Sunday, May 28, 2017

Sports

WALCOTT OPENS STRONG*

May 27, 2017, 11:53 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Keshorn Walcott triumphed in his 2017 season-opener at the Golden Javelin meet in Vantaa, Finland, yesterday. The 2012 Olympic champion landed the spear 84.16 metres for gold in the men’s javelin. Finland’s 2007 world champion Tero Pitkamaki picked up silver w

QPCC do trick

May 27, 2017, 11:33 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club skipper Justin Guillen was full of praise for the youngsters in his team as the Port of Spain club clinched their third straight Premier Division One three-day title on the first day of their final round match against Central Sports at the Queen’s Park Oval, yes


Dylan Carter takes silver in California*

May 27, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter claimed silver in the Men’s 200m freestyle final after the first night of the three-day 2017 Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge, being held at the William Woollett Jr Aquatics Center in Irvine, California, USA, Friday. Carter splashed to a one minut


Changing image, changing results*

May 27, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

For more than 15 years, the West Indies cricket team has been trapped in a failure spiral in which they fail, expect to fail and fail again. Once the world’s champion cricket team and one of the best teams in the history of sport, they have been languishing at the bottom of the Test and One-Da

Blackett splashes to triple gold*

May 27, 2017, 11:9 PM AST Comments

Sharon O’Brien has retained her position as the head of local women’s football. In elections of the Women’s league Football (WOLF) held last week, O’Brien was re-elected for another term at the board room of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association.


New champion for Rainbow Cup*

May 27, 2017, 11:2 PM AST Comments

MORE than $90,000 in cash prizes will be on offer for the The Massy Rainbow Cup 2017 International triathlon, hosted by the Rainbow Warriors Triathlon Club on its 13th anniversary. Thwe event takles place on June 10. And there will be a new male champion this year as 2016 winner Jackson Laundry of C


AKEEM RESCUED*

May 26, 2017, 11:25 PM AST Comments

CHAMPION Trinidad and Tobago paralympic athlete Akeem Stewart got an $80,000 contribution yesterday from Southern Sales Services and the Guardian Group to assist with his preparation for the July 14-23 World Para Athletics Championship in London. The contribution rescued Stewart’s World campai


Merry Boys chase QPCC as final round begins

May 26, 2017, 11:21 PM AST Comments

Queen’s Park Cricket Club are on the verge of another historic title. The Premier Division One side is just nine points away from winning its third straight three-day league title, a feat that no other team has managed in the last two decades, while the Premier Division Two team is just three

U-17 North/South clash on today*

May 26, 2017, 11:18 PM AST Comments

THE country’s top Under-17 cricketers, outstanding in the recent Shell sponsored Inter Zone competition, will be bidding for places in the national team for the upcoming regional championship when a North versus South Under-17 50-over clash takes place today at the National Cricket Centre in B


Carter sets the pace in California swim meet*

May 26, 2017, 11:16 PM AST Comments

Top Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter was the fastest qualifier for the Men’s 200m freestyle final after the first morning of the three-day 2017 Novaquatics Speedo Grand Challenge, being held at the William Woollett Jr Aquatics Center in Irvine, California. Carter splashed to a one minu


T&T makes conditional bid for CPL*

May 26, 2017, 11:14 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago would be “delighted” to host a CPL match here but on terms that would be amenable to all, as we do not have money to splurge as before, says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. He was responding to a question on the issue at a media conference at the Parliament building y


‘Ron La’ back at Guaya*

May 26, 2017, 11:10 PM AST Comments

RON LA FOREST has been reinstalled head-coach at Guaya United and the football club has expressed ambitions of making a clean sweep of the new Trinidad and Tobago Super League. Armed with home-based players, Guaya have worked hard in pre-season preparation on and off the field. Manager Jameson Rigu


‘Executives’ double up in TML league*

May 26, 2017, 11:6 PM AST Comments

Nur-e-Islam Executive Eagles and Nur-e-Islam Executive Youths dominated the TML Cricket League finals at St Joseph last weekend. In the inaugural TML/Takaaful T&T Premier Cricket League, Nur-e-Islam Executive Eagles defeated ATCO Curepe Blazers by three runs to clinch the title, while the Executive