Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Double champions

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

LIMERS and Massy Girls dominated the male and female divisions of the 2017 BPTT Mayaro Windball Night Cricket League, both being crowned double champions on the final day of the season. Having already won their respective league championships, both teams underlined their strength by adding the knock

Shiva Boys look to consolidate lead in SSFL*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:30 AM AST Comments

Defending champions Shiva Boys Hindu College will be looking to pull away from the pack and maintain their perfect record when they square off against Queen’s Royal College in Penal today in the fourth round Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) Premier Division competi


Webster confident of continuing good form*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:26 AM AST Comments

All-rounder Tion Webster is confident of transferring his good form into the 2017/18 Cricket West Indies Professional Cricket League (PCL) with the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force. Webster earned a call-up to the Red Force for the final two matches in last season’s four-day campaign and took adv


Football fraternity mourns loss of referee*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) wishes to express condolences to the relatives and friends of Kyle Carabon. Carabon lost his life under suspicious circumstances on Monday night while in his car at Tableland. The matter is now receiving the attention of the police. “To say K

D/Force a win away from N/Zone title*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:16 AM AST Comments

Defence Force extended its unbeaten record so far this season to seven matches after a comfortable 89-59 win over Starker Nets in Game one of the North Zone Basketball League ‘Big Four’ finals played at the Jean Pierre Sports Complex, on Sunday. After sweeping Trailblazers 2-0 in their &


Kenyans dominate Venture 5K*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:58 PM AST Comments

Kenyans Kenneth Rotich and Mercy Chepwogen were in dominant mood at the Venture Credit Union Cooperative Society 5K, in Couva, on Sunday. Rotich completed a hat-trick of triumphs in the men’s race, following up on his 2015 and 2016 successes with a comfortable victory in the 2017 edition. The


Sea Hunter reigns supreme*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:54 PM AST Comments

Eighty anglers battled it out on 20 boats along the North Western coast of Trinidad in the 11th Annual Well Services Group of Companies King Fish Tournament, which was held over the weekend. The tournament was hosted at the Trinidad and Tobago Yacht Club. Team “Sea Hunter” captained by R


Feast for less

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:42 PM AST Comments

It’s the culinary equivalent of a black Friday sale. And we’ve seen the exuberant displays across social media whenever electronics, clothes or anything for that matter is offered at marked discounts in Trinidad and Tobago. Gourmet dining, it would appear, is no different. Ok, hold those

What is your super power?*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:38 PM AST Comments

I was born completely deaf in my left ear and that is my super power. This “disability” has given me strength in my other senses and has given me a sixth sense about people. This week, September 18 to 24 is the International Week of the Deaf 2017. This is a time to celebrate the deaf an


DEADLY DISASTERS*

Sep. 19, 2017, 11:4 PM AST Comments

DOMINICA'S prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit yesterday made an impassioned plea for help after the Caribbean island was battered by Hurricane Maria. Skerrit posted to social media in the midst of the category five hurricane, painting a picture of widespread devastation. He said: “Rough! Rough!


'Situation grave' in Dominica

Sep. 19, 2017, 10:57 PM AST Comments

HURRICANE Maria knocked out communications for the entire country, leaving anyone outside Dominica struggling to determine the extent of damage yesterday, though it was clearly widespread. “The situation is really grave,” Consul General Barbara Dailey said in a telephone interview from


Heavy rains and floods: South stung by Maria*

Sep. 19, 2017, 10:53 PM AST Comments

THE might of Hurricane Maria touched Trinidad with feeder bands from the system dumping heavy overnight rainfall and triggering floods in South Trinidad. Residents of Cedros, parts of Point Fortin, Woodland, Barrackpore, Jhulai Trace, Clarke Road, Crawford Trace and Penal Rock Road were affected by


...Efforts start to ship aid to storm-hit islands *

Sep. 19, 2017, 10:49 PM AST Comments

TWO weeks ago, Hurricane Irma swept through several Caribbean islands causing catastrophic damage. Islands severely hit included St Martin/St Maarten, Barbuda, Anguilla and the British and US Virgin Islands. Barbuda was so severely ravaged that an island-wide evacuation was ordered. Category five