Friday, July 29, 2016

Sports

Thema goes to court *

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:48 PM AST Comments

Thema Williams has made good on her threat to sue members of the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation (TTGF).

Sabotage, organisational problems blamed for Olympic village problems

Jul. 28, 2016, 9:45 PM AST Comments

Sabotage by unhappy workers may have caused water and gas leaks, blocked toilets and electrical faults that slowed teams from moving into the athletes’ village, Rio Olympic organisers said yesterday.“We are considering isolated cases, but we haven’t seen enough to say it was an organised sabotage th


Kumar fires another 69

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:44 PM AST Comments

After a poor day on Wednesday at the Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships, the national men’s team redeemed themselves by playing superbly yesterday, cutting in half the distance between themselves and leaders Puerto Rico even though they remained in third place in the Hoerman Cup.


T&T U-19s put Barbados in a spin *

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:42 PM AST Comments

Off-spinner Jonathan Bootan claimed three wickets and left-armer spinner Bryan Boodram grabbed two, as Trinidad and Tobago gained the ascendancy after in their West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-19 match against Barbados in St Vincent, yesterday.

T&T U-15s going for 2nd win today

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:40 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago will be seeking their second successive win in the West Indies Cricket Board’s Regional Under-15 Championship when they face Jamaica in Round Two at Progress Park in Grenada today. The T&T youths are coming off a positive start to their campaign, having beating Barbados by


Chung, St Louis champs again *

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:37 PM AST Comments

By Shammi Kowlessar—France-based players Rheann Chung and Dexter St Louis retained their singles titles in contrasting fashion when the Solo National Table Tennis Championship came to a spectacular conclusion on Wednesday night at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas.


Minister tours Camp Vibe

Jul. 28, 2016, 8:36 PM AST Comments

Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith and officials of the Ministry toured Camp VYBE 2016, on Tuesday to obtain a first-hand view of the facilities and work undertaken by participants of the youth camp hosted by the Ministry's Youth Division, at the Basilon Street Youth Facility.


Guyana, T&T among winners but Jamaica lose

Jul. 28, 2016, 5:48 PM AST Comments

ST GEORGE'S, Grenada, Jul 28, CMC – Opener Sachin Singh struck the only half-century of the opening round as he helped Guyana make a winning start to the Regional Under-15 Championship with a seven-wicket victory over Windward Islands here Wednesday.



BRAVO PRAISES AKMAL*

Jul. 28, 2016, 12:7 AM AST Comments

Captain of the Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) Dwayne Bravo described Umar Akmal’s knock of 73 from 35 balls as brilliant, after the Knight Riders staged a come-from-behind three-wicket win in their Caribbean Premier League T20 match at the Darren Sammy National Stadium on Tuesday night. The win



Joseph gets Test call-up*

Jul. 28, 2016, 12:3 AM AST Comments

Promising Antiguan fast bowler Alzarri Joseph is set to make his Test debut after he was drafted into the West Indies side for the current home series against India.