Thursday, July 27, 2017



Jul. 27, 2017, 12:19 AM AST Comments

Jereem Richards will make his IAAF World Championship debut in London, England, next month. But though the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter is a rookie, team manager Dexter Voisin views him as a potential medallist in the men’s 200 metres. “Jereem has the ability to make the final, and once

Young Windies stumble in 2nd ODI*

Jul. 27, 2017, 12:15 AM AST Comments

A batting meltdown cost West Indies Under-19s another morale-boosting series win as they crashed to a 26-run defeat to Zimbabwe Under-19s in the second Youth One-Day International of the three-match series yesterday. Chasing a modest 237 for victory, the Caribbean side were well placed at 155 for fo

Losing start for T&T Under-15s*

Jul. 27, 2017, 12:11 AM AST Comments

Defending champions Trinidad and Tobago suffered a 43-run defeat at the hands of Jamaica in their opening Regional Under-15 Tournament match at the Rubis Sports Club in Brighton, Barbados yesterday. Opener Aaron Bankay topscored with 24 as the Jamaica bowlers wrecked the T&T batting line-up.

Bidaisee, Gangoo bowl U-19 to victory*

Jul. 27, 2017, 12:4 AM AST Comments

Despite a dramatic batting collapse, Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-19 cricketers still comfortably defeated the Windward Islands by 121 runs on the final day of their first round game in the CWI Regional Under-19 three-day championship at Conaree, St Kitts, yesterday.

More than medals

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:57 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago's Commonwealth Youth Games athletes were given a rousing heroes' welcome at Piarco on Tuesday night with loud cheers ringing out as they exited the airport following their stellar performance at the Commonwealth Youth Games in the Bahamas which saw T&T walk away with two gold, tw

Four medals for T&T in Junior CASA*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:55 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago picked up the bronze medal in girls’ team competition to finish with four medals in the recent CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Junior Championships in Guyana. There were four teams in the straight round-robin event and this country’s team, comprising Alexandr

Allrounder cops top Moruga cricket award*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:54 PM AST Comments

ALLROUNDER Faoud Bassarath copped the “Cricketer of the Year” title when the President’s Associates Sports Club staged their first awards function at the St Mary’s Government School in Moruga recently. Bassarath scored 327 runs and took 23 wickets for an average of 20.43 per

Carter 18th in Men’s 100m free*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:51 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter finished 18th overall in the Men’s 100m freestyle, missing out on a semi-final spot by seven hundredths of a second at the FINA World Aquatics Championships in Budapest, Hungary yesterday. It was a new national record time of 48.87 seconds that placed h

Ready, Leslie go for third straight title*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:46 PM AST Comments

NICHOLAS READY and Alijah Leslie will attempt to capture a singles title for the third consecutive time when the curtain falls on the RBC Tobago Junior Tennis Tournament today at Shaw Park. Ready denied Sebastien Byng 4-1, 5-3 in yesterday’s Under-12 semi-finals to earn a meeting with Tyler Ha

Hunt for record 7th title continues*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:42 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago will continue their quest to become the most successful team in the history of the CAZOVA (Caribbean Zonal Volleyball Federation) Women’s Championships tonight in Jamaica. After opposing Guadeloupe during the night session of yesterday’s opening day, the five-time def

Valorous leaves from seven in ‘Midsummer’*

Jul. 26, 2017, 11:39 PM AST Comments

VALOROUS will leave from the outside seven-gate in his chase for Triple Crown glory in the 1,900-metre Midsummer Classic on August 1 at Santa Rosa Park. Nine West Indian-bred three-year-olds were declared to contest the $200,000 purse, and the Jake O’Brien-trained runner owned by Merlin Samlal