Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Sports

Setting the 'Benjmark'*

Dec. 25, 2017, 5:37 PM AST Comments

NEIL BENJAMIN JR used the birth of his first-born son as inspiration to have what has been the most successful season of his professional football career to date.


Year of The Dream *

Dec. 25, 2017, 5:31 PM AST Comments

Jereem “The Dream” Richards enjoyed a spectacular breakout season on the track in 2017. The 200 metres specialist joined the elite sub-20 club. But more importantly, Richards secured a podium finish at a global meet, the 23-year-old bagging half-lap bronze at the IAAF World Championships


Target Belarus*

Dec. 25, 2017, 5:29 PM AST Comments

A new era of cycling in Trinidad and Tobago is set to take off next month.


T&T cricket at a crossroad*

Dec. 24, 2017, 10:11 PM AST Comments

With a Judicial Review matter in the court for more than a year, elections on hold, and funds rapidly dwindling, it is safe to say cricket in Trinidad and Tobago is at a crossroads.



Law reads Windies riot act*

Dec. 24, 2017, 10:8 PM AST Comments

Head coach Stuart Law has instructed his West Indies team to put up or shut up in the remaining matches they have on this tour. Law was speaking after the Windies slumped to a 204-run defeat in the second One-day International against the New Zealanders on Saturday at Hagley Oval.

Local coaches complete course at Real Madrid*

Dec. 24, 2017, 10:3 PM AST Comments

Three local football coaches, who work with underprivileged youth in Port of Spain and environs, recently completed a special five-day training course in Spain, conducted by renowned football club Real Madrid.


Unlikely assailants*

Dec. 24, 2017, 10:0 PM AST Comments

This is the sort of assault we would expect from the Australians. In the space of just three weeks, New Zealand’s cricketers have turned the West Indies’ steady progression through 2017 into what feels like a precipitous plunge back to the depths of despair.


Boult’s best sinks Holder’s men in 2nd ODI*

Dec. 23, 2017, 9:56 PM AST Comments

WEST INDIES’ bid for a series-levelling win over New Zealand was jettisoned by a career-best spell from left-arm fast bowler Trent Boult that handed his side a 204-run victory in the second One-Day International yesterday at Hagley Oval. Windies were bowled out for 121 in 28 overs to suffer th


Further $$ hits for horsemen next year*

Dec. 23, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments

HORSEMEN will lose a further $785,000 in purses if the draft 2018 Classic Diary is approved. Most of the Grade One races are now Grade Two events and only the Trinidad Derby Stakes has retained its Grade One status because the purse is $300,000.


‘Low Cost’ triple crowns for Derah, Jerry*

Dec. 23, 2017, 9:51 PM AST Comments

DERAH RAMOUTAR and Jerry Joseph captured triple crowns in the Caroni Zone Table Tennis Association Tournament at Central Warriors Sports Club, Salim Drive, Warner Village, Charlieville. While it was no surprise that Ramoutar retained her under-15 crown and lifted the under-19 trophy last week Saturd