Friday, April 28, 2017

Lawrence: Friendly important for fitness

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:26 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence believes international friendlies like Saturday’s against Grenada in St George’s will be crucial for locally-based players, as the national side continues to focus on their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Bravo responds *

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:23 PM AST Comments

Embattled West Indies batsman Darren Bravo, through a letter from his attorney, tried to clear the air yesterday concerning the “damages claim” which was first alluded to by WICB Johnny Grave in an ESPNcricinfo article last week.


Lara Academy to be certified by July

Apr. 27, 2017, 9:22 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board is working closely with the Urban Development Company of Trinidad and Tobago (UDECOTT) to ensure the Brian Lara Cricket Academy gets certified by cricket’s world body, the International Cricket Council (ICC).


T&T women, Barbados win again *

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:36 PM AST Comments

Barbados brushed aside the Windward Islands to take control of the women's Regional Super50, while Trinidad and Tobago kept Jamaica winless, following the fourth round of the competition on Wednesday.

WI coaching re-think needed

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:35 PM AST Comments

In the West Indies squad, the support team has grown over the years. Several head coaches and specialists have worked with the unit, but did they make a difference to its growth and performance?


Stars shine *

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:25 PM AST Comments

Together Evin Lewis and Kyle Hope proved to be destructive at the top of the innings for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force. Yesterday they were on opposing sides of the coin in the ‘Penal Derby’ but the results were pretty much the same.


Windies to get US$132m

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:21 PM AST Comments

The International Cricket Council's (ICC) board has voted to pass a new financial model that will reverse a 2014 decision which effectively put India, England and Australia in control of the game's finances and administration.


Urine-testing process now under review

Apr. 27, 2017, 8:18 PM AST Comments

THE SUSPENSION of jockeys Kerron Razack, Ryan Hasranah and other jockeys for cannabis, has raised concerns among horsemen regarding the integrity of the urine sample testing done on jockeys on race days.


NO DONE DEAL*

Apr. 26, 2017, 11:26 PM AST Comments

Minister of Sport and Youth Affairs Darryl Smith said the naming of all areas of the Brian Lara Cricket Academy is still under discussion. The Minister would neither confirm nor deny whether the North West Stand would be named after legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar as had been identified by


T&T men edged out of ‘Worlds’

Apr. 26, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago have been edged out of a place in the World Beach Volleyball Championships. Four male and four female pairs will represent the NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) region in the prestigious tournament at the end of June in Austria.


Williams still unsure about return to competitive action

Apr. 26, 2017, 11:19 PM AST Comments

Thema Williams is still not sure whether she will ever take a tumble in gymnastics competition again. “In terms of my athletic career, I would say that I have not yet made a decision on whether or not I want to further gymnastics. The entire situation going on, it’s been a lot. I’m


Questions to answer*

Apr. 26, 2017, 11:13 PM AST Comments

The attorneys for gymnast Thema Williams have questions for the Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee. And they want them answered soon — in the public interest. Following their latest court appearance in Williams' lawsuit against members of the Trinidad and Tobago Gymnastics Federation on Tue