Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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It is not often a team playing a man short for over 100 minutes wins the FA Trophy. North East Stars did it, when outscoring defending champions Directv W Connection 5-4 in a penalty shootout, after 120 minutes of football ended in a 0-0 draw on Sunday night at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Read more »

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  • First ‘Catch’ final today

    JASMINE Leon Soon and Ella Carrington will contest the first final of this year’s edition of the Catch National Juniior Tennis Championships at 9 a.m. today at Eddie Taylor Public Courts, Nelson Mandela Park, St Clair. Read More »

  • Hampshire sign Edwards

    Hampshire have signed former West Indies fast bowler Fidel Edwards for the second half of the 2015 season. Edwards, who last player for the Windies in 2012, has been signed on a Kolpak contract, so will not count as an overseas player. Read More »

  • Williams sisters into last 8 in Miami

    Sisters Serena and Venus Williams marched into the quarter-finals of the Miami Open after straight-set wins at Key Biscayne, yesterday. World number one Serena beat 24th seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-3 producing 29 winners and 20 unforced errors. Read More »

  • Hart’s wish list

    Stephen Hart has a wish list. Read More »

  • Zidane wants to manage Real Madrid

    Zinedine Zidane has said he would be willing to become Real Madrid’s head coach although he was not in a hurry. Read More »

  • Woods drops out world’s top 100

    iger Woods has dropped outside the top 100 in the world golf rankings for the first time since 1996. Read More »

  • ZAF establishes ‘Working Committee’

    Former West Indies youth captain Zaheer Ali and founder of the Zaheer Ali Foundation (ZAF) has established a “Working Committee” at the Hugh Wooding Law School which is intended to help in the development of West Indies cricket. Read More »

  • Campbell, Rodman star at ‘Barracuda’ meet

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Akil Campbell and Marloe Rodman of Jamaica gave patrons more than their money’s worth on Day Two of the Southampton Wheelers Cycle Club’s Barracuda Track League 2015 when they staged a slug fest at Skinner Park in San Fernando on Sunday. Read More »

  • Ruthless Aussies

    As Steven Smith pulled the winning boundary to crush a New Zealand fairytale and clinch a fifth World Cup for Australia yesterday, Michael Clarke’s side celebrated a glorious end to a journey marked by a period of self-doubt and grief for a fallen teammate. Captain Clarke retires from one-day cricket with his legacy intact but his team will charge on to the 2019 tournament with renewed belief in their ability to re-generate, adapt and rebound from the stiffest of challenges. Read More »

  • Callender holds off Farinha

    Emmanuel Callender held off a strong challenge from teenager Jonathan Farinha to capture gold in the Falcon Games men’s 100 metres dash, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, in Port of Spain, yesterday. Callender, a two-time Olympic sprint relay medallist, clocked 10.42 seconds, while 18-year-old Farinha got home in 10.43. Suriname’s Ifrish Alberg was a distant third in 10.73. Read More »

  • Shenelle, Vaughn claim ‘South’ titles

    SHENELLE MOHAMMED captured her second singles crown in two weeks and Vaughn Wilson retained his title when the curtain fell on the KCL South Classified Tennis Tournament yesterday, at Petrotrin Club, Pointe-a-Pierre. Mohammed, who was the runner-up to nemesis Olivia Bennett in this tournament as well as the Tranquillity Open and National Championships last year, rolled over former national under-14 and 16 champion Nalini Maharaj 6-1, 6-1 in the final. Read More »

  • Hackshaw ‘catches’ No. 3 seed

    SCOTT HACKSHAW expectedly moved into the under-18 quarterfinals when the Catch National Junior Tennis Championships continued yesterday at Eddie Taylor Public Courts, Nelson Mandela Park, St Clair. Although he is not seeded in the division, the 14-year-old is favoured to reach the final and he took his first step to get there yesterday by beating No. 3 seed Keshan Moonasar 6-4, 6-4. Read More »

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