Chris Richards Jnr fired a three over par 75 to take a two-stroke lead in the Boys 13 and under division after the first day of the 11th Republic Bank Caribbean Junior Open at St Andrews Golf Course yesterday. Zico Correia, Richards’ local rival, is joint-second with Guadeloupe’s Theo Jean–Noel after both shot 77.

Twenty-nine foreigners out of a field of 93 juniors are competing this year. In the boy’s 18 & under age group, the leader is Jonathan Jean-Noel from Guadeloupe who shot a fine 75. Barbadian Iz Hustler follows in second with 78 while his countrymen Ozaih Layne and Zxavier Wiggins are joint-third, with both shooting 80.


West Indies rookies Joshua Da Silva and Kyle Mayers were both satisfied with their performances in the recent Test matches against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and with a few months before South Africa tours the Caribbean in June, the pair are focused on improving their game.

TOP TEAM TTO swimmer Dylan Carter finished sixth in the ‘B’ final of the Men’s 100-metre butterfly when the TYR Pro Swim Series continued in Mission Viejo, California, USA, yesterday.

Embattled Trinidad and Tobago are among 12 teams which will do battle at Inter Miami’s CF Stadium in the CONCACAF Gold Cup preliminary round in July.

SEVE DAY continued his dream return to competitive tennis yesterday at Trinidad Country Club, Maraval.

The former top player, in his first event at home since reaching final of the National Championships in 2012, defeated No. 3 seed Keshan Moonasar 6-3, 6-4 to advance to the Division A semi-finals of the East Clubs Classified Tennis Tournament.

The Covid-19 pandemic might have stopped club cricket from being played in Trinidad and Tobago, but the Past Cricketers Society is still going strong and will be hosting a fundraising initiative today in aid of fellow former cricketers who have fallen on tough times.

Sprinter Jereem “The Dream” Richards, swimmer Dylan Carter and boxer Nigel Paul received a combined total of $450,000 in elite funding from the Ministry of Sport and Youth Affairs, on Wednesday.