Thursday, April 6, 2017

LOUSY JOB*

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:38 PM AST Comments

WEST Indies cricket icon Sir Vivian Richards has hit out at the administration of the game in the Caribbean, referring to the governing West Indies Cricket Board as “an arrogant administrative unit” and suggesting that its approach is keeping the best players out of the regional team.

Danny’s back

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:35 PM AST Comments

Rajindra Dhanraj has been hired for a brief period to advise the spin bowlers in the West Indies team. The West Indies Cricket Board announced yesterday that the former Trinidad and Tobago and West Indies leg-spinner will work with the team prior to the start of the upcoming three One-day Internatio


‘Excited’ Browne heads to Worlds

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:34 PM AST Comments

Keirin specialist Kwesi Browne left this morning for Hong Kong, keen to compete at his first World Cycling Championships. The 23-year-old Arima Wheelers rider will be going into action next week in both the match sprint and keirin events. “I was happy to finally qualify. Now I’m feeling


Long ways to go*

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:31 PM AST Comments

NATIONAL men’s hockey team captain Darren Cowie has praised the effort of the young Trinidad and Tobago players during the March 25-April 2 FIH Men’s World League 2 tournament, in which T&T placed fifth among the eight teams. But Cowie, who is also the Trinidad and Tobago Hockey Board de

T&T stickwomen hammered by hosts

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:30 PM AST Comments

After being hammered 12-0 by hosts Canada Tuesday, the Trinidad and Tobago senior women’s hockey team will play the winner of the Canada/Belarus game today in the 5th-7th playoff game scheduled for Saturday. The 12-0 defeat to Canada was their third defeat on the trot in Pool B action for the


Galt 44th in ‘Waterkloof’

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:29 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago professional golfer Joshua Galt finished the IGT Tour Waterkloof Challenge tournament in a three-way tie for 44th position when the three-day competition concluded yesterday in Pretoria, South Africa. The 100-man tournament featured some of the top pros in South Africa.


Andrea, Nancy back together*

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:27 PM AST Comments

A DECADE after being No.1 in the country on the sand, Andrea Davis and Nancy Joseph have reunited for national duty. Joseph was recently appointed as national beach volleyball coach by the Trinidad and Tobago Volleyball Federation (TTVF) and Davis was picked as the manager.


‘Lara’ pitch gets early pass mark

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:26 PM AST Comments

Monroe Road were the first winners of a cricket match at the recently-completed Brian Lara Stadium at Tarouba. But the bigger winner appeared to be the pitch itself. For the record, Monroe Road beat Cosmos by one wicket in the Twenty20 match played under lights.

Telesford tops Bobcat 200

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:23 PM AST Comments

Dan-Neil Telesford was the class of the men’s 200 metres field at the Bobcat Invitational in Texas, USA, on the weekend. With a strong 4.3 metres per second following wind at his back, the Trinidad and Tobago sprinter got home in 21.03 seconds for top spot in the half-lap event.


Red Cloud seeking hat-trick

Apr. 5, 2017, 11:21 PM AST Comments

ROOT OF JESSIE, a surprise winner in his first start on the turf two weeks ago, will attempt to stop the hat-trick seeking Red Cloud in Saturday’s seventh race at Santa Rosa Park. The Rolf Bartolo-owned and trained Jamaica-bred four-year-old will be partnered by Nela Mohammed in the 1,350-metr




CHANGES, CHANGES*

Apr. 5, 2017, 12:34 AM AST Comments

Marlon Richards was named captain; Roshon Primus is back from injury; two players have been recalled; and three new faces have been added to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force team for the upcoming Regional Four-Day match against Barbados Pride, bowling off on Friday at Kensington Oval. Richards beco