Sunday, July 23, 2017

Sports

Cain bows out in Para Worlds 200

Jul. 23, 2017, 8:43 AM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago sprinter Nyoshia Cain bowed out in the qualifying round of the women's 200 metres T44 event at the World Para Athletics Championships in London, England, yesterday. Cain got home in 29.55 seconds to finish fifth in heat two and 10th overall. The top eight progressed to today's fi


MEDAL RUSH*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:48 PM AST Comments

Jeron Thompson and the Team TTO girls beach soccer team topped off a successful week for this country's youth and junior athletes when they won bronze and gold respectively at the Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) in Nassau, Bahamas yesterday. Those medals took the tally from athletes competing at the


Crawford: Mental toughness is key*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:44 PM AST Comments

HASELY CRAWFORD said he hoped the young people in the country would benefit from and be inspired by his experiences on the track. He was speaking as The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine launched a “Commemorative Exhibition for a National Hero” in honour of the country’s

T&T bag sprint relay bronze*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

Akanni Hislop, Jalen Purcell, Tyrell Edwards and Jerod Elcock combined for bronze in the men's 4x100 metres relay at the Pan American Junior Championships in Trujillo, Peru, yesterday. The Trinidad and Tobago quartet got the baton round the track in 39.90 seconds.


U-17 stars strengthen U-19 squad

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:28 PM AST Comments

Six players from the championship-winning Trinidad and Tobago Under-17 squad, including MVP Avinash Mahabirsingh, will now suit up for the national Under-19 squad as they prepare to defend their Regional Under-19 three-day title next week in St Kitts. Mahabirsingh, along with pacers Jaden Seales and


Super League kicks into live streaming*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

For the first time in the history of local club football, fans can now cheer on their favourite teams while on the go or from the comfort of their homes courtesy a recent agreement between the Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) and communications solutions provider, bmobile. The pair has teamed


Benjamin Jr drafted by Lawrence*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

NEIL BENJAMIN JR, the in-form W Connection right-winger has been drafted into the senior national football team named by Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence for Wednesday’s International friendly in Guayaquil against Ecuador. Lawrence named his team yesterday following six days of t

Young Windies start ‘tough’ series in Zimbabwe*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:15 PM AST Comments

Head coach, Graeme West, is expecting another tough series when the West Indies Under-19s square off against their Zimbabwe counterparts in three Youth One-Day Internationals starting today. The Young Windies are fresh from a 3-2 series win over South Africa Under-19s last week, after pulling off a


Buffalo Soldier scores upset*

Jul. 22, 2017, 11:14 PM AST Comments

BUFFALO SOLDIER produced a devastating late run in the dying stages of yesterday’s feature event to deny newcomer Stockyard victory in his first race at Santa Rosa Park, Arima. The Harold Chadee importation, owned by son Dave, scored by a head from Stockyard, Erraruriz and Takeoneforjoey in a


GOLDEN RUN*

Jul. 22, 2017, 1:1 AM AST Comments

SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD Adell Colthrust captured Trinidad and Tobago’s first ever Commonwealth Youth Games (CYG) gold medal when he was first to the finish in the boy’s U-18 100m final at the 6th CYG in Nassau, Bahamas late on Thursday night. Colthrust, the Carifta U-18 sprint champion who is


St Fort golden again!

Jul. 22, 2017, 12:52 AM AST Comments

KHALIFA ST FORT made a successful defence of her Pan American Junior Championship women's 100 metres title in Trujillo, Peru, late yesterday. St Fort was in a race of her own, the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter bolting to victory in 11.32 seconds for a comfortable cushion on her rivals. Americans Rebe


T&T boys going for 'ITF' gold*

Jul. 22, 2017, 12:49 AM AST Comments

TRINIDAD and Tobago's No. 2 boys' team will be playing for gold when the curtain falls on the ITF (International Tennis Federation)/COTTEC (Central American and Caribbean) Under-12 Team Championships today at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua. The combination of Beckham Sylv