Keron “Doggie” Cornwall

(flashback) FC Santa Rosa striker Keron “Doggie” Cornwall, left, fires a shot to goal. In the way are teammate Ryan “Fry” Stewart and QPCC defender Yohancy Marshall, right. Santa Rosa won the match 2-1.

FC Santa Rosa moved two places up the points table in the Ascension Invitational Football Tournament on Friday night following a 3-1 win over their Trinidad and Tobago Super League (TTSL) rivals Guaya United at the Arima Velodrome.

Santa Rosa, lying sixth before the kickoff, are now level with another TTSL club, Cunupia FC, on 10 points from six matches but Cunupia’s superior goal-differential keeps them above the Arimians.

Santa Rosa are a difficult team to beat on their home turf and just when it seemed Guaya would survive the opening half, the hosts snatched the lead in the 44th minute through Osei Sandy.

Santa Rosa doubled their advantage just four minutes after the resumption when John-Paul Rochford netted but Guaya kept trying and Akeil Paul brought them back into the game by scoring in the 85th.


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.