Monday, February 27, 2017

MORE WORLD CUP POINTS FOR BROWNE*

Feb. 26, 2017, 9:49 PM AST Comments

Local sprint cyclist Kwesi Browne continued to make progress towards qualification for the World Championships by picking up more precious World Cup points. For the second straight week at a World Cup meet, Browne reached the semi-final stage in the keirin, this time at the fourth leg of the 2016-20

Lawrence happy with 1st week of training

Feb. 26, 2017, 9:47 PM AST Comments

It’s so far, so good for new national football team head coach Dennis Lawrence. Lawrence has just completed his first week of training with his squad ahead of the upcoming international friendly with Suriname on March 10 in Paramaribo.


Beach footballers go under again*

Feb. 26, 2017, 9:42 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago lost their fifth place playoff match 5-2 to the Bahamas on Saturday night in Nassau. Having seen the USA beat Jamaica, the Bahamians then got back to winning ways against Trinidad and Tobago, with captain Gavin Christie’s brace proving decisive as the home nation held off a


Derbyshire withdraw interest in Samuels

Feb. 26, 2017, 9:40 PM AST Comments

Derbyshire say they are no longer interested in signing West Indies all-rounder Marlon Samuels, after making initial contact with the player. Samuels has played 71 Tests and 238 limited-overs internationals and was recently cleared to bowl after serving a 12-month ban for an illegal action.

Always bacchanal time

Feb. 26, 2017, 9:29 PM AST Comments

One of the spinoff benefits of the Carnival season is having so many of our outstanding sports performers of years past back home, no doubt to sample the vibe in whichever way they choose, but also to reunite and reminisce.


U-20s TOPPE EL SALVADOR*

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:32 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago pulled off a required victory over group leaders El Salvador yesterday, winning 2-1 to keep alive hopes of a quarter-final spot at the CONCACAF Under-20 Championships in Costa Rica. But their fate depended on the outcome of the late game at the Estadio Nacional in San Jose. Up t


RICHARDS ON FIRE!

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

Jereem Richards was on fire at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Indoor Track and Field Championships, held at the Vanderbilt Multipurpose Facility in Tennessee, USA, yesterday. The University of Alabama student produced a blistering 20.34 seconds run to grab gold in the men’s 200 metres final


T&T ‘beached’ 5-1 by Mexico

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

DEFENDING CHAMPIONS Mexico returned to the semi-finals of the 2017 CONCACAF Beach Championships on the strength of a 5-1 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Friday in Nassau, Bahamas. In-form Jose Ramon Maldonado Alonso took his tournament tally to eight with a brace, in a win that ultimately proved comfo

Stephens extradited to Cayman Islands*

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:10 PM AST Comments

Ato Modibo Stephens has been extradited from the United States to the Cayman Islands to face allegations of sexual abuse during the time he worked as a coach there. The 37-year-old Olympic athlete, who is married to Caymans track star Cydonie Mothersill, is charged with indecent assault and gross i


Windies heroes prominent at Cricinfo awards

Feb. 25, 2017, 11:4 PM AST Comments

Accolades kept flowing in for West Indies World T20 heroes Carlos Brathwaite and Hayley Matthews. Their career-defining innings in the men’s and women’s World T20 finals last year were voted the best T20 batting performances of 2016 at the ESPNcricinfo Awards on Friday. Brathwaite, who a


Table tennis coming strong again

Feb. 25, 2017, 10:53 PM AST Comments

THREE former Caribbean champions are expected to lead another major gathering of table tennis players in the annual QPCC (Queen’s Park Cricket Club) Sports Heroes Brunch today at Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair. Athletes from the majority of sporting disciplines in the country have been atte


WORLD CUP DREAMS*

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:47 PM AST Comments

Plans are in the making to bring World Cup cycling to Trinidad and Tobago next year. The topic was part of the discussions between Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) president Robert Farrier and John Tolkamp, president of Cycling Canada. Tolkamp was in the country last weekend, as part o


US sting T&T beach footballers

Feb. 24, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago had to settle for second place in Group C at the CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship in the Bahamas after going down 1-5 to the United States in their final game of the preliminary round at the Malcolm Beach Soccer Facility in Nassau, Thursday night. The match was evenly conteste