Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Sports

EASY PICKINGS*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:40 AM AST Comments

WEST INDIES’ dismal One-Day International form continued with a seven-wicket defeat to England in the critical opener at Old Trafford yesterday, a result that condemned the Caribbean side to a 10-team qualifying tournament for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Needing to sweep the five-match series

Cariah gets WI ‘A’ call-up*

Sep. 20, 2017, 12:37 AM AST Comments

YANNIC CARIAH has been rewarded for his consistency for the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force in last year’s Professional Cricket League four-day championship, earning a call-up to the West Indies “A” team to face Sri Lanka “A” in the Caribbean next month. Cariah was the le


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



LEGAL REDRESS?

Sep. 18, 2017, 8:28 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) could find itself in the courtroom once again after Caldrac Club filed a pre-action protocol letter challenging the board’s National League Committee (NLC) ruling ...


Windies chase whitewash *

Sep. 18, 2017, 8:24 PM AST Comments

Unpredictable West Indies face the improbable task of whitewashing favourites England in their five-match One-Day International series starting today, as they chase a quickly dissipating dream of direct qualification for the 2019 World Cup.


Samuels given free rein, says Holder *

Sep. 18, 2017, 8:23 PM AST Comments

West Indies captain Jason Holder has no plans on keeping combative Marlon Samuels on a leash during the five-match One-Day International series starting today, but has urged the experienced stroke-maker not to get carried away in his rivalry with English all-rounder Ben Stokes.