Monday, April 24, 2017

Sports

SUNIL STARS*

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:14 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Sunil Narine continued to shine with the bat for Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), scoring a vital 34 at the top of the innings as the home team, cheered on by a partisan Eden Gardens crowd, completed a stunning 82-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), yesterday.

‘DJ’ withdraws from IPL campaign

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:13 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago all-rounder Dwayne Bravo has pulled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League to focus on fully recovering from a hamstring injury sustained while playing for the Melbourne Renegades in the Big Bash T20 last year.


Parkites ease past Comets

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:12 PM AST Comments

Defending champions Queen’s Park Cricket Club completed an easy innings and 29-run victory over Alescon Comets yesterday, to stay in the lead after the fifth round of matches in the Premier Division One three-day competition. A century from opening batsman Andy Gobin was not enough for Comets


Sprint relay ‘B’ win*

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:9 PM AST Comments

Dan-Neil Telesford stormed from behind to hand Trinidad and Tobago victory in the men’s 4x100 metres “B” final, at the IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas, on Saturday night. Though no medals were on offer, the win proved to more valuable than expected. With just five teams finish

Galvanising incompetence

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

From pitchforks at the Oval to glowing coals on galvanise at Sabina Park, no effort is being spared to chase away the few remaining Caribbean stragglers who are interested in Test cricket. By the way, yes, “galvanise” in standard English is a verb not a noun, but as soon as the presumabl


Barnes pulls 'Solo' stunner

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:5 PM AST Comments

T'SHELLE BARNES produced the upset of the tournament while Reece Marcano and Jace Smith also gained sweet revenge when the Solo Junior Badminton Tournament concluded Saturday at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas.


‘Catch’ triple crown for Carter*

Apr. 23, 2017, 10:2 PM AST Comments

AIDAN CARTER was the only player to capture a Triple Crown in the recent Catch National Junior Tennis Championships at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Road, Tacarigua. After beating his doubles partner for both the under-16 and 18 singles titles, last year’s national under-14 and 16 cham


Williams, Phillip finish 11th again

Apr. 23, 2017, 9:59 PM AST Comments

DANEIL WILLIAMS and Marlon Phillip avoided the cellar position for the second time in a row when the second leg of the 2017 NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour ended yesterday at Seven-Mile Beach, Grand Cayman.

‘QUICK’ DEATH*

Apr. 22, 2017, 9:46 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Red Force chairman of selectors Raphick Jumadeen says the art of fast-bowling is dying a slow death in T&T and is urging the local cricketing fraternity to do something about it. Looking back at the Red Force campaign in the Regional Four-Day championship, Jumadeen said while he


Central Sports shock Penal Sports in 3-day league

Apr. 22, 2017, 9:44 PM AST Comments

Central Sports pulled off a another shocker in the Premier Division One three-day league competition yesterday, defeating PowerGen Penal Sports Club by two wickets at Invaders Ground in Felicity. Having already defeated 2005 winners Alescon Comets earlier this season, newly promoted Central Sports p


Holder shines on gloomy day*

Apr. 22, 2017, 9:39 PM AST Comments

Captain Jason Holder struck his fifth Test half-century but only 69 balls were possible as rain wrecked the second day of the opening Test between West Indies and Pakistan yesterday. When heavy rain brought an abrupt end to the already truncated day’s play at 3:05 pm (4:05 Eastern Caribbean ti


Lawrence picks 24 for training

Apr. 22, 2017, 9:37 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago senior football team will return to training tomorrow to start preparing for Saturday’s international friendly against Grenada in St George’s. The match will serve as part of the national team’s build-up for the two 2018 World Cup qualifiers against the Unit


Tales from Sabina*

Apr. 22, 2017, 9:33 PM AST Comments

“I remember even seeing ice-skating there,” recalls Donovan Davis, former track & field coach at Kingston College High School (KC), on being asked about Sabina Park. And, “I remember when Pat Rousseau put-on a benefit match for Clive Lloyd at Sabina. He brought down a man with a j