Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Sports

Shell still committed to youth cricket*

Feb. 7, 2018, 10:41 PM AST Comments

SHELL Trinidad and Tobago Limited has renewed its commitment to the development of young cricketers in the twin island republic. Kelli-Marie Patel, the External Affairs Adviser in the Port of Spain office of the international conglomerate, was speaking at the official opening ceremony of the 2018 In

Borel, Bellille notch easy wins*

Feb. 7, 2018, 10:33 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago athletes Cleopatra Borel and Janeil Bellille enjoyed comfortable victories on the weekend. On Saturday, Borel struck gold in the women's shot put at the International Throwing Meet in Temuco, Chile. Competing for the first time this year, the reigning Pan American Games champion


Hockey men open against Czechs, Poles *

Feb. 6, 2018, 11:57 PM AST Comments

THE NATIONAL men’s indoor hockey team was edged 5-4 by Russia in its final warm-up match but that did little to dent the confidence in the T&T camp ahead of their opening match at the FIH (International Hockey Federation) World Indoor Championships against Czech Republic in Germany today. The


Glamorgan, Big SEPoS lead in FLOW League*

Feb. 6, 2018, 11:52 PM AST Comments

GLAMORGAN continued to set the pace in the FLOW Premier Volleyball League over the weekend at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. The country’s most successful club captured both titles when the tournament was last contested two years ago and, along with the men of Big SEPoS (Sout

Baptiste, Alexander grab US gold*

Feb. 6, 2018, 11:48 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago track star Kelly-Ann Baptiste sprinted to gold in the women's 60 metres final at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Bayou Bengal meet in Louisiana, USA, last Friday. The 31-year-old sprinter got to the line in 7.27 seconds—the same time she had clocked in winning her qual


World No. 21 coming to Tacarigua*

Feb. 6, 2018, 11:45 PM AST Comments

LI MICHELLE will become one of the highest ranked players in any sport to compete in Trinidad next week Thursday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. The world No. 21 will be part of the Canadian women’s team for the Pan Am Team Continental Championships, the most pre


A solid innings*

Feb. 6, 2018, 11:21 PM AST Comments

Making complex things simple is a special skill. It requires really coming to grips with a given subject, having considered it from all possible angles. University of the West Indies Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, has sought to bring clarity to the most complicated subject of what ha




Lendore firing again*

Feb. 5, 2018, 7:6 PM AST Comments

Deon Lendore produced an impressive 400 metres season-opener at the Charlie Thomas Invitational, in Texas, USA, on Saturday.


W Connection eliminated from Caribbean Club Championships*

Feb. 5, 2018, 7:3 PM AST Comments

Three-time CONCACAF Caribbean Club Championships winners W Connection bowed out of this year’s tournament after they were drubbed 3-0 by Atletico Pantoja of the Dominican Republic in their final Group A fixture at the Ato Boldon Stadium, Couva, on Sunday.


Test stars named to face ‘Lions’*

Feb. 4, 2018, 11:29 PM AST Comments

Left-handed opener Kieran Powell is among five current Test players named in a strong 13-man West Indies A squad to face England Lions in the three-match four-day “Test” series starting next Sunday. Powell, who has played 31 Tests, will skipper a side that includes batsman Jermaine Black