Sunday, May 24, 2015

Sports

Sunil in the spotlight

May 23, 2015, 9:09 PM AST Comments

Mystery spinner Sunil Narine was in good form for Queen's Park Cricket Club yesterday, grabbing four wickets for 25 runs to derail the Merry Boys first innings on the first day of their three-day Shanghai Construction Group Premier Division One match at Diego Martin Recreation Ground yesterday.


Weak batting, rain hurt WI women in 1st T20

May 23, 2015, 9:07 PM AST Comments

West Indies's women's cricketers were once again let down by weak batting as they slumped to a five-run defeat to Sri Lanka Woman under the Duckworth/Lewis method, in a rain-affected Twenty20 affair yesterday.


Chennai, Mumbai battle for IPL crown

May 23, 2015, 9:06 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago cricketers Kieron Pollard, Lendl Simmons and Dwayne Bravo are all expected to feature prominantly in today's Pepsi Indian Premier League Twenty20 final as two of the most successful T20 franchises Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super battle for the 2015 crown.


U-17 women get set piece lesson from Venezuela

May 23, 2015, 9:06 PM AST Comments

Three set-piece goals prevented the Trinidad and Tobago Under-17 women from capping off a festive day with a winning performance yesterday, as they slumped to a 3-1 defeat to Venezuela after taking an early lead at the Manny Ramjohn Stadium in Marabella.


Daunting challenge from Aussies

May 23, 2015, 9:00 PM AST Comments

WHEN the Frank Worrell Trophy was last contested, in the Caribbean in 2012, Michael Clarke, with praise rare from an Australian captain, credited West Indies with waging a "really hard-fought" series, adding that he hoped they "get a lot of credit for the way they played".


T&T cyclists expect good medal hunt

May 23, 2015, 8:59 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago cycling team is expecting a good medal haul as they head across the islands to Cuba this week for the Caribbean Track Cycling Championships. The Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation (TTCF) has selected a very promising ten-member team for the Championships which will be hel



Molino, King top awards ...as TTFA honours star performers

May 23, 2015, 8:57 PM AST Comments

Orlando City Midfielder Kevin Molino was named the male senior international Player of the Year and Arin King, the female international Player of the year when the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) hosted its awards ceremony for 2014-2015 at the VIP Lounge, Hasely Crawford Stadium on


Ministry of Sport resumes coaches' salary payments

May 23, 2015, 8:56 PM AST Comments

The Ministry of Sport has resumed funding to the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association, while the (TTFA) is expected to formally endorse, the Women's Professional League, a competition proposed by Sport Minister Brent Sancho. These developments come as both parties have come to a truce, followi


Wright betters best at Hampton Games

May 23, 2015, 8:55 PM AST Comments

Andwuelle Wright produced a new personal best (PB) at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in Port of Spain, yesterday, to grab gold in the Hampton International Games men's long jump event.


New Open 5k best for Marsden

May 23, 2015, 8:52 PM AST Comments

Top Trinidad and Tobago Open Water swimmer Christian Marsden achieved a new personal best time in the Open 5k when the Caribbean Cross Training 2nd Tobago Open Water Festival splashed off last Sunday in the sister isle.


'Calypso Girls' looking ahead

May 22, 2015, 8:17 PM AST Comments

The overall feeling in the Trinidad and Tobago netball camp in the wake of their recent European tour, is that they are closing the gap. The "Calypso Girls" returned on Wednesday, after spending most of the month in the United Kingdom, competing in two separate international series.They contested a