Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Sports

Coach Helmot praises champs ‘Steel’

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:10 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago Red Steel coach Simon Helmot praised the fighting spirit of his team after they defied the odds to whip the Barbados Tridents by 20 runs on Sunday night to clinch the Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 title for the first time.

Pollard: 20 runs too many

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:10 PM AST Comments

Kyle Corbin made his Hero Caribbean Premier League Twenty20 debut on Sunday night but did not have the impact his captain Kieron Pollard was hoping for.


U-20 women beat SVG in Qualifying opener

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:9 PM AST Comments

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20 Women’s team got their Caribbean Football Union World Qualifying campaign off to a winning start with a 2-0 victory over hosts St Vincent/Grenadines at Victoria Park in St Vincent on Sunday.



South Africa to play four Tests in India

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:6 PM AST Comments

South Africa will play four Test matches in India for the first time as part of their longest ever tour to the sub-continent later this year, the country's cricket board announced yesterday.


Froome ponders tackling Vuelta

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:6 PM AST Comments

Chris Froome celebrated his second Tour de France triumph with a bacon sandwich yesterday before chewing over the appetising prospect of a rare grand tour double in Spain next month.The 30-year-old Briton, enjoying the release of being able to eat what he fancies after three weeks of rigorous discip


Wave upset Fuego in WPL

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:5 PM AST Comments

Wave FC continued their good run of form when they became the first team to defeat Boom Champions Fuego in the Women’s Premier League (WPL) Sunday.


Lawrence, Bryden solid in Las Vegas tourney

Jul. 27, 2015, 9:0 PM AST Comments

Two of this country’s top junior golfers Ysabelle Lawrence and Liam Bryden warmed up for the upcoming Caribbean Amateur Golf Championships (CAGC) in Jamaica with solid performances at the World Stars of Junior Golf Tournament in Las Vegas last week.


Mexicans silence the reggae

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:57 PM AST Comments

Mexico had more than their share of luck in their passage to the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup final, but needed none when defeating Jamaica 3-1 at Philadelphia’s Lincoln Financial Field Sunday night to win their record seventh championship.


Jamaicans take heart from Gold Cup effort

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:54 PM AST Comments

Houston Dynamo forward, Giles Barnes, believes Jamaica's CONCACAF Gold Cup experience was a turning point in the nation's football, despite the defeat to Mexico in Sunday's final.


Burke stuns St Louis

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:54 PM AST Comments

JUST like everyone else at Central Regional Indoor Sports Arena, Chaguanas, on Sunday night, Anthony “Sandfly” Brown was certain that Solo Crusaders had advanced to the team final of the Solo National Table Tennis Championships when Dexter St Louis walked to the table with his team alrea


Under-15s get first win

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:52 PM AST Comments

The Trinidad and Tobago Under-15s finally started their regional U-15 campaign yesterday with an easy nine wicket win over Jamaica in Guyana.


Second victory for T&T Under-19s

Jul. 27, 2015, 8:50 PM AST Comments

Cephas Cooper and Amir Jangoo both struck half centuries to guide the Trinidad and Tobago Under-19s to an easy 138-run win over Canada in their West Indies Cricket Board Regional Under-19 match in Jamaica, yesterday.