Thursday, January 18, 2018

Sports

U-19s cruise in 1st warm-up*

Jan. 8, 2018, 7:46 PM AST Comments

West Indies warmed up for the defence of their ICC Under-19 World Cup title by brushing aside minnows Papua New Guinea by eight wickets, in their first official warm-up match yesterday.



Still no Bravo*

Jan. 7, 2018, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Despite indications to the contrary, Darren Bravo will not be in the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force squad for the upcoming Regional Four-Day Tournament match against the Windward Islands Hurricanes starting on Thursday in Grenada. This was confirmed by Red Force chairman of selectors Raphick Jumadeen

$1m boost for indoor team*

Jan. 7, 2018, 10:0 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s senior hockey men have received a welcome boost to their FIH Indoor World Cup preparation with an injection of funds from the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs. At a presentation on Friday, Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith handed over TT$1m to Douglas C


QPCC, Defence Force Vets on fire indoors*

Jan. 7, 2018, 9:49 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club (QPCC) were set to defend their crown against the Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force (TTDF) when the two teams met in the Veterans Division final of the Ventures Invitational Indoor Tournament that was scheduled to conclude yesterday at the Woodbrook Youth Facility.


Richards, Ahye earn NAAA top honours*

Jan. 7, 2018, 9:46 PM AST Comments

There were no surprises as Jereem “The Dream” Richards and Michelle-Lee Ahye copped the Senior Athlete of the Year male and female awards at the National Association of Athletic Administrations (NAAA) National Awards Ceremony 2017 hosted at the Radisson hotel on Saturday evening.


Case of collective failure*

Jan. 7, 2018, 9:36 PM AST Comments

Another season of regional first-class cricket concludes in a couple weeks’ time and once again Trinidad and Tobago will be left wondering what could have been even as they sort through the usual litany of excuses. Let’s try and go past that today though, because it has to be more than j

Red Force lose tense finish by a wicket*

Jan. 6, 2018, 10:45 PM AST Comments

Another poor batting display and a few more dropped catches from the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force ultimately led to their downfall, as Denesh Ramdin’s men crashed to their third defeat of the Regional Four-Day tournament yesterday.The victors on this occasion were the Leeward Islands Hurrican


T10 champs Mavericks start with win*

Jan. 6, 2018, 10:30 PM AST Comments

MAYARO MAVERICKS began their campaign in the 2017 b-mobile T10 Community Cricket League on a winning note when they defeated Iere Village Punishers by 12 runs at the Pierre Road Cricket Ground, Felicity, Chaguanas yesterday.


Williams: Not good enough*

Jan. 6, 2018, 10:28 PM AST Comments

THE Trinidad and Tobago Red Force coach Kelvin Williams has blamed the team’s poor batting for their eventual demise at the hands of the Leeward Islands Hurricanes inside three days at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, yesterday. Speaking after the close one-wicket loss, Williams sai


Long-standing industry under pressure*

Jan. 6, 2018, 10:21 PM AST Comments

RACING is the greatest equaliser in sport. Everyone involved starts off with four fragile legs and a belly full of hope. And everyone has a story to tell on how their tender 1,200-pound thoroughbred made it to the track, sporting their colours in front of optimistic punters, fellow die-hard owners a


Marcano and Barnes set to headline badminton awards*

Jan. 6, 2018, 10:11 PM AST Comments

REECE MARCANO and T’Shelle Barnes are expected to be front and centre during today’s Trinidad and Tobago Badminton Association’s 2017 Awards Ceremony at the media room of the National Cycling Centre, Balmain, Couva.