Catherine Spicer

TOP RANKED FEMALE: Catherine Spicer

CATHERINE SPICER has reached No. 1 in national female table tennis rankings for the first time in over eight years. When the updated rankings came out a few days ago, the 24-year-old was listed at the top with 3,050 points, just 50 more than Brittany Joseph.

The QPCC (Queen’s Park Cricket Club) Parkites player had not moved from the top spot for over two years and was leading the fourth-placed Spicer by 1,000 points going into the Silver Bowl Championships last month.

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CARLISTA MOHAMMED captured her third title in successive days when the curtain fell on the National Tennis Championship yesterday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Immani Matthew, Jenique McLaren and Kymani Felix emerged as the standout athletes at the NGC/NAAA National Juvenile Track and Field Championships, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, on the weekend.

It’s not “do or die” for the West Indies but captain Jason Holder is hoping to celebrate his 100th One-Day International with a victory that would keep his team in the hunt for a semi-final place when their ICC World Cup campaign resumes today.

If the West Indies fall to Bangladesh today their World Cup is effectively over. Yes, mathematically they will still be in it and many diehards will be invoking the tired cliché of cricket’s glorious uncertainties.

AFTER playing the sixth and final match of the opening day after press time last night, Trinidad and Tobago will return first thing this morning (9 a.m.) in the Men’s Pan American Volleyball Cup in Mexico.