The West Indies Players’ Association (WIPA) has congratulated the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force on winning the CG Insurance Super50 Cup.

The Red Force defeated the Guyana Jaguars by 152 runs in the final, having posted 362 after being sent in to bat.

A WIPA release stated: “The Red Force exhibited dominance and distinguished themselves above their peers, going undefeated throughout the tournament to win their 12th List A title.

“Throughout the competition, Trinidad and Tobago approached each match with precision and executed their plans well. Kudos to head coach, David Furlonge, captain Kieron Pollard and the entire squad.”

Also commenting on the Red Force’s success, WIPA president and CEO, Wavell Hinds, said: “The Trinidad and Tobago Red Force executed efficiently and effectively in all three rudiments of the game and their strong team spirit was obvious for all to see.

They negotiated very well when challenged at different intervals, helped by the leadership of Kieron Pollard. Congratulations to the Trinidad and Tobago Red Force team and commiserations to the Leon Johnson-led Guyana Jaguars”.


Keshorn Walcott made a winning return to competition, yesterday, landing the spear 81.87 metres to secure the National Association of Athletics Administrations (NAAATT) Track and Field Series 6 men’s javelin title, at the Dwight Yorke Stadium in Bacolet, Tobago.

NABEEL MOHAMMED was crowned men’s A Division singles champion for the second year in succession when the curtain fell on the East Clubs Classified Tennis Tournament, yesterday, at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval.

The 22-year-old won the battle of the country’s top-two ranked players 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) over Akiel Duke for the spotlight title in the two-weekend tournament.

THE Trinidad and Tobago Cycling Federation’s (TTCF) two assessment events, to select national teams for upcoming competitions, has been postponed.

Originally scheduled to start on two consecutive Fridays (April 9 & 16), the event will now launch from April 16 with the second one pedalling off the following Friday (April 23) from 7 p.m. on both days at the same venue, the National Cycling Centre in Couva.

TOP Trinidad and Tobago swimmer Dylan Carter placed fourth in the Men’s 100m freestyle ‘A’ final of the TYR Pro Swim Series in Mission Viejo, California, USA, yesterday, his final event of the five-day meet.

Tyra Gittens notched the best score of her career for a runaway victory in the women’s heptathlon at the Texas A&M Team Invitational, in the United States, on Saturday.