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Thursday, July 31, 2014

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DOUBLE STRIKE

Cleopatra Borel and Lalonde Gordon added to Trinidad and Tobago’s Commonwealth Games medal account, at Hampden Park, here in Glasgow, Scotland, yesterday. Borel produced an 18.57 metres throw to snare silver in the women’s shot put. And earlier in the session, Gordon captured men’s 400 metres bronze--the same colour earned by Ayanna Alexander in Tuesday’s women’s triple jump. Read more »

  • Jehue bids for gold

    Jehue Gordon will bid for gold in today’s Commonwealth Games men’s 400 metres hurdles final, at Hampden Park here in Glasgow, Scotland. In the first qualifying heat, yesterday, Gordon was in front coming off the final turn, and stayed there, securing victory in 49.42 seconds. Jamaican Annsert Whyte clocked 49.58 to finish second, also earning an automatic berth in the final. Read More »

  • Anil high in praise

    Sport Minister Anil Roberts was in high praise of silver shot put medallist Cleopatra Borel and bronze 400m sprint medallist Lalonde Gordon on stand-out performances at the Commonwealth Games yesterday. “Day 7 of the Games has proven to be Trinidad and Tobago’s most successful thus far with world class performances from both Cleopatra Borel and Lalonde Gordon. Read More »

  • Usain Bolt in row with newspaper

    A row has broken out in Glasgow over comments a newspaper claimed were made by Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt to describe the Commonwealth Games currently underway here. Read More »

  • Chanderpaul eyes ton vs T&T

    West Indies youth cricketer Tagenarine Chanderpaul is eyeing a century as Guyana move to assert themselves against Trinidad and Tobago in the West Under-19 cricket tournament in Guyana. Powerful half centuries from Chanderpaul and Shimron Hetmyer lifted the Guyanese to a comfortable position against the Trinidadians on the first day of their third round match at Bourda on Wednesday. Read More »

  • Trinis bow to the Bajans

    Despite a composed century by captain Raewin Senior, host Jamaica went down by 11-runs to Guyana in an intense final round of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) Regional Under-15 tournament at Melbourne Cricket Club yesterday. Read More »

  • Gayle: We must be on guard

    The Jamaica Tallawahs are home and have three decisive Caribbean Premier League T20 cricket encounters in front of them at Sabina Park this week—but while their first opponents, the Antigua Hawksbills, are at the foot of the table without registering a win, Jamaica Tallawahs captain, Chris Gayle, says this does not mean it will be an easy game today. Read More »

  • Lukaku moves from Chelsea to Everton

    Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku has completed a 28 million pounds move from Chelsea to Premier League rivals Everton, the Goodison Park club said yesterday. The transfer fee is a club record for Everton, and Lukaku has signed a five-year deal. Read More »

  • Rennie Britto heads to Malabar

    RENNIE BRITTO has left San Juan Jabloteh for Super League Malabar FC. Last season, Britto formed a lethal combination with veteran Kerry Baptiste at Pro League strugglers Jabloteh and is now one of several noted players to join the Arima team. Also joining Malabar are former W Connection, WASA and T&T youth striker Shane Calderon and Jamaican JeVaughn Hutchinson. Read More »

  • Kenyan to bid for 5th UWI Half-Marathon crown

    Kenyan George Towett will attempt to win his fourth straight consecutive title and his fifth overall when the 2014 University of The West Indies Sports and Physical Education Centre (UWI SPEC) International Half-Marathon comes off October 26 from 5.30 a.m. Read More »

  • Sammy: Best has a lot to offer despite on-field clash

    St Lucia Zouks Captain Darren Sammy says temperamental Barbadian fast bowler Tino Best needs to live up to his seniority as a West Indian international following his on-field clash with Pakistani all-rounder Shoaib Malik last week. Read More »

  • Kirani James cruises to gold

    Grenada’s Kirani James added another gold medal to his collection with a scintillating victory in the 400m final at the Commonwealth Games yesterday. Read More »

  • Civic women gobble up ‘Lady Sharks’ in ‘WOLF’

    “Lady Sharks” were on the menu at Mahaica Oval, Point Fortin, on Saturday when Point Fortin Civic made full use of home advantage to defeat Central FC (“Lady Sharks”) 7-2 in the Women League Football (WOLF) Premier Division competition. Read More »

  • Glorious Country on course for Classic

    SIR HENRY is not in tomorrow’s line-up for the $500,000 Lexus Breeders Classic, because the Glenn Mendez-trained colt, suffered a heart attack, and died on the track on Sunday morning, after breezing with Ricky Jadoo in preparation for the event. Read More »

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