“We want people to come out and see some top class cycling at the NCC (National Cycling Centre): Trinidad and Tobago versus the Rest of the World.” Desmond Roberts, head of the organising committee for the UNI-sanctioned Per­fec­tion Ser­vices Lim­it­ed (PSL) Fire On Wheels event that pedals off in Balmain, Couva over the next two days, was making his pitch.

The event at the state-of-the-art fa­cil­i­ty will be the venue’s first action in over a year after it was sidelined because of problems with the air-conditioning system, indispensable to maintain the integrity and safety of the 250-metre wooden track.


Skipper Stafanie Taylor admitted there was some worry in the West Indies camp when her side lost three early wickets in pursuit of a modest 79 against Thailand, in their opening Group B match of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup on Saturday.

The returning Imran Khan is not writing off a Trinidad and Tobago resurgence in the second half of the West Indies Championship four-day competition and is hoping to play a key role in helping the Yannick Ottley led team return to the top half of the table before the end of the campaign.

Tyson Fury reinvented himself once again, and once again he’s a heavyweight champion.

The ‘Gypsy King’ dropped Deontay Wilder twice Saturday night in their heavyweight title rematch, turning from boxer to puncher to win the title when Wilder’s corner threw in the towel as he was taking a beating in the seventh round.

Trinidad and Tobago’s Under-20 Women, powered by a four-goal performance by captain Afiyah Cornwall made a perfect start to the CONCACAF U-20 Women’s Championship Group F campaign with a 6-0 shut out of St Kitts/Nevis at the Estadio Panamericano in San Cristobal, yesterday.