Keryn Burke

EW 50M BUTTERFLY MARK: Girls 9-10 swimmer Keryn Burke

ATLANTIS AQUATICS’ (AA) Keryn Burke broke a six-year-old national record to highlight action on the second night of the Amateur Swimming Association’s (ASATT) National Short Course Age Group Swimming Championships on Thursday.

At the National Aquatic Centre in Couva, Burke posted a new record time of 31.61 seconds for the Girls 9-10 50m butterfly event, erasing the previous record of 31.82 set by Jahmia Harley of Tidal Wave Aquatics.

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She established the new mark on her way to an easy win in the Girls 9-10 in 1:12.69, ahead of Petrotrin Barracudas Swim Club’s (PBSC) Siena Jagdeo (1:18.52) and Sea Hawks Swim Club’s (SHSC) Khayla Gouveia (1:23.09).


Trinidad and Tobago’s netballers kept their hopes of a top-12 finish alive when they got past Fiji to clinch third spot in Group C at the Vitality World Cup in England yesterday.

The familiar saying “you’ll find a Bajan anwhere in the World” hit home in the ICC Cricket World Cup final yesterday when England won the most thrilling match to stun New Zealand at Lord’s.

ONLY Seth Thong and Sigourney Williams are left to fly the flag for hosts Trinidad and Tobago in the individual events after the opening day of the CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Junior Championship yesterday, at the Queen’s Park Cricket Club’s Indoor Racquet Centre, Queen’s Park Oval, St Clair.

TRINIDAD and Tobago will be represented by four teams in ITF (International Tennis Federation)/COTECC (Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation) Sub-Region 4 Under-12 Team Tournament from today at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Has there ever been anything like that? Two finals of major global sporting events; two absorbing, thrilling, pulsating contests; two champions crowned in the most dramatic of circumstances within a matter of minutes and just a few miles of each other in London yesterday.