Kelly-Ann Baptiste

ON THE MOVE: Trinidad and Tobago’s Kelly-Ann Baptiste, right, and Britain’s Asha Philip compete in the Women’s 100 metres heats at the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha, yesterday. .See Page 58. —Photo: AFP

Trinidad and Tobago track star Kelly-Ann Baptiste renews her rivalry with long-time Jamaican foe Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in the IAAF World Athletics Championship women’s 100 metres semifinals here in Doha, Qatar, today.

Baptiste has been drawn in lane six in the third and final heat, alongside Fraser-Pryce, in five. The race, scheduled for 2.36 p.m. (TT time), will also feature defending champion Tori Bowie of the United States, Ivory Coast sprinter Murielle Ahoure and Dutchwoman Dafne Schippers. Only the top two will qualify automatically for the 4.20 p.m. final.


THE already cash-strapped Trinidad and Tobago Football Association (TTFA) must now fork out an additional $5 million in compensation to pay former men’s national senior team head coach Stephen Hart for wrongful dismissal, unpaid salaries and bonuses.

Trinidad and Tobago’s elite cyclists leave today en route to Hong Kong for the first of three World Cup events, crucial to their bid for Olympic qualification, with a timely $1million boost.

Over 180 special athletes took part in the annual Special Olympics Trinidad and Tobago (SOTT) National Floor Hockey Games, held recently at the Southern Regional Indoor Sports Facility in Pleasantville, San Fernando.

BOTH Trinidad and Tobago pairs won their final matches when the curtain fell on the 2019 NORCECA (North, Central America and the Caribbean) Beach Volleyball Tour, Sunday night in Jamaica.

Darrel John notched a beaver-trick as leaders Cantaro United FC scored a comfortable 4-2 win away to North Coast SCC but the Santa Cruz-based club failed to shake off the chasing Trendsetter Hawks, following matches in the Northern Football Association’s Premiership on Sunday.

THE photo-finish camera was required to determine the winner after three players tied in the national under-16 female tennis trials on Sunday at the National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.