Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Sports

Everybody wants to play in the Hero CPL

Feb. 2, 2016, 8:55 AM AST Comments

The Multimedia Desk - A record number of local and international stars have been officially registered for the HERO Caribbean Premier League (CPL) Player Draft which takes place on 11 February in Barbados.


HIS TO LOSE *

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:40 PM AST Comments

Four-time Olympic medallist Ato Boldon said Jamaican sprint sensation Usain Bolt should easily complete a historic hat-trick of the Olympic sprint double (Men’s 100m and 200m) at the Rio Olympics this summer.



Gayle smashes whirlwind century *

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:34 PM AST Comments

Superstar Chris Gayle further enhanced his status as the world’s premier Twenty20 batsman with a whirlwind hundred in the Unity Cricket game in Guyana on Saturday.


Lara: India hold edge

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:30 PM AST Comments

Batting legend Brian Lara has tipped India to win the Twenty20 World Cup but says West Indies can threaten once they can avoid the inconsistency which has plagued them in the past.


Ahye flies in Texas *

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:25 PM AST Comments

Michelle-Lee Ahye continued her fine run of form this season when she clocked a world-leading 7.12 seconds for victory in the women's 60 metres open final, at the Houston Invitational indoor meet in Texas, USA, on Saturday.


T&T seventh in Junior Davis Cup

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:24 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s under-16 male players finished in seventh place of the 17 participating countries in the North, Central America and the Caribbean zonal pre-qualifying tournament for the Junior Davis Cup Saturday in Dominican Republic.


Connection, Central maintain pressure on Defence Force *

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:19 PM AST Comments

The Digicel TT Pro League will take a much-appreciated break for the Carnival season after a month of breathless action in January, with leaders Defence Force having their advantage in the standings fluctuate from six points to a mere one-point lead from the chasing pack.


Sancho: Oliver was not fired

Feb. 1, 2016, 7:17 PM AST Comments

Chairman of the TT Pro League club Central FC, Brent Sancho, has spoken on the recent controversy last week with the club’s star playmaker Marvin Oliver, who Sancho insists was not fired by his administration despite recent reports in the media stating otherwise.


OFF THE MARK*

Jan. 31, 2016, 10:31 PM AST Comments

Shamar Springer struck a stunning hundred as West Indies Under-19s clobbered minnows Fiji Under-19s by 262 runs yesterday, to pick up their first victory of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup. Sent in, West Indies stormed to 340 for seven off their 50 overs with Springer blasting 106 off just 78 balls,


Solozano, Guillen arrest Prisons*

Jan. 31, 2016, 10:28 PM AST Comments

Jeremy Solozano and Justin Guillen showed a greed for runs that would have pleased their coach David Furlonge yesterday. The Queen's Park Cricket Club (QPCC) openers allowed none of their teammates a hit has they chased down the victory target of 166 set by Prisons all on their own, to complete a 1


Garcia opens account for Alkmaar*

Jan. 31, 2016, 10:26 PM AST Comments

In just his second substitute appearance Levi Garcia, the 18-year-old former Trinidad and Tobago National Under 20 striker got his first goal playing for AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch top flight, the Eredivisie. Garcia was the youngest member of the T&T team that won the Under-20 Caribbean championship tw