opening match on Saturday. What seemed destined for a goalless end, changed in the 90th minute when referee Cecil Hinds pointed to the spot after Jamali Garcia’s diving header off a Ross Russell Jr corner, struck the arm of Stars’ midfielder Jayson Joseph near the goal-line. Read More »

  • Potential of the Pro League

    Football is the most natural participatory sport in the world. I was reminded of that yesterday when I watched 22 youngsters, many of whom would usually have their eyes and ears latched on to their smartphones, come to life in energy-sapping mid-morning heat as the coach blew the whistle to get their practice game underway at the Aranjuez Savannah. Read More »

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