Monday, September 25, 2017


Sep. 24, 2017, 10:51 PM AST Comments

A BLISTERING 94 from Chris Gayle and a career-best spell from Miguel Cummins failed to top Moeen Ali’s third One-day International hundred and Liam Plunkett’s best ODI bowling that swept England to a 124-run victory over West Indies in the third ODI yesterday. The talismanic Gayle struck

Rain plays havoc again in ‘St Augustine’*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:50 PM AST Comments

RAIN has really made it a nightmare beginning to the first national junior tournament at the St Augustine Recreation Club, McCarthy Street, St Augustine, in seven years. After just three hours of play on the second day of its inaugural junior tournament yesterday, the heavens opened at around noon.

Eastmond takes Republic Day Classic 30-lap*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:48 PM AST Comments

BARBADIAN Jamol Eastmond led an international sweep of the top places in the main event at yesterday’s Republic Day Cycling Classic in Diego Martin as cyclists from Europe, North and South America and the Caribbean warmed up for the Tour of Tobago later this week. The 30-lap Invitational broug

Against the tide

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:38 PM AST Comments

MORE THAN likely you’re now hearing a lot more about an American football player named Colin Kaepernick, thanks especially to the bombastic megalomaniac who occupies the top political office in that country. Donald Trump’s typically tasteless condemnation last Friday of players in the Na

W Connection close in*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:34 PM AST Comments

TT PRO LEAGUE top-scorer Neil Benjamin netted once and set up goals for Jameel Antoine and St Lucian Malik St Prix, as W Connection moved within a point of leaders North East Stars with a difficult but ultimately comfortable 3-0 win over an improving Point Fortin Civic on Saturday evening at Manny R

Yorke delivers Utd kits to T&T*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:31 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO’S World Cup 2006 captain Dwight Yorke has made good on his promise to provide a large shipment of Manchester United training kits and equipment to a number of teams in this country. Back in June, Yorke had announced that he was able to use his influence at United, where he

Leading Lady favoured in Gleneagle*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:27 PM AST Comments

LEADING LADY’S Derby-winning performance has secured for her the title of Champion Filly when the Jetsam Awards are held next year. Her connections have made the right choice by allowing her to take her place in the easier of today’s major events at Santa Rosa Park, the 1,750-metre Glene

Persad hopes for ‘Bigman’ send-off*

Sep. 24, 2017, 10:23 PM AST Comments

BIGMAN IN TOWN will attempt to make amends today after he missed out a rare piece of history, when failing to equal Bruceonetheloose’s beaver trick of wins in last year’s Caribbean Champion Stakes. Magical Victory stopped the multiple Horse of the Year winner, multiple Graded stakes winn


Sep. 23, 2017, 10:40 PM AST Comments

JEREEM “the Dream” Richards has described it as a great honour to be part of the 2017 Trinidad and Tobago men’s 4x400m gold medal winning relay squad that will be awarded the Chaconia Gold medal today at the annual National Awards ceremony. Richards, who recently signed a professio

Shiva keep perfect record*

Sep. 23, 2017, 10:28 PM AST Comments

TRINITY COLLEGE Moka held their own and even looked dangerous at times but two second-half goals from Shiva Boys Hindu College’s Kierron Mason proved to be too much yesterday, as the defending champions maintained their perfect record in the Shell/First Citizens Secondary Schools Football Leag

Gayle fit for crucial third ODI*

Sep. 23, 2017, 10:25 PM AST Comments

WEST INDIES will hope the return of Chris Gayle to their line-up will trigger the spark that leads to a series-levelling victory over England in the third One-day International at the Gloucestershire County Ground today. The Windies trail 0-1 in the five-match series, following an eight-wicket defea

Rain slams ‘St Augustine’ opening*

Sep. 23, 2017, 10:23 PM AST Comments

THE FIRST day of play in the inaugural St Augustine Recreation Club Junior Tennis Tournament only lasted half-hour yesterday at the venue on McCarthy Street, St Augustine. With just one match completed at 9.30 a.m., the heavens opened and the rain did not stop until around 3 p.m. But as soon as play

‘Central’ in crisis

Sep. 23, 2017, 10:15 PM AST Comments

CENTRAL FC’S sudden and rapid fall from grace is just a symptom of the greater problem of lack of financial support for the local professional football league. That was the opinion of Central FC managing director Brent Sancho following his club’s latest Pro League defeat, a 0-6 loss to N