Joevin Jones


Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence expressed some level of satisfaction with the efforts of his players as this country came away with a 1-1 draw against a tricky Martinique outfit in their opening match of CONCACAF Nations League qualifying in Fort-de-France on Friday night.

“I thought...we started the game very well. We had a couple changes early on which could have put us in a better position. We knew we would have to weather the storm a bit and see it out. The boys did absolutely remarkable to get themselves back into the game so I was really, really pleased for the boys. Now it’s all about recovery and getting home to make sure we are ready for the for the next game on Monday,” Lawrence said.

Canada-based forward Ryan Telfer made his international debut for T&T as Lawrence gave him his first cap alongside India-based forward Marcus Joseph in the attack. It was Joseph though who found himself with the early opportunities to put T&T ahead but he mis-fired on the evening for the visitors.


Ato Boldon is strongly opposed to the new World Athletics (formerly IAAF) Diamond League format. The 2020 Diamond League Final in Zurich, Switzerland will not feature the 200 metres, discus, triple jump and 3,000m steeplechase.

THE Diego Martin Sports Complex has become such a successful football venue, regularly attracting a large turnout of fans, that it will be the stage of tonight’s First Citizens Cup final. It will be the first time the final has ever held in Diego Martin.

DECEASED Trinidad and Tobago boxer Giselle “Magic” Salandy has missed out on a place in history as female fighters — Christy Martin, Lucia Rijker and Barbara Buttrick — will make history in Canastota next June as the first female boxers inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame.

CULTURAL ROOTS have been crowned champions of the 2019 Northern Football Association’s (NFA) Premier League, having wrapped up the title with a 2-0 home win over Trendsetter Hawks on Wednesday evening at the Dibe Recreational Ground, off Long Circular Road in St James. They join Frontline FC who secured the Championship Division title just days before.

SHEMAR BRITTON struck gold for the second year in succession Wednesday night in the RMSL (Reliability Maintenance Services Limited) Super Singles Table Tennis Tournament.

Trinidad and Tobago international netballer Samantha Wallace has been named among the top 10 players for the 2019 season of the Australian Suncorp Super League, considered the best professional netball league in the world.