Saturday, February 24, 2018

Attacking the middle*

Feb. 24, 2018, 10:9 PM AST Comments

Batting coach Tony Radford says emphasis will be placed on improving the middle period of the West Indies innings, as they seek to justify their favourites tag and win the ICC World Cup Qualifiers starting next week. In recent years, the Caribbean side has struggled to build or sustain momentum duri

Frustrating start*

Feb. 24, 2018, 9:58 PM AST Comments

RAIN disrupted the opening day of the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board’s domestic season yesterday, affecting all the matches, from Penal in South Trinidad right up to Port of Spain in the North. Two Premier Division One matches in Penal were called off early due to persistent rain, with Merr

4 Carifta A times for Wilson*

Feb. 24, 2018, 9:43 PM AST Comments

BLUE DOLPHINS’ Zarek Wilson and Tidal Wave Aquatics’ Kael Yorke both achieved Carifta A standards as the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) National Long Course Age Group Swimming Championships continued on Friday night.

Women in the spotlight at Saith Park*

Feb. 24, 2018, 9:34 PM AST Comments

THE WOMEN will be in the spotlight when the National Beach Volleyball Circuit continues today at Saith Park, Chaguanas. Two pairs have battled for the title in the last four local tournaments and the story is expected to be the same when the dust settles tonight.

Dookram goes for 3rd straight crown*

Feb. 24, 2018, 9:28 PM AST Comments

YUVRAAJ DOOKRAM will go after his third major title in succession when the two-day National Classified Table Tennis Championship concludes today at National Racquet Centre, Tacarigua. The 2014 national champion will start as the favourite to win the first major tournament of the season after finishi

Skipper: Windies will play every ICC qualifier as a final*

Feb. 23, 2018, 11:36 PM AST Comments

CAPTAIN Jason Holder says West Indies will be taking nothing for granted during the upcoming March 4-25 ICC World Cup Qualifiers, despite entering as the highest-ranked team. The Caribbean side, two-time former World champions, are the favourites to grab one of the two remaining spots for next year&

Central, QPCC clash on opening day*

Feb. 23, 2018, 11:34 PM AST Comments

AFTER a couple of months of uncertainty, the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) domestic club season finally bowls off today with players and clubs having a lot to play for. Despite a cut in prize money, the reversion to a two-day league competition and the removal of the Sunday League tournam

Leslie returns for ‘Tranquil’ Open Tennis*

Feb. 23, 2018, 11:27 PM AST Comments

ALIJAH LESLIE will make a return after an absence of seven months when the singles qualifying draws for the Shell Tranquillity Open Tennis Tournament are contested at the club’s courts, Victoria Avenue, Port of Spain. Although Leslie was not seen after the Tobago Open at the end of July

Wilson, Walker top day two*

Feb. 23, 2018, 11:21 PM AST Comments

BLUE DOLPHINS’ Zarek Wilson and Tobago YMCA’s Ornella Walker achieved Carifta A standards on the second day of the Amateur Swimming Association of Trinidad and Tobago (ASATT) National Long Course Age Group Swimming Championships on Thursday. Wilson and Walker attained the standards in th

T&T amateur boxers in action tonight*

Feb. 23, 2018, 11:15 PM AST Comments

LOCAL amateur boxers will trade punches with fighters from Anguilla, St Lucia and Barbados tonight when the Trinidad and Tobago Boxing Association (TTBA) continues its series of warm-up events in preparation for the 2018 CAC qualifiers and Commonwealth Games.

‘Dire’ situation*

Feb. 22, 2018, 7:43 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board is in “dire” need of a change to the way it does business, and that includes a change to its governance structure.

Unearthing sporting talent*

Feb. 22, 2018, 7:34 PM AST Comments

BOYS AND GIRLS attending primary and secondary schools in St. George East are currently being introduced to the basics of basketball and track and field through the National Gas Company-sponsored Right on Track (ROT) programme.