Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sports

SIMMONS SACKED*

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:55 PM AST Comments

It’s official — Phil Simmons has been fired as head coach of the West Indies. The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) made the announcement yesterday via a media release which stated: “Effective immediately, the WICB today announced it has separated from the head coach Phil Simmons.&#

Golden finish

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:51 PM AST Comments

Cleopatra Borel closed off her 2016 season with victory at the DecaNation meet, in Marseille, France, yesterday. Competing for the North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) team, Borel emerged victorious with a 17.61 metres throw.


Cain ready to roll in Rio*

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:46 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO'S female sprinter Nyoshia Cain is set to see action at the Paralympic Games in Rio when she faces the starter at 6.38 p.m. today in the women's T44 classification 200 metres event. Cain, who will be running out of lane seven in heat one of preliminary round competition, will be


Academy Award progressing nicely ahead of Derby day

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:43 PM AST Comments

Trinidad Derby favourite Academy Award, who did not look that fluent when working in company with Wall Street last week, bounced back in good style in a solo workout ahead of the Trinidad Derby Stakes, which will be run off next week Saturday, at Santa Rosa Park.

Port of Spain schools top SJL

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:42 PM AST Comments

Maria Regina Grade School of Port of Spain, Fatima College and Holy Name Convent are the champions of schools judo in Trinidad and Tobago in the inaugural year of the Schools Judo League (SJL). This title is given to the school that amasses the most points from judo competitions held during the scho


Rookie Jamaican pacer ‘pumped up’ for debut

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:39 PM AST Comments

The Jamaican soldier, who was a surprise call-up for the upcoming West Indies A team tour of Sri Lanka, has described his selection as “awesome” and says he is “pumped up” and “ready” to make use of the opportunity.


Challengers push on*

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:37 PM AST Comments

CHAGUANAS CHALLENGERS completed their Group C campaign of the 2016 CCN T10 cricket tournament with a perfect record of three wins in as many matches, but were made to work in their final match against the winless Princes Town Masters. Masters got to 81 for the loss of five wickets after winning the


Shiva keen to maintain winning streak

Sep. 13, 2016, 11:22 PM AST Comments

The third matchday of the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League is already here, and current leading teams will be keen to maintain their good form in action across the country this afternoon.