Monday, February 20, 2017

Sports

D/FORCE RETAIN PRO BOWL TITLE*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:21 PM AST Comments

DEFENCE FORCE FC brought the curtain down on the 2016/17 Digicel Pro League season on a positive note when they defeated league champions Central FC 5-4 on kicks from the penalty spot to clinch the Digicel Pro Bowl, after the teams battled to a 2-2 stalemate at the Ato Boldon Stadiun, Couva, yesterd


Under-20s open with 1-1 draw against Bermuda

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:18 PM AST Comments

Oneko Lowe scored the equaliser in the 69th minute to give Bermuda a 1-1 draw against Trinidad and Tobago in their 2017 CONCACAF Under-20 Championship Group C opener at the Estadio Ricardo Saprissa, in San Jose, Costa Rica, yesterday.


QPCC claim unlikely win over Merry Boys

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:16 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club’s Jevon Searles wrecked the Merry Boys second innings as he grabbed four for 29 and laid the foundation for a QPCC six-wicket victory in their National League Premier Division One three-day match at the Queen’s Park Oval, yesterday.

Talent and bewilderment*

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:13 PM AST Comments

Is there anything more confusing from the Regional Super50 than the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s poor bowling against the Jamaica Scorpions in the semi-finals? Yep, it’s the use—or should that be misuse—of explosive all-rounder Rovman Powell by the Jamaicans in Saturday


T&T men’s beach footballers kick off CONCACAF campaign

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:12 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Beach Soccer men will be aiming to make a winning start to their CONCACAF Beach Soccer Championship campaign when they battle Antigua/Barbuda at the Malcolm Beach Soccer Facility, in Nassau, Bahamas, from 6.30 p.m. today.


SOTT praises Ruiz

Feb. 19, 2017, 10:10 PM AST Comments

Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago (SOTT) has expressed regret at the passing of long-time volunteer, Grace Ruiz, and praised her work with the local chapter. A release from Special Olympics National Director Ferdinand Bibby notes that Grace served the athletes of SOTT for over 30 years before pa


WATCH YOUR MOUTH*

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:45 PM AST Comments

Former National football captain Russell Latapy advised young national footballers to focus on their own football development instead of making public statements. This comes as Central FC goalkeeper Jan-Michael Williams yesterday issued an apology for statements he made about lack of recognition by

Browne clinches 2nd round spot in keirin

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago sprint cyclist Kwesi Browne advanced to the second round of the keirin yesterday at the UCI World Cup event in Cali, Colombia, yesterday. Browne, seeking points to qualify for the World Championships later this year in Hong Kong, was second in his first round heat yesterday to An


U-20s start quest against Bermuda

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:38 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20 men’s team will kick off their CONCACAF Final round quest for World Cup qualification against Bermuda at the Ricardo Saprissa Stadium Costa Rica 1pm TT time (11am Costa Rican) today. The team, under head coach Brian Williams will be looking to qualify this


Central get first win

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:34 PM AST Comments

Newly-promoted Central Sports romped to an easy ten-wicket win against Tableland Sports on the second day of their National League Premier Division One three-day match at Invaders Ground in Felicity, yesterday. Central, who lost to First Citizens Clarke Road in their first match in the top flight tw


WICB on right track, says Cameron

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Dave Cameron believes the Professional Cricket League is helping to take West Indies cricket forward. He used the example of the Regional Super50 which ended in Antigua yesterday, saying this year, teams have been consistently getting big totals and batsmen


Roberts golden at MEAC Champs

Feb. 18, 2017, 11:25 PM AST Comments

Khemani Roberts struck gold for Coppin State University at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Indoor Track and Field Championships in Maryland, USA, on Friday. The Trinidad and Tobago athlete topped the women’s pentathlon field with a total of 3,353 points.