TWO Permanent Secretaries apparently cannot persuade the Fire Services to give national netballer Candice Guerrero time off to prepare for next month’s Netball World Cup.

“I’m fed up of it. I’m fed up. Trust me, I am fed up,” stated Trinidad and Tobago head coach Wesley “Pepe” Gomes.

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With just under a month to go before T&T open their campaign at the INF Netball World Cup in England, Gomes says the team’s preparations are being compromised by problems in obtaining the services of Guerrero, a key part of his centre court set-up.

Guerrero was one of 12 players selected by Gomes to represent the “Calypso Girls” at the World Cup which will be played in Liverpool from July 12-21. He said concurrence between the Permament Secretaries of the Ministries of National Security and Finance had not solved the problems, despite appeals from team management.


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.

The Football Association today confirmed plans for hosting the TTFA Youth Invitational tournament in celebration of its 111th Anniversary of the Football Association of Trinidad and Tobago.

TRINIDAD and Tobago will return to the Davis Cup competition after a two-year absence today in Costa Rica. Teams from 11 countries will be doing battle in American Zone Group III of the world’s premier male team tennis competition.