Monday, January 16, 2017

Sports

FRUSTRATED!*

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:39 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago wicketkeeper and hard-hitting batsman Nicholas Pooran is frustrated with the length of his West Indies Cricket Board-imposed suspension from regional cricket and the way the situation has been handled by the Board.

At least 8 months

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:37 PM AST Comments

ANGUS EVE believes that the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) should learn from mistakes it made with Belgian Tom Saintfiet and make his replacement feel he has their support. “Win, lose or draw, the new coach needs to know that he has the support of the Football Association (TTF


A downward spiral

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:34 PM AST Comments

Based on the ultimatum Tom Saintfiet faced, it stands to reason that his successor should be required to earn four points from the next two World Cup qualifiers, failing which he will join the list of former head coaches of the senior men’s national football team.


Ma Pau Stars snap Central’s unbeaten run

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:33 PM AST Comments

Central FC’s unbeaten run in the Digicel Pro League this season came to a crashing halt on Saturday when the two-time defending champions fell 2-0 against Ma Pau Stars at the Larry Gomes Stadium, Malabar.

English FA Trophy in T&T*

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:30 PM AST Comments

THE English FA Trophy will be in Trinidad and Tobago today, where it will be showcased at activities for fans over a two-day period. Flow Sports has partnered with current English FA Trophy champions Manchester United to bring the 'FA Cup Trophy' to the Caribbean.


WI legends on show

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:24 PM AST Comments

West Indies legends Brian Lara and Shivnarine Chanderpaul were on show in Barrackpore on Saturday and thousands of fans came out to catch a glimpse of the great ones. World record-holder and former West Indies captain Lara was the main attraction and he delivered in fine style as he led his team to


Khan stars as Cane Farm reach UWI final

Jan. 15, 2017, 9:24 PM AST Comments

Imran Khan grabbed two wickets and then struck an unbeaten 52 to lead Cane Farm to an easy six-wicket win over Merry Boys in the UWI-UNICOM National Twenty20 semifinal at the University of the West Indies in St Augustine on Saturday night to secure their place in yesterday’s final against Deme


NEW COACH IN ‘3 to 5’*

Jan. 14, 2017, 11:9 PM AST Comments

THE president of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association expects that a new national senior team coach will be announced this week. “I feel within the next three to five days we will have a new coach,” David John-Williams declared in a radio interview yesterday, after Belgian Tom Sa

Brathwaite shines with ball as Thunder win again

Jan. 14, 2017, 10:59 PM AST Comments

West Indies all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite was brilliant with the ball as Sydney Thunder won their third straight with an eight-wicket triumph over crosstown rivals, Sydney Sixers, to keep alive their hopes of a playoff spot in the Big Bash League here yesterday. Playing in only his second game since


Garcia and Dillon set for Belgium trials*

Jan. 14, 2017, 10:54 PM AST Comments

Central FC have announced that midfielder Nathaniel Garcia and teenaged striker Nicholas Dillon will both depart for extensive trials at Belgian second division club, K.Patro Maasmechelen. The Belgian club has been watching the performances of both players for several months and is hoping to host th


Showdown at UWI SPEC today

Jan. 14, 2017, 10:53 PM AST Comments

Today’s final of the UWI-UNICOM National T20 tournament at the University of the West Indies in St Augustine will be a Trinidad and Tobago versus Guyana affair. Demerara CC of Guyana secured their place in the final on Friday evening, beating defending champions Club Crusoe by seven wickets in


TTOC to push female athletes

Jan. 14, 2017, 10:50 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee is set to launch its “Future is Female” programme, an initiative focused on assisting the country’s female athletes to break the Olympic medal drought. It will be a focused element of the #10golds24 Athlete Welfare and Preparation fund. Aft


W Connection score 4*

Jan. 14, 2017, 10:45 PM AST Comments

All that Directv W Connection can do at this time is to keep the pressure on two-time defending Digicel Pro League football champions Central FC by continuing to win. The “Savonetta Boys” took a major scalp on Friday night, stopping the five-match winning streak of Defence Force with a 4