Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sports


Warriors take 2-0 series lead on Blazers, win without Durant

Apr. 20, 2017, 9:30 AM AST Comments

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — JaVale McGee has made a name for himself catching lob passes and reliably slamming them home to the pure delight of his teammates, and oh did those matter for the short-handed Golden State Warriors as they moved one win closer to another NBA championship.


SUCCESSFUL BID*

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

The Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) won the bid Tuesday to host the 2019 Carifta Swimming, Open Water and Water Polo Championships, the first time in 20 years. On Tuesday, at the Carifta Congress at the five-day 2017 Carifta Swimming and Open Water Championships in the Ba


Donahue ‘Most Outstanding’ *

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:12 PM AST Comments

Gabriela Donahue was named the Most Outstanding 13-14 female swimmer following her five individual gold medal haul at the Carifta Swimming Championships at the Betty Kelly Kenning Aquatic Complex in Nassau, Bahamas. As the meet came to a close yesterday evening, Team Trinidad and Tobago improved on


Skeene wins, loses in ‘Trinity’ semis

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:11 PM AST Comments

AFTER squandering a golden opportunity to advance to the title round in singles, Solange Skeene bounced back to reach the under-14 doubles final of the ITF (International Tennis Federation) Trinity Cup yesterday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. The national under-14 and 16 c


Lord Coe hails successful Carifta Games

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:9 PM AST Comments

The partnership between telecoms provider Flow and the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) has been hailed as a triumph for regional athletics. According to Lord Sebastian Coe, president of the International Association of Athletic Federations (IAAF), greate

Latapy sees potential in U-15s

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:7 PM AST Comments

National Under-15 head coach Russell Latapy witnessed a few pleasing points in his squad’s first match since they commenced training over two months ago as they came from a goal down to defeat a Republic Bank Under-15 Invitational XI 3-1 at the Ato Boldon Stadium, last Sunday.


La Teisha, Apphia back on NORCECA sand*

Apr. 19, 2017, 11:5 PM AST Comments

LA TEISHA Joseph and Apphia Glasgow will compete together in an event on the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour for the first time in over a year this weekend. The duo will represent Trinidad and Tobago, along with Daneil Williams and Marlon Phillip, in the seco


Juteram, St Rose shine in ‘Solo’

Apr. 19, 2017, 10:54 PM AST Comments

VANJCE JUTERAM and Zion St Rose stepped up in class and prevailed when the Solo Junior Badminton Tournament served off Tuesday night at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. National under-15 champion St Rose is seeded second in his age-group, but he booked a place in the under-17 quarter


Keshorn receives first tranche of EAAP funding

Apr. 19, 2017, 10:52 PM AST Comments

Two-time Olympic medallist Keshorn Walcott received his first tranche of his Elite Athlete Assistance Programme (EAAP) funding yesterday, valued at $125,000. The EAAP is an initiative by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago that provides financial assistance to outstanding athletes in support of t


TTOC holds AGM, votes on leadership today

Apr. 19, 2017, 10:33 PM AST Comments

Members will vote on whether to continue with current president Brian Lewis when the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee’s (TTOC) Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held today from 5 p.m. at Olympic House, 121 Abercromby Street, Port of Spain.