Friday, November 28, 2014

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Gold for Borel

CLEOPATRA Borel won Trinidad and Tobago’s second gold medal at the 2014 Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games when she successfully defended her shot put title with a best distance of 18.99 metres at the Heriberto Jara Stadium in Veracruz, Mexico, yesterday. Read more »

  • Uncapped pair could face Jamaica

    The uncapped pair of spinner Kerwyn Sirju and medium pacer Daniel St Clair were among four changes made by the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force team ahead of their Professional Cricket League round three four-day match against Jamaica bowling off at 10 a.m. at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain today. Read More »

  • T&T camp sad over Hughes’ death

    Members of the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force outfit expressed deep sorrow at the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes yesterday. The Test batsman Hughes died aged 25, two days after being struck on the top of the neck by a ball during a domestic match in Sydney. Read More »

  • Best race of the year

    THE BEST race of the year will decide the Horse of the Year title, and it is fittingly named the Caribbean Champion Stakes, the feature event on tomorrow’s Champions Day ten-race card at Santa Rosa Park, Arima.  The 1,800-metre race has added significance as Horse of the Year, Bigman In Town, who is the defending Champion Stakes winner comes up against Triple Crown winner, Momentum, and Jamaica’s Horse of the Year, Princess Popstar in the $200,000 showpiece. Read More »

  • Dalmiya wants safety upgrade

    Former International Cricket Council chief Jagmohan Dalmiya has called on the game’s administrators to work on upgrading safety standards to ensure that incidents like the shock death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes never happen again. Read More »

  • Boycott: Helmets have caused poor technique

    Helmets have given a false sense of security to batsmen, who no longer have the necessary technique to deal with fast bowling, according to former England opener Geoff Boycott. Read More »

  • 10-man Benedict’s reach InterCol final

    Ten-man St Benedict’s College defeated Carapichama East Secondary 1-0 in the Coca-Cola Secondary Schools Football League National InterCol semi-final at Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella yesterday to reach next week’s final. Read More »

  • TTCB mourns passing of Aussie batsman

    THE TRINIDAD and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has joined the rest of the world’s cricket community in mourning the death yesterday of young Australian cricketer Phil Hughes. Read More »

  • CPL brings increased revenue

    The 2014 Caribbean Premier League (CPL) pumped US$166 million into the region’s economy, according to a new independent economic impact study. Read More »

  • Sando, Stars in Toyota quarters at Ato Boldon

    SUPER LEAGUE leaders Club Sando will be looking for a semi-final spot for a second consecutive year, when they take on North East Stars of the Pro League, in the featured match of tonight’s Toyota Classic quarter-final football double-headers at Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. The knockout football competition matches nine teams in Pro League with 15 in the semi-professional National Super League. Read More »

  • CAC men beaten again

    IT was never really on the cards for the rank outsiders, but Trinidad and Tobago were ruled out of medal contention when the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games Men’s Volleyball Tournament continued Wednesday in Veracruz, Mexico. Read More »

  • Dyette, Joseph in CAC quarters

    NANCY JOSEPH and Ayana Dyette won both matches when the tournament served off on Wednesday to be assured of a place in the quarter-finals of the Central American and the Caribbean (CAC) Beach Volleyball Tournament in Mexico. Read More »

  • Cricket world mourns

    The cricket world was in mourning yesterday following the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, who died in a Sydney hospital, two days after being hit in the head by a ball. Read More »


    Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar gave the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association a slap on the wrist yesterday as she called on the local football organisation to get its house in order to provide funding for football in T&T. At the beginning of her short address at the cheque distribution event for the Women Soca Warriors at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s, Persad-Bissessar said: “I do hope the TTFA would improve its efforts so that you can continue to fund the football in our country for the players, women, children, men while the government has stepped in the crease to assist. Read More »

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