Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sports



STAR EXODUS WILL CONTINUE*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:31 AM AST Comments

Successful former West Indies captain Darren Sammy believes the region’s leading players will continue to ignore domestic cricket in favour of lucrative global Twenty20 leagues, as long as Cricket West Indies’ controversial eligibility rule remains in place. He told the Tuffers and Vaugh

WI women lose again

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:27 AM AST Comments

Uncapped opener Felicia Walters struck a half-century but West Indies Women’s worries increased ahead of the start of the ICC World Cup with a five-wicket defeat to Pakistan Women in their first official warm-up match here yesterday. Sent in, the Caribbean side fought their way to a respectabl


Paul bound for World Champs*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

SUPER-HEAVYWEIGHT Nigel Paul grabbed bronze from an inter-continental qualifier in Honduras last weekend and has now earned a berth in the AIBA World Boxing Championships which will be held in Hamburg, Germany from August 25 to September 3. The AMBC American Continental Championships were held in Te


Landeau ready for 800 defence*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:22 AM AST Comments

Nicholas Landeau warmed up for the defence of his NGC/Sagicor National Open Championship men’s 800 metres title with a new personal best at the Watford Gold Standard meet, in England, last Wednesday. The Trinidad and Tobago half-miler completed his two laps of the track in one minute, 48.34 se


'Green Army' bag 2nd win, lead TTSL*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:14 AM AST Comments

KEVIN “BEENIE” JAGDEOSINGH scored twice as Ron La Forest-trained Guaya United continued their fine early form in the Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) by claiming a 4-2 away win win over Siparia Spurs on Sunday. High-scoring Guaya lead League One on goal difference over FC Santa Ro

Jabloteh U13’s bounce Police off top*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:7 AM AST Comments

San Juan Jabloteh are the enviable leaders in all three divisions of the 2017 Flow Youth Pro League, following matches played last weekend. The boys in green achieved the feat when they defeated Police FC to move past them at the top of the Under-13 Division for the first time this season. Champions


Hillview make clean sweep*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:5 AM AST Comments

Hillview College completed a clean sweep of PowerGen Secondary Schools Cricket League (SSCL) titles winning all the boys competitions including their fifth trophy of the season on Monday when they defeated Shiva Boys’ Hindu College in Under-16 final at National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva


Windies will surprise many*

Jun. 21, 2017, 12:1 AM AST Comments

Former skipper Merissa Aguilleira has backed West Indies to create a few surprises at the ICC Women’s World Cup, starting next week in England and Wales. The Caribbean side has been labelled as one of the favourites but doubts surround their One-Day International form, following nine defeats i


Positive play*

Jun. 20, 2017, 11:59 PM AST Comments

The Windies coach Stuart Law said his team have accepted that they underperformed in the ODI series against Afghanistan and is calling on his batsmen, to trust their own ability and play positively against India. Law, speaking to the media at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, yesterday, ahead


T&T win set at ‘Pan Am’*

Jun. 20, 2017, 11:56 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago managed to win their first set and keep one of the leading teams in the tournament on the court for two hours when the Pan American Volleyball Cup continued Monday night in Peru. The six-time Caribbean champions were eventually beaten 25-19, 24-26, 25-21, 25-17 by the hosts, who