Saturday, November 1, 2014

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A US$42m lash

The Indian cricket board (BCCI) will make good on its promise to take legal action against the West Indies Cricket Board if it does not receive US$41.97million in compensation within 15 days. Read more »

  • Coach King not fazed

    Trinidad and Tobago’s Under 20 Men’s team will open the CONCACAF Final Round of qualification against hosts Jamaica in Kingston on January 19. Read More »

  • QRC and Fyzabad win promotion to Premier Division

    Queen’s Royal College and Fyzabad Secondary will be promoted to the Secondary Schools Football League’s (SSFL) Premier Division next year. Read More »

  • Runs again for Lewis in practice match

    The Trinidad and Tobago batsmen Evin Lewis and Yannick Ottley both scored half centuries while off-spinner Kerwyn Sirju took six wickets for 52 runs during the first day of the T&T Cricket Board three-day practice match at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain Couva yesterday. Read More »

  • Younis, Misbah pile on pressure

    Younis Khan hit a stellar double hundred while skipper Misbah-ul-Haq also joined the run-feast with his sixth Test century as Pakistan tightened their grip on the second and final Test against Australia yesterday. Read More »

  • Marathon champ tests positive

    Leading female marathoner Rita Jeptoo of Kenya failed a doping test a few weeks before winning her second consecutive Chicago Marathon, her agent and national federation said yesterday. Agent Federico Rosa told The Associated Press that Jeptoo tested positive in an out-of-competition test in Kenya in September. Athletics Kenya said later yesterday that the test was on Sept. 25 — just over two weeks before the Chicago race — and that the athlete’s “A’’ sample “indicated the presence of prohibited substances.” Read More »

  • Suspect held in keeper’s murder

    A suspect in the killing of the captain and goalkeeper of South Africa’s national football team has been arrested after witnesses picked him out in an identity parade, police said in a statement yesterday. Read More »

  • T&T women settle in Mexico

    Trinidad and Tobago’s senior women’s team had their first training session at the Training Centre (Centro de Capacitación, CECAP) in Mexico City yesterday. Read More »

  • Bovell looks for more silverware

    Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer George Bovell will finish his FINA/MASTBANK Swimming World Cup campaign in Singapore. Read More »

  • Three defend ‘Scotia’ titles

    THE Scotiabank Schools Table Tennis Tournament concludes today at Scarborough Secondary School, in the sister isle. Read More »

  • Bennett ends perfect season

    OLIVIA BENNETT completed an unbeaten season in singles on the penultimate day of the National Open Tennis Championships yesterday at Eddie Taylor Public Courts, King George V Park, St Clair. Read More »

  • Bassawh not impressed

    The proposal by Arima Race Club (ARC) chief executive officer Chris Armond to allow American-bred three-year-olds to compete in the local Triple Crown races is meeting with resistance by some in the industry. Read More »

  • BC could prove a puzzle to punters

    While the Breeders’ Cup Classic figures to have deserving favourites in Shared Belief and California Chrome, the US$3 million BC Turf and US$2 million BC Filly & Mare Turf are shaping up as deep and wide open affairs. The Turf, run over 1 1/2 miles, is led by Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe runner-up Flintshire, trained by Andre Fabre. The four-year-old son of Dansili will b Read More »

  • Sympathy for comrades

    Two Trinidad and Tobago players have expressed sympathy with their West Indies colleagues and the position the predicament which prompted them to withdraw from the tour of India two weeks ago. Read More »

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