Saturday, April 29, 2017

KING REIGNS*

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:41 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Women cricketers blew away the Windward Islands Women by eight wickets at the Arnos Vale Sports Complex, yesterday, to secure their place in tomorrow’s final of the Women’s Regional Super50 tournament. All-rounder Stacy-Ann King hit five fours in 58 (109 balls) while

East retain Shell InterZone Under-19 title

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

West Indies Under-19 all-rounder Kirstan Kallicharan scored and unbeaten 62 and picked up two wickets to lead East to a seven-wicket win over South East in the Shell InterZone Under-19 final at the National Cricket Centre in Balmain, Couva, yesterday. South East were dismissed for 178 off 38.2 overs


Play ball

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:27 AM AST Comments

All eyes will centre on the Brian Lara Cricket Academy in Tarouba today as the recently-completed stadium opens its doors for the first time to host the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) Premiership Twenty20 Festival. The venue, which was supposed to be finished in time for the 2007 ICC World


Alexander wins in Virginia*

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:24 AM AST Comments

Ayanna Alexander produced a 13.61 metres effort to grab gold in the Virginia Challenge women’s triple jump event, in Virginia, USA, last weekend. With that jump, the Trinidad and Tobago athlete moved to 15th on the 2017 world outdoor performance list. Mark London also competed at the Virginia

Wong edged in ‘Solo’ quarters

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments

RALITSA WONG almost sent the No. 2 seed packing at the quarterfinal stage of the Solo Badminton Tournament Thursday night at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas. The national under-19 champion and winner of her age-group title in the junior edition of this tournament last Saturday came w


'Coronel’ to take control

Apr. 29, 2017, 12:5 AM AST Comments

TENIENTE CORONEL looks set to take control in today’s 1,350-metre feature for horses rated 70 and over, which is the seventh race on the eight-race card at Santa Rosa Park. The Shivam Maharaj-owned importation trained by Harriram ‘Pepsi’ Gobin, who scored effortlessly in his lone s


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.


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