Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sports

FAMILIAR STRUGGLE*

May 13, 2017, 12:29 AM AST Comments

Roston Chase extended his rich vein of form with a half-century but West Indies squandered opportunities to put the squeeze on Pakistan, on the third day of the decisive third Test at Windsor Park yesterday. Replying to Pakistan’s first innings of 376, West Indies closed on 218 for five, still

Leacock pulls out ‘Nationals’*

May 13, 2017, 12:26 AM AST Comments

THE B-Mobile National Tennis Championships has lost one of its two biggest drawcards without a ball being struck at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. Officials were forced to make over the women’s singles draw following the late withdrawal of Yolande Leacock. The Tobagonia


FLOW league reaches knockout stage*

May 13, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

AFTER two weeks of action in the round-robin stage, the knockout phase of the FLOW National Volleyball Championships will commence today at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. West Side Trendsetters will come up against Zenith at noon and the second semifinal of the women’s B divi


Richards clocks windy 19.98

May 13, 2017, 12:16 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Jereem Richards clocked a wind-assisted 19.98 seconds to top his men’s 200 metres qualifying heat, on day one of the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Outdoor Track and Field Championships in South Carolina, USA, on Thursday. Richards, a student at University of Alabama

Lawrence makes return after minor setback*

May 13, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago professional boxer Sheldon Lawrence will be back in the ring after a minor injury, for the Siparia Fest next Friday, when he squares off against Edwin Motta. Also returning to competitive action, following a long layoff, will be Stephanie Allen, who is set to glove-up against Ve


Luc O’Young in ‘Olympic’ qualifier*

May 13, 2017, 12:7 AM AST Comments

LUC O’YOUNG is representing Trinidad and Tobago in the North, Central America and the Caribbean qualifying table tennis tournament in Dominican Republic for the Youth Olympic Games. Fifteen male and 14 female players will battle today and tomorrow for two places each into the third edition of



Bravo makes return in Lara Academy opener *

May 11, 2017, 8:55 PM AST Comments

International T20 cricket star Dwayne Bravo will make his return to action alongside his mentor Brian Lara, when the T20 Invitational match to officially open the Brian Lara Cricket Academy gets underway at Tarouba today.

'My fault' *

May 11, 2017, 8:54 PM AST Comments

West Indies batting legend Brian Lara said he took full responsibility for the fallout from the naming of the Sachin Tendulkar stand, adding that he was embarrassed also for himself and his friend.


WI limit Pakistan *

May 11, 2017, 8:50 PM AST Comments

West Indies defied opener Azhar Ali’s 14th Test century and Pakistan’s attritional batting with sheer perseverance, to leave the decisive third Test at Windsor Park well poised after the second day yesterday.



Nestlé gives $.2m to Football Factory *

May 11, 2017, 7:52 PM AST Comments

Nestlé has announced an increase in its sponsorship to the tune of $200,000 throughout 2017 to help the Football Factory coaching school expand its activities. Nestlé will also provide MILO milk drinks, t-shirts and kit.


Record reset proposal rubbished by NACAC *

May 11, 2017, 7:50 PM AST Comments

North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletics Association (NACAC) president Victor Lopez is not in favour of the proposal by European Athletics president Svein Arne Hansen to rewrite the world record books.