Sunday, September 3, 2017

TOUGH BREAK*

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:25 PM AST Comments

Wayne Parnell struck one of the biggest blows in this year’s Caribbean Premier League (CPL) on Saturday night. None of the three wickets the Barbados Tridents fast bowler took at Kensington Oval hurt the visiting Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) as much as the lash on the left forearm Brendon McCu

Bad light, rain scupper West Indies warm-up*

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:24 PM AST Comments

West Indies had their hopes of bowling practice ahead of the Lord’s Test, which starts Thursday, foiled by bad light and rain, as only 73 deliveries were possible on the final day of the two-day tour match against Leicestershire, yesterday. However, Windies skipper Jason Holder said he was sti


Parnell heroics propel Tridents to 16-run win*

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:20 PM AST Comments

South African Wayne Parnell turned in a strong all-round performance as Barbados Tridents kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 16-run victory over leaders Trinbago Knight Riders on Saturday night. With Tridents floundering at 62 for seven in the 10th over, Parnell stepped up to stroke an unbea


Make that change

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:15 PM AST Comments

Barring a Headingley-style turnaround, this Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign is effectively over. Yet in the same way that Shai Hope and Kraigg Brathwaite engineered an astonishing Test match victory last week, made all the more remarkable by the manner of the abject capitulation at Edgbast

Real Dimension beat Club Sando 7-3*

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:13 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s senior women’s international Karyn “Baby” Forbes scored a beaver-trick as defending champions WI Real Dimension maintained a 100 per cent record in 10 matches in the Super League division of the Women’s League Football (WoLF), with a 7-2 victory ov


Tough day at the office for local cyclists*

Sep. 3, 2017, 11:11 PM AST Comments

TRINIDAD AND Tobago’s hopes of collecting precious metal on day four of the 2017 Elite Pan American Track Cycling Championships rested on the shoulders of the young Campbell siblings Akil and Teniel, as they were the only riders to advance to the medal round of competition on Saturday. And whi


POOR, POOR, POOR*

Sep. 2, 2017, 10:14 PM AST Comments

“First half, we were poor. Poor, poor in the first half,” national football team head coach Dennis Lawrence said. “Not what I expected. Not what anyone expected.” Lawrence did not hide the disappointment at his team’s 2-1 home defeat to Honduras in a World Cup qualifier


Hetmeyer, Dowrich hit Leicester 100s

Sep. 2, 2017, 10:7 PM AST Comments

ROOKIE Shimron Hetmyer produced a stunning unbeaten century while wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich also chipped in with three figures, as West Indies dominated the opening day of their two-day match against Leicestershire at Grace Road yesterday. The 20-year-old left-hander struck 128 not out at better th

Hockey turf delay*

Sep. 2, 2017, 10:6 PM AST Comments

After the fanfare of the Minister of Sports Darryl Smith’s promise, since March, to deliver a brand new $1.3 million turf for local hockey, the turf’s delivery has been stalled for more about six weeks at a port in Germany as manufacturer Polytan is awaiting payment. According to Trinida


Amazon Warriors destroy Tallawahs*

Sep. 2, 2017, 10:1 PM AST Comments

AN ASTONISHING run-chase by Guyana Amazon Warriors made a mockery of Jamaica Tallawahs’ total of 149 in their Hero Caribbean Premier League clash on Friday night, as Chadwick Walton’s unbeaten 84 propelled the Warriors to the total with 57 balls to spare. The result virtually secured the


Campbell wins home fans over*

Sep. 2, 2017, 9:54 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Teniel Campbell did not secure a top three finish in any of the two Omnium events she contested on day three of the 2017 Elite Pan American Track Cycling Championships, but she won a lot of hearts and fans for her gritty performance in the women’s Points Race on Fri


T&T off to Panama*

Sep. 2, 2017, 9:51 PM AST Comments

THE TRINIDAD and Tobago squad was back in training yesterday morning, seeking to put Friday night’s defeat on home soil to Honduras past them in anticipation of their next World Cup qualifier, away to Panama in Panama City on Tuesday. Head Coach Dennis Lawrence put the players who were inactiv


Live Updates: Elite Pan American Track Championships 2017

Sep. 1, 2017, 6:28 PM AST Comments

With 20 countries vying for Pan American cycling supremacy, Trinidad and Tobago will want to be remebered as more than just the host. Today, they throw down the gauntlet in the men's sprint, elimination and points race, as well as the women's 500 metre time trial, individual pursuit and Madison, in