Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sports

NOT LOOKING GOOD*

Feb. 15, 2017, 10:0 PM AST Comments

W local racing industry stands to suffer a $2.5 million drop in prize money this year as the sport battles for survival. Prize money, slashed by 15 per cent last year, will suffer a futher cut of 15 per cent from March 1. This was disclosed to stakeholders by Arima Race Club (ARC) president Linford

The work begins

Feb. 15, 2017, 9:57 PM AST Comments

DENNIS LAWRENCE begins his work as new national football team head coach as soon as the shortened 2016-2017 season of the Digicel Pro League ends on Sunday. And the former apprentice to current Belgian national coach Roberto Martinez has already indicated that he is going to do things his way.


Red Force mauled by Scorpions

Feb. 15, 2017, 9:55 PM AST Comments

Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s dreams of a “three-peat” in the WICB Regional Super50 were dashed in emphatic fashion late yesterday evening as Jamaica Scorpions crushed them by a massive 292 runs in their day/night semi-final at Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antig


InterCol Festival returns next month*

Feb. 15, 2017, 9:53 PM AST Comments

The InterCol Football Nostalgia Committee, under the chairmanship of former Minister of Sport Ken Butcher, will host their Fifth Annual Colleges Ex-Pupils InterCol Football Festival on March 4 at St Mary’s College ground, Serpentine Road, St James from 9 a.m.

Bravo, Pooran open TML cricket

Feb. 15, 2017, 9:52 PM AST Comments

T&T and West Indies players Darren Bravo and Nicholas Pooran entertained the crowd with a few lofty blows to signal the opening of the 2017 Trinidad Muslim League/Takaaful T&T 2017 Cricket League on Friday last, at the TML Centre in St Joseph.


Huge throw for Horsford

Feb. 15, 2017, 9:50 PM AST Comments

Tyriq Horsford threw further than his Trinidad and Tobago boys’ under-18 javelin record at the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAA) Development Meet #8, held at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago, on Sunday. However, the huge 73.17 metres effort may not be recognis



FINAL PUSH*

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:38 AM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force are two wins away from completing a hat-trick of titles in the Regional Super50. And coach Gus Logie is urging his batsmen to lead the push for No.3. The Red Force face the Jamaica Scorpions this afternoon in the first of the day/night semi-finals at the Coolidge Cr

Cooper slams second SSCL ton

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:35 AM AST Comments

Cephas Cooper scored his second century in as many matches to lead Naparima College to an emphatic 286-run victory over Trinity College East, in their fourth round PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League Premier Division match at Lewis Street in San Fernando, yesterday. Cooper hit 19 fours in his


Just around the bend

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:31 AM AST Comments

At 10.30 last Thursday morning in Balmain, the work day was well along at the National Cycling Centre. The track was populated with riders, Kwesi Browne among them, while down in the “pit,” clusters of athletes sat about, resting their legs and talking things over.


Ramkissoon makes splash in Canada

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:27 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Jonathan Ramkissoon was in fine form at the recently concluded 2017 Ontario University Athletics OUA held from February 9-11 at the University of Toronto. The fourth-year Mathematics student at the University of Waterloo copped one gold, two silvers and a bronze medal wh


Loving the T&T Marathon*

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:23 AM AST Comments

Sofia Hedstrom is an editor with the popular Runner’s World magazine. The 38-year-old Swede is also a marathon runner, and competes in a few 26.2-mile races each year. Last month, she ran for the very first time in the Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM), making the long trek fro


Centuries for Livingston, Atwell in ‘Championship’

Feb. 15, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments

Couva Sports and Munroe Road Sports both piled scores of over 300 on the first day of their respective second round North-Central Championship Division three-day League matches which bowled over the weekend. David Livinston slammed 133 as Couva maed 307 all out against Queen’s Park Cricket Clu