ONLY five Trinidad and Tobago players are competing in the ITF (International Tennis Federation)/ COTECC (Central American and Caribbean Tennis Confederation) Wadadli Bowl Junior Tournament in Antigua.

Action began yesterday with the round-robin group stage of the Under-14 division as well as the qualifying draws in the Under-18 category, and both main draws will serve off tomorrow.

Nathen Martin and Tobagonian Jace Quashie are drawn in Groups three and four, respectively, in the COTECC-sanctioned Under-14 division.

After action took place over the previous three weeks in St Lucia, St Vincent and Trinidad, respectively, this will be the fourth and final week of Under-18 competition in the ITF Caribbean circuit.

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T&T were represented by more than 15 players each in the first three but only national age-group champion Alijah Leslie, Victoria Koylass and Alexis Bruce have made this trip.

They are all in the main draws and will take the court for the first time tomorrow.


TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO Pro League clubs have sent counter-proposals to the governing Trinidad and Tobago Football Association after recently rejecting a memorandum of understanding (MOU) which would have seen the governing body directly involved in league operations and the payment of salaries.

It was a derby of sorts but only one team made an impact. La Horquetta Rangers returned to winning ways with a 7-0 home victory over FC Santa Rosa, last season’s Trinidad and Tobago Super League champions, when they met in the Ascension Invitational Football Tournament on Wednesday.

Red-hot Guyana Amazon Warriors extended their unbeaten start to the Caribbean Premier League season while inflicting yet another blow to Jamaica Tallawahs’ playoff hopes, with a commanding 81-run victory Wednesday night.

Team TTO’s cyclists have boosted their chances of securing a place at next year’s Tokyo Olympics, having made significant progress in the latest World rankings. T&T leaped six places to fifth in the Track Men’s team sprint Olympic ranking when the world governing body for the sport, UCI (International Cycling Union) updated their rankings Tuesday.

The West Indies women predictably suffered their second straight series whitewash at the hands of powerhouses Australia when they went down by nine wickets in the final Twenty20 International of the three-match series in Barbados Wednesday night. But captain Stafanie Taylor still saw signs of hope for her team.