Tuesday, July 7, 2015

Sports

Solomon wins in 45.15

Jul. 6, 2015, 8:23 PM AST Comments

Jarrin Solomon produced his fastest run this season to strike gold in a men’s 400 metres race, at the Résisprint International meet, in La Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland, on Sunday.

Money for medals

Jul. 6, 2015, 8:24 PM AST Comments

By Roger Seepersad—The Trinidad and Tobago Olympic Committee (TTOC), in an effort to give its athletes extra motivation to perform in the Pan Am Games in Toronto, has announced medal bonuses which will form part of the TTOC’s 10 or more Olympic Gold medals athlete welfare and preparation


T&T men get bronze

Jul. 6, 2015, 8:22 PM AST Comments

AFTER suffering the heart-break of being edged off the podium on Saturday night, Trinidad and Tobago’s men learned yesterday that they will receive a team bronze medal in the Caribbean Table Tennis Championships in Martinique after all.


Warriors move to Chicago for opener

Jul. 6, 2015, 10:22 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago senior men’s team will arrive in Chicago just after midday today ahead of their opening 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup opening match against Guatemala on Thursday at Soldier Field.



WICB Under-17 Championships start

Jul. 6, 2015, 8:11 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Under-17 cricket team start West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-17 Championship in Tobago today against the Leeward Islands at Louis D’Or and the home team will be favourites to lift the title.



Gold Cup opener sold out

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:52 PM AST Comments

The CONCACAF Zone of world football may have lost its last two presidents, Trinidadian Jack Warner and Cayman Islands banker Jeff Webb to corruption scandals, but none of the shine has come off its showpiece event, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, which kicks off today before a sold out crowd in Frisco, Te


USA crush Guatemala 4-0

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:52 PM AST Comments

While Trinidad and Tobago were edging Haiti 1-0 in Fort Lauderdale in their final warm-up for the CONCACAF Gold Cup, their opening match opponents Guatemala were crashing to a 4-0 defeat to the United States in an international friendly on Friday night in front of 44,835 at Nissan Stadium, Nashvill


T&T skipper strikes gold at Blue Marlin World Cup

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:50 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Gerard “Frothy” de Silva and the crew of his boat, Pesca Grossa, won the 31st Annual Blue Marlin World Cup Championship (World Cup) on Saturday with angler Anthony Johnson of Florida reeling in a 652-pound Blue Marlin to take first place.


7-year ban for FIFA official

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:49 PM AST Comments

FIFA has banned the official it chose to inspect 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosting candidates for breaking ethics rules.Harold Mayne-Nicholls was suspended for seven years by FIFA’s ethics committee which gave no reason in its decision published yesterday.The former Chile football federation president


USA bring emphatic end to W/Cup

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:48 PM AST Comments

A World Cup that kicked off amidst one of the biggest scandals in football history ended in joyous celebration on Sunday as the United States defeated Japan 5-2 in a free-wheeling clash that offered some hope of better days ahead for the so-called Beautiful Game.


Serena wins sisters battle Djokovic stays alive in suspended match

Jul. 6, 2015, 7:47 PM AST Comments

Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena.Never a fan of losing to her sibling — who would be? — Serena