Lenize Potgieter

TOSS-UP: South Africa’s Lenize Potgieter, left, and Trinidad and Tobago’s Shaquanda Greene compete for the ball during their opening group match at the Netball World Cup, at the M&S Bank Arena, in Liverpool, England, last July 12. South Africa won 76-45. --Photo: AP

Trinidad and Tobago will host the Americas World Youth Netball qualifiers next July, twinning the occasion with 1979 World Netball 40th anniversary celebrations, for which 2019 Netball World Cup champions New Zealand, and runners-up Australia have been invited.

Trinidad and Tobago Netball Association (TTNA) president Dr Patricia Butcher said yesterday that following a recent executive meeting, a decision was taken to host the America World Cup qualifiers, for which some 10 national teams have already indicated interest in participating.

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CHEQUEDA De Boulet, Vance Juteram and Cathline Ramroop captured Triple Crowns in the Solo Junior Badminton Tournament on Saturday at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Australia’s women took an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match T20 International series, when they defeated the West Indies by nine wickets at Kensington Oval in Barbados on Monday. 

The 18th edition of the Aranjuez Sports Club Super Sixes tournament is set to bowl off on Friday at the Aranjuez Sports Club Ground with a first prize of $6,000 and a challenge trophy up for grabs.

SIMON NAVARRO kicked in 15 points and Harvard were held scoreless in the second half as Trinidad Northern recovered from a 12-point deficit to beat the Woodbrook squad 35-22 and claim the Marcus Minshall Cup, Saturday afternoon at the Queen’s Park Savannah.