Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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Ruthless Windies

A century from Shiv Chanderpaul, Sulieman Benn’s five-wicket haul and three wickets from Jerome Taylor helped, as West Indies ran rings around Bangladesh to win by 296 runs in the second Test and claim a two-nil series win, yesterday. Chasing an insurmountable 488 to win, Bangladesh collapsed from 158 for three to 188 all-out in the final session of the fourth day of the scheduled five-day match as West Indies produced another command performance. Read more »

  • McIlroy wins Player of the Year award

    Rory McIlroy is the Vardon Trophy winner and the PGA of America’s player of the year for the second time. McIlroy won the points-based player of the year award on the strength of his two majors at the British Open and PGA Championship. Winning two majors comes with a 50-point bonus. Read More »

  • Curacao edge Suriname 3-2

    Suriname blew a first half lead and were defeated 3-2 by Curacao in Group A of the 2014 Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Men’s Under-20 Championship, yesterday, at Hasely Crawford Stadium. Suriname were hoping for a Trinidad and Tobago victory over Cuba to take them through to the semi-finals. Read More »

  • Pollard’s Mumbai Indians eliminated

    Captain Kieron Pollard started a fight back that stalled as defending champions Mumbai Indians crashed out of the Champions League Twenty 20 here, yesterday. Lendl Simmons was dismissed cheaply as Mumbai suffered a six wicket defeat to a motivated Northern Knights in the final qualifying round match to be eliminated from the tournament. Read More »

  • Video for the ages

    It was a cool relaxing evening at Queen’s Park West. But as we sat on a bench, taking some time out, the wife and I could have sworn we were looking into the forest. This bench, was supposed to be directly opposite one of the Magnificent Seven buildings. However, the structure was almost completely hidden from view by the ever-spreading trees on the property. Only a sign still brightly illuminated near the front wall told us this was White Hall, once the seat of government. Read More »

  • Shiva Boys try to stop ‘Tigers’

    Leaders St Anthony’s College will fancy their chances of maintaining their perfect start to the season this afternoon when Shiva Boys College come for a visit. Read More »

  • WICB hails Sir Hilary Beckles

    The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) has congratulated Prof Sir Hilary Beckles who has been named the next vice-chancellor of The University of the West Indies. A statement from the WICB’s headquarters in Antigua said the board also anticipates a deepening of ties with Prof Beckles. Read More »

  • Arrindell wins warm-up

    Kelly Arrindell in her Laser Radial won the Trinidad and Tobago Sailing Association’s (TTSA) first general handicap race in preparation for the start of the 2014/2015 sailing season last Saturday. James Arrindell finished in second place in a J24 and third was Abigail Affoo, also in Laser Radial. Read More »

  • Club Sando host Phoenix

    Tobago’s 1976 Phoenix will play tough back-to-back matches against 2013 runners-up Club Sando and last year’s third placed team Malabar FC in the National Super League football competition. Read More »

  • Boca Juniors win Fyzabad opener

    Boca Juniors, the reigning Fyzabad Community Football League knockout champions, sounded a warning to all challengers with their victory against defending League champions New Comers in Saturday’s season-opening feature game. Read More »

  • Haiti hold off Aruba 2-1

    HAITI took a step closer to a spot in the final of the 2014 Caribbean Under-20 Championship, with a 2-1 Group B win over Aruba on Monday night at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva. Read More »

  • Joseph, Dyette return to norceca

    NANCY JOSEPH and Ayana Dyette are set to return to the North, Central America and the Caribbean (NORCECA) Beach Volleyball Tour after an absence of over two months. Trinidad and Tobago’s No. 1-ranked pair travels today to Puerto Rico to participate in the tournament there from Friday until Sunday. Read More »

  • UWI Challenge set to tee off Republic Day

    The UWI Development and Endowment Fund’s ninth annual UWI Golf Challenge tees off at the Pointe-a-Pierre Golf Club on Republic Day (next Wednesday). Given the popularity of the tournament format—three-golfer Scramble and the challenge of the course on the partially undulating Pointe-a-Pierre fairways, competition is expected to be keen after the 10 a.m. shotgun start. Read More »

  • T&T teams selected for ‘World League’ qualifiers

    Notre Dame’s Darren Cowie and Paragon’s Alana Lewis will captain the Trinidad and Tobago men’s and women’s hockey teams, respectively, for the International Hockey Federation (FIH) World League’s first-round qualifying tournament in Kingston, Jamaica, from September 30 through October 5. Read More »

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