Monday, January 22, 2018

Sports

ALL IN THE FAMILY*

Jan. 21, 2018, 10:57 PM AST Comments

Stephen Mburi Njoroge dethroned defending champion Jose Alejandro Velazco to be crowned 2018 Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) men's champion, in what turned out to be an easy triumph in front of Whitehall at the Queen's Park Savannah, Port of Spain, yesterday.

Wilson bags second gold at UANA Cup*

Jan. 21, 2018, 10:51 PM AST Comments

Zarek Wilson was outstanding again, landing his and Team TTO’s second gold medal as the UANA (American Union of Swimming) Cup concluded yesterday in Florida, USA. Wilson, who won Trinidad and Tobago’s first gold in the 11-12 100 metres backstroke on Saturday, doubled his golden tally yes


Paul 5th in World Cup sprint*

Jan. 21, 2018, 10:44 PM AST Comments

Sprint hot-shot Nicholas Paul enhanced his growing reputation with a creditable fifth place in the sprint when the fifth and final leg of the 2017-2018 UCI World Cup series ended in Belarus yesterday.


T&T duo out in ITF quarters*

Jan. 21, 2018, 10:42 PM AST Comments

BOTH Trinidad and Tobago players were eliminated on Wednesday in the Under-18 doubles quarter-finals of the Anguilla Cup ITF (International Tennis Federation) Junior Tournament.

Question of fitness*

Jan. 21, 2018, 10:39 PM AST Comments

I really feel sorry for the national Under-20 female footballers. Unless they are all excellent actresses, they certainly appeared to believe sincerely that they were ready to match their opponents in this CONCACAF qualifying tournament for the Women’s Under-20 World Cup in France in August.


T&T eliminated after leading again, Costa Rica also out*

Jan. 20, 2018, 11:3 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago and Costa Rica lost for a second time and were both eliminated on the third day of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship, last evening at the Ato Boldon Stadium. Hosts Trinidad and Tobago gave up an early lead once again when going down 4-1 to Canada, while Haiti won


Wilson leads T&T medal chase at UANA meet*

Jan. 20, 2018, 10:54 PM AST Comments

TEAM TTO’s Zarek Wilson splashed to his country’s first gold medal of the three-day UANA (American Union of Swimming) Swimming Cup, one of three medals he bagged (one gold, two bronze) in the pool yesterday. And his countryman Kael Yorke copped a bronze to give Team TTO four medals on th


Lewis fires PowerGen into UWI-UNICOM final*

Jan. 20, 2018, 10:39 PM AST Comments

PowerGen romped to a 23-run win over Merry Boys on Friday night to secure their place in last night’s UWI-UNICOM National T20 Tournament final against defending champions Cane Farm at St Augustine. Sent in to bat, PowerGen, led by an aggressive 33 from Evin Lewis and a patient 26 from Ewart Ni

Lawrence stresses discipline*

Jan. 20, 2018, 10:17 PM AST Comments

NATIONAL football team head coach Dennis Lawrence had some very inspiring advice for the young attendees at the Secon­dary Schools Football League 2017 award ceremony on Friday. Delivering the feature address at the Couva/Point Lisas Chamber of Commerce in Couva, Lawrence said it takes a process in


Smashers reach T10 play-offs*

Jan. 20, 2018, 10:1 PM AST Comments

Valleyline Smashers sailed into the play-offs of the 2017 bmobile T10 Community Cricket League when they defeated Chaguanas Chal­lengers by 24 runs at the Pierre Road Recreation Ground in Charlieville, Chaguanas, yesterday.


...as T&T U-20 Women take on favoured Canada*

Jan. 19, 2018, 11:0 PM AST Comments

It was a surprise. Not necessarily a good one for Trinidad and Tobago. Trinidad and Tobago Under-20 Women’s head-coach Jamaal Shabazz believes the team was caught by surprise by the skill and pace of their opponents when going down 3-2 to Haiti at the CONCACAF Women’s U-20 Championship o


Red Force toil in the field*

Jan. 19, 2018, 10:52 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Red Force bowlers enjoyed some early success yesterday but at stumps, the Guyana Jaguars were well in control of their final-round Regional Four-Day Tournament match after the second day’s play at Providence in Guyana.


T&T marathon on tomorrow*

Jan. 19, 2018, 10:50 PM AST Comments

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS, Venezuelan Jose Alejandro Vare and Kenyan Leah Kigen will headline the list of runners when the 36th annual Trinidad and Tobago International Marathon (TTIM) is run off tomorrow. The individual marathon contenders will run simultaneously with the popular Team Relay which offers