Jael Lewis

BETTER FOR THE CAMP: Maloney Pacers’ Jael Lewis in action. –Photo courtesy Buzzer Beaters

A relatively new developmental programme being run by the Americas arm of the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has the potential to provide greater incentive to this and other countries’ outstanding basketball prospects who dream of excelling on the world stage.

The programme has already impacted positively on two local players and three more are expected to benefit from the experience later in the year.

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Seeking to raise the quality of the region’s national teams for better representation at the FIBA Basketball World Cup and the Olympic Games, FIBA Americas has embarked on a series of camps for the region’s elite players aged between 15 and 17. The camps are geared toward developing such talented players and to track and monitor them.


KIERON POLLARD may have lost his place in the West Indies One-Day team when Clive Lloyd was the chairman of selectors but the former West Indies captain supports the decision to make him the new white ball captain.

CHELSEA FONG shone brightest of all the stars in the Solo National Junior Table Tennis Championship last weekend at National Racquet Centre, Orange Grove Main Road, Tacarigua.

Trinidad and Tobago head coach Dennis Lawrence was left searching for answers after his charges squandered a two-goal lead and had to settle for a share of the spoils in a 2-2 draw against Martinique in the return leg of their CONCACAF Nations League Group C qualifier at the Hasely Crawford Stadium on Monday night.

The first round of action in the new Shell/First Citizens Premier Division season of the Secondary Schools Football League (SSFL) kicks off this afternoon.

TRINIDAD and Tobago placed fourth overall in the recent CASA (Caribbean Area Squash Association) Championship in Guyana. The hosts secured the prestigious overall title by sweeping both team events, while women’s runners-up Barbados placed second and Cayman Islands were third.