Saturday, July 15, 2017

Sports

Knight 8th in Para Worlds 100 heat

Jul. 15, 2017, 12:55 AM AST Comments

Jabari Knight finished eighth in his World Para Athletics Championship men's 100 metres T54 qualifying heat in London, England, yesterday, and did not advance to the final.

PROMISING PARTNERSHIP*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:36 AM AST Comments

Trinbago Knight Riders have made Crix a part of their “vital supplies” for the upcoming Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) after Bermudez Biscuit Company signed on as official partners of the TKR franchise. The partnership was made official yesterday at the Bermudez Biscuit Company in M


Windies Women target England upset

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:34 AM AST Comments

West Indies Women are focussed on signing off their disappointing ICC Women’s World Cup with an upset of hosts England Women, when the two teams meet at Gloucestershire County Ground today. A campaign which started with so much promise went badly awry when the Caribbean side lost their first f


Another U-16 crown for Leslie*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:30 AM AST Comments

ALIJAH LESLIE captured his second straight title in a higher age-group and Nabeel Mohammed bounced back on the final day of the Sagicor Junior Tennis Tournament yesterday at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval. On another day severely affected by rain, Leslie edged Andre Crawford 6-2, 2-6, 10/7 in the un

WI U-19s lose again to Proteas*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:29 AM AST Comments

A batting collapse sent West Indies Under-19s to a heavy 115-run defeat to South Africa Under-19s in their third Youth One-Day International in South Africa yesterday. Asked to chase a challenging 289 for victory at City Oval, the Young Windies were in the hunt at 120 for three in the 26th over befo


Sparkle bags Madrid bronze*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:26 AM AST Comments

Sparkle McKnight bagged bronze in the women's 400 metres hurdles at the Meeting Madrid IAAF World Challenge meet, in Spain, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete got home in 55.87 seconds—the fifth fastest time of her career. There was a close battle for gold between Canadian Sage Watson


Busy week ahead for T&T rugby teams*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:25 AM AST Comments

LOCAL RUGBY comes almost to a standstill this weekend as three national senior and junior teams head out to compete at events in Miami and the Bahamas. Both the national men’s and women’s Under-19 squads as well as the senior T&T women will be in action, in three separate tournaments.


Four beach players for ‘Commonwealth Youth’*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:24 AM AST Comments

THE female half of the Trinidad and Tobago beach volleyball team for the Commonwealth Youth Games will travel to Bahamas tomorrow. Tsyan Selvon and Ebony Williams and manager Andrea Davis will then link up with male players Daynte Stewart and Devaughn Martin, who have been training under the watchfu

Tidal Wave’s Harley in record 50m fly splash*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:17 AM AST Comments

Jahmia Harley of Tidal Wave Aquatics continued her good run of form when she splashed to gold in the 13-14 50-metre butterfly female on Thursday night at the 2017 National Age Group Short Course Championships at the National Aquatic Centre in Balmain, Couva. Harley stopped the clock in the final in


Lawrence names provisional squad*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:16 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence has named a provisional training squad of 25 to begin preparations on Monday for the upcoming international friendly against Ecuador scheduled for July 26 in Guayaquil, Ecuador. And the TTFA announced that the T&T/Honduras CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying


V/ball women tackle France in Grand Prix*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:14 AM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago’s women have been under the gun in their World Grand Prix Volleyball Championship debut thus far, but their toughest challenge could come at home tonight at National Cycling Centre, Couva. The six-time Caribbean champions will tackle France in the second match of a double h


T&T U-17s bid to extend winning streak *

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:12 AM AST Comments

Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago will be looking to stretch their winning run to three when they take on Guyana in the third round of the Regional Under-17 championship at Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, from 9.30 am today. T&T whipped Barbados and Jamaica on the strength of their spi


Crown Trace back home from Toronto tourney*

Jul. 15, 2017, 1:9 AM AST Comments

Crown Trace Football Club returned from this year’s Robbie International Soccer Tournament in Toronto, Canada, without any silverware but extremely pleased with their performance in the tournament. Campaigning in Bracket D in the Under-18 Division, the Enterprise-based club played unbeaten to