Dwight St Hillaire

VICTORY IN TEXAS: Dwight St Hillaire

Dwight St Hillaire gabbed men’s 400 metres gold at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Invitational in Texas, USA, last Saturday. The University of Kentucky student completed his lap of the track in 47.30 seconds.

At the Louisiana Classics meet, Akanni Hislop clocked a wind-aided 10.45 seconds to win the men’s 100m title. His Louisiana State University (LSU) teammate, Xavier Mulugata was fifth in the same race in 10.84. University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Shaquille Singuineau produced a 16.19 metres effort to seize silver in the men’s shot put.

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West Indies batsman Shai Hope continued to make strides up the ICC player rankings, jumping five places to enter the top five of the MRF Tyres ICC ODI Rankings for the first time following his splendid performances in the recent tri-nation series in Ireland.

BREANA STAMPLI was forced to default at the quarter-final stage of the Hibiscus Classic Women’s US$15,000 Professional Tournament yesterday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. 

SHES SO SPECTACULA will leave from the outside six-gate in the six-runner 1,800-metre Guineas, feature attraction on the Indian Arrival Day holiday card next Thursday, at Santa Rosa Park.

Kwame Laurence retained his AIPS America Games table tennis title in Bucaramanga, Colombia, on Thursday night. In the final, the Trinidad and Tobago player defeated Colombian Hernando Suarez 11-6, 11-5, 9-11, 11-4.

England captain Eoin Morgan has sustained a small flake fracture on his finger but the injury will not affect his participation in the World Cup starting on May 30, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said yesterday.

Trinidad and Tobago and former W Connection defender Triston Hodge scored from a header in the 73rd minute as Memphis 901 FC rallied for a 2-2 draw with Swope Park Rangers in the Championship Division of the United Soccer Leagues (USL) in the USA, on Wednesday.